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Is the Toyota Prius still the top hybrid available?

It is the UK's biggest selling hybrid but does it still deserve the accolade of the best. Gareth Hargreaves takes the Toyota Prius out on the road.

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2nd May 2018
Gareth Hargreaves
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Toyota C-HR Dynamic

The Toyota C-HR is much more than a pimped up Prius but for all its qualities this enigmatic Hybrid SUV needs a little more oomph under the hood.

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25th Jan 2018
Gareth Hargreaves
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Winter motoring

Don't risk your wellbeing by not being prepared for all eventualities when driving this winter.

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12th Sep 2017
Gareth Hargreaves
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Winter driving: stay safe guide for singletons

If you are driving on your this winter make sure you are as prepared as your car in case something goes wrong

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12th Sep 2017
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Winter driving hazards

The winter months are fast upon us and while, as drivers, we feel safe in our cars with the heating on full blast, changes to the weather present serious dangers where vision is concerned, says Andy Hepworth.

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11th Sep 2017
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Tips for driving in snow

With Arctic weather conditions gripping the UK, almost everybody will be experiencing snowfall on a journey at some point.

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10th Sep 2017
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10 driving tips for safety in winter weather

Stay safe on the roads throughout the cold snap with these 10 winter driving tips.

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22nd Dec 2016
Gareth Hargreaves
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Around the world in a Ford Model Model T

Centenarian Ford Model T clocks up 50,000 on global journeys for charities

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23rd Mar 2016
50connect editorial
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The Peugeot 308 GTi matures

An elegant hot-hatch for grown-ups? Michael Edwards investigates

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20th Mar 2016
Michael Edwards
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Dacia Logan MCV Laureate

Unbeatable value plus quality and comfort aren’t mutually exclusive. Well, ordinarily they are … unless you’re driving a Dacia.

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7th May 2015
Gareth Hargreaves
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Innovations in single person mobility

Rachael Hannan gets a glimpse inside Kia Motors R&D Centre in South Korea and a look at their single person mobility designs in this year's IDEAS festival.

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6th Jan 2015
Rachael Hannan
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Dacia Sandero Stepway

It is hard to imagine getting quite so much car for so little money but in the Dacia Sandero Stepway dCi 90 that is exactly what is offered.

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14th Nov 2014
Gareth Hargreaves
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Motoring > Motoring Advice & Tips

Guide to buying a car online

Buying a car can be a daunting undertaking, but knowing where to look on the internet can make it a whole lot easier.

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22nd Sep 2014
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Dacia Duster exceeds expectations in a new era of affordable SUVs

Adrian Foster is impressed by the Dacia Duster 1.5 dCi 110 2WD 5dr Lauréate

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15th Oct 2013
Adrian Foster
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WebTV: How will the new EU tyre labelling legislation affect you?

Motoring expert Quentin Willson explains what the new EU tyre labelling legislation means for motorists.

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19th Nov 2012
Agatha Cheng
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Vauxhall Meriva road test

Adrian Foster tries out the new Meriva and finds out why Vauxhall finally got their pint-sized people carrier right

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16th Jul 2012
Adrian Foster
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Kia Picanto: good things come in small packages

Adrian Foster road tests the new Kia Picanto 1.25 Equinox

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4th May 2012
Gareth Hargreaves
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Mazda6 matures for older driver

Adrian Foster considers how the Mazda6 has grown into an attractive investment for price conscious over 50s motorists

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28th Feb 2012
Adrian Foster
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Mazda5 has all the right moves

Adrian Foster puts two new Mazda models through their paces. This week, the Mazda5.

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20th Feb 2012
Adrian Foster
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Motoring > Motoring Advice & Tips

Motoring: Why your car's tyres are so important

In 2012, when an EU law introduces a new tyre rating system, we'll all be forced to look more closely at the tyres we buy, for their strengths and weaknesses.

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21st Dec 2011
Mark O'haire
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Staying safe on the roads this Winter

Whether it's snow, frost, ice or slush, follow these top tips to stay safe and well during the long dark nights ahead of us all...

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4th Nov 2011
Alexander Hay
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Motoring > News & Views

Tried & tested: Ford Focus Titanium

Ford's enhanced Focus glides from Paris to the Frankfurt Motor Show 2011

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27th Sep 2011
Marce Colucci
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Orlando via Brittany

The Chevrolet Orlando offers maximum practicality for price-conscious drivers. We put it through its paces in the French countryside.

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2nd Sep 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Uninsured drivers harming No Claim Discount.

Motor Insurance Bureau reports uninsured drivers cost UK motorists £380m a year

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25th Aug 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Top 10 Tips for Economical Driving

Our friends at Ford give their advice on keeping the costs down this spring

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19th Apr 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Top five small cars for 2011

With recent increases in VAT, fuel and running costs, motoring is not getting any cheaper. But according to motor industry expert Adrian Foster there has never been a better time to buy!

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9th Mar 2011
Adrian Foster
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Nissan Micra goes back to basics!

Adrian Foster ponders whether the new Micra will keep UK small car buyers happy?

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9th Mar 2011
Adrian Foster
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Motoring > News & Views

Mini unveils new Paceman concept

50connect considers the new MINI design concept that made its debut at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in January.

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4th Feb 2011
Gareth Hargreaves
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Would you trust a car that drove itself?

Google have tested a self-driving car in California, but would you trust a machine with your life?

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4th Feb 2011
Rhian Mainwaring
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Motoring > Motoring Advice & Tips

HPI check: Beauty is only skin deep

Don’t be taken in by appearances, as a vehicle could have a hidden history, HPI warns used car buyers.

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4th Feb 2011
Gareth Hargreaves


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