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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

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
News

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

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

Doctors named as Britain's worst drivers
News

Doctors named as Britain's worst drivers

10 Feb, 2015

GPs have highest proportion of claims of any occupation for second year running

Sharp decline in number of traffic police on roads
News

Sharp decline in number of traffic police on roads

10 Feb, 2015

Number of traffic officers falls by almost a quarter in England and Wales

Mercedes CLA 180
In-depth reviews

Mercedes CLA review

With sharp looks, an engaging drive and a varied engine range, the Mercedes CLA is an attractive alternative to the Audi A3 saloon

General Election
News

General election 2015: who is on the side of motorists?

26 Jan, 2015

The 2015 general election is on the horizon, but how are politicians planning to fix our roads, cut motoring costs and help drivers?

Motorists too poor to fix cars
News

Motorists are too poor to fix their cars

22 Jan, 2015

Survey: cash-strapped drivers are cutting back on vital repairs and maintenance needed to make their cars safe to drive

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