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Tesla accused of remotely removing Autopilot from second-hand car

Tesla accused of remotely removing Autopilot from second-hand car

Tesla has been accused of removing £6,000 ($8,000) worth of driver aid functions from a car after it was sold on the second-hand market. The electric car maker remotely disabled two driver aid functions – Enhanced Autopilot and so-called Full Self Driving capability (FSD) – after the car had changed hands, despite advertising it as […]

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How to control your car if you skid: winter driving tips from experts to handle front and back wheel skids

How to control your car if you skid: winter driving tips from experts to handle front and back wheel skids

Advice on how to keep control in bad weather and what to do if you lose it

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How to drive in heavy rain and flooding: tips for driving in wet road conditions

How to drive in heavy rain and flooding: tips for driving in wet road conditions

Advice on coping with adverse conditions on the roads

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How to drive safely in a storm – expert advice on dealing with high winds

How to drive safely in a storm – expert advice on dealing with high winds

Tips on staying safe on the roads during bad weather

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Hydrogen cars: How the fuel cell works, where the UK’s filling stations are and how expensive they are to run

Hydrogen cars: How the fuel cell works, where the UK’s filling stations are and how expensive they are to run

The Government has announced that it is accelerating the ban on new petrol and diesel cars.  It now wants to outlaw the sale of fossil fuel cars by 2035 and has extended its plans to cover hybrid vehicles as well. As a result, a lot of attention has turned to battery electric vehicles (BEVs), which […]

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Vulnerable drivers targeted by social media car insurance scams

Vulnerable drivers targeted by social media car insurance scams

Young and vulnerable drivers are being defrauded by online scammers claiming to offer cheap car insurance on social media. Research has found that it takes as little as 10 seconds to find a so-called ghost broker fraudulently selling insurance online, prompting calls for drivers to be alert to the scam. Ghost brokers claim to be […]

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Drivers paying over the odds as fuel costs rise despite fall in oil prices

Drivers paying over the odds as fuel costs rise despite fall in oil prices

British drivers are still paying up to 7p per litre more for fuel than they should be, according to the RAC. Despite a significant fall in wholesale oil prices in January, prices at the pumps rose almost constantly throughout the month before a small last-minute cut by supermarkets. According to the RAC’s Fuel Watch, the […]

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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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