The Boundless motoring Q&A series: episode 4

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Boundless motoring editor and BBC Top Gear expert Dan Read answers your vehicle-related queries

Whether you're passionate about motoring or just want to keep your vehicle in a well-maintained, road-legal condition for those essential journeys, our video Q&A series will ensure that you get all the information you need.

Whether you want to know about buying or selling a car, maintaining your pride and joy, the benefits of electric vehicles or the best road trips to take once lockdown restrictions have been lifted, Boundless motoring editor and BBC Top Gear expert Dan Read is here to give you the answers. 

The Boundless motoring Q&A series: episode 4

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In this episode, Dan Read replies to the following questions:


• What is the best alternative to an SUV with similar capacity? Alex

• Can you recommend a scenic road trip in the south of France? David

• What car would you invest in now that is likely to increase in value? Kate

• Will autonomous cars take over in the next 10 years? Catherine

• What should I check on my classic car before I take it out for a drive? Debbie


The Boundless motoring Q&A series: episode 3

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In this episode, Dan Read replies to the following questions:


• How much does it cost to charge an electric car? David

• What do electric vehicles feel like to someone who's never driven one? John

• Is it possible to tow a caravan with an electric car? Keith

• Is anyone adapting petrol stations to charge EVs with green energy? Joan

• How much will passengers and luggage affect an EV's range? Kate


The Boundless motoring Q&A series: episode 2

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In this episode, Dan Read replies to the following questions:


• What does the future for petrolheads look like? Shaun

• Will we be able to fit electric motors to our classic cars? Michael

• What mileage, on electric power, should my second-hand hybrid get? Alan

• What can be done to preserve the life of an older car? David

• Will driving fewer miles damage my car's diesel particulate filter? Kevin


The Boundless motoring Q&A series: episode 1

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In this episode, Dan Read replies to the following questions:


• Are short journeys enough to keep my car battery charged? Alan 

• What should I do if my MOT is due during lockdown? Nigel

• What should I do if my car is due a service during lockdown? Beverley

• What should I do if my driving licence is due to expire during lockdown? Stuart

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