Motoring

New cars

Mon, 09:53

If looks are as important as carrying loads then Renault’s new Megane Sport Tourer estate won’t disappoint and it drives well too, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Skoda has updated its popular Octavia range. Jack Evans finds out what’s different about it.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mitsubishi has facelifted its mid-size crossover, but is it enough to bring it up to date? James Fossdyke finds out.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Audi’s A5 took the premium coupe market by storm nine years ago – now the all-new model is even more spacious, practical and desirable, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Volkswagen’s Golf is classless but the revised line-up is better connected with even more big-car technology, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Used Cars

Mon, 09:53

If looks are as important as carrying loads then Renault’s new Megane Sport Tourer estate won’t disappoint and it drives well too, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Barbara Mellor tells of motoring adventures in ‘Pushbar’, a modified Austin 7, which came with a few quirks for the bargain price of £5.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Skoda has updated its popular Octavia range. Jack Evans finds out what’s different about it.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Paul Barkshire has gone from non-runner to marathon runner and is taking part in the London Marathon on Sunday for Children with Cancer UK.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Mitsubishi has facelifted its mid-size crossover, but is it enough to bring it up to date? James Fossdyke finds out.

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Quick Tips & Advice

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.

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