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Apple CarPlay: what is it, how does it work, and is it better than Android Auto?
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Apple CarPlay: what is it, how does it work, and is it better than Android Auto?

Apple CarPlay allows users to safely use many of the features of their iPhone while driving. We explain how it works
24 Apr 2024
What is WLTP? Official car fuel economy and emission tests explained
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What is WLTP? Official car fuel economy and emission tests explained

The latest WLTP tests mean lower on-paper fuel economy, higher emissions and revamped model ranges
24 Apr 2024
UK petrol and diesel prices: latest fuel costs explained
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UK petrol and diesel prices: latest fuel costs explained

Petrol prices have risen on average by 8 pence since the start of 2024. We explain why fuel prices are going up again
23 Apr 2024
International driving permit: do you need one?
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International driving permit: do you need one?

If you plan on driving abroad, you may need an International Driving Permit – here’s everything you need to know
19 Apr 2024
London Congestion Charge: map, times, exemptions and full details
London Congestion Charge road marking
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London Congestion Charge: map, times, exemptions and full details

Driving into the city? Here’s everything you need to know
19 Apr 2024
Car valuations: your car could be worth more than you think
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Car valuations: your car could be worth more than you think

When buying or selling a car, you’ll want to know how much it’s worth but what’s the best way to find the true value of a car and once you know the va…
19 Apr 2024
Eyesight requirements for driving: UK eyesight rules explained
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Eyesight requirements for driving: UK 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? Our handy guide has you cov…
17 Apr 2024
How to sell your car without an MOT
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How to sell your car without an MOT

Don’t fret if your car has failed its MOT; we show you how to sell it avoiding the pitfalls.
17 Apr 2024
How to SORN your car with the DVLA and avoid hefty fines
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How to SORN your car with the DVLA and avoid hefty fines

Taking your car off the road? You’ll need to abide by the 'SORN’ laws. Our guide explains all
11 Apr 2024
How to scrap a car easily and for the best price
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How to scrap a car easily and for the best price

How do you scrap or recycle your car in the UK, what prices can you expect from the scrap yard and what should you tell the DVLA? Our handy guide reve…
10 Apr 2024
Carwow Sell My Car: How it works and how to get the best price
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Carwow Sell My Car: How it works and how to get the best price

Carwow is probably best known as a place to buy cars but it can sell your car, too. Here’s how Carwow Sell My Car works…
10 Apr 2024
Car tax 2024: how does UK VED road tax work and how much will it cost you?
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Car tax 2024: how does UK VED road tax work and how much will it cost you?

Confused by VED road tax? Our comprehensive guide explains how much you'll pay to tax your next car in the 2024/25 financial year
9 Apr 2024
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Electric car charging in the UK
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Electric car charging in the UK

Keeping your EV battery topped-up is easier than ever. Here’s all you need to know about charging an electric car today
9 Apr 2024
How to write a killer car advert for a quick sale and a high price
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How to write a killer car advert for a quick sale and a high price

A great ad can net you an equally great price for your car if you do it right
9 Apr 2024
Transferring a private number plate: a guide moving registration plates from car to car online
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Transferring a private number plate: a guide moving registration plates from car to car online

Need to know how to transfer a private number plate between vehicles? Our step-by-step guide breaks it down
9 Apr 2024
Are you due a car tax refund?
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Are you due a car tax refund?

If you're selling your car, you might be due a refund on your unused VED car tax. We guide you through the rules around getting a refund on your car t…
8 Apr 2024
Selling a car with outstanding finance is easier than you think…
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Selling a car with outstanding finance is easier than you think…

We look at whether you can sell a car with outstanding finance and things you should consider beforehand
5 Apr 2024
How to buy or sell a car at auction and get a great price
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How to buy or sell a car at auction and get a great price

Buying or selling a car at auction can be both a fun and daunting experience. Our car auction guide should make it more of the former and less of the …
4 Apr 2024
A car’s registered keeper and owner isn’t always the same person, here’s why…
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A car’s registered keeper and owner isn’t always the same person, here’s why…

The registered keeper and owner of a car don’t have to be the same person and each has different responsibilities
4 Apr 2024
What is a V5C? Vehicle log book rules for car buyers and sellers
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What is a V5C? Vehicle log book rules for car buyers and sellers

We explain the V5C log book and the rules around it, whether you're selling or buying a car
3 Apr 2024
How to check a car’s MoT history online in 4 easy steps
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How to check a car’s MoT history online in 4 easy steps

A car’s MoT history can give insight into how well it’s been looked after, and finding this information is easy.
3 Apr 2024
Why your car’s service history really matters
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Why your car’s service history really matters

A full service history can add a lot of value to a used car. We explain everything you need to know
3 Apr 2024
Car tax bands: 2024/2025 VED bands explained
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Car tax bands: 2024/2025 VED bands explained

Our guide to the VED road tax bands for cars first registered from 1 April 2017 onwards
2 Apr 2024
Bad credit van finance: how to buy a van if you have a poor credit rating
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Bad credit van finance: how to buy a van if you have a poor credit rating

What is bad credit van finance and should you consider it?
19 Mar 2024
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How to sell your car: your car selling options explained
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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
14 Mar 2024
What is middle-lane hogging?
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What is middle-lane hogging?

If the surveys are to be believed, almost nothing annoys motorists like middle-lane hogging. Here’s the lowdown on what it is and why you really shoul…
9 Mar 2024
What is heel and toe? Rev-matching gear shifts explained
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What is heel and toe? Rev-matching gear shifts explained

Find out what the term ‘heel and toe’ means and how to use it to make changing gear smoother in a manual car
1 Mar 2024
Latest live M25 traffic news
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Latest live M25 traffic news

Live M25 traffic reports, plus the latest news on M25 accidents, delays and congestion
1 Mar 2024
Should you buy a white car?
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Should you buy a white car?

Is white the right colour for your next car? Here’s what to consider when picking your paint options
28 Feb 2024
Car depreciation explained: future residual values and how they’re calculated
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Car depreciation explained: future residual values and how they’re calculated

What is car depreciation, how does it work and what can you do to minimise it on your car? We reveal all in our guide…
21 Feb 2024
Double-cab pick-up truck tax explained
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Double-cab pick-up truck tax explained

The inside line on HMRC’s VAT and Benefit-in-Kind tax rules for those using double-cab pick-ups as company vehicles
19 Feb 2024
Old Cat C and Cat D insurance write-off categories explained
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Old Cat C and Cat D insurance write-off categories explained

A new write-off category system was introduced in 2017, but plenty of Cat C and Cat D cars are still on the used market. We explain what these categor…
9 Feb 2024
What's the best engine oil for my car?
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What's the best engine oil for my car?

Use our handy guide to find the right engine oil for your car
8 Feb 2024
Motorway driving lessons: what to expect
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Motorway driving lessons: what to expect

The thought of driving on a motorway can be intimidating for a learner driver but our guide will help boost your knowledge and confidence.
1 Feb 2024
Pass Plus scheme: pros, cons, cost and insurance discounts
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Pass Plus scheme: pros, cons, cost and insurance discounts

Extra driver training is always welcome, but do insurance discounts make the Pass Plus prices worth paying?
1 Feb 2024
Can you lease a used car? second-hand car leasing deals guide
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Can you lease a used car? second-hand car leasing deals guide

When we think of leasing, we tend to think of new cars, but leasing a used car is an option worth looking at
30 Jan 2024
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