Yellow car owners rally in support of notorious ‘ugly’ car 0

Owners of yellow cars the country over have rallied in support of a fellow vehicle blamed for ruining tourists’ photos in a picturesque Cotswold village. A procession numbering 100 bright yellow vehicles drove through the village of Bibury, in support of Vauxhall Corsa owner, Peter Maddox, 84. Mr Maddox has long been the bane of(…)

Customer dumps faulty Range Rover covered in graffiti outside firm’s Mayfair dealership 0

A furious Range Rover owner has dumped his graffiti covered car outside a Mayfair dealership and is threatening to torch it unless the car maker resolves the numerous glitches. The car cost Dev Bath more than £70,000 and has been causing quite a stir since he parked it, covered in graffiti outside one of London’s(…)

Diesel drivers may soon be hit by £20 a day fee 0

Drivers of diesel cars may soon be hit by a £20 a day penalty, if proposed government legislation is passed. Environmental secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has unveiled plans for a proposed ‘toxin tax’ as part of measures to cut down on air pollution, reports The Sunday Times. The report details how at least 35 towns and(…)

Renault faces up to lack of preparation 0

After they finished outside the points in Melbourne, the MD of Renault, Cyril Abiteboul, admitted the team went into the GP lacking “mileage and preparation”. Jolyon Palmer endured a horrific season opener in Australia that ended in retirement, with the UK driver pulling up after only 15 laps with brake problems. Team-mate Nico Hulkenberg fared(…)

Uber self-driving programme runs into problems 0

Uber’s self-driving car development program has temporarily hit the buffers after a crash in Arizona that resulted in one of its vehicles ending up on its side. The enterprising car-hire firm was forced to suspend its pilot commercial service over the weekend, after a further problem in a testing process that has already been plagued(…)

Toyota Prius tops UK’s February sales figures 0

Toyota continued its strong start to the year, with the Prius hybrid automatic finishing top of February’s UK vehicle sales figures- taking an average of just 21 days to sell. It was the second consecutive month that an alternatively fuelled vehicle (AFV) made it into the top three. The 2016 BMW i3 was the UK’s(…)

F1 must treat manufacturers like ‘main players’ says Renault chief 0

Renault believes that F1 needs to start treated the manufacturers with the respect they deserve as ‘main players’ within the Championship, because of the amount they contribute to the sport. In what Renault Sport Racing President, Jerome Stoll, is calling a “new era” for the sport, under the stewardship of Liberty Media, he declared that(…)

Peugeot considers return to Le Mans 0

Peugeot has announced its intentions to return to the top tier of prototype racing at Le Mans, but only if organisers of the race substantially reduce the cost of competing. The French manufacturer withdrew from the LMP1 class of the World Endurance Championship back in 2012, when its road car division was posting significant losses.(…)

Motorist with 62 penalty point legally allowed to drive 0

A driver who clocked up 62 penalty points on his license via speeding offenses can still legally drive a car. The man, from West Yorkshire, was one of 10,000 motorists driving on UK roads in January this year, despite having excessive points. In normal circumstances, 12 points usually results in a ban, but in “exceptional(…)

Pink Floyd drummer wrecks McLaren in Goodwood shunt 0

Nick Mason, drummer of legendary super group Pink Floyd, has walked away unharmed after crashing his £3 million McLaren at Goodwood race circuit. The 73-year old rocker lost control of the sports car as he performed a demonstration lap at the circuit in Sussex. The McLaren F1 GTR skidded off the circuit, sliding across grass(…)