Peel Ports plans £10m green automotive hub on Merseyside

Launching in September, the new maritime logistics hub is planned to service a twice-weekly shipping route from Vigo Port in Spain to Eastham

Great 150mph used cars for under £20,000

Money isn't everything when it comes to achieving high speed thrills

Mercedes explain why team orders were not used on George Russell in Jeddah

Mercedes saw no clear benefit to using team orders against George Russell during the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix.

Glamorous racegoers arrive for Student's Day at Cork

Racing fans pulled out all the stops in a variety of vibrant dresses, adventurous frocks and colourful outfits as they attended Student's Race Day at Cork racecourse.

The London borough that's riddled with more potholes than anywhere else in the UK

Quite a lot of potholes to pack into such a small place...

Race Across The World fans are all saying the same thing about the new location

The new series is set solely in Canada

James Key departs McLaren after underwhelming start to new season

James Key departs McLaren after underwhelming start to new season - Key joined McLaren as executive director from Toro Rosso in 2019.

Now that's a road trip! Motorists are baffled as council replaces wiggly lines and 'alien landing pad' road markings with wonky path that 'looks like something out of the Wizard of Oz'

North Somerset Council sparked anger earlier this year in the town of Clevedon when it painted wiggly lines on the historic Victorian seafront as part of redevelopment works.

Every brand's cheapest electric car on a lease deal

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M&S Has A £45 Version Of The Cool Dad Trainers Loved By Celebrities

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Guys Remove Bulldozer Tire

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The London street where residents constantly do first aid because of all the car crashes

One resident said it's caused his insurance premium to go up to £1,000 a year

Older drivers face 'difficult' choice - Phillip Schofield opens up on father's licence

Phillip Schofield has gone into detail about how his father relinquished his driving licence, following calls for elderly drivers to be retested more often.

EU's car engines ban sparks row as Germany-France divides bloc

The adoption by European Union member countries of new carbon dioxide emission standards for cars and vans has been postponed amid opposition from Germany.

Hyundai and Kia recall vehicles due to fire risk

The affiliated Korean carmakers are recalling the vehicles and warning people to park them away from buildings until repairs are made.

Ford Explorer now 100% electric, a super SUV with 500 km range

Ford has unveiled its new mid-range electric SUV designed for the European market: it is called Explorer and measures 4,460 mm in length. It will fit into a market segment already occupied by the Volkswagen ID.4, Renault Megane E-Tech, Hyundai Ioniq 5 and the queen of the category, Tesla Model Y.The new SUV will be built in the Cologne factory and developed on the Volkswagen-originated Meb platform. The styling, however, is completely different: boxy and muscular, inspired by off-road vehicles.Ford has not yet announced the available engines, all electric, which according to rumours should be three. The batteries available should have a capacity of 52 or 77 kWh, with a maximum range of around 500 km.

How Toto Wolff and Jos Verstappen friendship crumbled as Mercedes boss told 'stop calling'

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff was once on good terms with the father of Lewis Hamilton's bitter rival.

The greatest car collection you’ve never heard of

Take a virtual tour of the enormous car collection owned by Sheikh Faisal of Qatar

Watch moment two cars are seen racing each other before crashing and killing Yorkshire man

Two drivers who were racing each other at speed moments before causing the fatal road traffic collision which killed another motorist have been jailed at Leeds Crown Court. Simon Hinchliffe, aged 53, from Kirkburton, was killed at the scene of the collision which happened on Huddersfield Road, Kirkburton, on 9 October 2020 when a Seat Ibiza being driven by Darren Rowe ran into the back of his Citroen van.

Electric cars with minor battery damage are being WRITTEN OFF because there is no way of repairing them, report claims

A Reuters report warns of damaged battery packs 'piling up in scrapyards in some countries' and the batteries in Tesla Model Ys have 'zero reparability' because they are a structural part of the car.

The best German cars ever made

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2035 petrol and diesel car ban may be delayed with 'e-fuel' loophole

A number of businesses are calling on the European Union to ignore calls from member states to abandon the 2035 deadline to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars.

