Motoring

New cars

Friday, August 11, 2017
United Kingdom

Renault is the latest car-maker to expand its SUV line-up to three models with the launch of the large Koleos. Motoring editor Andy Russell checks it out at the UK launch.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The latest Fiat 500L sees minor styling updates and more technology introduced but what hasn’t changed is it family-focused practicality.

Friday, August 4, 2017

Vauxhall has moved its trusty Insignia range upmarket with the all-new hatchback version dubbed Grand Sport. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it lives up the promise.

Ford
Friday, August 4, 2017

With electrified cars making the headlines, Jack Evans tries out MINI’s new Countryman Cooper S E Hybrid.

Friday, July 28, 2017

SEAT SEAT has given the hot Leon Cupra hatchback and estate even more go. Darren Cassey went to see whether power really does corrupt.

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Quick Tips & Advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.

Traffic News

Wed, 07:49

A number of bus services in Huntingdonshire which faced being axed after the operator announced it was pulling out of its contract have been saved.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Cambridgeshire County Council could step in to offer a temporary reprieve to some of the bus services in Huntingdonshire that are due to be cut, after the operator running them announced it was withdrawing from a number of unprofitable routes.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017

A woman was taken to hospital after a car crashed into a ditch on the border between Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

The MP for North West Cambridgeshire has welcomed an announcement by the Department for Transport that rural roads in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are set for a £3.5mllion boost.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Overnight work to resurface a 32-metre section of the A14 Huntingdon railway viaduct will begin tonight (July 24).

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Proposals for a light railway to connect Cambridgeshire’s market towns with the county’s cities have been unveiled by the mayor.

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