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 Videos
TVF Media
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 Videos
BBC Future
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 Video
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 Video
BBC Future

Cars Videos

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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
3mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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?
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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.
Press Association
1min
What are driverless cars?

What are driverless cars?

Autonomous cars are edging ever closer to being a reality, but what are they?
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
4mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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?
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
Going drag racing with a politician

Going drag racing with a politician

Watch as City of Cape Town's mayoral committee member for safety and security JP Smith answers questions while sitting passenger at a legal racing event.
24.com
12mins
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.
24.com
2mins
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
7mins
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Press Association
2mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
3mins
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?
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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.
24.com
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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.
Press Association
1min
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 ...
Ruptly
1min
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.
Deutsche Welle
6mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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."
Deutsche Welle
8mins
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.
Deutsche Welle
5mins
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.
Press Association
1min