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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.
2021 Volkswagen Polo facelift

Updated Volkswagen Polo lights up the changes

Significant changes to the front-end lighting and partly-autonomous driving top a list of updates to the newly facelifted Volkswagen Polo.
Toyota bZ4x front

Toyota bZ4X concept previews new range of EVs

The Toyota bZ4X concept car, unveiled at this week's Shanghai motor show, previews range of new electric cars from the company.
Audi q4-etron front three quarter

Audi Q4 e-tron is entry-level electric SUV

The Audi Q4 e-tron has been unveiled as the entry-level member of the German brand's now four-strong electric range.
Dacia Sandero crash test

Safety advances leave Dacia trailing

The latest Euro NCAP safety tests saw the Skoda Enyaq and VW ID.4 earn five-star ratings – but the Dacia Sandero scored just two stars.
MG Cyberster three-quarter front view

Electric concept signals return to MG roots

New MG Cyberster electric concept car recalls the brand's storied roots as a British manufacturer of small sports cars.
Toyota GR 86 side view

Toyota GR 86 coupe to launch with bigger engine

Toyota has revealed the GR 86 coupé, a two-door four-seater jointly developed with Subaru that will succeed the acclaimed GT86.
The best sites for leasing a new car

The best websites for leasing a new car

If you're looking to lease a new car, which websites should you turn to? We've had a look at some of the best car leasing sites to help you.
Kia EV6 GT

Electric Kia EV6 range includes rapid GT

Kia is taking pre-orders for its new EV6 electric SUV range, which includes a flagship GT model with a sub four-second 0-62mph time.
Mazda MX-30 (2021) front action

Mazda MX-30 review

The Mazda MX-30 is stylish and fun to drive. However, the rear seats are cramped and battery range is poor, which will limit its appeal.
Mazda MX-30 plug-in socket

Government cuts plug-in car grant

The UK government has cut its subsidy on new electric cars from £3,000 to £2,500 and restricted it to more affordable vehicles.
Kia EV6 battery electric vehicle announced

Kia EV6 marks design direction change

The dramatically styled Kia EV6 is the company's first production car designed purely as a battery-electric vehicle.
The best websites in the UK for selling your car | The Car Expert

The best websites for selling your car

Selling your car is quick and easy these days thanks to the internet – but which sites offer the best option? Here's our handy guide.
CarGuide vehicle history check and servicing information

The best websites for checking a car before you buy

How can you be sure that used car is as good as it looks? We check out the online car checking aids that help prevent you losing your cash.
2020 Toyota C-HR Hybrid test drive

Toyota C-HR test drive

The Toyota C-HR is one of the more expensive cars in its class, but it makes up for it with low running costs. It's easy to live with and boldly styled.
Mazda CX-30 review | The Car Expert

Mazda CX-30 review

The Mazda CX-30 may not be much smaller than a CX-5 or larger than a CX-3, but it's the best of all worlds with stylish looks and impressive quality.
Vauxhall Corsa SRi review 2020 | The Car Expert

Vauxhall Corsa review

The new Corsa is by far the most impressive new Vauxhall we’ve driven for a while. It looks good, performs well on the road and is efficient.
2020 Land Rover Discovery Sport review | The Car Expert

Land Rover Discovery Sport review

The Land Rover Discovery Sport has been given a comprehensive update, covering almost every aspect of the car. Has it fixed the problems of the original model?
Mazda 3 saloon review 2019 wallpaper | The Car Expert

Mazda 3 saloon SkyActiv-X review

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

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

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.