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Number of untaxed drivers risking £1,000 fine leaps since end of paper discs – how to check you’re not breaking the law

Number of untaxed drivers risking £1,000 fine leaps since end of paper discs – how to check you’re not breaking the law

The number of drivers caught without car tax has increased dramatically since paper discs were abolished more than five years ago, new figures have revealed. According to official figures, the DVLA took around 1.2 million enforcement actions against motorists last year – up from 623,000 in 2014. The figures, obtained by motoring association MotorEasy, include […]

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Mitsubishi offers Outlander PHEV buyers 10,000 miles of free electric motoring

Mitsubishi offers Outlander PHEV buyers 10,000 miles of free electric motoring

Mitsubishi has announced a deal for buyers of a new Outlander PHEV which will bag them 10,000 miles’ worth of free electricity. The deal is part of a partnership with electricity supplier OVO Energy and is available to retail and business customers who order and register one of the plug-in hybrid SUVs before March 31. […]

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22 of the biggest electric cars going on sale in 2020, from the BMW iX3 to the Volkswagen ID3

22 of the biggest electric cars going on sale in 2020, from the BMW iX3 to the Volkswagen ID3

We round up the most important EVs coming to market next year

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Ban on petrol and diesel cars to be brought forward to 2035 and to include hybrids

Ban on petrol and diesel cars to be brought forward to 2035 and to include hybrids

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said the Government will consult on accelerating the ban from 2040 to 2035 in a bid to cut the UK’s emissions, with the possibility of it coming even earlier “if feasible”. He also revealed that under the new proposals the ban will be extended to include petrol-electric and diesel-electric hybrids, […]

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Nissan denies existence of Brexit ‘contingency plan’ that could see it pull out of Europe and expand in UK

Nissan denies existence of Brexit ‘contingency plan’ that could see it pull out of Europe and expand in UK

The carmaker said it had modelled for ‘every possible ramification of Brexit’

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Speeders get 60-second grace period on smart motorways

Speeders get 60-second grace period on smart motorways

Drivers are given a one-minute ‘grace period’ when variable speed limits change on smart motorways, according to new research. A Freedom of Information request by Auto Express revealed that speed cameras do not immediately activate when a speed limit is reduced but allow a 60-second gap for approaching drivers to respond. Drivers on smart motorways […]

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Dramatic footage shows police deliberately crash into car heading wrong way up motorway

Dramatic footage shows police deliberately crash into car heading wrong way up motorway

Police have released dramatic footage showing their officers deliberately crashing into a speeding car in order to stop it driving the wrong way up a motorway. The in-car film shows officers making a split-second decision to ram the car and bring it to a halt as it tried to turn the wrong way onto the […]

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Driving in Europe after Brexit: how leaving the EU will affect UK driving licence holders

Driving in Europe after Brexit: how leaving the EU will affect UK driving licence holders

The new rules you’ll need to follow after the UK leaves the EU

Car Insurance
The cars most and least likely to pass their first MOT

The cars most and least likely to pass their first MOT

DVSA data reveals a quarter of some models fail roadworthiness test after just three years

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2020 Seat Leon – all-new hatchback is a high-tech hybrid

2020 Seat Leon – all-new hatchback is a high-tech hybrid

Spanish firm reveals new rival to the Ford Focus and VW Golf

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