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I'm an engineer and if I were designing an electric vehicle, it would have an electric variable speed motor in each hub, some onboard electrical charge storage, an intelligent hub to manage and deliver...
Can you please recommend a small 4x4, automatic, hybrid? Our first choice was a new Suzuki Jimmy and we've been on several dealer waiting lists for over a year now and getting tired of waiting. Second...
I’ve just bought an ex-demo Ford Puma and there’s no service book. The dealer says it’s all on the Ford database and they don’t come with them anymore. Is this correct?
What would be the downside of buying a six-month old car from a main dealer with only 100 miles on it? It would still be covered by the bulk of its warranty but just wondered if there would be potential...
I'm looking to purchase a car for £7000 - £8000 and was wondering what models you think would be best to look at in terms of reliability? I'm looking for something with around 30,000 to 40,000 miles on...
Can you please recommend a nearly new four-seat convertible (fabric or folding steel roof) that is good in terms of reliability and value for money?
On 1 June 2017, I bought a Nissan Qashqai ex-demonstration car with 2000 miles from a Nissan main dealer. The clutch failed last week, so I took it in to the same dealer for repair. The car has now done...
I've just bought a 2014, 20,000 mile BMW 320i xDrive M Sport from a BMW main dealer. The salesman told us it had new tyres all round. After delivery we noticed that it had three Pirelli PZero tyres and...
My daughter and son-in-law require a nearly new vehicle to accommodate a medium-size dog and a baby. They are badge conscious and have about £20,000 - £30,000 to spend. What would you recommend?
I have owned a BMW M140i from new, the car is nine months old and has suffered persistent problems with the air conditioning. The local dealership has failed to fix them, so I took the car to the supplying...
 

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