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Pagani celebrating 20th anniversary in style

Pagani Huayra at Goodwood FoS - credit Harry Elliott

Italian hypercar maker Pagani is marking its 20th birthday at this weekend’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. (July 4-7). On the first day, an exceptional one-off parade of Pagani Zondas will take to the famous Hillclimb, while company founder Horacio Pagani will also be in attendance to meet and greet his …

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Kids driving their parents to distraction

arents driven to distraction - Nissan

More than six in 10 European parents (63%) admit they struggle to fully concentrate on the road when their children are misbehaving in the car, claims new research. Worryingly, the study conducted by Nissan, also reveals that nearly one in three adults (29%) reveal they know they’re less safe behind …

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Most first-time car buyers don’t carry out checks

Used car lot

Millions of people buying their first car are not carrying out essential checks before signing on the dotted line, claims a new study. Cars are traditionally one of the most expensive purchases to make, with motorists typically spending around £3,000 on their first set of wheels. Choosing the wrong vehicle …

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Are these Britain’s ‘best new car buys’?

Jaguar I-Pace

The first Carbuyer Best Buys have been announced across nine core categories in a bid to give a simplified overview of the market and to help the average UK car buyer find the vehicles that most closely suit their needs. Apparently, the recommendations recognise that buyers may be shopping across …

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Screen legend Liz Taylor’s Rolls-Royce for sale

Liz Taylor Rolls Royce to be auctioned

Hollywood icon Elizabeth Taylor’s beloved ‘Green Goddess’ Rolls-Royce is to be auctioned this summer. The 1960 Rolls Royce Silver Cloud II will go under the hammer via Guernsey’s Auction on August 6 at The Pierre Hotel – a luxury hotel on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Soon after Elizabeth …

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Lexus crowned Britain’s best car brand

Lexus UX

Lexus has been named Best Car Brand in the 2019 Which? Awards, in recognition of its industry-leading technology and the high quality of its vehicles. The Japanese brand beat Hyundai, Mazda and Toyota to the title, and fittingly, the award coincides with the 30th anniversary of the founding of the …

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Milestone as 10 millionth Nissan is built in UK

10 millionth Nissan built at Sunderland

Nissan Sunderland Plant is celebrating after the 10 millionth vehicle rolled off its UK production line this week. It has taken 33 years to reach the landmark, and on average, a new car has been built in Sunderland every two minutes since production started in 1986. And, if all the …

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Meet the eco-friendly ice cream van

Nissan Electric Ice Cream Van

Nissan has created an all-electric, zero-emission ice cream van concept for ‘Clean Air Day’. In partnership with Mackie’s of Scotland, an ice cream producer powering its family-owned dairy farm by renewable wind and solar energy, the project demonstrates how a ‘Sky to Scoop’ approach can remove carbon independence at every …

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Tow Car Awards 2019 – all the winners

Volkswagen Arteon - Winner Tow Car Awards 2019

The Volkswagen Arteon 2.0 TDI 150PS Elegance DSG fastback has been crowned Overall Winner at the Tow Car Awards 2019. In all, 40 cars were entered, competing for nine awards and the VW fastback also won its 1550-1699kg weight class. The cars were tested in groups according to their respective …

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Aston Martin DBX goes into production at new plant

Aston Martin DBX - built at St Athan, Wales

Aston Martin has started making cars at its second UK manufacturing plant in St Athan, Wales. Pre-production models of the luxury British car maker’s first SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, are already rolling off the production line, and St Athan is on target to go into full production in the …

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