Cars Shows

Pit Crews

Pit Crews

Jack up a car, change four tires, fill the gas tank, check the oil, wipe the windows and get back on the road. Oh yes, and you've got 17 seconds to do that or you're fired. Who could handle a job like that?
12 Episodes
TVF Media
Graveyard Carz

Graveyard Carz

Join Mark Worman and his crew of manic mechanics, as they fight to restore some of the rarest and most valuable muscle cars ever to grace American asphalt.
6 Episodes
Via Vision
HyperDrive

HyperDrive

BBC presenter and trained engineer Jack Stewart sorts solar planes from magnetic trains, offering you a guide to the vehicles and transport technologies of tomorrow.
6 Episodes
BBC Future
Russia On Four Wheels

Russia On Four Wheels

Justin Rowlatt and Anita Rani set off across Russia on two massive road-trips across the world's biggest, and one it's most enigmatic, countries.
2 Episodes
BBC
Horizon

Horizon

Horizon tells amazing science stories, unravels mysteries and reveals worlds you've never seen before.
1 Episode
BBC
Backlight

Backlight

Dutch public broadcaster VPRO offers you impressive and award-winning travel series that will help you expand your view on the world.
1 Episode
VPRO
World-Changing Ideas

World-Changing Ideas

Fascinating stories, need-to-know briefings and compelling video inspired by BBC Future's World-Changing Ideas event series.
1 Episode
BBC Future

Cars Episodes

Of engines and models: The Paris Motor Show

Of engines and models: The Paris Motor Show

It's the Paris Motor Show's 120th anniversary. The industry's facing radical change, and Mazda, Nissan, Volvo and even France's PSA Group did not attend. More and more hybrid and all-electric models are on show for fewer and fewer attendees.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
A head-turner: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport

A head-turner: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport

Opel's five-door Insignia Grand Sport sedan is a real head-turner. Now it comes with another gasoline engine option - a 1.6-liter turbo with an output of 147 kW. Thanks to a particulate filter, it meets Euro 6d-Temp emissions standards.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
The original SAV: BMW's latest X5

The original SAV: BMW's latest X5

In 2019, the BMW X5 will be celebrating 20 years on the road, and the German carmaker has released a new version of the model. The original Sports Activity Vehicle was once very popular in the segment, but has lost market share in the last few years.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
Nissan updates Qashqai crossover

Nissan updates Qashqai crossover

The Nissan Qashqai has received an update, and the changes are more than skin-deep.
2mins
Press Association
Jaguar creates system to protect blind pedestrians

Jaguar creates system to protect blind pedestrians

Jaguar has created a new audio system that helps blind pedestrians avoid near-silent electric cars.
1min
Press Association
The Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018

The Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018

Alternating every two years with the Frankfurt International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles, this major trade fair sets the tone for the segment. This year, it was all about digitalization, electromobility and urban logistics.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
'Driverless' Range Rover completes first tour of Coventry roads

'Driverless' Range Rover completes first tour of Coventry roads

Jaguar Land Rover has conducted the first autonomous lap of one of the UK's most challenging roads.
1min
Press Association
UK Autodrive completes three-year automated vehicle trials

UK Autodrive completes three-year automated vehicle trials

UK Autodrive has completed its three-year project on autonomous vehicle technology. The aim of the project is to help reduce accidents, congestion and pollution.
1min
Press Association
The new Audi A6 Avant

The new Audi A6 Avant

The 2019 iteration of this estate car looks sportier and sleeker than its predecessor, while the cabin is minimalist but classy. And lots of high-tech assistants help keep driver and passengers safe and relaxed, even on longer trips.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
The snappy little VW Up! GTI

The snappy little VW Up! GTI

It took 42 years, but Volkswagen finally has a GTI for younger people in its line-up again. We look at how the new version of the Up! compares to the 1970s Golf GTI.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Stylish vintage: The Hansa 1100

Stylish vintage: The Hansa 1100

This week we take a look at one of the car industry's forgotten trendsetters. A compact sedan designed by Carl Borgward in the late 1950s played a key role in shaping attitudes towards mid-sized models.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Mazda's work-horse CX-3

Mazda's work-horse CX-3

The CX-3 is one of the Japanese manufacturer's most successful models. Now Mazda has updated its compact SUV in an attempt to retain its slice of a competitive market. We took the crossover through its paces.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
How to check your car battery's condition

How to check your car battery's condition

A car's battery is an integral component and one that will need replacing during your car's life - here's how to check its condition.
1min
Press Association
Is an electric car right for you?

