Imagine when you passed your driving test, that every luxury car dealer in town appeared outside your house ready to sell you one of the world’s finest motors. Then imagine that you walk out of your house and choose – from among cars like Aston Martins and Jaguars – a shiny new Ferrari 330GT 2+2 [more]
If you’re planning a summer road trip eastwards across Europe, the chances are you’ll encounter Germany’s world-famous autobahns. They can be quite intimidating if you’ve never tried them before, so here are some key facts about Bundesautobahn (BAB) to absorb before you set off.
- There is no general speed limit on an autobahn, but the
Speed cameras, talking satnavs, lack of parking spaces, spiralling fuel costs – there are many reasons for the British motorist to feel disheartened about driving. But a new company called FlashPark has come up with an invention that just may tip many motorists over the edge: a talking parking ticket.
The new parking ticket is [more]
This year’s Gumball3000 rally will mark the event’s 15th birthday, and as usual there are some eye-opening entries. The rally will begin in the Danish capital, Copenhagen, before moving to Stockholm. The next stage will be to Helsinki, after which, stages will take place in Saint Petersburg, Tallin, Riga, Warsaw, Vienna and finally Monaco, [more]
Commercial vehicle sales in the UK rose by an impressive 30.9% in April and rose overall by 11.8% compared to last year’s year-to-date figures. The term ‘commercial vehicles’ means vans and trucks, of which 24,370 were sold across the country in April.
But looked at separately, van registrations showed the real improvement, rising by 43% [more]
It’s always good to know your car is well-maintained and can go the distance. And for added peace of mind, regular breakdown cover or personalised breakdown cover can help. But one way of feeling extra secure about your car’s ability to stay on the road, is a long warranty.
Relatively few car manufacturers offer long [more]
For the modern motorist, the essentials of a well-maintained car, adequate road cover and reliable vehicle recovery insurance are pre-requisites for life on the road. But for the modern car maker, it seems that the most important ingredient for success is having a desirable SUV in your model line-up.
Coming rather late to the Sports [more]
There are some people who value car breakdown cover more than most, among whom may well be the woman who features in a now-famous YouTube clip, titled ‘World’s Worst Attempt At Parallel Parking, Enjoy!’
The 14 minute clip of a woman attempting to park has become an internet sensation, with over 2,400,000 hits to date. [more]
If you’re looking for a car that should not draw upon your roadside assistance policy too much, then examining the top 20 best cars might be a good idea. And ‘best’ in this case has been defined by the 46,000 Auto Express readers who took part in the magazine’s influential 2013 Power Driver Survey.