Artificial intelligence and electric cars shine at 2017 Tokyo motor show


When it comes to giving drivers a glimpse of the future, the Tokyo motor show is the event to follow. The biennual show gives the engineers and d
Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars

Top five best hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars


It doesn't seem that long ago that the Noughties rolled in and some of Hollywood's best-known A-listers tried their hand at evangelicalism, warni
Volkswagen Amarok 2017 review

Five top tough-as-nails pick-up trucks tested


Once they were the preserve of hard-working builders and farmers with flocks of sheep to tend to. Now the humble pick-up truck has undergone a...

Me and My Motor: Nigel Mansell


He might have topped 200mph on the racetrack, but when it comes to driving on public roads, Nigel Mansell insists he’s a good boy...
Warranty provider reveals the most and least reliable family cars in Britain

Most and least reliable family cars revealed


For many drivers, buying a secondhand family car is time-consuming, confusing and stressful. From researching which model has a boot big enough..
Me and My Motor: Eddie the Eagle Edwards

Me and My Motor: 'Eddie the Eagle' Edwards


One of the most memorable images in Olympic history was the sight of Michael Edwards soaring – or falling, to be more precise – from the ski jump...
Extended test: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h

Extended test: Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV GX5h


Living in London and having two children who like nothing more than to escape to the Royal Parks and spin the pedals of their bicycles like a hamsters...

Extended test: Audi and BMW plug-in hybrid cars


Plug-in hybrid cars are catching on. Sales are soaring, up five times since 2014, although admittedly that’s like saying sales of ice cream in the...
Mitsubishi fuel economy rigging

First VW Dieselgate; now Mitsubishi admits rigging...


First it was Germany’s giant Volkswagen Group; now Mitsubishi, one of Japan’s biggest car makers, has admitted cheating in fuel economy tests
Me and My Motor: Kate Humble on her big break on Top Gear and embarrassing herself in an Aston

Me and My Motor: Kate Humble on her big break on Top...


Kate Humble is best known for fronting wildlife programmes such as Springwatch, Lambing Live and Wild Things, but she got her break presenting Top...
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Clocking? My car's odometer and sat-nav show different...


My second-hand Mitsubishi’s odometer shows 20,000 fewer miles than does the built-in sat nav. My dealer says the odometer reading fits the service...
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10 family cars that make life easier for parents


If you have assorted children and piles of paraphernalia to ferry about, which cars are up to the job? We pick 10 fun and practical models that make...
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Socket to ’em: the plug-in hybrids that charge ahead...


Fun to drive, cheap to power and less likely to run out of juice than ever before