Buying Guide: Leading dash cam dashboard cameras reviewed (updated)


The technology that has been safe-guarding the reputations – and insurance policies – of good drivers in Russia for many years is now beginning to take the UK by storm. Our roads are by no means accid
Haynes How-To: jack up a car

Haynes How-To: jack up a car


Hundreds of thousands of Britain's drivers like to carry out maintenance on their car. From changing spark plugs to draining engine oil, fitting
How to check and change engine coolant

Haynes How-To: check and change engine coolant


Coolant is an engine’s lifeblood. It keeps it at the correct operating temperature, helping it to warm up quickly in cold weather and not get too
Haynes How-To: change a headlight bulb

Haynes How-To: change a headlight bulb


Without a full set of functioning headlight bulbs you’re making night-time driving more difficult for yourself and aren’t making yourself as...
Reader Letters: Motorway investment, premium fuels, dash cam crash for cash and Ford GT

Reader Letters: Motorway investment, premium fuels


"Driving the length of Britain on our dreadfully undermaintained motorway network got me wondering: are we really spending £60bn on the HS2..."
Check if your car is affected by the London T-charge and Ultra Low Emission Zone

What are the London T-charge and ULEZ


There are big changes coming into force for drivers who want to visit central London by car, as authorities grapple with poor air quality...
How much do new wiper blades cost and which does my car need?

Haynes How-To: change a wiper blade


It goes without saying that drivers need to be able to clearly see the road ahead to remain safe on the road. For a car to be in roadworthy condi
How to change engine oil and an oil filter

Haynes How-To: change engine oil and an oil filter


An engine is made up of highly stressed, precious components, many which are thrashing around at great speed. To lubricate and protect the moving
How to restore car headlight covers

How to restore car headlight covers


Most modern headlights have a polycarbonate plastic cover rather than glass to protect the delicate bulbs and lenses inside
How to change a car battery

Haynes How-To: change a car battery


All cars have batteries. The ones in petrol and diesel cars are used to run the 12V electrical system (lights, stereo, heating, etc.) and...
Top five best used executive sports saloons for £20,000

Top five best used sports saloons for £20,000


For decades, drivers who value discretion, comfort, power and exceptional roadholding have chosen a sports saloon....
Reader Letters: Hearse campers, VW emissions fix failures, EV battery swapping, dash cams, Shell V-Power costs and DVLA data

Reader Letters: VW failures and fun in a hearse


I was interested to read about Peter James’s 1967 hearse (“Me and My Motor”, August 13). When I was an accountancy student in the mid-1960s...
How to generate and store power for electric cars and home use

How to generate and store power for electric cars


Va-va-vroom — almost literally. There are a number of companies on a mission to turn every home into a mini power station that charges its own ba