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Woman goes viral on TikTok with this Uber hack to get cheaper rides after night out

Waiting a bit for an Uber can help reduce the price, as one woman showed in a viral TikTok which has been viewed more than 600,000 times, and sparked a discussion on how to get the best deal


Covid sees car insurance prices plunge to seven-year low

With fewer vehicles to insure, there is more competition between rivals, bringing down prices, claims report


Watch tug of war: Tesla Model X vs Mercedes G550 4x4 Squared

This contender was a little more challenging.


Top 10 coolest and most beautiful classic race cars

We pick some of the coolest and most beautiful classic race cars ever to grace circuits and rally stages around the world


Butcher wins battle with council to overturn more than 50 fines

Butcher Gary Sell received fines for parking on double yellow lines outside his Tadworth shop. But he has overturned £20,000 by proving the road was private.


“Electric cars have zero emissions, but we must consider how we generate electricity for them”

Widespread adoption of electric vehicles can be good for the environment and for the UK’s economy, but former Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer thinks they may not be the only solution


Top 3 used small luxury SUVs for £20,000

“Dear Carbuyer, I want a small luxury SUV that’s well equipped. What do you recommend for £20,000?”


Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible debuts as 650-bhp droptop

The roof opens and closes in 19 seconds.


Paultons Park shares sneak peek video on its new rollercoaster ahead of April opening

Paultons Park is opening new £12million land Tornado Springs complete with thrilling rollercoaster Storm Chaser - and riders have shared a sneak peek


Jeremy Clarkson returns to Top Gear for first time since 2015 for Sabine Schmitz tribute

Jeremy Clarkson is returning to Top Gear for the first time since his departure in 2015, to pay tribute to the late motor racing driver Sabine Schmitz. Schmitz died of cancer last month. She had regularly appeared on Top Gear, and will be the focus of a special memorial episode airing on BBC One later this week. Clarkson features in the tribute, which is available now on BBC iPlayer, alongside former co-stars Richard Hammond and James May. The...


Women are in the driving seat when it comes to buying a car

Car guru Ginny Buckley (seen here with the Land Rover Defender which female motoring experts have voted the best car in the world) admits that the buying experience is not always great for women.


13 cars to remember Robert Opron


Best 7-seat electric cars 2021

If you need lots of seats without burning petrol or diesel, our list of the top 7-seater electric cars gives a variety of options


First look at Universal's epic new Jurassic World ride - one of Florida's fastest yet

EXCLUSIVE First look at Universal Orlando's new Jurassic World ride Velocicoaster which will be Florida's fastest and tallest launch coaster


James May says young drivers are penalised by theory test rules

May asks for theory test certificates to be extended, as learners face an eight-month wait for a practical test.


Tesla driver miraculously survives 100 mph crash into house and cars

Eye witnesses described it as a flash of light and the camera footage confirms the high rate of speed.


New driving rules could soon include a £70 fine for those who park on the pavement

Proposals for an outright ban come after a review found a third of visually impaired people and almost half of wheelchair users are less willing to go out alone because of “antisocial” pavement parking


The cars most likely to fail an MOT

Testing times: using data from a Freedom of Information request sent to the DVSA, we reveal the cars most likely to fail an MOT test.


Get up to 25% off the price of these cars when dealers reopen Monday

With plenty of pent-up demand for new cars and dealerships eager to rebound from a turbulent 12 months, there will be deals to be had on the latest models. Here's 12 of the best savings on offer.


Rare Audi R8 V10 Spyder manual goes for Autobahn top speed run

This unicorn can run.


500 Renault vans to serve as mobile Covid testing units

Five hundred Renault Master vans have been ordered by the UK government to continue the fight against coronavirus.


Hyundai Pony EV one-off concept looks back to brand's heritage

It hearkens back to the first mass-produced Hyundai.


'Some traditions need to be abandoned, and working 9-5 is one of them'

Britain needs to re-think its approach to commuting, according to Mike Rutherford


Council removes tiny 'parklet' that was built over parking space

Father-of-two Adam Tranter, 31, built a 'parklet' in a parking space in Kenilworth, Warwickshire, to cheer up locals and help businesses last September, but it has been removed by the council.


