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The Benefits of Buying a New Car

About a year ago, I decided to buy a new car after doing some “complex” calculations – I decided to go for the 2014 Ford Focus. By that time, I only had cars that were about 5-10 years old, such a Skoda Oktavia or a Toyota Prius. However, I never quite experienced that “new car smell” that we all love, ...

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The All New Formula Renault 2014 Has Arrived!

The Euroformula racing school was founded in 1997, a legacy of the “Privilege Formula” school. Laurent Fradon, its Director, arrived in La Chatre the same year accompanied by his wife Sandra, to head up the Sales department with Fran?ois Xavier Tourlière’s backing. Since then Laurent has unceasingly developed the business and took the directorship of the business five years ago. ...

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IIHS and EuroNCAP - Crash avoidance ratings

IIHS and EuroNCAP started testing the systems that prevent accidents using automatic braking

IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) and EuroNCAP tested the systems that prevent accidents with automatic braking. Some top models received poor ratings. EuroNCAP announced that starting with 2014 will include in the final score given to a car on their safety tests a new rating given for the automatic braking efficiency. Meanwhile the IIHS have already tested 74 cars, ...

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Best Land Rover for Off-Roading

When the call of the great outdoors beckons, one only needs a reliable and rugged vehicle to make the trek. But why not drive something that is also sleek, stylish, and just as comfortable on the Motorway? Land Rover available at Farnell Land Rover has been a leader in quality vehicles for decades, and their off-roading capabilities are exceptional as ...

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leasing a car

What to look out for when leasing a car

As covered in this post, leasing has a great many benefits to those looking to own a new car. If you’ve decided that this it’s for you, then there are a few things that you should look out for when choosing a provider and a plan, whether you’re getting your own car, or are using a company like Hitachi Capital ...

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