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James Murray-Jones

Chief Marketing Officer at DriveTribe

Jim Murray Jones is a freelance writer and regular contributor to Tempcover. Following a 7-year stint leading product development and editorial at Auto Trader, he moved to Haymarket, where he was part of the team that acquired PistonHeads and worked on the digital development of Whatcar?. After leading a management buyout and business restructure at the news and travel magazine TNT, he returned to automotive at News UK, where he launched sunmotors.co.uk and managed the relaunch of Sunday Times Driving. He then moved to a strategic leadership position at the classified marketplace Exchange & Mart, before taking the role of Chief Marketing Officer at DriveTribe, the automotive social media platform founded by Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. He is a regular contributor on DriveTribe, as well as their trade and business intelligence platform DTinsights.com. Jim has a Geography degree from the University of Reading and an MBA from Henley Business School.

Popular articles by James


Can I Drive a Van on My Car Insurance?


How to save money on your van insurance

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Know your tyre tread depth, or risk losing your licence

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Can I Drive a Van on My Car Insurance?


Once-upon-a-time, driving a friend’s car or van was as simple as that. In the past, fully comprehensive car insurance policies…

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How to save money on your van insurance


For many drivers, their van is a lot more than just a vehicle. For some, it’s the backbone of their…

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Know your tyre tread depth, or risk losing your licence


A recent survey by car servicing and repair company Kwik Fit, suggests that only a quarter of UK drivers can…

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Vehicle modding and car cosmetics can damage your premium


According to research by Auto Express, failing to disclose basic modifications to your vehicle – including paint protection products, new…

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