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Car review: Chrysler 300C saloon

Chrysler 300c exterior

It's big, American and over here. But can Chrysler's 300C saloon rival Germany's Audi A6 and BMW 5 Series? Car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay put it to the test.

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Petrol price rises force drivers off the roads

Filling up on fuel

Are you are more likely to stay at home when the price of petrol rises? If so, you are not alone.

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39% of Brits have fond first-car memories

Classic bubble-shaped Nissan Micra

Britain really is a nation of car lovers, with almost four out of 10 – 39 per cent – of motorists admitting an emotional attachment to their first motor.

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Millions of motorists mislead their insurer

Liar with long Pinocchio nose

Up to 2.4 million drivers in the UK have given incorrect information either on purpose or inadvertently to their car insurer, according to new research.

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Car review: Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback

SEAT Leon exterior

Look past the plasticky interior and the Chevrolet Cruze Hatchback is one of the best value five-door family hatchbacks on the road, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Drivers warned of new 'flash for cash' scam

Car headlight

Motorists are being warned of a new scam, dubbed 'flash for cash', in which criminals stage crashes in order to make fraudulent insurance claims.

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Car review: 2013 SEAT Leon FR hatchback

SEAT Leon exterior

If you're in the market for a roomy, five-door, economical family hatchback then you could do worse than the 2013 SEAT Leon FR, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Avoid these common insurance rip-offs

Model car in a mousetrap

There has been a sharp increase in complaints about the likes of home and car insurance over the past few years. Here's how to avoid falling foul of some of the more common traps.

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Why car maintenance is crucial to insurers

A back-end shunt

If you drive an old or damaged car, prepare to be disappointed if you need to claim on your insurance following a collision.

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The six coolest cars under £2,000

Ford Focus

Forced to scour the small ads for a new car rather than heading for the showrooms? Motoring journalist Rob Griffin finds out what’s available for £2,000 or less.

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