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The best Lexus models of all time

Lexus LF LC

Lexus has defied the early naysayers to become one of the world’s leading luxury brands. Motoring journalist Rob Griffin picks out six of the best.

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Car review: Jaguar 3.0 V6 Diesel Long-Wheelbase

Jaguar XJ 3 exterior

Powerful yet refined, the Jaguar makes every journey a special occasion, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Car review: ҆koda Superb Estate

Skoda Superb estate

The Superb Estate confirms Škoda as one of the world’s most pioneering car manufacturers, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Does Uber mean cheaper taxi fares in the UK?

Taxi sign and mobile phone

The American cab firm Uber has just launched in its third UK city, promising lower prices and quicker pick-ups. But will its high-tech approach succeed?

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Car review: New Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris

After a £70m facelift, the new Yaris is a step up from its predecessors – but can it compete with Polos and Fiestas? Reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay finds out.

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Car review: Great Wall Steed S

Great Wall Steed exterior

China’s first foray into the UK market is being spearheaded by a sluggish pick-up. But its performance in tough conditions impresses Tim Barnes-Clay.

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50 years of anti-drink driving adverts

Alcoholic drink and car keys

It’s now half a century since the government started warning of the risks of drinking and driving at Christmas. We look at how the TV ads have changed.

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Car review: Volvo V40 T5 R-Design

Toyota V40 exterior

Volvo’s new V40 will appeal to fans of fast-paced motoring. But performance like this doesn’t come cheap, writes reviewer Tim Barnes-Clay.

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Why are our motorway service stations so awful?

M25 services sign

From overpriced food to strict limits on parking times, there are many reasons motorway services get on our nerves. Surely there must be a better approach?

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Is it the end of the road for the three-point turn?

driver with driving instructor in car

The three-point turn could be dropped from the UK driving test under new proposals. Maria McCarthy says she would be sorry to see it go. Would you?

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