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  • Parking meters to charge most-polluting cars

    Parking meters to charge most-polluting cars

    Madrid is to introduce ‘smart’ parking meters that will charge more to drivers of heavily polluting cars, while offering large discounts to hybrid and electric car owners. The move, which officials are claiming is the…

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  • Toyota Land Cruiser Review

    Toyota Land Cruiser Review

    Apart from that rather famous British brand, there are few 4x4s that have heritage like the Toyota Land Cruiser. The current version – which has been updated for 2014 – builds on more than 60…

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  • Mini provides the best residual values

    Mini provides the best residual values

    Minis hold their values better than any other car on sale in the UK, according to new research published by industry experts Glass’s. Models from the German brand, which is a subsidiary of BMW, were…

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  • £500m electric car scheme announced

    £500m electric car scheme announced

    Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced a new £500 million Government initiative to boost uptake of electric and hybrid cars in the UK. Currently, such vehicles make up just one per cent of car…

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  • Refreshed Mini crossovers unveiled

    Refreshed Mini crossovers unveiled

    Mini has revealed face-lifted versions of its five-door Countryman and three-door Paceman crossovers. Making their debuts at this month’s New York and Beijing Motor Shows respectively, the high-riding pair gain a number of interior and…

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  • BMW creates high-tech business class seat

    BMW creates high-tech business class seat

    Imagine walking onto a plane, turning left (or taking the spiral staircase)and sliding into your ergonomically designed chair. Now image said chair knows exactly what food you want to eat, what movies you like to…

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  • Renault plans to snatch back ‘Ring record

    Renault plans to snatch back ‘Ring record

    The top dogs over at Renault HQ are clearly cheesed off at the fact rival manufacturer Seat recently nicked the sub-eight minute Nurburgring lap record from them. A powerful Seat Leon Cupra 280 took the…

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  • Nissan creates self-cleaning car

    Nissan creates self-cleaning car

    For those drivers who want nothing more than an immaculately clean car all the time and for those of you who can imagine nothing worse than spending our weekends slaving over a muddy car –…

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  • Car maintenance costs more than insurance

    Car maintenance costs more than insurance

    A new survey has revealed that maintaining and repairing a car is now more expensive than the average fully comprehensive insurance policy. Rising Vehicle Excise Duty (road tax), road tolls, congestion charges and the spiralling…

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