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13 October 2014 at 13:38

A new range of AMG C 63 saloons and estates is set to grace Mercedes forecourts as early as next spring, the German giant says.The new high-performance C 63s, which will cost from £59,795, will have similar AMG tuning as the manufacturer's new C-Class models.They will feature the same 4.0-litre V8 bi-turbo engine as the AMG GT.Mercedes says it has improved the fuel efficiency of the engine, but...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

Carrying out basic maintenance on a car can prevent drivers being left stranded on the side of the road this winter, according to motoring experts.The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) says making sure car batteries are in a good condition and that coolant, anti-freeze, oil and brake fluid levels are topped up are vital in making sure cars run well.The most common reason for motorists havin...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

James May has said a number plate on a vehicle used in an episode of Top Gear filmed in Argentina was never meant to be provocative.The licence number, which reads H982 FKL, has been interpreted by some to reference the Falklands conflict between Britain and Argentina in 1982.May admitted that the show's presenters do "muck about" but insisted that they would never mock people about their war c...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

British motorists keen to get their hands on Volkswagen's latest Passat will not be able to buy a petrol-only model, the German giant has revealed.The eighth generation of the popular saloon car will only be available with diesel engines in the UK at first.But an electric hybrid version, which will take petrol, is expected to hit the UK market towards the end of next year, while the diesel mode...

13 October 2014 at 13:38

Getting his company car to cover almost 1,000 miles on a single tank of fuel has helped a sales manager treat his family to a holiday in southern Italy without breaking the bank. Toomey Leasing Group's Dino Landico used his diesel Vauxhall Insignia to drive his family of four - and all their luggage - 3,200 miles to Naples and back, achieving an average of 59 miles per gallon as he crossed the...

10 October 2014 at 13:48

Police had to close a busy road during the evening rush hour on Thursday to capture a wallaby on the loose.It took 15 officers to secure the animal, which original sightings had suggested was a kangaroo.However, upon arrival the officers found they were dealing with a wallaby that had escaped from Askham Bryan College in York.Police had to shut part of the A1237 joining Haxby and Strensall whil...

10 October 2014 at 13:48

Motorists in the south east of England are being warned to expect heavy rainfall and surface water on roads over the weekend.The warning for heavy rainfall on Sunday came as other parts of the country were battered by gales. Clean-up operations in areas hit by tornadoes are already under way.Meanwhile, the south west of England could see gusts of up to 50mph on Friday and the Environment Agency...

10 October 2014 at 13:48

The Government is co-investing £11 million into what is being hailed as the first "major" step towards a hydrogen-fuelled vehicle revolution.The funding will include financing more refuelling terminals across the country which drivers of hydrogen-powered vehicles can set their journey planner to. It will also upgrade existing ones.The private-public sector project is putting £7million of this p...

10 October 2014 at 13:48

Renault is expecting a host of new UK customers to sign on the dotted line for a new top trim version of its Captur compact crossover.The Captur Signature packs in even more extras than the previous top-of-the-range Dynamique S MediaNav.The Captur is available from £17,495 and among its standard add-ons are 17-inch alloy wheels featuring black inserts and hints of chrome in its boot lid, fog la...

10 October 2014 at 13:48

The growth of branded accessories and merchandise has left the modern football fan spoilt for choice when it comes to ways of showing allegiance to their team.But Manchester United fans now also have the chance to back their club's drive for success by showing off their support as they clock up miles on the road.And while supporters of other teams may be left feeling deflated at having to make ...

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