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08 September 2014 at 12:58

Audi has revealed details of its revised A6 range, with its first customer deliveries expected before the close of the year. The German car giant is putting the focus on styling, as well as equipment, engine performance and efficiency.The new Audi is expected to start from £32,000, although revised prices have yet to be revealed for the A6 range.Among the model's enhancements is a new "infotai...

08 September 2014 at 12:58

Volvo's luxury SUV has sold out online within just two hectic days.The limited first edition of the Swedish manufacturer's all-new XC90 has been restricted to just 1,927 to mark the firm's founding year, all of them numbered individually.Most of these have been snapped up within 60 minutes, with sales peaking at an incredible one vehicle every eight seconds.So what will buyers get for their mon...

08 September 2014 at 12:58

A heartbroken mother hopes releasing footage of her son riding his motorcycle moments before he died in a collision with a car will help prevent similar accidents in the future.Brenda Holmes' 38-year-old son David died in June last year when he was riding his bike on the A47 in Norfolk at 97 mph and hit a car crossing in front of him.A camera on Mr Holmes' crash helmet filmed the footage, inclu...

08 September 2014 at 12:58

Selling a car with an incomplete service record could leave you more out of pocket than you'd think, according to a new study.The research from Kwik-Fit shows that skipping services could end up costing owners as much as £1,464 when they come to sell up, and also cut the amount of potential buyers by up to a half.The value of a car can be reduced by nearly a fifth, the study shows - so, with th...

05 September 2014 at 12:08

The surprise discovery of a stowaway in a woman's vehicle has sparked a warning by Eurotunnel chiefs for motorists to be vigilant when they leave their car.Drivers setting their journey planners to the tunnel have received this plea following Sue Taber's experience. Ms Taber, from Shepherdswell in Kent, returned to her vehicle after checking her dogs in at Calais to find a male in the back of ...

05 September 2014 at 12:08

Lorry drivers have been urged to consider the safety of highway workers as video footage of near misses is released. John Hayes, the Government minister for roads, said staff work at all hours of the day and night to improve the carriageways and sort out the aftermath of incidents. He said their safety is "absolutely paramount".But their lives are being put at risk by lorry drivers who want to...

05 September 2014 at 12:08

Ford once again dominated UK car sales in August.The Fiesta was the best-selling car last month, followed by the larger Focus model. The Vauxhall Corsa completed the top three best sellers for August.According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), some 72,163 new cars were registered last month - the 30th consecutive month of growth and some 9.4% higher than August 2013.So f...

05 September 2014 at 12:08

Police in Northern Ireland are cracking down hard on motoring offences after a spike in the number of road deaths. A total of 54 people have lost their lives in the region since the beginning of 2014. By comparison, 26 people died during the first eight months of 2012 and 40 over the same period in 2013. In a bid to reverse the worrying trend, officers in the region have been told to take a ...

05 September 2014 at 12:08

A limited edition run of the Jaguar Mark 2 by Callum will be produced after a surge of interest from buyers around the world. Jaguar designer Ian Callum redesigned the car for personal use and it was rebuilt and re-engineered by Classic Motor Cars Ltd (CMC). CMC chairman Peter Neumark said the car had attracted interest from all over the world, despite only being unveiled last week. He added th...

04 September 2014 at 10:13

Car crime victims are being urged by some police forces to carry out their own detective work.That's according to a review by the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary, which found that austerity measures are pushing police forces to scale back their investigations into high-volume offences like car crime.Call handlers were found to be asking victims questions designed to help police assess how likel...

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