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Friday, October 5, 2018

Road tunnels are impressive feats of engineering and now the 14 longest in Britain have been revealed with one in Hatfield making the top 10.

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New cars

Yesterday, 17:31

Motoring editor Andy Russell, who has fond memories of owning an early MG Metro, says the new MG3 supermini is another boost for the modern-day brand in terms of driving appeal, value and warranty.

Yesterday, 06:21

Vauxhall has revived the GSi badge for its Corsa supermini, 25 years after launching the original. Andy Russell says it looks the part but lacks the performance of rivals.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Mazda’s given its CX-3 a mild update. Tom Wiltshire finds out what’s new and whether this compact is still fun to drive.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Sportage, now Kia’s most popular UK model, marks its 25th anniversary with a facelift and fresh appeal. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out what makes it so popular.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Vauxhall has moved into the van-derived people-carrier market with its new Combo Life – it’s not pretty but it’s certainly spacious and practical, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Used Cars

Yesterday, 17:31

Motoring editor Andy Russell, who has fond memories of owning an early MG Metro, says the new MG3 supermini is another boost for the modern-day brand in terms of driving appeal, value and warranty.

Yesterday, 06:21

Vauxhall has revived the GSi badge for its Corsa supermini, 25 years after launching the original. Andy Russell says it looks the part but lacks the performance of rivals.

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Mazda’s given its CX-3 a mild update. Tom Wiltshire finds out what’s new and whether this compact is still fun to drive.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The Sportage, now Kia’s most popular UK model, marks its 25th anniversary with a facelift and fresh appeal. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out what makes it so popular.

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

With its peeling paintwork and clunky suspension, Ella Wilkinson’s battered Mazda 3 was not a picture of health but she loved it all the more for that but had to resort to a hammer when she locked herself out!

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Mon, 16:22

Welwyn Hatfield MP Grant Shapps has secured time in Parliament to debate the chaos caused by train firm Govia’s timetable changes.

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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