Wednesday 28 September 2016
Competent and composed
By coincidence, late last year I spent a week driving around in a run-out model of the old VW Tiguan. I wasn’t supposed to – I had made a mistake in my diary of test cars, thought I was supposed to be driving something else, found out I was wrong and so ended up in the Tiguan by more or less default. It was a decent car, but lacking a little bit. Lacking in excitement. Lacking in interior style and desirability. Lacking a bit in space too. Not a bad...read more...
AA members want harsher fines for motorists using phones while driving
Nearly 90 per cent of AA members support increased fines and penalty points for using a handheld mobile phone while driving, according to an AA Populus poll of 26,463 drivers in the UK. The AA has long argued that stricter penalties, combined with an information campaign and better enforcement, is required to address the epidemic of phone use at the wheel. Eight out of 10 say it is unacceptable to make a call or send a text using a handheld mobile in...read more...
Seat Ateca gets muddy for its Irish debut
The highly anticipated new Ateca, Seat’s first ever SUV model, was launched at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. The new Ateca which was recently voted the 2016 Auto Express Crossover of the year, was “created in Barcelona with a German heartbeat,” and has been designed to make driving an absolute pleasure and its full connectivity will appeal to those who like technological features the most. The new Seat...read more...
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