John Redfern

U.S. Editor with a love of all things Americana. Woodgrain-clad station wagons and ridiculous muscle cars a speciality.

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How to secure your car with an OBD port locking device

Criminals are consistently using high-tech equipment to steal cars. This is how to stop your On-Board Diagnostics port being exploited.

How to move over safely for emergency vehicles

Driving with blue lights gives the emergency services exemption from certain parts of the Highway Code. We explain the rules.

When will the right-hand-drive Chevrolet Corvette be on sale?

Expectations are high for the first Corvette to be sold in RHD form. But how much longer do UK buyers need to wait for the mid-engined C8?

New Toyota GR Yaris comes in shrunken R/C form

Tamiya’s 1/10 scale radio-controlled model looks exactly like the real thing, but with a substantially more affordable price tag

Why driving through puddles risks a fine or licence points

Splashing through standing water to soak pedestrians could cost you money – and lead to points on your driving licence. We explain the rules.

Just one in six councils have on-street EV charging points

Research undertaken by the AA finds that some local authorities have also used government grant money to fund off-street charging instead

Yes, Tesla Tequila is actually a real drink

Elon Musk originally mentioned the spirit as an April Fool’s Day joke in 2018. Now it has become a reality.

How lockdown could affect your car insurance

New national coronavirus restrictions across England can affect your car insurance in a number of ways. We explain the latest rules.

Here are the most common motoring offences committed by young drivers

Data reveals how many drivers aged between 16 and 25 committed driving offences last year, and how likely they are to reoffend.

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The best motorsport face masks

With face masks and coverings are now an essential purchase due to Covid-19. Add a racing flavour with these motorsport masks

Your full guide to the 2020 British Touring Car Championship

Before all the action starts again this weekend, check out our preview of the 2020 Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship

This bespoke Tesla Model S Shooting Brake is now for sale

Created for Dutch car collector Floris de Raadt, the Tesla Model SB was custom designed to be the ultimate electric wagon.

Live by a noisy road? Here’s how Highways England might pay for sound insulation

Those in special areas may be eligible for measures to reduce road noise

The biggest and most flamboyant American cars

We reveal the 21 longest American cars from the ‘land yacht’ era of the 1960s through to the early 1980s