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Learner drivers crash out of driving test

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has revealed that 415 learner drivers in the UK were involved in a road accident whilst taking their driving test last year (sponsored post).

Your guide to VED (Vehicle Excise Duty)

VED, commonly known as road tax, is an annual levy imposed on most vehicles in the UK. The tax rate payable is based on the vehicle type and its CO2 emissions (sponsored post).

Postcard from Le Mans – the Pistonheads experience

Yet again, the 24 Heures du Mans has been run and won, and as always it was a fabulous motorsport occasion that every racing fan should experience at least once. The only problem being that once you've been once, you'll want to keep going back...

Car leasing – where to start?

Leasing options can vary from one company to another, and the contractual jargon can be complicated and confusing. To ensure you’re well informed when it comes to leasing a vehicle, here are some key points to remember (sponsored post).

The best-selling cars of 2015 so far

How do internet searches compare to actual car sales? Automotive broker and leasing company OSV looks at the ten best-selling cars so far in 2015, and compares them with the internet search results. Some answers are as expected, but some may surprise you (sponsored post).

The race to the finish line for driverless cars

For some time now it’s been a case of 'when' and not 'if' driverless cars will be unleashed on our roads. The technology is rapidly being developed, and various parties are vying to get ahead in what isn’t so much an arms race as a hands-free race (sponsored post).

The car that launched BMW…

Did you know that the first car to be badged a BMW was a licenced copy of an Austin 7 called Dixi back in 1928? This article explains the history behind BMW's first production car. (sponsored post)

Ford owners – Are you ready for the new Edge SUV?

The new Ford Edge is on its way to the UK this year, to directly compete with the likes of the Volvo XC60, the Audi Q5, and the BMW X5 (sponsored post)

Motoring wishlist: the new cars you’ll want in 2015

Sizzling sports cars, saloons, superminis or SUVs – whatever your preferred shape of car, 2015 promises to be a belter. This article by Jennings Ford Direct looks at some highlights (sponsored post)

Scrapping a car – how it actually works

Scrapping a car is a carefully regulated process to recycle as many parts of the car as possible and dispose of each component in an environmentally safe manner (sponsored post).

Winter driving tips

Winter driving can be more challenging than any other time of year. Icy roads, poor visibility and an increased risk of breakdown mean drivers need to adapt the way they drive and be alert for danger.

Financing your BMW company car

Many car manufacturers have car finance specifically tailored for company car drivers. The Car Expert and BMW Finance look at the two main offers available (sponsored post)

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