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Loophole over mobile phone use by drivers set to be closed

A loophole that allows drivers to escape punishment for hand-held phone use will be closed under plans announced by the Government.

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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.

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Cupra announces prices and specs for new Formentor

The Cupra Formentor – the brand’s first bespoke vehicle rather than a pumped-up SEAT model – has gone on sale in the UK.

Expert Reviews

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.

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Expert Ratings

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.

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.

Toyota Yaris

The fourth-generation Toyota Yaris has a clever hybrid powertrain to maximise electric power, but the interior isn't as nice as some rivals.

Mercedes-Benz GLB

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has an Expert Rating that ranks it in the middle of the mid-sized SUV field, although its seven-seat option is a plus.

Expert News

New car launches and updates, as well as the latest news from across the automotive industry

Expert Reviews

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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.

Polestar 2 test drive

The electric Polestar 2 is a fully-fledged, brilliantly executed vehicle that feels just as good to drive as it is to look at.

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