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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 the five cars you can lease for around £100 a month and the best 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 ...

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  • Video review: Skoda Kodiaq

    Video review: Skoda Kodiaq

    The world loves SUVs, with sales in the UK increasing by 20% each year. There’s also a seemingly concerted effort to demonise diesel, with stories of horrendous pollution issues and threats of punitive taxes and charges to come. On top of that, the economy is on a knife edge, with many concerned at the drop in value of the pound and the ramifications of the forthcoming Brexit. In the light of ...

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  • Tesla Model 3 production halted AGAIN as firm struggles to deliver on targets

    Tesla Model 3 production halted AGAIN as firm struggles to deliver on targets

    We’ve known about the all-electric Tesla Model 3 for quite a while now and, while the first US customers have received their cars, the company has confirmed it will be halting production for up to five days. It’s the second time since February that the company are taking such action. The reason this time? To iron out bottlenecks on the production line which, ironically, are being caused by “ex...

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  • Top five facts about British car ownership

    Top five facts about British car ownership

    If you’re reading this, then we’re sure you already know that we love cars in Britain, but new research has revealed some interesting and little-known facts*. From the city with a penchant for pink cars to the one that likes buy British, here’s five facts you might not know… Female drivers have increased 20% in a decade Between 2007 and 2017, the number of female car owners has jumped by 2...

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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

    Revised car tax rates came into force on 1 April, meaning that drivers of new diesel vehicles will face higher first-year tax bands. The change to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) has many motorists worried about how it will affect their pockets and their choice of car. We explain all… What are the changes? In the government’s Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond announced ALL new diesel cars registered...

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  • Video Review: Mercedes-Benz X-Class

    Video 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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  • Video review: Kia Stinger

    Video review: Kia Stinger

    Sensible family cars, that’s what Kia makes. The brilliant little Picanto, the excellent Sportage, the superb Sorento. They all do the job well, but there’s not much to get really excited about, as even the ‘hot’ models are barely more than room temperature. However, all that is changing. Some years ago, Kia headhunted Audi’s Peter Schreyer, the man responsible for the Audi TT, and what fol...

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Weekly round-up: Tesla bottlenecks, plug-in neck breakers and Skoda bottle openers…

Weekly round-up: Tesla bottlenecks, plug-in neck breakers and Skoda bottle openers…

Everyone likes change. Variety is the spice of life, so they say. We thought we’d try something a bit different with the round-up going forward, bringing you automotive-related bits from here there and everywhere. We’ve even got different headers for you, to make it easier to read, and so you can skip past bits you don’t.  Although… In the news Starting off, it has not been a good week f...

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Audi lease deals for any monthly budget

Audi lease deals for any monthly budget

It goes without say that Audi are one of the most aspirational brands out there for motorists. Offering everything from sporty coupes and practical saloons to ludicrous performance cars (we’re looking at you R8 Spyder!) it’s safe to say there’s probably an Audi for everyone. But is there any Audi for every budget? We’ve delved into our millions of deals to find you a wide selection of Audis yo...

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First drive review: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

First drive review: Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Guess where the biggest market in the world for the Mercedes A-Class was in 2017? Nope, not the USA or Germany, but here in the UK and much of that success is down to leasing. A total of 43,717 new A-Class found a home here last year, so this all-new fourth generation model is a big deal for Mercedes and drivers over here. Where this A-Class breaks new ground is with the amount of connecte...

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Volkswagen Crafter sales up 13.5% ahead of eCrafter reveal at CV Show

Volkswagen Crafter sales up 13.5% ahead of eCrafter reveal at CV Show

In the first three months of the year Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles delivered 114,700 vehicles to customers all over the world. Around the globe most vehicle model sales were up, with the Caddy range selling 42,700 vehicles (up 0.5%), the Amarok range selling 19,700 (up 7.6%) and the Crafter range up 13.5% with 12,000 vehicles sold. Alas the stop on deliveries of the T6 with passenger car ...

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