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Norton Way Mazda in Letchworth showcases Mazda2 and Mazda3

Mazda’s popular models, the Mazda2 supermini and the sporty hatchback Mazda3, offer motorists outstanding efficiency, style and Mazda’s driver-focused performance and are available at Letchworth-based Norton Way Mazda.

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Fergus Walkinshaw with the 1982 Range Rover to be restored at the Silverstone Classic (Jakob Ebrey/Silverstone Classic)

The Silverstone Classic takes place from July 29-31 this year will not only feature a multitude of classic racing but also a live restoration of an original Range Rover, thanks to official parts and accessories partner eBay.

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vehicle wheel add air pressure

Faulty tyre pressure monitoring systems are causing thousands of MoT failures, according to new research.

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Adapted Vauxhall Astra at Get Going Live 2014

Disabled drivers will have the chance to pilot a choice of more than 40 different specially-adapted cars around the world-famous Silverstone race track next month.

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Car servicing

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

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Motorbike helmets (biker, motorcycle, motorcyclist, motorbiker)

Four in 10 bikers are riding while wearing helmets that need to be replaced, according to a report from insurance broker Carole Nash.

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Japfest will celebrate the Mitsubishi Evo

A move to a bigger and better venue has allowed the organisers of Japfest 2016 to accommodate more cars and features than ever before.

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Motoring battery advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

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London Motor Show

The new London Motor Show has continued to grow and now the Battersea Park Evolution event, just a month away, has attracted 35 car brands and more than 130 different models, some to be seen in the capital for the very first time.

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New cars

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Ford Mustang fastback - pulling power on the road and with passers-by.

Motoring editor Andy Russell has waited two lifetimes – his and the Ford Mustang’s – to drive this automotive icon. He wasn’t disappointed.

Friday, April 29, 2016
Fourth-generation Sportage is an all-new package that builds on the success of Kia UK's best-seller - roomier, better to drive and more upmarket.

The fourth generation of Kia’s top-selling Sportage sport utility vehicle has upped the ante again in this hugely-competitive class and can’t be ignored, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Monday, April 25, 2016
Skoda Octavia vRS 230 gets a more powerful turbo petrol engine, extra kit and is better looking.

Already the perfect mix of performance, practicality and good value, Skoda has upped the ante with the Octavia vRS 230, says Matt Joy.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Suzuki Baleno is a well-priced and roomy compact family hatchback which goes on sale in June.

Suzuki is growing its no-nonsense hatchbacks range in June and reviving the Baleno name. Ed Wiseman gets an early drive.

Friday, April 22, 2016
Elegant Audi A4 Avant has class-leading boot space and has loads of driving appeal too.

Motoring editor Andy Russell’s wife still rues the day he sold their Audi A4 Avant so best she doesn’t find out what’s she’s missing with the new one.

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Used Cars

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Adnams has ordered an e-nv200 all-electric van from Hammond Nissan for deliveries from its Southwold shop. Left to right, Andy Baker, Woodbridge store manager, Paul Betts, Hammond Nissan sales, and Ben Orchard, environmental sustainability manager for Adnams.

Hammond Nissan has been helping Adnams, the Southwold-based brewer and distiller, enhance its sustainable operations.

08:12
Ford Mustang fastback - pulling power on the road and with passers-by.

Motoring editor Andy Russell has waited two lifetimes – his and the Ford Mustang’s – to drive this automotive icon. He wasn’t disappointed.

Yesterday, 11:25
The current legal minimum for cars, vans and LCVs is 1.6mm of tread across the central three-quarters of the tyre, around its entire circumference. To quickly check your tyres, simply place a 20p coin into the main tread grooves of your tyre. If the outer band of the 20p coin is obscured when it is inserted, then your tread is above the legal limit.

It may be far from your mind, but neglect your tyres and it could cost you big…

Sunday, May 1, 2016
Should cyclists be allowed to go through red traffic lights when it is safe?

Cyclists riding through red lights – is it time to make it legal to keep traffic moving asks motoring editor Andy Russell.

Germany
Sunday, May 1, 2016
The 1933 Hudson straight eight Peter Webb bought for £30 with two fellow apprentices.

Peter Webb tells how he and two friends ended up with jazz great George Melly and 10 others jammed into their big American Hudson saloon.

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