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  • Why don't electric cars look like the future?

    Why don't electric cars look like the future?

    Electric cars were supposed to be the future – or at least look like it. So now they’re here, why do they still look like ordinary petrol and diesel cars and not dazzling props from a science fiction film. Before they hit the market and became...

  • Little red number

    Little red number

    In the 1960s, many Maltese motor racing enthusiasts used to flock to the Targa Florio car race, rally and hill climb events held in the mountains of Sicily near Palermo. A few of them even took part in the activities, but most went to watch in awe...

  • Drive appeal

    Drive appeal

    Volvo Cars, the premium carmaker, has further expanded its line-up of SUVs with the launch of its new XC40 small premium SUV in Milan, Italy. At the same time as it introduces the XC40, Volvo Cars also reinvents the traditional model of car...

  • In full control

    In full control

    So here it is – the all-new BMW M5. Following in the footsteps of some of the best-regarded super-saloons ever made, this latest four-door powerhouse has got a tougher job than ever to remain top of the pile thanks to some hugely capable...

  • Hydrogen-powered trains set for German tracks in 2021

    Hydrogen-powered trains set for German tracks in 2021

    Rail passengers in northern Germany will be able to travel on the world's first hydrogen-powered trains in four years' time. French engineering giant Alstom has signed an agreement to deliver 14 fuel-cell trains to LNVG, a rail company in...

  • Road safety trip campaign for children launched

    Road safety trip campaign for children launched

    Primary school children will have the opportunity to travel on a bus to learn about how to use public transport safely in a road safety trip campaign launched today. The campaign was launched by Malta Public Transport, in collaboration with...

  • Thrills and spills at Mdina Grand Prix

    Thrills and spills at Mdina Grand Prix

    Mdina’s famed silence was shattered yesterday during the close of the four-day Malta Classic event, which culminated with the Mdina Grand Prix. Locals and tourists alike gathered round the fortifications of the old capital to catch a glimpse of...

  • Japan trials driverless cars to keep rural elderly on the move

    Japan trials driverless cars to keep rural elderly on the move

    As the annual rice harvest begins this month in the Japanese town of Nishikata, the combines that usually putter along the sleepy roads lining its rice fields are giving way to a vehicle residents have never before seen, a driverless shuttle...

  • Cars in the capital

    Cars in the capital

    John Saliba has translated his passion for vintage cars into an attractive collection and a beautiful event in the capital, Joseph Busuttil from the Old Motors Club says. On a sunny Sunday last April, the historic grounds around Hastings Gardens...

  • Watch: Shocking footage aims to discourage mobile phone use at the wheel

    Watch: Shocking footage aims to discourage mobile phone use at the wheel

    UK police have issued distressing footage of a devastating crash which wiped out many members of a family, using it to warn drivers against using their mobile phones while driving. The crash happened last year when a trailer driver crashed into a...

  • Online portal for car owners, buyers

    Online portal for car owners, buyers

    The one-stop-shop concept of Motors Inc. Ltd – importers of vehicle brands of Alfa Romeo, Fiat, Fiat Professional, Hyundai, Iveco, Jeep, Kia and Opel – is now online at motorsinc.com.mt. The comprehensive digital platform offers users a...

  • Audi convertible used by Diana set to be auctioned

    Audi convertible used by Diana set to be auctioned

    A dark green convertible Audi used by Diana, Princess of Wales, is expected to fetch up to £80,000 at auction. Diana was loaned the A4 Cabriolet 2.3E for personal use as a family car in 1994 and ferried Princes William and Harry around in it...

  • Tourists drive to Malta from Britain in 71-year-old car

    Tourists drive to Malta from Britain in 71-year-old car

    Not many British tourists arrive in Malta in their own car. Fewer still come here with a car that is 71 years old. Briton Peter Sprot was one such visitor. He arrived here in an MG TC built in 1946, and immediately felt at home, striking up...

  • Richard Hammond jokes he is not dead after car crash

    Richard Hammond jokes he is not dead after car crash

    Richard Hammond has joked "I'm not dead" as he apologised to his wife and children after his car crashed and burst into flames while filming The Grand Tour. Speaking in a video from his hospital bed in Switzerland, the former Top Gear host...

  • Watch: First edition of The Hunt comes to successful close

    Watch: First edition of The Hunt comes to successful close

    A total of 22 cars took part in the first edition of The Hunt, a Times of Malta motoring event for treasure hunt aficionados. Participants collected their instruction sheets from the Progress Press printing facility in Mrieħel and were given three...

  • 'The Hunt' successfully concluded

    'The Hunt' successfully concluded

    Updated on Sunday am A number of cars yesterday took part in the Times of Malta Motoring treasure hunt 'The Hunt'. Participants met at Progress Press in Mrieħel at 4pm, finishing their hunt at Kind’s Showroom in Mosta Road, Lija, at around...

  • The colours of performance

    The colours of performance

    Silver, red and black are the colours of Audi Sport – and of the new special edition R8 Coupé model bearing its name. Along with specific components in the cockpit and body, the colours heighten the car’s motorsport feeling. Audi unveiled the...

  • Cleaning comfort

    Upholstery and interior textiles get a lot of wear through dust, road dirt and everyday soiling. But the Sonax interior care specialists ensure comfortable seating and a pleasant atmosphere while driving. To clean your car’s interiors, first...

  • Added personality

    Added personality

    The new Hyundai i10 is a city car that feels more grown up than its size would suggest. The new i10 is all about size and ease of use – it’s a nimble car with perfect dimensions and apart from being short enough to be able to park almost anywhere,...

  • Fun in the sun

    Fun in the sun

    Summer is upon us and the Fiat 124 Spider is the ideal car for enjoying the rugged landscape of Costa Brava to the fullest, with the hood down and the wind in your hair. These feelings were captured in a exciting report taking the Fiat 124 Spider...