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  • November 13, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    Under new plans, traffic lights could be installed across the motorway network to help ease congestion. As part of a £7 million trial, traffic lights will be set up on the link road between the M6 and M62 near Warrington, Cheshire next month. The decision was made following research that… Read More

  • November 10, 2017 - Ted Welford

    Lotus has unveiled another special edition of its Exige – the Exige Cup 430 The new special edition has a 3.5-litre supercharged V6 that has been tuned to produce 424bhp and 440Nm, yet weighs just 1,059 kg, meaning it can accelerate from 0-60mph in just 3.2 seconds and onto a… Read More

  • November 9, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    Uber has teamed up with NASA to begin the development of a flying taxi. The taxi app firm has confirmed that it is the first ever company to work alongside NASA on a programme that is related to low-altitude air space travel rather than outer space. Chief product officer Jeff… Read More

  • November 8, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    BMW has lifted the lid on its all-new M3 CS – a more aggressive and more powerful variant of the standard M3 saloon. On-board is a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged six-cylinder engine producing 454bhp, a jump of 10bhp over the standard car. From standstill to 60mph takes just 3.7 seconds – half… Read More

  • November 7, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    Scientists have discovered that sleep deprivation causes your brain cells to switch off while awake – and it could happen to you while driving. However, it also affects other aspects of your life, from forgetting where your car keys are to a lack of concentration – which could lead to… Read More

  • November 6, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    A Koenigsegg Agera RS has set a new world record with a two-way average speed of 277.9mph. This means the Swedish supercar maker has taken the title of creating the world’s fastest production car. The test was carried out on a piece of arrow-straight road that spanned no less than… Read More

  • November 3, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    Cars recalled by manufacturers and not repaired could be banned from the roads following the Vauxhall Zafira fire scandal. According to The Times, more than one million vehicles are still on UK roads despite drivers being warned about the safety of their vehicles. MPs from the Transport Select Committee have… Read More

  • November 2, 2017 - Ted Welford

    A new development for children’s automotive safety has been unveiled; the first ever airbag-fitted car seat. Maxi-Cosi has unveiled its latest forward-facing seat, the AxissFix Air i-Size. It is the first children’s car seat to feature airbags. The firm believes that this will provide major improvements to protection for a… Read More

  • November 1, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    As the colder weather closes in, motoring experts Venson Automotive Solutions has revealed its top tips to stay safe on the roads, with help from the Department of Transport (DfT). They advise you check your car before each journey, making sure that the tyres have plenty of tread and the… Read More

  • October 31, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    Across the world the idea of a drive-through has become very common, especially for fast food. Now though a funeral parlour in Japan has taken it to a different level by offering drive-through funerals. The South Ueda Palace of Rest will open later this year, and will offer the country’s… Read More

  • October 30, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    Hyundai’s subsidiary car parts company Hyundai Mobis has become the first manufacturer to create an airbag for glass sunroofs. The South Korean automaker has said its latest airbag system helps prevent injury from a person being thrown as the car overturns either onto its side or roof. It also shields… Read More

  • October 27, 2017 - Aidan Rennie-Jones

    The clock change signalling the end of Daylight Saving is linked to a rise in the number of car accidents, according to new research. Insurance black box provider Insure the Box analysed 18,000 accident claims from October and November over a five-year period from 2012 to 2017, and found the… Read More

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