Reader Letters: Electric car questions, flat batteries, road tax vigilantes and are parking brakes on automatics necessary?


"The government’s plan to ban the sale of pure diesel and petrol cars from 2040 sounds ambitious to me. Will there be sufficient power..."
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
Reader Letters: Smart motorways, disabled parking spaces, motorway etiquette and reporting drivers without tax

Reader Letters: Smart motorways and blue badges


David Holden complains of the “war on motorists” after receiving a ticket for driving at 57mph in a 50mph limit — and wonders whether to...
Me and My Motor: Rande Gerber, bar entrepeneur and husband of supermodel Cindy Crawford

Me and My Motor: Rande Gerber


Rande Gerber made headlines last month when he and George Clooney, his business partner and drinking buddy, sold their Casamigos tequila brand...
Britain's clean fuel shame: how the UK has fallen out of the hydrogen car race

Hydrogen cars and Britain's clean fuel shame


Welcome to Culver City Honda, a vast car dealership that sprawls over several acres of Los Angeles. The newest car on the forecourt isn’t...
Me and My Motor: Mark Webber, former F1 and sports car racer

Me and My Motor: Mark Webber


"People associate me with four wheels, but I grew up on two,” says Mark Webber, the Australian former Formula One driver...
Me and My Motor: Amanda McLaren, daughter of Bruce McLaren, founder of the McLaren F1 team

Me and My Motor: Amanda McLaren


Amanda McLaren is the only child of Bruce McLaren, founder of one of the most successful teams in Formula One history.
Toyota’s £240m show of faith in Derby production plant

Toyota’s £240m show of faith in Derbyshire


Toyota is investing £240m to upgrade a plant in Derbyshire in a sign of commitment to the UK post Brexit
Motor industry must source parts from UK in case of hard Brexit

Motor industry must look closer to home for parts


More parts for British-built cars will be sourced from within the UK under plans to insulate the automotive industry from the potentially...
Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of diesel

Top 10 petrol cars to buy instead of a diesel


If now is the time to switch to petrol cars, here are 10 that will give you just as much for your money as a diesel without harmful NOx emissions
First Drive Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in

First Drive Review: 2017 Toyota Prius Plug-in


Toyota has been watching the recent commotion around diesel, which we now all know is the fuel of the devil, with some interest, not least
Me and My Motor: Levison Wood, explorer, picks a comfy ride for his next trek

Me and My Motor: Levison Wood, explorer


Levison Wood was the first person to walk the full length of the Nile, a journey that became a documentary series on Channel 4...
UK car industry investment slump linked to Brexit uncertainty

UK car industry investment slump linked to Brexit


A 21st century record for car production in Britain has been muddied by news that investment in the sector slumped by a third last year.