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Top 10 concerns and myths about electric cars

Hyundai Kona Electric

Almost a fifth of petrol and diesel car owners are put off going electric because they’re worried about driving in adverse weather conditions such as a lightning storm, new research has revealed. Interest in green motoring continues to grow as we look to cut their carbon footprint and reduce their …

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Introducing the all-new Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin DBX

Aston Martin has officially unveiled the first SUV in its 106-year history – the DBX. Blending sports car dynamics with off-road versatility, it will be built at the company’s purpose-built new manufacturing facility in St Athan, Wales. “I can’t emphasise enough how incredibly exciting and significant DBX is for Aston …

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Guy Martin sets new fastest tractor world record

Guy Martin fastest tractor jcb

TV speed king Guy Martin has smashed his own fastest tractor world record. Back in June he set a new Guinness World Record when he reached a speed of 103.6mph in his JCB Fastrac One, designed and built by a team of young engineers in Staffordshire. Now Guy has reached …

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Citroën: a century of innovation

Citroen DS

Iconic French car brand Citroën is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year – a rollercoaster of a century on the road. Founded by André Citroën in 1919, the company has had its fair share of highs and lows (including more than one rescue in its lifetime), but few companies can …

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New Land Rover Defender is licensed to thrill

Behind the scenes of Stunt Coordinator Lee Morrison with the New Land Rover Defender featured in No Time To Die

Exclusive behind-the-scenes images and a teaser video have been released of the all-new Land Rover Defender’s starring role in the latest James Bond film. Fans can watch the new Defender 110 performing in extreme off-road conditions during the filming of No Time To Die – the 25th official outing for …

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Why an electric car could be your best option

Hyundai Kona Electric

A pure electric car is the ideal choice for a fifth of new car buyers today, according to new research, Analysis of the daily mileage, driving habits and vehicle requirements for more than 8,400 users of What Car?’d What Fuel? Calculator revealed that 19.2% of drivers could use a fully …

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Rocketman Elton John’s Aston Martin for sale

Elton John's Aston Martin DB7 Volante

A mint Aston Martin DB7 Volante first registered to Sir Elton John is for sale on Auto Trader – and it could be yours for £34,990. Only 66 manual DB7 Volantes were built, making this car especially rare. This particular example has been finished in metallic Toro Red with a …

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Stolen vans hit record high

motorway traffic

Van theft across the UK has soared by 45% over the last four years with more than 30,000 stolen since 2015, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has revealed. Almost 10,000 thefts have been recorded in the last year alone, according to official police statistics Of the 9,371 van thefts reported in the …

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Have you written off a car?

Traffic jam

New research has revealed that nearly a third of UK drivers have written a car off – and 7% have done so more than once. The survey of more than 2,000 UK drivers, carried out for InsuretheGap.com, a leading provider of GAP (Guaranteed Asset Protection) insurance for new and second-hand …

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