Motoring

Motoring

Volkswagen to pay £11bn to settle Dieselgate claims

German car manufacturer Volkswagen is to spend up to $15 billion (£11.3bn) to settle consumer lawsuits in the US after it admitted cheating on emissions tests.

Offbeat
Vauxhall Astra

Astra is still a car for all seasons

HANDS UP if you’ve ever owned an Astra? That’s one in four of you who have had one of Vauxhall’s cars for all seasons.

Motoring
Hyundai i10

Why the i10 is a stunning package

YOU CAN tell a lot by a car’s steering wheel.

Motoring
UK motor industry backs remaining in EU

UK motor industry backs remaining in EU

The UK’s motor industry has restated its view that remaining in the European Union is best for its business and best for British jobs.

Offbeat
Volkswagen Tiguan

Why making Tiguan better is no easy task

WHAT’S THE hardest job in motoring? Designing a new Tiguan must be one of the most impossible jobs.

Motoring
Audi TT

Is TT an affordable supercar?

IF FERRARI or Lamborghini ever produce an affordable sports car, it might be something like the Audi TT.

Motoring 1
How a big SUV manages 85 miles per gallon

How a big SUV manages 85 miles per gallon

TWO FACTORS have changed enormously in the executive car market in recent years.

Motoring
UK traffic levels reach record high

UK traffic levels reach record high

For anyone who spends much time behind the wheel it might seem obvious but now government statistics have proved that Britain’s roads are getting busier.

Offbeat
Vauxhall recalls fire-risk Zafiras for second time

Vauxhall recalls fire-risk Zafiras for second time

More than 234,000 Vauxhall Zafiras will be recalled for the second time over a problem that has seen seen the cars burst into flames.

Offbeat
The exterior of the Ford Focus RS 2016. See PA Feature MOTORING Road Test. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Handout. WARNING: This picture must only be used to accompany PA Feature MOTORING Road Test.

Ford set to make car seats from carbon dioxide

Ford has announced plans to harness the damaging greenhouse gas carbon dioxide and use it to make its manufacturing processes more environmentally friendly.

Offbeat
Video: A youngster has transformed a boring 1970s motors into one of Britain’s coolest teenager’s cars

Video: A youngster has transformed a boring 1970s motors into one of Britain’s coolest teenager’s cars

The Morris Marina is widely regarded as one of the least cool cars of the past 50 years - with Richard Hammond particularly critical of the family saloon.

Offbeat
Government reveals digital driving licence plan

Government reveals digital driving licence plan

The Government has revealed that plans for a digital version of the driving licence are in the pipeline.

Offbeat
Government reveals plans to change driving test

Government reveals plans to change driving test

The Government has announced plans to change the practical driving test to better reflect the realities of modern driving.

Offbeat
Map lays down the law for driving abroad

Map lays down the law for driving abroad

As tens of thousands of Britons begin to plan holidays on the Continent this summer a new interactive map aims to help keep us on the right side of the law.

Offbeat
SEAT Ibiza ST

Why Ibiza is always a fashionable choice

IF EVER a car was worth considering as a purchase simply because of the engine, then this is it.

Motoring
Former Top Gear gang’s new show named - here are their best (and worst) road trips

Former Top Gear gang’s new show named - here are their best (and worst) road trips

After months of waiting and speculation Amazon has finally announced the name of its much-anticipated new motoring show fronted by the former Top Gear presenting team.

Offbeat 2
SEAT Alhambra

Times have changed, thanks to graceful MPVs

IF YOU have a big family or need to transport a five-a-side football team around on a regular basis, you used to have just the one choice: a minibus.

Motoring
Skoda Fabia Estate

Why excitement is low on Fabia’s demands

THERE is a myth that cars have to be exciting. Well, in car magazines and programmes such as Top Gear, that may well be so, but to the average punter choosing a set of wheels, nothing could be further from the truth.

Motoring
Evoque? It’s Victoria’s secret!

Evoque? It’s Victoria’s secret!

THERE WERE a good deal of raised eyebrows, not to say smirks of laughter, when Land Rover announced Victoria Beckham would be involved in the creation of a new model.

Motoring
E-Type for the 21st century

E-Type for the 21st century

ANY car billed as the modern E-Type Jaguar is going to have its work cut out.

Motoring
Load more