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What to do if your car breaks down: advice for motorway and minor road breakdowns
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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
Driving in France: top tips
Citroen 2CV driving in France
Driving abroad

Driving in France: top tips

Our guide to driving in France has advice, tips and a car checklist to keep you safe and legal
3 Dec 2021
How to avoid a flat car battery
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Tips & advice

How to avoid a flat car battery

Car batteries can go flat for a number of reasons, which is why we have gathered these top tips to help prevent the worst happening
3 Dec 2021
Company van tax: BiK tax rates for diesel and electric vans, plus all the rules explained
Toyota Proace City van - rear
Vans

Company van tax: BiK tax rates for diesel and electric vans, plus all the rules explained

Tax rates for businesses using a van are simpler than they are for car drivers, but there are still issues to look out for
3 Dec 2021
What is aquaplaning and how to avoid it
VW Polo aquaplaning
Tips & advice

What is aquaplaning and how to avoid it

We look at aquaplaning what it means, how it affects your car and what to do if it happens to you
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
How to control understeer and oversteer in your car
BMW oversteer
Tips & advice

How to control understeer and oversteer in your car

Controlling a skid is something most drivers don't have to do often, but understanding understeer and oversteer is useful all the same
3 Dec 2021

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Car registered keeper vs owner: what's the difference?
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Tips & advice

Car registered keeper vs owner: what's the difference?

The registered keeper and owner of a car don’t have to be the same person and each has different responsibilities.
3 Dec 2021
Best electric car chargepoint providers 2021
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Features

Best electric car chargepoint providers 2021

Public electric car chargers are an essential part of the electric car ownership experience and Driver Power has revealed the best networks in the UK …
3 Dec 2021
Hydrogen fuel cells: do hydrogen cars have a future?
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Electric cars

Hydrogen fuel cells: do hydrogen cars have a future?

With sales of electric vehicles increasing, do hydrogen fuel cell cars have a future on our roads?
2 Dec 2021
Dream car Christmas gifts for petrolheads 2021
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Features

Dream car Christmas gifts for petrolheads 2021

What makes the perfect car Christmas present if money is no object? Here are a few gifts that could fit the bill
2 Dec 2021
UK speed cameras explained
Speed camera apps
Tips & advice

UK speed cameras explained

Everything you need to know about UK speed cameras, the types, how they work and what to look out for
30 Nov 2021
Off-road in a crazy Bowler Defender
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Land Rover Defender

Off-road in a crazy Bowler Defender

We head to Land Rover’s Fen End test track to drive Bowler's latest creation - the new Defender Challenge rally car
30 Nov 2021
Insurance write-off categories explained: what are Cat N and Cat S cars?
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Tips & advice

Insurance write-off categories explained: what are Cat N and Cat S cars?

New Cat S and Cat N insurance write-off classifications have replaced the old Cat C and Cat D groups; we explain all.
29 Nov 2021
High-mileage cars: should you buy one?
A high-mileage car
Features

High-mileage cars: should you buy one?

Used cars with high mileage are often avoided, but is a well-used car as scary as many think?
27 Nov 2021
The evolution of car safety: a history
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Features

The evolution of car safety: a history

We’ve catalogued the development of vehicle technologies that have brought significant improvements to road safety
27 Nov 2021
Buying a used car: your complete guide
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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
Driving test ‘show me, tell me’ questions: top tips
Vauxhall Astra BiTurbo engine
First Cars

Driving test ‘show me, tell me’ questions: top tips

Before you embark on your practical driving test, you’ll be asked some ‘show me, tell me’ questions. We reveal all
26 Nov 2021
Double-cab pick-up truck tax benefits explained
A double-cab pick-up truck
Tips & advice

Double-cab pick-up truck tax benefits explained

HMRC’s VAT and Benefit-in-Kind tax rules for double cab pick-ups make them seriously attractive as company vehicles
26 Nov 2021
Fog lights and when to use them
Fog on the road
Tips & advice

Fog lights and when to use them

They do exactly as described, but fog lights seem to cause confusion with some drivers. Here’s all the key info on fog light use…
26 Nov 2021
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.
26 Nov 2021
Electric car charging in the UK
Mk1 Nissan Leaf Charging
Electric cars

Electric car charging in the UK

The UK’s electric car charging infrastructure has changed substantially in the past 12 months but can it make an EV suit your lifestyle?
26 Nov 2021
Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?
Diesel smog, haze, pollution
Tips & advice

Euro 6 emissions standards: what do they mean for you?

Since their introduction in 2015, Euro 6 standards for exhaust emissions have had a big impact but what are they?
26 Nov 2021
UK speed limits: everything you need to know
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Tips & advice

UK speed limits: everything you need to know

Current UK speed limits explained, as well as their history and use
26 Nov 2021
Practical driving test tips: how to prepare and pass
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First Cars

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.
26 Nov 2021
Rejecting a new or used car: your car consumer rights explained
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Tips & advice

Rejecting a new or used car: your car consumer rights explained

Sometimes a dream car purchase can turn into a nightmare. When you can't get problems sorted the nuclear option is to reject the car - here's how to d…
26 Nov 2021
Company car tax guide 2021/2022: everything you need to know
Executive saloons make popular company cars
Consumer news

Company car tax guide 2021/2022: everything you need to know

Company car tax is bound up in a complex net of emissions, salaries and a car's value; we explain how the system looks for the 2021/22 Financial Year
26 Nov 2021
What is horsepower? The difference between HP, BHP, and PS
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Tips & advice

What is horsepower? The difference between HP, BHP, and PS

Want to know the difference between HP, BHP and PS? Read on for our bluffer's guide to horsepower...
26 Nov 2021
Cool cars: the top 25 coolest cars in the world revealed
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Best cars & vans

Cool cars: the top 25 coolest cars in the world revealed

Our cool cars poll has revealed the top 25 coolest cars in the world according to you. And here they are…
26 Nov 2021
Your rights when buying a used car
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Tips & advice

Your rights when buying a used car

What rights do you have as a consumer when you buy a second hand car? Our guide explains your legal protections
26 Nov 2021
Top 10 best muscle cars
Best muscle cars ever
Best cars & vans

Top 10 best muscle cars

Good old American muscle is a hard thing to beat, so here are our top 10 best muscle cars ever built
26 Nov 2021
Main dealer car servicing - a complete guide
main dealer servicing
Tips & advice

Main dealer car servicing - a complete guide

There’s a lot of talk about main dealer car servicing, but what is it and why is it important for your car?
26 Nov 2021
What is a limited slip differential?
Car differential powertrain layout
Tips & advice

What is a limited slip differential?

A limited-slip differential, or LSD, helps get your car's power to the road. We explain how
26 Nov 2021
What are dipped headlights and when should you use them?
Vauxhall Grandland X teaser
Tips & advice

What are dipped headlights and when should you use them?

Are you unsure of what dipped headlights are or how to use them? Let us shed a little light on the subject...
26 Nov 2021