Motoring

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The Sandero has been famed as a robust, budget hatchback. Now there’s a new one. Andrew Evans has driven it to see if it’s the same package as always.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kia has updated the Picanto, its popular city car, and hoping this new model will also appeal to a younger market, says James Baggott.

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Friday, June 9, 2017

The Rio supermini is Kia’s biggest player on the world stage so no wonder it has put so much effort into this more grown-up fourth-generation range, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

If you’re looking for an entertaining, affordable, involving sports coupe, Subaru’s BRZ could be right up your street, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Saturday, June 3, 2017

Fiat has joined the growing lifestyle market with the Fullback and more than a little help from Mitsubishi, 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

Friday, June 16, 2017

Highways England has released a list of roadworks and road closures scheduled to take place on the major roads serving Cambridgeshire over the coming week.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Essential maintenance work on the A1(M) between Huntingdon and Peterborough will start later this week.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Police and partner agencies targeted a range of motoring offences during an operation today (Tuesday).

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

A taxi has suffered severe damage this morning (Tuesday) after the car caught light on the A1 southbound between Alconbury South and Brampton Hut.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The A14 has reopened following a three-vehicle collision this morning (Wednesday) which saw the road closed to traffic for several hours.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A bus which transported thousands of people from Huntingdon and St Ives to Cambridge has been saved from the scrap yard by enthusiasts.

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