Tuesday, August 20, 2019

The UK hotspots where drivers use their phone behind the wheel – and the...

POLICE forces across the UK are cracking down on dangerous drivers who use their phone behind the wheel. London officers were the toughest on...

EV adoption message struggles to extend beyond fleets, survey finds

Electric vehicle (EV) adoption is still hampered by car buyers' range anxiety and charging concerns despite the Government’s recent pledge to remove BIK tax in...

Artificial compound eye makes sense of natural world

A new artificial compound eye could help scientists understand how insects sense objects at speed or be used to create 3D location systems...

Intraneural electrode stimulates light sensation for the blind

Scientists have developed OpticSELINE, a technology that could one day restore sight to the blind via an intraneural electrode that stimulates the optic...

Britain now has more electric car charging points than petrol stations

BMW i3 charging on the streetNissan research finds there are now 9,300 "charging locations" across the UK.Britain now has more public electric car...

This week’s poll: patents and innovation

Is the current system of obtaining a patent a help or a hindrance to innovation? Take Our Poll Modern patents are said to have originated...

Likely McLaren 750LT prototype tests at Nurburgring

McLaren is understood to be readying a faster, lighter ‘Long Tail’ version of the 720S for launch next year - and a new...

James Ruppert: What's the best sub-£6000 second-hand estate?

Merc C180 wagon is a posh way to carry things for £6000 All the comfort of an executive saloon with the practicality...

Diesel sales down 95% in Norway as EVs gain momentum

Sales of certain diesel models are in free-fall as Norwegians turn to Tesla and other makers of premium electric vehicles (EV), Rystad Energy...

Mechanic uses official MOT form to call customer a ‘proper c***’

A MECHANIC called a customer a “proper c***” on an MOT form. The expletive appears on a Government website in an advisory under reasons...

Baffled police pull over ‘strangest vehicle’ they’ve seen in 26 years on the M25...

THIS electric motorbike, with a body of balsa wood and duct tape, was pulled over — and found to be legal. Police stopped the...

WRC event winner Hayden Paddon launches electric rally car project

World Rally Championship event winner Hayden Paddon's team is developing a world-leading all-electric Hyundai Kona EV rally car.The car is in the design...

Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Roadster 2019 review

Save for the sudden impacts of potholes and the like, in...

Autocar confidential: Bentley blows off some steam, Nissan fights the law and more

This week, as we chat to the motoring industry's top dogs, we hear why Volvo's ready for the SUV to go out of...

Jaguar Land Rover develops advanced 3D head up display

Aside from safety, JLR also claims the displays could offer entirely unique and personal entertainment for passengers in a “fully autonomous future”. Movies,...

Mercedes spies on drivers by secretly installing tracking devices in cars and passing information...

MERCEDES has sparked a privacy row by admitting it spies on drivers with tracking devices covertly installed in its cars. The secret sensors, fitted...

Luxury supercars flock London streets as wealthy owners show off flashy wheels

WEALTHY supercar owners have taken to the streets of London to show off their flashy wheels. And an Instagram model has turned heads with...

The new 2020 Nissan Juke is coming: everything we know

Nissan’s successful Juke crossover has been on sale since 2010 and is ripe for a replacement. The firm has now told us to...

New Ford Focus RS Mountune boasts 513bhp

Mountune has just launched a pair of tuning kits for the Mk3 Ford Focus RS, with the most potent version offering a...

'Range anxiety' remains the biggest turn-off for switching to an EV

The revised BiK charges which sees zero-emission electric vehicle tax ... Further good news is that 86% of motorists surveyed said that a...

IEC 61850 Global 2019

14-18 October 2019 | London, UK Join leading specialists to tackle the latest IEC 61850 implementation challenges, including top-down design, the process bus and...

Thousands of Brits unknowingly use unlicensed driving instructors – how to spot a dodgy...

THOUSANDS of Brits are unknowingly using dodgy driving instructors when going for their licence. Taking lessons from a dodgy on-road instructor could endanger your...

Mountune Ford Focus RS pack takes hot hatch to 513bhp

Mountune has taken the Ford Focus RS to a whole new performance level with two new packages - the more powerful of them boosting the hot...

Mercedes-Benz launches A-Class and B-Class plug-in hybrids

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the first hybrid versions of its A-Class and B-Class models as it expands its electrified line-up. Available to order in the UK from early October...

Super-rare F1 lined with PURE GOLD engine bay becomes the most expensive McLaren ever...

A RARE McLaren racing car with a pure gold engine bay has sold for a whopping £16.3million. And it has become the most expensive...

First drive: Volkswagen ID Buggy concept

It successfully updates the look of the Manx with a friendly...

‘Nazi Porsche’ worth £16million fails to sell after bids start at the wrong price

A PORSCHE built in Nazi Germany has failed to sell after bids started at the wrong price. Car collectors were left stunned over the...

New Mercedes A 250 e and B 250 e plug-in hybrids revealed – pictures

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