The UK’s top 10 best-selling new cars (updated)


WHEREAS August was an unusual month for new car registrations in the UK, new figures for September reveal last month was far less surprising.
Me and My Motor: Joe Elliott

Me and My Motor: Joe Elliott


“I know that I’m supposed to be a rock’n’roll star, but this is going to sound about as rock’n’roll as haemorrhoids: I hate driving fast."
The Motor Awards 2018: Vote for the best Dog-Friendly Car of the Year

Motor Awards: Vote for the best Dog-Friendly Car


Voting is open in The Sunday Times Motor Awards 2018. Here is a rundown of the Dog-Friendly Car of the Year contenders.

Me and My Motor: Midge Ure


Like a lot of Sixties children, Ure was in awe of all things American, and the big, albeit British Zephyr fuelled his dreams of owning a Buick...
Me and My Motor: Danielle Waterman, England rugby star

Me and My Motor: Danielle Waterman


Danielle “Nolli” Waterman, 33, England's full-back and record-breaking try scorer, has been key to raising the profile of women’s rugby.

Vauxhall to close one in three dealerships


Vauxhall is to end contracts with its dealerships across the UK as the company battles falling sales and changing habits among car buyers.
Video: safari surprise as giraffe breaks car window

Video: Safari surprise as giraffe busts car window


As safaris go, one couple had the surprise of their life after a giraffe smashed the window of their Vauxhall Corsa.
'Corsa Cannibals': Vauxhall hatchbacks are being stripped of bodywork by vandals

'Corsa Cannibals': Vauxhalls stripped by vandals


In the 1980s it was VW badges but car vandals today are taking much more substantial — and noticeable — trophies from cars, it seems: entire sect
Me and My Motor: Justin Webb, BBC Radio 4 Today programme presenter

Me and My Motor: Justin Webb


Justin Webb, the Radio 4 Today presenter, is a shameless fan of gas guzzlers and turns almost misty-eyed when talking about the...
Chemmy Alcott, Olympic Skier and Ski Sunday presenter, interview about her cars and career for Sunday Times Driving

Me and My Motor: Chemmy Alcott, Olympic skier


As a teenager, Chemmy Alcott, the champion Alpine skier and four-time Olympian, was used to fitting school work around her ski practice and...
Most common faults for UK's most popular cars revealed by WhoCanFixMyCar.com

Most common faults for UK's most popular cars


Premium car brands have a reputation for frequent failures but new data exposing the chronic faults seen by UK garages suggests it’s...
Me and My Motor: singer Beverley Knight

Me and My Motor: singer Beverley Knight


Growing up in Wolverhampton in the 1970s, nothing represented freedom for Beverley Knight, soul singer and Mobo award winner, more than...
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