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Should you pay to park at the pub?

English pub exterior

Some pubs have started installing pay-and-display machines to stop shoppers and even parents on the school run using their car parks. But is this fair?

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Why your boss was probably a middle-seat child

Kids sitting in the back of the car
Recent research shows that children who sit in the middle seat of the car are more likely to grow up to be successful in later life.  Read More…

Car review: Mercedes-Benz C 220 BlueTEC SPORT ESTATE

Mercedes Benz C-CLass

Outstanding comfort and performance are the hallmarks of this new estate, says reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay. And the price is lower than you’d expect.

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Car review: Rolls-Royce Wraith

Rolls Royce Wraith

You might need a second mortgage to afford one, but the new Wraith from Rolls-Royce is simply out of this world, writes motor reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Britain’s top 10 most reliable cars

Honda Jazz

Honda’s Jazz is the UK’s most reliable car, according to new research, with fellow Japanese models dominating a list of the most trustworthy vehicles.

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General Election 2015: What’s in it for motorists?

Heavy traffic moving at speed on motorway

Drivers contribute taxes worth billions of pounds a year to Treasury coffers. So why do the main parties appear to be so complacent about winning their votes?

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Retro car colours: Is brown the new black?

Austin Allegro

Thought beige, brown, gold and yellow cars were confined to the 1970s? Think again. Retro colours are making a comeback, writes motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: SEAT Leon Cupra

SEAT Leon Cupra teaser

It’s not the cheapest hot-hatch, but the SEAT Leon Cupra packs plenty of punch and five-star safety, writes motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: Jeep Cherokee Trailhawk

Jeep Cherokee

The Jeep Cherokee’s off-road capability was put to the test in the deserts of Morocco by motoring journalist Tim Barnes-Clay. Did the 4X4 live up to the challenge?

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Drivers face £1 million-a-month bill for pothole repairs

A pothole and a car

Poor maintenance of our road network is costing Brits around £1 million a month in repair bills. What more can be done?

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