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Jack Evans drives Range Rover’s latest hi-tech, cutting edge luxury sport utility vehicle – the Velar.

When you’re reinventing Britain’s best-seller, you can’t afford to make any mistakes. Motoring editor Andy Russell checks out if the latest, all-new Ford supermini has that much-loved ‘Fiesta-ness’.

With the supermini sector hotting up with a host of new models, SEAT’s all-new, fifth-generation Ibiza’s sunny disposition shines through, says motoring editor Andy Russell.

Nissan’s facelifted X-Trail has landed in the UK. Ryan Hirons heads to Snowdonia to find out what it’s like.

Skoda’s Citigo is a little car that makes a big impression with motoring editor Andy Russell – an appealing package that puts your motoring needs into perspective.

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Yesterday, 11:06

A 29-year-old woman was killed in a car crash on a country road near Hitchin on Thursday, police have today confirmed – and officers are appealing for witnesses.

Quick Tips & Advice

Euro Car Parts, official battery supplier to the RAC, has reported a 100 per cent year-on-year increase in sales of the absorbent glass mat (AGM) and enhanced flooded battery (EFB) types for cars with start-stop systems.

Keeping your car in tip-top condition is essential to ensure it’s reliable and holds its value.

Press the key fob to lock the car and that’s it, job done; the car is safe and secure. This is what many of us think, but thieves are always on the lookout for cars to steal, so here is how to make sure your pride and joy is not the criminals’ next target.

Is your car’s speedometer telling the truth? Nobody wants to end up with a speeding ticket when we think we’ve been travelling at the legal limit, so it’s important that the speed you see is accurate.

The complex electronics in modern cars mean that you can’t simply jump-start them without a second thought. Here’s what you need to know.

Buying a used car doesn’t need to be a gamble, particularly if you do your research and make some simple checks.

You wouldn’t keep food in the fridge past its use-by date, so what about the safety kit and essential components of your car?

The temperature is plunging below freezing overnight and barely scraping above it during the day. Time, if history repeats itself, for everyone to panic and start crashing into things.