Reader Letters: Air-con recirculate, diesel additives, spare wheels and VW Underworld


I’ve just bought a new(ish) Honda Civic and was disappointed to find there is no spare wheel or space-saver. I understand that, in case of...
Reader Letters: Motorway fuel and hire car rip-offs

Reader Letters: Hire car rip-offs, motorway fuel


I recently returned from a holiday in Italy, where I had arranged to hire a car through rentalcars.com. When I arrived at the Avis desk...
Reader Letters: VW diesel battle, in-car fumes, LED roads, used car praise and jargon busting

Reader Letters: VW battles and jargon busting


I hear 40,000 UK Volkswagen diesel owners have launched a legal action in relation to the “defeat device” on their cars: the “fix” has...
Hydrogen cars letters to sunday times driving

Reader Letters: Hydrogen future and petrol rip-off


"Hallelujah! At last, someone is talking about hydrogen-powered cars. It’s obvious this method of fuelling vehicles must be the future..."
Sunday Times Driving letters, May 21, 2017: Jeremy Clarkson Renault Twingo review

Reader Letters: Twingo tangle, cramped canines


Presumably Jeremy Clarkson enjoyed his brief experience with the Renault Twingo (“So hot, you can cook breakfast in the boot”, April 23)...
Reader Letters: French flies, car tax tussles, Welsh road signs and wave power

Reader Letters: Tax tussles and French flies


"After accumulating what seemed to be most of France’s flies on my windscreen, I followed a friend’s tip and attacked them with a wet wipe."
Reader Letters: Red lights, traffic calming, driving in France, diesel dongles and a cardinal rule

Reader Letters: Red mist and diesel dongles


"Jim Murray asks why he shouldn’t drive through an empty pelican crossing on red. One reason would be that..."
Reader Letters: Welsh road signs, road tax truths, cycling clothing, driverless cars and trusting the politicians

Reader Letters: Tax truths and signage goofs


We have recently moved to Wales, where the road signs are in two languages. It can be very difficult to pick up where the English text starts...
Reader Letters: New road tax, diesel riddle, headlight flashing, priorité à droit, Smart cars, red lights, plastic Clarkson and potholes

Reader Letters: New road tax and a diesel riddle


"It is disingenuous of the government to pretend that its revision to vehicle tax has a green element..."
Reader Letters: Driverless car challenge and flashing bike lights

Reader Letters: Driverless issue and bike lights


In future cities populated with driverless cars, imagine the battle for right of way once pranksters, daredevils and eventually all cyclists...
Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice and not seeing the light

Reader Letters: Bad diesel advice


Roger Blackman is unsympathetic towards diesel owners and says a little research would have revealed why the diesel engine should be confined...
Reader Letters: Cabin smells, brake fluid changes, peanut power, clean diesel and Italian points

Reader Letters: Cabin smells and peanut power


Years ago I used to get a lift from a man with a Rolls-Royce of the same period as James May’s. It too had an unusual scent inside...
Reader Letters: Clarkson's Ateca attack, engineering complexity and dirty diesel

Reader Letters: Ateca attack and dirty diesel


"Jeremy Clarkson’s review of the Seat Ateca showed a total absence of objectivity..."