Having trouble with the new car jargon and technicalities? You’ve come to the right place.
ANCAP (the crash testing dudes) have lost the plot, and it's time we said 'enough' to their mentally retarded safety ratings nonsense. Because they used to make sense
Dealing with a new car dealer: So much fun. Like taking a toothpick to a knife fight in a phone box. Let’s deconstruct a classic rip-off that happened just last week
All automotive glass is a good rejector of UVB. Tempered glass typically rejects all UVB and about 20% of UVA - ie allows about 80% of UVA (more)…
Remember how badly cars from the '60s and '70s got eaten away by rust? This problem went away, quietly. Have you ever wondered why?
Would you go lunch with this man? Well, for the same reason, it's probably best if you don't ask a car dealer for advice
You’ve just crashed your car. You look around, and the airbags have not deployed. Should you sue the manufacturer? Let’s talk about that.
If you grew up before the web, a 1.5-litre engine might seem insufficient to drag an SUV all over town. Perception ain’t reality, though...
Here's what you need to know about the four most popular kinds of modern transmissions - including how you can most easily break them
Here's how to upgrade your car to advanced rear vision blindspot management - without spending a cent
If your car has just gone poopy in its trousers, prematurely, well before automotive dementia is supposed to set in … here’s what you do
If there's an easier way to void your factory warranty, I haven't found it - and yet an increasing number of people seem to think servicing is optional
Does premium fuel make your car go better? Is it worth running the 'good' stuff? Or are you really just pumping cash out the exhaust pipe?
Your warranty does not depend on genuine parts and authorised dealers. Aftermarket alternatives will save you cash without voiding your warranty
The all-important new-car test drive is part of every purchase decision: Don’t make these classic mistakes, if you know what's good for you.
If you are on the not-so merry-go-round of DPF near-death experiences, here’s everything you need to know to get you - and your vehicle - back on track
AdBlue reduces toxic diesel emissions. But can the carmaker compel you to use their own brand of AdBlue in your diesel car?
Do you really need SUV in your next new SUV? It's certainly going to pump up the cost - but will it add real benefit to your driving?
Does your car have a drinking problem with engine oil? Is the manufacturer brushing you off? Plenty of people complain about this. Here are the facts.
The definitive interview with traffic defence specialist lawyer Adam Ly (20yrs experience) - a legal first aid kit: Driving, the law & you.
You wouldn’t take a toothpick to a knife fight. So don’t set foot inside a car dealership without knowing these 20 surefire dealer-beating tips
The test drive is a vital part of upgrading your car. But most people test driving their next new car get it horribly wrong. Here’s how to get it right.
Let’s find out if a diesel car - or SUV - is right for you, especially if you’ve never owned a diesel before. This is, basically, diesel, for dummies.