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Road deaths up 7% in 2021

Road deaths up 7% in 2021 - Provisional figures indicate around 1,560 fatalities on Britain’s roads were recorded in 2021, up from 1,460 in the previous year.


Can you trust the official range of electric cars?

How accurate are the official range figures quoted for electric cars? We reveal all – and explain how to maximise your EV mileage. The post Can you trust the official range of electric cars? appeared first on Motoring Electric.


18 photos of Volvos we love


A complete history of the BMW M3

Every M3, every limited edition, and even the M4 – we chart the full story of BMW’s brilliant performance car


Dominic Raab asks BBC presenter how much petrol is in cost-of-living clash

Dominic Raab asks BBC presenter how much petrol is in cost-of-living clash - The moment came after BBC Breakfast presenter Charlie Stayt asked the deputy prime minister how much a litre of diesel costs.


General Motors Hacked In Cyberattack, Personal Data Exposed

The incident happened between April 11 to 29, 2022.


Unusual driving offences: what are they and how much could you be fined?

Did you know that you could be fined for getting out of the way of an emergency vehicle in the wrong way? Find out more about this and other little-known motoring offences


Cost of living delays one in five car purchases

Research by eBay finds that 70 percent of UK car purchases in 2022 are affected by the rising cost of living.


Amazing French barn-find haul for sale


Prices for new electric Citroen Ami to start from £7,695

The tiny Citroen Ami electric quadricycle will cost from just £7,695 when sales start in the UK. You can place a £250 refundable deposit now.


Rolls-Royce vs. the sleeper train: a race from London to Edinburgh

Wraith The Train: read what happened when we raced the Caledonian Sleeper train from London to Scotland in a Rolls-Royce Wraith.


Tesla driver to stand trial after fatal autopilot crash, judge rules

Tesla driver to stand trial after fatal autopilot crash, judge rules -


Rock Climbing With A Sherp At Moab Looks Fun And Frightening

Remember that this ATV doesn't have a steering axle or a suspension system.


How to spec a Volkswagen Taigo

Our guide to the Volkswagen Taigo coupé SUV covers which options to choose, which to avoid, and how much to pay for it all


Selected Tesla Superchargers now open to other EV drivers

A total of 15 Tesla Supercharger sites – out of the 98 across the UK – are available for use by ‘third party’ EVs. We reveal their locations. The post Selected Tesla Superchargers now open to other EV drivers appeared first on Motoring Electric.


Watch This Supernova Red Aston Martin Valkyrie Tear Up A Race Track

Chassis number 69 of 150 is the only Valkyrie in Norway – and one of the most beautiful.


Ford announced as a sponsor of the RideLondon cycling festival

Ford announced as a sponsor of the RideLondon cycling festival -


Volkswagen reaches £193m settlement with UK owners over Dieselgate

Volkswagen will make a separate contribution to cover claimants' legal costs and other fees, it added. The case was due to go to trial next January.


The confessions of a car salesman

What really goes on at dealers, and how can you make sure you get the best deal on your next car? Our inside man reveals all, plus he recalls some horror stories from his career...


Greatest supercar concepts that never made production

Pour over pages of magnificent beasts that never saw the end of the production line


Fuel prices reach new record highs - with petrol at 171.1p a litre and diesel at 181.6p

Average petrol prices have reached a new record high of 171.1p a litre, new figures show.


Electric car range anxiety is unfounded, says the AA

Drivers who are thinking about buying an electric car should not be concerned about running out of battery charge, according to the AA. The post Electric car range anxiety is unfounded, says the AA appeared first on Motoring Electric.


60 years of the Alpine A110


New road pricing scheme could give motorists 5000 miles of free driving

The plan is to plug the expected £30billion hole in Treasury finances from lost fuel duty as more electric cars take to the roads


Summer Special: great car museums to visit

What better way to celebrate a return to near-normality this summer than to visit a great car museum? Here’s our pick of the best


Bikers hit the road in vintage dress to raise money for men’s health

Bikers hit the road in vintage dress to raise money for men’s health - Astronaut Tim Peake was among those taking part in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.


Rover 800 supplied to Buckingham Palace in 1993 to be sold at auction

The car - a Rover Sterling 827 with a 2.7-litre petrol V6 engine - is rumoured to have been driven around London by Her Majesty.


