VW Emissions scandal update 2

VW emissions scandal: Audi boss arrested in Germany

18 Jun, 2018

Rupert Stadler has been detained by German authorities over fears he may suppress evidence from the emissions scandal

Litter picking 1

Rubbish idea: drivers encouraged to throw trash from cars into new bins

18 Jun, 2018

Drivers that recycle their empty bottles and coffee cups will receive 5p-vouchers

Crash test - Chery

Brexit to make UK a “second-hand dealer” in car safety

12 Jun, 2018

Head of Global NCAP says leaving EU will turn Britain into a rule taker, not a rule maker, for car safety regulation

Vauxhall Ellesmere Port factory

EU warnings put post-Brexit UK car manufacturing at risk

6 Jun, 2018

Dutch Government cautions businesses that using parts made in UK will impact tax obligations

Kia Niro long-term - petrol station

UK petrol and diesel prices: cost of fuel increases by record levels

5 Jun, 2018

Price of a litre of petrol increased by more in May than at any point since the turn of the millennium

Best first cars for new drivers - Ford Fiesta

New car sales rise again in May

5 Jun, 2018

Official figures show second consecutive month of growth for UK car sales, with "encouraging" 3.4 per cent market increase

Learner drivers on Motorway

New UK driving test: learner drivers now allowed on motorways

4 Jun, 2018

Rule change means learners can now take to motorways – as long as they’re in a dual-control car with an approved instructor

Choosing the right insurance for your van

Car insurance shake up: new rules proposed to protect drivers

29 May, 2018

EU Directive proposes universal insurance history system across continent, plus increased powers to combat uninsured drivers

Porsche Cayenne Diesel - front cornering

Porsche emissions: 60,000 Macans and Cayennes recalled

21 May, 2018

Porsche to recall 53,000 diesel Macans and 6,750 diesel Cayennes in Europe at request of German motor authorities

Shopping around for car insurance
Tips & advice

Car insurance: how to save money and get a cheaper quote

Featured in: Car running costs: how to save on insurance, fuel and servicing

21 May, 2018

Car insurance can be expensive, but there are ways to get cheaper quotes come renewal time

Tesla Model S EV charger

Europe plans EV battery revolution to catch China, Korea and US

18 May, 2018

New Battery Action Plan aims to address the fact Europe currently has “no capability” to mass-produce batteries for electric vehicles


Potholes costing drivers £1 million a month

11 May, 2018

Pothole claims for first four months of the year equal to all claims in 2017 as roads become “national embarrassment”

Vauxhall Zafira fires - Catherine Crearie

Vauxhall Zafira fires: manufacturer facing a criminal investigation

3 May, 2018

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has launched a criminal investigation into the vehicle fires

Garage workshop

New laws needed to protect mechanics from electric and hybrid cars, say experts

1 May, 2018

High voltage systems of EVs and hybrids are putting “have-a-go” individuals’ lives at risk, says Institute of the Motor Industry

New V5C document
Tips & advice

V5C log book rules: full guide for car buyers and sellers

30 Apr, 2018

Understanding V5C log book rules: a guide for buyers and sellers

Saab crash, insurance, smash
Tips & advice

Old Cat C and Cat D insurance write-off categories explained

30 Apr, 2018

A new write-off system has been introduced, but Cat C and D cars are still on the used market. We explain all.


UK car thefts soar by 56 per cent

27 Apr, 2018

Official Government figures show sharp increase in car theft in 2017 amid concern keyless theft is becoming “standard practice”

Volvo autonomous driving

Owners of autonomous cars may face bans on all distractions while the car is driving

17 Apr, 2018

New laws could be introduced that outlaw driver distractions, from reading to sleeping, when the car is in control, a new study has said

Car crash
Tips & advice

New write-off categories explained: what are Cat N and Cat S cars?

10 Apr, 2018

New Cat S and Cat N insurance write-off classifications have replaced the old Cat C and Cat D groups; we explain all.

Police misfuelling

Careless cops do £53k of damage misfuelling police cars

10 Apr, 2018

Police put the wrong fuel into vehicles almost 300 times in 2017, costing forces £53,000