How to store a classic car for winter


It’s called cuffing season. When the temperature drops and single folk seek out a snuggle buddy to help get them through the long, dark nights.
Phone battery pack review

Best portable chargers and powerbanks reviewed


Portable chargers, capable of topping up phones, tablets, even laptops, remain essential for busy users on the move.
How to change a car battery

Haynes How-To: change a car battery


All cars have batteries. The ones in petrol and diesel cars are used to run the 12V electrical system (lights, stereo, heating, etc.) and...
Reader Letters: Electric car questions, flat batteries, road tax vigilantes and are parking brakes on automatics necessary?

Reader Letters: Electric car and tax vigilantes


"The government’s plan to ban the sale of pure diesel and petrol cars from 2040 sounds ambitious to me. Will there be sufficient power..."
Car Clinic: Will connecting my car's 12v battery to a charger while I'm away damage the electrics?

Car Clinic: Will battery charger damage electrics?


Will the electrics in my Ford Focus be harmed if I connect the battery to a charger when we go away this winter?
Car Clinic: My Honda Jazz's battery goes flat if left for four weeks. Why?

My Honda Jazz's car battery goes flat if left for four...


If we leave our 09-plate Honda Jazz 1.4 for four weeks the battery goes flat. Why is this?
The Sunday Times Driving Placeholder

Bright sparks devise cheaper battery for electric cars


A small British company claims to have cracked a problem that has stumped some of the world’s biggest car makers: how to make efficient batteries...