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Experts warn new driving law could ‘put lives at risk’ and ‘threaten road safety'

Experts warn new driving law could ‘put lives at risk’ and ‘threaten road safety'

NEW DRIVING law proposals to introduce a range of driverless technology on UK roads by the Spring of 2021 has been attacked by road safety experts who warn the [...] Read full article: Experts warn new driving law could ‘put ...→

Parents pay up to £750 to cover child’s car running costs as many cannot afford charges

Parents pay up to £750 to cover child’s car running costs as many cannot afford charges

THOUSANDS of parents have paid out up to £750 to pay for their children's vehicle running costs to ensure they stay on the road, according to new research. Read full article: Parents pay up to £750 to cover child’s ...→

Drivers urged to check car parts as clock change can cause 20 more crashes each day

Drivers urged to check car parts as clock change can cause 20 more crashes each day

MOTORISTS have been urged to conduct a range of simple car checks this weekend to ensure vehicles are prepared for extra nighttime driving. Read full article: Drivers urged to check car parts as cloc...→

Lexus LC 500 review - razor-sharp drop-top is built to turn heads

But we all know the vagaries of the British weather. Half-an-hour later the rain stopped again, and within 10 minutes the skies had cleared and the sun was shi [...] Read full article: Lexus LC 500 review - razor-sharp drop-t...→

Self-driving cars aren't yet safe; even the experts agree. But will the government listen?

Self-driving cars aren't yet safe; even the experts agree. But will the government listen?

Today's cars aren't safe enough to be considered or even classed as 'automated', according to independent industry experts. Read full article: Self-driving cars aren't yet safe; even ...→

Honest John: is Audi fire risk a good reason to cancel my lease?

Honest John: is Audi fire risk a good reason to cancel my lease?

If your car has developed a fault, or for consumer advice, turn to Honest John by emailing honestadvice@telegraph. Read full article: Honest John: is Audi fire risk a good re...→

Mobile phone driving penalties must be toughened to ‘hit drivers where it hurts’

Mobile phone driving penalties must be toughened to ‘hit drivers where it hurts’

MOBILE phone driving offenders should face tougher penalties and even lose their licence to "eradicate" the road safety risks, according to a top motoring lawy [...] Read full article: Mobile phone driving penalties must be t...→

Dark times ahead for drivers

Dark times ahead for drivers

As the clocks go back, a number of automotive organisations are highlighting the dangers and costs, and providing advice on how we can all make our roads safer [...] Read full article: Dark times ahead for drivers...→

Which hybrid supermini is best? Renault Clio E-Tech vs Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Which hybrid supermini is best? Renault Clio E-Tech vs Toyota Yaris Hybrid

The Toyota Yaris has been the only hybrid option in the small car class for many years, so can the new Renault Clio E-Tech better it? Read full article: Which hybrid supermini is best? Renault ...→

Suzuki moves upmarket with Across plug-in hybrid SUV

Suzuki moves upmarket with Across plug-in hybrid SUV

There's a posh new Suzuki on the way in the form of a £45,000-plus plug-in hybrid family SUV called the Across. Read full article: Suzuki moves upmarket with Across plug-i...→

The future of car charging: will EVs ever be as convenient as petrol cars?

The future of car charging: will EVs ever be as convenient as petrol cars?

Electric cars are already a big part of today's motoring landscape, but will they ever be as convenient as a 'normal' petrol or diesel car? Read full article: The future of car charging: will EVs eve...→

£20k Fiesta hybrid means more miles from the tank & no faffing about with a plug

£20k Fiesta hybrid means more miles from the tank & no faffing about with a plug

THERE’S a reason the Ford Fiesta is the best-selling car in Britain. Because it’s the best. Simple as. Fiesta is more or less the answer to every question. Wha [...] Read full article: £20k Fiesta hybrid means more miles from...→

Government drops graduated driving licences plan

Government drops graduated driving licences plan

Roads minister Baroness Vere said the Department for Transport is no longer considering putting a limit on what new drivers can do on the road. Read full article: Government drops graduated driving licen...→

Restomods: has the restored classic car market gone too far?

Restomods: has the restored classic car market gone too far?

Restoring and modifying classic cars can produce some amazing results, but has it all become a bit much for the modern motoring world? Read full article: Restomods: has the restored classic car ...→

One driver saved £350 on their car insurance costs after installing simple device

One driver saved £350 on their car insurance costs after installing simple device

ONE DRIVER has saved £350 on his car insurance premium costs by simply installing this new tool to his vehicle. Read full article: One driver saved £350 on their car insur...→

Suzuki Across arrives with £45,599 starting price

Suzuki Across arrives with £45,599 starting price

Firm’s first plug-in hybrid brings low CO2 emissions and competitive fuel economy. Read full article: Suzuki Across arrives with £45,599 start...→

The top 50 most reliable used cars in the UK

The top 50 most reliable used cars in the UK

The WhatCar study found that Japanese and Korean cars performed better than those produced by American and European firms. Read full article: The top 50 most reliable used cars in th...→

Police confirm ‘regular checks’ for speeding will be conducted on popular commuting route

Police confirm ‘regular checks’ for speeding will be conducted on popular commuting route

POLICE officers have confirmed they will be "conducting regular checks" on a popular Birmingham through road after an increase in collisions. Read full article: Police confirm ‘regular checks’ for spee...→

BMW issue worldwide safety recall with almost 3,000 UK cars affected by overheating glitch

BMW issue worldwide safety recall with almost 3,000 UK cars affected by overheating glitch

BMW HAVE issued a worldwide safety recall on several plug-in hybrid machines after fears the vehicles could catch fire. Read full article: BMW issue worldwide safety recall with a...→

Parking firms make bid to bring back clamping

Ten forgotten villages worth detouring to while on the NC500... Private parking operators are campaigning to bring back clamping and towing as punishments for [...] Read full article: Parking firms make bid to bring back cla...→

2020 Kia Sorento review: sharp styling and hybrid power make this one of the best big SUVs out there

2020 Kia Sorento review: sharp styling and hybrid power make this one of the best big SUVs out there

The new Kia Sorento gets a Toyota-style hybrid system with low speed electric running, and is now one of the best seven seat SUVs. Read full article: 2020 Kia Sorento review: sharp styling a...→

