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Car tax increases – how are you affected?

Car tax rates have increased as of 1 April 2019. Owners will likely see a small increase, but those buying a new, highly polluting car, will need to pay £65 more in the first year.

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How will the ULEZ ultra-low emission zone affect car owners?

The ULEZ (ultra-low emission zone) comes into force in London as of 8 April, and will operate 24 hours a day, every day of the year. New rules also mean...

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Jaguar and Land Rover cars recalled for excessive CO2 emissions

Jaguar Land Rover is recalling over 44,000 cars made between 2016 and 2019 for producing excessive carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

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New car emission tests uncover some big polluters

New organisation Green NCAP has launched today – it’s a European consortium that publishes independent emissions and fuel efficiency results. It’s released results for 12 cars and the biggest polluter...

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Luxury cars and SUVs are the least reliable

When you’re buying a new car,  you might think that a higher price guarantees reliability – but nothing could be further from the truth.  According to the last Which? car...

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The safest cars tested in 2018

Safety organisation Euro NCAP has announced its three ‘best in class’ winners for 2018: the hydrogen-powered Hyundai Nexo (safest large SUV), the Mercedes-Benz A-Class (safest small family car and overall 2018 winner) and the hybrid Lexus ES (safest large family car).

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Two cars performed badly in the latest crash tests, including the new Jeep Wrangler

The latest Euro NCAP results are bad news for FCA, who own both Fiat and Jeep. While cars such as the BMW X5, Volvo V60 and Jaguar I-Pace all get top marks for safety, the aging Panda and brand new Jeep Wrangler hit rock bottom.

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I wasn’t told about my VW Polo’s potentially dangerous seat belt fault

Two owners of new Volkswagen Polos have told us they were not informed about their cars’ potentially lethal seat belt fault. This is despite the Volkswagen Group saying that anyone...

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What all car owners need to know about how VW handled a seat belt fault

Which? can exclusively reveal that Volkswagen Group presented a plastic cable tie as a permanent fix to a potentially lethal car seat belt fault, despite the cable tie not actually...

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Autumn Budget 2018: £28.8bn injection into UK roads, Fuel Duty frozen again

As predicted, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has not altered the amount of Fuel Duty. But rising fuel prices is still taking its toll on the consumer

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