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New JLR boss talks to Auto Express • INSIDE STORY Adrian Mardell is a JLR man through and through, and with his CEO role now permanent, we speak to him about his plans for the firm
EV5 is more practical alternative to EV6
news in brief
£200k Aston DB12 Volante set for debut at Monterey
Next VW California brings plug-in hybrid power
Massive rise in ‘crash for cash’ scams • OFFICIAL ‘Professional’ gangs make huge insurance claims after deliberately causing accidents
How to stop yourself being a victim or target
CCTV footage saves car driver from bogus £10k-plus claim
New Lexus SUV priced from £30k
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WHAT IAN DID NEXT • If you thought design guru Ian Callum’s best work was behind him at Jaguar, think again. We visit him at the Callum HQ in Warwick
CALLUM LOUNGE CHAIR • EXCLUSIVE FIRST SIT Steve Fowler tries Callum’s new seat for size
Honda CR-V • FIRST DRIVE Plug-in hybrid features a clever motor, but it comes at quite a price
Smart#1 • FIRST UK DRIVE Small but spacious electric crossover is aimed at younger buyers
Audi RS 6 Performance • FIRST DRIVE More powerless weight for Audi’s V8-powered super-estate
Ford Puma ST Powershift • FIRST DRIVE Mild-hybrid option extends buyers’ choice in hot crossover line-up
DIG THE NEW BREED • Car makers are putting the final touches to these (mostly) electric-powered hot hatches
THE GREATEST OUR PICKS • Members of the Auto Express team name their sweetest 16 hot hatches from over the years
THINGS ARE HOTTING UP • A refresh has upped the ante for Mercedes-AMG’s A 45 S. How does it shape up against our reigning Hot Hatch of the Year, the Honda Civic Type R?
Mercedes-AMG A 45 S
Infotainment • Which multimedia system is best for music, sat-nav & connectivity?
Hands-on • The A 45 S’s steering wheel is tech-focused, while the Type R’s is more back-to-basics
Key battlegrounds • The areas where each model performs at its best
Number Crunching • We do the maths and work out the best ways to buy
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MG4 • SECOND REPORT MG’s tweaks to the MG4 since we got our car bode well for the firm’s success in the UK
BLUETTI UNITS BRINGS POWER TO THE PEOPLE
Are snow foams worth the trouble and expense?
Laser’s little helper will get you out of a tight spot
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Hawksmoor feels the pressure from Sealey
books, games & apps
SUN SHADES • We reveal the best way to keep your car and passengers cool
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