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Japan’s car of the year goes to the Honda Jazz

2013 Honda Jazz

The Honda Jazz has been around for a little while now, and it hasn’t stopped picking up awards just yet.

A short while ago it was voted as the most reliable used car in the UK, something Honda was very proud of. Now, though, praise is coming from the companies home country too.

The 2014 Honda Jazz has been awarded Japan Car of the Year, even though it hasn’t made its way into market yet. Beating out cars from the likes of Toyota and Mitsubishi, the Honda Jazz blitzed the combination thanks to its unique design, ergonomic interior, but most importantly because of the company’s commitment to making their vehicles fuel efficient – the Honda Jazz Sport Hybrid i-DCD can achieve 85mpg, which is really rather excellent. read more »

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Making a Stand for Britain’s Vans

Ford Transit

The humble van is the lifeblood of pretty much any business (except for those fancy ones where people just sit around on beanie bags drinking coffee). Almost every company, right the way from the largest conglomerate down to the smallest Sussex window cleaners, will make use of vans in some capacity.

Of course, those of you who actually drive a van for work will know just how quickly it becomes a part of you – as a person, not as an employee. It’s like a home from home. A sticker for your favourite football team up in the window, an old coffee cup right where you left it, the radio tuned to your favourite station. The comforting hum of the engine as you start work in the morning, the way the heater starts to rattle as it heats up. Your van is a bit of you. That makes it all the more important to get it insured. read more »

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Key Factors To Consider When Buying A New Car

Buying a new car can be a rewarding experience – after all, there is nothing like that new car smell and the thrill of getting your new vehicle out on the road for the first time. However, it’s also a worrying time. How do you know that you have made the right choice, and were you even looking at the right factors when you made your decision? You may take things such as size, gas mileage and headroom into account, but what are the other things that you need to look at before you make up your mind?  read more »