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Whiplash injury insurance claims

Whiplash fraudsters hit in pocket

30 Oct, 2014

The number of false whiplash claims that go to court could be set to drop

Drivers warned to check insurance for key policies

Insurance: are your car keys covered?

29 Oct, 2014

Protection for lost and stolen car keys differs dramatically between insurance companies

Insurance accident injury claim

Injury claims fall cuts insurance premiums

29 Oct, 2014

Experts say legal changes have cut third-party insurance claims


Only a quarter of car tax is spent on roads

29 Oct, 2014

Only £7.5bn of £30.7bn raised in 2012 was spent on roads - concern at big shortfall

Range Rover owners refused insurance

Range Rover owners refused insurance due to theft risk

27 Oct, 2014

Range Rover Sport and Range Rover Evoque owners living in London struggling to get insurance cover without secure parking

Lexus recalls 10,000 UK cars

Lexus recall: 10,000 UK cars affected

15 Oct, 2014

Lexus IS and GS models included in model recall to fix potentially faulty fuel delivery pipes

Ford Fiesta vs rivals

Best new car deals 2014

8 Oct, 2014

All the best new car deals in 2014, with offers on the cheapest new cars and the top offers available

Speed Camera

Foreign drivers escape thousands of speeding fines

8 Oct, 2014

More than 20,000 overseas motorists avoid tickets adding up to £2.3million because they can’t be traced

Honda Civic Tourer long-term test
Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Honda Civic Tourer

8 Oct, 2014

Another long-distance trip as we bid farewell to Honda Civic Tourer family estate

Tesla Model S - front tracking

Tesla announces new finance deals for Model S

6 Oct, 2014

Manufacturer promises to buy back Tesla Model S electric car for 50 per cent of original value

Skoda Fabia diesel prototype front
Road tests

Skoda Fabia diesel prototype review

3 Oct, 2014

Verdict on prototype version of new Skoda Fabia with three-cylinder diesel


New BMW 7 Series slims down for 2015

2 Oct, 2014

Executive BMW 7 Series limo to use lightweight carbon tech developed for BMW i brand

Smart ForTwo prototype - front static

Electric Smart ForTwo and ForFour due in 2016

2 Oct, 2014

Electric version of all-new city car will get brand new battery technology

Chris Ebbs repairs a big ol' pothole

We test revolutionary new pothole repair tech

1 Oct, 2014

New process can patch up a pothole in minutes, for a fraction of the usual cost. We find out how it works

General Election

Drivers tell us cutting fuel costs will be a General Election vote winner

30 Sep, 2014

Auto Express survey reveals the policies that’ll sway motorists at May 2015’s General Election

Ford Tourneo Connect front tracking
In-depth reviews

Ford Tourneo Connect review

The Ford Tourneo Connect is an MPV that offers low running costs and loads of interior space

Car insurance comparison sites

Car insurance industry faces shake-up

25 Sep, 2014

More information for consumers and ban on comparison site deals with insurers

Consumer group to sue Fiat and VW over MPG claims

Consumer group to sue Fiat and VW over MPG claims

24 Sep, 2014

Italian group is calling on motorists to join lawsuit over allegations of exaggerated fuel economy

Parking ticket appeal

Parking ticket appeal rates revealed: over half are successful

24 Sep, 2014

Exclusive: data reveals parking ticket appeal rates in each UK region are as low as one per cent

Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

16 Sep, 2014

Clever plug-in hybrid Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV SUV’s appliance of science continues to impress our man

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