Author: Hyeoma

Peugeot 2008 review

Peugeot is enjoying something of a renaissance. Following the successful reinvention of its 3008 and 5008 models, the 2008 has also now been transformed into a bold crossover. Available with both petrol and diesel engines, plus an all-electric version (badged e-2008), the range is priced from £21,030. Peugeot markets the […]

UK’s first all-electric ‘filling’ station opens

The first ‘Electric Forecourt’ in the UK is open for business near Braintree in Essex. Funded by Gridserve, Hitachi Capital (UK) PLC, Innovate UK and OZEV, electricity is generated from both the solar power canopies above the chargers, and a network of hybrid solar farms, also operated by Gridserve. Gridserve […]

First ‘new’ Aston Martin DB5 in more than 50 years

The first Aston Martin DB5 Goldfinger Continuation car has been completed. Dubbed ‘the most famous car in the world’, the DB5 shot to fame in 1964 when it was driven by James Bond (Sean Connery) in the hit film Goldfinger. Now, 55 years after the last new DB5 rolled elegantly […]

Britain’s best brands for car servicing and repairs

Japanese franchised dealers dominate the rankings for servicing and repairs, according to new What Car? research. As dealers prepare to reopen showrooms on June 1 following the Covid-19 lockdown, franchised dealers for cars up to 20 years old were ranked on the quality of their work, perceived value for money […]

Best cars to own, as voted by owners

The Kia Sorento has topped the results of Driver Power 2020 – the UK’s most comprehensive new car satisfaction survey. It narrowly beat a former Driver Power champion, the Peugeot 3008, proving that despite being on sale for a number of years, it is still a deeply satisfying car to […]

Clean your car to help reduce the spread of coronavirus

We’ve teamed up with Auto Trader to provide top tips for cleaning and disinfecting your car to help reduce the spread of coronavirus. Driving is currently only allowed in the UK lockdown for those who need to use their cars to buy food, for health reasons or work (but only […]