Richard Aucock

I'm director at Motoring Research. I run a bit, cycle a bit, have a huge love for the automotive industry.

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Generation Z’s interest in cars doubles due to Covid

Auto Trader has seen a significant increase in 18-24 year olds searching for new and used cars since the Covid pandemic began.

All-electric ambulance set to go on trial

The West Midlands Ambulance Service begins trials this month of a fully-electric ambulance – the first 100% zero emissions ambulance to be used in the UK

2021 Citroen C4 and e-C4 prices, specs and launch date

The new Citroen C4 will cost from £20,990 when it arrives in early 2021 with the all-electric e-C4 priced from under £30k

Euro NCAP launches new Assisted Driving rating

Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP have teamed up to introduce a new assessment that ranks assisted driving safety technology alongside traditional star ratings

DVLA launches online V5C log book service

The time taken to receive a duplicate V5C vehicle log book has been cut from six weeks to five days thanks to a new online service from the DVLA

2021 Mazda MX-30 news, prices, specs and on-sale date

The new all-electric Mazda MX-30 arrives in the UK in March 2021 with prices starting from £25,545 including the Plug-in Car Grant

Nissan Re-Leaf EV provides mobile power in natural disasters

Nissan has created an electric concept car to show how EVs can help restore power during natural disaster outages

Government withdraws warning to ‘avoid petrol stations’

The government has clarified advice that appeared to suggest motorists should avoid filling stations, garages and motorway services

Aston Martin Vantage Roadster (2020) review

Aston Martin has removed the roof from its V8-engined supercar. Is the new Vantage Roadster as good as it looks?

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Highways England to make motoring easier for disabled drivers

New measures designed to help the five percent of drivers with a disability include guides to motorway service areas with 360-degree images.

Petrolgate: the next big car emissions scandal?

Forget dieselgate, now it’s petrolgate – but this time, Volkswagen may be safe…

2016 Jaguar F-Pace review: right on pace

Jaguar’s first SUV is right on the pace. No wonder the firm is already claiming the F-Pace will be the best-selling Jaguar ever: it’s bang on target.

Ferrari F8 Tributo (2020) review

Ferrari pays tribute to its V8 supercars with the magnificent F8 Tributo. We drive it on home turf in Italy.

How to change the address on your vehicle log book online

Motorists who have moved house can now go online to change the address on their V5C vehicle log book in a new service from the DVLA