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Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

11 Nov, 2014

Third report: Maximising hybrid SUV's electric-only range is becoming an obsession

Winter driving, snow, crash, accident

Exclusive: survey reveals drivers ignore winter dangers

21 Nov, 2014

The AA says half of all winter breakdowns are preventable, but 30 per cent neglect essential checks

Road safety week, motorway, accident, highways agency

Road safety groups eye drink-drive limit cut

20 Nov, 2014

Safety organisations call for change to drink-drive limit & driver development ahead of General Election

Kimi Raikonnen meets Chris Ebbs and a Ferrari F12

What’s a hot lap with Kimi Raikkonen in a Ferrari F12 really like?

13 Nov, 2014

Our man buckles up for a super-sideways blast around Fiorano with F1 iceman Kimi Raikkonen. Watch the video…

Police sign crash dangerous driving penalties

MPs want killer drivers to face manslaughter charges

12 Nov, 2014

Concern that offenders are being let off too lightly has led to call in Commons for stiffer penalties

Government to announce £15 billion road spend

Government will spend £15 billion on 'road revolution' - after the general election

10 Nov, 2014

David Cameron will outline plans for large infrastructure spend ahead of next year’s General Election.

Ford Fiesta vs rivals

Best new car deals 2014

7 Nov, 2014

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

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

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

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