Monday, October 21, 2019

New technology drives new fire prevention solutions

STI Marine's steel collar was adapted to the large diameters of the GRE pipes used for scrubbers after a request from Carnival Cruise...

Morgan Stanley says it's too easy to own a Tesla now and that's hurting...

Tesla's increasing production rate and active resale market may be hurting the brand's appeal and diminish demand for its cars, Morgan Stanley said...

Having a messy interior or parking with straight wheels could be putting your car...

THE rate of car theft is on the rise in the UK, with crooks now able to take your motor in as little...

Analysis: Just how green are electric vehicles?

Another crucial aspect of the lifetime CO2 footprint of EVs is...

Older cars to pay Edinburgh city centre levy under low emission zone plans

Older cars will have to pay to get into Edinburgh city centre under plans aimed at cleaning up the capital’s air. ...

AAA study finds Americans are warming to electric vehicles, but most aren't ready to...

Americans aren't ready to buy electric vehicles and don't think their neighbors are either, according to a new study by AAA.That said, as...

New DVSA service allows drivers to print off MoT certificates at home

Drivers can now print their MoT certificates at home, thanks to a new service being offered by the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle...

Tata denies it is trying to sell Jaguar Land Rover to France's PSA

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors has been forced to deny that it is on the verge of selling the British luxury car...

Axon's Automotive Anorak: Plastic fantastic – 70 years of fiberglass cars!

The car production benefits GRP offered, be it for low-volume specialist self-build cars or mass-built components, quickly spread around...

Mitsubishi calls for plug-in hybrid grant to be reinstated

Mitsubishi is leading calls for the UK government to revive its axed financial incentive scheme for buyers of plug-in hybrid vehicles.  The Japanese car...

Matt Prior: why drive a supercar on the road?

Take the acceleration. A supercar has got loads of it –...

Do you know which of these cars this lorry driver can see? Quiz question...

EVERY driver should know to check their blind spot before making a turn or changing lanes. But how often do you think about the...

BP Chargemaster to install superfast electric car charger network

BP Chargemaster, the UK’s largest provider of electric car charge points, has announced that it will commence installing 400 150kW superfast chargepoints...

Opinion: How the Volkswagen ID 3 got its name

For one, internally Volkswagen uses the number 3 to classify Golf-sized hatchbacks. And the firm claims that 3 also stands for the third...

VW’S Grand California sleeps four comfortably and comes with that all-important toilet and shower

THANKS to the strangulated crooning of The Eagles, we’ve all heard of the Hotel California. And a quick Google search reveals you can find...

Aquaporins inspire graphene-oxide membrane

Nanoscale water channels found in nature have provided the inspiration at KAUST for a graphene-oxide-based membrane that rapidly separates chemical mixtures. Solutions of organic...

Dealers achieve fastest used car sales of the year to date in April

Dealers sold used cars faster in April than any other month in 2019. A Market View report from Motors.co.uk shows that used cars were...

Electric car charging in the UK: Prices, networks, charger types and top tips

ELECTRIC cars have long faced two key problems, that of a limited range and a lack of places to charge. Electric car ranges...

AI helps marine ecologists study deep-sea species

A new study has examined how computer vision and AI can be used to identify deep-sea creatures from images captured by autonomous underwater...

Speed limits could soon be slashed to 20mph in all residential areas in Wales

SPEED limits could soon be reduced to 20mph in all Welsh residential areas. The First Minister of Wales, Labour’s Mark Drakeford, announced yesterday the...

Piech announces plans for upcoming all-electric four-seater GT-4 and GT-X SUV

Piech, the all-electric Swiss start-up brand behind the Mark Zero concept, has released some design sketches and performance specs for its forthcoming...

New 2019 Honda Jazz to get hybrid powertrain

The next generation Honda Jazz will feature a hybrid powertrain, borrowing technology from the CR-V hybrid. These recent spy shots show the forthcoming...

Mercedes-Benz GLE 2019 UK review

What's it like? That engine lends what is now quite a large SUV (it’s just under 5m long, and weighs close to 2.2 tonnes)...

PSA looking to buy Jaguar Land Rover, say reports

Jaguar Land Rover could be bought by French carmaker Groupe PSA, the parent company of Peugeot, Citroen and Vauxhall/Opel, according to reports.A...

James Dyson: why we’re building an electric car

What led you to your car’s unique proportions? "It’s all about efficiency....

Sales slump again for struggling Jaguar Land Rover

Total sales were down 13.3 per cent on April 2018 at 39,185 vehicles. The new figures come as Indian owner Tata...

Documents suggest sale of Jaguar Land Rover to PSA is 'imminent'

Leaked information suggests a sale of struggling Jaguar Land Rover to French automotive group PSA could be imminent. It is understood...

Dyson patents reveal plans for electric car with off-road potential

The first drafts of Dyson’s closely guarded electric car designs have emerged, showing a vehicle with unusual proportions that could be used off-road. The...

Autonomous Ride-Hailing Is Here: Lyft to Offer Waymo Cars in Phoenix

Google’s self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber....