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Highways England – Motorway Heroes!

Most drivers will have aimed a few choice grumbles at whoever was responsible for setting the overhead warning signs on a motorway, usually after obeying their warnings of problems ahead, only to find the road…


Range Rover - a great car, but sadly one of the most commonly stolen motors.

Car Theft – coming to a car near you soon?

It’s not too long ago since car theft was an all too common occurrence, with seemingly every little scallywag learning the noble arts of smashing windows, breaking off steering locks and hot-wiring cars in seconds….


Not so old, as buses go, but definitely a polluting offender!

Making London’s buses cleaner

Public attention is now firmly focussed on the need to reduce diesel emissions. But whilst this has so far been aimed mainly at cars, the pollution contribution of public transport is now coming under increasing…




VW Golf GTE

Can hybrid electric vehicles beat diesels on mpg?

Hybrids have always had a miles-per-gallon advantage in urban driving but new EQUA Index data shows that they are gaining on diesels in motorway or highway driving and, if current trends persist, hybrid electric vehicles (excluding…




Audi A3 on test, fitted with Emissions Analytics PEMS equipment

Emissions – the facts

Car emissions have never been far from the headlines in recent months following the disclosure of Volkswagen’s misdeeds with so-called “defeat devices”. The irony of the media hysteria is that they have so far only…