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The Volkswagen Golf Plus was never a car to tug at the heart, but offered a handy practicality boost over the standard Golf. Now it’s been renamed as Sportsvan, or at least it has in Germany where that sounds like a good name. Over here it’s accepted that it’s neitherContinue Reading

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After enjoying huge success with the Qashqai, Nissan is returning to the family hatchback market with the new Pulsar. Reviving an old name, the Pulsar however promises to be packed full of new technologies including Forward Emergency Braking, Moving Object Detection, Lane Departure Warning and Blind Spot Warning, all asContinue Reading

The Qashqai has been a spectacularly successful vehicle for Nissan, selling nearly three times more than expected, with the Japanese firm shifting an ever-increasing number every year. Single-handedly responsible for inventing the C-segment crossover, the Qashqai has attracted competition from no less than 14 rivals since it came along inContinue Reading

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The once maligned Skoda brand has been turned in to a huge triumph thanks to investment from Volkswagen, and one would imagine thoughts of a similar level of success were going through Renault’s mind when they took control of Dacia in 1999.

New cars are the most reliable option, at least in theory. At least if things do go wrong there’s a manufacturer’s warranty ready to put things right, something that’s reassuring when buying a family car. Of course, you pay a lot for a new car and that’s not something everybodyContinue Reading

My first experience of the Mitsubishi ASX was on a private circuit. Hurling it around while knowing there was nothing coming the other way was great fun, leaving me with a huge grin. Proof, if ever it were needed, that driving a slow car fast is far more entertaining thanContinue Reading

Nissan’s Sunderland factory has been handed the rights to build yet another new car, with production of a new mid size model to start in 2014.