Author: Corley

Revealed: Top UK Christmas markets for EV drivers

The best Christmas markets for electric vehicle drivers have been revealed in a new study conducted by Peugeot UK. Birmingham’s Frankfurt Christmas Market was found to be the most accessible, offering the best balance of charging options, according to the research. Using Time Out’s list of best Christmas markets in […]

Top 10 most expensive car parts to replace

New research has revealed the most expensive car parts to replace in 2023, with the engine – the heart of a car – topping the chart. Electronic car part remanufacturer, Actronics Ltd, conducted the study of the average cost of replacing new car parts for the top five most frequently […]

Audi Q4 e-tron review

We get behind the wheel of the Q4 e-tron – Audi’s entry-level, all-electric car… Launched in 2021, the Audi Q4 e-tron battles it out in the hugely competitive mid-sized SUV sector. Its many rivals include the Tesla Model Y, Kia EV6, BMW iX1, Mercedes-Benz EQB, Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar […]

Prototype hydrogen Toyota Hilux pick-up revealed

  Toyota has reached another milestone in its progress towards zero carbon with the unveiling of a prototype hydrogen fuel cell Hilux. Built at Toyota Manufacturing UK’s Burnaston car plant in Derby, it has been developed in a joint project with consortium partners, supported by UK Government funding (via the […]

Smart #1 review

We get up to speed with the first of a new generation of Smart cars – the awkwardly-titled #1… The Smart #1 compact SUV is the first fruit of a new joint venture between Mercedes-Benz and Chinese giant Geely, which also owns Volvo, Polestar and Lotus. Sharing a platform with […]

73 plate countdown: 12 new car buying tips

With the imminent arrival of the new 73 registration” plate on September 1, The Motor Ombudsman is offering consumers a series of handy tips when buying a new car The 12 key points include the importance of doing research, budgeting for longer term affordability, and reading documentation carefully prior to […]