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How to scrap your car, and get the best price
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How to scrap your car, and get the best price

How to scrap or recycle your car, and what prices to expect from the scrap yard
24 Jun 2020
Used car checklist: key points to look for when buying
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Used Car Guide

Used car checklist: key points to look for when buying

Read this used vehicle checklist to be safe when buying any used car – then download our free vehicle appraisal form
5 Jun 2020
Buying a car privately – advice and tips
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Buying a car privately – advice and tips

Buying a car privately can be daunting, but follow our advice to get the best deals with the least hassle
5 Jun 2020
Wrong fuel: what to do if you put petrol in a diesel car
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Wrong fuel: what to do if you put petrol in a diesel car

Misfuelling your car can be a costly mistake if you try to drive it, but here's what to do if you put petrol in your diesel car
5 Jun 2020
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How to spot a flood-damaged car
UK Floods: cars flooded
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How to spot a flood-damaged car

Flood water can have a huge effect on a car, both seen and unseen. But how do you know if the car you're about to buy is flood-damaged?
5 Jun 2020
Car auctions guide
Car auction MINI
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Car auctions guide

The murky world of car auctions explained, with top auction buyers tips to help you grab a great deal
5 Jun 2020
Latest V5C log book rules for car buyers and sellers
New V5C document
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Latest V5C log book rules for car buyers and sellers

Understanding V5C log book rules: a guide for buyers and sellers
5 Jun 2020

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What is a no claims bonus?
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What is a no claims bonus?

For many drivers a no claims bonus is the ticket to cheaper car insurance. We explain what it is and how to earn it
5 Jun 2020
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Cat S and N cars: new insurance write-off categories
Car crash
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Cat S and N cars: new insurance write-off categories

New Cat S and Cat N insurance write-off classifications have replaced the old Cat C and Cat D groups; we explain all.
5 Jun 2020
How to check if a car is taxed, MoT’d and insured
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How to check if a car is taxed, MoT’d and insured

The government offers a free tax and insurance checker to make sure a vehicle is legally allowed on UK roads. Here’s how to use it...
5 Jun 2020
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What is car GAP insurance?
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What is car GAP insurance?

We explain GAP and finance GAP insurance for cars, and ask whether you really need it!
5 Jun 2020
How to sell your car
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Used Car Guide

How to sell your car

Whether you sell your car online, at a dealer, or somewhere in between, this guide will help you get the most cash
5 Jun 2020
Check your car's mileage and MoT history
UK MoT tests could become less stringent
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Check your car's mileage and MoT history

A Government website allows users to find the entire MoT history of any vehicle plus other details free of charge
5 Jun 2020
How to cut your car running costs
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How to cut your car running costs

Tips and advice on how to save money on car insurance, fuel and servicing
5 Jun 2020
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MoT test checklist: top tips to help your car pass
UK MoT tests could become less stringent
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MoT test checklist: top tips to help your car pass

Read our MoT checklist for the best tips to avoid unnecessary - and possibly expensive - MoT fails
4 Jun 2020
Car posters: classic car art from years gone by
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Car posters: classic car art from years gone by

Paul Veysey has been buying and selling car posters for 20 years. Here’s a glimpse of his current offering
4 Jun 2020
What is temporary car insurance?
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What is temporary car insurance?

Temporary car insurance is handy if you need immediate, short-term insurance cover on a car. Here we explain what it is and how to get it.
4 Jun 2020
Rejecting a new or used car: your car consumer rights explained
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Rejecting a new or used car: your car consumer rights explained

What if your dream car turns into a nightmare? If you bought from a dealership, you have various protections but the nuclear option is to reject the c…
4 Jun 2020
Car valuations: how much is your car worth?
MINI One 5dr - front tracking
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Car valuations: how much is your car worth?

If you're buying or selling a car, you'll want to know how much it's worth. So what’s the best way to find the true value of a used car?
4 Jun 2020
Buying a new car - your complete guide
Long-term test review: SEAT Ateca - first report dealer
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Buying a new car - your complete guide

Whether you buy through a dealer, broker, or car supermarket, this guide contains our best tips on how and where to buy a new car
4 Jun 2020
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What is an HPI check?
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What is an HPI check?

Many adverts will mention that a car is “HPI clear”. What does it mean, what is an HPI check and is it something you should consider?
4 Jun 2020
Car finance deals explained
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Car finance deals explained

Looking for the best way to finance a new car? Here's our complete guide to hire purchase, PCP, contract hire and more
4 Jun 2020
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Haggling tips: how to negotiate the price of a new car
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Haggling tips: how to negotiate the price of a new car

What to say and what not to say when haggling over a deal on a new car
4 Jun 2020
Latest live M4 traffic news
Diesel motorway pollution smog traffic
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Latest live M4 traffic news

Live M4 traffic news and updates for M4 junctions, plus real time travel reports on delays, accidents, roadworks and snow
4 Jun 2020
Latest live M25 traffic news
Diesel motorway pollution smog traffic
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Latest live M25 traffic news

Live M25 traffic reports, plus the latest news on M25 accidents, delays, congestion and snow
4 Jun 2020
Latest live M6 traffic news
M6 motorway traffic
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Latest live M6 traffic news

Live M6 traffic news and updates for M6 junctions, plus real time travel reports on delays, accidents, roadworks and snow
4 Jun 2020
What is the UK plug-in car grant?
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What is the UK plug-in car grant?

UK Plug-in Car Grant offers a discount on the cost of buying an electric car - read our guide to the eligible cars and how much it can save you.
4 Jun 2020
How to buy a car online
Tips & advice

How to buy a car online

Thinking of buying a brand new car online? Here's our guide to making the process as simple as possible
4 Jun 2020
How to transfer a number plate from one car to another
MINI number plate change
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How to transfer a number plate from one car to another

Everything you need to know about swapping a registration plate from one vehicle to another in the UK
4 Jun 2020
When is the best time to buy a car?
The new way of buying a car - SEAT interior
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When is the best time to buy a car?

Looking to get the best deal on a new or used car? Timing could be everything
3 Jun 2020
What is a clearway? Urban clearways, clearways and red routes explained
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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.
3 Jun 2020
How to test drive a car
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How to test drive a car

Before you buy a new or used car, you’ll want to take a test drive. Here’s how to do it well.
3 Jun 2020
Cat D and Cat C write-offs
Saab crash, insurance, smash
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Cat D and Cat C write-offs

A new write-off system has been introduced, but Cat C and D cars are still on the used market. We explain all.
3 Jun 2020
Clash of the world’s fastest Ford Sierra RS500s - Motorsport Moments
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Clash of the world’s fastest Ford Sierra RS500s - Motorsport Moments

The 1988 Tourist Trophy at Silverstone saw the fastest Ford touring cars from the UK, Europe and Australia go head to head to find the quickest Sierra…
2 Jun 2020