Prince Charles’s latest planet-saving move: an electric Jaguar I-Pace


He has installed solar panels on royal roofs, waged war on plastic and switched to low-energy light bulbs — and now the Prince of Wales has...
Keep annual MOT test — but not for the reasons you think, says road safety expert

Opinion: Keep MOT — but not for reasons you think


A report from an independent think tank concluded that the MOT test is “outdated” and should be scrapped. We asked an expert what he thought.
Environmental audit committee launches enquiry into hand car washes

Opinion: Hand car washes must clean up their act


Over the last 15 years hand car washes have become a familiar sight in car parks and forecourts across the UK. There are anywhere between 10,000
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.
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...
Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim, I’ll eat my brake pads

Opinion: If Uber is worth what the investors claim


With a name like Uber, a business could not make the scale of its ambitions clearer. Deutschland über alles, and all that...

Opinion: Gas could solve the diesel crisis


Despite the gloom, traffic pollution is on the wane – but don’t assume electric is the only way to power cars of the future, says Matt Ridley.
Opinion: Speed camera rage — I’ve felt the primal desire for revenge

Opinion: Speed camera rage


Controversy abounds, apparently, in the tale of the 23-year-old have-a-go chancer Chris Welford, who recently tapped the frustrations of many...
Opinion: Self-driving cars still need a human touch

Opinion: Self-driving cars need a human touch


When is a self-driving car not a self-driving car? Most of the time, actually. When the cab-hailing firm Uber announced it was launching...