More than 90,000 VW drivers in England and Wales will get payouts over 'dieselgate'

Volkswagen has reached a £193m settlement with UK drivers involved in a class action lawsuit over the so-called dieselgate scandal in 2015.


New Maserati MC20 Cielo supercar revealed with clever glass roof

The open version of Maserati’s MC20 is called 'Cielo', after the Italian word for sky. It features a glass roof and 200mph top speed.


Most famous car advertising slogans in the world

Grace, space and pace – and many more: time to investigate the story behind the most famous automotive slogans


The best used large SUVs for less than £20,000

Not all large SUVs cost a fortune. There are some excellent examples out there for very reasonable money on the used market. Here are 10 of our favourites


20 hot classic saloons


Public electric car charging costs climb 20% since autumn

The average cost to complete an 80 per cent rapid charge of a typical family-sized electric car with a 64kWh battery has increased by £4, from £18.81 to £22.81.


Volvo integrates Plugsurfing into electric car smartphone app

Designed to simplify finding and paying for electric car charging, the Plugsurfing platform is now available to Volvo owners. The post Volvo integrates Plugsurfing into electric car smartphone app appeared first on Motoring Electric.


BMW 223i Active Tourer: A bit of an indulgence

BMW 223i Active Tourer: A bit of an indulgence - Having not driven a BMW for a little while, I was relieved to see that the traditional BMW virtues haven’t been overlooked, writes Sean O'Grady


The 'most valuable car' in the world sells for a record €135m - but it's for a good cause

The "most valuable car in the world", a 1955 Mercedes-Benz, has sold for a record €135m (£114.4m).


RAY MASSEY: Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 includes kitchen sink

A special expedition-ready version of its new D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 has been created by Isuzu's UK team and codenamed Basecamp.


Formula E set for full capacity return to London this summer with tickets available now

The FIA Formula E World Championship returns to the UK with the London E-Prix, a double-header festival of all-electric motor racing on Saturday 30 and Sunday 31 July


Audi Luxury Minivan Rendering Envisions SUV Alternative

It takes after the Urbansphere concept, but visually toned down.


Austin Montego named most uninspiring car of all time - but few remain

The saloon, a popular choice among Britons in the 1980s and early 90s, were ten a penny on our streets but are now on the edge of disappearing from our roads entirely.


Try a Volkswagen Caddy California camper before you buy

Hire a new Caddy California for seven days, and Volkswagen will refund the £499 rental cost should you decide to buy one.


Suzuki Vitara: A bit dated, inside and out

Suzuki Vitara: A bit dated, inside and out - The Vitara, with a basic design dating back to before the Brexit referendum, still makes a good case for itself, says Sean O’Grady


The most reliable hybrid cars - and the least

Hybrid cars are complex machines, but does all that technology make them unreliable? Here we reveal the most and least dependable models


Peugeot 308 review: Practical family car with serious kerb appeal

We road test both the hatchback and estate versions of the all-new third generation Peugeot 308 Cards on table time. I had a soft spot for the venerable Mk 2 Peugeot 308. On sale between 2014-21 and winner of the European Car of the Year Award, it was a solid family hatchback (and estate), offering a good, comfortable drive and a choice of solid petrol and diesel engines. Fast forward to 2022 and Peugeot has got round to rebooting the 308 with...


28 reasons we fell for the Jaguar E-type


Porsche Suggests The Cayenne SUV Was Successor To The 959

Fabian Mechtel and Walter Röhrl seem to agree on the matter.


15 times Lotus got it just right


Driving costs: how to save on petrol, insurance and more

Find the cheapest fuel The cost of running a car is rocketing, with UK petrol prices soaring to an average of about 167p a litre. But there are small changes you can make to save money, such as using the free PetrolPrices app or website to find the cheapest fuel in your area. According to the consumer group Which?, it is usually a few pence a litre cheaper to buy petrol from supermarket forecourts. Supermarkets sometimes run petrol promotions...


Best electric blankets that will help you keep your energy bill low

Heated blankets are cheaper than using central heating to warm up a room, so we've picked out the best ones to help cut your energy bill


Richard Hammond's New Commuter To Work Is A Dodge Charger Hellcat

The former Top Gear host has tons of things to say about the 707-horsepower muscle sedan.