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How to pick the perfect first car for your 17-year-old

Kia Picanto

If your teenager is about to start learning to drive, chances are you’ll have to foot the bill for a first car. Tim Barnes-Clay looks at the best options.

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Car review: Lexus NX300h

Lexus NX300h

The latest Lexus puts the ‘sport’ in ‘sport utility vehicle’. Motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clays heralds the brand’s new direction as a success.

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Drivers face new crackdown on motorway speeding

Motorway traffic management

Motorway users around the country may no longer be cut any slack when it comes to the 70mph limit thanks to the roll-out of a new wave of speed cameras.

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Our guide to the safest cars on the market

Mother worried about her child's safety in car

Today’s cars are safer than ever, but there are still differences in the amount of protection on offer. Tim Barnes-Clay highlights four leading models.

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Top 10 cars to look out for in 2015

Ford Mustang

A multitude of new motors will start to steer on to our streets soon, so we’ve selected 10 of the most significant cars coming to market in 2015.

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Car insurance prices on the rise again

Model car on coin piles

The price of petrol might be falling, but motor premiums have increased once again. New figures show a second successive quarter of price rises.

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Should fuel prices be even lower?

Pumping fuel at petrol station

As pump prices fall, the proportion we give to the government in fuel taxes is rising. Campaigners are calling for a cut in duty – but is this realistic?

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The six best cars for adventurous families

Ford S Max

Want a family car that is both practical and exciting? Motoring journalist Rob Griffin picks out six of the best.

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Digital speed cameras blamed for increase in fines

Speed camera road sign

Digital speed cameras are cheaper to run and can be used 24/7. They are thought to be the main reason for a recent rise in the number of speeding fines.

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7 things you need to know about changing car insurance prices

London traffic - teaser

Here's the low down on the state of the UK's car insurance prices in seven simple facts.

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