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Death of the traditional handbrake

Electronic parking brake

New research has revealed that just a third of new cars are now fitted with manual handbrakes as manufacturers ditch them in favour of electronic parking brakes. According to research by online automotive marketplace CarGurus, only two mainstream manufacturers, Dacia and Suzuki, offer manually-operated handbrakes on their entire ranges. Many …

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Japanese car brands ‘are the most reliable’

Suzuki logo

Four out of the top five most dependable cars are from Japanese manufacturers, according to reliability rankings released by What Car? The Toyota Yaris hatchback and the Suzuki SX4 S-Cross jointly claim the top spot, both achieving perfect scores. Suzuki is the overall top brand for reliability among cars up …

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Hyundai is the UK’s most reliable car brand

Hyundai Kona review

Hyundai, Suzuki and Kia have topped the latest JD Power Survey as the most reliable car brands in the UK. South Korea’s Hyundai ranked highest overall in JD Power’s 2018 UK Vehicle Dependability Study which is based on responses from 13,536 owners of new vehicles. It’s thought that volume carmakers …

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Meet Suzuki’s very first car

1955 Suzulight - Suzuki's very first car

You’re looking at the Suzulight – the first car created by the Suzuki Motor Company in 1954. Designed and developed by Michio Suzuki and his young engineering team, several European models were used for benchmarking, including the Austin 7. The Suzulight was a compact and light vehicle weighing just over …

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Britain’s most reliable cars

Toyota Aygo

Japanese and Korean brands dominate prestigious UK car reliability study. According to the exclusive data provided to Auto Express by leading warranty provider, Warrantywise, Toyota topped the rankings for dependability. Each car manufacturer was ranked by a dependability factor, based on the number of reported faults or breakdowns, with a …

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Suzuki Vitara returns

Suzuki Vitara reborn

It first appeared 25 years ago – now the Suzuki Vitara is back. Suzuki has unveiled its “all-new small and stylish SUV model” which will make its global debut at the Paris Motor Show in October. On sale in the UK next spring, the five-door will be available with optional …

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