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Andrew Charman

Andrew Charman
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Andrew is the News and 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.
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.
Peugeot 508 SW review 2019 | The Car Expert

Peugeot 508 SW review

7.9
The Peugeot 508 SW is a car to turn the heads of those looking for a premium estate, offering striking visuals, efficient engines and plenty of technology.
Aston Martin Valhalla The Car Expert

Aston Martin hypercar to be called Valhalla

Aston Martin has revealed that its next hypercar all be called the Valhalla, following the Norse tradition established by the previous Aston Martin Valkyrie.
BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe The Car Expert

Four-door Gran Coupe completes BMW 8 Series range

BMW has unveiled the 8 Series Gran Coupe, a four-door variant completing the luxury flagship range.
SEAT el-Born The Car Expert

SEAT el-Born – styling an electric future

The SEAT el-Born, built on the Volkswagen Group's new MEB platform specifically designed for electrification, points to the future of the brand.
Aston Martin DBX The Car Expert

First Aston Martin DBX boosts UK car manufacturing

The first pre-production examples of the upcoming Aston Martin DBX SUV have rolled off the production line at the firm’s new factory in Wales.
All-new Mercedes-Benz GLB | The Car Expert

Mercedes-Benz GLB is new family-pitched SUV

The Mercedes-Benz GLB will extend the German brand's SUV line-up with a model pitched directly at families, available with either five or seven seats.
Jaguar I-Pace The Car Expert

Safety fears add noise to electric vehicles

From 1st July all new electrified vehicles will be required to emit a noise at low speeds to warn pedestrians of their presence.
1906 Mazda 3 The Car Expert

Mazda 3 review

8
The Mazda 3 cannot match some rivals for space or powerplants available, but scores with plentiful equipment and attractive, distinctive design, inside and out.
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Car sales continue to slide in May

UK car sales continued to drop in May, down almost five per cent on the same month in 2018.
1906 Hyundai Kona Hybrid The Car Expert

Hyundai Kona adds hybrid model

Hyundai is filling the gap in its Kona small SUV line-up by adding a hybrid model.
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More EV charge points than filling stations in UK

There are now more electric vehicle charging locations in the UK than the number of fuel stations, according to new data.

Updated BMW X1 SUV gets the big grille treatment

BMW has revamped its X1 SUV, based around an updated exterior look and more interior design choices.
Ferrari SF90 Stradale unveiled | The Car Expert

New Ferrari SF90 Stradale is a 1,000hp plug-in hybrid

Ferrari has unveiled the SF90 Stradale, the Italian brand’s most powerful road car to date.
1905 Honda e the Car Expert

Honda e to offer standard-fit cameras in place of door mirrors

The Honda e electric car will be the first production model to fit door cameras in place of wing mirrors as standard.

Volvo S60 review

8
The Volvo S60 can’t quite match some rivals for on-the-road dynamics but is a high quality, efficient all-round alternative in a more striking visual package.

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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.