Andrew Charman

Andrew Charman

Andrew is the News and Road Test Editor for The Car Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars for more than 20 years. Today he is well known to senior personnel at the major car manufacturers and attends many new model launches each year.

Citroën C1 Airscape review

What is it? Mk2 version of French brand’s joint programme city car. Key features: Bolder visuals, more efficient engines, open-top version.

Discovery Sport to succeed Land Rover Freelander

Land Rover will launch its Discovery Sport early next year, replacing the current Freelander with the first of what will become a new Discovery family.

SEAT Leon Cupra review

The Leon Cupra is the performance version of SEAT’s latest family hatch. It ticks all the boxes and can only enhance an already envied reputation.

Abarth launches new line-up with the supercars

Abarth has announced new versions of its range of performance Fiat 500s, following publicity generated by the brand taking part in the Gumball 3000 supercar event.

Renault buys Caterham out of joint sports car project

Renault has ended its joint venture with Caterham and bought out the stake the UK maker held in the Alpine sports car project.

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV is a plug-in hybrid SUV. It offers strong eco credentials and major tax savings for fleet users.

Vauxhall Meriva review

The latest changes to the Vauxhall Meriva won't put it in lights, but they won't harm its showroom performance either.

Audi A3 Cabriolet review

What is it? Latest version of Audi’s compact soft-top. Key features: More luggage space, cylinder-on-demand engine option.

Honda Civic Tourer review (2014-2017)

What is it: Load-lugger version of Honda’s UK-built hatch. Key features: Sleek profile, big loadspace, strong eco credentials.

Skoda Yeti 2014 review

The facelifted Skoda Yeti boasts a number of improvements without compromising the qualities that have made it such a success.

Volvo Drive-E D4 diesel engine review

Volvo has launched a new four-cylinder eco engine range called Drive-E, which will replace all its current powertrains within the next two years

SEAT Leon ST review

The SEAT Leon ST estate may not be the largest estate in its class, but it scores highly for style – few others will match it for looks.

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