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How to spot a flood damaged car
Jun22

How to spot a flood damaged car

Cars and water don’t mix so always check for flood damage when buying a second hand car writes Geraldine Herbert From the outside there may be no signs of flood damage so here are a few things you need to check Always do a history check on any car you are thinking of buying but remember if the damage was not reported to an insurance company there may be no record of flood damage. Smell inside the car. Even if the car has been...

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Heat wave driving tips
Jun21

Heat wave driving tips

With temperatures soaring to  27 degrees next week we’ve got ten tips to  help ensure that you and your car survive even the hottest driving conditions. When driving in extreme heat, water is crucial to avoid dehydration so have plenty of bottled water in your car Make sure your phone is fully charged Never leave your child or pet in the car, unattended, even for a few minutes, in the heat. Avoid travelling at peak times, if...

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Women in Saudi Arabia are poised to start driving from Sunday
Jun20

Women in Saudi Arabia are poised to start driving from Sunday

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world to impose a ban on women’s driving, but that is all set to change this weekend writes Geraldine Herbert What is new for Saudi Women? Saudi Arabia announced in September that it would allow women to drive, ending a longstanding policy that has become a global symbol of the oppression of women in the ultraconservative kingdom. From June 24th women will be allowed to get a...

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First Drive : Lexus RX450hL
Jun19

First Drive : Lexus RX450hL

Lexus adds a much sought-after third row to their RX writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? For car companies the attraction of a five seat SUV is simple, they appeal to families, millennials, and women but throw in a extra two seats and you are on to an even bigger winner as everyone it seems these days is in need of something larger and hence the boom in seven seat SUVs. Lexus is the latest to add a much sought-after third row to...

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First Drive: Citroën C5 Aircross
Jun18

First Drive: Citroën C5 Aircross

Citroën is introducing a big brother to the C3 Aircross writes Geraldine Herbert What is it? The rise of the SUV family car means you can steer past that looming midlife crisis, no longer forced to face the grim reality of a people carrier, instead family transport has never been so chic. The latest to join the fray is Citroën’s C5 Aircross. First revealed at the 2017 Shanghai Motor Show, Citroën’s new flagship shares a...

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Family Car Buying Guide – Compact SUVs
Jun15

Family Car Buying Guide – Compact SUVs

In the market for a new family car, we look at 5 alternatives in the categories of Green, MPVs, Crossovers and Compact SUVs writes Geraldine Herbert Part Four – Compact SUVs   Peugeot 5008   In the age of the Urban SUV, Peugeot has looked at the most important, decision-shaping consumer desirables within the family-buying market – style, space and elegance – and have re-imagined their 5008 from the wheels up and...

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