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Friday, July 24, 2015

Almost one in 10 drivers have taken a ‘selfie’ while driving in the last month, according to research – and that’s just the number of people willing to admit it.

Friday, July 24, 2015
Built in Britain - Toyota Avensis Touring Sports

Three cars were built in the UK every minute in the first six months of the year after the best half-yearly production output since 2008, new figures have shown.

Friday, July 24, 2015
The all-new Honda Jazz supermini arrives will be in showrooms early September from £13,495 on the road.

Honda’s all-new Jazz supermini will be priced from £13,495 on the road when it arrives in showrooms in early September.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
The Ford Capri was a car motoring editor Andy Russell yearned to own.

Not buying his dream car 30 years ago was just a wind-up for motoring editor Andy Russell.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Diesel is now cheaper than petrol in some places.

Motoring editor Andy Russell wasn’t alone in thinking he was seeing things when diesel prices fell at the pumps.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
All-new Honda HR-V arrives in showrooms late next month priced from £17,995.

Honda has revived the HR-V name for its all-new sub-compact crossover which arrives in showrooms late next month.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
John Grose chairman Ian Twinley receives the business partner of the year award at the Raising the Bar Awards 2015 from Julie Mills of WS Training.

John Grose chairman Ian Twinley proudly received the business partner of the year award on behalf of the motor group at the Raising the Bar Awards 2015.

Thursday, July 23, 2015
On course: The Lexus Ipswich Golf Day.

Lexus Ipswich hosted its annual golf day as a thank you to their loyal customers.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015
How much would it cost you to insure this car?

Insurers accused of over-inflating car insurance premiums for motorists living in poorer parts of Suffolk and north Essex following an investigation into costs.

New car road tests

The all-new Honda Jazz supermini arrives will be in showrooms early September from £13,495 on the road.

Honda’s all-new Jazz supermini will be priced from £13,495 on the road when it arrives in showrooms in early September.

SsangYong Turismo is a big value, with the emphasis on big, people-carrier that comfortably seats seven adults and still has useful boot space.

It’s not the prettiest people-carrier but when it comes to carrying seven people and luggage, SsangYong’s big Turismo offers versatile value, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

BMW 1 Series is a big player for BMW and benefits from a significant upgrade in style, engines and driving appeal.

It may be the entry point to the BMW range but the 1 Series still delivers huge helpings of driving pleasure. Motoring editor Andy Russell drives the new, upgraded model.

Big advances for Toyota Avensis

Thursday, July 23, 2015
Toyota's revamped Avensis, seen here in Touring Sports estate guise, is much improved and more rewarding to drive.

Toyota’s new Avensis is much improved in key areas and better to drive and travel in, says Matt Kimberley.

Jaguar set out to make the new XE saloon the best driver’s car in the class and it has the  potential.

It’s arguably the most important car launched this year and is the new entry-point into the Jaguar range, but is the XE good enough? Matt Joy finds out.

My first car

Mike Leek spotted his 1935 Series 1 Morris Eight Tourer on popular BBC TV series All Ccreatures Great and Small being driven by actor Christopher Timothy as vet James Herriott.

Mike Leek was amazed to see his first car – a 1935 Series 1 Morris Eight Tourer – in a star role in a popular TV series.

John Cragie giving the Morris Traveller its first polish, three days after purchase, helped by his elder son who is now 60.

My First Car – John Cragie tells why a puncture in the family Morris Traveller put a dampener on a journey with a full load on board.

Ivy Jones with Bessie the Morris Traveller.

My First Car – Ivy Jones tells how Bessie the Morris Traveller bravely battled back home after being patched up after a big shunt.

My First Car – A50 Austin Cambridge

Thursday, July 2, 2015
An Austin A50 Cambridge like the one that gave Trevor Long the freedom of the road.

Trevor Long tells of testing and crunch times in his A50 Austin Cambridge... and getting it back on the road.

Edgar Wagstaff's first car was a 22-year-old 1928 model Austin Seven Special with a red body, black hood and a bee sting tail.

Edgar Wagstaff was living the dream when he bought his first car – a 1928 Austin Seven Special.

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