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Toyota i-Road vs Sinclair C5
Features

Toyota i-Road vs Sinclair C5 & the future of city cars

24 Mar, 2015

How do you create the perfect urban vehicle? We try a possible future star against a famous flop from the past

Budget 2015: what it means for motorists
News

Budget 2015: fuel duty freeze and £100m for driverless cars

18 Mar, 2015

George Osborne's 2015 Budget delivers more funding for driverless cars and a further freeze for fuel duty

Car hire 1
Features

Holiday car hire: scams, tips and how to get a cheap deal

17 Mar, 2015

Our car hire guide has everything you need to hire a car cheaply and easily on holiday without falling victim to the scams

Diesel smog, haze, pollution
News

Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?

12 Mar, 2015

As of September all new cars sold must meet Euro 6 standards for exhaust emissions of NOx and other pollutants

Driver with second highest points doesn't have licence
News

Driver gets 40 points without ever holding a driving licence

12 Mar, 2015

UK motorist gains a total of 40 penalty points despite never having a full or provisional driving licence

No fine for drivers overstaying parking by 10 minutes
News

Council car parks to give 10-minute leeway before issuing parking tickets

6 Mar, 2015

Raft of car parking rule changes will also include a ban on CCTV camera cars

Kia Picanto facelift
News

New Kia Picanto makes debut at Geneva Motor Show

3 Mar, 2015

Host of exterior design changes for Kia Picanto, along with new kit and upgraded interior features

SEAT 20V20 1
News

Hot diesels on the way for SEAT, with new crossover set for 2016

3 Mar, 2015

SEAT boss reveals desire for fast diesel SUV, but there are question marks over Leon Cupra diesel

Mazda CX-3 at Geneva 1
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Mazda CX-3 price and specification details from the Geneva Motor Show

3 Mar, 2015

Mazda reveals that CX-3 will start from £17,595 and will go on sale in the UK from June

News

Pininfarina shows production version of Ferrari Sergio model

3 Mar, 2015

Italian design company also promises "something astonishing" for Geneva 2016

Kia Sportspace - front
News

Kia Sportspace concept looks ahead to new model line-up

2 Mar, 2015

Stylish estate gives a glimpse at Kia’s future, and at what a load-lugging Optima model might look like

LPG fill up pump
News

Drivers back LPG, but industry calls for help

27 Feb, 2015

Over a quarter of motorists would switch to LPG, according to our survey

Handmade car sketches
Features

Why are car sketches so different to the production models?

24 Feb, 2015

We look into why car manufacturers put so much effort into producing concept sketches

Suzuki Swift long-termer
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Suzuki Swift

24 Feb, 2015

New Dualjet engine is the cherry on top of a delicious supermini cake

Ford Fiesta vs rivals
Features

Best new car deals 2015

23 Feb, 2015

All the best new car deals in 2015, with offers on the cheapest new cars and the top offers available

EU to crack down on car clocking companies
News

EU to crack down on car clocking companies

18 Feb, 2015

European Parliament says mileage correction companies to be wound up by 2018

Apple car
News

Is there an Apple car on the way?

18 Feb, 2015

It's rumoured that computer giant Apple could be creating an autonomous or electric car

False whiplash claims wasting NHS hours
News

False whiplash claims are wasting NHS time

13 Feb, 2015

GPs are reporting more and more suspect patients, with up to one million hours wasted on these fraudsters

Worst speeders in England and Wales revealed
News

128mph in a 30mph zone! UK's worst speeders revealed

12 Feb, 2015

Highest speeds recorded on safety cameras revealed with two motorists hitting 146mph

Shell and PayPal to offer smartphone payments at the pump
News

Pay for fuel on your phone with new app from Shell and Paypal

12 Feb, 2015

New system from Shell and Paypal will allow drivers to pay for their fuel from their cars

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