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

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
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
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
Volkswagen helps van drivers stay fit on the job

Volkswagen helps van drivers stay fit on the job

'Bumper dips' and 'panel push-ups' are part of a special exercise programme to start 2019 in a healthy fashion.
1min
Press Association
What is autonomous emergency braking?

What is autonomous emergency braking?

Autonomous emergency braking helps drivers avoid accidents - here are the details on the innovative and potentially life-saving system that is appearing on more and more cars.
2mins
Press Association
The best panel vans for less than GBP10,000

The best panel vans for less than GBP10,000

Vans can be expensive, but there's no shortage of used examples available. Here are five of the best available for GBP10,000 or less.
2mins
Press Association
Car tax rates to rise in April: Here's what it means for you

Car tax rates to rise in April: Here's what it means for you

Tax is changing, and it will affect motorists; here are the changes that will affect the taxing of your car.
1min
Press Association
Lane keep assist: what is it, what does it do?

Lane keep assist: what is it, what does it do?

Lane keep assist and lane departure warning both help you behind the wheel. Here's how the systems work, and what they do.
2mins
Press Association
Inner-city cars for under GBP7,000

Inner-city cars for under GBP7,000

There are plenty of city cars on the used market - here are five of the best available for less than GBP7,000.
1min
Press Association
Euro NCAP reveals the safest cars of 2018

Euro NCAP reveals the safest cars of 2018

Euro NCAP has announced its 'Best of 2018' class - the safest cars tested by the organisation in the past 12 months.
1min
Press Association
Lexus launches new ES luxury saloon

Lexus launches new ES luxury saloon

Lexus' seventh-generation ES is the first version of the model to go on sale in the UK - here are the key facts.
2mins
Press Association
Inside it!: Audi e-tron GT Concept

Inside it!: Audi e-tron GT Concept

Audi offers a glimpse of its third purely electrically powered vehicle with the e-tron GT concept car. The four-door electric coupe is based on a flat-bottomed architecture with a low center of gravity. There's one electric motor for each axle. Wi...
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Test it!: Kia Stinger

Test it!: Kia Stinger

The heyday of Italian automotive design was the 1950s and 1960s - when cars had elongated hoods; short, slanted rear ends; and proportions that promised plenty of power - with panache. Today, Korean makers are claiming the Gran Turismo mantle - li...
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Test it! Honda CR-V Hybrid

Test it! Honda CR-V Hybrid

Honda's new CR-V gets a hybrid version for the first time. While the more powerful electric motor provides the propulsion, the two-liter four-cylinder engine serves as a pure supplier of power in most driving situations.
3mins
Deutsche Welle
Nissan debuts Invisible-to-Visible VR technology

Nissan debuts Invisible-to-Visible VR technology

Nissan will show of its new Invisible-to-Visible tech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
1min
Press Association
A thriftier SUV: the Audi Q7 plug-in hybrid

A thriftier SUV: the Audi Q7 plug-in hybrid

With the Q7 e-tron, Audi has a powerful, fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid SUV in its lineup. The crossover comes with an electric motor, coupled with a 6-cylinder, 190 kW diesel engine, and has a range of over 50 kilometers in all-electric mode. So, ...
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Racing inspiration: the Hyundai i30N Performance

Racing inspiration: the Hyundai i30N Performance

Hyundai first entered the World Rally Championship in 2000 and has been regular a contestant since 2014. Now, the Korean car maker has brought this motor sports enthusiasm to its street-legal N-models. We tested the Hyundai i30N with the Performan...
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Elegance in classic design: Rometsch-Beeskow

Elegance in classic design: Rometsch-Beeskow

After the Second World War, the Berlin coachbuilding company Friedrich Rometsch developed a new car built on the chassis of an old VW Beetle. It turned out to be a stroke of design genius.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Luxury off road: Bentley Bentayga V8

Luxury off road: Bentley Bentayga V8

Bentley was a relative latecomer to SUVs when it released its Bentayga in 2016. The ultra-luxurious off-roader was powered by a W12 engine (yes, you read that right). Now, Bentley has brought the Bentayga slightly closer to the masses with a V8 en...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Well-behaved: Subaru Impreza

Well-behaved: Subaru Impreza

The Impreza has been part of the Subaru model range for over a quarter century. And since the first generation, a big part of its appeal has been its combination of technologies. We'll see how all-wheel drive, a boxer engine, CVT transmission and ...
5mins
Deutsche Welle
City car on the long haul: Hyundai i20

City car on the long haul: Hyundai i20

The Hyundai i20 is already known as a good choice for a city car. But we wanted to find out if it's good enough for the long haul. After all, it can reach 100 km/h in just over 10 seconds and even reach a top speed of 190 km/h. And with just three...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
The Skoda Kodiaq vs. winter weather

