London's Fulham council raises £12m in fines from a yellow box junction

A yellow box junction camera at Bagley's Lane, in Fulham, pictured, has pocketed a staggering £2.4million for the council over the last 18 months and 12million in seven years, according to a new BBC investigation. Experts at the Institute of Highways Engineers said drivers are suffering at the hands of poorly-placed box junctions.

Forces confirmed they had confiscated in excess of 22,594 vehicles by mid-June, with 2,866 of these being sold at auction for a total of £1.4m.

To be the best, you've got to beat the rest. Not only do these 10 models stop the clock from 0 to 60mph in under 3 seconds, they also beat every other car on the planet in the benchmark dash.

The London Edition £250k Overfinch Range Rover emblazoned with landmarks

Called the London Edition, this Overfinch Range Rover is detailed with landmarks like The Houses of Parliament, The Shard, London Eye, Gherkin, Tower Bridge and 22 Bishopsgate. It's not cheap, though - in fact, it's more than twice the price of the standard Range Rover Autobiography it's based on.

Paris Motor Show 2016: 10 real-world cars you should be excited about

Everyone loves a crazy concept vehicle or a bank-busting hypercar, but the reality is these aren't the cars 99% of us will be looking to buy in the next six months. These 10 models, however, are. Top, left to right: Land Rover Discovery, Kia Rio, Citroen C3, Honda Civic, Mercedes AMG GT Roadster, Nissan Micra, BMW X2, Suzuki Ignis, Skoda Kodiaq.

This two-seat sports coupe is called the Trezor, and although it is highly unlikely to ever make it into production it does hint at the future direction mainstream Renault models will take.

Land Rover set a new Guinness World Record for the largest Lego structure ever built - using more than 5 million bricks to put together a replica of London's Tower Bridge.

VW's reputation is up in smoke at the moment - quite literally a smog of diesel-emission pollutants. But the carmaker hopes to regain customer trust with a raft of new electric cars due in 2020.

Five doors, a big boot and 300bhp-plus - these are the two latest hot hatches that are due to go head-to-head with the Ford Focus RS next year, and neither are what you'd call understated.

Land Rover has launched its new Discovery not with a glitzy bash at the Paris Motor Show but a stunt on home turf featuring a record-breaking Lego replica of London's Tower Bridge.

Would Britons really want to buy one? The last C5 - Citroen's answer to the BMW 3 Series - was purchased by just 2,000 UK drivers a year on average during an 8-year production run.

Honda announced the plan to reduce its dependence on the Continent as it unveiled its new five-door Civic family hatchback with its Swindon factory as the global production hub.

Five of the best seven-seater cars

They used to be a rarity, but seven-seaters are an everyday part of the motoring scene now. That means there's plenty of choice, so What Car?'s experts picked us five of the best.Clockwise from top left: Land Rover Discover Sport, Audi Q7, Ford Galaxy, VW Touran. Centre: Volvo XC90.

In the latest of our regular series 'a coffee with...' in which we invite colourful characters in the world of finance for a coffee at the This is Money HQ in London, we speak to Joshua Browder.

Insurers are starting to win the battle against false personal injury claims, including whiplash. But there are questions over whether £1billion in savings are being passed on to honest customers.

VW turns a Beetle into a one-off 205mph rocket ship

The Beetle LSR (Land Speed Record) is far from the standard car you can buy from a showroom today from just under £17,000. The 2.0-litre petrol engine has been tuned to produce a staggering 542bhp - more than double the 216bhp standard power output. The one-off creation managed to set a top speed of 205.122mph over the distance of one mile.

The boss of The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders, fears ministers are being 'blinded' and 'lulled into a false sense of security' by Britain's current success.

According to reports, just 25 jobs will be lost at the site near Birmingham with the sales, marketing and after-sales departments located at the 300-employee strong UK base unaffected.

Jaguar F-Pace vs Porsche Macan

Power, prestige and practicality. The Jaguar F-Pace (left) and Porsche Macan (right) both offer plenty of all three, not to mention excellent on-road dynamics and a healthy dose of off-road ability too. But which one is best for you? We test their high-performance 3.0-litre V6 diesel models to find out.

