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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Looking for an elegant estate with loads of class and space? How about Vauxhall’s new Insignia Sports Tourer. Motoring editor Andy Russell was surprised too.

Worthy, but dull, to dynamic and desirable – motoring editor Andy Russell finds Nissan’s fifth-generation Micra has closed the gap on the supermini stars.

Renault is the latest car-maker to expand its SUV line-up to three models with the launch of the large Koleos. Motoring editor Andy Russell checks it out at the UK launch.

Gallery: First drive: Fiat 500L gets techy update

Thursday, August 10, 2017

The latest Fiat 500L sees minor styling updates and more technology introduced but what hasn’t changed is it family-focused practicality.

Vauxhall has moved its trusty Insignia range upmarket with the all-new hatchback version dubbed Grand Sport. Motoring editor Andy Russell finds out if it lives up the promise.

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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.