Composer Hans Zimmer on creating the soundscape for BMW’s future electric cars


Nestled in as studio in the suburbs of Santa Monica, Hollywood composer Hans Zimmer is making BMW's future electric cars sound . . . happy.
Mackinac Island horse-drawn carriage

Why are cars banned from Mackinac Island?


US vice president Mike Pence brought a cavalcade to Mackinac Island over the weekend — even though cars have been banned there since 1898.
Killeen Police Department Texas Officer Using Mobile Phone While Driving

Video: Texas cop caught using phone while driving


A police officer in Texas has courted controversy, after footage emerged of the cop on patrol using a mobile phone while driving.
Aston Martin moves into luxury property with new building in Miami

Aston Martin breaks ground on luxury flat project


British sports car maker Aston Martin is expanding its operations from wheels to walls with a new luxury apartment complex in Miami, Florida.
Maryland Police pull over 500 trucks in single day for safety inspections

Police inspect 500 trucks in single day


More than 100 lorries were taken out of service in a single day by Maryland State Police, in an effort to remove unsafe and unfit...
Family get shock when raccoon leaps onto car and hitches a ride

Video: Raccoon hitches ride on car bonnet


Tennessee resident Michelle Lowry got a shock while driving home on May 23, when a raccoon jumped on the windscreen of her family’s car.
Subaru WRX destroyed in violent Utah car crash

Subaru WRX destroyed in car crash


A Subaru WRX driver was very lucky to survive a violent car crash in Utah that destroyed his sports saloon.

Video: Train hits SUV that jumped level crossing


A motorist in Florida has been rushed to hospital, after the SUV they were in was struck by a double-decker train at a level crossing.
Dash cam captures micro-scooter rider knocked down by car

Video: Micro-scooter rider knocked down by car


The shocking moment the rider of a micro-scooter was knocked down by a car in Austin, Texas, was captured on the dash cam of another vehicle.
Fremont Police send Tesla electric patrol car into active service

Fremont Police deploy Tesla electric patrol car


A police department in California has deployed its first electric car: a Tesla Model S.
Vintage aircraft crashes on highway in California

Video: Classic plane in German WWII livery crashes


A classic aircraft dressed in the livery of a WWII aeroplane from the German Luftwaffe crashed on a highway in the United States of America.
Into the valley of death in a Mazda6

Great Drives: Into the valley of death in a Mazda6


On the trail of the Gold Rush pioneers, Nick Rufford tries to keep his cool in the high heat of the California desert
'This is how I’m going to die' - pensioner trapped in cadillac xlr for 14 hours

Pensioner feared death after being trapped in car


A pensioner thought he was going to die while locked inside his car last month, as temperatures outside the vehicle reached 25°C.