Lexus GS300h
Lexus GS300h: set to be hit by a 2475% tax increase over three years

New UK car tax rates to send annual motoring costs skywards

When new rates come into force this weekend, some vehicles will be hit with rates 25 times higher than before

28 March 2017
News
2018 Nissan Leaf
The new Leaf adopts a Micra-like face at the front, replacing the old car's ageing styling.

2018 Nissan Leaf spotted for the first time

Radical change is in store for the styling of Nissan’s EV, which gets a longer range and autonomous tech

28 March 2017
News
New cars
Ford Mustang, Audi S3, VW Tiguan, BMW i3
These four cars all cost under £40,000, escaping a new five-year £310 tax premium

Road tax changes 2017: best cars under £40k to beat the system

You can enjoy the BMW i3, Ford Mustang, Audi S3 and Volkswagen Tiguan without lining the taxman's pocket when road tax rules change on 1 April

28 March 2017
News
New cars
Tax your car - VED guide

Car tax: everything you need to know about Vehicle Excise Duty

The UK's car tax system will change on April 1; we examine the differences and help you figure out how much Vehicle Excise Duty you'll be paying

28 March 2017
News
Advice
Seat Ibiza from front

Seat Ibiza 1.0 TSI 115 2017 review

Attractive, well equipped and roomy hatchback offers Volkswagen Group quality without the high price tag

28 March 2017
First Drive
Landwind X7
The Landwind X7 caused quite a stir at JLR...

History of the Chinese copycat car: picture gallery

The Chinese motor industry is fond of a copycat car or two, so take a look through our selection of the most outrageous examples that we could find

28 March 2017
News
New cars

Autocar’s Readers’ Champion award – last week to vote

The Mazda MX-5, Volkswagen Golf GTI and Honda NSX are the current top three contenders for the crown

28 March 2017
News
Industry
Peugeot 508
The heavy discounts available on the Peugeot 508 won't be repeated for the next model

Autocar confidential: Peugeot, Range Rover, Seat, Ford

Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up this week's gossip from across the automotive industry

28 March 2017
News
New cars
Kia Picanto 1.0 MPI ISG

Kia Picanto 2 1.0 MPI 2017 review

Third-generation city car sets a high bar on refinement, packaging and out-of-town dynamism, but avoid the entry-level engine

27 March 2017
First Drive
Jaguar XEL

Jaguar XEL long-wheelbase saloon targets Chinese market

Roomier XE is destined for Asia and will give rear passengers more leg room and extra back seat tech

27 March 2017
News
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