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Nearly-new electric cars cost more to run than petrol and diesel


Electric cars bought one or two years after manufacture are costlier to run than petrol or diesel equivalents, according to the largest new and u
Hydrogen hypercar with 1,100bhp to be made in Warwickshire

Hydrogen hypercar to be made in Warwickshire


British startup Viritech has announced that it will produce a 1,100bhp hydrogen-powered hypercar at the MIRA technology park in Nuneaton.
Remote controlled car company Tamiya reveals driveable Wild One model

Tamiya reveals driveable Wild One Max


Tamiya, the remote controlled car company responsible for endless hours of childhood fun in the 1980s, has released a full-size, driveable model.
Volkswagen ID.4 GTX unveiled as car maker’s first hot electric model

Volkswagen ID.4 GTX is hot electric crossover


Volkswagen has revealed the ID.4 GTX, an electric crossover that heralds a series of performance-focused electric cars.
“Self-driving” cars could be legalised on UK roads later this year

“Self-driving” cars allowed on UK roads this year


"Self-driving” cars could be allowed on the UK’s roads later this year, the Department of Transport (DfT) has announced.
Aston Martin V12 Speedster gains Le Mans winning DBR1-inspired spec

Aston Martin V12 Speedster gets DBR1-inspired spec


Aston Martin will release its upcoming open-top V12 speedster in a specification inspired by the Le Mans-winning DBR1.
Recycling electric car batteries could reduce mining of metals by up to 55%

Harmful cobalt mining could be reduced by a third


Widespread recycling of electric car batteries could reduce the need to mine some earth metals by as much as 55%, according to a new report.
Toyota acquires Lyft’s self-driving division

Toyota acquires Lyft’s self-driving division


Toyota will acquire Level 5, the self-driving car division of ride-hailing company Lyft, for $550m (£396m), it has been announced.
New Lotus sports car will be called the Emira

New Lotus sports car will be called the Emira


Lotus has revealed that its upcoming sports car, hitherto known as the Type 131, will be named the Emira.
New Ford headlights automatically adjust using GPS data

Ford GPS headlights "show the car the way to go"


New headlights designed by Ford use GPS data in order to pre-emptively adjust the direction and strength of the beam before bends and junctions.

Can I still get driving lessons in lockdown?


With the vaccine rollout continuing, learner drivers are beginning to wonder when they will be able to get driving lessons and take their test.
The Ferrari Roma

Ferrari has made a car sedate enough for Clarkson


With the entry-level Roma, Ferrari has made a car understated enough to be used on British roads, Jeremy Clarkson has said in The Sunday Times.