New dangerous driving law proposals will send ‘strong message’ to motorists

New dangerous driving law proposals will send ‘strong message’ to motorists

DANGEROUS driving offenders could soon face tougher penalties which will send a "strong message" to motorists and reassure families of previous victims, warns [...] Read full article: New dangerous driving law proposals will...→

Audi's new S3 is up for the fight with its German rivals

Audi's new S3 is up for the fight with its German rivals

NOT even a global pandemic can halt the march of the premium German hot hatch. Joining the 300hp battleground with the Mercedes-AMG A35, BMW M135i and the VW G [...] Read full article: Audi's new S3 is up for the fight with i...→

New driving law sees ‘robust action’ taken against phone users as this loophole is closed

New driving law sees ‘robust action’ taken against phone users as this loophole is closed

DRIVERS could be caught out by a new driving law change which closes a much-used loophole with devastating consequences. Read full article: New driving law sees ‘robust action’ tak...→

The keyless car key is a dumb solution to a problem that didn't exist

The keyless car key is a dumb solution to a problem that didn't exist

The car industry is full of inventions and designs which have saved lives and made the world a better place. Read full article: The keyless car key is a dumb solution t...→

New DfT mobile phone driving rule will ‘clarify law’ and deter offenders says AA President

New DfT mobile phone driving rule will ‘clarify law’ and deter offenders says AA President

NEW DRIVING laws which will see a loophole closed for mobile phone offenders had been supported by AA President, Edmund King. Read full article: New DfT mobile phone driving rule will ‘...→

Honest John: my Land Rover's engine failed so should I take legal action?

Honest John: my Land Rover's engine failed so should I take legal action?

Our consumer champion advises on the best course of action after catastrophic engine failure. Plus: is there a design flaw in the Audi Q5? Read full article: Honest John: my Land Rover's engine fail...→

Jaguar MkVII at 70: the 100mph saloon that caused a genuine sensation in post-war Britain

Jaguar MkVII at 70: the 100mph saloon that caused a genuine sensation in post-war Britain

Looks can be deceptive for this large, rakish saloon not only wowed the crowds at the 1950 British Motor Show but even became a race winner Read full article: Jaguar MkVII at 70: the 100mph saloon th...→

Audi's luxury Q8 e-SUVs are on their way

Audi's luxury Q8 e-SUVs are on their way

Premium German car maker Audi is extending its plug-in hybrid offerings with two new large Q8 SUV models. We give you the pricing and performance details here. Read full article: Audi's luxury Q8 e-SUVs are on their way...→

The Audi A3 Sportback is a driver's delight

The Audi A3 Sportback is a driver's delight

If you enjoy life behind the wheel then you will want to check out the Audi A3 Sportback. Here, we tell you all about the spec, performance and price of the S [...] Read full article: The Audi A3 Sportback is a driver's deli...→

Scotland's national parks are EV so friendly

Scotland's national parks are EV so friendly

A study of the UK's 15 national parks has found the two in Scotland are the best set up to cater for visitors driving electric vehicles. Read full article: Scotland's national parks are EV so frie...→

Keyless car tech blamed for a rise in thefts as drivers urged to ‘keep on top' of changes

Keyless car tech blamed for a rise in thefts as drivers urged to ‘keep on top' of changes

KEYLESS car technology is to blame for a sudden increase in vehicle thefts across the UK, according to analysis from LV Insurance. Read full article: Keyless car tech blamed for a rise in th...→

How to save £3,000 on an electric car: the Government plug-in grant explained

How to save £3,000 on an electric car: the Government plug-in grant explained

Which electric cars qualify for the plug-in car grant (PiCG)? How do you claim it, and are petrol-electric hybrids included in the scheme? Read full article: How to save £3,000 on an electric car: t...→

SsangYong Korando review

Budget brand continues its march towards the mainstream Read full article: SsangYong Korando review...→

Ford scrap diesel model for UK’s most popular road car in favour of a new hybrid engine

Ford scrap diesel model for UK’s most popular road car in favour of a new hybrid engine

FORD will stop selling a diesel range of one of their most popular road cars in favour of a new hybrid design as sales continue to slump. Read full article: Ford scrap diesel model for UK’s most po...→

Birmingham tops list of hard to park UK cities

Birmingham tops list of hard to park UK cities

Came above London, Leeds and Edinburgh in a list of cities where spaces are at a premium. Read full article: Birmingham tops list of hard to park UK ...→

SsangYong Korando review - budget brand continues its march towards the mainstream

Not so long ago, SsangYong’s stock in trade was building ugly, low-cost 4x4s largely based on old Mercedes technology which it sold to a handful of people look [...] Read full article: SsangYong Korando review - budget brand ...→

Car insurance policies can be invalidated in wet weather if drivers take unnecessary risks

Car insurance policies can be invalidated in wet weather if drivers take unnecessary risks

CAR INSURANCE holders could invalidate their policies for taking "unnecessary risks" in wet weather conditions, according to experts. Read full article: Car insurance policies can be invalidate...→

Police warn drivers over ‘fake DVLA emails’ on car tax refunds with over 200 complaints

Police warn drivers over ‘fake DVLA emails’ on car tax refunds with over 200 complaints

POLICE officers have warned motorists about a new DVLA vehicle tax email scam which has been reported more than 200 times over the weekend. Read full article: Police warn drivers over ‘fake DVLA emai...→

New traffic lights will see cars lose priority to cyclists & pedestrians in three cities

New traffic lights will see cars lose priority to cyclists & pedestrians in three cities

NEW TRAFFIC lights soon to be installed across three major UK cities will give cyclists and pedestrians right of way instead of cars. Read full article: New traffic lights will see cars lose pr...→

Drivers warned it could be ‘very dangerous’ to swerve for animals in major safety risk

Drivers warned it could be ‘very dangerous’ to swerve for animals in major safety risk

DRIVERS have been encouraged to not "veer for a deer" whilst driving due to the "risks" involved with a sudden change of direction which could lead to devastat [...] Read full article: Drivers warned it could be ‘very dangero...→

The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Hybrid makes a power point

The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Hybrid makes a power point

Suzuki has made its compact SX4 S-Cross SUV even more tempting by giving it a new hybrid engine. Here, we give you the lowdown on the spec, performance and pri [...] Read full article: The Suzuki SX4 S-Cross Hybrid makes a po...→

