Laughing gas is set to become illegal in the UK - what to know about the law change

A change in law aims to crack down on anti-social behaviour

The Lando Norris livery request he has raised ‘several times’ to McLaren boss Zak Brown

If Lando Norris had his way, McLaren would go racing again in the colours from Lewis Hamilton's 2008 title-winning year...

Button almost stopped due to "heat exhaustion" in NASCAR debut

Jenson Button said his NASCAR Cup Series debut at the Circuit of the Americas was an "emotional rollercoaster" as heat exhaustion meant he "thought I was going to faint".

Loose tyre sends car flying into air

A car was sent flying several feet into the air after being hit by a loose tyre from a pickup truck nearby.

Classic Mini left in dusty garage for 33 years sells for £40,000 at auction

It went for four times its asking price.

Who is Jack Doohan? The Australian driver making a name in F2

Jack Doohan is quickly making his way up the global motorsport ranks.

Police are strip-searching children in patrol cars, ‘disturbing’ report reveals

Police are strip-searching children in their patrol cars, the Children’s Commissioner has revealed in a “disturbing” new report. Almost 3,000 children were strip-searched by police in England and Wales between 2018 and mid-2022, according to the report by Dame Rachel de Souza. Nearly a quarter of incidents involved a child aged between 10 and 15, w...

Nottingham road closures: three for motorists to avoid this week

Nottingham's motorists will have three road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

Toto Wolff could be set for major embarassment as long time partner hints at split

Toto Wolff could be set for a further setback as Mercedes struggles with their W14 continue.

PICTURED: British Challenger 2 tanks arrive in Ukraine

The first British Challenger 2 battle tanks have arrived in Ukraine, in a major boost for its armoured forces ahead of a planned spring offensive. "Today, I had the honour to try out the newest addition to our armed units, particularly Challengers from the UK,” Oleksii Reznikov, the Ukraine defence minister, said. A Challenger 2 was pictured alongs...

Luxury 425ft 'Thunder Bird' hydrofoil vessel with full glass decks is unveiled in concept design

Turkish yacht designer Aras Kazar has called his creation Wakinyan, a Native American Lakota people word for thunder.

Outrage after Transport for London uses 'loophole' to install 4 ULEZ cameras

The cameras have been installed on traffic lights in Pinner

Great 150mph used cars for under £20,000

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

Teenager, 14, caught towing a caravan on the M4 with three friends is ordered to pay £20

The schoolboy, 14, was driving the Saab with three friends in the passenger seats when police spotted them on the M4 in Wiltshire. He was arrested and later admitted a raft of driving offences.

Autocar's A-Z of excellent used cars

With our complete guide, you'll never be short of inspiration for your next second-hand buy

Fury over Sadiq Khan's ULEZ expansion grows as protesters cover cameras with shopping bags

The expansion of ULEZ will be going ahead later this year with some drivers subjected to a £12.50 daily charge.

Innovative Way To Clean An Excavator's Tracks

Occurred on March 6, 2023 / Akron, Ohio, USA: "Operators used pipe and thumb excavator to clean tracks on larger excavator."

Toyota GR86 review: persistence pays off for the sports car nobody else was brave enough to make

Reading the press coverage from the launch of the Toyota GT86 in 2012, you could be forgiven for thinking Toyota was about to make a killing. We – myself included – were fawning in our praise. Can you blame us? Here, at last, was the antithesis to the creeping twin evils of bloat and remoteness that had characterised new cars for the prior 10 years...

What is really behind Domenicali's "cancel" F1 practice comments

Formula 1 CEO Stefano Domenicali raised some eyebrows at the weekend when comments he made suggested that he was looking at scrapping Friday practice sessions at grands prix.

Fisker has claimed a 440-mile range for the Ocean Extreme e-SUV

Original estimate of 391 miles exceeded with latest WLTP range update

We’ve been thinking about the SsangYong Actyon, and frankly all other coupe SUVs are dead to us

Coupe-ified SUVs aren’t actually as new a trend as you might think. In fact, SsangYong was building one in 2005

Dick Van Dyke is 'sore all over' after car crash in Malibu

Veteran actor Dick Van Dyke has opened up about his recent car crash in Malibu, California revealing his airbag didn't deploy and he needed stitches on his chin

Row erupts as historic leafy village becomes magnet for 'entitled' 4x4 drivers

Residents say that the village stands at a crossroads, as its future shifts further away from its agricultural past

Damon Hill thinks F1 star joined the wrong team after making controversial decision

Just two weeks into the new Formula 1 season, and 1996 world champion Hill has seen enough to suggest one of the newer faces on the grid might have made a mistake

Lifeline for the combustion engine: EU agrees to allow cars running on e-fuels to be sold after 2035 - and UK says it may do the same 'if they are zero emission'

A DfT spokesperson told us that if industry can prove e-fuels are 'zero-emission at the tailpipe' combustion engine cars using them would remain on sale beyond 2035.

