AUTHOR

Andy Goodwin

Andy is one of Carbuyer's content editors, with a decade of experience helping consumers find their perfect car. He has an MA in automotive journalism and has tested hundreds of vehicles, from Fords to Ferraris, all over Europe. He's happiest behind the wheel of a hot hatch on one of his favourite roads in the Peak District or packing an estate for a road trip to the mountains. He joined the Carbuyer team in 2017.

Peugeot 3008 SUV review
Peugeot 3008 SUV front cornering
Peugeot 3008

Peugeot 3008 SUV review

“The Peugeot 3008 is good to drive, economical and has a great interior, making it a strong candidate for family buyers”
22 Jul 2021
Peugeot 3008 owner reviews
Peugeot 3008 SUV front cornering
Peugeot 3008

Peugeot 3008 owner reviews

“The Peugeot 3008 is good to drive, economical and has a great interior, making it a strong candidate for family buyers”
22 Jul 2021
Hyundai Kona Hybrid SUV review
Hyundai Kona Hybrid SUV
Hyundai Kona Hybrid

Hyundai Kona Hybrid SUV review

"Capable of over 50mpg, the Hyundai Kona Hybrid is the pick of the range if your budget doesn't stretch to the fully electric Kona"
22 Jul 2021
What is a V5C? Here’s everything you need to know about the logbook
V5C close up
Tips and advice

What is a V5C? Here’s everything you need to know about the logbook

The V5C is an important piece of documentation about your car. Our guide explains what it is and when you might need it
22 Jul 2021
How much does it cost to get a driving licence?
How much does it cost to get a driving licence?
Tips and advice

How much does it cost to get a driving licence?

Learning to drive isn't cheap, from driving lessons to the theory and driving tests, along with paying for a provisional driving licence
22 Jul 2021
Mazda CX-5 owner reviews
Mazda CX-5 SUV
Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 owner reviews

"The Mazda CX-5 is stylish, well equipped, great to drive and painless to own"
20 Jul 2021
Mazda CX-5 SUV review
Mazda CX-5 SUV
Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 SUV review

"The Mazda CX-5 is stylish, well equipped, great to drive and painless to own"
20 Jul 2021
What is a self-charging hybrid?
What is a self-charging hybrid?
Tips and advice

What is a self-charging hybrid?

All you need to know about self-charging hybrids, how they work and the benefits and drawbacks
19 Jul 2021
Car scratch repair: a complete guide
Car scratch repair: a complete guide
Tips and advice

Car scratch repair: a complete guide

Small car scratches are unsightly while deep scratches can cause more damage if left unattended. Luckily many car scratch repairs can be done at home
14 Jul 2021
Best used small cars
Ford Fiesta Mk7
Best cars

Best used small cars

Looking for a small, sensible secondhand buy? We name 10 of the best small used cars
9 Jul 2021
Volkswagen Passat saloon
Volkswagen Passat saloon
Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat saloon

“The Volkswagen Passat has a quality feel and offers lots of space, but the Mazda6 is better to drive”
8 Jul 2021
Volkswagen Passat owner reviews
Volkswagen Passat saloon
Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat owner reviews

“The Volkswagen Passat has a quality feel and offers lots of space, but the Mazda6 is better to drive”
8 Jul 2021
Mersey Gateway Bridge payment guide
Mersey Gateway Bridge
Tips and advice

Mersey Gateway Bridge payment guide

How to pay for the Mersey crossing toll, save money and avoid getting fined
2 Jul 2021
Kia Niro SUV review
Kia Niro SUV
Kia Niro

Kia Niro SUV review

"The Kia Niro is a hybrid SUV that’s not quite as frugal as the Toyota Prius, but is practical, easy to drive and highly affordable"
2 Jul 2021
Kia Niro owner reviews
Kia Niro SUV
Kia Niro

Kia Niro owner reviews

"The Kia Niro is a hybrid SUV that’s not quite as frugal as the Toyota Prius, but is practical, easy to drive and highly affordable"
2 Jul 2021
Mercedes B-Class MPV review
Mercedes B-Class MPV
Mercedes B-Class

Mercedes B-Class MPV review

"It's not a true MPV, but the B-Class excels as a spacious, classy hatchback"
2 Jul 2021
Mercedes B-Class owner reviews
Mercedes B-Class MPV
Mercedes B-Class

Mercedes B-Class owner reviews

"It's not a true MPV, but the B-Class excels as a spacious, classy hatchback"
2 Jul 2021
Toyota Aygo owner reviews
Toyota Aygo hatchback review
Toyota Aygo

