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Drivers warned to check car insurance is still valid as Covid support ends today

The Association of British Insurers (ABI) has confirmed that temporary measures put in place to support motorists during the pandemic will end on Friday, April 30


Drivers hit by fuel price hikes - and there's no relief in sight

Average pump prices reached 127.19p per litre for petrol and 129.73p for diesel in April - the highest since January 2020, analysis by the motoring group found.


Horse racing begins two-month saliva-based testing pilot to screen jockeys for cocaine

The head of the Professional Jockeys Association Paul Struthers said it was a "tremendously important development" for the sport


Dacia Sandero Stepway review: A much more solid automotive achievement than you’ll find in a Lamborghini

I’ve driven more than my fair share of supercars and auto-exotica in my time, and obviously never failed to be impressed by the engineering and craftsmanship that goes into producing a Bentley, a Maybach or a Ferrari, but really the greatest admiration should go to those teams of dedicated professionals who are charged with providing affordable motoring for the masses. Anyone, in other words – even me – could produce the “world’s best car” with...


Duke of Devonshire hires security to stop cyclists riding in estate

Peregrine Cavendish, the 12th Duke of Devonshire who is worth an estimated £880million, allegedly hired security guards to stop cyclists in the grounds of Bolton Abbey.


Citroen 2CV: the story of the ‘tin snail’

It’s now more than 30 years since the final Citroen 2CV rolled along the production line. We take a nostalgic look at the history of the Deux Chevaux


What is a historic vehicle?

Cars defined as historic vehicles get numerous benefits and exemptions. Here, we explain what a historic vehicle is and how you could benefit.


The haunting abandoned wrecks of rural France

Southern France is covered in abandoned cars - and they often tell an interesting story


Advanced driver assistance systems: how the latest car safety tech is tested

We visit Thatcham Research to hear how and why Euro NCAP has begun to test the latest hi-tech driver-assistance systems


Enthusiast aims to bring Bristol Cars back from the dead… again

Owner Jason Wharton plans to re-engineer Bristol’s back-catalogue and build a new electric car, called the Buccaneer.


MINI Cooper S 3-Door Hatch review: updated icon is as lovable as ever

Twenty years ago the new owners of the Mini brand managed to pull off a remarkable feat when they launched a 21st Century reinterpretation of the original Sir Alec Issigonis icon. BMW’s modern ‘MINI’ has gone from strength-to-strength. In fact, since 2001, more than five million models (3-Door Hatch, 5-Door Hatch, Clubman and the Electric) have been built at Plant Oxford, all on the same production line. In all, three UK plants have a part to...


The amazing coupé Citroën should’ve made


‘The greatest change in motoring history is coming - but we don’t want it’

Mike Rutherford reckons that instead of telling us what they think we should have, manufacturers and politicians must ask us what we’d like from our cars and roads


Today's top tips from Newsboy for Chester on ITV Racing with Morando the big race pick

Morando faces Japan and Trueshan in the Group 3 tote+ Pays You More At tote.co.uk Ormonde Stakes, which headlines Thursday's card on the Roodee


Transport Secretary says everybody will have to be driving EVs in 2030

The transport minister's claim that in 'only eight-and-a-half years' time everybody will have to be driving electric' was made in a video posted by the DfT Twitter account.


SSC Tuatara crash is a huge setback for planned top speed re-run

The hypercar sustained massive damages but still repairable.


Ford Escort XR3: we drive the hot hatch pioneer

Hot hatches democratised performance, and one of the pioneers, the Ford Escort XR3, is now over 40 years old


Miura SV at 50 – and the most extreme Lamborghinis

We celebrate 50 years of the iconic Miura SV, along with other Lamborghinis that pushed the boundaries of performance.


Electric car cover: Are they cheaper to insure than petrol or diesel?

The average annual premium for electric vehicles has dropped to £566 in the first quarter, down from £641 in the previous three months, according to data from Compare the Market.


Bentley making more cars than ever before

The company said it is building 85 cars a day, its joint-highest ever output, at its factory in Crewe after notching up a record first three months of the year.


