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News 2 days ago

Driverless cars take to UK roads

Jaguar Land Rover has started tests of cars that drive themselves, as the UK tries to position itself as an expert in this technology.
2016 Porsche Panamera Review 2 days ago

Porsche Panamera hatchback (2016 - ) review

The Panamera is a car that brings Porsche’s strong sportscar heritage into the luxury saloon market. That makes it an alternative to the likes of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and the BMW 7 Series, but also to sportier offerings like the Aston Martin Rapide S, Maserati Quattroporte and Mercedes CLS.
Feature 3 days ago

I was a judge on The Apprentice

Auto Trader's Editorial Director Erin Baker judged two teams as they tried to pitch a new car campaign on the BBC show.
Long-term Review 3 days ago

Living with a... Seat Ibiza

Pete Tullin is spending six months with Seat’s highly regarded supermini to see how well it copes with his life on the road.
Long-term Review 4 days ago

Living with a... Skoda Kodiaq – month four

After his colleagues finished their holidays, Cars Editor Andy Pringle and his family have finally had the chance to take the Kodiaq on holiday themselves.
2015 Rolls-Royce Dawn Review 5 days ago

Rolls-Royce Dawn Convertible (2015 - ) review

There are plenty of luxury convertibles on offer these days, but none quite like the Rolls Royce Dawn. Hand-built from the finest materials, and with the on-road character of a luxury limousine, the Dawn is a car with virtually no direct rivals.
Long-term Review 1 week ago

Living with a… Honda Civic: second report

Can a traditional 'small family car' really cope with the needs of a small family? Well, Auto Trader's Road Test Editor Ivan Aistrop is about to find out...
2017 BMW X3 Review 1 week ago

BMW X3 SUV (2017 - ) review

There was a time when the BMW X3 was your only choice of premium-badged mid-size SUV, but those days are long gone. You must now choose between the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, Audi Q5, Jaguar F-Pace, Mercedes GLC, Porsche Macan and Volvo XC60, and more and more rivals are emerging all the time. Question is, is the Beemer still the pick?
Advice 1 week ago

How to prepare your car for winter

There are a few simple ways to get your car ready for the colder months, from carrying extra bits and bobs in the boot, to checking your tyres. Here are all our top tips to get you through winter.
2018 Porsche Cayenne Review 2 weeks ago

Porsche Cayenne SUV (2018 - ) review

On paper, cars like the Range Rover Sport, BMW X5 and Mercedes GLE look like credible rivals to the Porsche Cayenne, but are they really in the same league?