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Sir Torquil Norman has designed a flat-pack OX truck for the developing world

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One for the road: A luxury car that's easy to get into

Seb Horncastle is selling his Mercedes S-Class and wants something that is easier to get into as he claims to be getting old. He has £15,000 to £25,000 to spend.

One for the Road: A sporty diesel that won't break the bank

Max Hateley wants to sell his first car, a Corsa, to help finance his second. With £5,000 to spend, including his car as part-exchange, he's looking for a small, sporty diesel.

One for the Road: A small off-roader that won't balk at the snow

Tony Simmonds has a couple of BMW Tourings, which haven't been brilliant in the snow. He thinks the latest Fiat Panda 4x4 is too expensive at £15,000.

One for the road: An upgrade for an old Audi A4 diesel

Robert Howes is looking to change his Audi A4 diesel and is looking for something similar from the same manufacturer. He would be happy with a two-year-old model.

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Thinking of buying a new car? All hail the class of 2013: the pick of the best motors

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The car’s the star: behind the wheel of Oxford University’s – partly – driverless car

Robot Car UK set to rival Google's driverless-car project

Jamie Merrill visits Oxford for a ride with a difference.

One For The Road: A reliable, lively car that'll tow a caravan

Brian Liden needs to tow his 1,600kg caravan and wants a combination of lively performance with decent fuel economy. He has £15,000 to spend.

One For The Road: A high-performance car on an unlimited budget

Thomas Peters needs to replace his VW V6 4-motion estate, which is no longer made. He needs a high-performance, ultra-reliable, four-wheel-drive car and money is no object.

Move over, Google: the Lexus AASRV , Toyota’s prototype driverless car

Are self-stopping, speed-limited and driverless cars the near-future of motoring?

It sounds like a boy racer's worst nightmare but from speed-limiting keys to automatic braking, a host of new safety technologies are set to make our roads safer, slower and more predictable. The latest figures show that 883 driver and their passengers, 453 pedestrians and 107 cyclists died on Britain's roads in 2011 as a result of road-traffic accidents.

One For The Road: A practical small car that's cheap to insure

Brian Gill needs to buy a car for his daughter Monica, which must be cheap to insure and run, as he wants to use it, too. He has around £5,000 to spend.

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