My highlights of the Motoring Year
Dec13

My highlights of the Motoring Year

From small cars packed with technology to fast cars loaded with power, narrowing the 2017 new car list down to just a handful isn’t an easy task, writes Geraldine Herbert Over the past year, I’ve swapped countless car keys and spent hours behind the wheels of many cars both home and abroad. Awarding one a car of the year title is a difficult thing to do; cars are more than simply about price, boot capacity, power output and safety...

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Mitsubishi ASX 2017 facelift
Dec12

Mitsubishi ASX 2017 facelift

Is a subtle facelift enough to make Mitsubishi’s ASX stand out from the crowd in the competitive SUV market  asks Hannah Gordon What is it? The Mitsubishi ASX has been around since 2010 and it has now had a small facelift which aims to keep it competitive in the small SUV market. Who is it aimed at ? A small family would have plenty of room and also with Mitsubishi’s well known four-wheel drive capabilities the ASX is a decent...

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VOLVO XC60 T5 R- Design AWD
Dec11

VOLVO XC60 T5 R- Design AWD

Despite the rivals Volvo’s XC60 is set to continues the Swedish brand’s success writes Hannah Gordon What is it? On the back of the hugely popular previous XC60 comes this new revised second generation model, a shrunken down version of the impressive Volvo XC90 looks to be a sure hit. Who is it aimed at? Styling and technology introduced into the new XC60 will attract many different markets, the space and versatility will...

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Car service offers transport and companionship to the elderly
Dec08

Car service offers transport and companionship to the elderly

 Driving Miss Daisy offers an innovative approach to transport the elderly and mobility-impaired Launched in the UK in 2014 Driving Miss Daisy has already marked its 30th franchise.  Synonymous with and inspired by the Academy Award winning film, which featured Morgan Freeman as a driver for his elderly client, the Driving Miss Daisy idea originated in Canada with just a single vehicle, now developing in to a global franchise. UK...

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Tips For Driving on snow and ice
Dec07

Tips For Driving on snow and ice

Snow and sleet showers are expected tonight all across the UK  so we have  some tips for driving in wintry conditions Ensure your windows are clean and clear, and that you have all-round visibility before you set off. Also take the time to clear snow off the roof of your car. When driving in snow, get your speed right – not too fast that you risk losing control, but not so slow that you risk losing momentum when it is needed From...

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Honda HR-V 1.6 i-DTEC
Dec03

Honda HR-V 1.6 i-DTEC

Honda’s HR-V was the original mini SUV but how does it stack up against rivals asks Hannah Gordon What is it? A mini SUV that goes head-to-head with the popular Nissan Juke, Vauxhall Mokka and Renault Captur.   Who is it aimed at? The Honda HR-V benefits from bundles of interior space which overshadows its rivals, it also has the added extra of the ‘magic seat’ system which gives even more space. Perfect for a small family...

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