Young drivers Priced off the road

a recent survey of more than 1,800 young motorists by telematics insurance provider marmalade has found that the combined costs of driving lessons, theory and practical tests, car insurance, access to cars and discriminatory insurance Premium tax (iPt) rises are placing a heavy financial burden on y

Asia rises up by Richard Webb

Richard Webb ponders how overnight success usually happens after a lifetime of solid effort. 

With a top speed beyond 200 mph, the new ALPINA B5 Bi-Turbo Touring is expected to be the world’s fastest production estate, offering a unique combination of comfort, luxury and ultra-high performance.

Bike & Trike Fest

Love Loughborough are bringing a Bike & Trike Fest to the town centre on Sunday 22nd May between 10am and 4pm. Market Place will be filled with a range of bikes and trikes, including one with a German side car and a British military out rider.  

Fairfield Preparatory School Open Day in Loughborough

Leicestershire families with children aged three and under are invited to visit the brand new Kindergarten at Fairfield Preparatory School in Loughborough on Tuesday 10th May from 10-11am.

New Look Motor Museum Now Open

The Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson, MP, unveiled the new look Museum on Friday 12 February at a private preview event. It was then officially opened to the public at 10am on Saturday 13 February, by Managing Director, Julie Tew and Josh Harden, aged 8, the face of the Museum’s marketing collateral.

Think of your back when driving

Everyone knows how important back-friendly office chairs are, for a long time car seats have been neglected in this respect. The good news is that attitudes are changing. Although back-friendly car seats are still not part of the standard packages, they are certainly no longer an exception. 

Pedal to the Metal

Mark Webber

He may have brought charisma and controversy to Formula One but world-class racing driver Mark Webber has no regrets about leaving the premier circuit.

Don’t be surprised to cough up more tax on company cars

VW Jetta

The manipulation of diesel emissions tests by Volkswagen could potentially impact UK cars and have a knock-on effect on the taxation of company car benefits, say London Chartered Accountants Blick Rothenberg LLP. 

Second Hand Cars With Second Hand Debt

Why you should always check for outstanding finance · 32% of My Car Check checks flag up active finance agreements · Never pay cash, trust your gut feeling and check before you buy.

Bentley Blue Train Dominates Schloss Bensberg Classics

Bentley Blue Train Dominates Schloss Bensberg Classics

 Some 85 years after the famous victory that made its name, the Bentley ‘Blue Train’ is still enjoying winning ways, picking up four prestigious awards at the Schloss Bensberg Classics event in Germany.

New EU Vehicle Laws Set to Save Lives

By 2018 all new cars will be equipped with tracking devices that alert emergency services in the event of an accident. This will change the way that cars and car providers operate, with more providers being made to comply with the new laws.

When you sell your car, What happens to your road tax?

  There is still some confusion around the tax when buying and selling used cars. Figures show that the number of drivers being clamped by the DVLA has increased by around 3,000 a month.


All right, let’s start with full disclosure. I have a bit of a history with Peugeot.

Ferrari 488 GTB Launches in London

Forty years on from the unveiling of its first ever mid-rear-engine V8 model, the 308 GTB, the Prancing Horse has opened a new chapter in its 8-cylinder history. The Ferrari 488 GTB provides track-level performance that can be enjoyed to the full, even by non-professional drivers in everyday use.

Hi Tech Car Theft

A new scourge is due to his the streets, a new crime wave that will see thieves using a hand-held electronic device which exposes a glitch in our 'keyless' ignition systems.

FreeTyre Safety Checks For Leicestershire Motorists

Drivers in Leicestershire are being offered the opportunity to ensure their car’s tyres are in a safe state and fit to cope with the worst possible weather this winter as part of a national road safety campaign.