News

06/12/2016
A new law comes into force in Scotland on Monday banning smoking in cars when children are present, as part of the government's plans for a "tobacco-free generation".

Test Drive

12/10/2016
The all-conquering Toyota marks its 50th birthday in November and while it is the undisputed best seller of all time, it will need to stay on sale another 40 years if it wants any chance of breaking the record for the oldest car nameplate still in production. Here's a breakdown of the oldies but goodies in automobiles.

Practical tips

16/11/2016
Richer, more detailed and more localised, ViaMichelin’s traffic updates now offer more extensive geographic coverage and richer real-time news feeds.

Travel routes

09/12/2015
Between Nice and Menton the mountains plunge sharply down to the sea. Running along these heights are three famous routes: the Grande Corniche, the Moyenne Corniche and the Basse Corniche. The first affords the most stunning views, climbing to 1,476ft/450m. The second offers beautiful vistas along the shore; while the third provides access to the coastal resorts.