New cars

Thu, 18:19
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Having dominated the electric vehicle market since its initial release, the Nissan Leaf is back. Can it pick up where it left off? Darren Cassey finds out.

Thu, 10:16

“Comfort is the new cool”, according to Citroen, as it moves its latest C4 Cactus upmarket and away from SUV-like soft-roaders to compete with mainstream family motors. Motoring editor Andy Russell says it’s just so Citroen.

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Kia’s new coupe-like Stinger fastback is a halo model designed the show the Korean car-maker in an exciting new light.Simon Davis puts it through its paces.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

DS Automobiles breaks out from Citroen’s shadow with its eye-catching DS 7 Crossback designed to stand out in the premium SUV sector. Motoring editor Andy Russell samples its quirky Gallic charm.

Monday, March 12, 2018

Lexus offers a hybrid LC500 coupe but motoring editor Andy Russell is swept away by the V8 version, dubbing it the non-PC500!


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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

Thu, 15:55

Huntingdon and St Neots have come out near the bottom of a survey highlighting the best places to live for commuters travelling to London.

Tue, 14:58

The Mayor of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, James Palmer, has added his support to the A47 Alliance Campaign to upgrade the key route through the north of East Anglia.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Air passengers flying from Gatwick can now get trains directly to the airport from Huntingdon railway station.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Portholme Meadow near Huntingdon resembles the tundra as the district is caught in a cold snap from Siberia.

Friday, February 23, 2018

It may have taken many months to build, but it took engineers less than 24 hours to demolish the old bridge over the A1 linking Brampton to Grafham.

Monday, February 19, 2018

The demolition of a bridge which caused the A1 to be closed at Brampton over the weekend was completed more quickly than expected, with the road opening an hour ahead of schedule.

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