Me and My Motor: comedian Al Murray (aka The Pub Landlord)


"I often used to wonder what the Pub Landlord would drive,” says Al Murray of his comedy alter ego. “I decided he would have a cut ’n’ shut, half
Jeremy Clarkson driving an amphibious Bond Bug, created for The Grand Tour season 2

The cars of The Grand Tour season 2


Among the more outlandish vehicles in the new series is a 1970s microcar that Clarkson hopes, with a few aquatic modifications.
Me and My Motor: Jim Crowley, jockey

Me and My Motor: Jim Crowley, jockey


"The worst part of my job isn’t the diets, or the sweating in a bath to keep the weight off — it’s driving from one racecourse to another...
VW blames drivers failing to fit new software for dirty diesel cars

VW blames drivers failing to fit software fix


Volkswagen has blamed its customers after failing to fix almost 400,000 diesel cars fitted with software designed to cheat emissions tests.
Hot hatch battle: Focus RS vs Civic Type R vs M140i vs RS 3 vs Golf R vs AMG A45

Hot hatch showdown: six new models do battle


How hot do you like your hot hatchback? Fast and furious or brisk and civilised? And what should it look like? Would you prefer it to be as discr
Top five best used executive sports saloons for £20,000

Top five best used sports saloons for £20,000


For decades, drivers who value discretion, comfort, power and exceptional roadholding have chosen a sports saloon....
Me and My Motor: Helen Glover, Olympic rower

Me and My Motor: Helen Glover


Helen Glover has been the top-ranking female rower in the world since 2015, totting up three world championships, five World Cup wins and two...
Reader Letters: Hearse campers, VW emissions fix failures, EV battery swapping, dash cams, Shell V-Power costs and DVLA data

Reader Letters: VW failures and fun in a hearse


I was interested to read about Peter James’s 1967 hearse (“Me and My Motor”, August 13). When I was an accountancy student in the mid-1960s...
Honda Urban EV concept car at 2017 Frankfurt IAA show

Image gallery: Frankfurt show concept cars


The 2017 Frankfurt motor show was a big one for interesting new road cars but if there was a theme to the plethora of futuristic concepts...

2017 BMW i3 REX vs Volkswagen e-Golf


By 2040, if the government gets its way, drivers looking for a new car will have a simple choice: buy an electric car or a hybrid car....
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
Don’t save dying diesels, Germany told

Don’t save dying diesels, Germany told


A row has broken out over proposed tax breaks for Germany’s carmakers before a “diesel summit” in Berlin.
Me and My Motor: Massimo Bottura, chef behind the world's best restaurant

Me and My Motor: Massimo Bottura


Massimo Bottura is the three-Michelin-starred chef behind Osteria Francescana — named best restaurant in the world in 2016...