Cyclists unaware of Highway Code in a major threat to road users who could face fines

Cyclists unaware of Highway Code in a major threat to road users who could face fines

CYCLISTS are unaware of some of the most crucial Highway Code rules which can have massive consequences for road users, according to a new report. Read full article: Cyclists unaware of Highway Code in a ma...→

Ford recall: Owners will to receive £500 worth of free fuel as compensation

Ford recall: Owners will to receive £500 worth of free fuel as compensation

FORD customers are set to receive £500 of free fuel and an extended warranty pack as compensation for a recent car recall. Read full article: Ford recall: Owners will to receive £500...→

Drivers most likely to fail their MOT in Scotland as drivers urged to ‘triple check' parts

Drivers most likely to fail their MOT in Scotland as drivers urged to ‘triple check' parts

DRIVERS are most likely to fail their MOT test in Scotland according to shocking new research from motoring experts. Read full article: Drivers most likely to fail their MOT in...→

Driving in Europe: New rule introduced within weeks will see UK drivers breaking the law

Driving in Europe: New rule introduced within weeks will see UK drivers breaking the law

DRIVERS will need to apply for a car insurance Green Card in order to drive their vehicle in Europe within just weeks unless a last-minute deal is struck betwe [...] Read full article: Driving in Europe: New rule introduced w...→

1980 MGB LE Roadster: The last of the Abingdon MGs

1980 MGB LE Roadster: The last of the Abingdon MGs

It's been 40 years since MG's Abingdon plant closed and the MGB stopped production, but a few of those final cars still exist. Read full article: 1980 MGB LE Roadster: The last of the Ab...→

Prices revealed for Fiat 500 EV

Prices revealed for Fiat 500 EV

Trendy and eco-friendly – what's not to like about the new Fiat 500 EV city car? Here's the lowdown on the specs, performance and prices. Read full article: Prices revealed for Fiat 500 EV...→

Underinflated tyres cost Brits £1billion a year

Underinflated tyres cost Brits £1billion a year

A failure to ensure our car tyres are properly inflated is pumping up fuel bills by as much as £1billion a year, claims safety organisation TyreSafe. Read full article: Underinflated tyres cost Brits £1billion...→

New Hyundai i20 range includes a hot option

New Hyundai i20 range includes a hot option

Korean marque Hyundai are taking the fight to major rivals in the supermini sector with a new i20 that counts a very appealing pocket-rocket among the versions [...] Read full article: New Hyundai i20 range includes a hot opt...→

New CUPRA Formentor SUV on the way

New CUPRA Formentor SUV on the way

Sporty Spanish brand CUPRA's new head-turning Formentor crossover will be on our roads before the end of 2020 and more precise spec and pricing details are now [...] Read full article: New CUPRA Formentor SUV on the way...→

The Suzuki Swift gets a quick makeover

The Suzuki Swift gets a quick makeover

Japanese car maker Suzuki has given its popular Swift supermini a fresh face and more kit. You can find out about the specs, performances and prices here. Read full article: The Suzuki Swift gets a quick makeover...→

Petrol and diesel charges are ‘cash-grabbing tactics’ putting 'draconian' rules on drivers

Petrol and diesel charges are ‘cash-grabbing tactics’ putting 'draconian' rules on drivers

PETROL and diesel drivers could face daily charges in many UK cities from as early as next year as clean air zones are set to sweep the nation. Read full article: Petrol and diesel charges are ‘cash-grab...→

The Ford Kuga Titanium is families' precious metal

The Ford Kuga Titanium is families' precious metal

We've been finding out why the keenly priced Ford Kuga Titanium is ideal for many households and, in this road test, we tell you all about the spec, performanc [...] Read full article: The Ford Kuga Titanium is families' prec...→

Why thieves are targeting your car's exhaust

Why thieves are targeting your car's exhaust

Thefts of catalytic converters have risen six-fold since 2018, with hybrid cars extremely likely to be targeted. Read full article: Why thieves are targeting your car's exh...→

BMW and Ford tell hybrid owners not to charge their cars amid fire risk

Christmas lights shine through darkness to brighten city - and raise funds for charity... Owners of BMW and Ford plug-in hybrid cars have been told not to char [...] Read full article: BMW and Ford tell hybrid owners not to c...→

Car firms may be forced to sell more electric cars - new targets could see costs come down

Car firms may be forced to sell more electric cars - new targets could see costs come down

CAR MANUFACTURERS could be forced to sell a certain number of electric cars every year in a desperate bid to boost sales with the new technology. Read full article: Car firms may be forced to sell more ele...→

Warming up the car could invalidate insurance - cold weather warning all drivers must know

Warming up the car could invalidate insurance - cold weather warning all drivers must know

WINTER mornings are fast approaching as dozens of road users now find themselves waking up in the cold dark ahead of their morning commutes. Read full article: Warming up the car could invalidate insu...→

Millions of vehicles driven illegally as over ten percent drive with damaged headlights

Millions of vehicles driven illegally as over ten percent drive with damaged headlights

MILLIONS of cars are being driven illegally on UK roads due to suffering from defective headlights, according to Halfords. Read full article: Millions of vehicles driven illegally as...→

Drivers risk fines and invalidating car insurance by breaking simple winter rule

Drivers risk fines and invalidating car insurance by breaking simple winter rule

DRIVERS could be fined up to £100 for breaking this little known driving rule and wrapping up in several layers while behind the wheel this winter. Read full article: Drivers risk fines and invalidating car ...→

Mobile phone law changes must embrace ‘more police patrols’ to ensure ‘action is taken’

Mobile phone law changes must embrace ‘more police patrols’ to ensure ‘action is taken’

MOBILE phone driving law updates must be utilised effectively with "more police patrols" and action taken against offenders, warn experts. Read full article: Mobile phone law changes must embrace ‘m...→

New driving rules will see controversial mobile phone drive-thru restaurant rule scrapped

New driving rules will see controversial mobile phone drive-thru restaurant rule scrapped

NEW DRIVING law proposals from the Department for Transport (DfT) will see a unique mobile phone driving rule scrapped. Read full article: New driving rules will see controversial...→

Car insurance increase: Simple error could see costs rise by up to 25 percent today

