NOW here’s a first: A car that cracks jokes. Take these pearlers from Merc’s new voice assistant in the A-Class. “Hey, Mercedes. Tell me a joke.” “I can’t. My engineers are German.” “Hey, Mercedes. You’re rubbish.” “Hey, be nice, rem
AS BRITAIN gets its first taste of summer, millions of motorists could be risking breakdowns by failing to complete basic checks. Extreme temperatures won’t just give you sunburn and melt roads, but they also risk causing severe damage to your car.
DRIVING an electric car might seem like a cheaper option, but drivers are being hit with hidden costs as the motors become more popular. The number of electric vehicles on British roads has risen by 33 per cent in the last year, but that’s been matc
FAMILY portraits are naff. You sit there looking awkward with a side-parting you didn’t want and wearing matching clothes you don’t like. You do it for your mum. But here’s a family photo you’d be proud to hang on your wall. All three Volkswagen G
THE iconic Volkswagen badge will be re-designed to help ditch the diesel scandal once and for all, according to reports. The VW logo will be given a fresh look for the first time since 2012. The move comes after a turbulent few years for the German giant
DRIVERS are being warned about “too good to be true” car insurance scams on Facebook and Instagram. Thousands of Brits are have been victims of “ghost broking” leaving them illegally driving around without cover. And a fresh alert
THE top excuses drivers use to get out of paying damage charges on their hire car have been revealed. From colliding with wild animals to blaming a shopping trolley, motorists will try almost anything to dodge extra fees from their hire company. New resea
A UNIQUE Jaguar that was converted into a pick-up truck more than 30 years ago is up for sale – and could go for as little as £2,000. The 1961 wagon began its life as a standard Mark 2 Jaguar saloon but was transformed in the 1970s to look like som
THE motors most likely to let you down have been revealed – and it’s not good news for BMW. Three of the bottom five breakdown candidates were from the German manufacturer, according to a new owner study. Thousands of drivers with cars less th
YOUR car’s air con could be making you sick as the British weather starts to heat up. Drivers could be exposed to a number of bacteria if their air conditioning systems aren’t cleaned properly, which can cause nasty allergic reactions. Warmer
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
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
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