South London residents fear someone will be killed unless lorries are banned from 'racing' down narrow one-way road

As shown in the video, vehicles also mount the pavement to drive along the street

UK electric car future after 2030 car ban is 'unworkable' with e-fuels favoured

The UK should follow the lead of the EU and allow cars to run on e-fuels, according to one expert, who feared the country wouldn't be able to handle the 2030 switch to electric vehicles.

20 fab new cars from 25 years ago

With the Audi TT celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2023, we look at the cars launched alongside it back in 1998.

London ULEZ: The very bizarre looking 'robot' car that's the 'cheapest' you can buy to avoid paying £12.50 charge

The Citroen Ami is one of the cheapest electric vehicles on the market

Oliveira to miss Argentina MotoGP round after Marquez Portugal crash

Miguel Oliveira will miss this weekend’s MotoGP Argentina Grand Prix as a result of his massive smash with Marc Marquez.

Schuppan 962 CR, the exclusive and rare 1990s hypercar was a 600-hp fireball

The Schuppan Porsche 962 CR is a supercar that was produced in a limited edition in the 1990s, based on the famous Porsche 962, a racing car that dominated endurance competition for many years. The 962 CR featured an aerodynamic design, developed by the British designer Peter Stevens , which had also worked on the McLaren F1. The car was built around a carbon fiber monocoque chassis, with a body also made of carbon fiber to reduce weight. The engine was a 3.3-liter twin-turbocharged six-cylinder capable of developing 600 hp at 7,000 rpm.

Boat Race 2023: Oxford rower Felix Drinkall collapses after Cambridge victory

By Jim White, on the Thames For the fourth time in the past five outings, Cambridge won the University Boat Race. Not that, under Chiswick Bridge at the finish line, the delight in victory had diminished by regularity. In the Cambridge boat the cox Jasper Parish stood up, arms aloft, bellowing his delight. He then dived forward into the arms of his...

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

They've already sold out once...

Parkingeye issue at the Royal Preston hospital

David Sanderson has an issue with the company Parkingeye who run the parking operation at the Royal Preston hospital

Man puts boulder on his drive to stop drivers cutting corner – and causes chaos

Drivers are getting stuck between a rock and a hard place.

Antiques Road Trip star left speechless as table sells for triple its cost

During a recent instalment of the BBC show, the expert went on a trip down memory lane when he found a table that reminded him of his grandmother

POLL: Should electric vehicle owners be fined for overstaying at charging points?

More than 1.15 million plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles are registered in the UK, but do you think owners should be penalised for overstaying at charging points?

What does the sensor behind my car’s windscreen do?

Many modern cars feature sensors fitted behind the interior rear-view mirror. We explain what these do and how they work.

Harry Enfield on Bob Goody: ‘I was too frightened to approach him and tell him how he had inspired me’

In 1981 I saw Bob Goody and Patrick Barlow in the National Theatre of Brent while at university. It was a revelation to discover you didn’t have to be in Monty Python to be as funny as Monty Python. Two months later, I had written and performed in my first comic play, never having dreamed of a life on the stage. Hugh Laurie remembers seeing Bob taking his daughters to school in Archer Street, Soho, next to the strip club. I was working a lot in...

Moment dog pulled from 20m-deep culvert after 40-hour operation using thermal imaging

Moment dog pulled from 20m-deep culvert after 40-hour operation using thermal imaging -

Jenson Button takes ‘massive whack’ from Kimi Raikkonen in barmy COTA race

For Jenson Button, his NASCAR Cup Series debut was an "emotional rollercoaster", and included a hit from Kimi Raikkonen.

The second new Smart electric car is called #3, and it’s an SUV-coupe

Hashtag Three to follow Hashtag One as Smart continues its Geely-backed renaissance

Road closed after police chase

Maidstone Road in Rochester was shut by police after a chase involving a silver BMW.

The cars that are our guilty pleasures

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

Python caught after slithering under truck while driver was sleeping

Python caught after slithering under truck while driver was sleeping -

The best German cars ever made

Germany is famous as the home of some of the world's great car makers. We look at some of the cars they've built that we think are the best

Highway Code: Drivers' common mistake when we are trying to be polite that could land you with a £1,000 fine

Avoid unexpected fines by making sure you are up to date on the latest Highway Code

Wavy kerbs installed on London road to slow cars and promote cycling

The controversial filter is part of plans for dozens of 'Low Traffic Neighbourhoods' in busy urban areas.

When is Grand National 2023? Date, time, TV channel plus key Aintree runners and riders

The 2023 Grand National meeting takes place from April 13-15 this year. Last year's winner Noble Yeats is on course to try and retain his title, while Cheltenham winner Corach Rambler heads the ante-post betting market

Peter Kay's tour sparked concern from pal Paddy McGuinness as he refuses to attend show

Top Gear star Paddy McGuinness has revealed he was worried when his friend Peter Kay announced his comeback tour plans last year.