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Jeep Compass review

The Jeep Compass stands ahead of its compact crossover rivals as a proper SUV, for those who want this sort of car for more than just looks.

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New range-topping Vauxhall Crossland X Ultimate

Vauxhall has topped off its Crossland X range with the addition of a new ‘Ultimate’ trim level.

New BMW 330e plug-in hybrid joins 3 Series line-up

BMW has revealed the latest addition to its new 3 Series range – the 330e plug-in hybrid model.

Aston Martin Vantage test drive

The all-new Aston Martin Vantage is more aggressive than its predecessor, combining performance, technology and quality to great effect.

Toyota Corolla saloon returns to UK

Toyota will bring the Corolla Saloon back to the UK in 2019, the four-door car joining the hatchback and estate variants.

Smart EQ ForTwo test drive

For an inner-city driver, the Smart EQ ForTwo makes plenty of sense. However, those looking to travel further afield may find it a little too limited.

Hyundai Tucson test drive

The Hyundai Tucson won’t attract keen drivers, but ought to be a hit with families thanks to its super-practical interior and comfortable drive.

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Expert advice

Is black-box insurance making young drivers safer?

'Black box' insurance has helped reduce the number of young drivers killed or seriously injured in road traffic accidents, according to new research.

How to avoid car sickness

Car sickness is a common problem for many of us. We've put together this list of tips for keeping a queasy stomach under control on a road trip.

Falling asleep at the wheel causes a quarter of all fatal crashes

Up to 25% of fatal car accidents are caused by drivers who have fallen asleep at the wheel, new research suggests.

Misleading electric vehicle range claims exposed

A new test of ‘real-world’ ranges of electric cars has shown that many don’t deliver on their claims – with some overstating their range by up to 100 miles.

What documents do I need for car finance?

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.

One in five motorists suffers from car sickness

More than seven million UK adults suffer from some form of car sickness when travelling either as a driver or passenger, according to a new survey.

The best hot hatches for under £10k

Britain loves a hot hatch, so we’ve picked out some of the best hot hatches you can find on the used market for less than £10K.

New car reviews

Kia Stinger GT-Line test drive

The Kia Stinger GT-Line is a compelling package with all the credentials to take the fight to more premium German rivals from Audi and BMW.

Peugeot 3008 long-term report – November 2018

We'll be running a Peugeot 3008 SUV for the next few months for a long-term review. The 3008 has impressed in road tests, but what's it like to live with?

BMW Z4 test drive

The BMW Z4 very successfully treads the fine line between grand tourer and sports car – and the M40i model really we tested is great to drive.

Mercedes-AMG G63 test drive

We head out to see just how the all-new Mercedes-AMG G63, successor to one of the longest-running model lines ever, deals with UK roads.

News

New BMW M340i xDrive tops 3 Series range

BMW has revealed details of a new M340i xDrive model, which will serve as the range-topping version of the latest 3 Series.

Beefier engines for Mercedes-Benz A-Class

It's only been on sale a few months, but Mercedes-Benz has already added a pair of new diesel engines to its A-Class hatchback range.

Car finance debt continues to grow despite falling sales

Car finance debt increased in the third quarter of 2018, despite the number of new finance agreements falling in line with lower new car sales in September.

All new Mazda 3 to debut at LA Show

Mazda has confirmed that the all-new 3 will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show at the end of November. It is likely appear in hatch and saloon forms.

Orders open for Mercedes-Benz E-Class plug-in hybrid

The new plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, called the E 300 de, has gone on sale with prices starting at £47,700.

Industry news

Used car sales down 2% but market still strong

More than two million used cars changed hands between July and September, according to the latest data published by the SMMT.

Relative stability for new car registrations in October

New car sales were down by 3% in October, as the overall market largely recovered from supply problems in September. Audi had a terrible month, though.

2018 Budget – what’s in it for drivers?

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a £30 billion investment package for England’s roads in his Budget– to be paid for by road tax.

Crash test thumbs-up for hydrogen Hyundai Nexo

The Hyundai Nexo fuel-cell car has secured the top-level safety rating in Euro NCAP crash tests, quelling fears over the safety of hydrogen fuel.

Parking firm trials plastic bottle payment

Parking firm CitiPark is offering customers the chance to trade in waste plastic bottles in exchange for parking vouchers.

MPs urge faster ban of petrol and diesel cars

A ban on sales of new petrol and diesel cars and vans should be brought forward eight years to drive the take-up of electric vehicles, MPs have said.

Anger as Government slashes plug-in car grants

Government moves that from 9th November will abolish grants for plug-in hybrid cars have been slammed across the UK automotive industry.

New car registrations crash by 20% in September

UK new car registrations fell by more than 20% in September compared to the same month last year, according to data released today by the SMMT.

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Best of British

Aston Martin remembers Le Mans glory with DBS limited edition

An Aston Martin dealership has revealed a limited-edition DBS Superleggera that pays homage to the iconic vehicle’s legendary 1959 Le Mans triumph.

Morgan to produce modern, high-performance sports car

Morgan – creator of the iconic 3-Wheeler and other classic sports cars – is set to reinvent itself with a modern sports car to rival Aston Martin.

McLaren Speedtail – 250mph ‘hyper-GT’ revealed

After months of teaser images, one of the most highly-anticipated cars of 2018 has finally been unveiled – the new McLaren Speedtail.

Hypercar and heritage from Aston Martin

Aston Martin has confirmed that it is to build a third hypercar, dubbed Project 003, and a limited 19-car run of DB Zagato continuation models.

The return of Vauxhall

The trials and tribulations of Vauxhall have been well documented, but its first 12 months under new ownership has seen a stunning turnaround.

Aston Martin reveals tech of electric sports car

Technical details have been released of the Aston Martin Rapide E - the UK brand's first all-electric production car set to launch in 2019.

The greatest cars from Stan Lee’s cinematic legacy

Comic book icon Stan Lee’s work has made a big impact on cinema, and during the film adventures based on his work, cars were often part of the action.

Jaguar I-Pace – secrets of the Pixel Pansies

The Jaguar I-Pace is not only the brand's first all-electric production car but also a car that takes a completely new design direction.

Driving BMW’s greatest roadsters

With the all-new BMW Z4 on its way, we take a look back at – and have a drive of – some of its predecessors, from the 327 to the most recent Z4.

Car finance: Voluntary termination of a PCP or HP

Voluntary termination is your legal right to cancel your PCP or HP car finance agreement in certain circumstances. The Car Expert explains how it works.