Recent articles by Julie Sinclair


Nine-month wait for green models

25 May, 2008

Massive demand for eco-friendly models leaves customers hanging on.

Mercedes CLC
Road tests

Mercedes CLC 220 CDI SE

30 Apr, 2008

Entry-level Mercedes coupé given striking facelift.


Safety law threat to eco models

29 Apr, 2008

Green cars set to lose eco-friendly status under new rules.


Speed limit

3 Apr, 2008

Could urban speed limits be taking a tumble?

Traffic warden

Parking clampdown

31 Mar, 2008

New powers will let councils use CCTV to issue parking fines.

Toyota IQ

Toyota iQ

17 Mar, 2008

Tiny Toyota tot aims to prove that compact is clever.

Loan default rise

Loan default rise

16 Mar, 2008

The number of motorists defaulting on car loans is set to double.


Driving test threat

27 Feb, 2008

Strike action by examiners could hit learner drivers.

Merc front
Road tests

Mercedes SLK 200 K

20 Feb, 2008

A raft of improvements mean the sporty SLK is ready to challenge for class honours.


Speed camera gallery

16 Feb, 2008

No matter where you drive, there's one trained to see your every move...

BMW 1-Series convertible
Road tests

BMW 1-Series

30 Jan, 2008

We take to the road in the new drop-top version of the BMW 1-Series.

MINI Cooper

Used values revealed

25 Jan, 2008

We name the depreciation winners and losers of 2007, and reveal how much you could lose on a new car.

Tyre safety

Tyre safety alert

15 Jan, 2008

Our spot checks reveal how millions of UK drivers are putting lives at risk by failing to maintain their tyres


Tyre safety shock

10 Jan, 2008

The shocking state of forecourt tyre pumps, exposed in an Auto Express investigation, has been slammed by safety campaigners.

Renault Clio Sport Tourer
Road tests

Renault Clio

9 Jan, 2008

Who would have thought it? Small estates are now all the rage among manufacturers, who are looking to give their compact cars big appeal. Here is Renault's contender.

Cars lengths

Parking fee hike

30 Dec, 2007

Parking fees based on car length – that’s the latest congestion-busting scheme being inflicted on motorists.

Renault Grand Modus
Road tests

Renault Grand Modus

19 Dec, 2007

Grand Modus is a super-sized evolution of the freshly facelifted Modus. We try it on for size.

Gift-wrapped car

How to gift-wrap a car

18 Dec, 2007

A car makes a dream Christmas present, but how do you wrap it? Our experts reveal all...

Cleanest UK regions


1 Dec, 2007

The Department for Environ­ment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) reveals the cleanest UK regions.

Cherokee front
Road tests

Jeep Cherokee

12 Nov, 2007

With rugged new looks and tweaked mechanicals, the revised Cherokee is set to take on the tough SUV market.

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