Is an electric car right for you?

Are you considering an electric car? Always make sure that such a purchase makes sense for you before putting your money down.
1min
Press Association
Best cars of the Paris Motor Show

Best cars of the Paris Motor Show

Here's a look at the best cars launched at the Paris Motor Show.
2mins
Press Association
SEAT rolls out the Tarraco

SEAT rolls out the Tarraco

SEAT has rolled out its latest SUV - their 14th model named after a Spanish place. It was christened Tarraco, the ancient Roman name for Tarragona, in an online vote. Over 146,000 people in 134 countries took part. The Tarraco is SEAT's flagship.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
High-roof van: Opel Combo Life

High-roof van: Opel Combo Life

Opel has unveiled the fifth generation of its multifunctional high-roof Combo van, developed based on the EMP2 platform from Opel's new parent company PSA. It comes as the commercial Cargo version or the family-oriented Life version.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Goodwood - Festival of Speed

Goodwood - Festival of Speed

The Goodwood Festival of Speed, now in its 25th year, is all about cars and motorsport. Some 180,000 visitors flock to the event in southern England to see victorious race cars from bygone days and the latest high-performance vehicles.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
New SUV: Volvo XC40

New SUV: Volvo XC40

No Volvo has ever been powered by just three cylinders - until now. The turbocharged T3 power plant makes its debut in the XC40 SUV. It puts out 115 kilowatts. For now, it's available only with front-wheel drive and a six-speed manual transmission.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Renault reveals EZ-Ultimo concept car

Renault reveals EZ-Ultimo concept car

Renault has shown off its latest concept car, the autonomous, electric EZ-Ultimo.
1min
Press Association
Porsche 911 Speedster on sale from 2019

Porsche 911 Speedster on sale from 2019

Porsche has revealed that the 911 Speedster, which originally debuted as a concept car, will go on sale in 2019.
1min
Press Association
Mercedes reveals new B-Class

Mercedes reveals new B-Class

The Mercedes B-Class will arrive in the UK before the end of 2018.
6secs
Press Association
David Beckham attends launch of Vietnamese car at the Paris Motor Show

David Beckham attends launch of Vietnamese car at the Paris Motor Show

Football star David Beckham introduced the first made-in-Vietnam cars in Paris on Tuesday. VinFast, a unit of Vietnam's largest conglomerate Vingroup, invited Beckham to attend the launch of its new cars at the Paris Motor Show. Beckham is known...
1min
Press Association
BMW reveals new 3 Series

BMW reveals new 3 Series

BMW has revealed the new 3 Series at the Paris Motor Show. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming model.
1min
Press Association
Porsche reveals new 935 track car

Porsche reveals new 935 track car

Porsche has revealed a new track car based on the 911 GT2 RS, designed to recall to the 935 racer of the 1970s.
1min
Press Association
How to prepare your car for winter

How to prepare your car for winter

While essential maintenance checks are always wise, ensuring your car is in its best shape heading into winter is crucial. Here's seven tips to prepare your vehicle for the colder months ahead.
1min
Press Association
Convenient: Audi Q3

Convenient: Audi Q3

The 2nd-generation Audi Q3 is a family SUV - a compact crossover with allround talents. The exterior shows greater self-confidence, while the interior offers plenty of room and variability. Deliveries in some European countries begin in November 2...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Compelling: Hyundai Santa Fe

Compelling: Hyundai Santa Fe

Bigger, stronger, faster: The body-builder's motto also goes for Hyundai. When in was launched in 1991, it was received with a weak smile, now it's become an established brand. That especially goes for the Santa Fe, that's now in its fourth genera...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Trip into the future: BMW iFE.18

Trip into the future: BMW iFE.18

BMW is showing off its new racer that's set to enter into FIA's fully electric Formula E racing series in December 2018. The new BMW iFE.18 went for its first spin at the official Formula E test. DW met the BMW works drivers and took a closer look...
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Congratulations! VW Beetle Sunshine Tour

Congratulations! VW Beetle Sunshine Tour

For the first time, the colorful W get-together took place in Wolfsburg to celebrate the New Beetle's 20th birthday. Whether it's a unicorn on wheels, a Star Wars theme, or a souped-up an, the Beetle Sunshine Tour has something for everyone.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Convenient: Mazda 2 KIZOKU

