Ant McPartlin has been given an £86,000 fine after being found guilty of drink driving at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court. The Britain's Got Talent presenter was also handed a 20-month driving ban after being found twice the legal drink drive limit. McPartlin said "I let myself down… for that I'm truly sorry."
Luxury car maker Bentley is set to build the UK’s largest solar panel covered car port at its Crewe factory. The structure will protect 1,378 cars from the elements, and produce up to 24 per cent of the factory's energy needs. 10,000 solar panels will be used in the project.
Most of us use cars to drop the kids off at school, buy groceries at Tesco, and to take Aunty Nora out for a Sunday drive. But these 10 ostentatious automobiles are for rather more flashy customers - although Aunty Nora would no doubt enjoy a spin in one. Check out these most costly of cars.
Over-50s now hold three quarters of all UK housing equity, according to a new study by global property adviser Savills. This generational divide is most notable in the South West, where 80pc of housing equity is owned by the over-50 age group. It suggests that many affluent London dwellers have moved to the country.
Car sales within the UK have fallen 17 per cent over the last year, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders. Consumers are delaying purchases, while some manufacturers are concerned over the impact of Brexit, set to take place one year from now. BMW and Vauxhall may move some production overseas.
An Italian firm based in China aims to produce a 3D printed car costing just £6,800. It will weigh a mere 450kg and most visible parts will be 3D printed, except the tyres, chassis and windows. First deliveries are expected in 2019. The plant will be able to produce 500 cars annually.