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Best movie car scenes revealed

The Italian Job - 50th anniversary

The Mini chase in the Italian Job has been voted the best movie car scene of all time. A study of 2,000 film fans saw the memorable six-minute-long car chase, with the three iconic Mini Coopers being pursued by police, rolling down stairs and even scaling buildings, top the poll. …

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Best car award for all-new Renault Clio

Renault Clio 2020

The latest Renault Clio has been named Carbuyer Car of the Year 2020 – the first major accolade for Renault’s supermini, just launched in its fifth generation. Carbuyer’s panel of expert judges said the new Clio has set a new quality benchmark for how good a small car can be, …

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Volkswagen Amarok and Next bring Christmas cheer

Volkswagen Amarok and Next bring Christmas cheer

A VW Amarok is towing a giant festive bauble with a difference around the UK in a partnership between Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles and fashion retailer Next. Next is selling its popular Christmas jumpers from the super-sized decoration at stores and offices across the country to raise money for Save The …

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Renault ZOE crowned electric car of the year

Renault ZOE

The latest Renault ZOE has been crowned best electric car of the year by the experts at DrivingElectric.com. As car buyers gear up for the biggest year yet for electric motoring, these awards salute the best best pure-electric, plug-in hybrid and hybrid cars currently on the market. “The Renault ZOE …

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Let it glow: it’s the Nissan LEAF Christmas tree

Nissan LEAF Christmas tree

Nissan has transformed its best-selling LEAF electric vehicle into a Christmas tree. The EV features a spectacular festive light display powered entirely by its own regenerative braking energy. It showcases how the electric car regenerates power when braking or decelerating via the e-Pedal system and B mode. The e-Pedal allows …

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Worried motorists delaying car servicing

Car servicing - RAC

Unexpected repairs are putting many drivers off getting their cars serviced, new research suggests. The survey of 2,000 drivers for RAC MOT Assist means that millions of cars on the UK’s roads could be in a less-than-perfect condition. A quarter of all drivers (24%) – the equivalent of 3.8m people …

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Top shop window display for ‘futuristic’ Porsche 911

Selfridges - eroded Porsche 911

A Porsche 911 with a difference is the star of the prestigious Corner Shop space at Selfridges department store in London’s Oxford Street over the festive season. “The House” by New York-based artist Daniel Arsham is a modern take on the holiday season, reimagining the family home and a selection of goods …

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Ford Ranger Raptor joins blues and twos

Ford Ranger Raptor police pickup

Police forces across the UK are set to trial Ford’s latest blue-light vehicle – a 105mph all-wheel drive Ford Ranger Raptor. With its FOX shock absorbers and Baja desert race mode as standard, it has more than enough to keep up with criminals making a getaway across gravel, mud and …

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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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