The Skoda Kodiaq vs. winter weather

The Skoda Kodiaq SUV offers a spacious interior at an affordable price. Its name is inspired by the Alaskan Kodiak bear - a fitting match considering their burly build and durable performance. But can driving this practical vehicle be fun?
5mins
Deutsche Welle
1984 Vintage: Seat Ibiza

1984 Vintage: Seat Ibiza

After the end of WWII, car making took off in most European countries. But Spain was a relative latecomer. Although Seat was founded in 1950, it only built licensed copies of Fiat models at first. Then, in 1984, it developed the first Ibiza. We ta...
7mins
Deutsche Welle
How to beat the traffic this holiday season

How to beat the traffic this holiday season

The festive season means a lot of things. Mince pies, Christmas trees and, in the UK at least, lots of traffic on the roads.
1min
Press Association
Fiat wraps up a 500 in time for Christmas

Fiat wraps up a 500 in time for Christmas

Fiat has covered a 500 in brown paper ahead of their #WrappedbyFiat Christmas Eve campaign.
1min
Press Association
The car features that will keep you warm in winter

The car features that will keep you warm in winter

With the winter in full-swing, it's great to have creature comforts that will keep you warm while on the road.
1min
Press Association
Tuning Heaven - the 2018 Essen Motor Show

Tuning Heaven - the 2018 Essen Motor Show

If it has to do with cars, and it's fun, it can be found at the Essen Motor Show. This festival for automobile and tuning fans just had its 51st edition in early December. The 500-plus exhibitors had something for all the 360,000 visitors.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Skoda Scala World Premiere

Skoda Scala World Premiere

The Scala is the successor to the Skoda Rapid. The new hatchback combines good looks with practical design and advanced infotainment options. Buyers can choose between three gasoline engines and one diesel, with outputs from 71 to 112 kW.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Posh crossover - Ford Kuga Vignale

Posh crossover - Ford Kuga Vignale

Ford customers seem to like a little luxury. 80 percent of Kuga buyers, for example, opt for the second-most expensive trim line, the "Titanium". So how does the exclusive "Vignale" version of the Ford Kuga shape up?
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Powerful and practical - Porsche Macan S

Powerful and practical - Porsche Macan S

It's designed to look elegant, drive fast but also be practical for everyday use. The Porsche Macan S has proved hugely successful and has now undergone a facelift. Former racing driver Klaus Niedzwiedz put the new Macan S through its paces.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Small but speedy: Abarth 695 Rivale

Small but speedy: Abarth 695 Rivale

It's a little hot hatch with a big sound. The Abarth 695 Rivale from Fiat has a 1.4 liter engine but boasts 132 kW of power and races from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds. Top speed: 225 km/h.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Best winter-ready convertibles you can buy

Best winter-ready convertibles you can buy

Convertibles aren't the first cars that come to mind in the winter, but there are some that are more than capable in the snow and ice.
1min
Press Association
The best cars for playing Santa this Christmas

The best cars for playing Santa this Christmas

Do you have a load of gifts to deliver this Christmas? Here are some fun choices for anyone playing Santa over the festive period.
2mins
Press Association
The best sub-GBP5,000 used hatchbacks

The best sub-GBP5,000 used hatchbacks

There are plenty of used hatchbacks available for less than GBP5,000 - but which are the top picks?
1min
Press Association
Porsche Macan SUV receives update

Porsche Macan SUV receives update

Porsche has updated the Macan SUV for 2019, with minor styling tweaks and a diesel-free engine line-up.
2mins
Press Association
Winter tyres - are they worth getting?

Winter tyres - are they worth getting?

Winter tyres are a good way to ensure you can drive safely in the cold conditions, even if the promised snow never arrives.
1min
Press Association
Best winter getaway cars for less than GBP10,000

Best winter getaway cars for less than GBP10,000

If you're planning to hit the road for leisure in the coming months, it would be worth having a car that can face the conditions. Here are some sub-GBP10,000 used cars that are up to the task.
1min
Press Association
Supercar facts you might not know

Supercar facts you might not know

There are plenty of facts revolving around supercars - here are some you may not know.
1min
Press Association
Vintage: Retro Classics Cologne 2018

Vintage: Retro Classics Cologne 2018

The second Retro Classics Cologne vintage car fair has been luring visitors to the western German city. Following last year's brilliant premiere, Retro Classics has been showing it has what it takes to become a regular fixture for car fans.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
Test it!: Cupra Ateca

Test it!: Cupra Ateca

The Cupra Ateca isn't being billed as a SEAT. Instead, the sporty compact SUV is the first model from the new subsidiary brand Cupra under which the Spanish maker plans to sell its high-performance offerings.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Present it!: Mercedes B-Class

Present it!: Mercedes B-Class

Mercedes has unveiled its new B-Class on the Spanish island of Mallorca. It's a lot different from its predecessor, with a more dynamic appearance, more agile handling and more comfort.
7mins
Deutsche Welle