Reader Letters: Rev reverence and dodgy speed recognition systems


Tony Inchley asks whether regular drivers need rev counters. My children and I were taught by my husband to use the rev counter almost to the...
Car Clinic: Will connecting my car's 12v battery to a charger while I'm away damage the electrics?

Car Clinic: Will battery charger damage electrics?


Will the electrics in my Ford Focus be harmed if I connect the battery to a charger when we go away this winter?
Reader Letters: Aston corrections, speed limiters, Citroën brake wear and motorcycle filtering

Reader Letters: Speed limiters and motorbike wars


Your correspondence this week covers Clarkson's "insults" to Aston Martin's "fine engineers", Citroën brake wear query and erratic driving.
The Fixer: British VW, Audi and Skoda owners share dieselgate concerns

The Fixer: VW owners share dieselgate concerns


Owners of VW Group cars in the UK affected by the diesel emissions scandal have contacted Driving with concerns about their cars...
The Fixer: Are you having problems with you car and its manufacturer?

The Fixer: Are you having problems with your car


Have you had problems with your car and its manufacturer? We want to hear about it in a new series called The Fixer.
Reader Letters: Boy racers, TFL's tardy phone service and do we need rev counters?

Reader Letters: Boy racers and tardy phone service


Your letters this week include proof that some children are still interested in cars and a question over whether rev counters are relevant...

Buying guide: leading dashboard cameras (dashcams)...


The technology that has been safe-guarding the reputations – and insurance policies – of good drivers in Russia for many years is now beginning...
Reader Letters: Diesel pollution, car theft and Honda praise

Reader Letters: Diesel pollution and Honda praise


Letters to Sunday Times Driving this week include a question over whether buyers should have financial incentives to move away from diesel...
Car Clinic: Does the Sport setting on a Mercedes save fuel around town?

Car Clinic: Does the Sport setting save fuel?


At a speed awareness course my husband was told that using the Sport setting on our automatic Mercedes in town saves petrol. My garage disagreed.
Reader Letters: Roadster heaven, weaving motorbikes, used car mileage, parking tickets and Flummox FM

Reader Letters: Roadster heaven and Flummox FM


The car that beats the Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider, the dangers of filtering, how used cars are like dating apps, a parking problem...
Reader Letters: Insurance groups and motorway gantry gaffes

Reader Letters: Insurance groups and gantry gaffes


Your correspondence this week includes insight into how smart motorway matrix signs work and more on car insurance premiums can alter...
Car Clinic: Why have my alloy wheels turned black?

Car Clinic: Why have my alloy wheels turned black?


The alloy wheels on our 2014 Ford B-Max turned from silver to black shortly after purchase. Why?
Reader Letters: Red-light rage and used car dealers

Reader Letters: Red-light rage and used car dealer


Barry Borman asks what can be done about cyclists who thump the cars of drivers who tell them they have jumped a red light...