Steve Walker

As Group web editor, Steve looks after the Auto Express, Carbuyer, evo and Driving Electric websites. That means planning new content, growing online traffic and managing the web teams. He’s been a motoring journalist and editor for close to 20 years, contributing to a series of leading titles over that time including MSN Cars, Auto Trader, The Scotsman and The Wall Street Journal.

e-mail: steve_walker@autovia.co.uk

DS 7 Crossback E-Tense: long term test review
DS 7 Long Term Test - Steve Walker holding Macbook next to DS 7
DS 7 Crossback

DS 7 Crossback E-Tense: long term test review

First report: can the DS 7 cut the premium SUV mustard? Let’s find out
14 May 2022
Aston Martin replaces Tobias Moers with former Ferrari boss
Tobias Moers
Aston Martin

Aston Martin replaces Tobias Moers with former Ferrari boss

Amedeo Felisa takes over from Tobias Moers as Aston Martin chairman Lawrence Stroll rings the changes.
4 May 2022
How to sell your car: your car selling options explained
Volkswagen Golf GTI DSG rear action
Tips & advice

How to sell your car: your car selling options explained

Need to sell your car? We look at the various options open to you from part-exchange to private sales, auctions and online car buying services
27 Apr 2022
Confirmed: Toyota Supra to get a manual gearbox
Toyota Supra manual teaser
Toyota Supra Coupe

Confirmed: Toyota Supra to get a manual gearbox

Toyota has bowed to the pressure from enthusiasts and announced that its GR Supra coupe will be offered with a six-speed manual gearbox
16 Apr 2022
Intensive driving courses: the ultimate guide
Prodrive Winter Driving Course
First Cars

Intensive driving courses: the ultimate guide

Are intensive driving courses a good way to get a driving licence? We guide you through the options to help you pass the practical test.
13 Apr 2022
Skoda Enyaq iV 80: long-term test review
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 long termer final report: Steve Walker on spacehopper
Skoda Enyaq

Skoda Enyaq iV 80: long-term test review

Final Report: It’s goodbye to our Enyaq, and the fact that the worst thing about it were some optional wheels says a lot about Skoda’s first EV
8 Apr 2022
Car scams and frauds: a safety guide for buyers and sellers
v5c teaser
Owning a car

Car scams and frauds: a safety guide for buyers and sellers

While 99% of car transactions go off without a hitch, there are scammers and fraudsters looking to take advantage, so it pays to take a few sensible p…
31 Mar 2022

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Can I end a car finance agreement early?
car dealership
Owning a car

Can I end a car finance agreement early?

It may be possible to pay off a car finance deal or use a voluntary termination clause but is it a good idea?
23 Mar 2022
Cars with outstanding finance: buying and selling guide
dealership
Buying a car

Cars with outstanding finance: buying and selling guide

We look at whether you can sell a car with outstanding finance and what to do if you inadvertently buy one.
23 Mar 2022
Practical driving test tips: how to prepare and pass
REd driving school, learner driver
Driving test

Practical driving test tips: how to prepare and pass

Are you ready for your practical driving test? Prepare for the big day with our guide and top tips.
8 Feb 2022
What is a clearway? Urban clearways, clearways and red routes explained
clearway
Tips & advice

What is a clearway? Urban clearways, clearways and red routes explained

If you’re unsure of the difference between a clearway, an urban clearway and a red route, you’ve come to the right place.
7 Dec 2021
Buying a used car: your complete guide
Classifieds
Used Car Guide

Buying a used car: your complete guide

Buying a used car from a dealer or privately isn’t always easy. So here is our advice and tips on how to buy your dream second-hand motor
26 Nov 2021
Latest live M25 traffic news
Diesel motorway pollution smog traffic
Tips & advice

Latest live M25 traffic news

Live M25 traffic reports, plus the latest news on M25 accidents, delays and congestion
24 Nov 2021
Best Lego cars 2021/2022 - cool Lego gifts for car fans
Best Lego Car Sets - header
Features

Best Lego cars 2021/2022 - cool Lego gifts for car fans

From large scale Lego Technic models to smaller Lego car sets for kids, we’ve put together the best Lego cars on sale for 2021 and 2022
19 Nov 2021
Mazda MX-30 GT Sport Tech: long-term test review
Mazda MX-30 long termer - final report header
Mazda MX-30 SUV

Mazda MX-30 GT Sport Tech: long-term test review

Final report: our final thoughts as the quirky Mazda MX-30 electric coupe-SUV ends its six-month stint on our fleet
1 Nov 2021
New Vauxhall Combo-e van 2021 review
Vauxhall Combo-e - front
Vauxhall Combo van

