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Officer buys new car seat for parents in need

LEWISVILLE, Texas — A police officer in Texas found a very personal way to protect and serve. Officer Jeremy Reyna pulled over Nicole Dean Saturday and noticed that her little boy’s car seat looked pretty run-down. Dean bought it second-hand because she couldn’t afford a better one. Instead of writing her a ticket, he took her fiance to a local store ... Read More »

Nissan and Mercedes among cars buyers regret purchasing

If you buy a Nissan or Mercedes-Benz, there’s a chance you’ll regret it, according to Consumer Reports. Seven vehicles were flagged in the publication’s annual Owner Satisfaction Survey, where they asked  230,000 car owners about which new cars they had the worst time with. Nissan had three of their models make the list, while the Kia Rio was ranked as ... Read More »

Drop a coin, pick up a used car

Nashville-area car buyers will soon be able to get their used sedan or crossover in much the same way as they buy a bag of chips: by dropping a coin into a vending machine. Online used-car retailer Carvana will open a five-story, glass-structured, coin-operated vending machine in Nashville by year end. Here’s how it will work: After purchasing a vehicle ... Read More »

Police reveal reasons for four arrests at Bonds Used Cars in Norwich

Mystery had surrounded police activity at Bonds Used Cars, on Ber Stret, on Thursday, with the force refusing to give the reasons why a total of four men had been arrested. Now, police have said a 34-year-old and a 56-year-old from the Norwich area had been arrested on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. The 34-year-old was also suspected ... Read More »

Music reviews: New albums from Dylan Joel, Toni Swain, Chewee, Adam Simmons and more

Toni Swain, who recently played in Sydney (yes, we should have got this review in time for that but, hey, life…) finds that spot in my musical love life marked Bonnie Raitt and Shelby Lynne. While not the player the great Raitt is – that’s left to an impressive Roy Payne here – and not intensely pained in the manner ... Read More »

2015 Toyota LandCruiser Sahara review | first drive

It pays to take the arrival of a “new LandCruiser” with a grain of salt. Not a lot changes over the years withToyota’s off-road stalwart. The last genuinely new model launched in 2007, yet there’s still no sign of a true next-generation ‘Cruiser. Instead, Toyota has tweaked the range, focusing mostly on its flagship Sahara, which catches up on industry ... Read More »

DRIVECLUB BIKES REVIEW

Well, here’s a surprise. PS4’s best car game, suddenly available with bikes instead. Whether as DLC for existing Driveclub owners, or in its comparatively diminutive standalone state, this is very literally ‘Driveclub but with bikes in’. It’s the same tracks, same structure, same breathtaking graphics and same online competition. But it’s most noteworthy because it fixes modern bike games’ biggest ... Read More »

LA motor show: Car makers revved up for a big sales year

The show may not have been the busiest in terms of new metal heading for Irish roads, but there is a scramble among carmakers for US market share as the country heads for what could be its biggest-ever sales year. The fall in the price of oil is also evident on the show floor with a less than normal focus ... Read More »

2016 Honda Civic Coupe Debuts at LA Auto Show

Exactly one month ago, the 2016 Honda Civic Sedan debuted in Los Angeles, giving the world its first official look at the redesigned 10th-generation Civic. Today, the coupe version of the new Civic model followed suit, by making its first public appearance at the 2015 LA Auto Show. Set to hit dealerships in March of 2016, the 2016 Honda Civic ... Read More »

LA Auto Show is a real crowd pleaser showcasing advanced 2016 tech and designs

The LA Auto Show, which continues through the weekend, drew record crowds and show-stopping new hybrids and 2016 models of America’s favorite cars and trucks. The new Jeep Wrangler has a rough and tough look with eye-popping features galore. The show includes never seen before 2016 models and concept cars, and there are classics from the 1970’s and 1930’s. One ... Read More »