What are ‘mild hybrid’, ‘full hybrid’, ‘plug-in hybrid’ and ‘pure-electric’ cars?


Have you been wondering what an electrified car is, or are confused about terms such as mild hybrid, full hybrid and plug-in hybrid car?
BMW i4

Car makers' electric vehicle plans (updated)


Fancy going all-electric with your next new car? Here are all of the current and upcoming pure-electric models you'll be able to buy.
Can I still get driving lessons in lockdown?

Can I still get driving lessons in lockdown?


With lockdown 3 now in full swing, learner drivers are wondering if they can still get driving lessons or take their driving test.

Coronavirus: Can I buy a car during lockdown?


With England's roadmap out of lockdown now official, people are once again turning their thoughts to driving, and buying cars.
Repair alloy wheel damage

As good as new: how to repair alloy wheel damage


HIGH KERBS, careless driving, cavernous potholes… these and countless other perils are the enemies of alloy wheels, often the most attractive...

What is AdBlue and does your car need it?


Governments and the car industry work toward increasingly stringent emissions regulations.
The five best winter tyres

Five of the best winter tyres for 2021


With snow falling, some drivers across the country are once again questioning whether or not this is the year to invest in winter tyres.
Disklok Steering Wheel Lock

Five of the best steering wheel locks


Car makers and tech experts are constantly inventing ingenious new security features for cars, but sometimes the old-fashioned ways are best.
How to change a car battery

Haynes How-To: change a car battery


All cars have batteries. The ones in petrol and diesel cars are used to run the 12V electrical system (lights, stereo, heating, etc.) and...
best-ice-scrapers

The seven best ice scrapers to buy in 2021


One of the downsides of the winter months is the added task of scraping ice off your windscreen before you can go anywhere.
What to do if your car is due an MOT during the coronavirus lockdown

Coronavirus: Can I still get my car MOT'd?


Travel is now only permitted in certain circumstances due to the lockdown, but some people will be due to get an MOT over the next few weeks.
Car Clinic: I've lost my locking wheel nut key — how can I change a flat tyre?

I've lost my locking wheel nut key


"The key to my locking wheel nut is missing; now I have a flat tyre and cannot change it. Any ideas?"
How to avoid stress and keep calm in a driving test

Top 10 ways to combat driving test nerves


Driving tests are suspended at the moment but under normal circumstances, around 6,000 people take one each day. It's a nervy time.