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DVLA runs out of tax disc paper

AS THE DVLA prepares for the abolition of the paper tax disc, it has been revealed that there is a shortage of the special perforated paper used in its production. Any tax disc that is issued between now and October 1 will be printed on ‘normal’ paper and not the traditional perforated variety because the agency

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Suzuki Kizashi

Web of mystery: Suzuki recalls 19,000-plus Kizashis in USA

MORE than 19,000 Suzuki Kizashis are being recalled in the USA and the root of the problem is SPIDERS! The Japanese car maker has had to issue the recall for cars built between 2010 and 2013 after it was discovered that spiders are being attracted to cars’ exhausts pipes. It’s here that they spin their webs causing

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#B4B14: Tell us how you’re getting on!

WITH roughly six weeks to go before Bangers4BEN commences, we’re asking to see your charity chariots. We know that many of this year’s competitors are already putting the final touches to their cars and are have some great stories to tell – so we’re asking you to share them! You can do this really easily by… - Tweeting

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Online sales centre will create more than 20 jobs

MOTORPOINT is set to open a new online sales centre in Birmingham later this year – creating more than 20 new jobs in the process. The UK’s leading car supermarket has already begun work on the purpose-built centre on the site of its existing branch on Lichfield Road in the city. A recruitment drive for sales

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Big Mike: I’m going reliably retro after rust rears its head on modern models

THIS month, I’ve been suffering quite a bit with the brown stuff. Don’t worry, I’m not rushing off to the chemist every five minutes to buy myself some Imodium, only to then come back and tell you all about it, as that would be a little vile. But what I am perturbed by is something I thought

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Now CarShop duo are drenched in ice bucket challenge…

CARSHOP CEO Jonathan Dunkley has been thoroughly drenched in the ice bucket challenge.  And not to be outdone, business development director James Dunkley has been soaked as well! The pair are the latest participants in the charity craze that’s taken the world by storm over the past few weeks – and Jonathan pledged £1,000 to the ALS

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… and Umesh joins the fun at Specialist Cars of Soak-on-Trent!

TODAY we bring you more ice bucket challenge antics, with Umesh Samani of Specialist Cars in Stoke-on-Trent getting a thorough drenching in one of the latest videos to appear online. Brave Umesh begins his video with an impressive cartwheel and is then soaked to the skin while wearing his normal business attire! He said: ‘Lots of others

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JCT600 cyclists raise almost £20,000 on 640-mile charity trip

A TEAM of cyclists from JCT600 has successfully completed a 640-mile charity trip. Twenty-eight intrepid riders from the company took part in the ‘Grand Depart’, cycling past all 47 of the group’s dealerships across Yorkshire, the North East, the Humber, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire in just five days. The charity challenge was supported by donations from colleagues,

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RRG creates new website to help Motability customers

DEALER group RRG has launched a dedicated Motability site for its customers in the region, to raise awareness of this government-funded scheme to improve mobility for disability sufferers. Aimed at those with disabilities in the region, and their families and carers, RRG has created the dedicated Motability site – www.rrgmotability.com. The site provides in-depth information about how

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