Monday, January 20, 2020

Under the skin: The quest for perfection in EV battery tech

Not long ago, big powertrain news involved the launch of new engine plants like JLR’s Engine Manufacturing Centre. Now the attention has switched...

US Authorities to Investigate Tesla Vehicles Over Sudden Acceleration Complaints

On Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it will review a petition to examine 500,000 Tesla vehicles over a number...

Bugatti's boss on Chiron variants, profitability and autonomous cars

The industry is incredibly fast-paced right now, but does Bugatti operate...

In pursuit of 800mph: How Bloodhound aims to break the land speed record

Which brings me to the second thing you might note about...

Ford Puma’s megabox boot doubles up as everything from an aquarium to an ice...

WEE Jimmy wins a goldfish at a fair. But there’s a problem . . . the war on plastic means he’s going to struggle...

Elon Musk set to cash in at Tesla as deliveries and shares soar

One of the options on a fully loaded Tesla is “ludicrous mode”, a setting offering a 0-60mph acceleration time of 2.8 seconds for...

Autocar's guide to the best things to do in 2020

Enter a road-car based AutoSolo Motorsport has never been so simple –...

Autocar's guide to what will happen in 2020

Aston Martin DBX will be a huge success Let’s make no bones...

Learn to Speak EV: Electric Cars Explained for Gearheads

The time is upon us: The electric cars cometh. It's inexorable, so like it or lump it, it's time to figure them out....

NHTSA to launch an investigation into an issue of unintended acceleration in Tesla vehicles

According to an announcement on Friday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) declared having received a petition that highlights an issue of abrupt unintended acceleration...

GMC’s CarbonPro Carbon-Fiber Bed Takes Hurricane-Force Beating in New Ad

Carbon fiber is strong and lightweight, making it a favored component in race cars and exotic road vehicles, and GMC is out to...

Tesla Being Investigated Over Alleged Unintended Acceleration Issue

The U.S. government is looking into claims that certain Tesla vehicles suffer a defect that can cause sudden unintended acceleration. According to a...

2020 Nissan Maxima SR is Still a Sporty Surprise

The most recent Nissan Maxima has been around since 2015, and now, about five years into its life, Nissan crafted a good old...

First Dodge Viper Ever Built Sells for Big Bucks

First-generation Dodge Vipers have been on our short list for budget performance cars for years now. With solid examples of the early Viper...

Motor racing: Oil giants find fresh focus in all-electric Formula E

By Alan BaldwinLONDON (Reuters) - Oil giants familiar to fans of fossil-fuelled Formula One are finding a new focus for their energies in...

Peugeot 508 Hybrid 225 GT 2020 review

Perhaps the more salient figure is the electric-only range, of 33-39 miles. Again, a little optimistic, but even if it’s closer to the 30-mile...

The best and worst selling cars of 2019 – Axon's Automotive Anorak

The overall British new car market fell to a seven year low in 2019 of 2.3 million units, with registrations down by 2.4...

Volkswagen T-Roc R 2020 UK review

We’ve driven this car before, in the sunny south of France; waterlogged Welsh roads feel a more representative test of its capabilities.  First, though, you...

Drivers could now reduce their back pain with shape-shifting seat that tricks brain into...

UK DRIVERS could soon ease their back pain with a shape-shifting seat that tricks the brain into thinking you're walking. The technology aims to...

Jeep Gladiator 2020 video review: How good off-road is the new Jeep pickup?

For decades since the 1940s, Jeep made a pickup truck. And then, all of a sudden in the early 1990s, it didn't.  But...

The Volvo S80 V8 is One of the Coolest Volvos We’ve Ever Driven

No other automaker has metamorphosed quite like Volvo. The Swedish marque's slow crawl from building rugged utilitarian boxes to languishing under Ford turned...

US agency examining claims of unintended acceleration involving Tesla vehicles

The US government’s vehicle safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla’s electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate on their...

US agency examining Tesla unintended acceleration complaint

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicles can suddenly accelerate...

New baby Tesla previewed in official design sketch

Tesla has revealed plans to build a new design studio/research and development centre in China. This design sketch was released as part...

Wireless electric car charging trial for taxis launched

Taxi drivers in Nottingham are set to benefit from wireless charging, after the Department for Transport announced a £3.4 million trial of...

UK In 2019: new plug-in electric car registered every seven minutes

The UK now has more than a quarter of a million of plug-ins (over 72,000 added in 2019) and over 29,000 charging points.Go...

Incredible Roadster convertible owned by Roy Orbison could be yours for just £20,000

A STUNNING convertible owned by legendary singer Roy Orbison is expected to sell for just £20,000 when it goes under the hammer. The 1970...

Tesla previews small electric car for China

Tesla has shown a design sketch of a small car for China and revealed that it's looking to set up a design and research facility in...

Stable lithium could lead to new class of neutron detectors

Lithium has been successfully integrated into a semiconductor to potentially create a new class of neutron detectors for applications including the sensing of...