Tesla owners facing extended wait for repairs


Owners of Tesla premium electric cars have complained of lengthy waits for bodywork repairs and replacement parts — Driving looks into the issue.
Potholes cost British drivers £1.7bn a year in repairs

Potholes cost British drivers £1.7bn a year


British drivers spend a staggering £1.7bn a year repairing damage to their vehicles caused by potholes, according to new figures.
Most common faults for UK's most popular cars revealed by WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Most common faults for UK's most popular cars


Premium car brands have a reputation for frequent failures but new data exposing the chronic faults seen by UK garages suggests it’s...
Recalled cars could be banned from the road if not repaired

Recalled cars banned from the road if not repaired


Cars subjected to safety recalls could be effectively banned from the road under plans outlined after the Vauxhall Zafira fire scandal. The Depar
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...

How to repair scratches and scuffs


After one of our own cars was involved in a low-speed scrape, Driving got in touch with ChipsAway to witness the specialist repair process...
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Letters of the week, June 28


This week: more rip-off car repairs, a diplomatic incident and DVLA cherished numbers.
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Letters of the week, June 21


This week: The Spanish embassy gets in touch, Driving Licence disparity, repair rip-offs and the issue that won't go away... diesel fumes.
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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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My new car needs a faulty oxygen sensor replaced. How...


Q. My 2009 1.3-litre Toyota Yaris, bought new, has done only 20,000 miles but recently needed a faulty oxygen sensor replaced. My dealer charged me...
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News: Tesco takes action after contaminated diesel...


TESCO IS digging up one of its fuel stations after 100 drivers filled their cars with contaminated diesel that caused damage worth up to £500,000.
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Car clinic: Does a scratch on the alloy mean the whole...


Q. I’ve slightly scraped the front-left alloy wheel on my Volkswagen Golf GTI. Do I need to have the whole wheel refurbished? And, if so, how long...
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News: One failed car repair enough to demand money...


Car buyers will be able to change their mind up to 14 days after placing an online order for a vehicle under new rules designed to protect consumers...