Recent articles by Julie Sinclair

Used tyre scandal
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Used tyre scandal

1 May, 2012

Think you’re getting a bargain with a discount part-worn? Think again, as we expose the shock state of some of the tyres on sale

Nissan Juke
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Driver Power: Nissan tops for tech

11 Apr, 2012

The Nissan Juke has the best in-car gadgets – and the Qashqai and X-Trail are also rated highly

New traffic light technology
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New traffic light technology

28 Mar, 2012

New traffic light system adjusts itself depending on the number of people waiting, but could mean drivers wait longer for pedestrians

Euro NCAP improves child safety tests
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Euro NCAP boosts child safety tests

21 Mar, 2012

Euro NCAP is introducing new child dummies the size of six and 10-year-olds, to improve its tests of rear seatbelts

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Mazda 5: Fifth report

19 Mar, 2012

Spring has sprung, and our Mazda 5 is set to blossom after a tough winter

Fuel prices
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Fuel prices reach record high

8 Mar, 2012

Petrol and diesel prices are the highest they've ever been, and they're set to increase further

Fuel gauge in mpg and mpl
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Call for switch to mpl

7 Mar, 2012

Poll by the AA and Auto Express reveals many motorists want to switch from mpg to mpl to make it easier to work out fuel costs

Nissan Hi-Cross Concept
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Nissan Hi-Cross Concept revealed

6 Mar, 2012

The Nissan Hi-Cross concept has been revealed at Geneva, previewing a sleeker new X-Trail

Traffic warden quotas exposed
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Traffic warden quotas exposed

26 Jan, 2012

Traffic warden wins case after refusing to meet 10-a-day ticket quota

Customer complaint forms have been tampered with
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Insurers fined for complaint tampering

19 Jan, 2012

FSA issues huge fines for Direct Line and Churchill after they are found to have doctored customer complaint files

Drug driving shake up
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Drug-driving shake up

6 Jan, 2012

The Government is considering changing the laws on drug-driving to make conviction easier. But are the changes an improvement?

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Mazda 5: Fourth report

4 Jan, 2012

Winter is here – and our MPV is prepared for anything

How to pass your driving test
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How to pass your driving test

2 Jan, 2012

We reveal where and when to take your driving test for the best chances of success

BMW X3
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£25k cap for Motability

25 Oct, 2011

No more premium cars in disabled scheme with new £25,000 limit aimed at reducing fraud

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Mazda 5: Third report

17 Oct, 2011

After grinding to a halt, our MPV was sparked back to life with a simple reboot

Mazda 5
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Mazda 5: Second report

22 Jul, 2011

Our MPV’s sliding doors have helped make life a whole lot easier for our working mum

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Mazda 5: First report

13 May, 2011

A growing family needs a bigger car. So after a 2 supermini and 3 hatch, the 5 MPV is the next Mazda for us to test!

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Mazda 3

18 Mar, 2011

After a tough winter, hatch is due a check-up. Does it get a clean bill of health?

Mazda 2
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Mazda 2

5 Mar, 2010

A move to the countryside has brought out the best in our supermini star

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Mazda2

4 Dec, 2009

Two wheels or four? The choice was far easier than our news and features editor feared..

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