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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.
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

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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.
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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

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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.
Skoda Citigo-e The Car Expert

Skoda Citigo-e is brand’s electric pioneer

Skoda has officially unveiled its first electric car – the Citigo-e iV – on the same day as rival Vauxhall reveals its first EV.
Vauxhall Corsa-e | The Car Expert

Next Vauxhall Corsa to include all-electric model

Vauxhall will join the move towards electric vehicles with the next generation of its best-selling Corsa supermini range.
Audi e-tron Euro NCAP The Car Expert

Audi e-tron electric car among five-star safety winners

The all-electric Audi e-tron is one of seven vehicles to receive a top five-star safety rating in the latest round of crash tests conducted by Euro NCAP.
Cupra Formentor SEAT The Car Expert

Cupra Formentor coupe SUV hits road

SEAT has released pictures of the new Cupra Formentor on the roads – in Formentor, Mallorca.
BMW 8 Series Convertible The Car Expert

BMW 8 Series Convertible on sale at £83k

BMW has put its 8 Series Convertible on UK sale at prices starting from £83,295 – £7,000 more than the coupe that went on sale in December.
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Hyundai Ioniq upgrades extend electric range

Hyundai has updated its Ioniq family car, the changes including upgraded equipment levels and an extended range on the electric version.
Kia HabaNiro concept The Car Expert

Kia ‘Everything Car’ set to evolve into next Niro

Kia describes the HabaNiro, unveiled at the New York Auto Show, as its 'Everything Car', but the electric concept is seen as a pointer to the next Niro.
Jaguar I-Pace World Car of the Year The Car Expert

Jaguar I-Pace completes set with World Car of the Year title

The Jaguar I-Pace has swept the international automotive industry's major awards, adding the World Car of the Year prize to its European...
Aston Martin Rapide E | The Car Expert

Shanghai debut for first Aston Martin electric car

The Aston Martin Rapide E has been unveiled at the Shanghai motor show – the first all-electric car from the brand and limited to only 155 examples.
ULEV The Car Expert

Only 0.5 per cent of cars on UK roads are ultra-low emission

Only one in every 200 vehicles on UK roads emit ultra low levels of carbon, according to newly released figures from the Department of Transport.
Range Rover Evoque Crash Test The Car Expert

Range Rover Evoque takes five-star safety honours

The new Range Rover Evoque has earned a top five-star rating from safety body Euro NCAP.
Bentley Flying Spur The Car Expert

Teaser images point to next Bentley Flying Spur

Bentley has released teaser images confirming that a third generation of the Flying Spur grand tourer is on the way.
Hyundai Venue The Car Expert

Hyundai hints at Venue, its smallest SUV yet

Hyundai has revealed the first sketches of the Venue, an upcoming SUV that is set to become the smallest in the Korean brand's range.
Bentley Bentayga Design Edition The Car Expert

Mulliner appeal for Bentley Bentayga SUV

Bentley has unveiled a Design Series limited edition version of its V8-powered Bentayga SUV, with elements added from the Mulliner customisation arm.
2019 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque review | The Car Expert

Range Rover Evoque review

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Land Rover has played with its best-seller just enough to ensure it is a credible threat to all the new rivals, without losing the basics that made the first Evoque such a success.
Ford Puma crossover tease | The Car Expert

Ford Puma on the way back as a coupe crossover

Ford is to revive the Puma nameplate from the brand's recent past on an all-new coupe crossover.

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