Peugeot 308 1.2 Puretech 130bhp Auto
Jul03

Peugeot 308 1.2 Puretech 130bhp Auto

Peugeot hopes to tempt premium buyers with the new 308 hatchback  writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? At first glance, the new Peugeot 308 has much in common with the previous one, but look again and the sleek bonnet and the vertical grille catch the eye, while the new retro logo is a nod to Peugeot’s changing model line-up. It oozes Gallic flair. The 308 I drove came in ‘olivine green’, which only enhanced its appeal — and judging...

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Review: Axkid Minikid 3
May12

Review: Axkid Minikid 3

Suzanne Keane tries out the hugely anticipated newest member of the Axkid family What is it? It’s hard to believe it’s almost 4 years since we first tried out the Axkid Minikid 2. This was my first experience of Axkid and the Minikid has remained my go-to seat since then – I was distraught when my 5 year old hit the weight limits -so you can imagine my excitement when I heard there was a new and improved Minikid on the way! Axkid were...

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What cars are suitable for a family with 3 kids under 5?
Apr25

What cars are suitable for a family with 3 kids under 5?

What are the best family cars if you have three young children asks Suzanne Keane Family cars have drastically changed over recent years. Many parents have moved from 7-seater MPVs to SUV style cars with 7 seats and manufacturers have followed suit with many discontinuing their MPVs and concentrating on cars that look less like a family van but may not be as practical. Options for families with 3 or more young children are drastically...

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Review: Cybex Solution Z i-Fix
Mar07

Review: Cybex Solution Z i-Fix

Suzanne Keane tries out the Solution Z i-Fix: An adaptable High Back Booster for children up to 50kg.   What is it? Cybex offer car seats, baby carriers, kids furniture and strollers in a wide range of designs to suit all budgets. The Solution Z i-Fix is a high back booster from their Platinum range, for when your child has reached the limits of their rear facing seats and is ready to use a high back booster – see our guide here....

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Review: Axkid Bigkid 2
Dec19

Review: Axkid Bigkid 2

When it comes to child car seats choosing the right car seat for your child can be a tricky business. Suzanne Keane reviews the Axkid Bigkid 2 What is it? Axkid specialises in rear-facing child seats but the Bigkid 2 is their second foray into high back boosters, ideal for loyal fans of Axkid seats whose children have outgrown their Minikids. The new high back booster has improved side impact protection and is even more adjustable to...

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Are your car seats insured?
Dec14

Are your car seats insured?

Suzanne Keane looks at the various levels of cover on offer for child seats in your car We all know the importance of having the correct car insurance and how to shop around to get the best price for your insurance each year. However, have you ever thought about what’s actually covered in your car? If you have a collision, no matter how small, it’s important that your car seats are replaced and that the old seats are destroyed....

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