UK driving

14th August 2017
£1,700 up for grabs when changing to an electric, hybrid or cleaner EU6 BMW or MINI

BMW launches its own diesel scrappage scheme

Theresa May has recently announced a diesel scrappage scheme, although the Government has yet to give even an inkling as to where, when and, more importantly, […]
10th August 2017
Driverless cars are being tested on controlled highways in Virginia

Driverless car revealed as man dressed in car seat costume

After tracking the car across the city of Arlington, Virginia and eventually chasing it down to a red light, Adam Tuss, a reporter for NBC Washington found […]
26th July 2017
Range anxiety and cost often put buyers off buying an electric car

Petrol and diesel cars to be banned by 2040

Forget the overwhelming evidence that there’s a “public health emergency” caused by vehicle pollution – for some, the fear of an electric car running out of […]
19th July 2017
2pm on Saturday 22 July is the most dangerous time on UK roads

Stay safe on the roads this “Black Saturday”

This Saturday is “Black Saturday”. Now, that may sound like something from Game of Thrones (it’s on our mind… can you really blame us?), but it’s […]
12th July 2017
From heated seats to entertainment systems, the South loves luxuries in their cars

The great North/ South divide over motoring luxuries

Cars used to be so simple. Yes, you could lower the windows, but you had to roll them up or down yourself. Yes, you could listen […]
10th July 2017
Petrol or diesel – the cheapest cars to run.

What are the cheapest petrol and diesel cars to run?

We all want to own our own car, but for many it’s becoming more and more difficult. Automotive data experts, cap hpi, have been analysing petrol […]
6th July 2017
An idle car produces enough emissions in a minute to fill 150 balloons.

Parents could face fines for leaving engine on outside school

The school run is always a busy time. Dozens of cars cramming into the tiny spaces outside schools, while a dozen more try to drive through […]
20th June 2017
Top tips to help improve your eco-friendly driving

Need a helping hand being green on the road?

With new road tax laws and more manufacturers producing hybrid and electric cars, it seems we’re making more of an effort to reduce the environmental impact […]
19th June 2017
City cars offer great features in a compact package. Check out our Top 10!

Top 10 city cars on the market right now

The city car sector is hot. Forgoing unnecessary speed, spaciousness and luxury, these mini all-rounders are nippy enough to weave in and out of traffic and […]
15th June 2017
The Iceplane wins automotive product of the year!

Best car products revealed at Honest John Awards

Forget the Oscars. Move over BAFTA. The Honest John awards are in town. For the first time ever, Honest John handed out 15 awards to car-related products. From […]
14th June 2017
Skoda and Kia show that ‘low-cost’ can trump luxury

Does owning a flashy car make you a happier driver?

Driver Power is the UK’s biggest survey dedicated to one thing; car satisfaction. And this year’s results seem to show that money can’t always buy happiness. […]
31st May 2017
The changes look to prepare drivers for modern-day roads.

New manoeuvres and sat-nav mastery: the driving test is changing

As Bob Dylan famously sang, the driving test is a-changin’. (What do you mean that’s not the song?) Anyway… As of 4th December 2017, the driving […]
30th May 2017
Over 2 in 5 motorists don’t get car finance advice

One fifth of drivers are unaware of the details of their car finance deal

It’s time we had a chat about car finance. Mainly because a new study’s revealed that quite a lot of UK drivers have never really sat […]
22nd May 2017
Sat navs are even becoming a feature of driving tests

How to navigate a complicated sat nav

It wasn’t that long ago that sat navs were quite the luxury. A clever, new piece of tech that consigned hefty maps and road trip arguments […]
18th May 2017
The battle against hayfever

Driving with hay fever: Advice, whatever the pollen count

Hay fever. For the non-sufferers among you, may seem like the odd sneeze here, the occasional scratchy throat there, and not much more. But, for you […]
16th May 2017
Improved fuel efficiency means lower running costs for your car

Top 10 fuel-efficient cars

The efficiency of cars is fast becoming one of the most important factors when buying a car, especially when fuel prices are so unpredictable. Even in […]
15th May 2017
The plans reveal retrofitting and fighting traffic as two potential steps

Government releases plans to tackle air pollution

Late last week, the government revealed its plans to try and fight pollution levels here in the UK. It was by no means an easy road […]
5th May 2017
For some manoeuvers, drivres are more worried now than when they did they tests.

Do you avoid manoeuvres? You’re not alone.

If you think back to your driving test, you may not have the fondest memory of manoeuvres. The pressure to get them right, the stress of practising […]
24th April 2017
The increase is partly due to a huge increase in fuel prices

The cost of motoring soars by 10% in a year

Sorry, but unfortunately, you did read that right. Over the past 12 months, the cost of motoring has gone up by a massive 10%, according to […]
20th April 2017
An influential MP has a plan for the diesel scrappage scheme

Diesel scrappage scheme to be introduced in the UK?

The diesel scrappage scheme has been in the news a heck of a lot lately. If you know what it’s all about, feel free to skip […]