Beijing seems to be taking a carrot-and-stick approach to its trade dispute with Washington — giving in on a key demand from carmakers but increasing tariffs on US sorghum, the Financial Times reports.
TESLA has stopped production on its Model 3 – again. Building of the £30,000 electric saloon as been plagued by problems with Tesla repeatedly missing targets. And the latest shut down comes just days after Elon Musk said the factory had too many r
Ever since the word “sports” was first parked awkwardly next to the phrase “utility vehicle”, car designers have been doing their best to make these large, heavy, unwieldy, compromised machines seem, well, sporty.
FORD has filed a patent for a crazy new car fitted with an eight-seater meeting room. The car giant has revealed sketches of the wacky self-driving motor that features a huge circular cabin. The “vehicle with round passenger compartment” ditch
There are just a handful of folk alive who would have been babes in arms when this car was made, 114 years ago, at the Vauxhall Iron Works on Wandsworth Road in south London, by a company founded by Alexander Wilson, a talented Scottish marine engineer.
THE Volvo XC90 has been hailed as one of Britain’s safest ever cars. The big SUV has never recorded any fatalities on UK roads since records began, according to latest figures. Analysis by Thatcham Research of police accident stats and insurance cla
DRIVERS could be made to take another driving test to own driverless cars, a report claims. Brits might require a new driving licence to prove they can handle autonomous tech which is due to hit UK roads in by 2021. The warning has been sparked over safet
DRINK-DRIVING remains a menace on Britain’s roads with thousands continuing to get boozy behind the wheel. The danger of a fatal accident should be deterrent enough but the courts can also hand down a driving ban, fine and even a jail term – h
CAR giant Vauxhall is to close one in three of its dealerships across Britain putting 3,700 jobs at risk. The company will scale back its operation amid falling sales and changes to the way motorists buy cars. The French-owned company will cancel contract
JAMES Bond fans now have the chance to take a behind-the-scenes look into the life of the world’s favourite secret agent. 007 geeks can hang out at the mountain-top location used in Spectre and get a glimpse at the iconic Jaguar Land Rover cars from
A PETROLHEAD has claimed parts from his classic Renault have appeared for sale on Facebook – 19 years after they went missing. Phil Abodium said he spent months upgrading his beloved Renault 5 Turbo before it was stripped of its parts. The dad-of-on
THE world’s first off-road electric supercar has been spotted out testing its incredible speed. Taiwanese company XING Mobility are behind the brand new MISS R supercar, which has been tipped become the fastest production car in the world. Boasting
A SOFTWARE engineer whose car was broken into when his keyless fob was hacked has come up with an ingenious trick to stop it happening again. Kieran Bingham last week found himself one of an increasing number of motorists who have become victims of the hi
DRINK driving is to blame for far too many deaths and serious injuries on British roads every year. Here’s all the information you need about UK laws and when the first ever roadside breath test in the UK was carried out… What is the drink-dri
THE secrets of Britain’s roads have been revealed with the most popular colours and common motors revealed. New data released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has uncovered the cars Brits like to drive the most. And according
IT’S a well-known fact that it’s near impossible to keep your eyes open when you sneeze. That poses a rather tricky issue for drivers suffering from a cold or hay fever who get the urge. It’ll start with a twitch or sometimes come from n
HONDA has taken a distinct sideways step with this new CB1000R. The previous model was pitched as a sports naked machine, one that was expected to compete with similar models from rival manufacturers. In the last five years, the sports naked category has
HOW does a car with no doors, no roof, no mod cons, and no airbag sound? What if you found out that it’s noisy, shakes you around like one of those vibratey biros from the Nineties, and costs a fiver shy of £40k? Pick up your jaw and Meet the Morgan Th
THE iconic Volkswagen campervan from That 70s Show is set to break the world record for priciest VW ever. The rare ‘Love Wagon’ that appeared in the hit TV series is tipped to beat the current £214,000 record set last year. The 1967 Samba bus
CARS have played a major role in some of the biggest blockbusters in Hollywood history. From the Minis of the Italian Job to Back To The Future’s time-travelling DeLorean, the list of famous movie motors is virtually endless. But which cars have mad