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Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs – A Concept for our Four-legged Friends

03-04-2017

A new Nissan concept car has been designed with dogs in mind. Developed in response to a Kennel Club survey where it was revealed that 99.9% of dogs were considered ‘part of the family’, Nissan have added some features to their X-Trail to reflect that fact. Unlike most of the family,…

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Passing your MOT

01-03-2017

Your MOT is an important part of driving and having a car. Without it, your car is deemed unfit for the road, and could be a danger to you and your fellow drivers and road users. The 2015/16 Road Casualty Report revealed that 1,830 accidents can be attributed to the fact that the car involved was…

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3 of the Best Driving Roads in Devon

13-02-2017

Devon has some of the most beautiful areas in the UK. Whether it’s coastline, moorland, valleys or picturesque villages, there’s a diversity in Devon that’s actually recognised with landscape designation. We have two National Parks and five Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, so…

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The Great Hamilton Garage Road Trip

22-11-2016

Devon is a wonderful county. We’ve got the Jurassic coast, national parks, areas of outstanding natural beauty… it’s hard not to love it. So we’ve come up with a road trip itinerary around a little bit of it that we think you’ll enjoy. You might get to see a bit of…

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Devon’s Dogs in Hot Cars

22-11-2016

Over 300 dogs have been left in hot cars in Devon in 2015. Coming 5th in a county-by-county run down of incident figures, Devon has been ranked as part of the RSPCA’s 2016 “Dogs Die in Hot Cars” campaign. Nationally, the RSPCA received 8,779 calls in 2015 reporting incidents of…

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How to Make Your Car More Economical

22-11-2016

If, like many, you’re becoming more aware of your actions, and you’re worried about the effect that your car and your driving has on the environment, then you’re in the right place. At the time of writing, the UK’s traffic contributes 20% of the UK’s greenhouse…

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Tips for Tyre Safety Month 2016

22-11-2016

“Don’t Chance it, Check it” As the weather gets colder, wetter and windier, the importance of having safe tyres on your car grows. That’s why TyreSafe’s annual Tyre Safety Month takes place every October, just as the worst of the British weather begins to set in.…

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Nissan’s ProPILOT Chair

22-11-2016

Nissan has been applying technology used in its cars in everyday items to make life a little bit easier. The latest gadget to come out of this is the autonomous chair. Designed to take the monotony and physicality out of queueing, the ProPILOT chair uses cameras and sensors to keep you in line…

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NISSAN USA AND LUCASFILM TEAM UP FOR A STAR WARS STORY

11-10-2016

Lucasfilm has announced that it is collaborating with five well-known brands to launch the global campaign for the next instalment of the Star Wars Saga. Along with Nissan, there’s General Mills, Duracell, Gillette and Verizon. Each brand will work with Lucasfilm on a specific campaign and…

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