Volkswagen bosses ordered staff to carry on cheating, FBI alleges


Volkswagen’s top executives told staff to cover up emissions cheating in the weeks before the scandal was exposed, the FBI claimed yesterday

Me and My Motor: John Blashford-Snell, explorer


Long before Ray Mears and Bear Grylls brought old-school adventuring to television, Colonel John Blashford-Snell was conquering the unknown...
Diesel cars pumping out twice the toxins of lorries and buses

Diesel cars pump out twice the toxins of lorries


Modern diesel cars produce more than twice as much toxic gas as a lorry or bus of the same age, analysis has found.
Busy roads put millions at higher risk of dementia

Busy roads put millions at higher risk of dementia


More than 10m Britons are at a higher risk of dementia because they live near a busy road, scientists have concluded.
Private ambulance drivers receive

Ambulance drivers receive "one hour of training"


A former member of staff at a private ambulance company has told how he received one hour of training to drive vehicles at high speed.
Me and My Motor: Singer-songwriter, Amy Macdonald, has a passion for fast cars

Me and My Motor: Amy Macdonald


Amy Macdonald had a No 1 album by the time she turned 20 and has gone on to sell more than 9m albums around the world...
Kia's Stinger GT sports tourer is a Maserati for the masses

Kia Stinger is a Maserati for the masses


Kia hopes to entice drivers out of their German cars with a new grand tourer that is intended to inject a healthy helping of glamour into...
New Audi Q8 e-tron SUV-coupé to go on sale next year

New Audi Q8 e-tron SUV-coupé on sale next year


A forthcoming rival to the BMW X6 and Mercedes GLE coupe, the luxury Audi Q8 is a cross between a sleek coupe and a go-anywhere, carry everything
British Government says drivers should be compensated over Volkswagen dieselgate emissions scandal

VW dieselgate: British drivers launch legal action


Volkswagen faces a class action lawsuit from 10,000 British drivers, who say the German car maker misled them into paying extra for diesel cars

Bose active suspension technology for car seats


In a Las Vegas parking lot, an innocuous-looking minibus is pootling around a course made up of speed bumps and other undulating terrain...
Products: Dehumidifiers for garages and homes reviewed

Products: Dehumidifiers for garages and homes


Whether your garage is filled with a cherished car, the overspill from family life or a lifetime's collection of gardening and DIY equipment...
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax shock


Buying a car is confusing for most at the best of times but with new car tax rules being brought in on April 1 this year, buyers are advised...
Approaching fast: Mercedes-AMG’s new 1,000bhp hypercar

Approaching fast: Mercedes-AMG’s 1,000bhp hypercar


Mercedes-AMG has revealed a tantalising glimpse of its new hypercar, the Formula One-engined mean machine which will take on the Bugatti Chiron