Petrol Crisis Conspiracy

Selling Surplus Fuel or Driving EV Sales?

It appears as if the UK fuel crisis has finally ended. So what caused it? Just an overblown minor news story, or was there a deeper conspiracy behind it. Was it intended to create a high demand for surplus fuel that had accumulated during the lockdown, or was it to accelerate a shift to electric cars as drivers are put off by longer queues for fuel. I break it down and explain the real reason behind the so-called UK petrol-shortage.

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Mazda MX-5 RF Review 

For rear-wheel-drive fans, there are only two affordable cars worth considering

Whether you’re a keen young driver, or someone just wishing to get a taste of what traditional sportscars felt like to drive after a diet of tiny front-wheel drive hatchbacks, there are really only two cars on the market that you should consider buying: the brilliant Toyota 86 and the car reviewed here.

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Suzuki Across PHEV Review

You’re confused aren’t you? This looks like something else. But is it a great Suzuki?

You’re thrown, aren’t you? At first glance you thought you knew what this car was. Then you looked again and you weren’t so sure after. A third glance caught the Suzuki badge, and then you found yourself really perplexed. 

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GoClassics Podcast featuring Simeon Cattle of Classic Project Shop

All about Goodwood Revival, how classics are getting easier to maintain and buying a Lincoln Continental Mk V

Our second ever podcast features special guest Simeon Cattle (Sim) who’s been working in the car trade since the age of 16. He runs the Classic Project Shop and along with GoClassics Editor-at-Large Jeff Bailey, we talk about about running and working on classics, the little tips and secrets most people don’t know about, and how knowledge of working on old cars is being passed down to a new generation. Plus we talk about the Goodwood Revival and quiz Jeff on his two extraordinarily different previous car choices – a Vauxhall Nova and a Lincoln Continental!

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The Motor Industry’s Biggest Fines

How Much did Diesel Gate cost Volkswagen?

Get this, Volkswagen group has paid out nearly $24billion in fines in the last two decades, largely due to diesel gate – which is when they put emissions-cheating software in nearly 11 million vehicles around the world according to reports.

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Britain’s Top Rated Three Cars & Brands

Plus the worst three – all according to Zutobi.com survey

What cars do we love the most in the UK? Well driver education organisation Zutobi.com basically trawled through Parkers, HonestJohn and Autotrader car owner reviews online to come up with a list of the most highly rated top three cars and brands – as well as the worst three!

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Honda CR-V Hybrid Review

Have we reached ‘peak’ CR-V, or was that back with the second gen?

We owned a second-generation Honda CR-V for over decade and there must be a very good reason we kept it that long. Although there isn’t any single cause for keeping it that I can recall, potentially it was more a case of… well there was no reason to replace it. And that’s from someone that drove the latest and newest family SUVs throughout that tenure. 

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E10 Fuel – What is it & What will it do to your Car?!

Explained in Under a Minute [UK 1st Sept 2021]

What is E10 Fuel? And what will it do to your car? It’s now the main fuel available at petrol stations in the UK. E5 will still be available but at fewer places and it will be more expensive. What does it do to your car? Is your car compatible? And what if you put it in by mistake? I explain all in this video – and I do it all in under a minute! E10 checker https://check-vehicle-compatibility-e10-petrol.service.gov.uk

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