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Volkswagen Caddy Life - front tracking
Road tests

New VW Caddy Life 2015 review

22 May, 2015

We get behind the wheel of the van-based VW Caddy Life to see if it's a worthy alternative to the usual MPVs and crossovers

Mazda 2 Sport Nav long term test - handover
Long-term tests

Mazda 2 1.5 Sport Nav long-term test review

19 May, 2015

Mazda's sleek new 2 supermini takes its place on the long term test fleet with a handover at Croydon Mazda

Volkswagen Caddy Life - front action
In-depth reviews

Volkswagen Caddy Life review

Will VW quality and a huge interior be enough to seal the success of the Caddy Live van based MPV?

Volkswagen Caddy - tracking
In-depth reviews

Volkswagen Caddy van review

Volkswagen’s latest Caddy compact van is a great all-rounder with few weak points

Taught by the fuzz - learner car

How to get your driving licence

20 May, 2015

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

REd driving school, learner driver

Practical driving test: top tips for passing

20 May, 2015

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


Fastest Nurburgring lap times 2015

19 May, 2015

The current top 10 list of the fastest production models around the fearsome Nurburgring Nordschleife circuit in Germany

Carcraft logo

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

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

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)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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