Christmas 2016 gifts for car fans

IT’S THAT time of year. Yes, we know it’s still November but John Lewis released its Christmas advert this week, which, as we all have come to know, signals that the festive countdown is well and truly underway. Take the strain out of the Christmas...

VW Golf gets facelift and tech upgrade for 2017

IF YOU can chart changes in consumer demand through the Volkswagen Golf, which was launched in 1974, then the latest model appears destined to reflect an age when we wanted the objects around us to be cleverer than we are. Unveiled today, and in showrooms...

Han Yue believe it: stunt driver laps Nürburgring on two wheels

THE NÜRBURGRING is widely considered the ultimate test of man and machine. A 12.9-mile racetrack that twists and turns through the densely wooded Eifel mountains in western Germany, it claims crumpled wings, wrecked engines and bruised egos almost daily. Car...

Android Auto update brings infotainment to any old banger

DRIVERS WHOSE car does not have a swish multimedia module could soon forget their touchscreen envy. In the coming days, Google is releasing Android Auto 2.0, the updated version of its system for turning a standard smartphone into a car infotainment centre....