Motorist fears he will have to sell his home to pay £4,000 fines after driving into city's Clean Air Zone 30 times without realising

Henry Franklin, of Bristol, believed his car complied with the council's rules when he drove into the city's Clean Air Zone for his job in Hewish. Now the 36-year-old has been fined £4,000.

Key out, Sanchez in as McLaren restructures F1 team

McLaren has announced a major restructuring of its Formula 1 team, which includes the departure of technical director James Key and the arrival of former Ferrari engineer David Sanchez.

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 toy reveals Spider-Cat could be back

The Bodega Cat suit could make a return in the sequel

American Bully that savaged police horse is 'friendly' and was 'intimidated', owner claims

American Bully Coco viciously attacked PH Urbane, leaving the horse with gaping wounds and forcing it to take a break from duty.

10 classic rock guitar riffs for beginners

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Chinese Motorcycle Manufacturer Kove Sets Up Shop In Italy

Kove's motorcycles will be distributed exclusively by Pelpi International in Italy.

ULEZ: TfL data shows that most people driving in Outer London will not have to pay £12.50 charge

According to new data 90 per cent of cars driving in Outer London meet ULEZ standards

Warning to motorists as thieves strip family cars... and why owners of Britain's favourite motor need to be worried

Residents in a major region in the UK have been left fearful, as there has been a rise of thieves stripping family cars. Drivers are being urged to focus on where they leave their vehicles parked.

BYD Atto 3 review: the latest Chinese electric car is credible enough to worry the establishment

Sometimes, it can be a bit frustrating if people won’t say your name correctly. Just ask Hyundai. No wonder, then, that BYD is at pains to point out that its name is pronounced “bee-why-dee”, not “bid”. That’s the first thing you need to know about this company. The second is that this is not some Johnny-come-lately startup hashing together an EV f...

Driver Takes Roundabout Too Fast and Ends Up in the Ditch

Occurred on March 18, 2023 / Wellington Kapiti, Paraparaumu, New Zealand: "At 8:30 AM, a car came around the roundabout too fast and crashes into the culvert next to our house. We have helped in extracting the driver and he was taken away by police afte

Packing up? Johnson loads car following committee hearing

Packing up? Johnson loads car following committee hearing

Ford to lose $3bn making electric cars

Ford expects its electric car business to lose $3bn (£2.4bn) this year as it ratchets up spending on new models and the factories to build them. The automaker's electric vehicle (EV) business, known as Model e, reported a $900mn loss in 2021 which rose to $2.1bn in 2022 as it accelerated production of models such as the Mustang Mach-E. The unit has...

Lewis Hamilton told to leave Mercedes and make rival move to Ferrari

"Formula 1 needs Lewis Hamilton in a Ferrari and Ferrari needs Lewis Hamilton."

Slovakia delivers first four Soviet-era MiG-29 jets to Ukraine

The ministry said the remaining MiG-29s will be handed over to the Ukrainian side in the coming weeks.

Big cat diary: a history of the Jaguar XJ

The Jaguar XJ might have an uncertain future, but it has a glorious past. We tell the story of a luxurious British legend.

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Ferrari’s Saudi Arabian GP branded a ‘complete disaster’ raising questions about Leclerc’s future

Sixth and seventh at a race where they "promised so much" must have Charles Leclerc pondering his Ferrari future.

Antiques Road Trip expert quizzed on whether tea set is really theirs after HUGE profit

Antiques Road Trip expert Natasha Raskin Sharp was left gobsmacked when one item she'd purchased sold for nearly 10 times what she paid for it

The temporary traffic lights that have been in place for FIVE YEARS: Fed-up residents say road control measure has become 'local joke' that has cost taxpayers £125,000 so far

Instead of repairing the South Wales country road Monmouthshire council chiefs rented the temporary lights in March 2018 - and they are still in place now.

Ralf Schumacher expects ‘personnel consequences’ at Mercedes thanks to poor W14

Ralf Schumacher expects heads could roll at Mercedes after the tech department got the W14 "wrong".

