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Government cuts short MOT exemption: is your car’s MOT due?

Government cuts short MOT exemption: is your car’s MOT due?

The UK has cut short its six month MOT check extension for drivers during the coronavirus pandemic. We round up the changes and latest UK rules on MOT checks.

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Is cheap car breakdown cover any good?

Is cheap car breakdown cover any good?

The AA and RAC are the best-known car breakdown providers, but their cover doesn’t come cheap. You can save a lot of money by opting for basic cover, or even...

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New Honda Jazz and hybrid rivals reviewed: is the hybrid takeover taking off?

New Honda Jazz and hybrid rivals reviewed: is the hybrid takeover taking off?

New hybrid cars are launching left, right and centre. Whether you want a large luxury SUV, such as the BMW X5 Plug-in Hybrid, or a nippy city car, such as...

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High numbers of used cars sold could contain previous owner’s personal data

High numbers of used cars sold could contain previous owner’s personal data

79% of owners did not take effective action to remove personal data from cars that they sold, such as their contact details, addresses and messages, a Which? survey reveals

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Six new electric cars to look forward to in 2020-21

Six new electric cars to look forward to in 2020-21

There is no doubt the events of the past few months have had considerable impact on the car industry. New car sales dropped off a cliff in April as showrooms...

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Revealed: the cars with the happiest owners

Revealed: the cars with the happiest owners

The latest Which? Car Survey has identified the new and used cars that are the most and least satisfying to own, as rated by their drivers over the past 12...

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DVLA gives seven-month extension on photocard driving licences

DVLA gives seven-month extension on photocard driving licences

Taking effect from today, if your photocard driving licence expired or is due to expire between 1 February and 31 August 2020 – don’t panic. You will be granted an automatic seven month extension.

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Can I drive during the coronavirus lockdown?

Can I drive during the coronavirus lockdown?

The rules on driving during lockdown differ depending on where you live in the UK, and are regularly updated. During the emergency period, the government originally said that you should...

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Car showrooms in England to reopen on 1 June; is now the right time to buy a new car?

Car showrooms in England to reopen on 1 June; is now the right time to buy a new car?

Monday 1 June will see lockdown restrictions relax enough for car dealership showrooms to re-open. But expect a car buying experience like never before. Plastic screens, one way routes and solo test drives are just part of a raft of measures that showrooms will be implementing to adhere to government advice when re-opening.

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Six mistakes to avoid when washing your car

Six mistakes to avoid when washing your car

The events of the past months have probably meant that keeping your car clean hasn’t been at the top of your agenda. But now that driving restrictions have been eased...

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