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

'Smart Motorways' explained

'Smart Motorways' explained

You may have heard talk about smart motorways - but what exactly do you have to look out for and do on them?
1min
Press Association
Red light woes could be banished, thanks to new technology from Jaguar Land Rover

Red light woes could be banished, thanks to new technology from Jaguar Land Rover

A system under test advises drivers of the speed to do between junctions to reach each traffic light when it is green.
1min
Press Association
Police crackdown on uninsured M25 drivers

Police crackdown on uninsured M25 drivers

Ten police forces combined for Operation Tutelage. The operation saw uninsured drivers targeted, and arrests for other offences including drug-driving.
2mins
Press Association
Aston Martin's new DBX SUV testing in Wales

Aston Martin's new DBX SUV testing in Wales

The Aston Martin DBX SUV has embarked on a testing programme which will see it put to its performance limits while ensuring it functions as an off-roader.
1min
Press Association
What are the benefits of using a pick-up as a company car?

What are the benefits of using a pick-up as a company car?

Pick-up trucks can be particularly viable as company cars - see if a pick-up would be right for you in this video.
1min
Press Association
Five cars with questionable number plate placing

Five cars with questionable number plate placing

All cars have to wear front number plates, but not all wear them as well - here are some cars whose styling suffers for wearing a number plate.
2mins
Press Association
Jaguar creates rally-spec F-Type to celebrate 70 years of sports car heritage

Jaguar creates rally-spec F-Type to celebrate 70 years of sports car heritage

Jaguar has celebrated 70 years of sports car production by building a rally car out of its F-Type convertible.
1min
Press Association
The right way to clean your car's windows

The right way to clean your car's windows

Cleaning a car properly can be complex - the windows are no exception. Here's a look at the best way to give yours a lasting shine.
1min
Press Association
Is a diesel car right for you?

Is a diesel car right for you?

The diesel engine has been through something of a PR nightmare in recent years, but it is still a valid choice for many motorists - in this video, we see if diesel suits you.
1min
Press Association
Present it! KIA Ceed Sportswagon

Present it! KIA Ceed Sportswagon

At 4.6 m in length, KIA's station wagon variant of the Ceed provides plenty of cargo space. Even with the rear seats up, the trunk has a volume of 625 liters - a lot for the class. And that jumps to 1,700 if you lower them. Wir testen den 1.6 Lite...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Taste it! DS7 Crossback

Taste it! DS7 Crossback

PSA's new SUV is aimed at the luxury end of the sector in Europe. With a novel interior and interesting light design, the DS 7 Crossback is striking out into new territory for the French automotive group. Is this first DS to genuinely deserve the ...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Examine it! VW T-Cross

Examine it! VW T-Cross

VW's new T-Cross recently celebrated a world premiere on three continents. Based on the Polo, the mini-SUV joins the T-Roc, Tiguan and Touareg to complete the brand's line-up in the segment. The latest addition to the family is small but cool. And...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Examine it! The secrets of modern car production

Examine it! The secrets of modern car production

SEAT's factory in the Spanish town of Martorell has been pushing cutting-edge manufacturing for over 20 years now. Drive It! took a trip to the facility, where 7,000 assembly line technicians put together around 2,000 cars a day.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
The coolest car clubs in the world

The coolest car clubs in the world

There are plenty of car clubs the world over - here are some of the most over-the-top and exciting.
3mins
Press Association
Tips to avoid car sickness

Tips to avoid car sickness

Car sickness is a challenging issue to deal with - here are some tips.
2mins
Press Association
These are the cars with the biggest boots

These are the cars with the biggest boots

The boot is important to any motorist who needs a practical car. Here are the cars which lead their class on boot space.
1min
Press Association
How to avoid parking fines

How to avoid parking fines

It can be easy yet costly to park illegally - here are some ways to avoid parking fines.
2mins
Press Association
Vintage: Opel Kapitan

Vintage: Opel Kapitan

In the 1950s, the Opel Kapitan offered executive-class comfort at an affordable price. That was Opel's recipe for success, and it secured the Kapitan 3rd place among Germany's new car registrations - after the Opel Olympia Rekord, and the VW Beetle.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Environmental: the VW e-Crafter

Environmental: the VW e-Crafter

The VW Crafter has become a common sight among the many commercial vehicles on European roads in recent years. Now, an all-electric variant is here: the e-Crafter. Its electric motor puts out 100 kilowatts. VW claims a range of 173 kilometers for ...
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Five of the spookiest cars you may see on Halloween

Five of the spookiest cars you may see on Halloween

With Halloween approaching, take a look at the cars that could give you a fright on the big night.
1min
Press Association
A look at the BMW 8 Series

A look at the BMW 8 Series

BMW's 8 Series is now available to pre-order - here's a look at the German marque's new flagship.
1min
Press Association
How to advertise your car for sale

How to advertise your car for sale

Top tips on making sure your car looks the best it can be in its advert listing, helping you sell fast.
1min
Press Association
Solid performer: Volvo XC60

Solid performer: Volvo XC60

The XC60 has been a key model for Volvo's survival over the last decade, selling over a million units. The second generation now has a new design, and an expanded line of engines.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Smart fun: EQ Brabus

Smart fun: EQ Brabus

EUR11,000 extra for the same model with an electric motor? That's what potential Smart buyers are wondering in the case of the EQ Brabus. DW examines whether it's worth the investment.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Audi e-tron world premiere in San Francisco

Audi e-tron world premiere in San Francisco

Audi chose the global capital of hipsterdom for the world premiere of its first all-electric car: San Francisco. The city has plenty of wealthy and technophile buyers, charging stations ... and Teslas. Can Audi challenge the market leader?
6mins
Deutsche Welle
On the road with the Subaru Levorg

