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The 2017 road tax shake-up: how will the UK’s favourite cars be affected?

January 6th, 2017 Motoring News, Uncategorized

From 1st April 2017, the cost of driving for many people in the UK is going to increase dramatically thanks to a comprehensive overhaul of the road tax system. The shake-up will see rates of road tax (otherwise known as Vehicle Excise Duty [VED] or car tax) now taking into account both emissions and list price, with a premium car penalty being brought into effect.

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Twelve Days of an Evoque Driver’s Christmas

December 12th, 2016 Uncategorized

We’ve unwrapped countless turtle doves, we’ve had five golden rings aplenty and, really, who needs another partridge in a pear tree? This Christmas, our privileged Evoque drivers will be unwrapping twelve unique gifts of a more exciting variety. For the purposes of this article, your true love is your Evoque, and here’s what you’ll be getting:

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Who’s that hog? The lazy middle-laners making motorways an oinking nightmare

November 14th, 2016 Motoring Questions

We’ve all been there – moving swiftly along in the first lane, our speedier brethren overtaking on the right and a few slower folk up ahead in the distance, when suddenly we’re faced with that all-too-common driver’s dilemma: there’s nobody in front, but in the second lane is some misguided motorist chugging along at 60mph and seemingly without any awareness of the rest of the road around. You can’t undertake, but overtaking means a quick and dangerous dash to the third lane. What gives?

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Green light for Jaguar Land Rover’s Electric Car Programme

The biggest challenge that the automotive industry is trying to overcome it the requirement to conform to environmental protection policies that aim to cut carbon emissions from cars. As a result, car manufacturers have been striving to conform by designing energy efficient car models that comply with the environmental protection act.

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Which Land Rover is for you?

The Land Rover family boasts a full and fantastic cast of characters, and finding out which of those best suits your needs is essential to getting the most from your Rover experience. Here we’ve summarised the models, features, costs and suitability of our full range to help you find the right car.

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Penalty Points To Double For Texting Drivers

British drivers who text and call whilst in the driver’s seat are set to face harsher treatment under new government plans.

New rules to be introduced next year will reflect the results of academic research that calls for better recording of collisions where phones are involved and for police offers to be able to seize devices found at crash scenes.

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