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UK’s Top 10 most popular used cars

Ford Fiesta in white - the nation's favouite

New car sales may have dipped in 2019, but the latest official figures reveal that the used car market is buoyant. A total of 7.9 million second-hand cars change hands last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), and there are no prizes for guessing which …

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UK Car of the Year category champions revealed

Mazda3 review

The shortlist for UK Car of the Year 2020 has been unveiled, ahead of the overall winner which will be announced on February 28. With nine categories up for grabs in 2020, the UK Car of the Year Awards had eight different manufacturers emerging victorious after the first round of …

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Self-driving Nissan makes UK motoring history

Self-driving Nissan LEAF

A top-secret Nissan LEAF electric vehicle has completed the UK’s longest and most complex autonomous car journey. The modified 2017 LEAF travelled from the Nissan Technical Centre Europe (NTCE) in Cranfield, Bedforshire, to the brand’s manufacturing plant in Sunderland. Over the course of the 230-mile journey, the autonomous car tackled …

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Schumacher’s first Ferrari F1 car for sale

The first Ferrari Formula One car driven by seven-time champion Michael Schumacher is up for sale in London. The 1995 Ferrari 412 T2, chassis number 157, marked the beginning of one of the most iconic driver and team combinations in the history of the sport. This model comes from the …

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More car buyers planning to ‘go electric’

All-electric Renault ZOE comes to the aid of the Scottish Fire Rescue Service

Britain’s drivers are showing signs of starting to embrace electric and hybrid vehicles. Research conducted for the RAC Report on Motoring shows the number of drivers who say they will choose an electric car as their next vehicle has doubled with 6% of motorists – the equivalent of more than …

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Top 10 UK car crime hotspots revealed

Vehicle crime and car theft

Manchester is the city where you’re most likely to become a victim of car crime, according to new research.Using data obtained through Freedom of Information (FOI) requests from towns and cities across the UK, car finance company ChooseMyCar has revealed the highest and lowest car crime areas.Cities/towns with the lowest …

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Most expensive UK cities to drive a car

London traffic

Birmingham is the most expensive city to own a car in the UK, according to new research. Researchers looked at the most common items of motoring expenditure in 20 locations across the country and found that our second city is actually top of the table. Its position was largely driven …

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Bentley Continental GT ice racer breaks cover

Bentley Continental GT - 2020 GP Ice Race in Zell am See, Austria

Bentley Motorsport has unveiled a specially-prepared Continental GT which will compete at the prestigious GP Ice Race at Zell am See, Austria, for the first time. The Ice Race Continental GT will be running in livery that pays homage to its record-breaking compatriot from the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb …

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Top 50 used cars revealed

Peugeot 3008 SUV

The Peugeot 3008 has been crowned DieselCar and EcoCar Magazine Used Car of the Year 2020. The medium SUV won thanks to its fresh, original, crisp styling, the distinctive i-cockpit interior and the way that the driver is cocooned. The 3008 also secures the title of Best Used Medium SUV. …

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First big prize for impressive new Ford Puma

Ford Puma - Spain launch

The all-new Ford Puma compact SUV has been crowned What Car? Car of the Year 2020, beating off the challenge of 26 other category winners. Rivals for the overall Car of the Year title included the Skoda Scala, Range Rover Evoque and Tesla Model 3 among others, reflecting the diversity …

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