Car insurance increase: Simple error could see costs rise by up to 25 percent today

CAR INSURANCE premium costs could increase by up to 25 percent if road users are simply handed penalty points onto their licence. Read full article: Car insurance increase: Simple error cou...→

The car is the star: Sixties' TV dramas with real pulling power

The car is the star: Sixties' TV dramas with real pulling power

A square-jawed hero, a distinctive theme tune and splendid cars made for great television that has (mostly) stood the test of time  Read full article: The car is the star: Sixties' TV dramas ...→

Fifty years of Range Rover celebrated with Goodwood display

Fifty years of Range Rover celebrated with Goodwood display

A parade of 50 Range Rovers adapted for a variety of uses drove to the Goodwood Motor Circuit yesterday. Read full article: Fifty years of Range Rover celebrated wi...→

Speed camera changes: Police urged to make changes which will increase threat of detection

Speed camera changes: Police urged to make changes which will increase threat of detection

POLICE officers have been urged to adopt major changes to speed camera enforcement in a dramatic bid to reduce the number of deaths and injuries. Read full article: Speed camera changes: Police urged to ma...→

Canny car buyers save £1000s buying new motors for less than second-hand model

Canny car buyers save £1000s buying new motors for less than second-hand model

CANNY car buyers can save thousands by snapping up a brand new model for less than the second-hand equivalent. The Covid crisis means desperate dealers are sla [...] Read full article: Canny car buyers save £1000s buying new ...→

Volkswagen unveils full UK range for ID.3 electric car

Volkswagen unveils full UK range for ID.3 electric car

Volkswagen has revealed the details of the various models of the ID.3 electric family hatchback that will be available to order from next week in the UK. Read full article: Volkswagen unveils full UK range for ID....→

Orders open for SEAT Leon PHEV

Orders open for SEAT Leon PHEV

Spanish marque SEAT has started its journey down the plug-in hybrid route with the introduction of the Leon e-HYBRID family hatchback and you can find out more [...] Read full article: Orders open for SEAT Leon PHEV...→

Cars baffle 50 percent of UK adults – What is a dipstick for?

Cars baffle 50 percent of UK adults – What is a dipstick for?

Half of adults are baffled by their motors and have no idea where to put the screen wash, how to pop the bonnet - or even what size engine is under it. A study [...] Read full article: Cars baffle 50 percent of UK adults – Wh...→

Volkswagen unveils flagship 300PS Golf GTI Clubsport

Volkswagen unveils flagship 300PS Golf GTI Clubsport

The Golf GTI has been hugely desirable and successful for many decades and now Volkswagen has given the new generation a boost with a high-performance Clubspor [...] Read full article: Volkswagen unveils flagship 300PS Golf G...→

Fuel myth busted: Drivers told they CAN use mobile phones in these petrol station areas

Fuel myth busted: Drivers told they CAN use mobile phones in these petrol station areas

DRIVERS may be allowed to use a mobile phone in petrol stations despite myths that drivers are touching their devices while filling up their cars. Read full article: Fuel myth busted: Drivers told they CAN ...→

Keyless car technology fuels rise in car theft

Keyless car technology fuels rise in car theft

Recent data shows that theft claims have increased by 20 per cent in each of the last four years. Read full article: Keyless car technology fuels rise in car...→

Sell your second hand car for up to £1,000 more today with these four simple tips

Sell your second hand car for up to £1,000 more today with these four simple tips

MOTORISTS could sell their vehicles for up to £1,000 more by following a series of simple tips and tricks, according to experts at Motorway.co.uk. Read full article: Sell your second hand car for up to £1,0...→

Pope Francis given new eco-friendly motor with safety cage to greet crowds

Pope Francis given new eco-friendly motor with safety cage to greet crowds

POPE Francis has been given a new set of hydrogen-powered wheels. His Holiness’s new environmentally-friendly motor includes a viewing platform with a safety c [...] Read full article: Pope Francis given new eco-friendly moto...→

The car manuals longer than iconic works of fiction

The car manuals longer than iconic works of fiction

It would take less time to finish a Lord of the Rings book than get through some car handbooks. Read full article: The car manuals longer than iconic works...→

Car insurance scam: Experts warn there are more opportunities to 'exploit the vulnerable'

Car insurance scam: Experts warn there are more opportunities to 'exploit the vulnerable'

CAR INSURANCE fraud experts have warned there are "more opportunities" for scammers to "exploit the vulnerable" with many different road users targeted. Read full article: Car insurance scam: Experts warn there a...→

ROAD TEST: Subaru is back on right track with hybrid XV | Press and Journal

ROAD TEST: Subaru is back on right track with hybrid XV | Press and Journal

“If in doubt, flat out” was the driving motto of one of Scotland’s greatest drivers, tragically killed in a helicopter crash 13 years ago. Read full article: ROAD TEST: Subaru is back on right track...→

Coronavirus support measures for insurance customers extended until December 31

Coronavirus support measures for insurance customers extended until December 31

The support in place could help to many of the UK’s 17 million home insurance policyholders and 27 million motor insurance customers, the ABI said. Read full article: Coronavirus support measures for insuran...→

Driving ban warning: Motorists more likely to be banned as courts crackdown on offenders

Driving ban warning: Motorists more likely to be banned as courts crackdown on offenders

DRIVERS are now more likely to be banned from the road after picking up 12 or more penalty points under new guidance from the Sentencing Council. Read full article: Driving ban warning: Motorists more like...→

Rare low-mileage Porsches up for auction

Rare low-mileage Porsches up for auction

Automotive specialists Silverstone Auctions have a clutch of superb Porsche cars for sale in their online event that is taking place on November 13 and 14, and [...] Read full article: Rare low-mileage Porsches up for auction...→

Ford recall: Owners will to receive £500 worth of free fuel as compensation FORD customers are set to receive £500 of free fuel and an extended warranty pack as...

Ford recall: Owners will to receive £500 worth of free fuel as compensation FORD customers are set to receive £500 of free fuel and an extended warranty pack as...

