cars

Loyal drivers pay over the odds for insurance despite price cuts

Tuesday, 17 July 2018 | News

Almost two-thirds of loyal motorists who stick with the same insurer are not benefiting from recent cuts in the cost of insurance, new research has revealed.

Pothole breakdowns at three-year high

Monday, 16 July 2018 | News

Councils are losing the battle against potholes, as the RAC reveals pothole-related breakdowns have reached a three-year high.

Funny money: Doctors more likely to hit your car than other professions

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 | News

Motorists may be surprised to hear that GPs are the most accident-prone drivers in the UK.

Little relief at the pumps for motorists

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 | News

Motorists were provided with little welcome relief at the pumps in June after suffering the worst monthly petrol price rise in 18 years in May.

What’s the best way for me to get out of my car hire purchase agreement?

Tuesday, 26 June 2018 | Question and Answer

Paying off the full £25,000 of finance, owning the car outright and trading it in for a cheaper model is the option I would recommend.

Warning over hidden cost of car servicing

Monday, 16 November 2015 | News

One-in-eight drivers (12%) have been charged more than quoted by garages for MOTs, services or repairs, according to a new survey. Just 3% of drivers say their final bill was lower than their initial quote.

Government cash boost to fix potholes

Friday, 20 June 2014 | News

Millions of potholes in England will be fixed after the government announced a funding boost for English councils.

Can a garage really offer cheaper loans than a bank?

Friday, 27 September 2013 | Blog | By Rachel Lacey

When I bought my iPhone, I didn't buy insurance from O2 and whenever I've bought new appliances I've never succumbed to the hard sell and bought an extended warranty.

Top 20 false economies

Friday, 12 December 2014 | News

Paying just the minimum amount on your credit card bill each month has topped a list of false economies, according to a survey by Gocompare.com.

Can I claim back on work-related mileage?

Tuesday, 16 April 2013 | Question and Answer

Yes. HMRC mileage expenses are relevant if you use your own car for work and pay for all costs, including fuel.