Parking your car by remote control to be legal on UK roads from June


New laws will allow drivers to use their car's key fob or smartphone app to remotely park their vehicle on British roads.
America could save nearly 100 lives a year after reversing cameras made mandatory — will UK follow suit?

US makes backup cameras mandatory, UK to follow?


All new cars built for American drivers must now include a reversing camera as standard, which could herald the introduction of the same rule...
New car sales fall in April 2017

'Considerable concern' as UK car sales down 17.7%


The UK car industry trade body says new figures showing a double digit drop in demand for new cars should be of "considerable concern"...
More old cars on Britain's roads

More old cars on Britain's roads


More old bangers are being driven on British roads after the number of new cars sold in the UK dropped for the first time in six years.
Car sales drop 16 per cent amid diesel confusion and continued uncertainty over Brexit

Car sales plunge amid continued uncertainty


Sales of new cars show no sign of bouncing back as the latest figures, released today, reveal a 15.7% drop in demand...
Big demand for Minis keeps used car sales puffing along

Big demand for Minis keeps used car sales going


Britain’s used car market held steady last year despite a slip in fourth-quarter sales, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trade
Revealed: most popular car colours of 2017

Revealed: most popular car colours of 2017


Has the gloomy economic outlook rubbed off on Britain’s car buyers? Industry figures for the most popular new car colour show that...
New car sales 2017 vs 2007: winners and losers as Vauxhall tumbles and Mercedes booms

Vauxhall sales plummeted in 2017, Mercedes' boomed


Has the humble family hatchback had its day? Data showing the number of new cars sold in the UK last year paints a gloomy picture for Vauxhall, o
New car sales fall in April 2017

UK carmakers hit by crash in demand


Car production at British factories has fallen to an 18-month low after deliveries to the domestic market collapsed by more than 28 per cent.
The five best electric cars you’d be happy to drive: Nissan Leaf is a good all-rounder

Used car buyers charge toward electric models


They are expensive to buy, won't travel very far before running out of power and take an age to recharge - but that isn't deterring drivers from
Queens Speech boosts number of electric car charging points

Queen's Speech: EV chargers for motorway services


After limited driving range, the greatest hurdle to more drivers switching to an electric car is often said to be the limited number of public ch
New car sales fall in April 2017

Dramatic drop in car sales


Car sales have suffered a serious misfire, with a dramatic fall in April. Drivers are reported to have brought forward their purchase of a new...
Sterling fuels rising car exports and production

Weak sterling boosts car exports and production


Overseas demand helped to lift British car production to its best February in 17 years.