Porsche billionaire, 79, files for divorce from his wife, 74, 'due to her dementia'

Wolfgang Porsche is the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, who founded the company in Stuttgart, Germany, in 1931. Wolfgang, 79, has been with his wife since 2007 and married in 2019.

Breitling's New Chronograph Takes Its Cues From an Iconic Sports Car

The Top Time B01 Ford Thunderbird balances a bright red strap with a surprisingly restrained dial

The cars that are our guilty pleasures

We'd rather not tell anyone about this lot... but we can't resist

Regular golfer makes albatross(!) with cameras rolling during LPGA pro-am

Motorcycling-Mental strength key for gruelling new MotoGP season, says Bagnaia

By Christian Radnedge LONDON (Reuters) - Ducati's Francesco Bagnaia reckons MotoGP riders will need all their mental fortitude to survive a gruelling schedule this season but if there is one man who can deal with the pressure it is the Italian following his stunning triumph last year. Bagnaia found himself 91 points behind then-champion Fabio Quartararo in June but mounted the greatest comeback

Meet the smallest lorry driver in the world - a 4ft 9in woman who drives a 14ft high tipper truck

Meet the smallest lorry driver in the world - a 4ft 9in woman who loves being “high up” in her massive truck. Hayley Hume, 40, was terrified of lorries after colliding with one while driving in 2008 and would get clammy hands when she passed one. Her cousin, Kyle, 27, a lorry driver, took her out in his massive vehicle to help her face her fear. She loved it so much she ditched her job as a dog trainer and became a pro truck driver. The mum- of-one now drives a 14ft high, 16.5m long, 44 tonne, 16 wheeled tipper truck along Britain's motorways, delivering sand and gravel to building sites and quarries for 60 hours a week. Little Hayley, who is only 144cm tall, admits her male colleagues are often surprised to see her clambering in and out of the huge lorry - who ask her "where is your dad'. But she loves her job. Hayley from Bakewell, Derbyshire, said: “I love being high up. “It’s like being in my own little castle. “After the crash 15 years ago I wouldn’t go on the motorway for ages. “My hands would get all clammy when I passed lorries. “Kyle took me out in his lorry to help me face my fear and I ended up loving it. “I’m so small everyone is shocked to see a little woman climb out of a lorry. “I get a lot of stares but I just laugh it off. “If you’re a woman going into it, don’t let it bother you.” Speaking of her 2008 crash, she said: "I was on the motorway and a lorry starting indicating into my lane. “I know now he couldn’t see me. “I had to accelerate to get so he wouldn’t hit me but then had to slow down quickly because of road works. “He ended up going into the back of me. “I used to stay away from lorries or very quickly pass them if I had too.” Cousin Kyle took her out in 2016 and she loved it. She said: “I ended up loving it. “I love the freedom of it. “I do enjoy it.” She become a qualified HGV driver – passing her qualifications in 2016. Trucking runs in the family, and she follows in the footsteps of dad, Kenny, 79, and her grandad Donald, in his 90s. Hayley has always dealt with stares and comments about her small frame. She said: “I wear age nine to ten children’s clothes and age 13 kids boots. “I get a lot of stares especially when stopped in traffic. “People have asked – ‘where’s your dad?’ when I get out the truck. “I just laugh. "You've got to have a sense of humour to be a lorry driver." Hayley’s size or gender has never held her back as a truck driver, she said. She said: “Inside the lorry everything moves. “It’s all adjustable so there is no issues. “I’ve thought about teaching other women as a HGV instructor. “I want to teach the safety. “These lorries are big killing machines.” Hayley realised she was the shortest driver in the world after Googling the record and has now put her application forward for the Guinness World Record.

How do you solve a problem like Evri? Missing parcels, broken gates and a fake house fire

The delivery company formerly known as Hermes is a masterclass in how not to do customer service

No shame in copying Red Bull F1 car concept says Mercedes

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says his team will have no shame in copying Red Bull’s Formula 1 concept if it ends up delivering it a faster car.