Seven months on since VW’s emissions scandal came to light, UK consumers are being left in the dark. So today I was in front of the Parliament’s Transport Select Committee and called on the Government to take urgent action.
We’ve surveyed more than 2,000 VW diesel owners – nine in ten think people affected by the scandal should be compensated. And yet, Volkswagen has so far failed to announce redress.
Forget the smartphone holster and the small phone screen. Smartphones can now fully integrate with your car and take over the central console screen. Tempted?
New Vehicle Excise Duty rules come into effect a year from today. Better known as car tax, the new rules will appear to some hybrid car owners as a cringe worthy April Fools’ piece.
When parking your car do you apply the handbrake and leave your car in gear too?
Another day, another big blow to the reputation of Volkswagen… and another big disappointment for VW drivers.
I don’t keep a diary, but if I did then the pages of the past month would have been littered with tales of everyday consumerism – good, bad and ugly. I’m sure you’ll recognise some familiar themes…
Whether you’re buying your car brand spanking new or second hand, you’ll likely suffer the hard sell on a plethora or extras. But could you be paying extra on those extras?
It’s still dark and dull outside, and so driving conditions aren’t all that great. Being visible on the road is not just important, it’s a legal requirement. So are both of your car headlights working?
Our testing has found that almost all modern diesel cars exceed official emissions limits in real-world conditions. We even found some hybrids breaking the limits too. So how can we trust car emissions claims?
Denis was almost fooled into paying a lot more than he needed to renew his driving licence by a copycat website. Does this ring any bells with you?
Our latest research finds that one in five grandparents are not using a child car seat when regularly driving their grandchildren aged 10 and under. The problem is, this could break the law.
James had problems with his Land Rover from the moment he bought it. So when it developed a serious exhaust problem he wasn’t happy to settle for 50% of the repair costs.
When Barry Beavis was served with a £85 Parking Charge Notice by a private parking company, he wasn’t willing to just accept it and pay up. Here’s Barry himself on why he decided to fight the charge in court.