Lanyard wearers at risk of airbag-inflicted injuries, police warn


Motorists who wear lanyards when they're driving could be at risk of being seriously injured by them in a car crash, police in Devon say.

Bloodhound land speed record car back on track


The Bloodhound land speed record car has been given a new lease of life and is back on track to break the sound barrier.

Electric scooters could soon be road legal in UK


Road legal electric micro-scooters are one part of a new plan to keep Britain "at the heart of the next mobility revolution".

Mixed results in first new car keyless tech tests


In tests conducted by Thatcham Research, nearly two thirds of the assessed vehicles were found to be susceptible to keyless car thefts.
New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines

New regulations put an end to rogue parking fines


The days of extortionate parking fines on private land could be a thing of the past after a government clampdown on rogue car park owners.
Don’t like our 112mph speed cap? You didn’t like seatbelts, either, says Volvo

Volvo: Speed cap? Seatbelts weren't loved, either


One of Volvo's safety chiefs has compared the negative reactions to its 112mph speed limit with the response to mandatory seatbelts.
Volvo cars to detect drunk drivers and autonomously pull over

Volvo cars to detect drunk drivers


Drink driving could be impossible in future Volvos with the introduction of tech that will detect intoxicated drivers and take over control.

Me and My Motor: Ardal O'Hanlon


“I’d love an Aston Martin", says the comedian Ardal O'Hanlon, rubbing his hands with glee. "Maybe there's time for one more rash purchase."

Basildon cuts speed to improve air quality


Basildon Council is seeking to restrict a five-mile stretch of the A127 to 50mph, to help bring local air quality levels to within legal limits.
Motorist who alerted police to drunk driver is also arrested for being above the limit

Police arrest two drunk drivers in one go


A motorist who helped police detain a drink driving suspect was also arrested for being over the legal alcohol limit.
Gran Turismo players have won their first FIA-sanctioned races in 2019

FIA Gran Turismo video game series returns


While last week's Formula One race was underway Down Under, another FIA racing series was kicking off... on the Gran Turismo Sport video game.
2020 Tesla Model Y: prices, range, specs and release date

2020 Tesla Model Y: prices, range and specs


Tesla's core model line-up will be complete next year, when the seven-seater Model Y SUV joins the range in late 2020.
Here are your F1 2019 challengers

F1 2019 preview: the cars, drivers and calendar


Though the first race is still three weeks away, we now have out best look yet at all 10 challengers for the 2019 F1 world championship.