New cars

Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Mazda has taken the world-beating MX-5 sports car back to its roots – smaller, lighter and even more fun to drive, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Practicality takes precedent over style with the seven-seat Ford Grand C-Max but it's still cool family transport.

If you want a compact seven-seater that’s good to drive, Ford’s revised Grand C-Max is a neat choice, says 
Matt Kimberley.

Kia's city car, the Picanto, combines style, value and low running costs in a refined package.

Kia’s Picanto city car won’t break the bank to buy or run which makes this little looker even more attractive, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Audi’s hi-tech magnificent Q7

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Audi says its second-generation Q7 is a luxury sport utility vehicle fit for an oligarch but you don't need the budget and trappings of one to run it.

When it comes to big, luxury sport utility vehicles Audi’s Q7 has always been imposing but the second-generation model makes an even bigger impression by giving more from less, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

It's what you don't see that makes the mildly-facelifted Honda CR-V better to drive and own with a more powerful diesel engine and new technology.

The improvements to Honda’s latest CR-V are not immediately obvious but motoring editor Andy Russell says they’re changes for the better.

Used Cars

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Young drivers are more likely to be distracted while driving than their grandparents, it is being claimed.

Paul Marjoram, dealer principal at A W & D Hammond Ford, handing over the sponsored car to Roger Coombs, head coach at Diss Rugby Club.

A W & D Hammond, the Halesworth Ford dealer and long-time supporter of Diss Rugby Club, has provided head coach Roger Coombs with a sponsored car.


Lighter, slighter, mightier Mazda MX-5

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 has shrunk in size but the driving pleasure has grown, making it even more agile and pure.

Mazda has taken the world-beating MX-5 sports car back to its roots – smaller, lighter and even more fun to drive, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

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Geoff Copson racing his 1928 Riley 9 Tourer.

This week we bring you the next instalment in the story of 1928 Riley Tourer WK 4894, which featured in our My First Car series having been bought by Alan Hazlewood in 1954-55. Current owner Geoff Copson was alerted to the original story by a fellow Riley owner. He bought the Riley 55 years ago and, having raced it, still owns it and has restored his ‘first love’ back on the road.


Is your eyesight safe to be driving?

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
A road safety charity is urging people to check their eyesight.

One and a half million drivers on the UK’s roads have never had their eyesight checked and a quarter admit to not having an eye test in the previous two years, according to a new study.

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Editor's Choice

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Limes close Littleport. Picture: Steve Williams.

Former East Cambs Council leader Fred Brown, now a Littleport parish councillor, has refuted claims he did anything wrong in acquiring the lease on a piece of land from Sanctuary Housing Association.

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