VW Polo - front tracking
News

VW UK sales down nearly 14 per cent in January 2016

5 Feb, 2016

Dieselgate scandal finally reflected in VW sales figures as cars are ordered in 2015 are registered

Honda CR-Z front cornering
News

Honda, Fiat and Chrysler recall 4.5million vehicles over airbag fault

5 Feb, 2016

Nearly 4.5million vehicles will be recalled due to potential airbag issues, 1.2million of these are in Europe

Road markings
News

White line lane markings could be axed from UK roads

4 Feb, 2016

New trials show that motorists slow down more on busy streets as a result of councils removing white lines

pumps
News

UK diesel and petrol prices: have fuel prices bottomed out?

3 Feb, 2016

We examine the issues around UK fuel prices: why petrol and diesel is so expensive, and where to get cheaper fuel

Greenwich driverless car trial
News

Driverless cars to be tested on UK roads

1 Feb, 2016

Driverless and connected cars will be tested on public roads in the UK as part of a new Government trial

Driving using mobile phone
News

Motorists caught using mobiles to face higher penalties

1 Feb, 2016

The Government looks to raise fines from £100 to £150 and issue four penalty points instead of three per offence

Whiplash injury insurance claims
News

UK named whiplash capital of the world

29 Jan, 2016

A new study finds the number of whiplash claims in the UK is among the highest in the world

Diesel smog, haze, pollution
News

EU proposes new real world emissions test reforms

27 Jan, 2016

The EU Commission is looking to bring car mpg and emissions test centres under greater scrutiny

Chris Ebbs repairs a big ol' pothole
News

Unmanned roadworks could earn £5,000 a day in fines

27 Jan, 2016

Councils could face a £5,000 daily fine over unmanned weekend road work projects, under new proposals being considered

BMW i3 plug
News

Eight 'Go Ultra Low Cities' get £40m to boost plug-in car use

25 Jan, 2016

The pioneer cities will benefit from funding for extra charge points and exclusive EV driver privileges

Whiplash injury insurance claims
News

Average cost of UK car insurance jumps over £100 in a year

22 Jan, 2016

The cost of a fully comprehensive car insurance policy has gone up by £105.64 in the space of a year, AA Insurance says

Nissan Juke factory 8
News

UK motor industry turns to Europe for top talent

21 Jan, 2016

Skills gap in UK leads manufacturers to head to continent for skilled engineers, claims SMMT

Driverless cars stock pic
News

UK insurers put heads together on driverless car question

20 Jan, 2016

New Automated Driving Insurer Group formed to tackle issues on liability and road traffic laws for autonomous vehicles

RAC breakdown van
News

RAC to use telematics data to predict breakdowns

20 Jan, 2016

Breakdown service will mix tech with its diagnostics data to predict when cars will develop faults

Renault Captur - front cornering
News

Renault emissions probe prompts recall of 15,000 cars for engine checks

19 Jan, 2016

Renault is to recall 15,000 of its vehicles for checks to the emissions system. None of the cars has been sold yet

Saab crash, insurance, smash
Tips & advice

Cat D and Cat C cars: insurance write-offs explained

19 Jan, 2016

Our quick guide to Category D - or Cat D - cars, plus what to look out for when buying one

Rear end shunt - car crash
News

New measures aim to tackle car insurance fraud

18 Jan, 2016

Sharing of best practices and insurance data among moves welcomed by the Government to curb insurance fraud

Child seat booster seat car seat
Tips & advice

Booster seat and child car seat laws explained

13 Jan, 2016

Here's all you need to know about the age, height, weight and safety laws for child & baby car seats in the UK

Dealership
News

Can you trust UK new car sales figures?

13 Jan, 2016

New car registrations hit record high in 2015 but do car makers actually sell as many cars as they claim?

Police car
News

Private firms forced to fund their own traffic cops

11 Jan, 2016

Police cutbacks mean businesses and residents are directly footing the bill for UK police officers