Monday, June 29, 2020

Researchers print graphene sensors to monitor food safety

Researchers at Iowa State University have developed a low cost printable graphene-based sensor that can be used to detect the presence of bacteria...

Used car buying guide: Land Rover Discovery 3

■ Gearbox: Any clutch slip in a manual car...

Inside the industry: car makers and retailers have a love-hate relationship

There's a saying that business without tension isn’t really business, the implication being that if you’re not fighting someone, capitalism is about to...

McDonald's to install electric car charge points at UK sites

Customers will be given the chance to power up their cars in the car parks of McDonald’s drive-thrus after the fast food...

Volkswagen ID 3 R: electric hot hatch tipped for 2024 launch

A free software update will be offered once the...

Under the skin: EVs are already helping to charge our grid

Manufacturers have been talking about vehicle-to-grid (V2G) transfer of energy since the fledgling days of EVs but, back in the day, it sounded...

Analysis: Volkswagen's new software challenges

The software that the group develops will extend far...

Audi e-tron: driving the first all-electric Audi

The Audi e-tron is Audi's first all-electric car and it follows in the footsteps of the rest of the range in terms of...

Review: Subaru e-XV

LifestyleCarsTested this week is Subaru’s first move into hybrid power. The point about hybrid-engined cars is to get more economy, better emissions and...

West Surrey Racing: the team behind BMW's BTCC success

The drivers helped, with Bennetts saying that Turkington and...

How to design a car, according to Autocar's in-house artist

Using more layers, I’ll start to design the highlights....

New Mini Convertible is Jamaica bobsleigh team’s training kit of choice

IS this the script for Cool Runnings 2? It could well be. 4Jamaica's bobsled duo push a Mini convertible during lockdown to train for Winter...

1972 Datsun 240Z Sells at Auction for $110,240 as BaT Sells to Hearst Autos

It’s time for another week’s roundup of Bring a Trailer auctions, and the big news this week is that BaT has been sold...

Hatch match: 2020 Volkswagen Golf vs. Ford Focus

This Golf’s ride is certainly firmer than that of...

My life in 12 cars: Citroen design boss Pierre Leclercq

Leclercq first saw this beautiful, butterfly-door sports car concept...

These Fantastic Archival MG Photos Remind Us Why British Cars Are So Charming

We’ve daydreamed lately about classic cars, even more so than usual. Whether it’s just summertime wistfulness or the siren’s call of Bring a...

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA 250: Now We Know How Much It Costs

The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class gets a major overhaul for 2021 that sees new technology and fresh looks grace the smallest crossover in the three-pointed...

Driven: The 2020 Mazda CX-30 Premium AWD Is a Crossover You Should Consider

Prediction: After years of SUV atomization, with virtually every auto marque filling every segment and then some with tall, AWD-optional wagons masquerading as...

Britain’s Answer to the VW Camper Van Is Adorably Bizarre

Take a charming old van, add a pop-top roof and some period-correct patterned curtains, and the mental image you’ll almost certainly have is...

Carmakers slip further from compliance with upcoming EU CO2 goals

By Kate Abnett(Reuters) - Carbon dioxide emissions from new cars in Europe rose for a third year running in 2019, provisional data from...

Global Electric Vehicle Components Market By Component, By Vehicle Type, By End User, By...

Global Electric Vehicle Components Market By Component (Battery Pack; Electric Motor; Controller; Vehicle Interface Control Module; Others), By Vehicle Type (Electric Passenger Car;...

BeamNG.drive: The Driving Simulator For the Rest of Us

I remember the first time I played Papyrus’ NASCAR Racing in 1994 and discovered that if I crashed my car into something, it...

Aston Martin issues new shares in fundraising drive

Aston Martin will issue new shares worth around 20% of its existing capital as part of a series of measures to raise about...

The Maserati GranTurismo: History, Photos, Specifications

Maserati GranTurismo Essential History Following the brand’s split from Ferrari to join the Fiat/Alfa Romeo grouping within the Fiat Group in 2005, Maserati was...

Future Polestar vehicles will feature Waymo self-driving technology

Polestar has formed a strategic partnership with Waymo, which will see the Swedish car maker’s cars fitted with its American partner’s self-driving...

Friday Fix: Autocar's best of the week

It has been said by some that every true...

BMW works council backs electric-only platform-report

BERLIN (Reuters) - BMW <BMWG.DE> should shift course and establish a technology platform just for electric cars, moving away from developing cars that...

Self-powered MC-TENG device aims foil forest fires

Researchers have developed MC-TENG, a remote forest fire detection and alarm system powered by the movement of the trees. The new device generates electrical...

Walney installs its first EV chargepoint

WEST Point House has claimed the title of the...