Rapid switch to electric vehicles will put EU car industry at risk, says trade body


Tougher CO2 targets to ensure a rapid shift to electric vehicles could put the European automotive sector at risk, says its trade body.

50% of drivers unaware of French driving kit laws


Though France is a popular destination for Brits, over half of UK motorists don't know what to bring with them when they cross the Channel.
Millions of motorists could need permits to drive in Europe post-Brexit

Brits could need EU driving permits post-Brexit


Millions of motorists could need to buy a £5.50 permit in order to drive in Europe after Brexit, according to the National Audit Office.
New car sales fall in April 2017

'Considerable concern' as UK car sales down 17.7%


The UK car industry trade body says new figures showing a double digit drop in demand for new cars should be of "considerable concern"...
UK has second highest fine in Europe for using phone while driving

UK has second highest fine in EU for phone use


Motorists in the UK are slapped with some of the highest fines in Europe for using a handheld mobile phone while driving, a new study has found.
Millions of German car owners may be owed compensation in BMW, Daimler, VW cartel claims

BMW, VW and Mercedes accused of cartel


Millions of motorists could be owed compensation after the EU launched an investigation into alleged collusion between BMW, Daimler and VW.
Reader Letters: Motorway fuel and hire car rip-offs

Reader Letters: Hire car rip-offs, motorway fuel


I recently returned from a holiday in Italy, where I had arranged to hire a car through rentalcars.com. When I arrived at the Avis desk...
Car Clinic: What do I need to know about Paris car emissions rules before driving there?

Car Clinic: What are the Paris emissions rules?


"I am driving to Paris and have heard of new anti-pollution rules in the city. Do I need to do anything before I set off?"
Sterling fuels rising car exports and production

Weak sterling boosts car exports and production


Overseas demand helped to lift British car production to its best February in 17 years.
Fallout from hard Brexit could drive up cost of cars by £2,300

Brexit could drive up cost of cars by £2,300


More than £2,300 could be added to the price of an average car under a “hard Brexit”, according to research.
Toyota’s £240m show of faith in Derby production plant

Toyota’s £240m show of faith in Derbyshire


Toyota is investing £240m to upgrade a plant in Derbyshire in a sign of commitment to the UK post Brexit
Peugeot and Citroën websites now display

Peugeot, Citroën, DS publish "real world" mpg


It's been a bone of contention for drivers for years: the fuel efficiency of their car rarely seems to tally with the MPG stated in the brochure,
Nissan wants £100m boost for British car parts industry

Nissan wants £100m boost for British car parts


Nissan has called for the government to find at least £100m to help rebuild Britain’s car parts industry to replace overseas components...