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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.
Mercedes-Benz EQC UK pricing announced | The Car Expert

Mercedes-Benz EQC pricing announced

The all-new Mercedes-Benz EQC, which is the company's first-ever dedicated all-electric vehicle, has gone on sale in the UK.
Print your own MOT certificate | The Car Expert

Print your own MOT certificate

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has implemented a new system allowing drivers to print off MOT certificates at home.
Android Auto update 2019

Android Auto overhauled in new update

Google is set to release an update for Android Auto that will give the software a major overhaul.
Ford Fiesta Vignale | Britain's best-selling cars | The Car Expert

Britain’s best-selling cars – April 2019

Despite the overall results being gloomy, there are still plenty of cars flying out of dealer showrooms. Here are the ten best-selling cars for April 2019.
1806 New Hyundai Tucson The Car Expert

New car sales fall in April

The new car market was down by 4% in April compared to the same month last year, thanks to a drop-off in new private buyers.
Jaguar E-Pace Chequered Flag Edition

Jaguar E-Pace takes the Chequered Flag (Edition)

The Jaguar E-Pace SUV is the latest model in the Jaguar range to be given a Chequered Flag Edition trim level.
Suzuki Swift SZ5 (2017) new car ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Suzuki Swift

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The Suzuki Swift has received a wider range of reviews from the UK media than most cars, ranging from 'Don't Buy' recommendations to outstanding scores.
Mazda MX-5 (2015) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Mazda MX-5

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The Mazda MX-5 has been universally acclaimed by the UK motoring media, with many outstanding review scores and award wins every year since it was launched.
I bought a car and now I've changed my mind (The Car Expert)

I bought a car and now I’ve changed my mind

Buyer’s Remorse is common in the car industry. You've bought a car, and now you've changed your mind or run into problems. What can you do?
Aston Martin Vantage AMR revealed | The Car Expert

Aston Martin Vantage AMR revealed with seven-speed manual gearbox

A new limited-edition Aston Martin Vantage AMR has been revealed, featuring a seven-speed manual gearbox in place of the automatic unit on the standard car.
Volvo V60 Cross Country (2019) new car ratings | The Car Expert

Volvo V60 Cross Country

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The Volvo V60 Cross Country has received consistently good ratings from the UK media, with many reviewers finding it more comfortable than the regular V60.
Honda Civic (2017) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Honda Civic

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The Honda Civic has received consistently good reviews from the UK media, with particular praise for its practicality and generous levels of standard equipment.
Mini Countryman (2017) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Mini Countryman

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The Mini Countryman has received consistently good reviews from the UK motoring media, although the plug-in hybrid tends to score better and the JCW model not as well.
Citroën C4 Cactus (2018) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Citroën C4 Cactus

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Since its 2018 update, the Citroën C4 Cactus hasn't rated as highly with the UK media, many of whom have lamented a shift away from the original car's distinctiveness.
Renault Zoe (2019) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Renault Zoe

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The Renault Zoe has received consistently positive reviews from the UK motoring media, and is considered a breakthrough for affordable electric cars.
Vauxhall Zafira recall 2019

Yet another Vauxhall Zafira recall over fire risk

Vauxhall is recalling 235,000 Zafira cars for a third time after a new source of fires was discovered.
Young woman driver with a car insurance write-off

Explained: What is an insurance write-off?

If a car is involved in an accident, an insurer may declare it a 'write-off'. However, this term has several different meanings, which can be confusing.
Skoda Kodiaq (2017) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Skoda Kodiaq

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The Skoda Kodiaq has received consistently positive reviews in the UK media, with lower-spec models generally earning higher scores than more expensive models.
Land Rover Discovery Sport (2015) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Land Rover Discovery Sport

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The Land Rover Discovery Sport has received very mixed reviews from the UK motoring media, with scores rating from very poor to outstanding.
Hyundai Tucson (2015 - present) ratings and reviews | Britain's best-selling cars | The Car Expert

Hyundai Tucson

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The Hyundai Tucson has received average to good reviews from the UK media with praise for its value for money and good levels of standard equipment.
Nissan Micra (2017) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Nissan Micra

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The Nissan Micra has received mixed scores from the UK media since it was launched, with earlier reviews tending to rate it more highly than recent tests.
Kia Ceed review 2018 (The Car Expert)

Kia Ceed

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The Kia Ceed has received positive scores from the UK motoring media, with the top-spec GT model generally scoring better than the rest of the range.
Ferrari Portofino (2018 - present) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Ferrari Portofino

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The Ferrari Portofino has received positive reviews from UK media sources, although the scores have not been as high as one might expect for a Ferrari.
SEAT Ateca (2016 - present) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

SEAT Ateca

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The SEAT Ateca has received positive scores from most of the UK media (basically everyone except Jeremy Clarkson), and has won a large number of awards.
Peugeot 3008 (2017) ratings and reviews | The Car Expert

Peugeot 3008

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The Peugeot 3008 SUV has received unanimously positive reviews from the UK motoring media, as well as many awards in the UK and internationally.

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Motorway red ‘X’ signs now being enforced by cameras

Drivers now face an automatic penalty by camera if they ignore red ‘X’ signs for closed lanes on smart motorways.