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  • Top five high mileage, low deposit deals

    Top five high mileage, low deposit deals

    The latest government figures show that the average UK motorist drives 7,900 miles every year. But forget about the average person. What about those of you who aren’t average? “My granny does more miles than 8k a year,” we often hear from our mile-munching Facebook fans. In other immensely popular top five articles (Top five cars for under £200 per month), we’ll also hear: “But’s that’s with ...

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  • Review: Range Rover Velar

    Review: Range Rover Velar

    Land Rover has always claimed that its cars can go anywhere, not because its customers will ever use their cars in that way, but because they expect to be able to. That view softened a little when the Evoque became available in front-wheel drive form, and the Velar might be the next hint that customer demand is changing. The Velar eschews the high ride height found on the likes of Discovery...

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  • Top five cars for under £200 per month

    Top five cars for under £200 per month

    Our price-busting articles on Top five cars you can lease for around £100 a month and Top five EVs and hybrids you can lease for less than £250 a month remain some of the most popular on ContractHireAndLeasing. With this in mind, we thought we’d move the goalposts a bit and up the budget to £200 per month* – this offers a much larger variety of makes and models and opens up the search to some ...

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  • Everything you need to know about the April 2018 diesel ‘road tax’ changes

    Everything you need to know about the April 2018 diesel ‘road tax’ changes

    There’s been much confusion and industry resentment over the government’s plan to increase Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) rates for diesels from 2018. Many motorists may be concerned about the changes to VED bands and how it will affect their pockets and their choice of car. Here’s all you need to know. What are the changes? In the government’s Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond announced ALL new di...

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  • Pricing revealed for new 235-mile range Nissan Leaf: Is this an electric vehicle for the masses?

    Pricing revealed for new 235-mile range Nissan Leaf: Is this an electric vehicle for the masses?

    Production of the all-new Nissan Leaf got underway just before Christmas, with the first new Leafs now rolling off the line at Nissan’s Sunderland plant, and now full range pricing for the next generation of the world’s best-selling electric vehicle can be revealed. First deliveries of what Nissan is calling the world’s most advanced mass-market electric vehicle are expected in February 2018, ...

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  • Review: Mercedes-Benz X-Class

    Review: Mercedes-Benz X-Class

    While the trend to switch from regular cars to SUVs looks like it will never end, there’s a growing number of people already looking at the next big thing. And I really do mean big. Pick-up trucks aren’t new but, apart from a brief period in the 90s, they’ve never really managed to hit the mainstream. There’s been good models (the Nissan Navara) and bad models (the Great Wall Steed) but there ...

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  • ContractHireAndLeasing’s Monster Motoring Quiz of the Year 2017

    ContractHireAndLeasing’s Monster Motoring Quiz of the Year 2017

    Are you in the loop when it comes to the latest motoring news? Do you consider yourself an automotive authority? Then we’ve compiled the perfect quiz for you… The questions will test your knowledge of 2017’s automotive events, latest car launches, industry news and even the odd upcoming electric vehicle. Reckon you can get 20 out of 20? Good luck! Put your knowledge to the test… How did...

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Four-year MOT exemption SCRAPPED

Four-year MOT exemption SCRAPPED

Ministers put road safety first today, announcing that a move to change a new cars first MOT to four years has been scrapped. As a result, the period before a new car’s first MOT test will remain three years. The government originally suggested the proposals would save motorists around £100 million per year, but most of those responding to the consultation were against the proposals on safe...

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Top five rudest drivers … and the five kindest

Top five rudest drivers … and the five kindest

Tailgating Transits, bullying BMWs and annoying Audis. We’ve heard all the clichés. But when it comes down to it, who do you think are the most poorly mannered motorists? A recent poll carried out by TV channel Dave asked 2,000 people which cars are driven by the rudest people on the road. The results are in. So who needs to brush up on their road manners the most? Here’s the top five tha...

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Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace review: Your questions answered

Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace review: Your questions answered

Is this new Tiguan just a Biguan or does it have more to offer drivers and families than an additional row of seats? This seems to be the main question on everyone’s lips with the UK launch of the seven-seater Allspace, as the regular five-seat model Tiguan continues to go from strength to strength and stands as VW’s third best-selling model in the UK. With the craving for SUVs not going an...

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Businesses could save £1,440 per year, per car, by going electric

Businesses could save £1,440 per year, per car, by going electric

Up to 435,000 small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that operate fleets could save £1,440 per year, per vehicle by switching to electric models, research by Go Ultra Low has found. The industry- and government-funded campaign found swapping petrol or diesel power for an all-electric vehicle could see collective annual fleet whole-life cost savings of up to £625m. A survey of UK small b...

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