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Can you tow with a hybrid or electric car?

Can you tow with a hybrid or electric car?

Hybrid cars, particularly the latest raft of plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models, are often up to the task of towing, but you’ll need to consider your needs carefully to find a...

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More stringent crash tests launched for 2020

More stringent crash tests launched for 2020

The toughest-ever car crash tests have been announced by safety organisation Euro NCAP, with cars to be crashed into a moving barrier for the first time and assessed for how...

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Cars with poor visibility exposed

Cars with poor visibility exposed

More than two dozen cars that we’ve tested – including the popular Nissan Micra and Renault Megane – offer drivers a limited view of the road around them. We’ve uncovered...

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Electric cars top UK bestsellers list for April 2020

Electric cars top UK bestsellers list for April 2020

Lockdown has affected all aspects of the UK’s economy, not least the car industry. A combination of physical restrictions and financial uncertainty has seen new car sales fall off a...

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Keyless car theft – why aren’t car manufacturers doing more?

Keyless car theft – why aren’t car manufacturers doing more?

We reveal the brands that are still not doing anything to stop criminals stealing their customers cars

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Latest hybrid and electric cars from BMW, Kia and Mercedes on test: is it time to go electric?

Latest hybrid and electric cars from BMW, Kia and Mercedes on test: is it time to go electric?

As electric and hybrid cars alike promise ever-increasing electric driving ranges, we take a look at how new electric cars such as the Kia E-Niro and Mini Electric compare to...

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Driving during the coronavirus lockdown: your questions answered

Driving during the coronavirus lockdown: your questions answered

Since the government’s COVID-19 lockdown was implemented on March 23, traffic on our roads has fallen to levels not seen in decades – meaning millions of cars languishing on the...

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We hacked a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Polo

We hacked a Ford Focus and a Volkswagen Polo

Our groundbreaking investigation has exposed serious flaws with popular ‘connected’ cars from Ford and Volkswagen that could put your security, privacy and even safety at risk.

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Coronavirus and car tax; must you tax your car while the UK is in lockdown?

Coronavirus and car tax; must you tax your car while the UK is in lockdown?

We reveal the best way to save money on car tax during the coronavirus pandemic and what to do if your MOT is due at the same time as your tax.

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Coronavirus: how to maintain your car during lockdown

Coronavirus: how to maintain your car during lockdown

Whether you want to keep your car roadworthy for essential journeys, or are concerned about the impact of not driving it at all for a while, we’ve teamed up with...

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