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Nissan recalls 500,000 British-built Micras over fears steering wheel could FALL OFF in driver's hands
Japanese car giant Nissan is recalling half a million of British--built Micra super-minis over a fault that can cause the steering-wheel to come off in the driver's hand.The recall affects 133,869 Sunderland-built Nissan Micras sold in the UK between
A California driver was killed at the wheel after a metal pipe smashed through his windscreen and impaled him to his seat on Wednesday morning. The 33-year-old man was found dead in the driver's seat, with the car's engine still running, by a highway pat
Disqualified driver, 38, who mowed down a 'perfect couple' on their tandem bike had two children in his car...
A banned driver who knocked down and killed a 'perfect' couple as they rode on a tandem bike had two children in his car it was revealed today as he was sentenced.Heroin addict Nicholas Lovell crashed into Ross and Clare Simons as he tried to outrun poli
New town mayor accidentally smashes car through front doors of his local Tesco just five days into his job
As the new mayor of his local town, Terry Buckle was no doubt keen to make an instant impression. And as these pictures show, the 73-year-old has certainly made a big impact - just not the kind he perhaps wanted. Councillor Buckle smashed straight throug
A pedestrian was killed when an out-of-control car ploughed through a wall and into a bank. The Mercedes sedan smashed through the wall of the ANZ branch in Adelaide, Australia, leaving a large hole in the side of the bank. The 72-year-old pedestrian, fr
The British boss of Ford in Europe has launched a blistering attack against EU red tape which he says doubles the cost of building a car by adding nearly ¬£6,000 to the bill.Stephen Odell, executive vice president of Ford Motor Company and president of Fo
Oscar Pistorius' brother weeps as he is acquitted of culpable homicide of female motorcyclist in car...
The brother of murder-accused Olympian Oscar Pistorius cried tears of relief as a magistrate acquitted him of culpable homicide in the death of a woman in a car accident. The magistrate ruled today that Carl Pistorius was not negligent and that Maria Bar
If only the queues moved this quickly! Heathrow takes delivery of ¬£260,000 217mph Lamborghini... but...
For anyone who has had to endure the 'Heathrow-hassle' of snail's-pace queues through Europe's busiest airport, take heart - at least now they've got their own Lamborghini.It may not speed you any more quickly through the arrivals and departure lounges b
For Kaljeet Bansal, the joy of passing her driving test at the first attempt was not to last long.After buying a ¬£400 secondhand car, the 18-year-old went online to sort out her insurance - and that's where her problems began. For the first quote she got
'Knocked a cyclist off his bike. I have right of way, he doesn't even pay road tax': Trainee accountant's...
Having knocked a cyclist off his bike and through a hedge, most drivers would be mortified. But not accountancy trainee Emma Way. The 21-year-old's first thought was to boast about the incident on Twitter. Writing under the name @emmaway20, she tweeted:
'He was lucky he didn't die': Driver describes moment she nearly ran over George Michael after he fell out...
A driver has told how she had to swerve and skid to a halt to avoid hitting George Michael after he fell from a car travelling at around 70mph on to a fast lane of the M1.Katherine Fox said she didn't know how the singer survived the rush-hour fall which
Some strange sights can be witnessed across America's roads not least of which is this cellphone video of of a man laying on the hood of a moving truck in Louisiana.In the clip that was apparently taken in Baton Rouge this weekend, a woman is astounded t
Potholes drive you mad? New Mercedes-Benz limousine scans road surface to brace itself for craters and...
Driven mad by our increasingly cratered roads? Mercedes-Benz has a solution.Its new flagship S-Class limousine, pictured, could be the cleverest car on the road; it can 'see' potholes and bumps ahead and adapt its suspension to brace itself prior to impa
If your average bloke down the pub were to spirit up his dream woman, she would probably bear a striking resemblance to Natalie Pinkham. She's got the smoky eyes, the glossy hair and the model figure, but she's also a seasoned petrolhead who can tell a M
When is a Mini not a Mini? When it's the size of a truck, that's when. Why the new Paceman is a redesign...
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