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Six of the world's best amphibious cars

If you live somewhere that has the tendency to become flooded, why not try a car that is at home on land and on water?

The best cars for dog owners

From border collies commandeering tractors to the Kiwi dogs driving the Mini Countryman, our canine friends love motoring as much as us.  But what are the best cars to transport dogs?

Test Drive: Stylish Skoda Fabia estate extends its appeal

Skoda Fabia Estate
The Skoda Fabia estate offers impressive space and practicality and looks nearly as good as the hatchback version.

The best police supercars from around the world

If your house is burgled, flashing blue lights may not be heading your way - but a host of supercars could boost the morale of the police force.

New £700 Volkswagen scooter could solve cities' congestion woes

Three-wheeled Last Mile Surfer weighs 11kg and will cost £700m, helping major cities avoid congestion problems in charged-for city centres,

New £700 Volkswagen scooter could solve cities' congestion woes

Three-wheeled Last Mile Surfer weighs 11kg and will cost £700m, helping major cities avoid congestion problems in charged-for city centres,

New Volkswagen camper van prices revealed ahead of 2015 launch

Pricing for Volkswagen’s latest camper van starts at £37k, as the latest in the iconic line goes on sale in the UK.

Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: Stunning new Ferrari 488 Spider convertible revealed

660bhp open-topper on sale next year will be Ferrari's most powerful mid-engined convertible ever sold.

'Time warp' Austin Metro built in 1983 up for auction after being driven just 741 miles in 32 years

Classic car could be a one of a kind on UK roads as single careful owner places pristine motor up for auction.
Skoda Fabia Estate

Test Drive: Stylish Skoda Fabia estate extends its appeal

The Skoda Fabia estate offers impressive space and practicality and looks nearly as good as the hatchback version.

Car review: 2015 Mitsubishi L200 DI-D Warrior

Greatly improved handling for the upgraded fifth-gen pickup, as Mitsubishi's L200 gets over 330 changes for 2015.

Frankfurt Motor Show: 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupé first drive

Merc’s strong new entry in the premium-brand mid-size coupé will take on the likes of the Audi A5 and the BMW 4 Series.

Car review: 2015 Elemental R

A new British sports car for road and track, as we drive the new Elemental RP1 prototype.

Six of the world's best amphibious cars

If you live somewhere that has the tendency to become flooded, why not try a car that is at home on land and on water?

The best cars for dog owners

From border collies commandeering tractors to the Kiwi dogs driving the Mini Countryman, our canine friends love motoring as much as us.  But what are the best cars to transport dogs?

The best police supercars from around the world

If your house is burgled, flashing blue lights may not be heading your way - but a host of supercars could boost the morale of the police force.

I Love My Car: Mercedes E250 Sport Edition 125 Coupe

I Love My Car, a weekly feature where you tell us about your motor, featuring a a retired textile sales executive from Lancashire.
Launch of the NE1 Newcastle Motor Show. From left, Adrian Waddell, Director of Operations NE1 Ltd, Matthew Squires, Benfield Motors and Mark King Commercial Marketing Manager

Newcastle's Grey Street to host first-ever NE1 motor show

Hundreds of car enthusiasts are expected to flock to Newcastle for the first ever NE1 Newcastle Motor Show

Hundreds of car lovers expected at first-ever motor show on Newcastle's Grey Street

Launch of the NE1 Newcastle Motor Show. From left, Adrian Waddell, Director of Operations NE1 Ltd, Matthew Squires, Benfield Motors and Mark King Commercial Marketing Manager
The NE1 Newcastle Motor Show, to be held on July 11 and 12, will feature around 100 rare and exclusive vehicles
Planning officers have come in for criticism over the parking provision for the regeneration of the old Swan Kettleworks factory

'Birmingham is not Beijing' warns councillor as Kettleworks scheme approved

City councillor raises corners over volume of bike spaces compared with parking provision at conversion of landmark former Swan factory

West Midlands Police to use 'dashcam' footage

Drivers in the West Midlands will soon be allowed to submit footage from dashcams to police exclusive
Region's force will allow people to submit video of poor driving to be considered for prosecution case

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