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mi Technology city car
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City car to cut teens' insurance

2 Aug, 2012

Government backs new hi-tech, hybrid city car concept for young drivers

Avoiding air-con faults
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Watchdog: Avoiding air-con faults

1 Aug, 2012

Air-conditioning faults are costly and all too common, but not if you follow some simple steps

Control your car with a wink
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Control your car with a wink

25 Jul, 2012

You’ll soon be able to control all your car’s gadgets with facial expressions and gestures

Watchdog: Astra recall fix fails
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Watchdog: Astra recall fix fails

25 Jul, 2012

Vauxhall refuses to pay out when recall fix to leaky Astra radiator fails, leaving one owner facing a £2,300 repair bill

Toll booths
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Government backtracks on toll policy

23 Jul, 2012

The Department for Transport wants to charge drivers to use the A14

Volvo wireless servicing
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Wireless servicing on way

20 Jul, 2012

New tech will let your dealer monitor the condition of your car remotely

40mph limit for rural roads
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40mph limit for rural roads

18 Jul, 2012

Speed limits on rural roads could be cut from 60mph to 40mph under new Government proposals

Watchdog: Hire car charges
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Watchdog: Hire car charges

18 Jul, 2012

Car rental customers are being talked into buying extra insurance policies they don’t need by pushy sales people

Watchdog: Owners' fury at unreadable speedo
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Watchdog: Owners' fury at unreadable speedo

13 Jul, 2012

Furious Kia Sportage owners are complaining that the kilometers per hour signs on their speedos are too faint to read

Audi SQ5 TDI
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Audi SQ5 TDI

13 Jul, 2012

The new Audi SQ5 is the first-ever diesel S model – so is it worthy of the badge?

Watchdog
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Watchdog: Dealer overcharges on warranty fix

4 Jul, 2012

Fiat 500 owner was told 'book' time for work was 1.5 hours - but the garage charged for 2.3 hours

Car accident
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Road deaths on the rise

29 Jun, 2012

Road death toll rises for the first time in almost a decade, with a total of 1,901 people killed on UK roads in 2011

Petrol station
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August fuel duty hike scrapped

27 Jun, 2012

The Government has delayed the planned three pence per litre fuel duty hike until January 2013

Watchdog: Can CD-Rs invalidate warranties?
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Watchdog: Can CD-Rs invalidate warranties?

27 Jun, 2012

Our reader was told repairs to his Audi’s entertainment system wouldn’t be covered by warranty because he’d used a homemade CD

Watchdog Citroen C3 Picasso
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Watchdog: Keeping your warranty valid

20 Jun, 2012

Servicing your car at an independent garage won't invalidate a manufacturer warranty, as long as you follow our advice

Motoring fines hike
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Motoring fines hike

15 Jun, 2012

Fixed-penalty fines could rise by 50 per cent, according to a proposal by Government ministers

Cheap insurance for autobrake
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Cheap insurance for autobrake

13 Jun, 2012

Insurance companies are set to offer big discounts for cars fitted with autonomous emergency braking

Watchdog: Courtesy car fiasco
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Watchdog: Courtesy car fiasco

13 Jun, 2012

Teen driver was left grounded after his months-old Kia Rio was taken off the road

Autobrake
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NCAP to score on autobrake

13 Jun, 2012

Only cars with intelligent braking will get five stars in the new crash tests

New tech to boost petrol efficiency
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New tech to boost petrol efficiency

6 Jun, 2012

Delphi engineers have found a way of using direct injection on petrol engines, and the breakthrough could revolutionise engine efficiency

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