Cars Reviews 

New electric cars A to Z: full guide to all the EVs and plug-in hybrids on sale

We talk you through the hybrids, plug-in hybrids, pure EVs and fuel cells on sale and coming soon from every major car brand Just over a decade ago, hybrids were still niche products, and it looked as if electric vehicles would never seriously get off the ground. How times have changed. Now, hybrids, plug-in hybrids, pure-electric cars and even fuel cells are big news; nearly every major manufacturer has either entered or is preparing to enter this increasingly lucrative market. But if you’re ready to take the plunge yourself, you need to know which brands have invested…

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Cars Reviews 

MOT exemption for cars over 40 years old arrives in May 2018

The Department for Transport has announced that classic cars more than 40 years old will be exempt from MOT testing, with owners voluntarily electing for an MOT if they feel their car needs one. Currently, only cars from before 1960 are exempt, which represents 197,000 cars on UK roads. The new rules will exempt a further 293,000 cars from MOTs. The thinking behind the decision, according to the DfT, is that these cars are “usually maintained in good condition and used on few occasions”. The decision also eases concerns that garages may not…

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Vintage Car 

Cars, bikes shine at annual car show

The 10th annual Show and Shine Vintage Car and Bike Show brought hundreds to downtown Minden Saturday. With more than 150 entrants, the car show boasted a variety of cars, motorcycles, trucks, classic and antique cars for every car lover. Entrants from as far away as Wisconsin were in attendance. Vintage Car Club of Minden member Larry Gipson said it was a beautiful day for the show. “The weather was great, we had a great turnout with the crowd and number of entrants,” he said. During the show, Gipson presented…

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