Uber drivers entitled to minimum wage and holiday pay, rules UK Supreme Court


The UK’s Supreme Court has ruled that ride-hailing taxi firm Uber must classify its drivers as “workers”, rather than “self-employed”.
Tesla Model S and Model X receive 1,000bhp+ Plaid variants and interior upgrades

Tesla’s new U-shaped steering wheel is legal


Are the U-shaped steering wheel yokes shown in images of the new Tesla Model S and Model X legal? We asked the regulators.
Bentley Motors told to destroy clothing range after losing trademark case appeal

Bentley Motors told to destroy clothing range


Ever heard of Bentley Clothing? The Manchester-based brand could become much better known after Bentley Motors was ordered to destroy its own ran
German court calls Tesla Autopilot claims misleading

German court: Tesla Autopilot claims 'misleading'


A court in Munich has found that Tesla’s claims about its Autopilot technology are misleading and exaggerated.
Carlos Ghosn arrested and fired by Nissan

Ghosn in first press call since fleeing Japan


Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has held an extraordinary press conference in which he attempted to clear his name.

Blue Badge misuse soars by 60% in four years


New government statistics show Blue Badge misuse prosecution levels has shot up across England over the last four years.

New cameras clobber phone-using drivers


Cameras that are specifically designed to catch drivers using mobile phones will soon be launched in New South Wales in Australia.
Volkswagen new logo design IAA 2019

VW execs charged with stock market manipulation


VW executives have been accused of stock market manipulation, by not promptly telling investors the impact dieselgate would have on the company.
Mackinac Island horse-drawn carriage

Why are cars banned from Mackinac Island?


US vice president Mike Pence brought a cavalcade to Mackinac Island over the weekend — even though cars have been banned there since 1898.
UK road pavement parking

MPs call for ban on pavement parking


A cross-party group of MPs has called on government to ban drivers from blocking footpaths by parking their cars on the kerb.
Killeen Police Department Texas Officer Using Mobile Phone While Driving

Video: Texas cop caught using phone while driving


A police officer in Texas has courted controversy, after footage emerged of the cop on patrol using a mobile phone while driving.

Ban drivers from using hands-free phones, MPs say


A cross-party group of MPs has said drivers should be banned from using hands-free mobile phones when they're behind the wheel on safety grounds,

Decade-old tyres could be banned from next year


Road tyres that are 10 years or older could soon be outlawed from UK roads, if proposed legislation is given the green light.