Sweden has had the fewest road fatalities per population of any European country over the last 10 years. It's also got the calmest motorists, despite Swedes spending more time in jams than us.

Motorists are still pining over the loss of paper discs on their windscreens despite them being scrapped two years ago this weekend.

Why would Apple be interested in a British F1 team?

According to the Financial Times, the California-based technology mega-brand has approached the British Formula One team to negotiate a strategic investment or even a buyout, with McLaren categorically denying the rumour. So what is it about the Woking-based company that could be attractive to Apple?

Some 109,000 new cars were built in August - a 9 per cent increase compared to last year - with 81,200 produced to be shipped abroad and 27,804 for the domestic market.

Mary Berry has just undertaken a special Mature Driver Assessment organised by IAM Roadsmart, formerly the Institute of Advanced Motorists.

Where do all the 'nearly new' cars come from? 

Have you been tempted by a 'nearly new' car that's significantly cheaper than buying new? Most of these will be ex-fleet models. Here are the main benefits and risks if you do decide to purchase a barely used motor.

With just three per cent of all Fiesta's bought in the UK being the cheapest 'entry' spec, Ford opted to strike the £10,345 Studio and Style specifications from the range to make-way for a Ka+ model.

The RAC said just 4,200 motorists applied for the grant between April and June, compared with 17,500 during the previous three months.

Bentley launches it's first diesel, the Bentayga V8 diesel

Luxury car-maker Bentley has launched the world's fastest and most powerful diesel off-roader with a top speed of 168mph - which it hopes will help accelerate an export boom. Priced from £135,800 and powered by a sophisticated new 'triple-charged' 4.0 litre V8 diesel engine, the new British-built Bentayga 4X4 sprints from rest to 60mph in just 4.6 seconds.

Almost one year on to the day from the biggest automotive shaming in modern times, Volkswagen has been found to be selling the least polluting cars of any vehicle manufacturer.

Hogging the middle lane on a motorway became a 'careless driving' offence three years ago, punishable by a £100 on the spot fine by the police. But 37% of drivers say they didn't know this.

10 photo mistakes you should avoid making in your advert

First impressions are key to generating interest in the car you've listed for sale so getting your photos pin-perfect (unlike the Nissan Qashqai pictured) is just as important as the details you give in the advert. Avoid these blunders to make sure your motor appeals to buyers.

It is believed 90 per cent of crashes in the UK are caused by drivers being distracted and campaigners fear new touchscreen technology will only add to the problem.

Almost one in five (19%) of motorists admitted to posting social media updates or sending messages on their mobile phone when driving - up from just 7% two years ago.

AA man spots nearly-new car fitted with a 23-year-old tyres

An AA tyre technician's trip to pick up an online purchase on his day off may have saved the life of the man he was collecting from when he spotted his dangerous tyres. The combined age of the four tyres fitted to the three-year-old car - believed to be fitted by the used car dealership that sold it - were a staggering 64 years.

Used car dealers ranked as the least trustworthy of 13 different sectors. But Auto Trader found that 68% of people who have bought a car in the last six months did trust the salesman.

While most UK car-makers are no longer British-owned, the nation's skilled workforce means our country has become a magnet for foreign companies, says Ray Massey.

2016 Porsche 911 Turbo review: Is it really a civilised supercar?

The 911 Turbo was once the pinnacle of Porsche ownership. But as the years have passed it's been superceded by more potent and race-ready models. Yet that switch in focus means the Turbo has now become a viable everyday supercar - and for that reason we think it could be the best 911 currently on sale.

I'm unemployed so moved to find work. I notified my insurers Close Brothers and my broker and was charged £40. But two unexplained payments have also been taken from my bank account.

When my car insurance was due for renewal I was sent my renewal notice from the AA. However, I found a cheaper quote elsewhere and cancelled, but was then charged the full amount.

The 10 best vehicles sold at the Goodwood Revival auction

As far as eclectic car auctions go, last weekend's Bonhams sale at the Goodwood Revival had one of the best arrays of assorted automobiles we've seen this year. It had everything from pre-war endurance racers to iconic 80s Group B rally cars as well as hugely collectible classics and an amphibious military vehicle.

