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Lotus Emeya completes intensive test programme

Lotus Emeya

The all-new Lotus Emeya has completed an extensive three-year test and development programme across 15 countries and two continents. Cold-weather validation programme in the Arctic Circle confirms the “hyper-GT” can perform in the harshest conditions, including temperatures as low as -40 degrees Celsius. It’s claimed the rigorous tuning and testing …

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Get set for ‘Lovecars: On the Road’ Series 2

Lovecars with Tiff Needell and co-presenter Paul Woodman

Popular motoring show Lovecars: On the Road is with a second series, available on Prime Video from 16 February 2024. It’s the first time the automotive adventure show has been available on the global streaming service. At the same time, both Series 1 and 2 will launch into new global …

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One millionth electric vehicle registered in the UK

Subaru Solterra charging

Britain’s one millionth electric vehicle has hit the road – a key milestone on the journey to a carbon zero future. A total of 20,935 fully electric cars were registered last month, up 21% compared to the same month last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders …

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Extreme weather testing for all-new MINI Aceman

MINI Aceman

The upcoming MINI Aceman electric crossover has been undergoing final testing in the desert in strong sunlight and temperatures of up to 50 Degrees C. The Aceman, which has already successfully completed tests at the Arctic Circle, combines “the features of the two most successful MINI models, the MINI Cooper …

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Revealed: The world’s most popular new car of 2023

Tesla Model Y

The Tesla Model Y is on course to take the crown as the world’s best-selling vehicle of last year. While a small number of countries are yet to release their sales figures for 2023, preliminary data collected by automotive analyst JATO Dynamics indicates that the Model Y is in an …

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Top 10 most popular car colours in the UK

Renault Austral E-Tech

Grey is the UK’s favourite new car colour for the sixth year running, according to figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT). Boasting a market share of more than a quarter (26.8%), more than half a million (509,194) grey cars were registered in 2023 as the …

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Lexus LBX crowned ‘Car of the Year’

Lexus LBX

The all-new Lexus LBX has been named What Car? Car of the Year for 2024. The stylish hybrid crossover also took home the Best Small SUV category award. What Car? editor Steve Huntingford, said: “The title of What Car? Car of the Year is reserved for the model that has …

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SEAT celebrates 40 years of the Ibiza

SEAT Ibiza 40th anniversary

Spanish car brand SEAT is marking 40 years of its best-selling model with the Ibiza Anniversary Limited Edition. Since its introduction in 1984, more than six million SEAT Ibiza cars have been sold over five generations. Named after the island of Ibiza, it was a turning point for the company’s …

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Most drivers think headlights are too bright

New research has found that 85% of motorists think the problem of headlight glare is getting worse. An RAC survey of 2,000 drivers found a huge nine-in-10 (89%) think at least some headlights on cars on the road today are too bright, of which three-in-10 (28%) – a higher proportion …

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Revealed: UK’s Top 10 best-selling cars

Ford Puma

The official data for car sales has been released and it’s clear that 2023 was a year of recovery after the pandemic and the computer chip shortage. In all, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) figures show that more than 1.9 million new cars were registered in the …

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