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Latest car tests: should you ditch petrol for electric, or go for a cheaper hybrid?

Latest car tests: should you ditch petrol for electric, or go for a cheaper hybrid?

We test the all-new Vauxhall Mokka-e electric car, updated Kia Stonic and Audi Q2 small SUVs, BMW 4 Series Coupé and more.

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The latest family cars tested: is plug-in hybrid the fuel type of choice?

The latest family cars tested: is plug-in hybrid the fuel type of choice?

Our latest batch of tests include cars from Vauxhall, Volvo, Volkswagen and Citroen. purporting to offer the best of petrol and electric propulsion. Find out what we made of these PHEVs and conventional family cars in the form of the new Volkswagen Golf Estate and updated Hyundai i30 hatchback.

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Crash tests: how safe are the latest electric, petrol and diesel cars?

Crash tests: how safe are the latest electric, petrol and diesel cars?

‘The future can be green and safe’. That’s the verdict of car safety body Euro NCAP, following its tests of some of the latest electric cars.  The Mercedes-Benz EQA all-electric...

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Third Vauxhall Zafira recall affects around 235,000 cars

Third Vauxhall Zafira recall affects around 235,000 cars

Zafira B owners have been warned that their vehicles could catch fire without warning - find out if your car is at risk

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Urgent Vauxhall recall affects more than 40,000 Zafira cars in the UK

Urgent Vauxhall recall affects more than 40,000 Zafira cars in the UK

Vauxhall is recalling 47,000 Zafira cars over fears that they could catch fire without warning.

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Hydrogen fuel-cell car put through crash safety tests for first time

Hydrogen fuel-cell car put through crash safety tests for first time

The hydrogen Hyundai Nexo and the latest Mercedes A-Class are among the raft of cars to achieve a full five stars for safety. Car safety organisation Euro NCAP has released...

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Car brands most likely to be stolen

Car brands most likely to be stolen

The West Midlands police force and its Police and Crime Commissioner are calling for car manufacturers to do more about security, after the number of car thefts in the West...

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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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Has Which? uncovered the best new family car?

Has Which? uncovered the best new family car?

It’s the battle of the family cars – popular stalwarts the Honda Jazz and Volkswagen Golf going head-to-head, with the Honda Civic and Vauxhall Astra snapping at their heels. Plus...

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Top 5 safest cars you can buy in 2018

Top 5 safest cars you can buy in 2018

Cars today are safer than ever before, especially since features such as electronic stability control have become mandatory for any new model sold within the UK. And with buyers expecting...

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