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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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How coronavirus is impacting the car industry; what you need to know if you’re buying a car

How coronavirus is impacting the car industry; what you need to know if you’re buying a car

Many cars are still available to buy right now if you need one for essential travel, but some – though not all – manufacturers have warned of delays to delivery...

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Petrol stations could close due to coronavirus: we explain how to drive and refuel safely

Petrol stations could close due to coronavirus: we explain how to drive and refuel safely

Following warnings that some petrol stations may need to shut down due to a 70% drop in sales, here’s how to plan your journey and protect yourself and others if you need to refuel

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Coronavirus: drivers to get six-month MOT extension

Coronavirus: drivers to get six-month MOT extension

UPDATE: 29 June 2020: The Government has today announced that mandatory MOT testing will resume from 01 August. Drivers whose MOT is due prior to that date will still benefit...

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Car tax changes: most new car owners will pay more tax from April

Car tax changes: most new car owners will pay more tax from April

Car tax changes: buy a new car before April to (potentially) save yourself some money. Unless you’re buying an expensive electric car, in which case wait a few weeks to avoid spending an extra £1,600.

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Budget 2020: £27bn for new roads, Fuel Duty frozen for 10th year

Budget 2020: £27bn for new roads, Fuel Duty frozen for 10th year

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a £27bn investment in the UK’s road infrastructure between 2020 and 2025. The fund will be used to improve strategically important transport routes across the...

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Large cars from BMW, Tesla and Volvo on test: how much should you spend?

Large cars from BMW, Tesla and Volvo on test: how much should you spend?

With some big-brand large cars starting from less than £25,000, a spacious car doesn’t have to cost the earth. But given premium large cars can cost double this or more,...

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New cars emit more climate changing CO2 than old, according to Which? tests

New cars emit more climate changing CO2 than old, according to Which? tests

New cars that meet the latest emission standards actually produce more climate changing CO2 than the cars they replace, according to Which? tests

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