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

Geneva Motor Show: Preview

Geneva Motor Show: Preview

Early March's Geneva Motor Show is a hotbed for motoring news and new car launches; here are the big stories to expect from the 2019 edition of this annual showcase.
2mins
Press Association
Ferrari unveil new SF90 F1 vehicle

Ferrari unveil new SF90 F1 vehicle

Ferrari unveils the SF90, the 65th single-seater built by Ferrari to compete in the Formula One World Championship.
1min
Press Association
This is the new Toyota Corolla

This is the new Toyota Corolla

Toyota has re-introduced the Corolla to the UK - here are the details on the new model.
2mins
Press Association
McLaren launch new car for 2019 season

McLaren launch new car for 2019 season

McLaren reveal their 2019 team and their new car, the MCL34. They said the concept of the new car, powered by the Renault E-Tech 19 engine, focuses on laying the foundations for development of the car throughout the season.
1min
Press Association
Tesla to introduce pet-saving 'Dog Mode' for Model 3

Tesla to introduce pet-saving 'Dog Mode' for Model 3

Tesla has introduced a 'dog mode' across its model range, designed to keep pets cool in cars.
1min
Press Association
The car life hacks you never thought of

The car life hacks you never thought of

Sometimes, everyone needs a life hack - here are five that will benefit motorists everywhere.
2mins
Press Association
Explained: The types of automatic gearbox

Explained: The types of automatic gearbox

Automatic gearboxes come in various forms - here's a look at the different types.
3mins
Press Association
Examine it! The Audi e-tron

Examine it! The Audi e-tron

German carmaker Audi has presented their first fully electric SUV, the e-tron. We took the Audi e-tron for a test drive in the desert outside the United Arab Emirates' Masdar City, which aims to become one of the world's most sustainable cities.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Present it! The Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

Present it! The Porsche 911 Carrera 4S

The Porsche 911 has its place secure in the automotive pantheon. Now, the German carmaker has rolled out the 8th-generation. We take the 331-kW Carrera 4S for a spin on Valencia's race track. It takes a mere 3.6 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Taste it! The Hyundai Tucson

Taste it! The Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai has facelifted its best-selling compact SUV, the Tucson. Now, it's even more stylish, has improved engines and can be had in a choice of trim lines. What's not to like?
5mins
Deutsche Welle
The best used touring motorcycles for under GBP5,000

The best used touring motorcycles for under GBP5,000

Touring motorcycles are great for two-wheeled road trips - here are five that can be purchased for under GBP5,000.
1min
Press Association
What are driverless cars?

What are driverless cars?

Autonomous cars are edging ever closer to being a reality, but what are they?
2mins
Press Association
Front, mid and rear: Engine layouts explained

Front, mid and rear: Engine layouts explained

The position of a car's engine can define the way it drives - here are the different characteristics you can expect from front, mid and rear-engined cars.
2mins
Press Association
Land Rover announces V8-powered Range Rover Velar

Land Rover announces V8-powered Range Rover Velar

The new Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition is the first to be powered by a V8.
1min
Press Association
Vintage: Maastricht looks back at Lancia's history

Vintage: Maastricht looks back at Lancia's history

The focus at this year's InterClassics was on the Italian brand Lancia. Vintage car fans enjoyed highlights from the brand's century-long history.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Taste it! The Jaguar XF 25t

Taste it! The Jaguar XF 25t

Luxury, elegance and sportiness do not have to be contradictions, as this executive car from Jaguar goes to show. Just take the amount of space on offer inside, including stretch-limo comfort in the rear seats, too.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Examine it! SEAT hones its headlights

Examine it! SEAT hones its headlights

Night driving is particularly tiring - and unthinkable without good lights. Still, a greater proportion of accidents happen at dusk or night-time. For that reason, Seat is continuing to hone its headlights for safety and esthetic reasons.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Test it! The Kia e-Niro

Test it! The Kia e-Niro

The Kia e-Niro has a range of up to 615 kilometers in the city on one battery charge. That's farther than many conventional cars can drive in town on a tank of gasoline or diesel.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
The best used off-roaders for the price of a Suzuki Jimny

The best used off-roaders for the price of a Suzuki Jimny

The Suzuki Jimny is an incredibly popular compact off-roader - but which off-roaders can you buy on the used market for its GBP15,499 price tag?
1min
Press Association
How to change your windscreen washer fluid

How to change your windscreen washer fluid

Windscreen washer fluid is relatively easy to replace - here's how to do it.
1min
Press Association
DCC Comet to take on classic design

DCC Comet to take on classic design

Meet the Comet, an old-school V8 sportscar built by Ant Anstead's Dowsetts Classic Cars firm.
1min
Press Association
This Honda CRX is not your average daily drive

This Honda CRX is not your average daily drive

Riyaad's Honda CRX is probably the fastest example in Cape Town, that sees power figures in the region of 250kW coming from its 2.3l H-series engine.
2mins
24.com
Ford designers use virtual reality to create the ideal car

Ford designers use virtual reality to create the ideal car

Ford has been experimenting with Gravity Sketch, a virtual reality design software.
1min
Press Association
Nissan revitalises its Micra supermini

Nissan revitalises its Micra supermini

Nissan's Micra has been refreshed for 2019; this includes a new sporty trim and two new engines.
1min
Press Association
How to tackle the winter in your car

How to tackle the winter in your car

When the weather becomes cold, the roads become treacherous. Here are some tips to stay safe on snowy, icy roads.
1min
Press Association
Present it! BMW 3 Series, the seventh generation

