News: Cars

10 things you never knew about Ford

Tuesday  18:41,   19 september 2017
Car Buyer

It’s been one of the world’s most successful carmakers for more than 100 years, but here are some facts you may not know…There’s no shortage of pub ammo when talking about the Ford Motor Company, and nor should there be, with more than 100 years[...]

London T-Charge: everything you need to know

Tuesday  18:40,   19 september 2017
Motoring Research

Sadiq Kahn's toxicity charge will be introduced on 23 October 2017 The T-Charge (or ‘toxicity charge’) is being introduced on 23 October 2017 and will apply to all pre-Euro 4 petrol and diesel cars, broadly meaning most vehicles[...]

How to fix your car's own brakes

Tuesday  18:37,   19 september 2017
Read Cars

Whether your brakes are squeaking or the wheels won’t stop spinning, fixing your brakes can be an intimidating proposition. T here are lots of parts, not to mention a whole hydraulic system to contend with, and what exactly does bleeding your brakes [...]

How to fix your car's own brakes

Tuesday  18:37,   19 september 2017
Read Cars

Whether your brakes are squeaking or the wheels won’t stop spinning, fixing your brakes can be an intimidating proposition. T here are lots of parts, not to mention a whole hydraulic system to contend with, and what exactly does bleeding your brakes [...]

Watchdog: Dealer can’t explain how VW Amarok ‘drove itself’

Tuesday  18:37,   19 september 2017
Car Buyer

Pick-up ‘took control’ of throttle before engine failure; garage couldn’t say what happenedThat was the dilemma facing reader Dave Tassell, of Worcester, after his brand-new VW Amarok suffered a complete engine failure, just five months after[...]

Watchdog: Dealer can’t explain how VW Amarok ‘drove itself’

Tuesday  18:37,   19 september 2017
Car Buyer

Pick-up ‘took control’ of throttle before engine failure; garage couldn’t say what happenedThat was the dilemma facing reader Dave Tassell, of Worcester, after his brand-new VW Amarok suffered a complete engine failure, just five months after[...]

Cars over 40 years old exempt from annual MOT tests

Tuesday  18:32,   19 september 2017
Motoring Research

It follows a consultation in which more than half of respondents objected to the proposals More than 2,000 members of the public took part in an official consultation, with more than half stating that they were against the[...]

Cars over 40 years old exempt from annual MOT tests

Tuesday  18:31,   19 september 2017
Motoring Research

It follows a consultation in which more than half of respondents objected to the proposals More than 2,000 members of the public took part in an official consultation, with more than half stating that they were against the[...]

Vauxhalls could be exported under PSA ownership

Tuesday  18:30,   19 september 2017
Auto Express

British-built Vauxhall badged models could be exported in the future , according to Carlos Tavares, chairman of Vauxhall and Opel’s new owners PSA Peugeot Citroen. Speaking to Auto Express at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Tavares said that he was[...]

Vauxhalls could be exported under PSA ownership

Tuesday  18:30,   19 september 2017
Auto Express

British-built Vauxhall badged models could be exported in the future , according to Carlos Tavares, chairman of Vauxhall and Opel’s new owners PSA Peugeot Citroen. Speaking to Auto Express at the Frankfurt Motor Show, Tavares said that he was[...]

Caterham Seven SuperSprint sells out within seven hours

Monday  15:24,   18 september 2017
Motoring Research

Revealed at the Goodwood Revival, 60 buyers were quick with their deposits Limited to just 60 units, one for each year in production, the SuperSprint has become the fastest-selling car in Caterham’s history. Similar to last year’s Caterham[...]

Ferrari FXX K Evoluzione gets major downforce upgrade

Monday  15:24,   18 september 2017
Autocar

Track-only LaFerrari-based hybrid rival to the McLaren P1 GTR will receive new aero parts to boost performanceIn the days following the recent Italian Grand Prix, Ferrari’s engineers have been evaluating the effectiveness of a larger fixed rear wing [...]

Ford Focus RS Edition on sale now with traction-boosting Quaife LSD

Monday  15:23,   18 september 2017
Autocar

Torque-splitting hardware gives Ford’s mega-hatch quicker responsesFord has launched a higher-specification version of its quickest hatchback called the Focus RS[...]

Opinion: Should police cars be faster?

Monday  15:23,   18 september 2017
Autocar

There's an ongoing discussion around which cars are best suited for cops and criminalsRix, if you recall, would like his Toyota Prius replaced by something larger and, ideally, grander: a Volvo S90, a Skoda Superb or a Mitsubishi Outlander[...]

The best ways to improve your car's interior

Monday  15:22,   18 september 2017
Read Cars

Engine upgrades and body kits make great conversation pieces, but when you set out for a drive, your experience is determined by the materials and features on the inside of your car. Upgrading and maintaining your car’s interior will be[...]