UK Drive: Toyota’s Y20 celebrates 20 years of the Yaris

May 23 2019

What is it? How time flies by. This year marks 20 years since the original Yaris first went on sale – a model that increased the Japanese manufacturer’s European presence significantly, with the French-built hatchback offering buyers a compact and likeable hatchback that also proved to be safe and reliable.


UK Drive: The Mercedes-Benz E 300 de electrifies diesel power

May 14 2019

What is it? There are two strong trends in the motoring world at the moment — a decline in diesel, and a surge in electrified vehicles. The former has been lambasted for its impact on the environment, while the latter options are quickly becoming feasible daily drivers rather than just the niche machines they once were.


UK Drive: The BMW i8 Roadster is an eco-friendly alternative to a drop-top sports car

April 26 2019

What is it? BMW’s futuristic i8 has been around for a little while now, but this – the i8 Roadster – is an entirely new take on the firm’s hybrid sports car. In truth, it’s taken some time to arrive, coming seven years after the initial concept was revealed, and now we’ve had a chance to see how it deals with UK roads having first driven it out in Spain last year.