Aston Martin will receive electric tech from Mercedes in return for bigger stake

Aston to raise £653m in Saudi-backed deal


Aston Martin Lagonda has said that it plans to raise £653m in equity with backing from the Saudi Arabian Public Investment Fund (PIF).
1969 Chevy Camaro Z28 by Lego

Lego unveils classic Chevy Camaro Z28 kit


Lego has unveiled its latest classic car-inspired kit: a brick version of the 1969 Chevrolet Camaro Z28.
2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6

Hyundai Ioniq 6 saloon with 300+ miles revealed


Hyundai has unveiled the Ioniq 6, the slippery, streamlined follow-up to the electric Ioniq 5.
Smart motorway construction

Fraud fears over motorway construction


National Highways has written to construction companies asking them to outline the anti-fraud practices they have in place.
Welcome to Wales sign

Speed limit in Wales lowered to 20mph


The Welsh parliament has passed legislation that will see the speed limit in built-up areas reduced from 30mph to 20mph from next year.
Female Uber passenger charged £119 for eight-mile journey after 43-mile round trip while she slept

Uber lobbied UK politicians with £75m fund


A trove of leaked documents has revealed that the US ride-sharing company Uber spent around £75m per year lobbying politicians.
Bernie Ecclestone to become a father again to first son at the age of 89

Ecclestone to be charged with fraud


Former Formula One boss, Bernie Ecclestone is to face charges of fraud by false representation after discovery undeclared assets.
Jeremy Clarkson opens up about plans to be a farmer, reveals love of birds and conservation

Clarkson opens restaurant thanks to loophole


Jeremy Clarkson has opened a 40-seat restaurant on his farm in rural Oxfordshire.
Iron Dames in Ferrari 488 GTE Pro Evo at Monza 2022 WEC

All-female team takes podium in WEC


Iron Dames has become the first all-female racing team to take a class podium position in a World Endurance Championship (WEC) event.
A selection of EVs - by the Octopus Energy Group

Customers stick with stop-gap models


Badge snobs may be a dying breed if data from a leading electric car leasing firm is anything to go by.
Shell oil refinery

Shell profits as motorists shell out


The petroleum company Shell has announced that it expects profits from its refining business to jump by as much as $1.2bn.
Tesla creates Model 3 emergency response car for police trials

Police EVs 'running out of puff'


Police officers driving electric vehicles are struggling to fulfil their duties and respond to incidents because their cars “run out of puff”...