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Used-Car Editor’s Twitter Takeover

Have you got any questions around the scrappage scheme, new cars coming out in 2011 or the 60s plate?

We’ll be answering all of these and more on our Twitter feed this Friday. Our Used-Car Editor, Stuart Milne,  is taking over our Twitter feed from 10am to answer your questions.

If you’re not able to make it or you’re yet to get involved in this ‘Twitter malarkey’ – leave us some questions in the comments below and we’ll make sure Stuart sees them on the day.

To tune in to Stuart’s Q&A session follow @AutoTrader_UK or search for #AskAT on Twitter.

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Are you going to buy a new or used car in February?

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A mixture of hot coupes and affordable city cars are heading our way in February – including the frugal Smart Fortwo CDi and the face-lifted Porsche Boxster S.

There are plenty of great deals on new and used cars, making now the best time to buy.

Are you going to buy a new or used car this month?

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How one Auto Trader reader saved £175 on his insurance bill

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Some UK insurers have warned car insurance premiums could rise by 20 per cent this year, according to a report by The Daily Mail.

We found one motorist who was paying £404 for his car insurance, and helped him cut £175.70 from his bill using Auto Trader Compare.

How much are you paying for car insurance?

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Are you buying a car in January?

The new Alfa Romeo Mito is out this month

The new Alfa Romeo Mito is out this month

January will see a bundle of hot new superminis unleashed onto UK roads – including the Alfa Romeo Mito, Ford Ka and Fiat 500 Abarth.

With plenty of car deals, low petrol prices and postponed tax increases, 2009 is a great time to buy.

Are you going to buy a new or used car this month?

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Does your car cope well in the winter?

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With the temperature falling, more drivers will be waking up to find their car windows covered with frost.

Winter weather can also prevent cars starting and make driving difficult.

How do you look after your car in the winter? What are your top tips for coping with the cold?

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How much will it cost to tax your car?

The price of car tax is set to change from April 2010, depending on how much CO2 your vehicle emits.

Our 2010 car tax guide lists all the new bands, prices and CO2 emissions. How much will it cost to tax your car?

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