7 tips for improving fuel economy amid record high petrol prices


With fuel prices hitting record highs thanks to geopolitical strife, many motorists will be looking for ways to improve fuel economy.
Drive to reopen car dealerships

Car leasing explained


Car leasing is one way to get behind the wheel of a new car without having to fork out the full amount up front to buy the car outright.
Checking your engine's oil

How to choose the right oil


Car engines produce a great deal of heat and friction and it’s oil that keeps all the internal parts moving smoothly.
Ford introduces key fob with "sleep mode" that prevents keyless car thefts

Key fob signal blocking explained


Some of the recent surge in car thefts has been attributed to the rise of keyless entry. Here's how to reduce the chances of it happening.
Why is my car covered in Saharan sand?

Why is my car covered in dusty deposits?


The warmest Easter Monday on record brought not only temperatures reaching 25C (77F) but also mysterious deposits of dust that covered cars.
Toyota iQ tops list of best cars for students

Toyota iQ tops list of best cars for students


The Toyota iQ has been identified as the best car for students based on low running costs, ease of use and reliability.
Can you drive with a flat tyre?

Can you drive with a flat tyre?


Tyres are vital to the safety of your car. As the only part of the vehicle that touches the road, any defects or excessive wear can lead to...
Guide to the new MOT test changes, including tougher diesel emissions limits

Guide to the new MoT rule changes


A new MOT test that comes into force in England, Scotland and Wales this Sunday, May 20, 2018. Here's what you need to know.
How do average speed cameras work, and does changing lane help avoid speeding fines?

How do average speed cameras work?


You may not like them, but average speed cameras save lives, according to research. Here's what you need to know about SPECS systems.
What should you do if you record a car crash on your dash cam?

What should you do if you video a car crash?


If you capture on video a minor accident between two cars, are you required to hand over the footage to the police or the drivers involved?

12 things drivers should not leave in a hot car


When it’s just 22°C outside, it can reach 47°C inside a car within 60 minutes. These are the things you should leave inside.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax shock


Buying a car is confusing for most at the best of times but with new car tax rules being brought in on April 1 this year, buyers are advised...
The Fixer: Land Rover drivers share their experience of poor reliability and customer care

Land Rover drivers report on their faulty cars


For a luxury car that comes loaded with toys and carries a price tag to match, Range Rovers are leaving some customers disappointed.