Tesla cars now have Dog Mode and HAL-inspired Sentry Mode (updated)


Though it's claimed to improve security, Tesla's Sentry Mode will likely appeal more to fans of the 1968 sci-fi film 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Rhinoceros charges into SUV on safari trail

Video: rhinoceros charges into SUV on safari trail


Plenty of drivers have experienced bouts of road rage and being on the receiving end of a horn but few will have had their car roughed up by the
Times readers' comments on the story about a cow being transported in a car are hilarious

Times readers have their say on cow in car


A story about a calf being spotted in the boot of a car have got subscribers to The Times newspaper rather hot and bothered.
Motorists warned against leaving pets in hot cars

Two dogs rescued from hot car in North Yorkshire


Drivers and dog owners have been warned not to leave dogs in hot cars.
Watch: Alligator rides in Florida police car

Watch: Alligator rides in Florida police car


Footage released by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office shows the reptile sliding out of a police car and making its ways towards a lake
Hunt for driver who swerved to hit and kill roosting ducks in Nafferton

Hunt for driver who swerved to hit roosting ducks


Police are investigating a shocking incident, caught on CCTV, in which a driver deliberately ran over a brace of ducks in Nafferton.
Skoda Octavia review (2017-on)

Drivers vote Skoda Octavia best new car of 2018


The Skoda Octavia has been voted best new car of 2018 in the Auto Trader New Car Awards 2018. Runners up were the BMW 1-series and the Peugeot...
Watch this dog drive a truck into phone shop

Watch this dog drive a truck into phone shop


Dogs are meant to be man's best friend but you'd probably have a bit of a falling out with Fido if they drove your pick-up truck into a shop.
The best motoring gifs in the world part 1

The best motoring gifs in the world part 1


Gifs ... what the internet was made for.
Video: safari surprise as giraffe breaks car window

Video: Safari surprise as giraffe busts car window


As safaris go, one couple had the surprise of their life after a giraffe smashed the window of their Vauxhall Corsa.
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Litter thrown from cars kills millions of animals


Millions of voles, shrews and other tiny mammals could be dying each year after becoming trapped inside discarded drinks cans and glass bottles,
Men in 4x4 stuck in mud made farewell videos as crocodiles circled

Men in 4x4 stuck in mud as crocs circled


Two men who clung to the roof of their stranded car for five days in northwestern Australia as large crocodiles circled them recorded farewell...
Dog-wash included: Nissan reveals car for mucky pups

Dog wash included: Nissan's car for mucky pups


Could this just be the perfect car for dealing with muddy dogs after a day traipsing through the woods? The Nissan X-Trail 4Dogs features...