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Andy Goodwin

Andy is one of Carbuyer's content editors, with a decade of experience helping consumers find their perfect car. He has an MA in automotive journalism and has tested hundreds of vehicles, from Fords to Ferraris, all over Europe. He's happiest behind the wheel of a hot hatch on one of his favourite roads in the Peak District or packing an estate for a road trip to the mountains. He joined the Carbuyer team in 2017.

What is a self-charging hybrid?
What is a self-charging hybrid?
Tips and advice

What is a self-charging hybrid?

All you need to know about self-charging hybrids, how they work and the benefits and drawbacks
25 Oct 2021
Kia Niro SUV review
Kia Niro SUV
Kia Niro

Kia Niro SUV review

"The Kia Niro is a hybrid SUV that’s not quite as frugal as the Toyota Prius, but is practical, easy to drive and highly affordable"
19 Oct 2021
Kia Niro owner reviews
Kia Niro SUV
Kia Niro

Kia Niro owner reviews

"The Kia Niro is a hybrid SUV that’s not quite as frugal as the Toyota Prius, but is practical, easy to drive and highly affordable"
19 Oct 2021
Skoda Kodiaq SUV review
2021 Skoda Kodiaq SUV
Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda Kodiaq SUV review

“The Skoda Kodiaq offers seven seats, excellent value for money and a decent driving experience”
18 Oct 2021
Skoda Kodiaq owner reviews
2021 Skoda Kodiaq SUV
Skoda Kodiaq

Skoda Kodiaq owner reviews

“The Skoda Kodiaq offers seven seats, excellent value for money and a decent driving experience”
18 Oct 2021
Renault Captur owner reviews
Best Small Family Car: Renault Captur
Renault Captur

Renault Captur owner reviews

“The Renault Captur is one of the crossovers to beat, thanks to low running costs and plenty of style”
8 Oct 2021
Renault Captur SUV review
Best Small Family Car: Renault Captur
Renault Captur

Renault Captur SUV review

“The Renault Captur is one of the crossovers to beat, thanks to low running costs and plenty of style”
8 Oct 2021
Renault Clio hatchback review
Best small car: Renault Clio
Renault Clio

Renault Clio hatchback review

"The Renault Clio is great value because of the impressive comfort, technology and interior quality"
7 Oct 2021
Renault Clio owner reviews
Best small car: Renault Clio
Renault Clio

Renault Clio owner reviews

"The Renault Clio is great value because of the impressive comfort, technology and interior quality"
7 Oct 2021
Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2022 - the winners
Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2022 - the winners
Awards

Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2022 - the winners

A full list of all the winners from the Carbuyer Best Car Awards 2022
6 Oct 2021
Volkswagen T-Roc SUV review
Gold VW T-Roc driving
Volkswagen T-Roc

Volkswagen T-Roc SUV review

"The Volkswagen T-Roc looks good, drives well and offers plenty of space, but it's pricey and some rivals have a nicer interior"
4 Oct 2021
Volvo XC60 SUV review - gallery
Volvo XC60 SUV front 3/4 tracking
Volvo XC60 SUV

Volvo XC60 SUV review - gallery

Pictures of the Volvo XC60 SUV
1 Oct 2021
New Mazda CX-5 pricing and specifications for the 2022 car confirmed
2022 Mazda CX-5 GT Sport in red
Mazda CX-5

New Mazda CX-5 pricing and specifications for the 2022 car confirmed

Mazda’s rival to the Ford Kuga gets a facelift, with prices starting from £27,845
1 Oct 2021
Dacia Sandero hatchback review
2021 Dacia Sandero hatchback - front 3/4
Dacia Sandero

Dacia Sandero hatchback review

"The Dacia Sandero is a practical and clever supermini that may beg the question, why spend more?"
1 Oct 2021
Skoda Octavia vRS Estate review
Skoda Octavia vRS Estate front tracking
Skoda Octavia vRS estate

Skoda Octavia vRS Estate review

“The Skoda Octavia vRS Estate offers great performance, technology, space and choice”
30 Sep 2021
Mazda MX-30 SUV review
Mazda MX-30 SUV
Mazda MX-30

Mazda MX-30 SUV review

"The Mazda MX-30 is a stylish electric SUV that's fun to drive and affordable"
30 Sep 2021
Interest in electric cars surges during fuel shortage
tesla model 3
Electric cars

Interest in electric cars surges during fuel shortage

Online interest in electric cars has increased as panic-buying affects owners of petrol and diesel vehicles
28 Sep 2021
What is a V5C? Here’s everything you need to know about the log book
V5C close up
Tips and advice

What is a V5C? Here’s everything you need to know about the log book

The V5C is an important piece of documentation about your car. Our guide explains what it is and when you might need it
27 Sep 2021
PCP deals explained – what is PCP finance?
Car dealer and customer talking
Car finance

PCP deals explained – what is PCP finance?

