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Autumn Budget 2018: £28.8bn injection into UK roads, Fuel Duty frozen again

Autumn Budget 2018: £28.8bn injection into UK roads, Fuel Duty frozen again

As predicted, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has not altered the amount of Fuel Duty. But rising fuel prices is still taking its toll on the consumer

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Hydrogen fuel-cell car put through crash safety tests for first time

Hydrogen fuel-cell car put through crash safety tests for first time

The hydrogen Hyundai Nexo and the latest Mercedes A-Class are among the raft of cars to achieve a full five stars for safety. Car safety organisation Euro NCAP has released...

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Euro NCAP tests: you must not count on automated driving systems

Euro NCAP tests: you must not count on automated driving systems

Tests conducted by Euro NCAP show there's a potential risk of drivers becoming ‘over reliant’ on automated driving assistance systems. Tesla's Autopilot system came in for particular criticism.

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Which? tests reveal the most polluting cars and the most economical

Which? tests reveal the most polluting cars and the most economical

We've discovered diesel cars that produce fewer harmful NOx emissions than the average petrol car. Plus two petrol-hybrids that are as fuel efficient as a diesel car on the motorway.

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Ford Focus and Volvo XC40 get top rating in Euro NCAP safety tests

Ford Focus and Volvo XC40 get top rating in Euro NCAP safety tests

The new Ford Focus, Volvo XC40 and BMW X4 have been awarded the maximum five-star safety rating from Euro NCAP – but there is room to improve. The Ford Focus...

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Did BMW lie about fatal fault?

Did BMW lie about fatal fault?

UK vehicle safety body the DVSA has said that BMW did not initially tell it about a serious electrical fault – and then gave incorrect information. The fault was in...

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BMW inquest – BMW knew about fatal fault

BMW inquest – BMW knew about fatal fault

A fault affecting over 36,000 BMW cars is being investigated, which led to a man losing his life. The models in question are subject to a recall. Find out whether your car is affected and what you can do to fix it.

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Car tax changes from April 2018 – how much will you pay?

Car tax changes from April 2018 – how much will you pay?

As of 1 April 2018, a new car tax rule comes into effect. We explain how it works and who is affected, and look at how much owners of the...

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Fiat Punto is the first car to get zero stars from Euro NCAP safety tests

Fiat Punto is the first car to get zero stars from Euro NCAP safety tests

A lack of now-basic safety features and poor collision protection means that the Fiat Punto (2006-) is the first car to ever receive zero stars from safety organisation Euro NCAP....

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Autumn Budget 2017: diesel car tax rise and electric car investment

Autumn Budget 2017: diesel car tax rise and electric car investment

In the Autumn Budget 2017, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced a rise in car tax for diesel owners, and investment in electric car infrastructure.

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