How to repair scratches and scuffs to car paintwork


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...
Sunday Times Driving letters June 28, 2015

Letters of the week, June 28


This week: more rip-off car repairs, a diplomatic incident and DVLA cherished numbers.
Sunday Times Driving letters June 21, 2015

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.
Sunday Times Driving letters, June 7 2015.

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.
Car Clinic: Oxygen sensor repair

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...
Tesco digs up fuel station to find source of contaminated diesel

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.
Car C;inic: Wheel replacement

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...
Breakdown resized

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...

My £3,000 repair bill for a scraped bumper


The cost of crash repairs can vary hugely between garages, as one Sunday Times reader found out. But there are experts that can tell you whether you...
Repair alloy wheel damage

As good as new: how to repair alloy wheel damage


HIGH KERBS, careless driving, cavernous potholes… these and countless other perils are the enemies of alloy wheels, often the most attractive...