MINI’s best April Fools’ Day Moments
Apr01

MINI’s best April Fools’ Day Moments

We recall some of its best and slightly irreverent April Fools’ MINI Moments MINI has celebrated the levity and joy of April Fools’ Day with outlandish models, concepts and accessories that were never intended to make it to reality. We remember some of the best ones 2002 MINI INTRODUCES REVOLUTIONARY THIRD HEADLIGHT: ‘CENTERLITE Another Example of When Three is More Fun than Two While most cars now come with either two or four front...

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How to be a safer driver
Mar29

How to be a safer driver

Driving like most things becomes routine and bad habits are easily formed so here are some simple strategies to help make our roads safer for you and all other road users writes Geraldine Herbert Skills that put you in control Consider taking an Advanced driving course, these courses cover types of driving that aren’t typically included in standard driving lessons and can improve your confidence on the road and your knowledge of how...

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The best Motoring and Motorsport series to binge-watch
Mar23

The best Motoring and Motorsport series to binge-watch

Missing motorsport?  We have rounded up some of the best motoring and  motorsport shows on Netflix to keep you entertained while stuck at home    A Life of Speed : The Juan Manuel Fangio Story Based on a study conducted in 2016 by the University of Sheffield that determined that Juan Manuel Fangio is the best F1 driver in history, A Life of Speed : The Juan Manuel Fangio Story seeks to get inside the mind of the legend throughout...

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First Drive: MINI Electric
Mar11

First Drive: MINI Electric

Smart, green and perfectly formed, the all-new MINI Electric has arrived writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Born out of the 1950s fuel shortages and the invasion of German bubble cars, the first Mini rolled off the production line in 1959. Now 61 years later and in response to a crisis of a different sort MINI’s first-ever all-electric offering has been launched. Is it a looker? Based on the 3-Door Hatch, the MINI Electric logo on...

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How Germ Friendly is your Car?
Mar11

How Germ Friendly is your Car?

With most drivers regularly eating and drinking in their cars is it any wonder your car could be a breeding ground for bugs and dangerous bacteria writes Geraldine Herbert We all now know how to wash our hands properly while singing Happy Birthday twice, but are we aware of the hidden dangers lurking in our cars? Here are just a few things to consider 1) So how grubby is your car? Germs are not only likely to be lurking in footwells,...

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Car Chat with Dr Pixie McKenna
Mar08

Car Chat with Dr Pixie McKenna

We talk cars , gadgets and dream locations with Dr Pixie McKenna Dr Pixie is best known for her work on the Channel 4 series, Embarrassing Bodies and is the author of Dr. Pixie’s First Foods Your current car – Love at first sight or just a means to get from A to B? It’s a Landrover Discovery which I share with my husband so rarely drive! I’m safer driving a bike he says! What does it say about you? Probably that I’m an idiot because...

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