Since 2013, BMW has muddied the waters of 3-series ownership with its 4-series coupé, a lower and stiffer two-door version. In 2014 the two badges moved yet further apart with the launch of the Gran Coupé, a four-door 4-series, which is selling like ice cream sundaes in July. To keep the 4-series (
DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 250,000 small pickup trucks mainly in North America because the rear wheels have the potential to lock up, causing drivers to lose control.
There are few things better at making you feel guilty than driving a new Porsche 911 GT3 through the centre of a busy town. Even if you don’t actually start mouthing apologies as the stares accumulate, you will still wish to shrink ever further down into its racing bucket seats until, ideally, you actually
Instead you could invest the money you would have spent on a Haynes manual and a socket set. With hard-up owners increasingly reluctant to spend money on servicing, car care is falling by the wayside to the point that the AA says half of the 3.4 million call-outs it attends annually are caused by poor
SEÚL, Corea del Sur (AP) — La fabricante de automóviles Kia Motors Co. construirá una planta ensambladora en India a un costo de 1.100 millones de dólares, poniendo un pie por primera vez en el quinto mercado de vehículos más grande del mundo, anunció la empresa el jueves.
Amaravati, April 27 (IANS) Making a foray into the Indian market, South Korean auto major Kia Motors on Thursday said it will set up a car manufacturing plant in Andhra Pradesh with an investment of $1.1 billion. The plant, Kia's first in India, will come up in Penugonda in Anantapur district and
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kia Motors Co. plans to invest $1.1 billion in India to build its first plant in the world's fifth-largest auto market.
The Goodwood Festival of Speed from June 29 to July 2 will feature a display of at least 70 significant Ferraris in celebration of 70 years since the Italian sports car maker was founded by il commendatore Enzo Ferrari in 1947. A jaw-dropping variety of Ferrari’s finest road and racing cars will be
The British-built Honda Civic has evolved again. The latest version of the British-built Honda Civic represents a more conventional approach to building a family car than its predecessor. Honda offers petrol engines in 1.0- or 1.5-litre capacities with either a manual or an automatic gearbox, and there
Mobility in Communist East Germany was exemplified by the Trabant and Wartburg, with their two-stroke engines and novel construction. Threat of nuclear holocaust was never far away during the heightened tension between Communist East Europe and the capitalist West, with dogma and suspicion prevalent
Speeding fines are surrounded by myth, legend and hearsay. How fast do you have to be going to get a ticket? Ask your pals in the pub, and you'll get several different answers. How many points will you get on your licence? How do average speed cameras work? And is it possible to talk your way out
Which is why cars like the Golf GTI make such a change. We drive all seven generations of the Volkswagen Golf GTI, back-to-back. Heinrich Nordhoff, the man who led Volkswagen on its recovery from the Second World War, died in 1968, leaving behind a trail of discarded prototypes.
Endorsements on your licence have to stay there for a fixed amount of time, which varies depending on the offence. Whether it's for speeding or for some other offence, getting points on your licence is never a pleasant affair. Well, the actual figure varies depending on your conviction.
German luxury car manufacturer Daimler is predicting a significant rise in operating profit this year after a surge in sales of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and sports utility vehicles. As Sara Hemrajani reports, a product offensive is also helping French carmaker PSA.
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler y Google ofrecerán por primera vez al público viajes en automóviles autónomos que ambas empresas construyen en sociedad.
DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership.
The classic car calendar is packed with events large and small, with something for everyone whether you're a marque aficionado or general enthusiast. Here are a few throughout the UK that are deserving of your attention, whether you're away on holiday or simply fancy a destination for a day out
Regardless of age, 58 per cent of the 304 respondents did not know that speeding fines have significantly increased. The most minor offences incur a Band A fine, which applies to those caught driving at less than 10mph over the prevailing speed limit, of 50 per cent of the driver’s weekly income. Before
Seat’s all-new Ateca is very late to the SUV party. The Ateca’s load area meanwhile is 28 per cent bigger, at 485 litres. On two-wheel drive models the Ateca’s boot is a third (34 per cent) bigger than the Leon’s. When I had a Golf, I always felt the boot was the perfect size for three people, a real
After comparing the A3 with the freshly facelifted Volkswagen Golf a couple of weeks ago, it's time for another VW Group stablemate to face up to the Audi. This time it's the Skoda Octavia, which again has been the subject of a recent series of revisions, most notably some new headlights, improved
Here I am, rattling on each week about how our Santa Fe 2.2 diesel copes with the M25, speed humps or hills, and here's Sir Ernest Shackleton's great grandson, who returned from driving the same car across the Antarctic for 30 days at the end of last year. Patrick Bergel, Shackleton's great
The Volkswagen Up is arguably the pick of the small urban cars. After running a string of large MPVs and SUVs, Kyle Fortune aims to discover whether small is beautiful when it comes to family cars