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    ETC: UK woman has failed driver's test 110 times at a cost of over $5,000
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    In America, a driver's test seems almost like a formality. Can you park? Can you parallel park? Can you navigate down a road without hitting/killing any other cars, people, animals, houses, buildings, street signs or yourself? Yes, yes and yes? Congratulations, you're licensed to drive. Things ...

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    Report: Top Gear in hot water after staging crash at scene of fatal accident
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    The guys from UK's Top Gear just can't seem to stay out of trouble, especially main host Jeremy Clarkson. Usually, it's the things that come out of their mouths that cause controversy, like the two recent accusations of using racial slurs. However, the show's latest problem came not from what was ...

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    Report: England opening first pub at highway rest stop this week [w/poll]
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    64 percent of the British public opposes the pub opening, according to a report from the RAC. The United Kingdom, regularly skewered by the lads at Top Gear for an obsession with health and safety, is doing something that strikes us as very unsafe - allowing a pub to open in a motorway rest ...

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    Report: 1,000s of UK speeders to get out of tickets because signs were in wrong font?
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    How's this for a technicality? According to a report from The Telegraph, thousands of speeding tickets issued to drivers over the last six years while traveling on a portion of the M42 motorway west of Coventry may not actually be liable for their fines. Why? Apparently, a series of signs showing ...

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    Study: New UK study suggests women better drivers than men
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    Now there's proof that women are the superior drivers. A new study released recently by Carrentals UK, suggest that women are superior drivers after interviewing more than 700 people. "While men would like to believe they are better than women behind the steering wheel, it is clear to see that ...

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    Video: What 60 Ferrari F40s look (and sound) like
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    It isn't clear if Ferrari's London office was able to marshal a record-breaking 1,000 prancing horses for this year's Silverstone Classic, but there was another record broken: 60 F40s in one place lapping the Silverstone track on the supercar's 25th anniversary. You'll find a video below from ...

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    Video: Watch someone survive being ejected through a sunroof in a rollover
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    Every once in a while, we see a video that defies explanation, and this is definitely one of those times. Scroll down to watch security camera footage of a young man in England who might be the luckiest individual on earth. Los Angeles' KTLA5 reports that a man and his girlfriend were having a ...

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    Official: Bentley helps celebrate 175 years of Crewe
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    Certain locations are inexorably intertwined with the cars produced there - so much so that we use the city's name to refer to the automakers that call it home. Maranello is synonymous with Ferrari. Dearborn with Ford. Wolfsburg with Volkswagen. And Crewe with Bentley. The British automaker has ...

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    Report: Government warning sparks fuel-buying surge in UK
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    The UK is currently experiencing a run on fuel after a government minister warned citizens to stock up ahead of a possible strike by British fuel tanker drivers. Despite the fact that a strike is anything but certain, and must also be preceded by a week-long warning period, Britain's Petrol ...

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    Official: Jaguar Heritage hosting Swallow-to-Jaguar 90th Anniversary Tour
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    Long before Jaguar was a five-time Le Mans victor instantly associated with the Leaper icon and cars like the the E-Type, it was Swallow Sidecar, making hexagonal outriders like the one pictured above. When the company got into automobile production it maintained the name Swallow and produced ...

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    Video: Translogic circles back to check out the YikeBike
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    We've seen a lot of motorized bicycles over the years, but none look quite like the YikeBike. It looks like a miniature nineteenth century Penny Farthing bike that has no pedals and a backwards handle bar. But once you go beyond the looks of the YikeBike, the engineering is pretty ...

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    Official: Chrysler signs on as Official Car of the NFL... in the UK?
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    Football is big in the UK, but when the Brits talk about football, they're referring to what we call soccer. Even so, American football has its fans in Great Britain, and not just when Peter Griffin got traded from the New England Patriots to the London Silly-Nannies or when the Marines stationed ...

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    CPP moving in at former Jaguar plant at Browns Lane
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    There are certain locations that, as you might have noticed on these pages, denote the automakers that are based there. Maranello, for example, is synonymous with Ferrari. Auburn Hills is Chrysler central. Molsheim has long been Bugatti's spiritual home. But what about Coventry? Historically the ...

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    Video: England presents the world's most exciting traffic jam
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    When you put on a car show, you can expect a little bit of traffic as people rumble into the appointed lot when the gates open. When your car show is called the Wilton House Classic Rendezvous and Supercar Day, you might expect a few more folks to show up. That's just the case here, for the third ...

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    Video: Crazy hit-and-run on UK police car captured by dashcam
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    Police in Surrey, England had a close call recently. A driver in a BMW ran what looks to be a roadblock, striking a Volvo police car before coming to a stop against a traffic barrier. An officer standing at the rear of the patrol vehicle was also struck and thrown as a result of the collision. ...

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    2011 British Grand Prix brings the circus back home to Silverstone [spoilers]
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    Unlike racing series such as IndyCar or Le Mans, the Formula One championship isn't built around any specific race. But even though each grand prix carries the same weight in the standings, some are, symbolically speaking, more important than others. While Monaco is clearly the most exciting, ...

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    British political coup unearthed as "Project Volvo"
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    A plan recently unearthed to de-seat the former British prime minister has got Volvo all in a tizzy. And it all comes down to image. Until just over a year ago, Gordon Brown (pictured above) was the British prime minister. That was before his Labour government was defeated by David Cameron's ...

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    Report: London Mayor Boris Johnson hits Obama's motorcade with congestion charge
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    Rules are rules, and they apply equally to everyone – including the President of the United States. Especially when he's on foreign soil. After President Barack Obama's famous Cadillac limousine – known as The Beast – got stuck exiting the US embassy in Dublin, it was shipped ...

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    Where big cats are made: A photo tour of Jaguar's Castle Bromwich plant
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    A photo tour of Jaguar's Castle Bromwich factory – Click above for high-res image gallery
    All Jaguars, whether steel or aluminum, are fashioned in one place: Castle Bromwich in the West Midlands of England. The factory complex originally made RAF Spitfires and Lancaster bombers for World ...

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    How Jeremy Clarkson could rocket into UK politics - in spite of himself
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    Could Jeremy Clarkson find himself in a position of real power? Not of the MOAR variety, but rather of a political nature. If the British public gets its way, then anything is possible. His strongest supporters have always wanted to push Clarkson into the political arena. Only now they may be able ...

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