Ford Kuga owners will receive the free goodwill gesture if they are affected by a recent safety recall which was announced in August. Ford has revealed the fre [...] Read full article: Ford recall: Owners will to receive £500...→

How to demist and defrost your car windscreen safely

While many are still working from home, some of us will soon be battling with early morning ice on our car windscreens. Read full article: How to demist and defrost your car winds...→

New driving law may see number plate offenders issued penalty points to ‘change behaviour'

New driving law may see number plate offenders issued penalty points to ‘change behaviour'

NUMBER plate offenders who use fake designs to break common motoring laws such as speeding could soon face tougher penalties as a new bill is brought to the Co [...] Read full article: New driving law may see number plate off...→

Motoring makeover show: Meet new star of the X-Tractor

Motoring makeover show: Meet new star of the X-Tractor

She's the star of a new motoring makeover show - but Tylor Cartin is a world away from your average petrolhead. Read full article: Motoring makeover show: Meet new star of...→

Mission Motorsport: the charity rallying round after cancelling annual Remembrance race

Mission Motorsport: the charity rallying round after cancelling annual Remembrance race

The cancellation of its annual Race of Remembrance has been a blow to MIssion Motorsport – but the charity is fighting back Read full article: Mission Motorsport: the charity rallying...→

Sizzling Skoda Octavia vRS iV promises electrifying performance

Sizzling Skoda Octavia vRS iV promises electrifying performance

Skoda has revealed the details of its hot new plug-in hybrid Octavia and fans of the vRS won't be left disappointed by what's on offer. Read full article: Sizzling Skoda Octavia vRS iV promises e...→

Review - Volkswagen ID.3 is a VW to silently drive change

Review - Volkswagen ID.3 is a VW to silently drive change

Mirror Motoring's Colin Goodwin says the Id.3 may not quite be the most important car VW has launched since the Golf in 1974 - but it is certainly an important [...] Read full article: Review - Volkswagen ID.3 is a VW to sile...→

First live autonomous vehicle trials begin this week in Oxford

First live autonomous vehicle trials begin this week in Oxford

Government-backed project brings ‘deployment of commercial autonomous vehicles in the UK’ closer. Read full article: First live autonomous vehicle trials beg...→

Scots motorists are buzzing for EVs

Scots motorists are buzzing for EVs

Drivers north of the Border are gearing up for the switch to electric vehicles, with a study showing they're well aware of the advantages… and the things they' [...] Read full article: Scots motorists are buzzing for EVs...→

UK's most dangerous city to drive in named as road users urged to be ‘vigilant’

UK's most dangerous city to drive in named as road users urged to be ‘vigilant’

ROAD casualty data from the Department for Transport has named the cities which are the UK's most dangerous areas to drive. Read full article: UK's most dangerous city to drive in nam...→

Lexus UX300e review

Lexus UX300e review

Toyota’s first ever production battery electric car is a lot less innovative than you might expect Read full article: Lexus UX300e review...→

Watch: Ford’s brand new fully-electric Mustang Mach-E prototype in stunning Goodwood drift

FORD has lifted the lid on its brand new electric Mustang Mach-E with a spectacular demonstration run during last weekend's Goodwood Speedweek event. Read full article: Watch: Ford’s brand new fully-electric M...→

Top 50 most reliable used cars to avoid ‘unwelcome headache’ this winter

Top 50 most reliable used cars to avoid ‘unwelcome headache’ this winter

USED car demand has soared since the lifting of lockdown restrictions as road users scramble to secure cheaper models with lockdown savings. Read full article: Top 50 most reliable used cars to avoid ...→

Private parking firms call for ‘abhorrent practice’ to hit drivers with higher penalties

Private parking firms call for ‘abhorrent practice’ to hit drivers with higher penalties

PRIVATE parking firms have demanded that clamping is returned as a punishment for offenders as fines are not enough to deter motorists from breaking the law. Read full article: Private parking firms call for ‘abhorren...→

Nissan X-Trail is spacious, secure & more affordable than other SUVs

Nissan X-Trail is spacious, secure & more affordable than other SUVs

NOW that pretty much the only holiday you can have is a staycation, you’re probably thinking: “I need a bigger car.” And you may well be thinking Nissan Qashqa [...] Read full article: Nissan X-Trail is spacious, secure & mor...→

Fuel duty increase ‘would be wrong’ as changes could be ‘punitive’ on road users

Fuel duty increase ‘would be wrong’ as changes could be ‘punitive’ on road users

FUEL duty increases should not happen in the next budget as it would be the "wrong time" to raise costs as motorists struggle financially, according to RAC exp [...] Read full article: Fuel duty increase ‘would be wrong’ as c...→

Thousands of vehicle owners are set to face £300 daily charge within just months

Thousands of vehicle owners are set to face £300 daily charge within just months

THOUSANDS of drivers will face up to £300 daily charge to drive on the streets of London within months as the new Low Emissions Zone (LEZ) standard comes into [...] Read full article: Thousands of vehicle owners are set to f...→

The only real car in Cyberpunk 2077 is this future-modded Porsche 911 Turbo

The only real car in Cyberpunk 2077 is this future-modded Porsche 911 Turbo

Futuristic video game has a variety of fictional cars… as well as one curiously updated real-world sports car. Read full article: The only real car in Cyberpunk 2077 is t...→

Martin Lewis urges drivers to secure free car check to boost road safety over winter

Martin Lewis urges drivers to secure free car check to boost road safety over winter

MARTIN LEWIS has urged drivers to make use of a free winter vehicle check which could help drivers identify any major issue with their cars. Read full article: Martin Lewis urges drivers to secure fre...→

Could driving be banned? UK drivers risk COVID-19 with major mistake

Could driving be banned? UK drivers risk COVID-19 with major mistake

DRIVERS could be at risk of contracting coronavirus in their vehicles as new research reveals just 16 percent are fully aware of the rules surrounding car use [...] Read full article: Could driving be banned? UK drivers risk...→

Keyless car owners urged to keep fobs in metal bags after 20% rise in thefts

Keyless car owners urged to keep fobs in metal bags after 20% rise in thefts

INSURERS want owners of keyless cars to keep the fobs in metal bags after a spike in thefts. Claims have increased by 20 per cent in each of the last four year [...] Read full article: Keyless car owners urged to keep fobs in...→

Citroen C3 goes greener for no extra cost

Citroen C3 goes greener for no extra cost

Citroen is cleaning up its act when it comes to the engines of its C3 but the eye-catching supermini's pricing remains unchanged. Read full article: Citroen C3 goes greener for no extra cos...→

