What Car? news week
* Car discounts at eight-year high * VED road tax rises could be postponed * New Ferrari revealed...
New car discounts are at their highest level for eight years. Average savings are now 2000, and some cars are available for almost half price. New car discounts close to 50%
We also have a selection of some of the best deals available. Hot deals
The other big story this week is the news that the Government may perform a u-turn and delay VED road tax hikes for cars bought between the end of 2001 and beginning of 2006. New car discounts close to 50%
The news follows pressure from struggling car makers, who are calling on the Government for help. Car makers demand VED changes
Read our used car buying guide for the Honda Jazz Used cars: Honda Jazz
Watch our Reader Test Team give their views on the new VW Golf GTI. What Car? TV: Volkswagen Golf GTI
New car news
Take a first look at the Ferrari Scuderia Spider 16M, a roadster version of the 430 Scuderia. New Ferrari revealed
The first images of the new Mazda 3 hatch. First images: new Mazda 3
The Mazda 6 model line-up has also been revised. Mazda 6 model line-up revised.
Read about the limited edition Jeep Patriot S-Limited. Jeep Patriot S-Limited adds extra kit
The Bentley Azure T has been revealed. Bentley Azure T: fast, but thirsty
GM's financial crisis could delay the launch of the new Saab 9-5 and Vauxhall Meriva. New Vauxhall Meriva and Saab 9-5 delayed
You can read more about Chrysler, Ford and GM's financial crisis. Chrysler, Ford and GM in trouble
The full spec of the new Lexus IS has been released and it's cheaper than before. New Lexus IS costs less
Pendragon, the UKs largest car dealer group, will close 75 dealerships and make 2500 people redundant after announcing that it expects to make a loss of 30 million this year. Falling sales cost dealer 30 million
Could there be even lower fuel prices in the months ahead? Oil prices hit 20-month low
Low fuel prices aren't all good news, though, as a new study says high prices make people drive slower. (https://www.whatcar.com/news-article.aspx?NA= 235936)High fuel prices save lives
The Government has launched its toughest ever road safety campaign for children. The toughest safety campaign ever
Official figures suggest there are less rogue motorists on the road. Rogue motorist numbers decrease
Do you ever take your eyes off the road to stare at an attractive man or woman? Ogling causes 900,000 accidents
Officials are investigating ways of easing congestion on the M25. Traffic lights on the M25?
A new device exploits a loophole in the law to let motorists warn each other about speed camera locations. Speed camera device exploits law.
However, the Government has indicated that it will invest in more average-speed cameras. More average-speed cameras on the way
Pedestrian safety barriers are being removed to make roads safer. Safety barriers are unsafe
Renault is selling a pedal car replica of Fernando Alonso's Formula One car. Want to be Fernando Alonso this Christmas
Best pick-up trucks 2023
The best pick-up trucks are tough and dependable working vehicles that can serve as practical family cars at the weekend. These are the best pick-ups available in the UK (plus one electric model)
Used Honda Civic long-term test
Earlier this year we named the Civic as our Family Car of the Year, but now we're seeing if it continues to impress when we put it through the toughest test of all: daily life