From cash to contract hire, there’s more than one way to buy a new car. Some methods even give you the chance to have a new car every few years, but which option is right for you?
Our research uncovered massive variations in the price of a car service depending on where you live in the UK. And we found you can save hundreds of pounds simply by shopping around local garages.
The car slews violently as the tyres scrabble for traction on hard-packed snow. On the inside of the bend, the headlights reflect a wall of solid ice, the glare as white as my knuckles…
Cars that drive themselves could soon hit our streets, with Ford being the latest to develop this technology. Ford’s test car uses automatic steering and braking to avoid collisions. Is this the future of driving?
We already know that ‘official’ car mpg figures are rarely possible in the real world – our tests show that. But choosing larger alloy wheels could see your fuel bills increase even more.
Car-buying regret? Yes, I’ve had a few. In fact, I’m probably into double figures, not helped by my soft spot for the sporty variety which can be costly in bills. So what are your top car-buying regrets?
Running a car is one of the biggest drains on a household budget, so we’ve been searching for the best cash-conserving ideas. What are your top money-saving tips for drivers?
I’ve just got back from the launch of Vauxhall’s Adam. Cuter than a Corsa, with elements of other superminis, it’s the brand’s first foray into‘fashion cars’. But what really sets the Adam apart is the number of optional extras.
Do you have to compromise on performance and style when opting for the latest environmentally friendly car? Our research shows you can have a desirable car that also has good green credentials.
Our latest research into car breakdown cover has found that renewal prices can leave you out of pocket. Is it right that existing loyal customers are asked to pay more for breakdown cover than new ones?
The Fiat 500 has the dubious honour of being Britain’s most vandalised car, according to an insurance company survey. If even this relatively cheap Fiat is targeted, are any of our cars safe from key-wielding vandals?
A very bumpy drive in the new Mini Coupé has made me wonder why modern cars are so uncomfortable. Is it the car designers’ fault – or the public’s for buying them?
There are hidden connections between many cars. The process of “platform sharing” has shaped the modern motor industry. But does it really benefit the consumer – or simply boost car company profits?
Although car reliability is better than ever, when modern motors do break down, their electrical complexity seems to be stumping breakdown services. So, can your car be fixed by the side of the road?