Motoring

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Volkswagen’s new, greener Golf Evo turbo petrol is a junior GTI – fast, frugal and fun, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Thu, 16:40

Hyundai has added a new SUV to the ever-popular crossover market. Aidan Rennie-Jones finds out how the Kona stacks up.

Mon, 09:29

Nissan’s large X-Trail SUV is never going to be as popular as the smaller Qashqai but this flagship soft-roader’s seven-seat option now gives it a clear identity, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Mal Hay ponders on the benefits of driving a Skoda Octavia vRS 4x4 as temperatures begin to fall.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Hyundai’s new i30 Tourer has loads more style to go with its space which makes this understated family estate hard not to like, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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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

Fri, 15:20

Emergency repairs taking place to the A14 near Huntingdon today (Friday) should be completed before the evening rush hour, Highways England has said.

Tue, 14:59

A man has died following a collision on the A1.

Friday, December 8, 2017

A wide-ranging review of bus services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough has been agreed by the county’s combined authority.

Friday, December 1, 2017

A road that runs between Earith and Haddenham has been closed following a fatal collision.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Work to repair more than 40 miles of drought damaged roads in Cambridgeshire will start this month.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A temporary reprieve that will keep two bus routes linking Huntingdonshire villages with the district’s market towns running has been granted by Cambridgeshire County Council.

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