Recent articles by Chris Ebbs

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Tips & advice

Holiday car hire: scams, tips and how to get a cheap deal

30 Apr, 2019

Help make sure your holiday car rental booking is trouble free with our holiday hire car guide

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In-depth reviews

Mercedes CLA review

The Mercedes CLA is a sharp looking four-door variant of the A-Class, and rivals the Audi A3 Saloon

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Long-term tests

Long-term test review: Suzuki Swift

20 May, 2015

Second report: Fun-to-drive supermini comes with a welcome extra

Low emissions zone

More pressure on dirty diesels as courts get tough on pollution

7 May, 2015

Ultra Low Emission Zones could be introduced as Euro court wants UK to act on pollution levels

General Election

General election 2015 today! Who's on the side of motorists?

7 May, 2015

The 2015 general election is today, but how are politicians planning to fix our roads, cut motoring costs and help drivers?

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Worst car manufacturers revealed by over 61,000 car owners

29 Apr, 2015

Big sellers and premium brands are among the lowest-rated manufacturers in our Driver Power survey

Happy drivers, happy motorists, young drivers, learner

Motorists are happier than ever with their cars

28 Apr, 2015

Latest Driver Power results show that drivers are more impressed than ever with their cars

Third of European motorists have had parking prangs

UK drivers have fewer parking prangs than European neighbours

27 Apr, 2015

A third of European motorists have had parking accidents, while Italians are worst for car damage when parking


Concern that motorists don't understand smart motorways

14 Apr, 2015

Campaign group says that drivers are still unaware of what different motorway signs mean

Garage of the Year 2015

Vote for your Garage of the Year with jumbo-bg

10 Apr, 2015

jumbo-bg and Motor Codes team up to find best local and national workshop

Record month for new car registrations in March

Record month for new car registrations in March

8 Apr, 2015

Almost half a million cars registered to make March 2015 the best month this century

Toyota i-Road vs Sinclair C5

Toyota i-Road vs Sinclair C5 & the future of city cars

24 Mar, 2015

How do you create the perfect urban vehicle? We try a possible future star against a famous flop from the past

Budget 2016: what it means for motorists

Budget 2015: fuel duty freeze and £100m for driverless cars

18 Mar, 2015

George Osborne's 2015 Budget delivers more funding for driverless cars and a further freeze for fuel duty

Driver with second highest points doesn't have licence

Driver gets 40 points without ever holding a driving licence

12 Mar, 2015

UK motorist gains a total of 40 penalty points despite never having a full or provisional driving licence

No fine for drivers overstaying parking by 10 minutes

Council car parks to give 10-minute leeway before issuing parking tickets

6 Mar, 2015

Raft of car parking rule changes will also include a ban on CCTV camera cars

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New Kia Picanto makes debut at Geneva Motor Show

3 Mar, 2015

Host of exterior design changes for Kia Picanto, along with new kit and upgraded interior features

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Hot diesels on the way for SEAT, with new crossover set for 2016

3 Mar, 2015

SEAT boss reveals desire for fast diesel SUV, but there are question marks over Leon Cupra diesel

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Mazda CX-3 price and specification details from the Geneva Motor Show

3 Mar, 2015

Mazda reveals that CX-3 will start from £17,595 and will go on sale in the UK from June


Pininfarina shows production version of Ferrari Sergio model

3 Mar, 2015

Italian design company also promises "something astonishing" for Geneva 2016

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Kia Sportspace concept looks ahead to new model line-up

2 Mar, 2015

Stylish estate gives a glimpse at Kia’s future, and at what a load-lugging Optima model might look like

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