The Root

The official blog of Carrot Insurance

2 December 2014

The new VW Polo – petrol & diesel showdown


A few weeks ago, the nice people at Volkswagen invited me to North Yorkshire to drive some of their cars. I was particularly keen to grab the keys to at least one petrol and one diesel variant of their new Polo, to put them through their paces for Carrot’s customers. This latest 5th generation Polo […]

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21 November 2014

Smaller cars with really cool technology


The world of technology steams ahead so quickly, with new versions of smartphones, digital TVs and all kinds of other stuff released faster than most people can keep up with. Car manufacturers are constantly developing brilliant new technology and features, too, to give drivers and passengers improved connectivity, entertainment and safety. Focussing on smaller cars, […]

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1 November 2014

Meet Citroen’s new C1 & Hyundai’s new i10


We’ll start with the Frenchie Under the skin, the new C1 is the same as the new versions of the Toyota Aygo and Peugeot 108. All three are available with a petrol engine which is just under 1 litre, but the cool thing about the Citroen is that you can buy it with a 1.2-litre […]

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