German motorists ‘can lease Renault Zoe electric car 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.
Where in the world: the locations of The Grand Tour season 2

Where in the world: The Grand Tour locations


The new Grand Tour finds the presenters on another globetrotting mission to deliver thrills, spills and, crucially, challenges...
Reader Letters: Noisy cars, sensible Clarkson, spare wheels, automatic Fiestas and Golf soundtracks

Reader Letters: Sound of fury and puncture woes


"In his review of the 812 Superfast, Alistair Weaver describes how wonderful a Ferrari V12 sounds. No it doesn’t..."
France races ahead of London as it pledges to ban diesel and petrol cars by 2040

France ahead of Britain with diesel and petrol ban


France has announced it will ban diesel and petrol cars from roads by 2040. The move is part of the nation's commitment to the Paris climate deal
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?"