Car industry warns of £101bn no-deal Brexit bill


Car makers from across Europe have warned today that the “catastrophic” cost of Britain leaving the EU without a deal could be as much as €110bn.
Milan introduces scheme to reduce traffic after lockdown

Milan's scheme to reduce post-lockdown traffic


The northern Italian city of Milan has introduced an ambitious scheme to reduce traffic on its roads after the coronavirus lockdown has ended.
Ancient road network costs UK economy £7bn per year

Ancient roads contribute to £7bn loss from traffic


A study published today has found that drivers on Britain’s roads spent an average of 115 hours in traffic last year, costing £894 per driver.
What Brexit means for driving in Europe

Driving in Europe after Brexit Day: a guide


Popping across to France in your car has never been easier, thanks to the addition of the Euro Tunnel trains to the good, old-fashioned ferries...
What Brexit means for driving in Europe

Two thirds of Brits can't recognise EU road signs


New research suggests most could do with brushing up on their continental driving rules.
Automatic speed limiters for new cars approved by European Commission

Automatic speed limiters for new cars approved


All new cars will automatically adhere to speed limits on public roads within the next three years under new EU rules.
Rapid switch to electric vehicles will lead to job losses, warns EU car industry

Rapid switch to EVs will put car industry at risk


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...