Present it! BMW 3 Series, the seventh generation

BMW has rolled out the 7th generation of its 3 Series executive compact. BMW started with the same modular CLAR platform its 5 and 7 Series are built on. The 3 Series is BMW's cash cow, responsible for some 20% of its car sales.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
The 2019 North American International Auto Show

The 2019 North American International Auto Show

After 112 years, this is the last time the world's 2nd-oldest motor show is being held in winter. In 2020, it's shifting to the summer, when exhibitors can move outdoors and offer test drives.This year, US carmakers held dozens of premieres.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
The fastest power-folding car roofs on the market

The fastest power-folding car roofs on the market

Getting the roof down quickly on a convertible car is very important on a hot summer's day - these are the five fastest roofs in motoring.
1min
Press Association
Cruise control: what it is and how it works

Cruise control: what it is and how it works

Cruise control is a particularly useful driving aid - here's how it works.
2mins
Press Association
Silverstone: Tarmac vs Ice

Silverstone: Tarmac vs Ice

The Silverstone circuit can be pretty cold during our winter, but for a real taste of sub-zero track driving, you could visit its near-identical frozen lake counterpart in Sweden.
2mins
Press Association
Charlie Martin: Looking to Le Mans

Charlie Martin: Looking to Le Mans

Charlie Martin is a transgender racing driver aiming to compete at the Le Mans 24 Hours.
2mins
Press Association
The CES: Tomorrow's trends today

The CES: Tomorrow's trends today

The CES in Las Vegas is the world's leading consumer electronics show - and now also attracts carmakers and automotive suppliers. The big issue for them right now is autonomous driving.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
SUV flagship Mercedes GLE

SUV flagship Mercedes GLE

Mercedes' GLE again cuts an imposing figure in its fourth generation - both inside and out. The luxury SUV now comes with torque-on-demand all-wheel drive.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Popular pickup: Toyota Hilux

Popular pickup: Toyota Hilux

The Toyota Hilux has been a global phenomenon over the decades, selling over 18 million vehicles since its launch in 1968. For half a century it's been considered all but indestructible.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
VW Beetle Final Edition

VW Beetle Final Edition

The original Beetle ceased production years ago -- and now it's literally the end of the line for the modern edition too. Volkswagen has now unveiled the "Final Edition". But will this really be goodbye forever?
5mins
Deutsche Welle
A look at the new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

A look at the new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

Toyota has unleashed its new RAV4 Hybrid in Barcelona, Spain at its international launch. The new SUV will be launched locally in March with two petrol engines and three grades.
1min
24.com
The best optional extras to fit to your car

The best optional extras to fit to your car

A new car's optional extra sheet is often a lengthy and complicated list of goodies - here are the must haves.
1min
Press Association
The best barely-used bargain cars

The best barely-used bargain cars

New cars can be expensive, but there are sometimes significant savings to be had in motoring's nearly-new aisle. Here are five bargain year-old cars you could find at a forecourt near you.
1min
Press Association
The best cars revealed at the Detroit Motor Show

The best cars revealed at the Detroit Motor Show

The Detroit Motor Show saw numerous cars revealed - here are five of the best.
1min
Press Association
A look at the Hyundai i30 Fastback N

A look at the Hyundai i30 Fastback N

Hyundai's new i30 Fastback N takes the best of the acclaimed i30 N hot hatch and puts it in a more practical package.
1min
Press Association
Toyota's new RAV4 to mount a challenge in the SUV market

Toyota's new RAV4 to mount a challenge in the SUV market

Toyota's fifth-generation RAV4 will arrive on the UK market in April.
1min
Press Association
F1's Alonso appears on stage as Toyota announces return of Supra sports car

F1's Alonso appears on stage as Toyota announces return of Supra sports car

Toyota announced the return of its iconic Supra sports car at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. The fifth-generation 2020 GR Supra features 335 horsepower, can go from 0-60mph in four seconds and is expected to retail ...
1min
Ruptly
Innovative: The Opel GT X Experimental

Innovative: The Opel GT X Experimental

With the GT X Experimental, Opel has presented its vision for next-generation e-mobility. With a pared-down front end and "digitally detoxed" interior, the compact SUV concept car is a design standout.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Power-Packed: The Lexus LC 500

Power-Packed: The Lexus LC 500

The Lexus LC 500 is super-sporty and super-powerful. Its 5-liter, naturally aspirated engine generates 351 kilowatts, but the cruiser it no slouch in the design department, either. We check out a 2-plus-2 seater with rear-wheel drive.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Silent: Bentley 8 Litre

Silent: Bentley 8 Litre

The Bentley 8 Litre was the biggest passenger car made in Britain in its day. Between 1930 and 1932, exactly 100 of the handcrafted models were produced. Its predecessors had throaty motorsport engines, but for the Bentley, "silence was golden."
8mins
Deutsche Welle
Roomy: The Seat Tarraco

Roomy: The Seat Tarraco

Seat made its name with sporty, economically priced cars from the mid-range down. Now the Spanish carmaker is expanding its SUV range upwards. The Tarraco is the first Wolfsburg-built Seat, and it's also the biggest to date.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
The best sub-GBP50,000 used dream cars

The best sub-GBP50,000 used dream cars

GBP50,000 is a lot of money, but a dream car can often cost a lot more. However, here are some spectacular used cars you can buy today for less money.
1min
Press Association
Drink-driving: what to know before getting merry

Drink-driving: what to know before getting merry

Here's what you need to know before you have a drink this Christmas; always be aware of the drink-drive limit.
1min
Press Association