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Report finds WLTP hugely over-estimates car fuel economy

Real-world data from EU-mandated in-car tech has highlighted shortcomings in testing


Value Scope: Each way horseracing tips from Steve Jones for Grand National day on ITV

Our man reckons Mahler's Mission could be box office in the Randox Grand National and has picked three other horses on the Aintree card


AMG is Making an Electric Super SUV with 1,000+ HP: Report

It's allegedly coming in 2026 as a bespoke AMG vehicle.


Hyundai to mark Breen anniversary with tribute livery, charity auction support

Hyundai will support a special auction to raise money for the Craig Breen Foundation and run a special livery in Croatia to honour its late World Rally Championship driver.


Aston Martin DB12

Replacement for the DB11 grand tourer packs a 671bhp V8 and has the Bentley Continental GT and Ferrari Roma in its sights


Enjoy The Perfect American Road Trip With These Essential Top Tips

From vehicle checks to knowing what rules are in place in each destination, here’s our guide to a stress-free trip.


Tesla Driver Protects Cyclist From Wolf In Romania

Riding your bike alone on a mountain pass in the deep Carpathian mountains can have its perils.


RAY MASSEY: Cheaper, well-stocked Chinese cars arriving on UK shores

The UK government, EU and U.S. have warned that China's aggressive policies pose a 'challenge' to Western values and economies.


Watch Alpinestars' New Tech-Air 7X Airbag Jacket Deploy in Slow Motion

It deploys faster than a blink of an eye.


NXT Gen Cup explains dropped Formula E support plans

The NXT Gen Cup that was due to run in support of Formula E now “won’t happen until next year” if at all, according to CEO Jeff Dodds.


Avatr to Zeekr: Every new car at the 2024 Beijing motor show

The electric Mercedes G-Class, BYD's first pick up and Ora's 395bhp sports saloon are among the headliners


Britain’s best dead car companies - which do you remember?

Gone but not forgotten - our favourite deceased British marques


Take Your Good Boy for a Ride: Best Dog Car Seats, Carriers, and Restraints

Prepare your furry co-pilot for miles of adventure with these crash-tested harnesses, crates, and car seats. These safety solutions for your pet will add some peace of mind to your drive.


Ford Mustang Mach-E Had BlueCruise On During Fatal Texas Crash, Investigators Say

This is the first of the two ongoing investigations into Ford’s BlueCruise driving assistance system.


20 of the world’s fastest family cars


The hard proof that Australians aren't listening to Anthony Albanese and his push for electric cars

The Climate Council wants petrol and diesel cars banned by 2035 while Anthony Albanese is planning to impose new penalties on car maker that aren't going electric. Aussies have other ideas.


22 cars that are 60 in 2024


The 32 Most Criminally Underrated '80s Trends

Leopard print and loafers, oh my!


Alfa Romeo Milano: meet the Italian brand's first electric car


Porsche Taycan Sales Cut In Half In Q1 2024, New Version Is Coming In April

This year, the company will launch the new 2025 Taycan and the all-new all-electric Macan.


Honda’s Ohio-Based EV Hub Is Due To Open In 2025

Three of Honda's internal combustion car manufacturing plants are being significantly reconfigured to support its EV plans.


Get Your Kids On Two Wheels With Beta’s E-Kinder Race E-Bikes

The E-Kinder Race comes in three sizes for youngsters.


10 top two-cylinder classics


This Mercedes-AMG One with 55 Miles Begs to Be Driven

It's one of just 275 cars.


This Mazda Concept Helped Save the Rotary Engine

The RX-Evolv would lead to the RX-8, and eventually the rebirth of the rotary engine as we know it.


Time Forgot Volkswagen's Bizarre VR-5 Engine

Five cylinders, arranged in a vee, banked 15 degrees apart. The "V5" is one of the strangest engines ever made.


The Best Luxury Hybrid SUVs for 2024 and 2025

Many luxury SUVs offer hybrid powertrains, and some use their electric motors to enhance performance, with a few models offering upwards of 700 horsepower.


Weird, strange & generally surprising car facts

As we navigate difficult times, let's take a diversion. Even Autocar readers may not know all these weird facts about the automotive world


30 least-powerful classic cars


35 discontinued Renaults


These Cheap E-Bikes Are Taking Over The Streets

An e-bike will help you pedal farther, and these picks will do the same for your dollars.


