Contributor: Daniel Hitchman
With an avid interest in cars and a degree in Journalism, Daniel offers helpful advice and insight within his articles. He has been with Evans Halshaw since 2018 and specialises in new and used cars but is also involved with photography and video.
Articles by Daniel Hitchman
Car Tax 2023: How Much is Road Tax?
We take a look at the latest changes to road tax and how it affects new and used cars.
Top 10: Used Cars with Zero Road Tax
Nobody likes paying road tax, which is why we compiled the best used cars that don't require you to pay any at all! Thank us later!
Best Used Hot Hatchbacks Under £10,000
Us Brits love a hot hatchback, so we have compiled a list of the best used ones on sale for under £10,000.
Cheapest Cars to Run in 2023
With fuel prices having risen in recent years, we highlight 16 cars that are cheap to run, insure and tax.
Best Used ULEZ Exempt Cars in 2023
We highlight ten of the best used cars that don't have to pay a charge when entering the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ).
9 of the Cheapest Electric Cars You Can Buy in 2023
We highlight nine new and used electric cars that are cheap to buy and affordable to run.
How to Prevent Keyless Car Theft | 4 Effective Methods
Research suggests that keyless car theft has risen sharply in recent years. Here's how to prevent it happening to you.
Car Insurance Groups Explained | What Are They?
We explain how car insurance groups work and how they could affect your annual premium. There's also tips on lowering the overall cost.
How Does a Car Gearbox Work? | A Beginner's Guide
Discover how a car's gearbox works and what the different types are.
Top 10: Low Insurance Used Cars Under £5,000
We take a look at 10 used cars that cost less than £5,000 and sit in low insurance groups.
Six Reasons Why You Should Service Your Car
Discover the benefits of servicing your car, and how it could help you save money in the long run.
A Beginner's Guide to Great Car Photography
This beginner's guide teaches you how to capture great photos of a car, so discover great tips and advice from the experts.
Cars that Seat 5 Adults Comfortably UK
We highlight the best cars that have enough space in the back for five adults to sit comfortably, plus a big boot.
Advice: Dealing with a trapped animal in your car
An animal getting trapped within your car is a traumatising experience. Here are some tips on how to deal with the situation.
The Evolution of the Ford Mondeo
Take a look through the Ford Mondeo's journey and why it became a favourite among motorists.
What is an Engine Management Light?
We explain what an engine management light is and why it could be illuminated in your car.
What is AdBlue and Why is it Important?
A number of diesel powered vehicles require AdBlue these days, but what is it exactly? We answer the all important questions.
The Best Cars For Driving Instructors
Choosing the right car if you're a driving instructor can be hard, so we highlighted our top five models to make life easier.
Top 5: Used Fast Estate Cars
We highlight five of the best used estate cars that have a quick turn of pace when the mood takes you.
Car Security: How to Prevent Car Theft
We highlight five of the best security measures you can implement to help prevent the theft of your car.
Can You Drive a Minibus?
Ever wondered if you're able to drive a minibus or unsure about tachograph requirements? Find out everything you need to know here.
Best Large Vans to Buy
Sometimes you need a really large van to get the job done, here are our best picks for you to choose from.
The Evolution of the Ford Focus
We take a look through the history of the Ford Focus and how it has become a favourite among British motorists.
What is a Car Winter Pack?
Read our article to find out what is included in a winter park, and the essentials you should keep in your car when driving at winter.
Which UK cities are most ready for electric vehicles?
We explore which regions and cities in the UK are best prepared for electric vehicles. Discover what we found here.
Best Used Diesel Hybrid Cars
We highlight five of the best used diesel cars that recruit the assistance of hybrid technology.
Best Used Petrol Hybrid Cars
With used petrol hybrid cars becoming increasingly popular, we have highlighted ten of the best models currently available.
Best Cheap Luxury Cars
Exploring the used car market isn't always about the wise decisions, sometimes it's about the amount of car you can get for your money.
Top 10 Used Cars for Young Drivers
Discover 10 of the best used cars for young drivers, which occupy low insurance groups and offer affordable servicing costs.
