News: Cars

UK drivers spend 32 hours stuck in traffic a year

Friday  17:10,   24 february 2017
Auto Express

Congestion costs drivers £968 a year on average, with Londoners paying £1,911 for sitting in trafficThe study by traffic analysts Inrix found Britain is only behind Russia and Turkey for congestion in Europe. London, however, remains the second [...]

Hyundai i30 UK review: dull just got interesting

Wednesday  15:40,   22 february 2017
Motoring Research

Playing Golf: we head to Cornwall for the first UK drive of the all-new Hyundai i30 – can it compete in the crowded hatchback sector?For a start, it looks a damned sight more appealing than the outgoing model. Gone is the frumpy, bulbous styling of[...]

Hyundai i30 UK review: dull just got interesting

Wednesday  15:40,   22 february 2017
Motoring Research

Playing Golf: we head to Cornwall for the first UK drive of the all-new Hyundai i30 – can it compete in the crowded hatchback sector?For a start, it looks a damned sight more appealing than the outgoing model. Gone is the frumpy, bulbous styling of[...]

Eco driving tips

Tuesday  17:45,   21 february 2017
Car Buyer

Save fuel, money and the environment with our eco driving techniquesWith that in mind, we’ve put together a list of five eco driving tips to help you save time and money. You’ll also be doing the environment a favour, as it goes without saying the[...]

Theresa May to meet PSA chief in bid to protect Vauxhall in takeover

Tuesday  14:01,   21 february 2017
CAR

Peugeot-Citroen may acquire Opel/Vauxhall ► Prime minister May to meet PSA boss TavaresBritish prime minister Theresa May is due to meet meeting PSA chief Carlos Tavares in a bid to secure Vauxhall's manufacturing footprint in the UK in the wake of[...]

Porsche’s top five rarest models

Tuesday  13:57,   21 february 2017
Motor Magazine

Rare, expensive and speedy – Porsche’s most prized possessions revealed. 1/6 SLIDES © MOTOR Staff [...]

Jaguar updates F-Pace, XE and XF with new engines and tech

Tuesday  13:57,   21 february 2017
Auto Express

Jaguar announces updates for the 2018 model yearThe big news is the addition of three new Ingenium engines, including petrol versions of the new JaguarLand Rover power units for the first time. A 2.0-litre twin turbo petrol engine is available in[...]

Better Pull Over: Your $4 Million Lamborghini Has Been Recalled

Tuesday  13:57,   21 february 2017
Bloomberg

The dozen owners of Lamborghini Venenos will be receiving some bad news.The 12-cylinder, 750-horsepower models that Automobili Lamborghini SpA billed as a “street-legal racing car” are among about 5,900 Aventadors the carmaker will recall[...]

No more queues? Jaguar and Shell launch in-car fuel payment app

Tuesday  13:56,   21 february 2017
Auto Express

Drivers will be able to buy fuel directly from their infotainment systems at Shell stationsThe app forms part of the 2018 model year updates just revealed for the XE, XF and F-Pace SUV, though it will soon be available across the entire Jaguar and[...]

Jam a Ford Ranger Into Reverse at 40 MPH...and This Happens

Tuesday  13:56,   21 february 2017
MSN

You know you've thought about jamming your car's transmission into reverse at speed, "just to see what would happen." Of course, you didn't, because your lizard brain lost out to your conscience and your pocketbook.But it's[...]

Breakdown firm predicts 72 punctures per hour over February half-term

Tuesday  13:50,   21 february 2017
Motoring Research

Green Flag says there will be 175,000 breakdowns next week – with flat batteries, punctures and engine failures among the most common causesThe company says dead batteries, punctures, and even engine failures will be the most common breakdowns over[...]

British drivers are risking £27m in fines over this minor fault

Tuesday  13:50,   21 february 2017
Motoring Research

Driving with dangerous tyres could cost you £2,500 and three penalty points per tyre – but many admit to putting off buying new rubberIf you’re caught driving with less than 1.6mm of tread, you could face a penalty of up to £2,500 and three points[...]

President Trump’s Cadillac limo for sale for £50,000

Tuesday  13:42,   21 february 2017
Motoring Research

A Worcestershire car dealer is selling one of two Cadillac Trumps in the world. But is the president's old limo worth £50,000?This 1988 Cadillac Trump (yes, that’s its name) was one of 50 intended for production – but only two were ever[...]

Next-Gen Ford Focus Caught Testing in Production Bodywork

Tuesday  13:42,   21 february 2017
Automobile

The Ford Focus is due for a complete overhaul  soon, and these spy shots give us our best glimpse yet at what the next-gen hatch will look like.The prototype is still heavily camouflaged, but it appears to be wearing production bodywork for the [...]

New traffic light tech to help smartphone users cross the road

Tuesday  13:42,   21 february 2017
Auto Express

New traffic lights on trial in Holland illuminate the pavement to stop smartphone users walking out into trafficBuilt by Dutch firm HIG Traffic Systems, the new +LightLine light comes with a LED strip that illuminates the pavement with a horizontal[...]