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24 September 2014 at 13:36

Parts of central London could be hit by traffic chaos on Wednesday as taxi drivers stage a protest against unregulated competition in the capital. Unions have criticised mayor Boris Johnson for "shrugging his shoulders" when the popular cab-hailing smartphone app Uber came into operation, which taxi drivers described as a "disaster for their trade."Trafalgar Square and Westminster are among th...

24 September 2014 at 13:36

Drivers are being encouraged to stay safe as the low autumn sun starts to affect visibility on the roads. At this time of the year low sun glare can make it hard to see other road users. But drivers can ensure they remain in control on the roads by following a few important steps. If intense sunlight is making it difficult to see, motorists should kill their speed. Driving slower will offer mor...

24 September 2014 at 13:36

Ten new hybrid models will be launched by Mercedes for 2017 - and the car giant could produce a hybrid hypercar to compete with the McLaren P1 and Porsche 918 Spyder. Mercedes plans low-emission cars, separate from its core products, in the wake of ever-more stringent emission targets from the EU. With these targets in mind, the company has lowered its average carbon dioxide emission from 1995...

24 September 2014 at 13:36

Those who always cast their eyes enviously towards a Bentley will now be able to pick one up for just £3,500. But the cheaper version has no steering wheel, engine, tyres, needs no car insurance and comes in a blue crystal fragrance bottle. The limited edition man-fume - of which just 499 bottles are being produced - is said to be "woody", "spicy", "charismatic" and "invigorating", and contai...

23 September 2014 at 13:12

Ford is set to follow the road taken by Nissan and BMW by offering green-minded motorists a range of purpose-built electric and plug-in hybrid cars.A source at Ford says the manufacturer wants to follow the example set by Nissan with its electric Leaf car and BMW and its 'i' range - instead of just fitting electric motors and batteries to existing models.But the Ford insider says the company wi...

23 September 2014 at 13:12

The sight of Mike Tyson looking down at you while you lay injured on the floor is one all too familiar for countless heavyweight boxers in the 1980s and 90s.But when motorcyclist Ryan Chesley saw the former boxing champ standing over him, he hadn't been on the wrong end of a knockout punch.Instead, the 29-year-old had just been involved in a traffic accident after coming off his bike when a tax...

23 September 2014 at 13:12

The Sussex man accused of driving onto Kent's Brands Hatch circuit in the middle of a race has appeared before Sevenoaks magistrates. Jack Cottle, of Wadhurst, allegedly steered his girlfriend's Volkswagen Polo onto the former Formula 1 track during the Fun Cup event on June 14. The 22-year-old man was arrested following the posting of footage on YouTube , which has so far attracted more than ...

23 September 2014 at 13:12

Are you looking for a new car to impress the ladies? Well hit the brakes. Don't look any further until you've read this.A survey of British women has identified the car their 'dream man' would drive, along with the ideal location they'd like to be taken for a spin.The research shows over one in five (22%) women would love their Mr Perfect to drive a convertible. This narrowly edges out competit...

23 September 2014 at 13:12

Motorists are being warned to keep an eye on the main reason that cars fail their MoT tests - faulty light bulbs. Drivers are advised to head to their nearest bulb shop if they suspect any bulb isn't working or is close to burnout, with more MoTs undertaken around this time of year than any other. Research suggests that nearly half (48%) of cars fail to pass their MoTs at the first attempt.On...

22 September 2014 at 13:42

Financial confidence among motorists seems to be on the rise with almost a quarter of adults thinking of buying a car in the near future. According to a survey by Sainsbury's Bank, as many as 23% of drivers are mooting the prospect of buying a new or second-hand model over the next six months.Some 13% of the 2,058 people questioned said they would opt for a shiny new car - the average buyer ad...

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