Car Battery Tips for the Cold Weather in Winter
Discover how to protect and maintain your car battery during the cold weather to avoid any car battery problems this winter.
Top 5: Coolest UK Police Cars
We highlight five of the coolest police cars to ever grace UK roads, ranging from fast Fords through to unmarked cars.
UK Road Trip Guides and Advice
Discover a range of great tips and advice for planning a road trip in the UK, ranging from tips for dog owners to car games.
Best Used Cars for Motorway Driving
We've highlighted five exceptional used cars that are ideal if you spend a lot of time on the motorway.
Best Used Rear-Wheel Drive Cars
Affordable rear-wheel drive cars seem to be slowly diminishing, here's our top five used ones you can still buy today.
Top 10: Best Used Family Cars Under £10,000
We highlight ten of the best used family cars that you can buy for less than £10,000.
Top 20: Best Japanese Used Cars
Renowned for their reliability, Japanese cars have long been favoured in the U.K. We take a look at some of the best Japanese used cars in the market.
What is E10 Petrol and Can My Car Run It?
Set to be rolled out across forecourt this summer, we explain what E10 petrol is and how it could affect you and your vehicle.
Best Used Sports Cars Under £10,000
There are a variety of sports cars available under £10,000, but which are the best? Let's find out.
Best Medium Vans to Buy
We take a look at some of the best medium sized vans currently on sale, here are our findings.
Top 5: Vauxhall Mokka Configurations
The latest Vauxhall Mokka is available in a variety of different configurations, so we got our team to pick their favourites.
Vauxhall Mokka: Five Features You'll Love
We highlight the best features that are available on the new Vauxhall Mokka, a compact SUV that's available with all-electric power.
Analysis: The UK's Sunniest Staycation Hotspots
We analyse the best UK staycation hotspots based on the amount of sun they get and take a look into the cost of visiting.
Top 10: Best Used Electric Cars
Due to the increasing popularity of electric vehicles, there are now plenty of great examples to choose from on the used car market.
What is a Petrol Particulate Filter and how do they work?
More and more petrol cars are being fitted with a PPF, but how do they work and what do they do? We go into the details.
Exploring the Ford Mustang Mach-E's Interior
Ford's first all-electric SUV, the Mustang Mach-E, comes with a host of innovative features. We list five of our favourites.
Best Used Family Cars for Towing Caravans
A complete list of the cars and SUVs that do an excellent job of hauling the family and towing a caravan at the same time.
Best Used Convertibles Under £15,000
Us Brits love a convertible car, so it seemed only fitting that we explore five of the best available models for under £15,000.
History of the Ford Mustang
One of the world's most iconic cars, the Ford Mustang is the ultimate bedroom wall poster car. Here's its journey through the years.
Brakes: What's Stopping You?
We created a guide that covers everything you need to know about one of the most important components on your vehicle: the brakes.
Peugeot 508 Review
The Peugeot 508 is a left-field alternative to the typical German trio, we went to find out if it's worth considering.
Study: Analysing Britain's dream car gap
We analyse the results from a survey that has found that families would have to give up 287 takeaways to afford their dream car.
Revealing the True Extent of Illegal Tyres in the UK
We reveal the locations in the UK with the most dangerous tyres and analyse just how much it could be costing the motorist
Ford Raptor: What You Get for your Money
The Ford Raptor builds on the success of the Ranger by adding more attitude and equipment. But, what exactly do you get? We find out.
Ford Focus ST: Driving Review
We finally found some time to get behind the wheel of the new Ford Focus ST. Here's everything we learned about the new hot hatch.
Ford Mustang Review
The Ford Mustang is one of the world's most iconic sports cars. Here's what it feels like to get behind the wheel of one.
New Ford Focus ST: First Impressions
The eagerly anticipated Ford Focus ST is hitting showrooms as we speak, we took a look around one to see what's what.
5 Things You'll Love About the Ford Focus Active X
Having recently spent a week in a Ford Focus Active X, I thought it would be a good idea to highlight five of its best features.
Spending the Week in a Ford Focus Active X
Crossovers are all the rage at the moment; can spending a week in the Focus Active X really change my mind on them? Let's find out.