You Can Save Up to 43% on Portable Generators and Power Stations Right Now

Save up to 43% on portable generators and power stations from Jackery, Champion, and more.


12 fab cars with five-cylinder engines


Faulty Cybertruck steering wheel part is 'made in Mexico'

Mechanics who stripped the new EV down for an online video discovered that the steering motor has a sticker saying 'made in Mexico' - the piece is part of a system blamed for causing trucks to break.


AP McCoy names Willie Mullins contender as horse he would choose to ride in Grand National

AP McCoy names Willie Mullins contender as horse he would choose to ride in Grand National - McCoy has backed I Am Maximus to go well in Saturday’s showpiece


NASCAR and MotoGP would benefit from crossover weekend, say Trackhouse stars

NASCAR and MotoGP could mutually benefit from a crossover-style race weekend, according to Trackhouse’s stock car stars Daniel Suarez and Ross Chastain.


The most memorable motorcycles ever built

Ever since the first Daimler Reitwagen was unveiled to an incredulous public in 1885, the motorcycle has sparked the passion of millions around the world for its speed, design, and the freedom two wheels affords. In the early 20th century, the motorcycle was evolving into one of the most practical and stylish vehicles ever invented. By the 1920s and '30s, technology was allowing designers to draw up blueprints that would serve as templates for the machines we ride today. Along this road traveled some of the most iconic motorcycles ever built, bikes that epitomized form and function and remain classic examples of their era. So, can you name these vintage two-wheel wonders? Mount up and rev through this list of memorable motorcycles. Click on!


Crazy facts about luxury cars

A luxury car is a vehicle that offers all the comfort, speed, and features that money can buy. You may need a fat wallet to afford one of these bad boys, but dreaming has never hurt anyone, right? Get to know some amazing facts about some of the world's greatest luxury car brands!


Lexus line-up goes electrified only as LC and RC F retired

Lexus drops its two coupés, meaning it no longer offers a V8 or a sports car


Red Bull’s MotoGP Motorcycles Are, Surprisingly, All About Compromises

Who knew?


Cable car carnage: One dead after cable car collapses in Turkey

Emergency services rushed to the aid of 184 people who got stuck on a cable car in Antalya. One person lost their life after a cable car burst open after hitting a pole.


Reasons why your car won't start

Have you ever gotten into your car in the morning and it just didn't start? It is truly frustrating and indeed very annoying when this happens. Sometimes the solution can be as simple as getting your jumper cables out of the trunk and finding another driver to help you out, but, some other times, this is not the solution, as the problem is not quite a dead battery. In this gallery, we look at the main reasons why a car might not start. Click on and get your motor runnin'!


Omoda E5 prototype review

New brand Omoda uses BYD batteries to create an electric crossover


UK Racing plc faces more testing times than gruelling Grand National

If anyone at Aintree needed a reminder of the oscillating exhilarations and perils of jump racing, it came within a few tragic seconds on Ladies’ Day. In one breath, the favourite for the opening race, Inothewayurthinkin, surged over the last fence, to a roar that could have been heard back in Liverpool. In the next, Giovinco crashed to the floor to gasps, the green screens came up, and he became the first fatality of this year’s meeting. But,...


‘Captain America 4’ reveals our first look at Harrison Ford as General Ross alongside the new Cap

Marvel Studios has shared a peek at ‘Captain America: Brave New World’ with both of its main leads during CinemaCon.


Here’s How Much Range This Tesla Model S Has After 450,000 Miles

It’s a 2017 Model S 90D that was used as a taxi.


The forgotten generation: everything you need to know about Gen X

Generation X, sometimes shortened to Gen X, refers to those born between 1965 and 1980. Sandwiched between baby boomers and millennials, this generation was shaped by the economic and cultural factors dominating the latter half of the 20th century. And while they're outnumbered in comparison to their neighboring generations, many Gen Xers have shaped the world during pivotal years of change and technological advancement. Intrigued? Click on to learn some key facts you might not know about Gen X.


Mercedes-AMG primes 1000bhp super-SUV as next bespoke EV

All-new BMW XM rival will sit on a purpose-built AMG platform to become a ‘technological pioneer'


BMW 5 Series

Has the plug-in hybrid sporting executive saloon finally come of age?


The 2025 Kia K5 EX Is $5,000 More Expensive Than Last Year

Revealed in late 2024 with a minor facelift, the US model gets a new standard engine and a massive $5,000 price jump for the EX trim.