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How to handle a dispute with a car dealer

I regularly get readers asking for help in resolving their dispute with a car dealer. So let's look at the steps you should take to get your problem sorted.

Automatic braking – the next big car safety innovation?

There is a big push at the moment to have all new cars fitted with autonomous emergency braking systems. But what exactly is AEB and why is it so important?

How to save thousands on your car insurance

Follow the tips in this article to make sure that you are getting the best deal for your car insurance while still getting the best cover for your needs.

How the connected car will change everything

The relationships we have with our cars is going to change significantly in coming years. It has already been changing for a while, but it's about to alter a lot more dramatically.

Car finance: the Hire Purchase explained

The hire purchase (HP) is a car finance product sold by car dealers that is fairly straightforward to understand and manage. The Car Expert explains how it works.

Mobile phones and driving: is the law doing enough?

Over half a million UK motorists use their phone while driving. Stats reveal that in 2013 mobile phones were a factor in 22% of fatal road accidents.

What is the future of diesel cars in the UK?

The Volkswagen Affair has cast a spotlight on diesel cars and their pollution, and led to calls for diesels to be banned. But what's it really all about?

Fuel economy: real-world vs. official figures

One of the biggest complaints drivers have about their cars is poor fuel economy, or more specifically that the car uses a lot more petrol or diesel than the manufacturer advertises. We explore why drivers can't match laboratory fuel consumption figures.

How will the new VED rules affect my new car purchase?

New VED (road tax) rules from 2017 will penalise low emissions cars while rewarding the biggest polluters. This guest article explains how the new rules will work.

Do I have to service my car with the dealer if I have a PCP?

The popularity of PCP car finance has allowed car manufacturers to be sneaky when it comes to forcing you to service your car with their dealer network.

Car finance jargon confuses UK drivers

Despite over three-quarters of new car sales being financed through manufacturer and dealer finance agreements, it is disturbing how few people really understand what they are signing up to.

What documents do I need for car finance? #AskTCE

When applying for finance for a new or used car, you will need to provide various information, documents and proofs of identification to the finance company so they can assess your application.

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