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Subaru attracts police interest

Subaru attracts police interest

SUBARU has launched what it calls “a serious assault” on the police car market targeting both unmarked and high-visibility use. Already favoured by several forces, the Impreza will be joined by the Legacy and Forester in a three-pronged attack. It follows Subaru winning approval as an official supplier by the […]

Trojan Workhorse (Mitsubishi L200)

Trojan Workhorse (Mitsubishi L200)

MITSUBISHI has introduced a Trojan special edition of its L200 pick-up. Priced at £13,999 (plus VAT) the highly equipped model goes on sale from 1st November. Since 1998 over 52,000 L200 units have been sold in the UK – 20,499 more than its nearest competitor, the Ford Ranger. As well […]

FIVE FAST FACTS ABOUT THE ROUTEMASTER BUS

FIVE FAST FACTS ABOUT THE ROUTEMASTER BUS

Classic double decker has proven its staying power over half a century LIKE old-fashioned red pillar boxes and phone kiosks, London’s famous Routemaster bus is a British icon slowing vanishing from the capital’s streets.  1. The double-decker Routemaster was unveiled in 1954 and first entered service in London in 1956, […]

Primastar can now seat nine

Primastar can now seat nine

THE new Nissan Primastar minibus has just been unveiled, further expanding Nissan’s light commercial range. With seating for nine, the new minibus shares its underpinnings with the short wheelbase low roof 2.9T Primastar van and is available in two trim levels. Priced at £19,680 OTR the E spec offers ABS […]

HOW TO CHANGE A FUSE

HOW TO CHANGE A FUSE

Straightforward maintenance advice in association with Haynes Service & Repair Manuals         WE ALL ‘blow a fuse’ sometimes. It’s a way of letting off steam to prevent greater damage. So it is with the fuses in your house and your car. The thin wire of the fuse […]

IF I RULED THE WORLD… VICKI BUTLER-HENDERSON

IF I RULED THE WORLD… VICKI BUTLER-HENDERSON

Vicki Butler-Henderson, 33, was born in Hertfordshire, and grew up on the family’s farm. She became interested in racing when she was eight. She went on to become one of the country’s top young drivers, and at 17, she was an instructor at circuits such as Silverstone and Brands Hatch. […]

Bold vans ward off thieves

Bold vans ward off thieves

DO you think van livery is too expensive? Think again, says QuoteAVan.co.uk, as it could pay for itself in insurance savings. The thinking is that a branded van is less appealing to thieves, easier to identify in case of an accident and thus more likely to be driven with care. […]

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR SPARK PLUGS

HOW TO CHANGE YOUR SPARK PLUGS

Down to earth maintenance advice. In association with Haynes service and repair manuals       WHEN it comes to using fuel efficiently, spark plugs are one of the most critical parts of a petrol car’s engine. And they operate in the most hostile environment. Thousands of times per minute, […]

It’s a man’s world (and Fiat’s)

It’s a man’s world (and Fiat’s)

THE winners of the prestigious ‘International Truck of the Year’ and ‘International Van of the Year’ were announced during the opening ceremony of The European Road Transport Show (TERTS) 2005. TERTS is the main European commercial vehicle show of 2005 and runs from October 14 – 22 at Amsterdam RAI, […]

TOP TEN CAR CRIMES

TOP TEN CAR CRIMES

There’s no doubt that the car has cemented its place in society: just ask your nearest criminal. Whether the subject of the crime or a tool to make another crime easier, the car is clearly more than just a means of getting about. Here are the top ten crimes that […]