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The all-new Vauxhall Grandland X SUV

New top-of-the-range Ultimate trim level for Grandland X Highly specified with leading-edge technology as standard New 2.0-litre Turbo Diesel (177PS) engine debuts Available to order now, priced from £33,995 on-the-road Luton – Following the successful launch of the all-new Grandland X SUV at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, Vauxhall has introduced a new top-of-the-range variant to …

THE NEW FIAT 500L

Even more 500, even more convenient, even more technology: that sums up the new Fiat 500L A unique combination of spaciousness and personality 40% of all components are new Not just a range, but three separate identities to cover all needs: Urban, Cross and Wagon Having dominated its segment, across Europe, for five years, here …

A NEW WAY TO LOOK AT HISTORIC VEHICLES?

FIVA (the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens, or international federation of historic vehicles) has produced a guide for all those who choose to purchase, preserve and use a historic vehicle. Titled the ‘Charter of Turin Handbook’, the guide looks first at historic vehicles as cultural artefacts, arguing that we need to appreciate such machines in …

STAY ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF THE ROAD THIS WINTER, SAYS GEM MOTORING ASSIST

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is urging all road users to make themselves visible and bright on journeys in the coming weeks. Making an effort to see and be seen really could prove a life-saving decision, says GEM. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth says all road users need to take responsibility …

YO HO HO! CHRISTMAS SHOPPING PARKING: TIPS FROM IAM ROADSMART

Christmas shopping can be a really festive start to the season and planned well you can get everything done without breaking the bank on parking. This week’s tips give advice to all those planning on making a day of getting all the Christmas shopping done, from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard …

DRIVEWAYS COULD BE ‘MAGIC MONEY TREE’ FOR HARD-HIT PENSIONERS

Budget offered little respite to pensioners with inflation at five-year high Renting out empty driveways is novel way retired people can help make ends meet co.uk offers financial lifeline to those struggling to pay household bills The 2017 Budget offered little respite for pensioners facing the squeeze from creeping inflation but those with an empty …

DRIVING AND YOUR EYESIGHT: STAYING SAFE ON THE ROAD

If you drive, it goes without saying that you know you need your eyes on the road at all times. What you might not know is that DVLA has minimum eyesight standards that all drivers need to demonstrate so they can be allowed to drive. So how do we decide on the vision standards for …