25 classic drop-tops for less than £10k


Top 3 used family SUVs for £15,000

“Dear Carbuyer, we’re about to welcome a baby to the family and want a practical and reliable used SUV. What options are there for £15,000?”


Tesla Autopilot and Full Self-Driving explained

What is Tesla Autopilot? How much does it cost in the UK and it is safe? We answer your questions


'The rise of the crossover will mean fewer SUVs'

Steve Fowler talks with Citroen and Ford about the future of their line-ups


Police recover more than a thousand stolen catalytic converters

The joint police operation into catalytic converter theft also resulted in the arrest of more than 50 criminals.


Dead: Alfa Romeo Giulietta

The Tonale can't come soon enough.


Top 10 police cars of all time


The most important car ever made by every car-making nation

Most car-making countries have produced hundreds of models, but we reckon these are the most notable


Austin Montego, Maestro and Metro are on the brink of extinction

The three cars, of which there were just over a million examples on the road in 1995, are among the 10 of the most endangered models today, according to research carried out by uSwitch.


The supercars you (probably) forgot ever existed

Think you know every supercar there’s ever been? You may need to think again


The most reliable older large SUVs - and the least

A used large SUV may look like a tempting buy, but it'll be costly if it's prone to faults. So, here we reveal the most dependable models – and the ones to avoid...


Shortest-lived cars in UK history - but which do you remember?

None of these cars lasted very long - and not always because they were sales disasters


The engines that powered the largest number of different cars

In less than a decade you won’t be able to buy a car with a conventional internal combustion engine. Let’s celebrate the engines that proved to be the most versatile


Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in an Abarth 695 70th Anniversario

We tackled the fearsome Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Fiat's 178bhp hot hatch


Dog-friendly car travel tips for your 2021 staycation

With international travel still uncertain, there’s been a surge in demand for staycations this year, which means our dogs will be spending more time than ever in cars. Travelling with dogs can be a stressful time, so if your pooch is a ‘ruff’ traveller, here are some top tips to make sure your dog stays safe and sound while travelling this summer from the experts at Canine Cottages. Do your research Before taking your dog away, it’s important to...


Car review: The Cupra Formentor e-Hybrid is a highly styled affair

Before we get going I may as well explain what this car is. First off, the badge. Yes, it does look a bit like the stylised logo that Wolverhampton Wanderers use, or else like something from a Sky One space drama, but it belongs to the new car marque “Cupra”. This might be vaguely familiar to you as the performance arm of Seat, as in “Seat Leon Cupra”, but now it’s been spun off with an entirely separate identity all of its own. So there’s no...


New cars that lose and retain most value in three years revealed

Britain's best and worst cars for depreciation have been revealed by What Car? in collaboration with valuations experts CAP HPI.


17 Porsche unicorns


Chevrolet Corvette Stingray finally coming to UK this October

The generously equipped Launch Edition starts at £81,700.


Vegan cars: how veganism and sustainability shape the latest models

We find out how the automotive industry is trying to make more environmentally-friendly cars


DeLorean Motor Company and the DMC-12: the full story

Forty years after production of the DMC DeLorean started, we look back at the controversial Northern Irish-built sports car that gained a cult following thanks to its movie star status


Genesis G70 estate teaser images show off elegant rear-end design

It looks like a G70 saloon with a longer roof, and that’s a good thing.


10 times three-spoke wheels rocked


2022 Kia ProCeed spied getting ready for a facelift

The Korean marque is updating the good-looking shooting brake.


Popular cars disappearing from our roads

From the Ford Cortina to the Vauxhall Belmont, we look at 25 cars that are a shadow of their former selves.


18 weird photos of Volvos


The best cars for depreciation - and the worst

Claire Evans reveals which models will still be worth a pretty penny when it’s time to sell them – and which are bottomless money pits


Lamborghini Urus burns beyond recognition due to electrical fire

The owner only got to drive it for eight months before it went up in flames.


Ferrari 812 Competizione and Aperta sibling already sold out

Total production for them is just 1,598 units.


Petrol prices increase for 6 months in a row, reports RAC

The RAC has warned the trend of rising petrol and diesel prices is likely to continue into the summer months.