Watch the new Bentley Flying Spur V8

Watch the new Bentley Flying Spur V8

Bentley has a new flying machine that will spur on keen motorists – the Flying Spur V8 – and you can find out all about it and watch a video gallery of it here [...] Read full article: Watch the new Bentley Flying Spur V8...→

Drivers warned to be on the lookout for deer

Drivers warned to be on the lookout for deer

Road safety experts are alerting motorists to the dangers of wild animals suddenly jumping out on to country routes – and are issuing advice about how to avoid [...] Read full article: Drivers warned to be on the lookout for ...→

Car insurance customers warned there ‘could be an opportunity’ to save money on policies

Car insurance customers warned there ‘could be an opportunity’ to save money on policies

CAR INSURANCE customers who are not using their cars as much over lockdown have been warned there could be an "opportunity" to save money on policies. Read full article: Car insurance customers warned there ‘co...→

Car tyre safety warning revealed as parents are ‘putting their children at risk’ today

Car tyre safety warning revealed as parents are ‘putting their children at risk’ today

DRIVERS may be "putting their children at risk" by potentially driving on dangerous tyres which have not been checked for faults, according to experts. Read full article: Car tyre safety warning revealed as pare...→

Volkswagen's ID3 is everything you could want in an electric car

Volkswagen's ID3 is everything you could want in an electric car

CALL it redemption, call it what you like. But there’s no doubt Volkswagen is making up for the Dieselgate scandal by reinventing itself as an electric car pio [...] Read full article: Volkswagen's ID3 is everything you could...→

Pavement parking restrictions to be toughened as current rules are 'not clear'

Pavement parking restrictions to be toughened as current rules are 'not clear'

DRIVERS are set to face tough pavement parking restrictions in some areas of the UK after proposals were backed by ministers. Read full article: Pavement parking restrictions to be toug...→

Drivers could be fined £5,000 or prosecuted for having sex in their car as half break rule

Drivers could be fined £5,000 or prosecuted for having sex in their car as half break rule

DRIVERS could be issued heavy road fines and could even be prosecuted for having sex in their cars as half of road users admitted to breaking the rules. Read full article: Drivers could be fined £5,000 or prosecu...→

How to run your car more cheaply: 5 ways to slash the cost of car ownership

How to run your car more cheaply: 5 ways to slash the cost of car ownership

CAR RUNNING costs can be dramatically reduced if road users avoid making some simple mistakes while behind the wheel, according to consumer watchdog experts Wh [...] Read full article: How to run your car more cheaply: 5 ways...→

Drivers demand sudden rules change to ban drinking coffee and water behind the wheel

Drivers demand sudden rules change to ban drinking coffee and water behind the wheel

DRIVERS have pushed for new laws to completely ban drinking behind the wheel including soft beverages in a major new overhaul. Read full article: Drivers demand sudden rules change to ba...→

Seat Leon FR review: a class act that's almost good enough to eclipse the similar VW Golf

Seat Leon FR review: a class act that's almost good enough to eclipse the similar VW Golf

The Spanish-built family hatchback has always been a zestier version of VW’s top seller so is the fourth-generation model the top choice? Read full article: Seat Leon FR review: a class act that's ...→

Zenfox T3-3CH review

New £4 million funding announced for Edinburgh Trams and Glasgow subway Read full article: Zenfox T3-3CH review...→

The condition of UK roads is putting lives at risk - the shocking statistics in full

This is what the law says you can do when someone parks in front of your house... Poor or defective roads were a contributing factor in over 500 reported road [...] Read full article: The condition of UK roads is putting liv...→

Driving lockdown: Where can I drive under new Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 restrictions?

Driving lockdown: Where can I drive under new Tier 1, Tier 2 and Tier 3 restrictions?

DRIVING under lockdown rules has been updated with the introduction of the new three-tier system from tomorrow. Read full article: Driving lockdown: Where can I drive unde...→

Drivers could be fined £5,000 for breaking this little known wet weather driving rule

Drivers could be fined £5,000 for breaking this little known wet weather driving rule

DRIVERS could be hit with a massive £5,000 fine for driving in wet weather today if they break a simple rule and splash pedestrians. Read full article: Drivers could be fined £5,000 for breaki...→

A valuable lesson about travelling to university

A valuable lesson about travelling to university

Road Record recently revealed that nearly half of Scottish students have driven to their universities to start the new academic year. Here, Glasgow University [...] Read full article: A valuable lesson about travelling to un...→

Hybrid cars explained – and should you be worried about a ban in 2035?

Hybrid cars explained – and should you be worried about a ban in 2035?

Despite the proposed ban on hybrids along with conventional petrol- and diesel-engined cars by 2035, or possibly even within 10 years, this type of electrified [...] Read full article: Hybrid cars explained – and should you b...→

Experts warn new driving law could ‘put lives at risk’ and ‘threaten road safety'

Experts warn new driving law could ‘put lives at risk’ and ‘threaten road safety'

NEW DRIVING law proposals to introduce a range of driverless technology on UK roads by the Spring of 2021 has been attacked by road safety experts who warn the [...] Read full article: Experts warn new driving law could ‘put ...→

New driving law may see number plate offenders issued penalty points to ‘change behaviour'

New driving law may see number plate offenders issued penalty points to ‘change behaviour'

NUMBER plate offenders who use fake designs to break common motoring laws such as speeding could soon face tougher penalties as a new bill is brought to the Co [...] Read full article: New driving law may see number plate off...→

Driving in Europe: New rule introduced within weeks will see UK drivers breaking the law

Driving in Europe: New rule introduced within weeks will see UK drivers breaking the law

DRIVERS will need to apply for a car insurance Green Card in order to drive their vehicle in Europe within just weeks unless a last-minute deal is struck betwe [...] Read full article: Driving in Europe: New rule introduced w...→

Drivers urged to check car parts as clock change can cause 20 more crashes each day

Drivers urged to check car parts as clock change can cause 20 more crashes each day

MOTORISTS have been urged to conduct a range of simple car checks this weekend to ensure vehicles are prepared for extra nighttime driving. Read full article: Drivers urged to check car parts as cloc...→

Mission Motorsport: the charity rallying round after cancelling annual Remembrance race

Mission Motorsport: the charity rallying round after cancelling annual Remembrance race

The cancellation of its annual Race of Remembrance has been a blow to MIssion Motorsport – but the charity is fighting back Read full article: Mission Motorsport: the charity rallying...→

Self-driving cars aren't yet safe; even the experts agree. But will the government listen?

