New 2018 Mercedes A-Class: AI for family hatch but no eco hybrid versions

New 2018 Mercedes A-Class with AI


Drivers would be forgiven for assuming cars with Artificial Intelligence and self-driving technology are the preserve of one-of-a-kind concept ca
Reader Letters: The joy of bikes, electric steering, supporting UK car industry, autonomous car and broken indicators

Reader Letters: Bike joy and electric steering


My wife’s Hyundai i10 returns about 40mpg and costs £30 a year in road tax. My Triumph Tiger Sport motorcycle returns 58mpg but costs £85 a year.
2018 Infiniti Q Inspiration concept at the 2018 NAIAS Detroit Motor Show

Motown metal: Detroit motor show 2018


It was once the biggest and best motor show America had to offer, with razzmatazz to rival the Super Bowl and enough new cars making their debut
Audi e-tron SUV, September 2018

The best new cars launching in 2018


With new car registrations dipping in 2017 for the first time in six years, as consumer confidence takes a hit, car makers are having to...
California dreaming: star cars at the 2017 Los Angeles motor show, featuring BMW i8 roadster

California dreaming: 2017 LA motor show


The Los Angeles motor show is not the biggest in the world – it’s dwarfed by Frankfurt and Detroit – but it’s where car makers go to impress
Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, singer and front man of Jamiroquai

Me and My Motor: Jay Kay, front man of Jamiroquai


Jason Kay loves cars. The singer and front man of Jamiroquai is rarely happier than when he’s breathing in the smell of freshly burned Castrol oi
Me and My Motor: actor Patrick Stewart

Me and My Motor: actor Patrick Stewart


As captain of the Starship Enterprise, Stewart got used to travelling at warp 9. But his knees turned to jelly the night Paul McCartney...
Mercedes airbag recall involves 400,000 British cars

Mercedes airbag recall affects 400,000 UK cars


Mercedes is asking nearly 400,000 British drivers to return their luxury cars for urgent repairs, after airbags on around 30 of its vehicles...
How to generate and store power for electric cars and home use

How to generate and store power for electric cars


Va-va-vroom — almost literally. There are a number of companies on a mission to turn every home into a mini power station that charges its own ba
Mercedes recalls three million diesel cars made since 2011 over toxic emissions

Mercedes recalls 3m diesel cars


Just days after Mercedes-Benz boasted of record-breaking sales, its reputation has suffered a dent. The firm is recalling 3m diesel cars ...
Interview with David Richards, chairman of Prodrive

Me and My Motor: David Richards


David Richards has been a world rally champion, principal of two Formula One teams and chairman of Aston Martin...
Hydrogen cars letters to sunday times driving

Reader Letters: Hydrogen future and petrol rip-off


"Hallelujah! At last, someone is talking about hydrogen-powered cars. It’s obvious this method of fuelling vehicles must be the future..."