News: Cars

Smoking in your car could knock £2,000 off its value

Friday  16:08,   13 october 2017
Auto Express

A leading expert in the carvaluation world has suggested that drivers who smoke in their cars could be costing themselves thousands of pounds James Dower, who is the editor of CAP HPI’s Black Book (a service many in the motor trade use to[...]

Ferrari raises UK car prices by up to 7% for 2018

Friday  16:07,   13 october 2017
Autocar

Italian brand now charges 7% more for V8 models and 4% more for V12s . The price increases will also affect customers with cars currently on order that are not due to make production before that date.Related: Ferrari CEO - We're ‘dead serious’ about [...]

One-off electric Porsche Cayman e-volution revealed

Friday  16:07,   13 october 2017
Autocar

The Porsche Cayman has gone electric, but only for one unit and only for the Electric Vehicle Symposium in its home town of Stuttgart.The one-off Cayman has been developed to show how electric cars can still offer sportiness, despite dynamic[...]

One-off electric Porsche Cayman e-volution revealed

Friday  16:05,   13 october 2017
Autocar

The Porsche Cayman has gone electric, but only for one unit and only for the Electric Vehicle Symposium in its home town of Stuttgart.The one-off Cayman has been developed to show how electric cars can still offer sportiness, despite dynamic[...]

Jaguar Land Rover Classic drive: my top five cars

Thursday  17:20,   05 october 2017
Autocar

As JLR’s Classic division creates a new experience day for fans, we try it out and name the five best cars to sampleAs part of its ever-expanding Special Operations division, Jaguar Land Rover Classic is now offering the public the chance to[...]

A plea to Audi to build a rear-wheel-drive R8 V6

Thursday  17:20,   05 october 2017
Autocar

There’s a gap in the market for a mid-engined six-pot sports car that drives its back wheels, Audi…We're confident that it exists because our snappers have caught it testing on the continent - and that’s great, even though you can’t[...]

New car sales plummet 9.3 percent in September 2017

Thursday  15:40,   05 october 2017
Motoring Research

Worrying drop in volumes for a key new car buying month means full-year sales will be down It’s the first time September figures have fallen in six[...]

New car sales plummet 9.3 percent in September 2017

Thursday  15:37,   05 october 2017
Motoring Research

Worrying drop in volumes for a key new car buying month means full-year sales will be down It’s the first time September figures have fallen in six[...]

This is the Rezvani Tank: a more extreme SUV

Thursday  13:47,   05 october 2017
Auto Express

This is the Rezvani Tank - a no nonsense off-roader This is the Rezvani Tank - a no nonsense off-roader from California-based car company Rezvani Motors which usually specialises in modified[...]

Ford plans to shift focus to SUVs and EVs

Thursday  13:28,   05 october 2017
Auto Express

Ford has announced that it will be moving away from 'traditional cars' In a statement from the car giant’s new CEO Jim Hackett, he said that Ford needed to improve its ‘fitness’ in the “evolving and disruptive period for the auto[...]

What's included in a car electrical service?

Thursday  13:28,   05 october 2017
Read Cars

If you’re having a problem with your vehicle and can’t work out how to fix it, it may be time to take it in to an automotive electrician workshop. With extensive training and experience working with a large variety of vehicles and brands, auto[...]

Range Rover Sport SVR and hybrid lead revised model line-up

Thursday  13:05,   05 october 2017
Autocar

Facelift ushers in a 64g/km plug-in hybrid and an uprated, 567bhp SVR model; interior revisions bring it in line with the Velar, tooLand Rover has revealed a heavily updated Range Rover Sport with design changes, new powertrains and an interior[...]

What does your old car say about you?

Thursday  12:52,   05 october 2017
Motoring Research

New data protection laws will require vehicle remarketers to delete phone and satnav records Until now, firms that handle the remarketing of secondhand cars haven’t been under any pressure to delete these records, meaning they could soon be [...]

Worried fleets are taking out shorter company car leases

Thursday  10:54,   05 october 2017
Motoring Research

It used to be three years. Now it can be as little as three months. So says medium-term lease experts Meridian, anyway – and while it perhaps would say that, its MD Phil Jerome nevertheless insists it is a growing trend. And what’s fuelling [...]

Range Rover Velar scores Euro NCAP five-star rating

Thursday  10:54,   05 october 2017
Autocar

Land Rover’s latest SUV joins the ranks of the Volvo XC90, Mercedes-Benz GLC and BMW X1 in achieving top marks in crash protectionScoring 93% for adult occupant protection, 85% for child occupant protection, 74% for pedestrian protection and[...]