News: Cars

Subaru BRZ long-term test review: first report

Monday  18:35,   14 august 2017
Autocar

Toyota’s GT86 stole headlines and hearts when it arrived, but its twin, the Subaru BRZ, spent less time in the limelight. You can’t buy a much purer car in 2017 than a Subaru[...]

Government tests vegetable oil as low emissions diesel replacement

Monday  18:32,   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[...]

Alpina B7 Biturbo super-saloon hits the 200mph+ club

Monday  18:32,   14 august 2017
CAR

Alpina B7 now in the[...]

Alpina B7 Biturbo super-saloon hits the 200mph+ club

Monday  18:32,   14 august 2017
CAR

Alpina B7 now in the[...]

BMW to launch diesel scrappage scheme with £1700 discounts to upgrade dirtier dervs

Monday  18:32,   14 august 2017
CAR

► £1,700 incentives to trade in older cars ► Must go towards i3, PHEV or low-CO2 carIn a surprise twist to the ongoing environmental debate reshaping Europe's car industry, BMW has announced its own diesel scrappage scheme to incentivise the take-up [...]

BMW to launch diesel scrappage scheme with £1700 discounts to upgrade dirtier dervs

Monday  18:32,   14 august 2017
CAR

► £1,700 incentives to trade in older cars ► Must go towards i3, PHEV or low-CO2 carIn a surprise twist to the ongoing environmental debate reshaping Europe's car industry, BMW has announced its own diesel scrappage scheme to incentivise the take-up [...]

The Problem With Electric Cars? Not Enough Chargers

Monday  18:31,   14 august 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

Most owners of electric vehicles charge them overnight at home, but a few companies are looking ahead to an era of rapid adoption—and building a charging-station infrastructure.The evidence: Tesla’s delivery of its first “affordable” compact sedans, [...]

The Problem With Electric Cars? Not Enough Chargers

Monday  18:31,   14 august 2017
The Wall Street Journal.

Most owners of electric vehicles charge them overnight at home, but a few companies are looking ahead to an era of rapid adoption—and building a charging-station infrastructure.The evidence: Tesla’s delivery of its first “affordable” compact sedans, [...]

Opinion: Why the world’s best car show is full of forgotten British bangers

Monday  18:31,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

From Morris Marinas to Austin Allegros, our man says the annual BMC/BL Day is one of the best shows in the world The post Opinion: Why the world’s best car show is full of forgotten British bangers appeared first on Motoring Research.“What’s there[...]

Opinion: Why the world’s best car show is full of forgotten British bangers

Monday  18:30,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

From Morris Marinas to Austin Allegros, our man says the annual BMC/BL Day is one of the best shows in the world The post Opinion: Why the world’s best car show is full of forgotten British bangers appeared first on Motoring Research.“What’s there[...]

Fiat 500 at 60: the best (and worst) special editions

Monday  14:35,   14 august 2017
Autocar

Myriad Fiat 500 special editions have been launched since the current model went on sale in 2007. We've recalled the good, the bad and the uglyThe Fiat 500 plays the car as fashion accessory like no[...]

Hackers could control internet-connected cars

Monday  14:28,   14 august 2017
Sky News

Hackers could potentially take control of internet-connected cars and cause accidents - as manufacturers are urged to better protect them from cyberattacks.Smart vehicles allowing drivers to access maps, travel information and digital radio services [...]

New Citroen C3 Aircross to undercut Nissan Juke

Monday  14:28,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

Prices for the new Citroen compact SUV start from £13,995 The post New Citroen C3 Aircross to undercut Nissan Juke appeared first on Motoring Research.The new C3 Aircross, which goes on sale from 1 November, will cost from £13,995. The cheapest Juke [...]

New Citroen C3 Aircross to undercut Nissan Juke

Monday  14:28,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

Prices for the new Citroen compact SUV start from £13,995 The post New Citroen C3 Aircross to undercut Nissan Juke appeared first on Motoring Research.The new C3 Aircross, which goes on sale from 1 November, will cost from £13,995. The cheapest Juke [...]

Ford Mustang V8 GT review: driven before it’s banned

Monday  14:26,   14 august 2017
Motoring Research

Forget the 2040 ban and revel in the rumble of Ford's 5.0-litre V8 MustangWith the news that the sale of petrol and diesel cars could be banned by 2040, what better time to experience five whole litres of internal combustion[...]