Joe Holding

Joe graduated from City University London in 2014 with first class honours in BA Journalism, scooping up the Marjorie Henshell award in the process. Since then he’s covered all manner of motoring and motorsport events across the globe, enjoying a two-year stint freelancing for Top Gear before joining Auto Express in 2017.

e-mail: joe_holding@dennis.co.uk 

How to check your car’s service history
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Tips & advice

How to check your car’s service history

A full service history can add value to your car: here’s how to check it, and where to look for the information.
1 Feb 2022
Best used luxury cars 2022
Best used luxury cars - header
Best cars & vans

Best used luxury cars 2022

An ultra-comfortable ride and a premium driving experience can be yours with the best used luxury cars
9 Jan 2022
How much do driving lessons cost?
Driving lessons
First Cars

How much do driving lessons cost?

Your guide to the cost of driving lessons, and how much money you’ll need to pass your test and get your licence
22 Apr 2021
Future electric cars: new EVs due in 2021 and beyond
Best Future EVs
Best cars & vans

Future electric cars: new EVs due in 2021 and beyond

There’s a vast array of new electric cars on the way: here’s what to expect over the next few months...
1 Feb 2021
ULEZ compliant vans: rules and charges explained
ULEZ sign
Vans

ULEZ compliant vans: rules and charges explained

If your van doesn’t meet certain criteria, you’ll need to pay to enter London’s Ultra Low Emission Zone. We explain the ULEZ rules and fees...
17 Dec 2020
Used SEAT Tarraco review
SEAT Tarraco SUV

Used SEAT Tarraco review

Intrigued by the SEAT Tarraco SUV? Read our full used buyer’s guide to the Tarraco Mk1 (2018-present)
24 Nov 2020
Box junctions: what are the rules and the penalties for breaking them?
First Cars

Box junctions: what are the rules and the penalties for breaking them?

It’s easy to fall foul of box junction rules: here’s how they work and how to avoid being fined
23 Oct 2020

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Euro 6 vans and trucks: EU emissions rules for commercial vehicles explained
Best electric vans
Vans

Euro 6 vans and trucks: EU emissions rules for commercial vehicles explained

New vans and trucks have to comply with Euro 6 emissions standards. Here’s what that means in detail
15 Oct 2020
Electric van charging guide
plug-in van
Tips & advice

Electric van charging guide

The idea of charging an electric van is a big change for new and potential electric vehicle owners, but it’s a lot easier than you might think
16 Aug 2020
UK prices revealed for new 2020 Toyota Corolla Trek
Toyota Corolla TREK - front tracking
Toyota Corolla Hatchback

UK prices revealed for new 2020 Toyota Corolla Trek

Prices announced for new Toyota Corolla Trek, an off-road-inspired version of the Corolla Touring Sports estate
29 Apr 2020
Tesla buying habits revealed
Tesla

Tesla buying habits revealed

Most popular time to buy a Tesla disclosed as Elon Musk’s company sheds light on customer behaviour
29 Apr 2020
New Isuzu D-Max tipper conversion announced for 2020
Isuzu D-Max

New Isuzu D-Max tipper conversion announced for 2020

A tipper version of the Isuzu D-Max Utility Extended Cab pick-up truck has been revealed
27 Apr 2020
New facelifted BMW X2 SUV set to arrive in 2021
BMW X2

New facelifted BMW X2 SUV set to arrive in 2021

The facelifted BMW X2 has been spied testing, with the updated Mercedes GLA rival set to arrive in 2021
23 Apr 2020
New Bugatti Divo: deliveries of 1,479bhp track-bred Bugatti hypercar begin
Bugatti

New Bugatti Divo: deliveries of 1,479bhp track-bred Bugatti hypercar begin

Revealed in 2018, the first examples of the €5 million Bugatti Divo are being delivered to customers
23 Apr 2020
New 2020 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo facelift spied
Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo

New 2020 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo facelift spied

New 2020 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo spotted cold-weather testing with minimal disguise in Sweden
31 Mar 2020
Mountune52 releases Volkswagen Golf GTI boost
Volkswagen

Mountune52 releases Volkswagen Golf GTI boost

VAG division of Mountune announces Stage 2+ performance boost for Mk7 and Mk7.5 Volkswagen Golf GTI
31 Mar 2020
New Renault Zoe 2020 review
Renault Zoe
Renault Zoe Hatchback

