How to wash your car
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Tips & advice

How to wash your car

A step-by-step guide on the basics of how to hand wash your car and make it shine
20 Apr 2022
Best inspection lamps 2022
LED worklights and inspection lamps header
Product group tests

Best inspection lamps 2022

We put eight contenders in the spotlight to see which is best
12 Apr 2022
Best car headlight bulbs 2022
Best car headlight bulbs - header
Product group tests

Best car headlight bulbs 2022

We shine a light on the best halogen headlight bulbs to fit to your car
10 Feb 2022
'Boycott greedy fuel retailers whose gallons cost £8 or more'
Mike Rutherford opinion
Opinion

'Boycott greedy fuel retailers whose gallons cost £8 or more'

Mike Rutherford thinks current fuel prices are ripping-off the British motorist
5 Dec 2021
What to do if your car breaks down: advice for motorway and minor road breakdowns
Breakdown cover
Owning a car

What to do if your car breaks down: advice for motorway and minor road breakdowns

Car trouble is the last thing anyone wants but you still need to be prepared for a car breakdown here’s how...
3 Dec 2021
Should you use snow chains in the UK?
Are you prepared for winter
Winter Driving Special

Should you use snow chains in the UK?

Your comprehensive guide to using snow chains in the UK. Do you really need them?
3 Dec 2021
Nearly two percent of UK vehicles are dodging road tax, survey shows
M6 Toll
News

Nearly two percent of UK vehicles are dodging road tax, survey shows

Latest DVLA figures suggest a small rise in unlicensed vehicle use, amounting to £119m in potential lost revenue
2 Dec 2021

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Best snow foam lances 2021/2022
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Car care

Best snow foam lances 2021/2022

We find the best way to spray on muck-shifting foam
22 Nov 2021
What is Green NCAP?
VW Golf NCAP Green
Tips & advice

What is Green NCAP?

You may have heard about your car’s Green NCAP rating, but what exactly does this rating involve? Here’s our quick guide to Green NCAP...
18 Nov 2021
Car service intervals explained: how often should you service your car?
wheel servicing teaser
Owning a car

Car service intervals explained: how often should you service your car?

Whether your car is petrol, diesel, hybrid or electric powered, it’s going to need a service. Here’s a quick guide to car servicing and service interv…
17 Nov 2021
Best ceramic sealants
Best car sealant - main
Car care

Best ceramic sealants

Protect your paintwork with the best ceramic sealants
11 Nov 2021
How to get bird poop off your car
Wiping bird poo off of paintwork
Tips & advice

How to get bird poop off your car

It can damage your paint, so work fast to remove bird droppings from your car as soon as possible
6 Sep 2021
Best car wash mitts
Wash mitts on test
Product group tests

Best car wash mitts

Get a grip on grit with a wash mitt. We tested a range to find the best car-care essential…
5 Aug 2021
How clean is your car?
How clean is your car?
Features

How clean is your car?

Covid-19 has changed everyone's approach to germs, so we look at how much bacteria is lurking in your car
26 Jul 2021
UK motorway EV charging network sold to Gridserve
Gridserve
News

UK motorway EV charging network sold to Gridserve

The Hitachi-backed company, which already owned a 25 percent stake in the network, has bought the rest of business from Ecotricity
9 Jun 2021
Haynes manuals: history, the move online and greatest editions
John Haynes (centre)
Features

Haynes manuals: history, the move online and greatest editions

We look back at the late visionary John Haynes and his famous car-repair manuals
10 May 2021
How to change a car battery and choose the right battery for your car
Winter driving - battery check
Tips & advice

How to change a car battery and choose the right battery for your car

Flat car battery? Our guide to replacing it, installing a replacement and using a battery charger should help
22 Mar 2021
Best car screen wash 2021
Best screen wash 2021
Product reviews

Best car screen wash 2021

Which screen wash formula will cut through grime and help to boost visibility in all temperatures? We test 10 to find out
16 Mar 2021
Best toolboxes to buy 2021
Best toolboxes
Product group tests

Best toolboxes to buy 2021

Which storage solution best organises tools of all shapes and sizes?
12 Feb 2021
Best multitools 2021
Best multitools - 2021
Product group tests

Best multitools 2021

We find out which of these handy all-in-one multitools is best to keep in your car’s glovebox
21 Jan 2021
Best screwdriver sets 2021
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Product group tests

Best screwdriver sets 2021

Good screwdriver sets make tough jobs easier, but which one is the best?
18 Jan 2021
Best car cleaning tips: the secrets to a perfect finish
Tips & advice

Best car cleaning tips: the secrets to a perfect finish

We get some top car care and car cleaning tips from one of the best in the business
16 Dec 2020
Best plier sets 2020
Product group tests

Best plier sets 2020

A set of pliers will help you get to grips with fiddly jobs on your car – we pick the best
14 Aug 2020
How to change a car tyre
Tyre test 2016 - car on jack
Tips & advice

How to change a car tyre

Need to change a tyre on the drive or by the side of the road? Our online guide is here to help you get safely back on the road...
30 Jul 2020
Keeping your car cool: 10 top tips
Audi A4 long-term test - final report air con
Tips & advice

Keeping your car cool: 10 top tips

Even in the UK, it can get hot in the summer. So we’ve put together some helpful tips for keeping your car cool
25 Mar 2020
Best coolant testers 2019
Best coolant testers - header
Product group tests

Best coolant testers 2019

We pick from eight coolant testers to find out which is the best at checking engine fluid
12 Jul 2019
Best ratchet spanner sets 2018
Best ratchet spanner sets 2017 - header
Product group tests

Best ratchet spanner sets 2018

Spin bolts and fasteners on and off your car in the narrowest gaps with our pick of these neat ratchet spanner sets
16 Mar 2018
Best degreasers and engine cleaners 2018
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Product group tests

Best degreasers and engine cleaners 2018

We tested the best gunk removers you can buy in the UK, some more environmentally friendly than others...
15 Mar 2018
How to investigate TDV6 turbocharger noise
How to investigate TDV6 turbocharger noise - step 1
Land Rover Discovery 3

How to investigate TDV6 turbocharger noise

A whistling Land Rover Discovery 3 or Range Sport Sport turbo might be sorted by a simple cure, here’s how to fix it…
27 Jul 2017
How to change a headlight bulb (sponsored)
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Sponsored

How to change a headlight bulb (sponsored)

Don’t get caught in the dark. We show you how to change your car’s headlamp and taillight bulbs.
15 Nov 2016
How to change your car air filter (sponsored)
Sponsored

How to change your car air filter (sponsored)

A clean air filter keeps your engine breathing clearly, so take the time to check it for damage and replace if necessary
6 Sep 2016
Draper 27030 review
Draper 27030
Product reviews

Draper 27030 review

Why are screwdrivers with hard, square, plastic handles like these classed as mechanics’ tools?
2 Aug 2016
Siegen SO1090 review
Siegen SO1090
Product reviews

Siegen SO1090 review

Torx and hex head screws are gradually replacing slotted and crosshead configurations, making the Siegen a great set to bring your kit up to date.
2 Aug 2016
Clarke Pro 122 review
Clarke Pro 122
Product reviews

Clarke Pro 122 review

Heavy duty is the name of the game here.
2 Aug 2016