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Cars that hold their value: part 2

We love number crunching here at HPI, and we especially love to see how different cars compare when it comes to running costs and depreciation. As we’ve written before, many buyers assume that rival cars cost much the same to run and that they lose value at much the same rate, but nothing could be … Continued

cars speeding, speed camera

Two-Thirds of UK Drivers Admit to Speeding: Are You One of Them?

The rules of the road are there for a good reason – to keep everyone safe on the UK’s highways: cars, pedestrians, cyclists and more. Many of the rules in the Highway Code are legal requirements too, so breaking them is a criminal offence. Yet, it’s not unusual for drivers to think it’s OK to … Continued

Road rage infographic

What makes drivers angry?

What gets Britain’s drivers angry? We carried out a survey to find out why they lose their rag, how this anger affects them and what they do about it.

What makes a good driver?

How to be a better driver

What makes a good driver? Is it mindset, skill or knowledge? What’s the two second rule? How well do you read the road?

Value of a Service History

The value of a service history

How important is the service history when it comes to buying or selling a car. How is the car’s value affected and what kind of service history should it have?

Ultra Low Emissions Zone

The rise of the ULEZ

The first Low Emissions Zone was introduced in London a decade ago, air pollution has become more of a problem across the UK which is why more local authorities are introducing their own LEZs, CAZs and ULEZs.

Aston Martin Virage Coupe

Future Classics Car Value Tool

Future Classics has been compiled by using real-world used car adverts from around the UK; you can even see how many adverts there are for each car and where in the UK the car for sale is based.

Mobile App Shopping

Would you buy a car via a mobile app?

For years, the golden rule that has applied when buying a car is that you should always try before you buy, yet an increasing number of consumers are prepared to purchase a new or second-hand vehicle without first putting it to the test. As part of our research into the future of motoring, we quizzed … Continued

Convertibles under £10k

10 ‘drop tops’ for under £10k

Now the sun has finally put in a long overdue appearance, we’ve compiled a list of convertibles that motorists can pick up for under £10k. Motoring expert Clive Wilson* identifies ten cars that are relatively cheap to acquire, great for enjoying the sunshine and could even potentially be a good investment in some cases. Here’s … Continued