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What are your favourite car films?

Susan Sarandon and Geena Davis as Thelma & Louise

Honda has asked the nation what its favourite ‘real world’ car films are – and they want you to star in the next one.

What are your favourite car films?

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A Question of Motorsport

A Question of MotorsportThe last round of this year’s British Touring Car Championship saw a sport quiz – but forget Bill Beaumont and Ian Botham, this was a Question of Motorsport.

It pitched Johnny Herbert and teammate Dave Pinkney as team captains answering (usually incorrectly) a load of motorsport-related questions. Continue reading

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Help me Honda

Adrian and his Honda Insight

Adrian and his Honda Insight

You don’t have to be a fan of Strictly Come Dancing to know it takes two to tango and when it comes to Green motoring the driver is at least as important as the car. Continue reading

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Honda Insight: Rate it on the Auto Trader Cool-o-meter

Honda Insight

Honda Insight

The Honda Insight wants to beat the wildly successful Toyota Prius at its own game. Not only does it have a hybrid powertrain, but it also wants to make us more concious drivers. Tickle the throttle and the speedometer glows green. Boot it and the dash turns red in despair. You can even win points for driving economically and set a high-score.

No doubt it’s only a matter of time before the Insight becomes the darling of Hollywood eco-warriors. But is it cool? You decide…

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Cars we’re driving in January

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The Christmas tree is down and the mince pies have all been turned to crumbs, but we’re not sad because January sees the launch of some brilliant new cars. Here’s what we’ll be driving on Auto Trader this month: Continue reading

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What’s the best hot hatch? (Poll)

Volkswagen Golf GTi

Volkswagen Golf GTi

It’s the one question everyone in the office has a different answer to: what’s the best hot hatch?

Read which cars the editorial team picked as their favourite hot hatches – and nominate your hot hatch of choice in the comments. Continue reading

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Which of the Sultan’s 3,000 cars would YOU blag?

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Forget his 1,788 room mansion. Forget the private aeroplane with gold-plated furniture. Forget his Oxford Law degree – this man has more than 3,000 cars. THREE THOUSAND.

If driven all at the same time, his planet-eating collection would melt the polar icecaps and suck the ozone layer by Christmas. Probably.

You have think, surely he wouldn’t miss one of them?

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Honda quits F1 – will other teams follow?

Jenson Button may lose his F1 seat

Jenson Button may lose his F1 seat

The Formula 1 world has been shocked by Honda’s sudden decision to quit the sport.

Unless a buyer is found F1 will be down to nine teams with 18 cars in 2009, and Jenson Button may find himself without a team to drive for.

But as the economic downturn puts even greater pressure on car makers, will more of them follow Honda’s lead in quitting the sport? Continue reading

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Video: Honda’s ASIMO robot takes a fall

The new ASIMO is the latest in Honda’s 22-year evolution of its amazing robot.

The 1986 model called ‘E0’ took five seconds to take a single step.

It’s moved on since then but, as this video shows, there have been some mis-steps along the way.

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First ever Auto Trader video car review

Honda Accord

We’ve just published our video car review of the new Honda Accord which goes on sale in June (October for the Tourer version).

It’s a great car which should give Audi A4 and BMW 3-series drivers pause for thought.

There are some fantastic saloons about at the moment – the Ford Mondeo has continued Ford’s resurgence while the Mazda 6, the car which kicked off zoom-zoom has been well-received too. Continue reading

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