Intel Labs and Darmstadt University are using Grand Theft Auto V to teach self-object recognition. An algorithm pulls landscapes and manoeuvre data from the game, which is fed to the driverless cars.

Sixty-six new 66-plate cars you can buy with 0% finance 

September is one of two bumper months for car sales with new vehicle registrations soaring on the back of the arrival of a number number plate. And the vast majority of these are bought on some form of finance - 85 per cent says the FLA .Here are 66 cars you can spread payments with and have no interest to pay, including, left to right, top, Honda Civic, Mazda 2, Renault Captur, inset, Citroen Cactus, Peugeot 5008, bottom, Nissan Juke, MG GS, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV.

Engineers and designers at Land Rover conscripted kids for their new Discovery's planning and testing stage, to see if it how it would cope with the likely hammering.

Safety pioneer Volvo's new V90 estate and S90 saloon are fitted as standard with a remarkable new 'pilot assist' feature, which takes over the car's steering, braking and acceleration.

We test the Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight: It has its flaws but you love it

The Harley shudders like a pneumatic drill and has suspension so firm that you'll need your orthopaedist on speed dial, so could it win Rob Hull over in three months?

Figures from the Ministry of Justice have revealed that 6,592 disqualified drivers were caught behind the wheel in England and Wales in 2015 but some were fined paltry amounts for driving illegally.

Experts warn that classic car and supercar prices are coming down

Those who ploughed money into supercars and the top of the classic car market have made handsome returns in recent years, but insiders now say the collectible car market is coming off the boil. The classic car market famously collapsed in the early 90s, with cars like the Ferrari F40 falling in value. Insiders said this won't happen this time around but warn that values have hit a ceiling.

Britain's 'merry-go-round' compensation culture for whiplash claims is adding around £93 a year to people's motoring insurance premiums, research from Aviva shows.

A survey says 43% of drivers 'don't appear to think twice' about handing over their car keys at a garage, airport parking,  car-wash or valet, but cloning thefts should make them think twice.

The rare 8,000-mile Datsun 260Z 'barn-find' in fantastic condition

In many cases the term 'barn find' describes a model of significant worth, hidden away and neglected for years, potentially subjected to the elements and sometimes occupied by a family of wild animals during years without use. However, after 21 years in storage, this 1978 Datsun 260Z looks to be in incredible condition and it's tipped to fetch £22,000 at auction.

A reader arrived in the US after a nine hour flight only to be told the Ford Focus he and his family had booked was not available. Avis offered an upgrade instead. Only Mr Turnbull thought it would be free.

Sources say that French firm Renault's Chief Competitiveness Officer Thierry Bollore told a meeting that he doubted whether diesel engines would survive following the Volkswagen scandal.

Meet the OX: World's first flatpack vehicle can be built in 12 hours

Three people can put together the OX in 12 hours using all the parts which are packed together - many inside one another - in a clever compact kit form. It is designed to bring more transport to Africa and expected to cost between £10,000 and £15,000. The innovative British vehicle has been created by F1 and supercar designer Prof Gordon Murray in conjunction with entrepreneur, philanthropist and former pilot Sir Torquil Norman.

In the unlikely event that friends drop by unexpectedly and you need to swiftly re-configure the seating in your car to accommodate them all, Land Rover now has the smart answer.

The most fuel-efficient car tested is the Vauxhall Astra 1.6 CDTi 110 Ecoflex, which returned 56.3mpg. Even this, though, is a long way short of the 83.1mpg the official figures say you'll get.

The best discounts on a new car

Motor dealers absolutely adore this time of year as people flock through the door to put a deposit on a car adorned with the latest number. But that doesn't mean the salesman has to be in the position of strength when it comes to negotiating the price you pay. We've teamed up with car buying site CarWow to tell you which models have the biggest savings.

Stereotypically, the idea of being a company owner is conjured up with images of a high-powered lifestyle, yet the reality is often very different, according to a new report.

