Monthly Archives: May 2011

Renault R-Space (Concept)

NAME: Renault R-Space concept DEBUT: 2011 Geneva Motor Show APPEARANCE: The R-Space has a sporty and sculpted shape and Renault have tried their best to make this people carrier sexy. The tapered profile of the side windows emphasises the car’s … Continue reading

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No horse play

A woman has been refused service at a McDonald’s drive-through in Derbyshire amid safety concerns over her vehicle – a horse and carriage. Debbie Murden, 42, was turned away from a branch of the fast-food giant in Alfreton, on Saturday … Continue reading

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Men more stressed in traffic

They may be the butt of chauvinist jokes but it seems women drivers could end up having the last laugh, according to new research by satnav firm TomTom. That’s because men’s stress levels soar a staggering seven times higher than … Continue reading

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339 injured during driving tests

More than 300 learner drivers and examiners were injured during driving tests in Britain last year, figures reveal. Five examiners suffered physical attacks and 209 reported being verbally abused as stress got the better of candidates, according to Driving Standards … Continue reading

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New car technology to save lives

New safety systems being fitted to British cars are set to save thousands of pedestrian injuries and dozens of lives each year, it has been revealed. The step forward for pedestrian safety is the culmination of years of intensive research … Continue reading

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Spiritual experience (Rolls-Royce Ghost)

Affordable luxury might seem like an oxymoron, but in the case of Rolls-Royce’s Ghost there is an element of truth in the statement. While everything is relative at this end of the market, the price of an entry ticket is … Continue reading

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Porsche 918 RSR (Concept)

NAME: Porsche 918 RSR concept DEBUT: 2011 Detroit Auto Show APPEARANCE: The Porsche 918 RSR is a two-seat, mid-engined coupé which combines technology from the 911 GT3 R Hybrid and the design of the 918 Spyder concept. Like the Spyder, … Continue reading

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Car couples more angry than amorous

Couples in cars are more likely to be getting angry than getting amorous, according to a survey. A total of 47.5% of men and almost 30% of women claim to have had sex in their car, the poll by Confused.com … Continue reading

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