Motoring

Driving anywhere in the UK can often mean coming across roads that are bad for your tyres. You will notice this in counties like Essex which have some fast roads with potholes that have developed

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Rising to the challenge to reduce vehicle emissions for the sake of our environment, a Chelmsford-based automotive technology company has developed ‘the world’s greenest truck’ — the first to travel hundreds of miles on clean energy alone | Words: Nicky Adams

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Velar, the fourth member of the Range Rover family, reveals an exciting new era and direction for the luxury brand, says motoring editor Andy Russell

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Much to admire

Friday, August 7, 2015

Adam Daly, director at Glenavon Care Ltd, visited Mack Mazda in Chelmsford to try the new Mazda CX-3 and found that there was much more to this sporty and spacious motor than he first thought

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Economy of movement

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BMW’s 320d saloon remains the car of choice for the aspirational family guy, but now it can save you money as you drive, explains Carlton Boyce

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Making a Deal

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

With a family heritage stretching back 95 years, Deal of Kelvedon has a history to be proud of, as well as some very exciting plans for the future

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Back to the Future

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

It’s lean, mean and very green — BMW’s i8 is the supercar of the future, says motoring editor Andy Russell

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Top class fun

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

BMW’s new 4 Series Convertible is a real stunner whatever the weather, according to motoring editor Andy Russell

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Jaguar’s F-Type has the X factor

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The Jaguar XK range has a devoted following, and it’s easy to see why; it’s beautiful, poised and goes like stink. If only Jaguar could recreate the recipe, but in a more accessible package.

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Long live the BMW 4 Series

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

The BMW 3 Series Coupé is no more. It’s a victim, you see, of BMW’s ambitious range extension; from next year the 3 Series range will comprise a saloon, touring estate, GT and Gran Coupé, leaving no room for the pretty little coupe. So BMW has taken a leaf out of the Audi marketing manual and created a new range, the 4 Series, to accommodate it.

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CLA is a class act

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

The Mercedes CLS is a great car that comes at quite a high cost, leaving it beyond the reach of many, which is a shame for both the consumer and Mercedes. If only that formula could be replicated in a more affordable package.

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View the world differently

Thursday, June 6, 2013

The DS3 hatchback is a popular car with a loyal following and by turning it into a cabriolet, Citroen has opened it up to a whole new demographic. The roof is, of course, the biggest change and while it’s not a full convertible (the roof slides back just like the Citroen 2CV’s) that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. This arrangement probably suits our weather better than a full convertible would as it allows the roof to be furled on the move; the Citroen DS3 Cabrio can be made watertight at motorway speeds in a process that takes just 16 seconds.

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How the Mini Became a Giant

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

The 1950's Mini was a revolutionary design, concept and vision. Without the Mini, thousands would have been put off by driving due to the costs involved...

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Volvo's eco warrior

Monday, June 15, 2009

Logistics MD Patrik Levén finds the Volvo V50 1.6D DRIVe will get the job done Words and pictures: Adrian Foster

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Crossing Over

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Adrian Foster gets emotional in the new Volvo XC60...

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Time Flies

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Adrian Batchelor, director of Colchester-based watchmaker and jeweller Upchurch & Son, finds time to try the Volvo XC90 DS SE and discovers a real gem of a car...

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Designs on Lexus

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Tony Nottage, managing director of CreationStudio, puts the Lexus IS F through its paces and awards it a BAFTA

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Jaguar XF 2.7: Nice enough to eat

Thursday, September 25, 2008

Ian Thurgood, joint managing director of world famous preserves manufacturer Wilkin & Sons, toasts the recently-launched Jaguar XF 2.7 as a tasty new variety...

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Get on to a winner

Friday, August 29, 2008

Jonathan Holmes, creative director at the new Great Leighs racecourse, takes a punt on the eco friendly Lexus 450h Sport and discovers it's a bit of a dark horse

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A marque of success

Friday, July 11, 2008

Taylors Land Rover in Great Dunmow has been a temporary home to some of the world's most expensive cars. Adrian Foster discovers more

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Hotel manager Brett Shohet enjoys life behind the wheel of the new Aston Martin V8 Vantage Roadster

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Making waves

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

A new name is moving towards the front of motorsport - and it all started in a loft in Coggeshall. We reveal how Gigawave MotorSport joined Aston Martin

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Financial advisor Ian Jones feels the wind in his hair while driving the Vauxhall Astra TwinTop

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Adrian Foster catches up with Barry Reynolds, the driving force behind the McRae Enduro rally project that is putting Essex motorsport on the map

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Managing director of advertising agency Blue Tiger, Tony Clifford, tries the new Volvo XC90

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