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Beaulieu Fireworks gets Rock Legends theme

In Events, Family by Philip Shoulder

Beaulieu once again is hosting its annual Firework display – one of the largest displays in the South. This year, the festivities will be set to a Rock Legends theme.   [portfolio_slideshow] Gates open from 3pm for Beaulieu Fireworks 2014 and once inside, there’s plenty to see and do. Either try out the Beaulieu Rides and Drives, or the old-Time Fairground …

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The Best Small Diesel

In Facts, Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Honda by Jonathan Humphrey

One of my favourites the Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC wins  the ‘Best Real MPG’ in honestjohns awards The frugal Civic scores an average 66.2mpg based on thousands of reviews from everyday drivers An easy to drive car and an easy to achieve great MPG. The Honda’s 1.6 i-DTEC engine has been rated as best small diesel on the market with …

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148.5 MPG Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review

In Car Reviews, Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Mitsubishi by Jonathan Humphrey

Mitsubishi are making a bold move with their new Outlander PHEV So what is a PHEV? Welcome the new ‘Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle’ from Mitsubishi.   I attended the launch of this latest model and was impressed as the future for better, greener vehicles becomes reality. As a new car proposition this car will be worthy of consideration if your …

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MINI Creates a Stir with the Cooper T

In Family, Featured Articles, Mini by Jonathan Humphrey

The World’s First Vehicle to be Powered by a Tea-Leaf Biofuel MINI at the forefront of technology have enhanced their sustainability credentials with the new MINI Cooper T A revolutionary addition to the MINI range,  is available in a variety of colours including ‘Chamomile Yellow’, ‘Red Bush’ and ‘Earl Grey’. The new model is bound to cause a real stir in …

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Tourneo Connect Review: Ford’s latest multi-purpose vehicle

In Car Reviews, Family, Featured Articles, Ford, Manufacturers by Philip Shoulder

On the road in the New Ford Tourneo Connect As I pull into Farnham’s space age, Aviator hotel under the cover of darkness… and rain, I can initially see what looks like a collection of vans lined up in the car park. Closer inspection reveals them to be the new Tourneo Connect – Ford’s latest addition to its People Carrier …

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New Peugeot 308 Exceeds Demand

In Family, Featured Articles, Manufacturers, Peugeot by Jonathan Humphrey

Super Stylish PEUGEOT 308 has already exceeded 60,000 orders across Europe   The new 308 has recently been voted 2014 European Car of the Year. The range is being extended soon with the 308 SW estate, which goes on sale in June To cope with the high demand for the new 308 and to support the launch of the new 308 SW, …

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New Kia Soul EV Has the Power

In Family, Featured Articles, Green Motoring, Kia by Jonathan Humphrey

Better Batteries=Better Range. Soon to be electric, Kia Soul EV benefits from class-leading battery technology   The popular Kia Soul EV, soon to be available as a plug-in electric car, production is starting in the second half of 2014. The Soul EV will powered by an 81.4 kW electric motor, producing 285 Nm of torque, and a high-capacity 27 kWh lithium-ion polymer …

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Mazda Real Challengers, who think differently

In Family, Mazda by Jonathan Humphrey

Mazda have always built theirs cars a little differently than other companies. Watch their series of videos of people that want make a change by doing things differently.   This video shows Thomasina Miers who has developed a chain of Mexican Street Food Restaurants called ‘Wahaca’ serving fresh Mexican cuisine. Johnson Beharry for the Mazda Real Challenger Series talks to her …