Budget 2017: everything drivers need to know (including about diesel)


The chancellor of the exchequer, Philip Hammond, has announced the government’s 2017 Budget. Here's what you need to know.
Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds

Drivers handed penalty notice every 2.5 seconds


Almost 12m drivers receive a penalty notice every year, the equivalent of one every 2.5 seconds, as the number of fixed cameras increases.
Driver fights fine for singing in car

Driver fights fine for singing at the wheel


A Canadian man is awaiting a court showdown to defend his right to sing and drive after being fined for chanting along at the wheel to a 1990s cl
Ready to rumble: 2017 Aston Martin Vantage takes on the Porsche 911

Ready to rumble: 2018 Aston Martin Vantage


Aston Martin has launched a new Vantage, replacing one of the longest serving sports cars on the road following 12-years of distinguished service

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...
Jeremy Clarkson: ban buses or bicycles to reduce road deaths

Jeremy Clarkson: ban buses or bicycles


Jeremy Clarkson has proposed banning either buses or bicycles in order to reduce the number of deaths and injuries on Britain's roads.
Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, singer and front man of Jamiroquai

Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, front man of Jamiroquai


Jason Kay loves cars. The singer and front man of Jamiroquai is rarely happier than when he’s breathing in the smell of freshly burned Castrol oi
Driving the Tesla Semi: the electric lorry with 500 miles of range and Autopilot

Driving the Tesla Semi, a 500-mile electric lorry


I’m sitting in the form-fitting driver’s seat of Elon Musk’s most powerful electric vehicle, flanked by high-definition touchscreens...
Elon Musk claims 250mph, 620 miles per charge for new Tesla Roadster

New Tesla Roadster: 250mph, 620 miles per charge


Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, delighted has delighted electric car fans and shocked the auto-industry – again – by announcing that he’s...
VW blames drivers failing to fit new software for dirty diesel cars

VW blames drivers failing to fit software fix


Volkswagen has blamed its customers after failing to fix almost 400,000 diesel cars fitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests.
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Used car buyers charge toward electric models


They are expensive to buy, won't travel very far before running out of power and take an age to recharge - but that isn't deterring drivers from
Revealed: the dangerous defects found on foreign and British lorries

Revealed: the dangerous defects found on lorries


FOREIGN LORRY drivers are more likely than their British counterparts to be driving vehicles with lethal defects. One in eight foreign-registered
Uber and NASA to launch electric flying taxis 'by 2020'

Uber and NASA to launch electric flying taxis


UBER has done a deal with the US space agency to launch flying cars in cities around the world. The taxi hire company will work with Nasa to crea