Land Rover released front-on images of the more rounded and streamlined Discovery ahead of its official world premier on the eve of the Paris Motor Show

The 5 best small cars with automatic gearboxes

Back in the day, automatic gearboxes were the preserve of big cars with big engines. But these days, you can get them in more or less every segment of the market. Here are the best choices.

There are fewer things in this world more British than the Spitfire and Aston Martin. And now you can have the two combined with this £180,000 model built to commemorate the iconic fighter plane.

With over 60,000 sales last year alone, it will take a lot to dethrone the Nissan Qashqai from the peak of the compact family SUV sector. Do these two latest pretenders have what it takes to steal the title?

Renault has a heritage of ballistically quick Clios, dating back to 1993 when the Williams F1 team created a sports-car-terrifying hot-hatch. We test the latest, the 220 Trophy.

From any angle the DB11 displays gorgeous proportions and a beautiful but faintly menacing stance that says 'don't mess with me.' We put it to the test.

Lamborghini reveals extreme £2million 760bhp Centenario Roadster

Just 20 of these open-top missiles will be made, all featuring a 6.5-litre V12 motor. But you might as well hang up on your account manager now because Lamborghini has already sold them all. If that's the case, you might want to consider a Ford GT - the carmaker has promised to double production of its 600bhp supercar to appease the massive demand for the vehicle.

This second-generation Panamera is new. Not as in 'tweaked a bit new' but 'new chassis, new engines, new transmission and everything else new'. Is it enough to make it the ideal school-run weapon?

We said it could be the most stunning cars ever built when it was revealed in June, but just two months after the gorgeous Vanquish Zagato hit our screens Aston Martin's already outdone itself.

They might be based on the same platform, but the Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider are no mere exercise in badge engineering. They are, however, quite similarly priced. So which is best?

Unveiled at the iconic British carmaker's Gaydon headquarters today, the extreme AM-RB 001 is said to be capable of lapping Silverstone in the same time as an F1 car.

10 common cars from the 70s and 80s that are now almost extinct

They were the among the most-derided of their eras, but could now be a fantastic investment due to their rarity. Cars such as the Austin Metro, Morris Marina and Ford Sierra, that once dominated Britain's streets and driveways until relatively recently are now on the verge of extinction, according to classic car insurance specialist ClassicLine. The firm has now kickstarted a campaign to save a number of cars that were once responsible for transporting a nation, even if they were mocked by some users.

'It's only E-Type Jaguars and Sebastian Coe that make me feel proud to be British today'. Boycie's words from the series hit are even more fitting with the Rio Olympics closing a week before the auction.

We've teamed up with the review team at AutoCar magazine to list the worst seven motors of the last two decades - those that are better off destined for the crusher than a classic car collection.

There were some extremely deep pockets in California at the weekend. That's because two iconic cars set new records as the most expensive British and American motors of all time.

There's a good reason why former 1920s RAF base Bicester Heritage looks like a historic motoring fan's idea of heaven, it's a classic car business centre dreamt up by one.

How to invest in classic cars: From buying at auction to funds

Classic cars have been one of the best performing alternative assets in the past year and going back further than that. So could you accelerate your wealth with one? The returns can be miles ahead of shares and property, but this is a high risk investment where prices are already riding high.

Identifying which cars will become modern classics sky-rocketing in value is something of an art form but, as the owner of this French hot hatch will tell you, it pays off when you get it right.

A sister car to this one runner-up in the 1957 24 Hours of Le Mans is up for auction in America this weekend with an estimation of $25million. That makes this a very expensive flying lap.

Under all this Aston Martin's flaking paint is a post-war endurance racer that's been almost untouched since it last completed a 24-hour marathon almost 70 years ago.

A drop top gives any car added glamour but not just any convertible will do. If you appreciate passion over practicality, we have picked five of the not so usual suspects.

How to get the cheapest car insurance: Ten tips for cheaper car cover

One in three motorists pay over the odds for their car insurance - and the worst thing you can do is simply renew. We reveal ten tips to get the cheapest car insurance deal and show you the places to go to compare car cover and potentially save hundreds of pounds.



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