French drivers protest introduction of black box recorders in cars


Hundreds of thousands of French drivers have signed a petition protesting new rules that will require "black box" data recorders in cars.
Field full of abandoned electric cars is down to cancelled car-sharing scheme — not battery faults

Cancelled car-share scheme caused EV "boneyard"


Fact-checking services have stepped in to clarify the reason for hundreds of electric vehicles abandoned in a field in France.
Brits will escape some speeding fines in the EU due to Brexit

British drivers may escape EU speeding fines


British drivers may evade some speeding fines incurred in EU countries following Brexit, after a European Union directive requiring the cross-bor
Lorry drivers stuck at border will be given access to France upon negative coronavirus test

Deal struck with France to allow freight to resume


The chief of the Road Haulage Association has praised the Transport Secretary after a deal was struck allowing essential travel to France.
German motorists can lease Renault Zoe for free

German motorists 'can lease Renault Zoe for free'


German motorists are able to lease an electric car for two years for free, thanks to a generous government grant.
E-bike advert banned for creating “climate of anxiety”

E-bike advert banned for 'climate of anxiety'


An advert for an e-bike made by Dutch company VanMoof has been banned from French TV after it was deemed to create “a climate of anxiety."
Renault could

Renault needs financial help “very soon”


French carmaker Renault could disappear if it doesn’t receive financial assistance, according to the country’s finance minister.
2019 Seat Tarraco review - family summer holiday road trip to France test by Alessia Horwich of The Sunday Times

Tout à Loire: Seat Tarraco takes on family holiday


Sunday Times Travel's Alessia Horwich tests a seven-seat Seat Tarraco on a family holiday to the Loire Valley. How will it cope?
Was Richard Hammond knocked out with gas in holiday home burglary?

Was knockout gas used on Richard Hammond?


The Grand Tour presenter Richard Hammond has been the victim of a robbery — is he the latest British celebrity targeted with sleeping gas?

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.
Migrant found hiding underneath motorhome for four days

Migrant clung to underside of motorhome


A Sudanese migrant managed to endure an arduous 350-mile journey into the UK, after squeezing himself into a tight spot underneath a motorhome.

French police punish speeding supercar drivers.


French traffic police have issued fines and temporary bans to supercar drivers caught comfortably exceeding the national speed limit.
Mercedes-Benz SUV driver manages to roll car at roundabout

Video: £100,000 Mercedes rolled at roundabout


A Mercedes-Benz AMG SUV has crashed in the French city of Nantes, after its driver rolled the vehicle at a roundabout.