Are UK car showrooms still open during Plan B Covid-19 restrictions?

New measures are being implemented in the UK to halt the spread of Covid-19, but what does that mean for car buyers and dealers?
Car salesman jailed for exposing himself to female colleague in showroom

Car salesman jailed for exposing himself

A former used car salesman has been sentenced to six months in prison and seven years on the sex offender register for exposing himself.

Coronavirus: Can I buy a car during lockdown?

With Britain's exit from lockdown now firmly underway, people are once again turning their thoughts to driving,
October car registrations at lowest for nine years

Car sales hit nine-year low but EVs rocket

Registrations of new cars declined by 1.6% last month compared to October 2019 due to the Welsh "firebreak" lockdown, according to the SMMT.

Tesla Model 3 goes on show in UK Tesla Stores

The Tesla Model 3 has made its first appearance in UK Tesla Store showrooms, ahead of the first customer car deliveries that are due in 2019.
The Fixer: My Audi Q5 had a safety recall, now I’m being charged to stop it happening again

Charged for repairs after Q5 recall

Although no car is immune to faults, owners of premium cars expect a certain level of quality and, should a problem arise, for it to be dealt...
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Letters of the week, June 14

This week: Motorway "bunching", coffin transporting, Google's driverless crashes, diesel fumes, road tax rants and franchised dealer costs.
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Can franchised dealerships justify charging high rates...

Q. My wife’s 2006 BMW 320d estate was serviced by a local BMW dealership, which also changed a rear lightbulb. The bulb cost £2.50 but the fitting...
How to buy a used car safely

How can you be sure to buy a used car safely?

At we want to make your search for the perfect used car as easy and enjoyable as possible. Follow our simple guidelines to stay out...
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What should I look out for on a test drive?

Finding a decent used car is as much about common sense as mechanical knowledge. Trust your instincts: does it ‒ or its seller ‒ seem dodgy?
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Dealer, supermarket or private: from whom should I...

There are almost as many places to buy cars as there are cars to buy. We highlight the most common and take you through their pros and cons.
How should I pay for my car?

How should I pay for my car?

Unsure which is the best way to pay for your dream used car? Driving explains the most sensible payment methods.