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Classic cars

20 Feb 2017

Classic motorsport: the fast and the glorious

Trish Cecile-Pritchard grew up with cars in her life, but little did she know it would turn into a successful motorsport campaign.   It’s in the blood “I’ve always loved cars,” admits Trish. “I’ve been surrounded by them since I was young. My dad worked for [engineering company] Coopers Payen and I was taken to… Read more »


Car Insurance

17 Feb 2017

Steering new drivers towards cheaper car insurance

We’re always looking at ways to increase driver safety and help young drivers save money. One way is for young drivers to gain a recognised additional driving qualification. With a number of schemes and courses around it is important to work out what is best for you and what can help you save and benefit… Read more »


VW Golf clean diesel

Car news

17 Feb 2017

Pollution concerns drive diesel car sales into decline

Sales of diesel cars fell again last month as more discerning motorists are seeking out greener alternatives. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) said 78,778 diesels were sold in January, a drop of 4.3% on the same month last year. During the same month sales of electric cars and other alternatively-fuelled vehicles (AFVs)… Read more »


House for rent

Home Insurance

16 Feb 2017

Cost of renting your home set to rise faster than price of buying

Rents are expected to rise faster than house prices over the next five years, heaping misery at the doors of Britain’s growing army of tenants, according to a survey by industry experts. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) predicts rents will rise by more than 25% by 2022, while house prices are set to… Read more »


iconic race livery

Car Insurance

15 Feb 2017

Which race livery is most iconic? Help us find out

We want your opinion about which race livery is the most iconic of all-time. When it comes to a race livery there is a lot of debate about which one is the most recognisable – the most iconic, but we want your view to find out which is top of the pile. We want to… Read more »


MOT logo

Car news

14 Feb 2017

Owners of brand new cars to get extra MOT-free year?

People considering buying a brand new car, van or motorcycle, could soon enjoy another year’s “grace” before they need their first MOT under proposals being fine-tuned by the Government. It is estimated the MOT deferral from three to four years could save the motoring public £100 million a year and is being considered because “safer… Read more »


Rolls-Royce Corniche

Car news

13 Feb 2017

James May to sell beloved Corniche ‘because it makes him itch’

Grand Tour presenter James May has announced he is to sell his beloved Rolls-Royce Corniche because he may be allergic to its leather seats. May, who made his name on Top Gear, has been aware that his 1972 Corniche made him “itchy” for a number of years, after admitting he needed “a very thorough shower”… Read more »


Blue MGB GT

Classic cars

13 Feb 2017

Me and my MGB GT

MGB GT owner Rachel Smith loves her cars, but it’s not a passion that came naturally. In fact, her love of classic motors it’s a love to which she has only recently returned…   The torch was lit That first little red MGB was only the start of it… “When I first bought the MG,… Read more »


Werther's Original

Car news

10 Feb 2017

Top 10 essential travel snacks and sweets

We all know the feeling of being peckish on a long arduous road trip, only to realise that the next service station is not for another 30 miles. It’s right about now that you wish you’d remembered to pack some snacks, especially when you see the price for a bar of chocolate when you reach… Read more »


Blue McLaren 650s Spider

Car news

10 Feb 2017

McLaren to invest £50 million in chassis development centre

Formula One heavyweight and supercar manufacturer McLaren has been given the green light to create 200 jobs at a new chassis development and manufacturing plant in Sheffield. Work on the £50 million McLaren Composites Technology Centre is set to begin this spring and it should be in full production within three years. The centre will… Read more »