Toyota Aygo owner reviews

"The Toyota Aygo has a bold design, thrifty engine and comes in a varied mix of trims"
30 Jun 2021
Toyota Aygo hatchback review
Toyota Aygo hatchback review
Toyota Aygo

Toyota Aygo hatchback review

"The Toyota Aygo has a bold design, thrifty engine and comes in a varied mix of trims"
30 Jun 2021
Best speed-camera locators to buy 2020
Best speed-camera locators to buy
Tips and advice

Best speed-camera locators to buy 2020

Speed cameras are located at troublesome hotspots, so warnings can keep you safe and help protect you from points and fines
29 Jun 2021
Best DAB car radio adaptors to buy 2020
DAB car radio adaptors
Tips and advice

Best DAB car radio adaptors to buy 2020

If your car isn’t DAB compatible, these adaptors can have you listening to digital stations for under £150
28 Jun 2021
Best car tyres to buy 2021
Best car tyres to buy 2021
Tips and advice

Best car tyres to buy 2021

If you need new tyres, our test reveals which are the safest and most efficient
28 Jun 2021
Honda Civic Type R hatchback owner reviews
Honda Civic Type R
Honda Civic Type R hatchback

Honda Civic Type R hatchback owner reviews

"The nimble, responsive Honda Civic Type R delivers thrills without sacrificing comfort or practicality"
23 Jun 2021
Honda Civic Type R review
Honda Civic Type R
Honda Civic Type R hatchback

Honda Civic Type R review

"The nimble, responsive Honda Civic Type R delivers thrills without sacrificing comfort or practicality"
23 Jun 2021
Towing with an electric car, hybrid or plug-in hybrid - what you need to know
Towing with an electric car, hybrid or plug-in hybrid
Tips and advice

Towing with an electric car, hybrid or plug-in hybrid - what you need to know

Considering an alternative-fuel tow car? Read our guide on towing a caravan or trailer with a hybrid or electric car
21 Jun 2021
Best steering wheel locks to buy 2021
Best steering wheel locks to buy 2021
Tips and advice

Best steering wheel locks to buy 2021

As key thefts and car hacks become more prevalent, a traditional steering-wheel lock can still act as a powerful deterrent
21 Jun 2021
Audi A1 hatchback review
Audi A1 hatchback
Audi A1

Audi A1 hatchback review

"Sporty-looking A1 offers the full Audi experience distilled into a supermini package"
14 Jun 2021
Audi A1 owner reviews
Audi A1 hatchback
Audi A1

Audi A1 owner reviews

"Sporty-looking A1 offers the full Audi experience distilled into a supermini package"
14 Jun 2021
Best cheap-to-run cars
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars

Best cheap-to-run cars

Our top 10 rundown details the best and most fuel-efficient cars on sale today
10 Jun 2021
Dartford Crossing toll changes and Dart Charge
Dartford Crossing
Tips and advice

Dartford Crossing toll changes and Dart Charge

Find out when and how to pay the Dartford toll, save money and avoid fines
8 Jun 2021
Toyota Prius owner reviews
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius owner reviews

"Whether you love or loathe its styling, the latest Toyota Prius is a practical and technology-filled hybrid that costs very little to run"
4 Jun 2021
Toyota Prius hatchback review
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius hatchback review

"Whether you love or loathe its styling, the latest Toyota Prius is a practical and technology-filled hybrid that costs very little to run"
4 Jun 2021
Vauxhall Astra owner reviews
Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra

Vauxhall Astra owner reviews

"This Vauxhall Astra is the best yet. It combines efficient engines, an enjoyable driving experience and a stylish design to make it one of the best f…
3 Jun 2021
Vauxhall Astra hatchback review
Vauxhall Astra
Vauxhall Astra

Vauxhall Astra hatchback review

"This Vauxhall Astra is the best yet. It combines efficient engines, an enjoyable driving experience and a stylish design to make it one of the best f…
3 Jun 2021
Toyota releases 'Relax' 10-year warranty for new and used cars
Toyota RAV4 PHEV front 3/4 tracking
Toyota

Toyota releases 'Relax' 10-year warranty for new and used cars

Toyota and Lexus models can now be covered for up to 10 years; so long as you service the car at a main dealership
1 Jun 2021
How to remove bird poop from a car
How to remove bird poop from car
Tips and advice

How to remove bird poop from a car

Read our guide on how to remove this most unpleasant of substances from your car
26 May 2021