Saturday, October 19, 2019

APC targets zero carbon projects with new funding round

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) has distributed £25.4m of funding to three UK automotive projects that are working towards a zero carbon future. (Credit:...

SMMT counts cost of ‘no deal’ threat

Over a third of automotive employers have cut jobs due to Brexit fears, according to new figures released by the Society of Motor...

Promoted Content: Behind the Rumble and Roar of Mahindra Motorcycles

Mahindra Two Wheelers used multiphysics simulation to meet engine noise regulatory requirements in its high-end luxury motorcycles while maintaining customers’ satisfaction. Mahindra Two Wheelers...

Late great engineers: Alan Turing

Nick Smith looks at the life of Alan Turing, who had a huge impact on the outcome of the Second World War before...

Kia pulls plug on Optima in UK with no replacement coming

Kia UK will make significant changes to its large car line-up, with the Optima due to be axed imminently. The Stinger will also soon...

BMW 3 Series Touring 320d xDrive M Sport 2019 UK review

The car is as well-rounded as you’d expect, with a diesel turbo four-pot that’s perfectly responsive, even if the Touring’s extra weight has...

Review: The 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition Is the Best TLX Yet

I had just hopped out of this 2020 Acura TLX when a gentlemen having a smoke nearby decided to offer up his opinion...

The DS X E-Tense is breathtakingly beautiful and guaranteed to attract attention

THE French love a bit of drama – and cars don’t get much more dramatic than this. DS Automobiles – the posh arm of...

Peugeot 208 GT Line is a bit of a case of style over substance

FULL disclosure. I have always had a soft spot for small Peugeots. The love affair goes back to my wet-look-spikey-fringe phase in the late...

Opinion: can Volvo succeed where governments have failed?

By those actions Samuelsson believes that Volvo can lead and succeed where governments and the international community have failed. The first step was reflected...

SUVs are the second-largest global contributor to CO2 emissions

The annual sales of SUV’s have doubled in a decade, making them the second-largest contributor to the increase in global CO2 emissions since...

Hyundai’s Three-Doored Chaos-Mobile Goes Full Bonkers

Hyundai is taking its asymmetrical Veloster hatchback off the beaten path with the Grappler concept. Equipped with body cladding, altered fascias, a raised...

Racing lines: Remembering Jim Clark

The...

The 1959.5 “Transitional” Porsche Speedster Is Drop-Dead Gorgeous

The rift between purists and hot-rodders will never be completely mended, no matter how common the car or how large the investment. There...

My 1,700-Mile, Black and White Adventure in a 2019 Porsche Cayenne S

We had pulled off U.S. Route 395 in the small town of Independence, followed a road into the undistinguishable mountains of Inyo National...

Volvo to offer free electricity to plug-in hybrid buyers

Volvo will offer buyers of its plug-in hybrid models a year’s worth of free electricity to promote them to use their cars as...

Fiat Chrysler faces $79 million US penalty for fuel economy shortfall

By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV <FCHA.MI> on Wednesday said it faces a $79 million (61.6 million pounds) U.S. civil...

Volvo's XC40 Recharge is its first all-electric car and Android is built-in

Volvo has announced its first fully electric car, the XC40 Recharge, along with a pledge to make the company carbon neutral 20-years from...

Volvo reveals all-electric XC40 Recharge

Volvo’s first vehicle in its all-electric offensive has been revealed in the form of the XC40 Recharge.The Swedish car maker has given its...

Tesla Model S spied back at the Nurburgring with some changes

Just as Tesla promised.After Porsche set a new EV lap record at the Nurburgring with its Taycan electric vehicle, Tesla has been eager...

What Do Old-School Mustang Guys Think of the Kia Stinger?

MALIBU, California—As much as cars from the Hyundai-Kia-Genesis juggernaut have improved over the past couple of decades, driver appeal has never been a...

Volvo reveals XC40 Recharge as first full electric model

Power is drawn from a 78kWh underfloor battery, with Volvo citing a WLTP-certified range of more than 248 miles. Charging is available through...

New Nissan Rogue hints at styling of next X-Trail

The new Nissan Rogue, spotted testing ahead of its 2021 US launch, hints at the design of the fourth-generation X-Trail. These images of the...

General Motors and UAW reach tentative deal to end month-long strike

General Motors and the United Auto Workers union have reached a tentative deal that could end a month-long strike by more than 49,000...

Jeep and the Hummer People Create Military-Spec Gladiator Pickup Truck

The Jeep Gladiator JT pickup truck hasn’t been around for very long, but it’s already proven to be extremely popular. We’re big fans...

New Volvo XC40 Recharge revealed – pictures

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Late Fast and Furious star Paul Walker’s 21-car garage set to be sold at...

FAST and Furious fans will soon have a chance to get behind the wheel of some of Paul Walker's personal collection. A group of...

'Dyson’s electric car woes show that going it alone is tough'

There was a sad and unnecessary tone of  “I told you so” within some areas of the automotive industry when news broke...

Why over tired parents could be more dangerous behind the wheel than reckless drivers

EXHAUSTED parents struggling to get their children to sleep pose one of the biggest threats on the road, a new study has revealed. Safety...

Tata rules out sale of Jaguar Land Rover, but looks for partners

Tata has gone on the record to rule out rumours it would put Jaguar Land Rover up for sale, but has admitted it...