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REd driving school, learner driver
Features

Practical driving test: top tips for passing

5 May, 2015

A full guide to the UK practical driving test plus top tips on how to pass it and get your driving licence

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News

Used car chain Carcraft to close with the loss of 500 jobs

1 May, 2015

The UK's seventh largest second-hand car retailer has gone bust. All 10 showrooms to close with around 500 jobs lost.

MG GS - front
News

MG GS: first pics of MG's new SUV in Shanghai

20 Apr, 2015

MG’s first ever SUV ,the GS, has been revealed at the Shanghai Motor Show

Tax disc
News

New UK car tax rules: all you need to know about VED (road tax)

14 Apr, 2015

The way you tax your car has changed - here's all you need to know about the changes in Vehicle Excise Duty (VED, known as road tax)

Taught by the fuzz - learner car
Features

How to get your driving licence

10 Apr, 2015

Easy, step-by-step guide to the process of learning to drive and getting your full UK driving licence.

Mercedes Vito Tourer  - panning
Road tests

New Mercedes Vito Tourer 2015 review

7 Apr, 2015

The van-based Mercedes Vito Tourer (previously called the Traveliner) offers massive space and car-like road manners

Mercedes Vito - front
In-depth reviews

Mercedes Vito van review

The latest Mercedes Vito aims to add affordability while maintaining its three-pointed star superiority

Ford Galaxy - rear
News

New 7-seat Ford Galaxy gets more luxury and tech

2 Apr, 2015

Ford reveals the new Ford Galaxy 7-seater MPV with sharper looks and lots more tech.

Kia’s Aero-Soul front
Features

Best April Fools Day jokes by car brands

1 Apr, 2015

April Fools’ Day comes but once a year and when it does even the big car brands get involved. These are their best April Fools’ jokes

vauxhall dealership
Features

Franchised car dealers guide

Featured in: Guide to buying a new car

26 Mar, 2015

Our comprehensive guide to buying a car at a franchised car dealership

Honda CR-Z dealer
Features

Guide to buying a new car

26 Mar, 2015

With dealers, brokers and car supermarkets to choose from here are our top tips on where and how to buy a new car

Car dealers
Features

Car brokers guide

Featured in: Guide to buying a new car

26 Mar, 2015

Our guide the buying a car through a car broker

Dealer forecourt
Features

Car supermarkets guide

Featured in: Guide to buying a new car

26 Mar, 2015

Everything you need to know about buying a car at a car supermarket

Vauxhall Corsavan
In-depth reviews

Vauxhall Corsavan review

The van version of the popular Vauxhall Corsa supermini mixes a nimble drive with high-tech features

Car showroom
Features

Car finance deals explained: full guide to paying for your new car

11 Mar, 2015

We explain today's most popular car finance deals with tips and advice on PCP, hire purchase, contract hire and other finance packages

Renault dealership
Features

PCP (Personal Contract Purchase) car deals explained

Featured in: Car finance deals explained: full guide to paying for your new car

10 Mar, 2015

The PCP deal is a popular and flexible way of financing a new car. Here's our guide to how it works

Dealer forecourt
Features

Getting a personal loan to pay for your new car

Featured in: Car finance deals explained: full guide to paying for your new car

10 Mar, 2015

A personal loan or logbook loan is a simple and deposit free but potentially expensive way of financing your new car

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Features

Buying a car with cash or a credit card

Featured in: Car finance deals explained: full guide to paying for your new car

10 Mar, 2015

Buying a car with cash or putting it on a credit card sounds straightforward but there are pitfalls

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Features

Hire purchase car deals explained

Featured in: Car finance deals explained: full guide to paying for your new car

10 Mar, 2015

A favourite method of new car finance in the UK, hire purchase deals split the cost of a new car

Honda CR-Z showroom
Features

Guide to personal contract hire and leasing

Featured in: Car finance deals explained: full guide to paying for your new car

10 Mar, 2015

If you'd prefer the simplicity of renting a car rather than buying one, personal contract hire and leasing is the option for you

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