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Major manufacturers announce autonomous car targets

  Friday, 23 December 2016

Three major car manufacturers have announced their intention to develop autonomous cars.

Ford has decided to double the size of its autonomous vehicle research team, with the intention of having a high-volume, fully autonomous vehicle operational within a car sharing service by the year 2021.

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How to clean your car, part two

  Thursday, 8 December 2016

Last month, we brought you the first part of our guide on getting your car into sparkling, tip-top condition.  Now it’s time for part two.

Follow all the steps in both our guides and you’ll be left with a car that looks as good as the day it came off the show floor:

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New car sales edge upwards

  Monday, 21 November 2016

Parking lot of new cars

Sales of new cars in the UK increased during August, but private buyers became more hesitant regarding the purchase of a new car.

The official figures showed that 81,640 new cars were registered during the month, which was a 3.3 per cent increase on the same period last year.

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Cleaning Your Car – the complete guide to getting a sparkling clean vehicle, part one

  Friday, 4 November 2016

In a number of previous posts, we’ve covered replacing most of your car’s interior.  Now, though, we get to delve into the really fun stuff: the flash, show-off bits that are the reason you bought the car in the first place.

There are a number of different things you’ll need to look at to get your motor looking its best, and we’re going to cover all of them in this monster, two-part guide.

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Research shows fleet reluctance to adopt alternative-powered vehicles

  Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Electric vehicle connected to charging station

A number of practical obstacles are preventing fleets from making use of alternatively fuelled vehicles (AFVs), despite increasing pressure from many quarters to increase uptake in the technology.

Multiple fears – including the higher price, limited range, longer charging times and uncertain residual values of the vehicles – have been cited by fleets as reasons for not purchasing more electric vehicles, according to a new survey by Sewells Research & Insights.

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