Tyre size explained: What you need to know before changing the wheels on your car


Changing the wheel and tyre size of your car affects more than just the look of the vehicle — fitting huge wheels and tyres à la Pimp My Ride, for example, has significant consequences.
Buying guide: pressure-washers reviewed 2016 by The Sunday Times Driving

Buying Guide: Pressure washer reviews


There is a simple way to distinguish a true car-lover from the general motoring public: pick out the person who is lovingly hand-cleaning...
Products: Glass cleaners and glass sealant with added sparkle reviewed

Products: Glass cleaners and glass sealant with added...


Autumnal weather is upon us, and if you spent the summer doing better things than cleaning the car, you're likely to find yourself looking through...
Products: Garmin babyCam review

Products: Garmin babyCam review


Open any parenting guidebook and there's likely to be an entire chapter dedicated to travelling with little ones. It's not easy: toddlers squirm in...
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Test your knowledge: What car company's misjudged Super...


In 2007 one of American's giant car makers misjudged how far it could push things during the build-up to the Super Bowl
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Video: All the car makers' ads for the 2016 Super Bowl


Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem, F-15 Eagle fighter planes are practising "safe sky" manoeuvres and Coldplay and Beyoncé are to perform together...
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Traffic lights going nowhere despite calls for 80%...


We’ve all been there: quickly checking our smartphones; drumming our fingers on the steering wheel; willing on the red light to change to green...
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2016 Volkswagen Touran review


The Volkswagen Touran is a little like a McLaren pushchair. You know what you’ll get, it’s had years of refinement, works well and won’t break...
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Test your knowledge: When and where were the first...


Traffic lights: godsend for the pedestrian; scourge of the impatient driver; invisible to the cyclist. It is reckoned that 15,000 road junctions in...
Products: Jabra Storm Bluetooth headset review

Products: Jabra Storm Bluetooth headset review


The humble automobile was once a safe haven where you could be alone with your thoughts. But new in-car technology makes the daily commute a perfect...
Products: Turtle Wax Fresh Shine car freshener review

Products: Turtle Wax Fresh Shine


So this is how manufacturers get that new-car smell: the last man on the production line gives the dashboard a thorough spray with Turtle Wax Fresh...
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First Drive review: 2016 Porsche 911 Carrera 4 and...


Tom Ford gets to grips with the four-wheel-drive 911 Carrera 4 and sportier 4S at the Kyalami racing circuit in South Africa. But it's better on the...
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2015 Volkswagen Amarok pick-up review


Once regarded in Britain as the preserve of builders and landscape gardeners, pick-ups are increasingly seen carrying mums, dads and their rosy-cheeked...