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Family car favourites: is it worth paying more?

Family car favourites: is it worth paying more?

Looking for the best car for your family? The latest cars we’ve driven give you plenty of options to choose from. There’s the cheap and cheerful Renault Clio, popular new...

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Daimler forced to recall Mercedes cars over diesel emissions

Daimler forced to recall Mercedes cars over diesel emissions

Daimler, parent brand of Mercedes Benz, has been ordered to recall 238,000 cars sold in Germany. The country’s motoring watchdog, the KBA, determined that it has used illegal software to...

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Cars too wide for narrow roads – we expose the worst offenders

Cars too wide for narrow roads – we expose the worst offenders

Many UK roads have width restrictions to prevent large vans and commercial vehicles from using them. But as cars are getting larger, we’ve discovered which models will struggle to navigate...

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Volkswagen and Seat recall thousands of cars over safety concerns

Volkswagen and Seat recall thousands of cars over safety concerns

More than 12,000 Volkswagen Polos sold in the UK since January 2018 are subject to a recall due to a seatbelt issue, the car maker has now confirmed. Seat, also...

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Potholes cost £1m a month in car repair bills – are you owed money?

Potholes cost £1m a month in car repair bills – are you owed money?

Total claims for pothole repair so far this year have reached ‘an eye-watering’ £4.2 million - Which? shares howto claim with the council and save money

Vauxhall under criminal investigation for Zafira car fires

Vauxhall under criminal investigation for Zafira car fires

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) says a criminal investigation into Vauxhall has been launched over a spate of fires that affected a number of Zafira B models. A 2017 report from the Transport Committee concluded that the car manufacturer was too slow in beginning its full investigation after first receiving a report of a Zafira catching fire in 2009. Official recalls did not begin until 2015, after 161 fires had been reported.

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Did BMW lie about fatal fault?

Did BMW lie about fatal fault?

UK vehicle safety body the DVSA has said that BMW did not initially tell it about a serious electrical fault – and then gave incorrect information. The fault was in...

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The 9 craziest car features – can you spot the fake?

The 9 craziest car features – can you spot the fake?

Extravagant car extras are nothing new. Even as far back as the 1930s, car manufacturers were offering built-in mini bars, fancy phonograms and rotatable front seats. But as the competitive...

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The most important cars of the Geneva Motor Show 2018

The most important cars of the Geneva Motor Show 2018

This week saw the opening of one of the most important events in the global motoring calendar: the Geneva Motor Show 2018. With no homegrown car industry to speak of,...

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Are you de-icing your car windscreen properly?

Are you de-icing your car windscreen properly?

You’re freezing cold, late for work, and now your car resembles an ice cube. There is nothing worse than waking up to a frozen windscreen on an icy winter’s day....

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