Recent articles by Nick Gibbs

Nissan Qashqai - front
Tips & advice

Personal leasing: is this the car rental revolution?

26 Jan, 2016

Not keen on buying a new car? We see why personal leasing could make sense for you

Citroen DS6 front
Road tests

DS 6 SUV review

26 Nov, 2014

The DS 6 is the DS brand's first foray into the SUV market - destined only for China. Is it any good?

Happy drivers, happy motorists, young drivers, learner

MPs U-turn on plans to restrict novice drivers at the wheel

7 Jul, 2014

The Government has axed planned restrictions on young drivers, despite research showing the move could save lives

Parking camera

In-car parking cameras to record evidence of accidents

7 Mar, 2014

In-car parking cameras can be repurposed to collect evidence of crashes for insurance claims or, potentially, legal proceedings.

Opel Vauxhall Adam S

Vauxhall Adam S appears at Geneva Motor Show

4 Mar, 2014

The hot new Vauxhall Adam S gets a more powerful engine and beefier brakes


Volkswagen T-ROC concept makes its debut

3 Mar, 2014

New Volkswagen T-ROC SUV at the Geneva Motor Show previews a sub-Tiguan Golf-sized model for 2016

Hyundai i10 front

New Hyundai i10 pricing announced

14 Oct, 2013

The new Hyundai i10 starts at £8,345, on sale in January 2014. It gets a bigger boot than a VW up! and sub-100g/km CO2 emissions

The new Mazda 3

New Mazda 3 MPS on its way

12 Jul, 2013

Mazda to bring back its hot hatch with a high-revving naturally aspirated engine

Mazda 3 front
Road tests

New Mazda 3 2014 review

12 Jul, 2013

We take a spin in a pre-production version of the new Mazda 3 to see how the Ford Focus rival is shaping up

Honda Civic Tourer front

Honda Civic Tourer

5 Mar, 2013

The sleek new Honda Civic Tourer estate has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show - and a Type R model could be on the way, too

Skoda Superb Estate front static
Used car tests

Used buyer's guide: Skoda Superb

4 Jan, 2013

The Skoda Superb makes sense second-hand as hatch or estate


Focus RS to get 350bhp

6 Nov, 2012

The next-generation Ford Focus RS will get a new 2.3-litre EcoBoost engine when it arrives in 2014

Lotus Esprit concept at Paris

Lotus drops 'five-year, five-car' plan

26 Jul, 2012

Lotus abandons plans to introduce five new cars in five years, as new owner scales back ambitions

Product reviews

Automatic parking

Featured in: Driving aids tested

6 Jul, 2012
Porsche 911
Product group tests

Driving aids tested

6 Jul, 2012

We ask a panel of readers to test the latest driving aids and in-car gadgets, then tell us which they’d pay extra for

Product reviews


Featured in: Driving aids tested

6 Jul, 2012
UK’s £18m late fine payments

UK’s £18m late fine payments

2 May, 2012

More than 30 per cent of motorists don't pay fines within the 28-day deadline, Auto Express has learned

Watchdog Conor Mills

Watchdog: Mis-selling car hire cover

22 Feb, 2012

Scaremongering by big-brand car hire firm dupes motorist into buying unnecessary insurance

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV front tracking
Road tests

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

5 Jan, 2012

We've been behind the wheel of the plug-in hybrid SUV that gives a glimpse of the future

MG6 Saloon front
Road tests

MG6 Saloon

9 Jun, 2011

We see if MG's new four-door makes more sense than the hatch

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