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(…)

Dubai police’s Bugatti Veyron officially world’s fastest police car 0

If you were to spot a Bugatti Veyron speeding through the streets of Dubai, you wouldn’t necessarily expect it to be the one doing the chasing. But the supercar is the latest addition to the city police force’s stable of high performance vehicles, and is capable of hitting speeds of 253mph. The Veyron is in(…)

A look back at the Toyota Corona Mk3 (1964 – 1969) 0

The Corona was a main player in the Japanese carmaker’s range since it was first released in 1957. Constantly evolving over time, in keeping with the manufacturer’s philosophy to meet the demands of its customers, a Corona was an ever-present in the line-up well up to the 1980s. Originally intended to be a no-frills family(…)

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(…)

Why almost half of British motorists can’t afford to drive their own cars 0

UK drivers are more conscious of rising motoring costs than ever before, causing them to take urgent money-saving measures BRITAIN’S motorists are more concerned about growing car costs than ever before, a recent study has revealed. Worrying statistics showed that almost half of the UK’s drivers may no longer be able to afford to drive(…)

New Peugeot 508 coming next year featuring Instinct Concept-Inspired Looks 0

Despite the acquisition of Opel and Vauxhall from General Motors, Peugeot, or more specifically PSA, have not shirked from their intended plans to offer a D-segment saloon. As a likely rival to the new Opel Insignia, Ford Mondeo and even the brand new Volkswagen Arteon, with a more raked roofline, the new 508 (the name(…)

A look back at the Nissan S-Cargo (1989 – 1992) 0

Okay, it wasn’t the most physically attractive of vehicles, but what it did do; it did well and with the minimum amount of fuss. Let’s face it; it was never going to be taken completely seriously. The Nissan S-Cargo was an ingeniously styled (and titled) small van. Initially based on the K10 Micra and built(…)