The ECJ gender directive, which banned insurers from using gender as a factor when calculating car insurance costs, came into effect at the end of December last year and saw some significant shifts in premium prices for both men and women. But, when it comes down to it, are male and female motorists really all created equal? This summer the MoneySuperMarket car park was turned into a battle ground so we could find out. The men and women of the UK’s number one comparison site went head-to-head to find out who was number one when it came to all things car related. We devised a number of tasks that would take into account car maintenance, fuel economy and driving ability. So were the men really kings of the road or did the women prove to be goddesses of the highway?