Motorway lane closure

Road closures cost us £1bn last year

21 May, 2015

England saw more than 500k road closures in 2014 at an estimated cost of one billion Pounds. Safety chief calls for action

Rear end shunt - car crash

True benefits of auto braking car tech finally revealed

19 May, 2015

Cars with Autonomous Emergency Braking fitted are 38 per cent less likely to have a rear-end shunt

Emissions tests questioned

Real-world mpg tests still five years away

15 May, 2015

European carmakers want to delay new real-world emissions and mpg tests by three years

Thatcham crash test lab chair

Behind the scenes at the lab that helps cut insurance costs

12 May, 2015

Thatcham studies crashes, repairs and sets insurance groups to help cut drivers’ costs. We find out how

Mazda CX-3 - headlight

Some car dealers change light bulbs for free; others charge £70

8 May, 2015

Our investigation reveals alarming variations in main dealer prices for replacing a car head light bulb

Ford Fiesta - front tracking

UK new car sales surge again with strong April figures

7 May, 2015

2015 SMMT figures for April car registrations show a 10-year high, with over 185,000 in one month alone

Low emissions zone

More pressure on dirty diesels as courts get tough on pollution

7 May, 2015

Ultra Low Emission Zones could be introduced as Euro court wants UK to act on pollution levels

General Election

General election 2015 today! Who's on the side of motorists?

7 May, 2015

The 2015 general election is today, but how are politicians planning to fix our roads, cut motoring costs and help drivers?


UK £5,000 electric car grant to run out in months

6 May, 2015

No replacement scheme in place yet for UK electric car grants with review not due until after the election

Carcraft logo

Used car chain Carcraft to close with the loss of 500 jobs

1 May, 2015

The UK's seventh largest second-hand car retailer has gone bust. All 10 showrooms to close with around 500 jobs lost.