On the road with the Subaru Levorg

A road trip from Budapest to Vienna in the Subaru Levorg - 300 km taking in both highways and mountain roads. Only one engine is available for the Levorg: a 1.6 liter gasoline unit, paired with a Lineartronic automatic transmission.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Quantity and quality: VW Touareg

Quantity and quality: VW Touareg

The third generation VW Touareg has even larger dimensions than its predecessor. But the aluminum-steel construction has lowered its weight by around 100 kg. The new model boasts both quantity and quality.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
Ford reveals special edition Mustang Bullitt

Ford reveals special edition Mustang Bullitt

With the famous Steve McQueen cult classic film in its 50th anniversary year, Ford has revealed a special edition Mustang as a celebration of the iconic silver screen car.
1min
Press Association
Volvo's new S60 built in USA for first time

Volvo's new S60 built in USA for first time

Volvo's new S60 will be arriving in the UK for spring 2019 - and for the first time, it is being built in the USA.
1min
Press Association
Police share top tips for safely overtaking cyclists

Police share top tips for safely overtaking cyclists

Hampshire and Thames Valley police forces have been working together to show motorists the safe way to overtake cyclists.
2mins
Press Association
Of engines and models: The Paris Motor Show

Of engines and models: The Paris Motor Show

It's the Paris Motor Show's 120th anniversary. The industry's facing radical change, and Mazda, Nissan, Volvo and even France's PSA Group did not attend. More and more hybrid and all-electric models are on show for fewer and fewer attendees.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
A head-turner: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport

A head-turner: The Opel Insignia Grand Sport

Opel's five-door Insignia Grand Sport sedan is a real head-turner. Now it comes with another gasoline engine option - a 1.6-liter turbo with an output of 147 kW. Thanks to a particulate filter, it meets Euro 6d-Temp emissions standards.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
The original SAV: BMW's latest X5

The original SAV: BMW's latest X5

In 2019, the BMW X5 will be celebrating 20 years on the road, and the German carmaker has released a new version of the model. The original Sports Activity Vehicle was once very popular in the segment, but has lost market share in the last few years.
7mins
Deutsche Welle
Nissan updates Qashqai crossover

Nissan updates Qashqai crossover

The Nissan Qashqai has received an update, and the changes are more than skin-deep.
2mins
Press Association
Jaguar creates system to protect blind pedestrians

Jaguar creates system to protect blind pedestrians

Jaguar has created a new audio system that helps blind pedestrians avoid near-silent electric cars.
1min
Press Association
The Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018

The Hannover IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018

Alternating every two years with the Frankfurt International Motor Show for Commercial Vehicles, this major trade fair sets the tone for the segment. This year, it was all about digitalization, electromobility and urban logistics.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
'Driverless' Range Rover completes first tour of Coventry roads

'Driverless' Range Rover completes first tour of Coventry roads

Jaguar Land Rover has conducted the first autonomous lap of one of the UK's most challenging roads.
1min
Press Association
UK Autodrive completes three-year automated vehicle trials

UK Autodrive completes three-year automated vehicle trials

UK Autodrive has completed its three-year project on autonomous vehicle technology. The aim of the project is to help reduce accidents, congestion and pollution.
1min
Press Association
The new Audi A6 Avant

The new Audi A6 Avant

The 2019 iteration of this estate car looks sportier and sleeker than its predecessor, while the cabin is minimalist but classy. And lots of high-tech assistants help keep driver and passengers safe and relaxed, even on longer trips.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
The snappy little VW Up! GTI

The snappy little VW Up! GTI

It took 42 years, but Volkswagen finally has a GTI for younger people in its line-up again. We look at how the new version of the Up! compares to the 1970s Golf GTI.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
Stylish vintage: The Hansa 1100

Stylish vintage: The Hansa 1100

This week we take a look at one of the car industry's forgotten trendsetters. A compact sedan designed by Carl Borgward in the late 1950s played a key role in shaping attitudes towards mid-sized models.
6mins
Deutsche Welle
Mazda's work-horse CX-3

Mazda's work-horse CX-3

The CX-3 is one of the Japanese manufacturer's most successful models. Now Mazda has updated its compact SUV in an attempt to retain its slice of a competitive market. We took the crossover through its paces.
4mins
Deutsche Welle
How to check your car battery's condition

How to check your car battery's condition

A car's battery is an integral component and one that will need replacing during your car's life - here's how to check its condition.
1min
Press Association
Luxury electric cars and retro designs debut at Paris Motor Show

Luxury electric cars and retro designs debut at Paris Motor Show

A number of elegantly designed and high-tech cars were unveiled at Paris Motor Show this year. Here are our picks of the stand-out models
1min
Ruptly
Is an electric car right for you?

Is an electric car right for you?

Are you considering an electric car? Always make sure that such a purchase makes sense for you before putting your money down.
1min
Press Association
Best cars of the Paris Motor Show

Best cars of the Paris Motor Show

Here's a look at the best cars launched at the Paris Motor Show.
2mins
Press Association
SEAT rolls out the Tarraco

SEAT rolls out the Tarraco

SEAT has rolled out its latest SUV - their 14th model named after a Spanish place. It was christened Tarraco, the ancient Roman name for Tarragona, in an online vote. Over 146,000 people in 134 countries took part. The Tarraco is SEAT's flagship.
5mins
Deutsche Welle
High-roof van: Opel Combo Life

High-roof van: Opel Combo Life

Opel has unveiled the fifth generation of its multifunctional high-roof Combo van, developed based on the EMP2 platform from Opel's new parent company PSA. It comes as the commercial Cargo version or the family-oriented Life version.
6mins
Deutsche Welle