New Vauxhall Combo-e van 2021 review

Electric power adds another dimension to the impressive Vauxhall Combo, one that might persuade more operators to make the switch to an all-electric v…
18 Oct 2021
New Vauxhall Combo-e Life 2021 review
Vauxhall Combo-e Life - front action
Vauxhall Combo Life MPV

New Vauxhall Combo-e Life 2021 review

Adding an electric powertrain to Vauxhall’s Combo Life MPV creates a fine family utility vehicle, if you don’t mind driving a van
18 Oct 2021
New Audi A6 S line 2021 review
Audi A6 S line
Road tests

New Audi A6 S line 2021 review

S line trim makes the Audi A6 look and feel that little bit sportier and the appeal isn’t hard to see
27 Sep 2021
Land Rover Discovery Sport D180: long-term test review
Land Rover Discovery Sport final report - header
Land Rover Discovery Sport

Land Rover Discovery Sport D180: long-term test review

Final report: fuel economy aside, we’ve been impressed with our practical and upmarket Land Rover Discovery Sport
24 Aug 2021
Catalytic converters explained: how they work and theft prevention
Mazda RX-8 catalytic converter
Tips & advice

Catalytic converters explained: how they work and theft prevention

Catalytic converters help clean your car’s exhaust emissions using chemical reactions with precious metals, but thefts are on the rise...
14 May 2021
Ford Transit Connect van
Transit Connect driving
Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect van

The Transit Connect offers car-like handling and road manners, with a decent load capacity and lots of available tech
13 May 2021
Ford Transit van review
2019 Ford Transit driving
Ford Transit

Ford Transit van review

A great drive, impressive efficiency and loads of tech all help to keep the Transit legend alive
12 May 2021
Voice of motorsport, Murray Walker dies age 97
murray walker
News

Voice of motorsport, Murray Walker dies age 97

Legendary F1 commentator Murray Walker has died.
13 Mar 2021
Ford Transit Custom van review
Ford Transit Custom - front
Ford Transit Custom

Ford Transit Custom van review

The Ford Transit Custom now features car-like tech to challenge the VW Transporter and Mercedes Vito for class honours
31 Jan 2021
Mercedes Vito van review
Mercedes Vito

Mercedes Vito van review

The Mercedes Vito is a practical mid-sized van with the kind of quality you'd expect from the German maker
22 Nov 2020
Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine: long-term test review
Volvo S60 Saloon

Volvo S60 T8 Twin Engine: long-term test review

Final report: lockdown life proved benefits of plug-in hybrid Volvo S60
12 Nov 2020
Mitsubishi L200 pick-up review
Mitsubishi L200 front
Mitsubishi L200

Mitsubishi L200 pick-up review

The Mitsubishi L200 pick-up truck offers good value and a wide range of ability
25 Oct 2020
How to get your driving licence
First Cars

How to get your driving licence

This is our simple, step-by-step guide to learning to drive and getting your full UK driving licence
23 Sep 2020
Bollinger Deliver-E to swell the electric van ranks
Electric cars

Bollinger Deliver-E to swell the electric van ranks

Electric car start-up Bollinger is set to supplement its electric SUV and pick-up truck range with a van, the Bollinger Deliver-E.
28 Aug 2020
Aston Martin DB5 Junior is a £42,000, 40mph+ electric toy car 
Aston Martin

Aston Martin DB5 Junior is a £42,000, 40mph+ electric toy car 

Little Car Company and Aston Martin pair up to create DB5 Junior with up to 40 miles of range 
27 Aug 2020
Carl Cox on cars - superstar DJ opens up on his automotive passion
Features

Carl Cox on cars - superstar DJ opens up on his automotive passion

Globally renowned DJ Carl Cox joined the Auto Express podcast team for an unforgettable chat about his life in cars, and bikes...
24 Jul 2020
The 10 best retro cars
Best cars & vans

The 10 best retro cars

Old-school design themes have given us come of the best loved cars of recent years, here's our pick of the best retro cars
2 Jul 2020
What is Android Auto? Full review and user guide
Skoda Superb long-term test - Android Auto
Tips & advice

What is Android Auto? Full review and user guide

What is Google's Android Auto and how does it enhance infotainment and sat-nav for UK drivers?
11 Jun 2020
Driving eyesight rules explained
eyesight
First Cars

Driving eyesight rules explained

What is the minimum vision standard required to drive on UK roads? And how can you check your own eyesight before driving?
26 May 2020