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This is a list of our news articles about new models, general car news.

We have some good news for fans of road safety. The clever boffins at Jaguar and Land Rover have been working on a rather quirky concept. They are designing and implementing a new virtual windscreen which should take some of the stress out of driving through city streets and make our roads safer at the same time. This innovative technology will. . .

As motorists we put a fair amount of faith in vehicle tyres.  Most of us jump into our cars or slide behind the wheel of a lease van and don’t give a second thought to those rings of rubber that make contact with the road. This is foolhardy and dare we say, downright dangerous. Good tyre care is vital, especially now. . .

There are literally thousands of businesses up and down the country that rely on a fleet of vans to do their work. But how many of those businesses opt for van hire? Well fleet operators should definitely consider it. And here’s why. Cut maintenance costs Any business with hundreds of vehicles out on the road will incur maintenance costs. That is, unless they’ve. . .

Out of all the seasons, winter is regarded as the most dangerous when it comes to driving. Icy roads, poor visibility, and frozen car parts all pose serious risks. With this in mind, it’s a good idea to start preparing yourself and your van for this coming winter. . To help, we’ve put together a few of our top tips. Preparing your. . .

The present the economic climate is still tough. It’s true to say that despite seeing an improvement we still have trying times ahead of us. With that being said, people up and down the UK continuing to keep a tight grasp on their finances. For most owning a car is a necessary expenditure. The freedom and accessibility of being a. . .

Are you the managing director of a profitable SME? Are you debating leasing vehicles to keep your employees mobile? Wondering what the benefits are? Wondering if leasing vehicles is suitable for you? We can assist you. Your familiarity with vehicle leasing will depend on the size and nature of your business. If you operate a twenty four hour call out service. . .

 The Benefits of Vehicle Leasing Today, more than ever before, people are safeguarding their finances. For most the days of frivolous spending are over. The days of saving and sensible spending are upon us. Vehicle purchase is expensive. Whether you choose to buy a new vehicle, or one with a previous owner, the financial outlay is significant. Increasingly commercial enterprises are. . .

THERE’s a good chance that your business vans are already equipped with satnav – its obvious advantages are in saving money by finding the best routes to a job, and keeping driver stress levels down. But there’s even more to the sophisticated Trafficmaster Smartnav telematics system fitted as standard on all Citroen Berlingo, Dispatch and Relay panel vans. In addition to. . .

According to recent reports, Vauxhall are set to launch the first car powered with Apple’s Siri technology. This new technology is said to provide drivers with the ability to multi-task without ever taking their eyes away from the road while doing them. If you love the convenience of the personal digital assistant and its ability to answer questions on your. . .

The German engineering giant are set to launch the first in a series of steps toward the fully automatic car. Their new artificially intelligent driving system will make roads safer by removing the boredom factor in traffic jams. The Bosch ‘traffic jam’ assistant will come on stream next year and will be built on with subsequent systems to make for. . .

Former F1 champion driver Mika Häkkinen, known as the ‘flying Finn’ will be racing around the streets of Durban in June. He is just one of the top attractions in the 2013 Top Gear Festival. The Top Gear Festival will put the spotlight on Durban like nothing ever has before. City and provincial authorities there are throwing open the roads to. . .

It is the stuff of modern man’s nightmares. Almost like the plot of a Stephen King novel, as the trusted family saloon goes rogue. Taking the terrified driver on an unstoppable journey to hell or Belgium anyway, and near death. But this is a true story; for Frank Lecerf, a thirty six year old Frenchman was the driver and his. . .


 
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