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Could you be invalidating your car insurance?

If you don't give your insurer the correct information about you, your car and your driving situation, your car insurance may not be valid.

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Honda e

The Honda e electric city car has been praised for its retro-futuristic styling and technology, but criticised for poor battery range.

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Mercedes-Benz A-Class gets new top-spec trim level

The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is now available with a new top-spec Exclusive Edition trim level that comes highly specified.

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S test drive

The tweaks that to the Porsche Panamera Turbo S have only helped to elevate an already impressively capable saloon car.

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Our unique Expert Ratings index compiles and aggregates new car reviews from 21 of the top UK motoring websites to bring you a definitive rating of every new car.

Honda e

The Honda e electric city car has been praised for its retro-futuristic styling and technology, but criticised for poor battery range.

Hyundai Ioniq Electric

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric has received generally good reviews, with the updated 2019 model being a useful improvement on the 2016 original.

Renault Mégane

The Renault Mégane has distinctive styling and generous equipment levels, but it's not as spacious and lacks the quality of its main rivals.

Skoda Octavia

Based on initial UK reviews, the Skoda Octavia holds an outstanding score of 86% on The Car Expert's unique Expert Rating index.

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Porsche Panamera Turbo S test drive

The tweaks that to the Porsche Panamera Turbo S have only helped to elevate an already impressively capable saloon car.

Suzuki Swift Sport Hybrid test drive

Hybrid or not, the Suzuki Swift Sport remains huge fun to drive. But a hefty price hike means it's not as easy to recommend as it once was.

Lamborghini Huracan Evo RWD test drive

While some may prefer the grip and security of all-wheel-drive, the rear-wheel-drive Lamborhini Huracan Evo RWD is more fun to drive.

Toyota Yaris test drive

Practicality levels may be down ever so slightly, but the new Toyota Yaris remains a truly attractive proposition in the small car segment.

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