21st February 2018
48 of the 84 ministerial cars are diesel

Majority of ministerial fleet is diesel-powered

Lead by example is a commonly used phrase. Although not an expression adopted by more than half of Government ministers, it would seem… A Freedom of […]
19th February 2018
The youngest child given a ban was just 12 years old

Over 1,000 children banned from driving in 2017

More than 1,000 children aged 16 and under have been disqualified from driving in the past year, figures obtained by the BBC. The broadcaster says DVLA […]
14th February 2018
Romance just wouldn’t be the same in a Kia Sorento

Romance isn’t blossoming in modern cars?

Taking your car to Lovers’ Lane used to be more memorable than it is in today’s modernised vehicles, according to a new survey… A poll of […]
12th February 2018
Failure to look was a cause in 397 fatal incidents in 2016

7% of journeys drivers aren’t looking at the road

The devastation that can be caused by distracted drivers is well known. But new research suggests motorists are distracted a shocking 7% of the time they’re […]
12th February 2018
The soundtrack to the perfect Valentine’s Day road trip

20 songs to add to your Valentine’s Day driving playlist

Valentine’s Day doesn’t come without its stresses. Present-buying, restaurant-booking, even overthinking the words to write in a card. But when it comes to setting the tone […]
9th February 2018
Paying with your phone at the drive-through could get you six points and a £200 fine

Driving laws you could be breaking every day

We all know not to speed, to always wear our seatbelts and never use our mobiles. But there are some lesser-known road rules that you could […]
5th February 2018
The survey found diesel Honda Civics are the most reliable cars on the road

The most (and least) reliable family cars

Reliability is a key priority when on the hunt for new wheels for the family. Fortunately, What Car? has you covered with its 2018 Reliability Survey… […]
2nd February 2018
Auto Express says the Dacia Sandero is the cheapest car to insure in 2018

Top 10 cost effective cars

The look of a car is not the only factor to consider when choosing a new one. From list price to insurance costs and fuel economy, […]
29th January 2018
Black cars make up 20.3% of the market

Car colour preferences go over to the dark side

Black is the new black, the latest official figures on car sales show. According to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, more than half a […]
25th January 2018
IAM Roadsmart is calling for driving lessons in the dark for new motorists

Night-time lessons could save lives

Dating in the dark, dining in the dark and now driving in the dark; no – the latter is not the latest hipster trend, it’s a suggestion […]
22nd January 2018
The AA doesn’t believe car dealerships will die out completely

Car dealerships on track to disappear as vehicle sales move online

Perusing the shiny motors on a car dealership’s forecourt is set to be a thing of the past, with a study of British auto execs suggesting […]
17th January 2018
13% of motorists resolve to switch off their handsets when driving

What are your motoring goals for 2018?

While most people set New Year’s goals to get fit, eat healthier, spend less or be more positive, many of us are looking to improve how […]
15th January 2018
Experts warn keyless entry systems could be the reason for the rise in car thefts

Is your motor safe from theft?

Vehicle thefts in England and Wales have shot up by almost a third (30%) over a three year period, according to figures released as part of […]
12th January 2018
Ignoring smart motorway lane closures could incur a £100 fine and three points

2018 Motoring law changes: What we know so far…

The last 12 months saw plenty of changes in the world of motoring law. Car tax, mobile phone penalties and alterations to the practical driving test […]
11th January 2018
The best and worst drivers by profession has now been revealed

Britain’s best and worst drivers revealed

Are you one of Britain’s worst drivers? We recently completed a study that looked at over 400,000 motorists to shed light on the driving habits of […]
10th January 2018
One million potholes outside of London will be addressed

£46 million pledged to tackle one million UK potholes

Britain’s roads have been compared to “Swiss cheese” by road safety experts who are applauding a £200 million initiative to tackle the UK’s highways. The Government […]
9th January 2018
Papa and Nicole are still synonymous with the Renault Clio today

Top 10 car adverts of the 90’s

Not everyone appreciated car adverts during the 1990s, but years later they’re still serving up plenty of entertainment value. Check out consumer site Honest John’s top […]
5th January 2018
Monthly rises in November show fuel prices have risen by 2p a litre

Fuel prices hit three-year high

The average cost of filling your tank with petrol or diesel has reached a three-year high according to new figures. Why are petrol prices so high? […]
4th January 2018
Save on your cars running costs this year with 1st CENTRAL

Top ways to save on car running costs this year

It’s January, which means two things are inevitable. You’ve made a New Year’s resolution and you’ve probably already given up on it! So how about making […]
3rd January 2018
The fermentation process in beer is producing a sustainable fuel

British university turns beer into petrol

Beer and driving have always been a taboo pairing. But scientists at the University of Bristol could have come up with a way to harmonise their […]