News: Cars

Government tests vegetable oil as low emissions diesel replacement

Monday  20:14,   14 august 2017
Auto Express

Diesel cars in the UK could soon be running on vegetable oil under emissions reduction plans being explored by the Government. Highways England is investigating the environmental benefits of swapping traditional diesel for ‘paraffinic fuels’, which[...]

Watchdog: Auto problem on VW Touareg can’t be fixed

Monday  20:09,   14 august 2017
Car Buyer

Transmission changes itself, and Volkswagen UK admits it doesn’t know whyMark Davison of Harrogate, North Yorkshire got in touch with us about problems with the transmission 
in his 66-plate VW Touareg R Line Plus, which his dealer and VW were[...]

Revealed: the best-selling cars in July 2017

Monday  20:08,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

New car registrations plummet for the fourth month in a row as Brexit continues to bite The post Revealed: the best-selling cars in July 2017 appeared first on Motoring[...]

Aston Martin DB7 | Used Car Buying Guide

Monday  20:08,   14 august 2017
Autocar

The Aston Martin DB7 first featured in our weekly magazine nearly 25 years ago but it has never looked a better buy than now. The DB7 is such a bargain that it’s cheaper even than an Aston Martin Cygnet, the company’s gentrified Toyota[...]

Aston Martin DB7 | Used Car Buying Guide

Monday  20:06,   14 august 2017
Autocar

The Aston Martin DB7 first featured in our weekly magazine nearly 25 years ago but it has never looked a better buy than now. The DB7 is such a bargain that it’s cheaper even than an Aston Martin Cygnet, the company’s gentrified Toyota[...]

New rules aim to guard 'smart' vehicles from cyber attacks

Monday  20:06,   14 august 2017
Auto Express

Car manufacturers will have to better protect internet-connected vehicles from cyber attacks under new Government guidance. ‘Smart’ vehicles, which allow drivers to access maps, live traffic information and DAB radio, are becoming[...]

Peugeot introduces 208 Allure Premium Special Edition

Monday  20:06,   14 august 2017
Auto Express

Peugeot has added a new special edition 208 to its supermini line-up.It’s similar to the Allure Premium car added to the line-up roughly this time last year, introducing additional equipment and tweaked specifications compared to the regular,[...]

Track days: everything you need to know

Monday  20:00,   14 august 2017
Evo

<p>Your first taste of circuit driving is a leap into the unknown</p>Your first taste of circuit driving is a leap into the unknown, a new adventure; your heart will be pounding, adrenalin will be coursing through your veins, and your stomach[...]

Driving to France: ferry or Eurotunnel?

Monday  20:00,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

Choosing between a ferry and channel tunnel train is a no-brainer&nbsp;For many it’s a conclusion they came to years ago. Now, throw away your prejudices and take a fresh look at the pros and[...]

Two-thirds of drivers avoid pay-by-phone parking bays

Monday  19:56,   14 august 2017
Auto Express

Two-thirds of UK drivers avoid parking bays that require payment via an app, phone call or text message rather than cash.Despite UK councils replacing many of the cash operated parking machines with phone and voice controlled systems, 70 per cent of [...]

Mercedes teases new Vision concept car

Monday  19:51,   14 august 2017
Car Buyer

Few clues from teaser video of what the “next Vision” is, but convertible version of 2016 Vision coupe seems likelyMercedes has released a teaser video of a new Vision concept car, thought to be a convertible version of the 2016 Vision[...]

Mercedes teases new Vision concept car

Monday  19:51,   14 august 2017
Car Buyer

Few clues from teaser video of what the “next Vision” is, but convertible version of 2016 Vision coupe seems likelyMercedes has released a teaser video of a new Vision concept car, thought to be a convertible version of the 2016 Vision[...]

Attacks on driving test examiners increasing

Monday  19:51,   14 august 2017
Sky News

Driving test examiners could be given body cameras because they are being increasingly attacked by failed candidates. The DVSA says there were 240 incidents of physical or verbal abuse reported in 2016, compared with approximately 180 the year[...]

The Instagram-famous son of a Dubai billionaire wrapped a £200,000 Ferrari in Louis Vuitton print — but is 3 years too young to drive it

Monday  19:50,   14 august 2017
MSN

The 15-year-old's latest stunt?The 15-year-old's latest stunt? Having a brand new £200,000 Ferrari wrapped in a Louis Vuitton/Supreme collaboration[...]

The Instagram-famous son of a Dubai billionaire wrapped a £200,000 Ferrari in Louis Vuitton print — but is 3 years too young to drive it

Monday  19:50,   14 august 2017
MSN

The 15-year-old's latest stunt?The 15-year-old's latest stunt? Having a brand new £200,000 Ferrari wrapped in a Louis Vuitton/Supreme collaboration[...]