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The real cost of the Ford Focus RS, and why it’s still worth it

Thinking of buying a Focus RS? Here are some things to consider, before buying one anyway. Okay, so the RS is good. Great. Already a hero. And so it should be. After all, this is a hot hatch that has monstrous pace, rally car-like front end grip with a dabRead More

You’re Cleared For Takeoff: REAL ID Restrictions For Air Travelers Postponed Until January 2018

We’ve got good news for residents of 28 states that haven’t brought their driver’s license guidelines in line with new federal standards: the Transportation Security Administration has delayed implementing restrictions associated with outdated licenses for two more years. There is a bit of bad news, though: if you don’t haveRead More

Real world car emissions data to be available from 2016

News 29 Nov, 2015 From 2016 onwards a new service will allow buyers to compare real-world emissions from new cars Latest

Peugeot Citroen to publish ‘real world’ fuel economy figures

News 24 Nov, 2015 In the wake of the recent emissions and fuel economy scandals, the PSA Peugeot Citroen will publish 'real world' mpg figures by Spring 2016 Latest

‘Mandatory automatic headlights could be a real safety boon’

Opinion 23 Oct, 2015 If technology exists that can help to make drivers safer, we should encourage its use, says Steve Fowler Latest

Mercedes-Benz & Daimler Test Autonomous 18-Wheeler In Real Highway Traffic

Autonomous cars stir up plenty of emotions in drivers. Some folks lament the fact that their children and grandchildren will never know the joys of driving. (Future children and grandchildren stuck in traffic jams may not feel the same way.) ALSO SEE: Introducing The Car Connection 2016 Driver’s Choice AwardsRead More

NHTSA: We Don’t Even Know What’s Real Aymore

The “dieselgate” scandal at Volkswagen continues to widen, and based on what we’ve seen at other companies in crisis, things are going to get a whole lot worse for VW before they get better. Things could also get worse at other car companies. In the classic tradition of one cheaterRead More

The real cost of a full service history (sponsored)

Sponsored 24 Jul, 2015 Find out how you could lose out if you fail to maintain your car’s full main dealer service history Latest

Whatever! – Keeping it Real

We rode back from the big Six-Pack Superbike Shootout covered in glory, triumphant heroes who had conquered all the logistics and Russian nested-doll email chains that culminated in the whole MO crew getting to flog the latest greatest high-tech hardware around the crazy twists and turns of Laguna Seca raceway.Read More