Recent articles by Richard Yarrow

Nissan e-NV200 front tracking
Road tests

Nissan e-NV200

29 Oct, 2012

Our verdict on the electric Nissan e-NV200 van, which previews an emissions-free taxi

Sky-high service station prices

Prices still sky-high at new service stations

25 Oct, 2012

A bag of essentials will cost far more, even at the UK's newest services

Nissan Leaf Autonomous Emergency Steering

Nissan's Autonomous Emergency Steer tech

18 Oct, 2012

New system automatically jerks the steering wheel to avoid a crash

Alhambra owner “too late” to reject car

Watchdog: Owner “too late” to reject car

22 Aug, 2012

The clock’s ticking if you want to reject a car, as one SEAT Alhambra owner discovered to his cost

Hyundai i20 clutch failure

Watchdog: Clutch failure after four months

8 Aug, 2012

What good is Hyundai’s five-year warranty if owners have to pay for a replacement clutch after just 3,500 miles?

Dogs cause more pollution than cars

Dogs cause more pollution than cars

7 Aug, 2012

Dogs have a bigger carbon footprint than cars, according to scientists


Car of the future - exterior

6 Jul, 2012

In the next 10 years or so, cars will feature safety, comfort and efficiency technology that seems far-fetched today.

Renault Clio front three-quarters

New Renault Clio revealed

3 Jul, 2012

First official pictures of the all-new Renault Clio have been revealed, ahead of its Paris Motor Show debut

Great Wall Steed front tracking
Road tests

Great Wall Steed

29 Jun, 2012

The Great Wall Steed is the first Chinese-built car on sale here. What's it like?

Mpg tests

New mpg tests on way

18 Apr, 2012

The European Commission and United Nations are working on a shake up of the way fuel economy is calculated, Auto Express has learned

Steve Levine and Richard Yarrow

The future of electric car sounds

25 Jan, 2012

Leading music producer Steve Levine is creating an ‘engine noise’ for electric cars – and he lets us in on his secrets

Recall round-up 2011

2011 recall round-up

5 Jan, 2012

Car recalls are a fact of life, but what exactly are they and which manufacturers have been affected in the past year? We analyse the figures to find out...

Citroen DS4 DSport tracking
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Citroen DS4 DSport

24 Jun, 2011

Verdict on flagship turbo petrol version of classy new hatch

Road tests


26 Nov, 2010

The X5 finally has a baby brother to be proud of as junior SUV arrives in Britain

Volvo C30 Polestar Performance
Road tests

Volvo C30 Polestar Performance

21 May, 2010

We take outrageous new motorsport-inspired hatch for a wild ride

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Kia Forte hybrid

18 Sep, 2009

Pioneering lpg/electric 100mpg eco saloon could be set for UK.


The mpg mythbusters

26 Oct, 2008

There are many theories on how to improve economy, but which ones actually work? We called in the experts to find out!

Citroen Multispace MkII
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Citroen Multispace MkII

20 Jun, 2008

Citroen delivers a baby brother to its big-selling Berlingo MPV.

dodge journey
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Dodge Journey 2.0

14 May, 2008

Ambitious American firm claims to serve up S-Max versatility at a bargain price.

Mercedes CLK 500 ISG
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Mercedes CLK

8 Aug, 2007

Mercedes brings back stop-start technology in its latest CLK 500 to boost fuel efficiency and win over green buyers

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