Andrew Charman

Andrew Charman
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Andrew is a road test editor for The Car Expert. He is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, and has been testing and writing about new cars for more than 20 years. Today he is well known to senior personnel at the major car manufacturers and attends many new model launches each year.
Mazda 3 saloon review 2019 wallpaper | The Car Expert

Mazda 3 saloon SkyActiv-X review

7.6
The Mazda 3 saloon is attractive but sales are unlikely to rival its hatchback sibling. The Skyactiv-X petrol engine, however, is a very clever bit of kit.
Kia XCeed review 2019 | The Car Expert

Kia XCeed review

7.8
The Kia XCeed looks impressive and rides well. But the question is whether it offers enough that is different to a standard Ceed to justify the higher price.
BMW Concept 4 side view The Car Expert

Radical concept hints at next BMW 4 Series

The BMW Concept 4 has been unveiled with radical styling at the Frankfurt Motor Show.
SsangYong Korando dynamic The Car Expert

SsangYong Korando review

7.7
Major improvements in refinement, quality and equipment levels mean the SsangYong Korando is no longer just for those who want an SUV but can't afford one.
Four generations of Mazda MX-5 | The Car Expert

Mazda MX-5 – 30 years old and still a world favourite

We take a look at a true Japanese success story – which version of the desirable Mazda MX-5 sports car would you buy?
McLaren Ultimate Series roadster The Car Expert

McLaren to build open-top hypercar

McLaren has confirmed the fourth member of its hypercar ‘Ultimate Series’ line-up — an open-top roadster.
Porsche Cayenne plug-in hybrid The Car Expert

Porsche Cayenne gains plug-in hybrid flagship

A high-performance plug-in hybrid version of the Porsche Cayenne SUV will expand the German brand's portfolio of electrified models.
Jaguar XE 2020 pan The Car Expert

Jaguar XE test drive

The Jaguar XE has undergone a mid-life revamp that ticks boxes on all fronts. Jaguar has clearly listened to complaints and set out to answer its critics.
Alpine A110S The Car Expert

Alpine A110S gets 40hp boost for £10K

The more powerful, performance-focused Alpine A110S will cost from £56,810 when it goes on sale in September.
BMW 2 Series Active Tourer The Car Expert

More electric miles for BMW 2 Series Active Tourer

BMW has introduced an upgraded version of its 2 Series Active Tourer plug-in hybrid, promising more electric-only range and lower rates of CO2 emissions.
Peugeot 208 The Car Expert

New Peugeot 208 and electric version priced up

The new Peugeot 208 supermini will cost from £16,250 when it arrives in UK showrooms early next year.
Range Rover Velar review 2019 | The Car Expert

Range Rover Velar review

7.7
The Range Rover Velar isn't the cheapest option in the market – but that won't bother its target market. This is a significant upmarket SUV contender.
Porsche 911 Carrera The Car Expert

Entry-level Porsche Carrera to cost from £82.8K

Porsche is adding an entry-level Carrera model to its current 911 line-up with prices starting at £82,793.
Audi Q3 Sportback The Car Expert

Audi Q3 Sportback to take on BMW X4

Audi has unveiled a sporty new version of its Q3 SUV – the Q3 Sportback.
2019 MG ZS EV test drive | The Car Expert

MG ZS EV test drive

Is the MG ZS EV really 'the first truly affordable, family-friendly electric car' as its manufacturer claims? We hit the city streets to find out.
Bentley Flying Spur The Car Expert

Bentley Flying Spur launches with limited edition model

Bentley has revealed a First Edition version of its new Flying Spur luxury saloon that will only be available for the first 12 months of the car’s production run.
Nissan Leaf e+ review 2019 wallpaper | The Car Expert

Nissan Leaf e+ review

7.4
The Nissan Leaf e+ is a worthy range-topper with a bigger battery providing improved performance and better range, but it still can't keep up with key rivals.
Chevrolet Corvette The Car Expert

Chevrolet Corvette changes to middle lane

The all-new Chevrolet Corvette has been revealed after years of rumours and teasers – and the new model is very different to what has gone before.
2020 Skoda Karoq and Skoda Kodiag | The Car Expert

Skoda updates Kodiaq and Karoq with new tech

Skoda has revealed updates to its Karoq and Kodiaq SUVs for the 2020 model year.
Mazda 3 The Car Expert

The petrol Mazda 3 with ‘diesel-like’ fuel economy

Mazda 3 models with the brand's new Skyactiv-X petrol engine will arrive in showrooms in October, at prices starting from £23,555.
Lotus Evija The Car Expert

New Lotus Evija is £1.7m electric hypercar

Lotus has unveiled a long-awaited all-new model in the form of an electric hypercar, the Lotus Evija.
Lexus LC Convertible The Car Expert

Lexus LC Convertible heading for showrooms

The Lexus LC Convertible, so far seen only as a concept, is to become a production model.
Bentley electric The Car Expert

Bentley electric ambitions ‘thwarted by technology delays’

Bentley wants to build the electric car its customers are demanding, but says the battery technology required to do it properly is yet to appear.
Kia XCeed The Car Expert

Kia XCeed crossover pricing confirmed

The new Kia XCeed crossover – the fourth member of the Kia Ceed family – will cost from £20,795 when it arrives in UK showrooms in September.
Ford GT MkII The Car Expert

Insight – Ford GT Mk II ‘faster than race car’

The Ford GT Mk II is a track-only version of the road car, designed to unlock the performance denied to the race GT by regulations.

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2020 Skoda Octavia revealed | The Car Expert

All-new Skoda Octavia revealed

Skoda has revealed its all-new Octavia, with hybrid technology and a new look for the model debuting.
Vauxhall Astra test drive 2019 | The Car Expert

Vauxhall Astra test drive