Self-driving cars aren't yet safe; even the experts agree. But will the government listen?

Today's cars aren't safe enough to be considered or even classed as 'automated', according to independent industry experts. Read full article: Self-driving cars aren't yet safe; even ...→

1980 MGB LE Roadster: The last of the Abingdon MGs

1980 MGB LE Roadster: The last of the Abingdon MGs

It's been 40 years since MG's Abingdon plant closed and the MGB stopped production, but a few of those final cars still exist. Read full article: 1980 MGB LE Roadster: The last of the Ab...→

Mobile phone driving penalties must be toughened to ‘hit drivers where it hurts’

Mobile phone driving penalties must be toughened to ‘hit drivers where it hurts’

MOBILE phone driving offenders should face tougher penalties and even lose their licence to "eradicate" the road safety risks, according to a top motoring lawy [...] Read full article: Mobile phone driving penalties must be t...→

Sizzling Skoda Octavia vRS iV promises electrifying performance

Sizzling Skoda Octavia vRS iV promises electrifying performance

Skoda has revealed the details of its hot new plug-in hybrid Octavia and fans of the vRS won't be left disappointed by what's on offer. Read full article: Sizzling Skoda Octavia vRS iV promises e...→

Underinflated tyres cost Brits £1billion a year

Underinflated tyres cost Brits £1billion a year

A failure to ensure our car tyres are properly inflated is pumping up fuel bills by as much as £1billion a year, claims safety organisation TyreSafe. Read full article: Underinflated tyres cost Brits £1billion...→

Which hybrid supermini is best? Renault Clio E-Tech vs Toyota Yaris Hybrid

Which hybrid supermini is best? Renault Clio E-Tech vs Toyota Yaris Hybrid

The Toyota Yaris has been the only hybrid option in the small car class for many years, so can the new Renault Clio E-Tech better it? Read full article: Which hybrid supermini is best? Renault ...→

New CUPRA Formentor SUV on the way

New CUPRA Formentor SUV on the way

Sporty Spanish brand CUPRA's new head-turning Formentor crossover will be on our roads before the end of 2020 and more precise spec and pricing details are now [...] Read full article: New CUPRA Formentor SUV on the way...→

Petrol and diesel charges are ‘cash-grabbing tactics’ putting 'draconian' rules on drivers

Petrol and diesel charges are ‘cash-grabbing tactics’ putting 'draconian' rules on drivers

PETROL and diesel drivers could face daily charges in many UK cities from as early as next year as clean air zones are set to sweep the nation. Read full article: Petrol and diesel charges are ‘cash-grab...→

£20k Fiesta hybrid means more miles from the tank & no faffing about with a plug

£20k Fiesta hybrid means more miles from the tank & no faffing about with a plug

THERE’S a reason the Ford Fiesta is the best-selling car in Britain. Because it’s the best. Simple as. Fiesta is more or less the answer to every question. Wha [...] Read full article: £20k Fiesta hybrid means more miles from...→

Scots motorists are buzzing for EVs

Scots motorists are buzzing for EVs

Drivers north of the Border are gearing up for the switch to electric vehicles, with a study showing they're well aware of the advantages… and the things they' [...] Read full article: Scots motorists are buzzing for EVs...→

Why thieves are targeting your car's exhaust

Why thieves are targeting your car's exhaust

Thefts of catalytic converters have risen six-fold since 2018, with hybrid cars extremely likely to be targeted. Read full article: Why thieves are targeting your car's exh...→

Restomods: has the restored classic car market gone too far?

Restomods: has the restored classic car market gone too far?

Restoring and modifying classic cars can produce some amazing results, but has it all become a bit much for the modern motoring world? Read full article: Restomods: has the restored classic car ...→

UK's most dangerous city to drive in named as road users urged to be ‘vigilant’

UK's most dangerous city to drive in named as road users urged to be ‘vigilant’

ROAD casualty data from the Department for Transport has named the cities which are the UK's most dangerous areas to drive. Read full article: UK's most dangerous city to drive in nam...→

BMW and Ford tell hybrid owners not to charge their cars amid fire risk

Christmas lights shine through darkness to brighten city - and raise funds for charity... Owners of BMW and Ford plug-in hybrid cars have been told not to char [...] Read full article: BMW and Ford tell hybrid owners not to c...→

Warming up the car could invalidate insurance - cold weather warning all drivers must know

Warming up the car could invalidate insurance - cold weather warning all drivers must know

WINTER mornings are fast approaching as dozens of road users now find themselves waking up in the cold dark ahead of their morning commutes. Read full article: Warming up the car could invalidate insu...→

The top 50 most reliable used cars in the UK

The top 50 most reliable used cars in the UK

The WhatCar study found that Japanese and Korean cars performed better than those produced by American and European firms. Read full article: The top 50 most reliable used cars in th...→

BMW issue worldwide safety recall with almost 3,000 UK cars affected by overheating glitch

BMW issue worldwide safety recall with almost 3,000 UK cars affected by overheating glitch

BMW HAVE issued a worldwide safety recall on several plug-in hybrid machines after fears the vehicles could catch fire. Read full article: BMW issue worldwide safety recall with a...→

Mobile phone law changes must embrace ‘more police patrols’ to ensure ‘action is taken’

Mobile phone law changes must embrace ‘more police patrols’ to ensure ‘action is taken’

MOBILE phone driving law updates must be utilised effectively with "more police patrols" and action taken against offenders, warn experts. Read full article: Mobile phone law changes must embrace ‘m...→

2020 Kia Sorento review: sharp styling and hybrid power make this one of the best big SUVs out there

2020 Kia Sorento review: sharp styling and hybrid power make this one of the best big SUVs out there

The new Kia Sorento gets a Toyota-style hybrid system with low speed electric running, and is now one of the best seven seat SUVs. Read full article: 2020 Kia Sorento review: sharp styling a...→

