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Chris Torney


Petrol vs diesel: Which is cheaper to run?

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Motorists face a tough choice between petrol and diesel models. We explain how to do your sums and find the car that is easiest on your wallet.

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Do you know your dipstick from your coolant?

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Millions of drivers don’t understand how to carry out basic but vital maintenance checks on their vehicles. This lack of knowledge could cost them dear.

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20% admit insurance application 'mistakes'

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Many people make mistakes or hide the truth when applying for insurance, according to new research. But these errors can prove expensive in the long-run.

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Five phrases to avoid when selling your car

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Researchers have identified the small-ad clichés most likely to put potential buyers off. We explain how to attract interest and clinch the best deal.

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Are overdrafts the worst way to borrow?

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Banking regulators say that charges on overdrafts have become too complicated – and they are also one of the most expensive forms of credit.

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Legal roadblocks lie ahead of driverless cars

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Britain will see its first trials of automatic cars in 2015, according to ministers. But there are still considerable obstacles to overcome, experts warn.

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Are you a law breaker at the wheel?

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A new report from the Highways Agency shows many drivers don’t know when they can use the hard shoulder. We look at other grey areas of motoring law.

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Six reasons you won't get a mortgage

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New lending rules means the banks have more excuses than ever to turn down home-loan customers. We explain how to avoid being caught out.

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Would you settle for vouchers from your home insurer?

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Insurance companies are increasingly likely to pay claims with high-street vouchers rather than cash. But is this fair?

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Car buyers set to benefit from rise in part-exchange values

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A lack of top-quality used cars means anyone with a good-condition vehicle to trade in may be able to bag a bargain. We explain how to take advantage.

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Chris Torney

Chris Torney

Chris is personal finance editor at the Daily Express. He's been a journalist for more than 10 years and contributes to a wide range of finance and business titles.Read more from Chris



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