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VOLVO Marks 50 Years Of Child Seat With Inflatable Design

VOLVO Marks 50 Years Of Child Seat With Inflatable Design

IT IS 50 years since Volvo first introduced the rear-facing child seat to better protect children in cars. To celebrate this half century, the Swedish firm has come up with a new inflatable child seat that is easier to install and carry.The Inflatable Child Seat Concept weights around half of […]

Young Women Risking Unsafe Lifts

Young Women Risking Unsafe Lifts

THOUSANDS of young women are risking their lives and safety by accepting lifts from drivers they don’t know or drivers who are under the influence of drink or drugs.Among young women aged 17- to 25-years old who don’t drive, it was found that 6% have accepted a lift from a […]

Mobile Phone Use Most Hated By Drivers

Mobile Phone Use Most Hated By Drivers

THE MOST HATED driving habit in the UK is using a mobile phone to call or text while behind the wheel. A study has found 47% of British drivers say this is the habit they despise the most in other drivers.Using a mobile phone while driving is illegal, but other […]

Skoda Trio Voted ‘Best In Britain’

Skoda Trio Voted ‘Best In Britain’

BRITISH drivers are happier with their cars than ever before, especially if they own a Skoda.According to new figures collected by Auto Express magazine’s annual Driver Power survey, the average satisfaction rating for a car in the top 100 was a huge 88.36%, which equates to a 7% rise since […]

Hoy’s Gold Medal Performance On British GT Debut

Hoy’s Gold Medal Performance On British GT Debut

A WORLD-BEATER on two wheels, after a weekend spent racing at Oulton Park it’s clear that Sir Chris Hoy is also pretty handy on four wheels.Having hung up his cycling shoes, he has wasted no time lacing up his racing boots. The six-time Olympic gold medal-winner made his debut in […]

Partners Make The Perfect Co-Driver

Partners Make The Perfect Co-Driver

CELEBRITY heart-throbs such as George Clooney and Cheryl Cole have come second-best in a recent survey of drivers who were asked for their perfect partner on a long road trip.Six out of 10 drivers in the UK said they would choose their regular partner, whether that person is their husband, […]

Chelsea Boss Mourinho Takes Delivery Of F-Type Coupé

Chelsea Boss Mourinho Takes Delivery Of F-Type Coupé

CHELSEA Football Club manager José Mourinho has been presented with a brand new Jaguar F-Type R Coupé – by two of the men responsible for building it.Two members of Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich manufacturing team, Gary Johnson and Steven Gaut, were invited to present the car to the charismatic Blues boss. […]

Refreshed Looks Signal Arrival Of Updated Yaris

Refreshed Looks Signal Arrival Of Updated Yaris

HOT on the heels of its newly launched Aygo city car, Toyota has released the first details of its refreshed Yaris supermini.Scheduled to hit the showrooms this summer, the restyled car boasts an improved interior and better vehicle dynamics that its maker believes will position the car as one of […]