News: Cars

Driving the remote-controlled Nissan GT-R/C

Friday  17:15,   13 october 2017
Autocar

Not your average remote-controlled car, and not your average test drive; we've taken Nissan's GT-R/C out for a spinSo you sit inside a Qashqai and they give you a standard looking PlayStation controller. Which is odd but that, really, is as[...]

Down with OPE: why car firms use other people's engines

Friday  17:13,   13 october 2017
Autocar

Manufacturers fit other people's engines to their own cars for myriad reasons. But does it damage a brand’s credibility?Aston Martin may be able to tune it a little to produce a bespoke power output or sound, but these are relatively minor mods[...]

Down with OPE: why car firms use other people's engines

Friday  17:12,   13 october 2017
Autocar

Manufacturers fit other people's engines to their own cars for myriad reasons. But does it damage a brand’s credibility?Aston Martin may be able to tune it a little to produce a bespoke power output or sound, but these are relatively minor mods[...]

Opinion: The anti-diesel agenda is making air quality worse

Friday  17:12,   13 october 2017
Motoring Research

We won’t clean up city centre air if people don’t buy new carsAir quality will get[...]

Opinion: The anti-diesel agenda is making air quality worse

Friday  17:12,   13 october 2017
Motoring Research

We won’t clean up city centre air if people don’t buy new carsAir quality will get[...]

How an icy crash led to the invention of electronic stability control

Friday  17:08,   13 october 2017
Autocar

More than a million people are alive today because Frank-Werner Mohn invented esc while sitting in an icy ditch. We track down its birthplaceThe guardian angel that constantly monitors steering wheel angle, tyre grip and the behaviour of cars in[...]

How an icy crash led to the invention of electronic stability control

Friday  17:08,   13 october 2017
Autocar

More than a million people are alive today because Frank-Werner Mohn invented esc while sitting in an icy ditch. We track down its birthplaceThe guardian angel that constantly monitors steering wheel angle, tyre grip and the behaviour of cars in[...]

Non-BMW screenwash hits owner’s warranty

Friday  17:08,   13 october 2017
Car Buyer

Dealer charges for £163 repairs after Simon uses supermarket brand but manual is confusingSimon Raeburn, of Tavistock, Devon, had used Morrisons’ own screenwash on his 64-plate 335d; this costs 50p per litre, compared with £4.50 for the[...]

Skoda will give you up to £3,000 to buy a car

Friday  17:06,   13 october 2017
Motoring Research

Finance deposit contributions on Fabia, Octavia, Kodiaq and Superb£2,000 PCP deposit contributions are also offered on the Fabia supermini and Kodiaq SUV, the former with an interest rate of just 2.9 percent APR (it’s a heftier 5.5 percent on the[...]

How to get up to speed with the new rules for learner driver

Friday  17:05,   13 october 2017
Read Cars

From 4 December 2017, the UK practical driving test will go through one of its biggest transformations In a bid to ensure new drivers have the skills they need to drive safely on modern UK roads, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency[...]

Your new car just got less fuel-efficient

Friday  17:05,   13 october 2017
MSN

We guide you through the ins and outs of the new emissions and mpg test that's supposed to give us more realistic figures.If this new piece of legislation has passed you by then here’s your chance to swot[...]

Car air-conditioning and how to keep it working

Friday  17:05,   13 october 2017
Car Buyer

We explain why car air-con can fail and discuss how best to fix itAn effective air-conditioning system helps keep your windows clear of condensation, maximising visibility no matter what the outside[...]

World Smile Day: 10 cars that make us happy

Friday  17:00,   13 october 2017
Motoring Research

Turn that frown upside down: here are 10 cars guaranteed to leave you grinning from ear to ear The post World Smile Day: 10 cars that make us happy appeared first on Motoring Research.As a tribute to Ball, World Smile Day is celebrated on the first[...]

World Smile Day: 10 cars that make us happy

Friday  17:00,   13 october 2017
Motoring Research

Turn that frown upside down: here are 10 cars guaranteed to leave you grinning from ear to ear The post World Smile Day: 10 cars that make us happy appeared first on Motoring Research.As a tribute to Ball, World Smile Day is celebrated on the first[...]

Range Rover Velar First Edition P380 review - what do you get for your £85k?

Friday  16:55,   13 october 2017
Evo

If anyone is in a position to cash in on the still growing SUV market it’s Range Rover. Or rather, now the Velar is here it feels it is finally fulfilling every SUV need a customer could[...]