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Six caravans that will change your mind about caravanning

We British have a love/hate relationship with the caravan. Even those who hate them, love to hate them. It’s not altogether clear why caravans polarize opinion in this way, but their image problem isn’t helped by anodyne styling and paint schemes – a design trait that prompted Ray Mears to brand them ‘mobile bread bins’.

Driverless cars and the equitable, safe and slow roads of the future

It’s always risky putting too much faith in technology, but the prospect of driverless cars becoming the ultimate traffic calming measure is hard to resist. Motorists are teased with visions of driverless cars as luxurious and relaxing private retreats clever enough to take over menial tasks, but ready to relinquish control at a moment’s notice. However, the reality of networked…

FS260-Pro Jetstream jacket up for grabs

This week’s unseasonable weather has prompted us to give away this Endura FS260-Pro Jetstream jacket. The design features a windproof front and an insulating and breathable ‘Roubaix rear’ –   a lightweight thermal fabric that stays comfortable when wet and is quick drying. And as if that wasn’t enough, the jacket boasts triple rear pockets with reflective piping and a zipped rear…

The electric car that’s cheaper to buy than a scooter

GM has launched an electric city car that costs £3,829, which is less than it costs to buy a 125cc Vespa scooter. With both France and Britain planning a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars, the question on many a driver’s lips is how I afford an expensive electric vehicle. The cheapest Nissan Leaf costs £26,680…