cars

Navigate your way to the best breakdown deal

Friday, 26 October 2018 | Article

No one likes waiting for hours in their broken-down car for a mechanic to turn up. Here, we reveal what questions you should ask to get the best deal – and whether to pay all year round

Why has my insurance gone up? The accident wasn’t my fault

Friday, 26 October 2018 | Article

Moneywise helps a reader with increased insurance premiums

Deal of the week: Get a free MOT with Halfords

Friday, 21 September 2018 | News

Buy anything from a Halfords store or online and get a free MOT.

Drive down car fuel costs and cut your carbon dioxide footprint

Tuesday, 11 September 2018 | Article

Moneywise’s top tips on how to cut your fuel consumption – it’s easier than you think.

The five surprising things your car insurance might cover - and three it probably won’t

Monday, 06 August 2018 | Blog | By Sarah Lewis

Drivers will almost certainly be familiar with the usual items car insurance covers – such as the cost of repairing or replacing parts after an accident or medical bills.

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.