Recent articles by Julie Sinclair


Sat navs lose their way?

22 May, 2009

Drivers set to face GPS chaos as satellites are retired.

Night Time Mobile Cameras

Mobile cams to see in dark

24 Apr, 2009

Latest speed traps equipped with night-vision technology, while speed limit shake-up will bring locator chaos


New safety shake-up

24 Feb, 2009

Euro NCAP’s star rating system has just got a lot tougher. We investigate the changes.


British Motor Show faces the axe

2 Feb, 2009

Could Britain's biannual Motor Show be the credit crunches next victim?


Toyota at Bologna

3 Dec, 2008

Busy Toyota stand includes clever range-topping iQ.

Mazda 3

Mazda 3 unveiled

3 Dec, 2008

All eyes are on Mazda as the stunning new 3 debuts at the Bologna Motor Show.


Where have our traffic cops gone?

2 Nov, 2008

Numbers have been slashed across the UK, as local authorities choose to rely on cameras.


Out with the bold for Mégane 3-dr

9 Oct, 2008

Public debut for classy Coupé model with less controversial rear styling intended to boost its popularit.


MINI Crossman

2 Oct, 2008

MINI Crossman concept breaks cover in spectacular fashion at Paris show!

driver bans

Shock increase in ‘new driver’ bans

28 Sep, 2008

Massive numbers now breaking ‘six-point rule’, but only half of those who lose licence resit test.

911 Targa
Road tests

911 Targa

26 Sep, 2008

Porsche’s Carrera 4 has a powered glass roof


Pre-pay pumps to stop drive-offs

24 Aug, 2008

Fuel stops in the US use pre-approved pumps, where drivers scan their debit or credit card before filling. This helps to deter people from driving off without paying.

Petrol prices

Brits lead Euro pump payout

11 Aug, 2008

Tax means costs are highest in Europe as retailers are slammed for profiteering.

Digital Speedo

Drivers cut speed to slash fuel bills

10 Aug, 2008

AA Motoring Trust reports that average speeds have fallen – and it’s more to do with costs than cams!

Jaguar X-Type
Road tests

Jaguar X-Type 2008 review

11 Jun, 2008

Jaguar has made 500 changes to breathe life into its dated compact exec.

Sting 1

Stingers track crooks

7 Jun, 2008

Hi-tech kit lets police track stolen cars fitted with run-flat rubber.


Drivers’ relief as costs cut

4 Jun, 2008

Soaring fuel prices have forced the tax man to raise mileage rates

learner centre

L-test sites to head out of town

30 May, 2008

Out-of-town test centres will leave learners on unfamiliar ground.

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