Stuart Masson

Stuart Masson

Stuart is the Editor of The Car Expert, which he founded in 2011, and our new sister site The Van Expert. Originally from Australia, Stuart has had a passion for cars and the car 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.

Win tickets to the 2015 Goodwood Revival

The Car Expert is giving away two Saturday tickets to this year's Goodwood Revival, and entry is easy. Enter now to win your place at this amazing event!

What makes a car safe? – Part 2

In the second of a three-part blog series on car safety, The Car Expert looks at the ‘active safety’ features of modern cars and how advanced electronics can help you avoid an accident.

Car finance jargon confuses UK drivers

Despite over three-quarters of new car sales being financed through manufacturer and dealer finance agreements, it is disturbing how few people really understand what they are signing up to.

What makes a car safe? – Part 1

Car safety is always a hot topic, but what actually makes a car safe? In Part One of a three-part series, we look at passive safety - or how your car protects you when you hit something.

Postcard from Le Mans – the Pistonheads experience

Yet again, the 24 Heures du Mans has been run and won, and as always it was a fabulous motorsport occasion that every racing fan should experience at least once. The only problem being that once you've been once, you'll want to keep going back...

Cyclists need to start taking some responsibility

There is howling from cycling lobbyists in London on a regular basis as yet another cyclist is killed in an accident with a heavy vehicle. It's time for the complaining to stop and action to be taken.

Le Mans – the greatest race in the world…

There are a number of events that could claim to be be the "world's greatest motor race", but for me, there is no contest: it's the 24 Heures du Mans (24 Hours of Le Mans).

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What documents do I need for car finance? #AskTCE

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.

Overtaking – how to do it safely

How should you go about overtaking the vehicle in front of you? Most drivers overtake without really thinking about it, until it starts going wrong. And by then, it's often too late...

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