PCP finance deals are a popular way of getting into a new car. How does it work?
8 Sep 2021
Kia Sportage SUV review
Kia Sportage SUV front 3/4 tracking
Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage SUV review

“The latest Kia Sportage has a high-quality interior and impressive versatility, while a seven-year warranty adds to its list of selling points”
6 Sep 2021
Kia Sportage owner reviews
Kia Sportage SUV front 3/4 tracking
Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage owner reviews

“The latest Kia Sportage has a high-quality interior and impressive versatility, while a seven-year warranty adds to its list of selling points”
6 Sep 2021
2022 Renault Megane E-TECH Electric: full details announced
2022 Renault Megane E-TECH Electric
Renault Megane

2022 Renault Megane E-TECH Electric: full details announced

Renault’s new electric crossover has up to 215bhp and a maximum range of 292 miles
6 Sep 2021
Volkswagen Tiguan owner reviews
Volkswagen Tiguan SUV steering wheel
Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan owner reviews

“The Volkswagen Tiguan is a premium alternative to models like the Nissan Qashqai, with plenty of space and impressive technology and engines”
3 Sep 2021
Volkswagen Tiguan SUV review
Volkswagen Tiguan SUV steering wheel
Volkswagen Tiguan

Volkswagen Tiguan SUV review

“The Volkswagen Tiguan is a premium alternative to models like the Nissan Qashqai, with plenty of space and impressive technology and engines”
3 Sep 2021
Peugeot 208 hatchback review
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Peugeot 208

Peugeot 208 hatchback review

"The Peugeot 208 hatchback is a modern, stylish supermini with a future-proof engine range but it's a shame it's not more fun to drive"
31 Aug 2021
Peugeot 208 owner reviews
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Peugeot 208

Peugeot 208 owner reviews

"The Peugeot 208 hatchback is a modern, stylish supermini with a future-proof engine range but it's a shame it's not more fun to drive"
31 Aug 2021
What is cruise control and adaptive cruise control?
Cruise control stalk
Tips and advice

What is cruise control and adaptive cruise control?

In this guide, we explain cruise control, speed limiters and ‘adaptive’ cruise control and how they function
31 Aug 2021
Parking lights: how do they work and what are they for?
traffic
Tips and advice

Parking lights: how do they work and what are they for?

Parking lights are different from sidelights, which are legally required. Here’s everything you need to know about them
27 Aug 2021
Skoda Karoq SUV review
Skoda Karoq SUV front 3/4 tracking
Skoda Karoq

Skoda Karoq SUV review

“The Skoda Karoq is a fantastic all-round family SUV with lots of useful features”
26 Aug 2021
Skoda Karoq owner reviews
Skoda Karoq SUV front 3/4 tracking
Skoda Karoq

Skoda Karoq owner reviews

“The Skoda Karoq is a fantastic all-round family SUV with lots of useful features”
26 Aug 2021
Fiat 500 hatchback review
Fiat 500
Fiat 500

Fiat 500 hatchback review

"The Fiat 500 has an unashamedly retro style, but fairly economical engines, making it a strong city-car performer"
25 Aug 2021
Fiat 500 owner reviews
Fiat 500
Fiat 500

Fiat 500 owner reviews

"The Fiat 500 has an unashamedly retro style, but fairly economical engines, making it a strong city-car performer"
25 Aug 2021
Main dealer car servicing – a complete guide
Main dealer car servicing
Car ownership

Main dealer car servicing – a complete guide

Have questions about main dealer car servicing? We explain what it is and why it’s important for your car
19 Aug 2021
Honda Civic owner reviews
Honda Civic hatchback
Honda Civic

Honda Civic owner reviews

“The latest Honda Civic is a real departure, with unique styling in the family hatchback class and lots of desirable talents”
18 Aug 2021
Honda Civic hatchback review
Honda Civic hatchback
Honda Civic

Honda Civic hatchback review

“The latest Honda Civic is a real departure, with unique styling in the family hatchback class and lots of desirable talents”
18 Aug 2021
What is ESP on a car?
What is ESP?
Car ownership

What is ESP on a car?

Electronic Stability Programme (ESP) is a life-saving piece of technology. We explain what it is and how it works.
18 Aug 2021