Recent articles by Joe Finnerty

New Audi Q3 2015 driving
Features

What does your car say about you?

28 May, 2015

We use YouGov’s Profiler tool to see if associations people make with certain car brands are fair

News

What is the Uber app & why do London's black cab drivers hate it?

27 May, 2015

London's black cab community has protested again against the Uber app. But what exactly is it?

Citroen DS Pallas
News

Hundreds of classic cars set for UK extinction

27 May, 2015

Latest Department of Transport figures show numbers of some legendary classic cars on UK roads are dwindling

Motorway lane closure
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Road closures cost us £1bn last year

21 May, 2015

England saw more than 500k road closures in 2014 at an estimated cost of one billion Pounds. Safety chief calls for action

Inside the world's best driving simulator - close
Features

Inside the world's best driving simulator

21 May, 2015

A £2million, UK-developed driving simulator is breaking new ground for the motor industry. We get behind the wheel

Young driver
Features

Cheaper car insurance for young drivers: our top tips

20 May, 2015

How young drivers can find the cheapest car insurance deal and avoid paying too much when it's time to renew

Prodrive Winter Driving Course
Features

Best intensive driving courses

20 May, 2015

Everyone likes the idea of learning to drive in a week or two but are intensive driving courses value for money?

Driving Test
Features

UK driving test pass rates explained

20 May, 2015

We examine the latest stats on driving test pass rates to help you compare UK driving test centres

News

The history of the driving test

20 May, 2015

As numbers of new drivers gaining their licence hits a ten-year low we look back at the 110-year history of the UK driving test.

Rear end shunt - car crash
News

True benefits of auto braking car tech finally revealed

19 May, 2015

Cars with Autonomous Emergency Braking fitted are 38 per cent less likely to have a rear-end shunt

Emissions tests questioned
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Real-world mpg tests still five years away

15 May, 2015

European carmakers want to delay new real-world emissions and mpg tests by three years

Thatcham crash test lab chair
Features

Behind the scenes at the lab that helps cut insurance costs

12 May, 2015

Thatcham studies crashes, repairs and sets insurance groups to help cut drivers’ costs. We find out how

How to build a world-class limousine
Features

Ever wondered how you build a limousine?

9 May, 2015

Britain is famed for making some of the finest limos on the market. We visited one renowned coachbuilding firm to find out how it’s done

Mazda CX-3 - headlight
News

Some car dealers change light bulbs for free; others charge £70

8 May, 2015

Our investigation reveals alarming variations in main dealer prices for replacing a car head light bulb

General Election
News

General election 2015 today! Who's on the side of motorists?

7 May, 2015

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

News

UK £5,000 electric car grant to run out in months

6 May, 2015

No replacement scheme in place yet for UK electric car grants with review not due until after the election

Counterpart driving licence
News

UK paper driving licence abolished: what it means for you

1 May, 2015

The UK paper counterpart driving licence is to be abolished from 8 June 2015. Here's what you need to know about the driving licence changes

Rise in drivers details being sold to private parking firms
News

Rise in drivers' details being sold to private parking firms

27 Apr, 2015

The increase in data being obtained has seen one driver attempt legal action against the DVLA

Renault Zoe 2015 front
News

Driver Power 2015: Brits love hybrids and electrics

23 Apr, 2015

Driver Power features a hybrid car in first place and two electric vehicles in its top ten for the first time ever

Lexus IS 300h - front tracking
News

Driver Power 2015: results revealed, Lexus IS wins

22 Apr, 2015

Driver Power results revealed with the Lexus IS crowned 2015 champ at the top of the customer satisfaction charts

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