American Chevy Bolt electric car owners told to park 50ft from other cars due to fire risk

General Motors is advising Chevrolet Bolt EV owners not to park indoors due to the risk of battery fire.
Hyundai and LG Chem agree battery replacement cost sharing after electric car fires

Hyundai, LG agree battery recall cost after fires

Hyundai Motor and its electric car battery supplier LG Chem have agreed a cost sharing ratio in a recall after 15 vehicle fires.
2018 Volvo XC40 D3 Inscription Engine Detail

Volvo recall due to potential fire risk

Nearly 70,000 Volvo cars will be recalled in the UK for an issue that, in "the most extreme cases", could cause the vehicle to catch fire.

Video: Lexus racing car catches fire at Goodwood

Things properly hotted up at the Goodwood Festival of Speed recently, after a Lexus racing car suddenly went up in flames at the motoring event.
Dutch driver sets alight van outside newspaper offices

Van crashed into newspaper office and set alight

The offices of the Amsterdam-based newspaper De Telegraaf were recently attacked, after a Dutch driver drove a van into the building.
Furious man set fire to wife's car after she told him to slow down

Furious man set fire to wife's car

Talk about incandescent with rage: a man has been jailed for setting fire to his wife's Nissan Qashqai after she criticised his driving.
Jeremy Clarkson's Star Cars 2015-2016

Reader Letters: Clarkson’s pedigree and car age

"Jeremy Clarkson eloquently describes the Porsche Panamera Turbo as making 'a deep, growly noise like a dog having a dream'..."
Vauxhall Corsa ‘fire risk’ claim

Vauxhall Corsa ‘fire risk’ claim

A Tory MP has called for Vauxhall to either recall models of its Corsa car or explain why there is nothing to fear after concerns were raised ove
Vauxhall is recalling 234,938 Vauxhall Zafiras for a second time after it admitted that repair work already carried out was not robust enough to prevent the cars from catching fire.

Vauxhall Zafira blazes: second recall issued after...

VAUXHALL is recalling 234,938 Zafiras for a second time after a number of fires. The company said its dealers would carry out improvements to the...

Exclusive: My Vauxhall Zafira was recalled. . . but...

When Lisa Adams parked her Vauxhall Zafira at the side of the road and walked the short distance to her son’s school to collect him...
Double whammy: Vauxhall Zafira car fires scorch owners again with hike in premium

Double whammy: Vauxhall Zafira car fires scorch owners...

Owners of the Vauxhall Zafira B, a version of the car with a reputation for bursting into flames without warning, have another worry on their plate...
Vauxhall Zafira fires: is DVSA car safety regulator fit for purpose?

Vauxhall Zafira fires: is DVSA car safety regulator...

A Facebook campaign has forced Vauxhall to face up to problems with its fire-prone Zafira after the regulator responsible for recalls did nothing.
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Blazing lorry speeds through tunnel

If you can see a light at the end of the tunnel, it could be a blazing lorry heading straight for you