Watch: Ford’s brand new fully-electric Mustang Mach-E prototype in stunning Goodwood drift

FORD has lifted the lid on its brand new electric Mustang Mach-E with a spectacular demonstration run during last weekend's Goodwood Speedweek event. Read full article: Watch: Ford’s brand new fully-electric M...→

New driving rules will see controversial mobile phone drive-thru restaurant rule scrapped

New driving rules will see controversial mobile phone drive-thru restaurant rule scrapped

NEW DRIVING law proposals from the Department for Transport (DfT) will see a unique mobile phone driving rule scrapped. Read full article: New driving rules will see controversial...→

Private parking firms call for ‘abhorrent practice’ to hit drivers with higher penalties

Private parking firms call for ‘abhorrent practice’ to hit drivers with higher penalties

PRIVATE parking firms have demanded that clamping is returned as a punishment for offenders as fines are not enough to deter motorists from breaking the law. Read full article: Private parking firms call for ‘abhorren...→

Car insurance increase: Simple error could see costs rise by up to 25 percent today

Car insurance increase: Simple error could see costs rise by up to 25 percent today

CAR INSURANCE premium costs could increase by up to 25 percent if road users are simply handed penalty points onto their licence. Read full article: Car insurance increase: Simple error cou...→

Audi's new S3 is up for the fight with its German rivals

Audi's new S3 is up for the fight with its German rivals

NOT even a global pandemic can halt the march of the premium German hot hatch. Joining the 300hp battleground with the Mercedes-AMG A35, BMW M135i and the VW G [...] Read full article: Audi's new S3 is up for the fight with i...→

Fuel duty increase ‘would be wrong’ as changes could be ‘punitive’ on road users

Fuel duty increase ‘would be wrong’ as changes could be ‘punitive’ on road users

FUEL duty increases should not happen in the next budget as it would be the "wrong time" to raise costs as motorists struggle financially, according to RAC exp [...] Read full article: Fuel duty increase ‘would be wrong’ as c...→

The keyless car key is a dumb solution to a problem that didn't exist

The keyless car key is a dumb solution to a problem that didn't exist

The car industry is full of inventions and designs which have saved lives and made the world a better place. Read full article: The keyless car key is a dumb solution t...→

The only real car in Cyberpunk 2077 is this future-modded Porsche 911 Turbo

The only real car in Cyberpunk 2077 is this future-modded Porsche 911 Turbo

Futuristic video game has a variety of fictional cars… as well as one curiously updated real-world sports car. Read full article: The only real car in Cyberpunk 2077 is t...→

Honest John: my Land Rover's engine failed so should I take legal action?

Honest John: my Land Rover's engine failed so should I take legal action?

Our consumer champion advises on the best course of action after catastrophic engine failure. Plus: is there a design flaw in the Audi Q5? Read full article: Honest John: my Land Rover's engine fail...→

Could driving be banned? UK drivers risk COVID-19 with major mistake

Could driving be banned? UK drivers risk COVID-19 with major mistake

DRIVERS could be at risk of contracting coronavirus in their vehicles as new research reveals just 16 percent are fully aware of the rules surrounding car use [...] Read full article: Could driving be banned? UK drivers risk...→

Canny car buyers save £1000s buying new motors for less than second-hand model

Canny car buyers save £1000s buying new motors for less than second-hand model

CANNY car buyers can save thousands by snapping up a brand new model for less than the second-hand equivalent. The Covid crisis means desperate dealers are sla [...] Read full article: Canny car buyers save £1000s buying new ...→

Citroen C3 goes greener for no extra cost

Citroen C3 goes greener for no extra cost

Citroen is cleaning up its act when it comes to the engines of its C3 but the eye-catching supermini's pricing remains unchanged. Read full article: Citroen C3 goes greener for no extra cos...→

Orders open for SEAT Leon PHEV

Orders open for SEAT Leon PHEV

Spanish marque SEAT has started its journey down the plug-in hybrid route with the introduction of the Leon e-HYBRID family hatchback and you can find out more [...] Read full article: Orders open for SEAT Leon PHEV...→

The Audi A3 Sportback is a driver's delight

The Audi A3 Sportback is a driver's delight

If you enjoy life behind the wheel then you will want to check out the Audi A3 Sportback. Here, we tell you all about the spec, performance and price of the S [...] Read full article: The Audi A3 Sportback is a driver's deli...→

Watch the new Bentley Flying Spur V8

Watch the new Bentley Flying Spur V8

Bentley has a new flying machine that will spur on keen motorists – the Flying Spur V8 – and you can find out all about it and watch a video gallery of it here [...] Read full article: Watch the new Bentley Flying Spur V8...→

Fuel myth busted: Drivers told they CAN use mobile phones in these petrol station areas

Fuel myth busted: Drivers told they CAN use mobile phones in these petrol station areas

DRIVERS may be allowed to use a mobile phone in petrol stations despite myths that drivers are touching their devices while filling up their cars. Read full article: Fuel myth busted: Drivers told they CAN ...→

Keyless car tech blamed for a rise in thefts as drivers urged to ‘keep on top' of changes

Keyless car tech blamed for a rise in thefts as drivers urged to ‘keep on top' of changes

KEYLESS car technology is to blame for a sudden increase in vehicle thefts across the UK, according to analysis from LV Insurance. Read full article: Keyless car tech blamed for a rise in th...→

Car insurance customers warned there ‘could be an opportunity’ to save money on policies

Car insurance customers warned there ‘could be an opportunity’ to save money on policies

CAR INSURANCE customers who are not using their cars as much over lockdown have been warned there could be an "opportunity" to save money on policies. Read full article: Car insurance customers warned there ‘co...→

Sell your second hand car for up to £1,000 more today with these four simple tips

Sell your second hand car for up to £1,000 more today with these four simple tips

MOTORISTS could sell their vehicles for up to £1,000 more by following a series of simple tips and tricks, according to experts at Motorway.co.uk. Read full article: Sell your second hand car for up to £1,0...→

How to save £3,000 on an electric car: the Government plug-in grant explained

How to save £3,000 on an electric car: the Government plug-in grant explained

Which electric cars qualify for the plug-in car grant (PiCG)? How do you claim it, and are petrol-electric hybrids included in the scheme? Read full article: How to save £3,000 on an electric car: t...→