New Renault Zoe 2020 review

The latest version of all-electric Renault Zoe supermini raises its game again
25 Mar 2020
One-off Range Rover SVAutobiography built for Anthony Joshua
News

One-off Range Rover SVAutobiography built for Anthony Joshua

World heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua takes delivery of one-off Range Rover SVAutobiography
13 Mar 2020
Lexus UX hybrid SUV updated for 2020
Lexus UX

Lexus UX hybrid SUV updated for 2020

Safety and design options added to the Lexus UX hybrid SUV as connectivity tech gets a boost
11 Mar 2020
New 2020 Mercedes GLA prices announced
Mercedes GLA - front
Mercedes GLA

New 2020 Mercedes GLA prices announced

Prices and trim levels announced for all-new Mercedes GLA compact SUV as A-Class tech and engines arrive to help rival BMW X2 and Audi Q2
5 Mar 2020
New Pininfarina Battista Anniversario limited edition revealed
News

New Pininfarina Battista Anniversario limited edition revealed

Limited-edition Pininfarina Battista Anniversario hypercar unveiled, priced at €2.6 million
2 Mar 2020
New Kia Soul EV 2020 review
Kia Soul EV

New Kia Soul EV 2020 review

The all-electric Kia Soul EV combines quirky design with enormous capability
28 Feb 2020
New Renault Captur 2020 review
Renault Captur
Renault Captur SUV

New Renault Captur 2020 review

The original Renault Captur was a pioneer in the crossover segment but can the second-generation move the game on further?
26 Feb 2020
New Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible
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Bentley Continental GT Convertible

New Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible

Images of Mulliner-crafted Bentley Continental GT Convertible have been released.
19 Feb 2020
George Russell secures 2019 Williams F1 drive
George Russell - Goodwood Festival of Speed
News

George Russell secures 2019 Williams F1 drive

20-year-old Brit lands F1 deal with Williams after impressing in debut F2 season
12 Oct 2018
Flick Haigh becomes first female outright British GT champ
British GT 2018 - winners
Features

Flick Haigh becomes first female outright British GT champ

Amateur racer secures British GT title in Donington Park finale, as teammate Jonny Adam wins record third crown
24 Sep 2018
Byton K-Byte Concept saloon to make US debut at Pebble Beach
Byton K-Byte concept side
Byton

Byton K-Byte Concept saloon to make US debut at Pebble Beach

Autonomous Tesla Model S rival to be a vision of the future upon the lawn at the Concours d’Elegance
20 Aug 2018
Darren Turner pragmatic as Aston Martin WEC absence begins
Darren Turner - Aston Martin
Features

Darren Turner pragmatic as Aston Martin WEC absence begins

Three-time Le Mans class winner sees big picture despite being sidelined for next three events on WEC calendar
19 Aug 2018
Fernando Alonso won’t race in F1 in 2019
News

Fernando Alonso won’t race in F1 in 2019

Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso won’t feature on the F1 grid in 2019, but doesn’t rule out a return
14 Aug 2018
Jamie Chadwick becomes first female British F3 winner
Jamie Chadwick - trophy
News

Jamie Chadwick becomes first female British F3 winner

Victory at Brands Hatch sees 20-year-old Chadwick make history as the first woman to win a British F3 race
6 Aug 2018
‘Ricciardo’s shock Renault F1 deal is a roll of the dice’
Opinion - Daniel Ricciardo
Opinion

‘Ricciardo’s shock Renault F1 deal is a roll of the dice’

Daniel Ricciardo gambles on Renault for 2019 F1 season, leaving Red Bull in the lurch
6 Aug 2018
One-off Skoda Sunroq: review and specs of convertible SUV
Skoda Sunroq - driven
Skoda

One-off Skoda Sunroq: review and specs of convertible SUV

Students build roofless Skoda Sunroq concept based on Karoq SUV, and we’ve driven it...
7 Jun 2018
New Jaguar F-Pace SVR makes UK debut
Jaguar F-Pace SVR - front
Jaguar F-Pace

New Jaguar F-Pace SVR makes UK debut

New 542bhp Jaguar F-Pace SVR has the Porsche Macan Turbo in its sights with supercharged 5.0-litre V8
25 May 2018
Best MoT exempt cars 2018
Best MoT free cars 2018
Best cars & vans

Best MoT exempt cars 2018

Cars over 40 years old are now free from the shackles of MoT tests. Here are our ten favourite newly MoT free cars...
22 May 2018