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New bid to crack down on whiplash cheats

Driver suffering from whiplash

Ministers plan a total block on compensation for accident victims found to be exaggerating their injuries – and honest motorists are set to benefit.

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Diesel drivers getting a raw deal at the pumps

Male hand holding fuel pump

The wholesale costs of petrol and diesel are practically the same. So why are diesel owners being charged so much more for fuel? Rob Griffin investigates.

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Five of the best Mazdas

Mazda MX-5

What kind of person drives a Mazda? Anyone with sense, says motoring journalist Rob Griffin who takes a look at five of the best Mazdas ever made.

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Car review: Lexus IS 300h F SPORT

Lexus IS 300h F SPORT exterior

After a cheap-on-tax company car? The Lexus IS 300h saloon with its efficient hybrid engine is an excellent choice, writes car reviewer Tim Barnes Clay.

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Are £10,000 speeding fines fair?

A speedometer

Ministers plan to give magistrates the power to impose huge financial penalties on drivers found guilty of common offences. Do these proposals go too far?

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Car review: Audi R8 Coupé

Audi R8 V10 exterior

Speed, handling and a work of automotive art thanks to a recent facelift: Tim Barnes Clay reviews the Audi R8 two-door coupé.

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Are dangerous drivers getting away with it?

Judge holding law book and gavel

Convictions for motoring offences have slumped over the past 10 years. Are we better drivers, or is a lack of effective enforcement to blame?

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15 cars driven by World Cup stars

Image of a blue Bugatti Veyron

From Argentines in Ferraris to Brazilians in Audis, here are some of the stunning motors you could afford to drive if you earned a footballer's wage.

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Five of the best BMWs ever made

BMW M3 e30

Attractive, affordable and reliable: it's no wonder BMWs are so popular. But which of the firm's many models are the best? Rob Griffin gives his opinion.

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Video: It's never too late to learn to drive - Episode 2

Never too late to learn episode two

'Stepping it up a gear' We catch up with Gareth, our thirty-something father of one, learning to drive. 

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