Fast-track only: meet the new Ferrari 488 Pista


Ferrari is one of the most secretive of car companies of all, but that hasn’t stopped pictures of the new 488 Pista finding their way into the op
Emissions scandal: after VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?

After VW did Mercedes cheat diesel tests?


German media allege that US authorities have discovered that Daimler, parent of Mercedes, developed software for its diesel-powered vehicles that

Teenager killed during a ride in Ferrari


A driver who gave a car-mad teenager a short ride in a Ferrari on a private road has been accused of careless driving, after causing a crash that
Fake garage door hid illegal house

Fake garage door hid illegal house


A couple who went to elaborate lengths to disguise a tiny extra home as a garage will have to pay thousands of pounds after being caught...
Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood, BBC weather presenter on her cars and career (interview)

Me and My Motor: Carol Kirkwood


Even when I was little, I was obsessed with cars,” says Carol Kirkwood, the BBC weather presenter. “I used to sit in Mum’s Austin Maxi ...
Blink and you'll miss it: Aspark Owl electric supercar does 0-60mph in 1.9 seconds

Aspark Owl electric supercar: 0-60mph in 1.9s


Aspark, a Japanese car maker, believes that the characteristics of electric motors makes them best for out-running the world's fastest supercars
Tesla led an automotive revolution but being first doesn’t always mean winning

Tesla led an automotive revolution but . . .


In 1910 a south London company not long since known as the Vauxhall Iron Works produced a vehicle that changed the world of motoring.
Drive diesel or petrol car and get £130 fine at peaks hours in Hackney and Islington

Diesel, petrol cars attract fines in north London


Petrol and diesel cars face being banned from parts of two London boroughs under Britain’s toughest action against polluting vehicles.
Melanie Reid in praise of white-van man

Melanie Reid in praise of white-van man


There is fellowship, and then there is white-van-man fellowship. One of my happiest alter egos is out driving my Mercedes Sprinter, alone...
Most common faults for UK's most popular cars revealed by WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Most common faults for UK's most popular cars


Premium car brands have a reputation for frequent failures but new data exposing the chronic faults seen by UK garages suggests it’s...
Fine mess: new £2500 penalty reduces roadwork delays

Fine mess: £2,500 penalty reduces roadwork delays


Plans to make utility companies and council contractors pay up to £2,500 a day to dig up roads at peak times are hoped to reduce congestion.
Laywer Nick Freeman calls for a ban on hands-free phone use

Ban hands-free phone use in cars, says lawyer


With a successful career spent defending wealthy and famous clients from driving convictions, it’s little wonder that Nick Freeman enjoys the nic
The new 'reasonably priced' Kia Ceed grows up for 2018

The new 'reasonably priced' Kia Ceed grows up


The Kia Ceed is best known for being the car that countless celebrities crashed, crunched the gears of and peeled the tyres off — sometimes...