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61% fall in car tax dodgers

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The number of car tax dodgers has fallen by 61% in the past five years. We look at the cause of this drop - and drivers' inventive excuses for not paying.

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The best and worst Asian cars

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Asia has made a big contribution to our motoring heritage, and writer Rob Griffin rounds up the best and worst vehicles the continent has had to offer.

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Drivers' odd hard shoulder stops

  •  22 Jul, 2014
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Instances of illegal stopping on motorway hard shoulders include people picking flowers, renewing their insurance and even trying to sell their car.

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Car review: Mercedes-Benz GLA

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The Mercedes-Benz GLA is the automaker's answer to the Audi Q3 and BMW X1 SUV models. The chunky hatch is a classy family car, writes Tim-Barnes Clay.

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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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Car review: Volvo XC90 SUV

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Launched in 2002, Volvo's XC90 luxury seven-seat SUV remains desirable. That is no surprise given its all-round prowess, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Insurers act to end renewal rip-offs

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The UK's insurance companies say they are planning to give customers a clearer picture when it comes to renewing motor and home policies.

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7 very important facts about falling car insurance prices

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Here are a few very important facts about falling car insurance prices (and some nice graphs).

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Motorists save £99 as car insurance prices fall 14.6%

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The cost of car insurance has fallen by 14.6%, bringing the annual cost of comprehensive cover down to £579 – meaning an extra £99 in motorists' pockets.

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Five of the best estate cars ever made

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Combining good looks and performance with practicality, motoring journalist Rob Griffin picks five estate cars worth considering.

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