Best used small SUVs for less than £10,000

Small SUVs blend practicality with value and are some of the most popular used cars in the UK right now. Here are our top 10 favourites for less than £10,000...


15 of the worst car names ever


Hilarious moment woman drives tiny TOY Jeep to the grocery store

A woman was spotted pulling up to a parking lot to grab some groceries at a Kwik Star in Shell Rock, Iowa, driving a pink toy Jeep.


Having 3 points on your licence has little impact on cost of cover

Car insurance premiums remain largely flat if a driver goes from zero to three points on their licence, with the average annual premium increasing from £700 to £705.


Toyota chief Akio Toyoda is 2021 World Car Person of the Year

Charismatic Toyota president and CEO has been honoured by 93 international motoring journalists in the 2021 World Car Awards.


Number of young drivers falls to record low

The decline in young drivers is blamed on lessons and driving tests being suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.


UK's largest free electric car charging network used 500,000 times

Tesco, in partnership with Volkswagen and Pod Point, has been installing free charging points at 600 of its supermarkets around the UK. The network has now given 500,000 charges.


FIA hints at announcement about hydrogen in motorsport

As part of president Jean Todt's zero emissions future target on road and race tracks.


Top 10: best used Land Rovers

Our top ten for the best second hand Landies available


Car review: Is the Polestar 2 as good as a Tesla?

One definition of capitalism might be that it exists so that you buy things not only that you never knew you needed but that you never knew even existed. Welcome, then, readers to what I am assured is the world’s first vegan car. That’s correct; no animals were exploited, let alone harmed, in the making of this all-electric ultra-cool electric car. The Polestar 2, an electric performance brand spun out of Volvo combines Swedish style with...


Grand National 2021: How to watch, latest odds and start time

The Grand National returns to our screens on Saturday evening after it was cancelled last year. Sportsmail takes you through the all-important details ahead of the historic race.


Jenson Button on Extreme E: ‘In a race car you’re lying down. This is like driving a bus’

“It’s pretty insane,” says Jenson Button. He is talking about the sheer drop that lurks in the middle of this Desert X Prix circuit – something everyone has been talking about here in AlUla. The crest of the hill is essentially a blind approach, the kind that requires not just courage but no little faith. The drop is 100m from top to bottom at a 45 degree decline, in skiing parlance like launching down a super-black run, except you’re not on...


Alton Towers is launching three new 80s-themed rides and they open next week

Alton Towers has announced three new rides for the summer season and they're going to offer up some major 80s nostalgia


BMW M4 CSL spied with bigger splitter and larger spoiler

It could go on sale next summer.


Funeral takes place for former racing driver the Marquess of Bute

Racing driver and the 7th Marquess of Bute John Crichton-Stuart, who is also known as Johnny Dumfries and once won Le Mans in 1988, died aged 62 last month after a short illness.


12 classics reborn in style


'Nissan has been quietly building an advantage over electric car rivals'

Steve Fowler thinks Nissan is in a great position to build on the Leaf's success


2022 Toyota Crown SUV makes early debut and it looks familiar

What seemed like a wild rumour not too long ago is actually happening.


Bentley reveals ‘sustainable’ Continental GT3 Pikes Peak racer

As part of a project to research renewable fuel sources, Bentley will enter a Continental GT3 in the Pikes Peak Hill Climb.


14 fab classics for sale this weekend


TeslaCam captures a puppy's life saved

This week's video is loaded with many crazy and interesting TeslaCam videos.


No service history? A full service record could be just £10 away

The used car you’re considering might not have a service history but with a bit of homework you may be able to find one - Chris Lloyd explains how


Smart traffic lights wait for slower pedestrians to cross the road

A British technology firm also says the artificial intelligence software could help reduce traffic congestion.


Strictly's Craig Revel-Horwood and Bruno Tonioli to front ITV car show together

EXCLUSIVE: The Mirror has learned that Strictly Come Dancing judges Bruno Tonioli and Craig Revel-Horwood will return to the small screen together in an ITV car show


Tyre types explained: what’s the difference between different types of tyre?

All you need to know about the many different types of car tyre you can buy today, from all-season to run-flats and beyond...


Air quality group calls for MOT to include DPF test

The Westminster Commission for Road Air Quality claims up to 10 percent of diesel cars could have faulty or damaged particulate filters.