Convenient: Mazda 2 KIZOKU

DW tested the Mazda 2 in an unusual variation: the smallest of the 3 gasoline engines available, putting out 55 kW, along with the exclusive Kizoku intense trim level, with design perks and driver's assistance systems enhancing elegance and comfort.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Man catches 134mph arrow from sunroof of a Skoda

Man catches 134mph arrow from sunroof of a Skoda

Skoda has helped two athletes set a thrilling world record. Martial artist Markus Haas caught an arrow from Olympian archer Laurence Baldauff - fired at a blistering 134mph.
1min
Press Association
BMW unveils its autonomous motorcycle

BMW unveils its autonomous motorcycle

BMW presents its first self-driving motorcycle. The vehicle can drive off, accelerate, turn and independently slow to a stop, and its aim is to improve rider safety.
1min
Press Association
Vauxhall Corsa GSi: What you need to know

Vauxhall Corsa GSi: What you need to know

The Vauxhall Corsa GSi is on sale now - here's the key information on the new hot hatch.
1min
Press Association
WLTP emissions test - what you need to know

WLTP emissions test - what you need to know

WLTP emissions testing is now mandatory for all newly-registered cars in the UK - here's what you need to know.
1min
Press Association
Mazda refreshes the CX-3

Mazda refreshes the CX-3

Mazda's CX-3 crossover has been updated for 2018.
1min
Press Association
Ferrari reveals Monza SP1 and SP2

Ferrari reveals Monza SP1 and SP2

Ferrari has unveiled two special limited-edition special-series vehicles. The Monza SP1 and SP2 take inspiration from classic Ferrari race cars. They're the first models in a new concept of limited-edition models called 'Icone'.
1min
Press Association
Colorful: VW T-Cross

Colorful: VW T-Cross

The disguised prototype of the T-Cross - VW's new baby SUV - is being test driven in public, not in the standard black and white stickers of a disguised vehicle but with a multicolored covering. On its side it bears a logo that reads "I am more".
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Majestic: Bentley Continental GT

Majestic: Bentley Continental GT

The new third-generation Bentley Continental GT boasts 467 kW of power, an incredible 900 Nm of torque, and a top speed of 333 km/h. We took this beautiful beast for a spin, and met up with Bentley's Head of Interior Design, Darren Day.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Innovative: Mercedes EQC

Innovative: Mercedes EQC

Mercedes-Benz recently invited journalists from all over the world to the Swedish capital Stockholm for the global premiere of its new all-electric SUV. The EQC is the first model in Mercedes' new electric "EQ" line and is classed as a crossover SUV.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Roomy: Peugeot Rifter

Roomy: Peugeot Rifter

Peugeot's new Rifter is robust proof that not every new model rolled out these days has to be an SUV. This one's a multi-purpose vehicle, or, as Americans would call it, a minivan. It's available with one gasoline and two diesel engines.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
One for the Open Road: Caravan Salon 2018

One for the Open Road: Caravan Salon 2018

Most fans of recreational vehicle are lured by the freedom of the open road. They can taste that freedom at Dusseldorf's Caravan Salon, the world's largest trade fair for recreational vehicles, motorhomes and campers.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Audi unveils the E-tron Quattro

Audi unveils the E-tron Quattro

The Audi E-tron Quattro is the first all-electric production car from the German manufacturer.
1min
Press Association
Volkswagen Beetle production to end

Volkswagen Beetle production to end

After 80 years, the Volkswagen Beetle will finally cease production, according to the German firm.
1min
Press Association
A legend by sea or by land: Amphicar 770

A legend by sea or by land: Amphicar 770

In 1961, Hans Trippel began production of the Amphicar 770 - the world's first commercial amphibious car. Powered by two propellers, it cruises through the water at 6.5 knots or 12 km/h. Only 3,878 of them were built.
8mins
Deutsche Welle
Sleek but practical: the Audi Q8

Sleek but practical: the Audi Q8

With the new Q8, Audi is looking to compete with BMW and Mercedes in the increasingly popular SUV coupe sector. It melds the elegance of a four-door coupe with the versatility of a large SUV.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
Exquisite: the Monterey Car Week

Exquisite: the Monterey Car Week

The Monterey Car Week is unlike any other vintage car meet in the world. During it, classic and race car fans of every age and nationality converge on the Pacific coast to talk shop and dream of driving one of the many exquisite models themselves.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Mazda 6: Update rather than relaunch

Mazda 6: Update rather than relaunch

Mazda has given its flagship model a major facelift rather than putting a new generation out on the roads. And the update marks an improvement on the car's predecessor - especially in the interior.
4mins
Deutsche Welle