Motoring

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Friday, June 23, 2017

Mazda is looking to build on the success of its best-selling CX-5 sport utility vehicle with the new model now also targeting more premium models. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it delivers on the promise.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Sandero has been famed as a robust, budget hatchback. Now there’s a new one. Andrew Evans has driven it to see if it’s the same package as always.

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Kia has updated the Picanto, its popular city car, and hoping this new model will also appeal to a younger market, says James Baggott.

Friday, June 9, 2017

The Rio supermini is Kia’s biggest player on the world stage so no wonder it has put so much effort into this more grown-up fourth-generation range, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

If you’re looking for an entertaining, affordable, involving sports coupe, Subaru’s BRZ could be right up your street, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Used Cars

Yesterday, 13:02

What makes a good tow car? The Tow Car Awards 2017 put 44 cars through their paces with a series of rigorous driving performance and pracicality tests to find out if the only hitch is the one the caravan hooks up to.

Friday, June 23, 2017

When Alan Hall bought his first car on stormy night it coloured his judgment and also left him feeling blue!

Friday, June 23, 2017

Motor dealer John Grose held a Motability awareness day at its Lowestoft showrooms to highlight the benefits of the scheme for disabled people.

Friday, June 23, 2017

It leaked water going through puddles, had no heater and doubled up as holiday accommodation – Robert Owen has fond memories of his Austin Big Seven.

Friday, June 23, 2017

Mazda is looking to build on the success of its best-selling CX-5 sport utility vehicle with the new model now also targeting more premium models. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it delivers on the promise.

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Friday, June 23, 2017

The M25 near Potters Bar and South Mimms will be temporarily closed next week to allow maintenance works to take place.

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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