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6 Romantic Cars for Valentine’s day
Feb11

6 Romantic Cars for Valentine’s day

Start Valentine’s day on a positive note with our top 6 cars that will help bring out your romantic side writes Geraldine Herbert It is that time of the year again and love is in the air. We reckon at wheelsforwomen nothing says “be mine” more than a romantic car so whether you are off for a weekend escape or a first date, here are our 6 cars of choice to sweep your valentine off their feet.   #1 Mazda MX-5 Jump in and drop the...

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Ford Mondeo Hybrid Vignale
Feb11

Ford Mondeo Hybrid Vignale

Ford’s top-of-the-range Mondeo Vignale is now available as a Hybrid writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? Hybrids now account for 7% of new car sales so the arrival of  Ford’s first hybrid version of its popular Mondeo saloon is certainly timely. A hybrid wagon will launch next month. Who is it aimed at? If you in the market for a family car that is more economical than petrol but you don’t do the mileage to justify a...

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Driving in Windy Weather #StormErik
Feb07

Driving in Windy Weather #StormErik

Storm Erik is on the way and is set to bring ‘severe and damaging’ 130km/h gusts. We have some tips for driving in windy weather writes Geraldine Herbert Plan your journey – is there a route with less exposure to the weather and less risk of fallen trees?  Choose a sheltered route if you have the option. Be aware of the danger posed by debris that may have blown into the roadway. Wind rarely blows steadily, and a...

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How to be a safer driver
Feb06

How to be a safer driver

Driving like most things becomes a routine and bad habits are easily formed, in fact, a recent survey estimated that new motorists develop bad habits and turn into “bad drivers” in just 10 weeks writes Geraldine Herbert So here are some simple strategies to help make our roads safer for you and all other road users. Skills that put you in control – Consider taking an Advanced driving course, these courses cover types of driving that...

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First Drive: Lexus ES
Feb05

First Drive: Lexus ES

Can Lexus tempt buyers away from premium German rivals in Europe with its ES, asks Geraldine Herbert. What is it? The ES is the best-selling Lexus in the world but this is the first time the nameplate will be offered in Europe. Lexus is nudging into the premium executive market to rival the Audi A6, BMW 5 Series and Mercedes E-Class. Is it a looker? Shrinking the best elements of the larger LS, the ES is dramatically styled and...

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