Fri, May 25, 2018 12:00 AM

One In Four New Vehicles Sold In US Will Be Driverless By 2026

A quarter of new cars sold in the US will be driverless, with five million sold in 2026 according to a new report. The report, by Juniper Research, has predicted that globally there will be 20 million driverless cars in eight years time, with the Far East and China rivalling North Ameri...

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Thu, May 24, 2018 8:36 PM

Emergency Braking Was Disabled On Self-Driving Uber Fatality

An investigation into the crash which saw a self-driving Uber vehicle hit and kill a female pedestrian in the United States has found that the vehicle’s emergency brakes were disabled. The report, into the accident which happened in Arizona in March, has revealed that the vehicle&...

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Wed, May 23, 2018 7:57 PM

Honda’s Civic Type R Claims Two Awards At 2018 Autocar Awards

Honda is celebrating a double success at this month’s Autocar Awards after being named Readers’ Champion and Britain’s Best Affordable Drivers Car. The Civic Type R, which is manufactured at Honda’s Swindon site in the UK was recognised at the annual motoring awa...

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Tue, May 22, 2018 8:01 PM

UK Facing A Shortfall Of Electric Vehicle Charging Points

The UK network for charging electric vehicles requires a six-fold increase if it is to meet demand by 2020 according to a recently published report. With more than 1 million EVs expected to be on the road in just two years time, there is a critical need for the infrastructure to be mode...

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Tue, May 22, 2018 12:00 AM

Aston Martin Is ‘World’s Fastest Growing Auto Brand’ Says Latest Report

With pre-tax profits of more than £43m, Aston Martin has been named ‘the world’s fastest growing auto brand’ by consultancy firm, Brand Finance. The report, which is published every year values the the world’s biggest auto brands by a range of factors, with...

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Mon, May 21, 2018 8:20 PM

Harry and Megan's 'Just Married' Car Was An EV E-Type

Described by Enzo Ferrari as ‘the most beautiful car in the world’, Jaguar’s E-type has certainly turned some heads in its time - and that fashion continued in spectacular style this weekend. Though the occupants of the E-type in question were arguably the main reason...

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Fri, May 18, 2018 12:00 AM

Toyota Chief Receives Prestigious Issigonis Trophy

Akio Toyoda, President of Toyota Motor Corporation has been awarded the highest accolade by Autocar magazine at their annual awards ceremony. Toyoda received his award this week for his inspiring leadership at Toyota and for pioneering new technology in the industry. The award...

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Thu, May 17, 2018 12:00 AM

Electric Cars Will Bring Less Stress On The Roads Says New Study

Driving electric vehicles could lead to better mental health of the population says a new study which says electric cars are less stressful. The study monitored the mental activity of taxi drivers in the UK, comparing those who drove a diesel model to those who drove an electric vehicle...

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Wed, May 16, 2018 12:00 AM

Rolls Royce Refuses To Dismiss A Future Without Fossil Fuel Engines

Though the clamour for hybrid and electric cars is growing, one luxury car manufacturer has made a commitment to build traditional fuel engines, until is legally allowed. Granted the manufacturer may be Rolls Royce, so it’s not likely that we will all be benefitting from this bold...

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Tue, May 15, 2018 12:00 AM

British Car Manufacturers Create ‘Meghan and Harry’ Special Editions

Two of the UK’s most iconic car manufacturers have got in the mood for the forthcoming Royal Wedding, by designing unique luxury vehicles for Meghan and Harry. Mini and luxury car customiser Kahn Design have joined the clamour for Royal Wedding memorabilia, but these are no mugs,...

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