The Grand Tour set to air in November 0

So, after all the controversy, hype and intrigue, the new vehicle of the former Top Gear trio is set to air on November 18th. The Grand Tour featuring Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond will become available on Amazon Prime from that date with subsequent episodes aired each week over a twelve week period.(…)

Tesla updates software after car hack 0

Tesla has been forced to update some of its software following a successful hack of the operating system of its electric cars carried out by researchers from China. From a distance of 12 miles (19km), the team from Keen Security Lab managed to manipulate the brake system on a Tesla while it was travelling. They(…)

Motorists taking photos and video whilst driving say RAC 0

A recent survey conducted by the RAC has revealed that the number of motorists using mobile phones illegally whilst driving has risen. It shows that 31% of drivers now say they have used a handheld mobile whilst driving compared with 8% back in 2014. The amount of driver who said they had either sent a(…)

Honda predict the extinction of petrol engines 0

Mitsura Kariya, Honda Civic’s development leader, has predicted that the development of hydrogen fuel cell technology will become the ultimate aim in motoring evolution. During the launch of the new Civic at the company’s UK headquarters in Swindon, Kariya talked of the company’s belief of where the future of motoring is heading – and predicted(…)

August sees 14-year high for UK car production 0

The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders has hailed August as the highest month for car production since 2002. The trade body revealed that 109,004 vehicles were produced in UK car plants last month, an increase of 9.1% on August of 2015. Both at home and overseas, there was an increase in demand following investment(…)

The ten best estate cars to buy in the UK 0

Since the rise of the SUV, estate cars have seen a marginal decline in popularity, but there definitely still remains a market. Plenty of motorists are still attracted by the well balanced combination of car like driving performance; as well as plenty of additional boot space. Here are ten of the best editions on the(…)

Head lights: don’t be left in the dark this autumn 0

To be able to see the road ahead is the most important aspect of driving. The ability to avoid danger and stop safely is a necessity for all motorists, especially when driving when it’s dark. As we move into autumn, your headlights play much more of an important role in your day to day driving(…)

Five essential autumn driving tips 0

It’s going to happen soon, despite this late summer resurgence we’re having. Yes, in the not too distant future, clocks will be going back, evenings will be darker. It’ll be getting colder too, especially overnight and first thing in the mornings as millions of us get in our cars for the journey to work. Most(…)

Top car breakdown faults in autumn – and how to steer clear of them 0

Alas, we’re now in to the year’s second highest breakdown season. Not quite as brutal on our cars as winter obviously, but this is the season when our motors really start to feel the strain as the temperatures drop and the roads become more treacherous. Here are the most common reasons why cars break down(…)

Five motoring events coming up this autumn 0

Autumn sees no slowing in the motoring events calendar. Here are five top events for petrol heads and vintage car enthusiasts alike: American Auto Club UK – 18th September. First up this autumn is the regular September meet-up of American car, bike, truck, van, or hot rod owners and enthusiasts throughout the UK at the(…)