Sat nav a must, say drivers

THE sat nav has been revealed as the gadget most British drivers couldn’t live without.

More than a quarter of the votes cast for the Readers’ Award on named the GPS system as their must-have in-car gadget.

Auto Express judges gave their top award for Product of the Year to digital radio specialist Pure for its revolutionary Highway 300Di – a new gadget that can add DAB and iPod connectivity to any in-car stereo.

Other winners included Bilt-Hamber which won three awards for cleaning products; TomTom: best smartphone app; Turtle Wax: best wax; Goodyear: best summer tyre; Continental: best winter tyre.

Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Auto Express, said: “The Auto Express Product Awards is a chance for us to acknowledge the very best products out there.”