Motoring

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Mon, 09:53
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If looks are as important as carrying loads then Renault’s new Megane Sport Tourer estate won’t disappoint and it drives well too, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Skoda has updated its popular Octavia range. Jack Evans finds out what’s different about it.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mitsubishi has facelifted its mid-size crossover, but is it enough to bring it up to date? James Fossdyke finds out.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Audi’s A5 took the premium coupe market by storm nine years ago – now the all-new model is even more spacious, practical and desirable, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Volkswagen’s Golf is classless but the revised line-up is better connected with even more big-car technology, 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

Wed, 16:03

A man has suffered serious injuries following a collision in Ramsey this afternoon (Wednesday).

Mon, 11:56

A motorist was cut free from the wreckage of their car following a collision near Southoe on Friday.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Motorists are being advised to expect length delays following a collision on the A1 near St Neots.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

There has been a sharp increase in the number of people trespassing on railways in East Anglia, according to the British Transport Police.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Wheelie-bins are the latest tool to be used to encourage speeding drivers to slow down in villages across Huntingdonshire.

Friday, April 7, 2017

Drivers are facing delays on the A14 after an accident between Fen Drayton and St Ives this morning (Friday).

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