Tuesday, May 26, 2020

EV drivers returning to the road as lockdown eased in England

Electric vehicle drivers are gradually returning to the road following the lessening of lockdown restrictions in England, according to analysis of data from...

Inside dubious driver David Beckham’s ‘£3million’ car collection, from sleek convertibles to armour-plated rides

FEW celebrities have built up a car collection quite like David Beckham's over the years, with the sports star spotted driving round in...

Volvo boss predicts post-lockdown lack of demand for ICE cars

Volvo's boss has claimed it would be “naive” to expect consumers to flood back into showrooms for petrol or diesel cars after the...

Can I Ask a Really Stupid Question About Electric Vehicles?

From Car and DriverUnderstanding everything about electric vehicles can be a lot like trying to learn a foreign language, except the fundamentals of...

French finance minister says Renault's future is at stake without financial support

French finance minister says a potential £4.47 billion loan for Renault is in the pipeline. Bruno Le Maire encourages the company to not close...

Vintage Gallery: Trialing is the Greatest Off-Road Motorsport You’ve Never Heard Of

Spending time up close and personal with a pre-war or mid-century British roadster will really challenge your modern notions of what is and...

Volkswagen T-Roc gains Black Edition trim

Volkswagen has introduced a new trim to its T-Roc, bringing black styling details and upgraded equipment to the popular SUV. Called Black Edition, the...

Worst Cars of the 1980s, Part 2

1985 Cadillac DeVille In 1982, Cadillac replaced its 6.0-liter V-8 with a tiny 4.1-liter V-8, which was completely overwhelmed by the giant cars it was supposed to haul around—so rather...

UK technology firms plot country's first battery gigafactory

Two British start-ups have announced plans to build the UK’s first ‘gigafactory’, which will supply batteries for electric vehicles and energy storage purposes,...

Geely to consider a broader partnership with Daimler

Geely’s Chairman says that the company is considering a deeper collaboration with Daimler AG. The Chinese global automotive company to launch Lynk & Co...

Comment: innovating improvements in workplace safety

Technology innovation is critical to meeting the increasingly tricky challenge of workplace safety writes Shawn Chandler, IEEE Senior Member and director of IT...

ESA demonstrates viability of graphene solar sails

A sail made of graphene has passed initial tests designed to show its viability as a material for solar sails. rost9 via stock.adobe.comAccording to...

Interview: Dick Elsy on leading the Ventilator Challenge UK consortium

The Ventilator Challenge UK consortium has exemplified the engineering response to the Covid-19 crisis. Jon Excell spoke to the group’s leader – HVM...

Could automated production mitigate Covid-19 impact?

Jan Bezdicek, Director of Research & Development, Rockwell Automation explores the benefits of fully automated production and asks whether complete automation could help...

Land Rover Defender

Now for the real test, then. We’ve already tried the new Land Rover Defender in some of the most inhospitable environments on earth, in...

Buy them before we do: second-hand picks for 22 May

You can spend tens of thousands to find SUV thrills - but you don't have to, as these used picks demonstrate This week's round-up...

Opinion: Junior's F1 move is a Sainz of the times

Sainz Junior finished as the best of the rest...

Mercedes-Benz GLA 220D 2020 review

What's it like? On the move, the GLA220d 4Matic delivers a good deal of torque-infused flexibility and vigor, both around town and out on...

Matt Prior: the return of the cross-continent family driving holiday?

With post-lockdown travel likely to look very different, our man ponders whether touring with your motor will be the way forward It was one...

Jaguar Land Rover anticipates £500m Brexit tariff

Jaguar Land Rover’s chief financial officer has admitted that if the UK “crashes out” of the EU with no deal, it would cost...

Ex-Dale Earnhardt NASCAR Racer Brings $425K at Barrett-Jackson Online Auction

Your typical Barrett-Jackson auction is a powerhouse of noise, no-reserve auction car sales, and all the greasy junk food and beer you can...

Bentley’s Mulliner Bacalar Looks Surprisingly Good In Skittles Getup

Most Bentleys turn heads no matter what color they are, but this special rainbow-themed Bentley Mulliner Bacalar likely would swivel every head nearby. Just...

Wood, Hot Metal, and Gasoline: The Improbable Marcos 1600 GT

Wood in cars? The mind goes to the faux wood paneling on the least tasteful Chrysler products of the early 1990s, or maybe...

The Lancia Scorpion: History, Differences, Specifications

Lancia Scorpion Essential HistoryPrototype Development From Fiat to AbarthThe Lancia Scorpion is a two-door, two-seat, mid-engine, rear-drive sports car that was originally conceived...

Test Drive: 10 Cool Things You Didn’t Know About the Ferrari F8 Tributo

Controls you expect to be on the dash are on the steering wheel, and vice-versa. This is our favorite Ferrari quirk: The...

2021 Hyundai i20 N: new hot hatch caught on video

The Hyundai N line-up will continue to expand in 2020 with the Kona N crossover and the long-awaited i20 N hot hatch. Although prototypes for the Ford Fiesta ST...

Video: how to off-road – a beginner's guide

Do you have a 4x4, SUV or even a crossover that you fancy putting through its paces? All that off-road potential is wasted...

A Normal Schlub, A Dream Day With the 2020 Ferrari F8 Tributo

When my bedroom was still located above my parents' garage, I used to read car magazines and dream of being one of those...