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Is this adorable new electric car the greenest EV ever?

Nobe 100 electric car

Meet the retro cool Nobe 100 electric vehicle – a three-wheeler billed as the “world’s most sustainable” car. Made in Estonia, the dinky “fully upgradable EV” is also the first ever all-wheel drive three-wheeled car and the world’s first electric cabrio. Weighing in at just 600kg (less than half the …

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Ride of the Valkyrie: Aston Martin hypercar debuts

Aston Martin Valkyrie wows crowds on public debut at Silverstone

The stunning Aston Martin Valkyrie has broken cover after making its dynamic public debut in front of an enthusiastic crowd at Silverstone. Liveried in an eye-catching Red Bull-inspired design and piloted by Aston Martin high performance test driver Chris Goodwin, the 1,160 bhp hybrid hypercar, has – until now – …

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Councils pocketing millions from Penalty Charge Notices

Penalty Charge Notice PCN

New research has exposed many Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) as little more than a cash cow for many local councils. According to new Freedom of Information data obtained by Confused.com, in 2018 the total income made by councils from fines reached more than £326m from nine million PCNs. The PCNs …

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Volkswagen ID.R smashes Goodwood hillclimb record

Volkswagen electric ID.R race car

The all-electric Volkswagen ID.R race car has made motorsport history again by setting a new all-time record at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Driver Romain Dumas completed the 1.86-kilometre course in just 39.90 seconds, breaking the long-standing record, which had stood for 20 years, by 1.7 seconds. Ex-Formula One driver …

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Goodwood Festival of Speed honours Aston Martin

Le Mans winning Aston Martin DBR1 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019

Two major Aston Martin anniversaries are being celebrated at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed (July 4-7). Not only is it 60 years since the company’s iconic 1-2 win at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, it’s also 70 years since Aston Martin first raced at the Goodwood Motor Circuit. …

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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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