Hot hatch drag race: Audi RS 3, Mercedes-AMG A45, VW Golf R, Honda Civic Type R and Ford Focus RS


Hot hatches aren't all about straight line speed but in a competitive market, knowing you've got the the top dog when it comes to power delivery,
Volkswagen and Ford in develop commercial vehicles in surprise

VW and Ford to form "strategic alliance"


In a sign of the ever-changing face of the modern motor industry, car giants VW Group and Ford are joining forces in "strategic alliance".
Volkswagen teams up with Hyundai and Rimac to develop new powertrain tech

VW partners with Hyundai and Rimac


The Volkswagen Group has announced new partnerships with Hyundai and Rimac, to further develop alternative powertrain technology.
VW Golf near-miss caught on dash cam

Video: Driver avoids crash with reckless road user


Dash cam footage shows the shocking moment a reckless road user nearly caused a head-on collision with another car.

VW fined another €1bn for dieselgate


Volkswagen's 'dieselgate' penalty continues to grow, as German prosecuters fine the firm an additional €1bn for its role in the diesel crisis.
Video: First trailer for stand-alone Bumblebee blockbuster released

Trailer for Bumblebee prequel film released


The Transformers movie series is set for a dramatic change of direction if the first trailer for the upcoming Bumblebee spin-off film is anything
These are the most reliable hatchback cars on sale

These are the most reliable hatchback cars on sale


The UK's most reliable family hatchbacks have been revealed in a new survey, and it shows some of the nations most popular models aren't top...
Qantas called it a world first, as the all-electric SUV successfully towed the Dreamliner as part of a Guinness World Record attempt, as the heaviest tow by an electric production passenger vehicle.

Another car has towed a jumbo jet


If PR stunts can become clichéd, cars pulling jumbo jets has surely reached that status after Qantas and Tesla used a Model X to pull a 787.
Seatbelt scare for Volkswagen Polo and Seat Ibiza and Arona

VW Polo seatbelt may unbuckle while driving


One of Britain’s best-selling cars has a potentially dangerous fault with its rear seatbelt that leads it to unfasten unexpectedly, leaving a pas
Karen Brady Me and My Motor

Me and My Motor: Karren Brady


Karren Brady, the businesswoman, life peer and star of The Apprentice, can afford to splash out on nice cars — but that doesn’t mean they are...
Me and My Motor: Jonathan Palmer, former F1 driver turned circuit owner

Me and My Motor: Jonathan Palmer


Jonathan Palmer, the former Formula One driver, never quite made it onto a grand prix podium but he does now own some of Britain’s best-loved...
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VW's new ID R electric racer is as fast as F1 car


The Pikes Peak hillclimb is widely believed to be one of the most dangerous motor sport events in the world, and no place, you'd imagine, to whee
2018 VW Golf GTE plug-in hybrid power cable and charge point

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTE plug-in hybrid review


The diesel cheating scandal has so far cost Volkswagen £18bn, and the bill could be three times that by the time all fines and compensation are p