Car Buying Tips & Advice

Car recalls: Should I worry?

Manufacturer safety recalls can affect thousands of cars, but are they a cause for concern?

How cameras are making cars safer

From reversing cameras to night-vision systems, modern cars often come with a host of cameras to help keep you safe. We explain all.

A guide to ESC (electronic stability control)

Electronic stability control, or ESC, has been making driving safer for some years now. Read on to find out how it works.

Should your next car be four-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive or front-wheel drive?

Which wheels are powered by a car’s engine can seriously change the way it drives; our guide explains all.

Cruise control explained

Not sure how cruise control or its younger, more advanced brother ‘adaptive’ cruise control work? Our guide gives you the lowdown.

Car problems: your questions answered

Buying, owning and selling cars should be painless. When it isn't, we step in. Read our most recent cases here

Car warranty: what you need to know

Whether you’re buying new or used, a car warranty provides peace of mind; our guide tells you all you need to know.

Vauxhall OnStar: a guide for beginners

What is OnStar? Our guide to Vauxhall’s concierge service explains all.

How to buy or transfer a personalised number plate

Treasured, cherished or vanity – whatever they’re called, personalised number plates are big business. We explain all you need to know.

Your motoring legal questions answered

Should I stop for an unmarked police car? Can I use my fog lights all year round? This, and other legal questions answered for motorists.