Stuart Masson

Stuart Masson
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Stuart is the Editorial Director of our suite of sites: The Car Expert, The Van Expert and The Truck Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the automotive industry for over thirty years. He spent a decade in automotive retail, and now works tirelessly to help car buyers by providing independent and impartial advice.
Child car sickness | The Car Expert

How to avoid car sickness

Car sickness is a common problem for many of us. We've put together this list of tips for keeping a queasy stomach under control on a road trip.
Car finance debt keeps increasing

Car finance debt continues to grow despite falling sales

Car finance debt increased in the third quarter of 2018, despite the number of new finance agreements falling in line with lower new car sales in September.
Mercedes-Benz E 300 de plug-in hybrid opens for ordering

Orders open for Mercedes-Benz E-Class plug-in hybrid

The new plug-in hybrid version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, called the E 300 de, has gone on sale with prices starting at £47,700.
68-plate Ford Focus cars

Relative stability for new car registrations in October

New car sales were down by 3% in October, as the overall market largely recovered from supply problems in September. Audi had a terrible month, though.
Aston Martin DBS 59 | The Car Expert

Aston Martin remembers Le Mans glory with DBS limited edition

An Aston Martin dealership has revealed a limited-edition DBS Superleggera that pays homage to the iconic vehicle’s legendary 1959 Le Mans triumph.
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Falling asleep at the wheel causes a quarter of all fatal crashes

Up to 25% of fatal car accidents are caused by drivers who have fallen asleep at the wheel, new research suggests.
BMW 8 Series Convertible revealed | The Car Expert

BMW 8 Series drops its top

BMW has revealed the inevitable soft-top version of the new 8 Series ahead of the car’s launch next spring.
Tesla Model S - November 2018

Misleading electric vehicle range claims exposed

A new test of ‘real-world’ ranges of electric cars has shown that many don’t deliver on their claims – with some overstating their range by up to 100 miles.
Mercedes-AMG A 35 front

Pricing announced for new Mercedes-AMG A 35

Mercedes-AMG has announced prices for its latest hot hatch A-Class – the A 35, which will challenge the likes of the Audi S3 Sportback and BMW M140i.
Vauxhall Zafira recall October 2018 - The Car Expert

Another 47,000 Vauxhall Zafira MPVs recalled over fire risk

Vauxhall is recalling 47,000 more Zafira models, following similar action three years ago after it was found almost 235,000 others could burst into flames.
Morgan Motor Company range 2018

Morgan to produce modern, high-performance sports car

Morgan – creator of the iconic 3-Wheeler and other classic sports cars – is set to reinvent itself with a modern sports car to rival Aston Martin.
Identification documents - UK Driving Licence and Passport (The Car Expert)

What documents do I need for car finance?

When applying for finance for a new or used car, you will need to provide various information, documents and proofs of identification to the finance company so they can assess your application.
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2018 Budget – what’s in it for drivers?

Chancellor Philip Hammond has announced a £30 billion investment package for England’s roads in his Budget– to be paid for by road tax.
car sickness

One in five motorists suffers from car sickness

More than seven million UK adults suffer from some form of car sickness when travelling either as a driver or passenger, according to a new survey.

The best hot hatches for under £10k

Britain loves a hot hatch, so we’ve picked out some of the best hot hatches you can find on the used market for less than £10K.
McLaren Speedtail 2019 wallpaper | The Car Expert

McLaren Speedtail – 250mph ‘hyper-GT’ revealed

After months of teaser images, one of the most highly-anticipated cars of 2018 has finally been unveiled – the new McLaren Speedtail.
2019 Audi R8 coupe wallpaper | The Car Expert

2019 Audi R8 facelift brings fresh look and more power

Audi has facelifted and updated its R8 flagship for 2019, giving it a refreshed look, more power and tweaks to both the steering and suspension.
BMW diesel recall October 2018

BMW UK recalls 268,000 diesel cars over risk of fire

Hundreds of thousands of diesel BMWs are being recalled across the UK after they were found to have a potentially faulty part that could cause a fire.
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Parking firm trials plastic bottle payment

Parking firm CitiPark is offering customers the chance to trade in waste plastic bottles in exchange for parking vouchers.
Renault Scenic EasyLife, October 2018

Renault simplifies trim levels on Scenic and Koleos

Renault has restructured its line-up for the Scenic, Grand Scenic and Koleos models, with fewer choices but improved overall specifications.
electric vehicle charge point | The Car Expert

“Three million charge points needed” to support electric vehicle use

Three million new charge points will be needed to support widespread use of electric vehicles in the UK by 2040, according to a new report.
Porsche Panamera GTS saloon and Sport Turismo wallpaper

Porsche Panamera GTS joins the range

New GTS upgrades for Porsche Panamera saloon and Sport Turismo include a 4.0-litre, twin-turbocharged V8 developing 460hp.
Audi four rings logo on red car | The Car Expert

Audi fined £700m over diesel emissions scandal

The German public prosecutor has handed a massive penalty to Audi after it admitted software cheats in some of its V6 and V8 diesel engines.
New car number plate 68-plate registration

New car registrations crash by 20% in September

UK new car registrations fell by more than 20% in September compared to the same month last year, according to data released today by the SMMT.
Vauxhall Astra Sports Tourer at Ellesmere Port

UK buyers shunning British-built cars

UK car buyers are increasingly shunning British-built new cars in favour of imported vehicles, according to 2018 production and registration data.

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