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History of Motorcycles & Motorcycling in the USSR from 1939

  Motorcycles & Motorcycling in the USSR from 1939, by Colin Turbett, provides the first accessible English language account of motorcycles in the Soviet Union. Concentrating on the wartime and postwar period until 1990, prior to the dissolution of the USSR in 1991, it covers the motorcycles produced, and looks at the way in which […]

Why businesses need smarter fleets to survive e-commerce boom

Almost a fifth (18%) of small business leaders say the sheer pace of the fast-moving world of e-commerce and the rising demand for deliveries is the biggest business challenge they face logistically, closely followed by the ability to keep up with regulation changes (17%). Small businesses surveyed across the globe also highlighted changing customer expectations […]

Small businesses aim to fully electrify their fleet within 20 years

  Two thirds (66%) of small businesses predict their fleets will be fully electric within the next 20 years, with 50% expecting this to happen in half that time, global data shows. The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi LCV business – which is part of the Alliance, the world’s leading automotive partnership – commissioned this survey to gain insight […]

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) launches elite dealership in New York

    Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) is celebrating breaking further ground in the USA by officially launching BAC New York at elite dealership Manhattan Motorcars. The dealership – based in the affluent area of Chelsea – deals with only the luxury automotive brands like Rolls-Royce, Bentley, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Koenigsegg, Porsche, Rimac and Lotus, and it’s […]

Tips for driving with technology

Mobile communications and GPS systems used as sat-navs are becoming very common in cars. Whether you are connecting your Bluetooth to blast tunes or looking for the nearest Waitrose, these have become a fundamental part of the daily drive for many of us. This week’s tips give advice on using technology to complement your driving, […]

American Center for Mobility gets its 1000th robot from AB Dynamics

  In a major milestone for the UK-based manufacturer, AB Dynamics has delivered its 1,000th robot system to the American Center for Mobility (ACM) based in Michigan, USA – a national facility for connected and automated vehicle (CAV) research, testing, product development, validation and certification. The occasion was marked by a handover ceremony attended by […]

Diesels remain resilient, as rate of price growth outperforms petrol

With sales of used diesels increasing 0.3% in 2018, the latest findings from the Auto Trader Retail Price Index further highlight the resilience of the much-maligned fuel-type. Last year the rate of price growth for used diesels steadily accelerated from just 2.6% in January 2018, to 4.5% in January 2019. At an average price of […]

The future of digital deliveries by Ford

The next time you order a sweater it could arrive at your doorstep with help from a new “warehouse on wheels” – currently being trialed in London – that has the potential to help cut traffic, reduce emissions, and improve delivery times. From groceries to fashion, the growth in online shopping across Europe means the […]

Trucking tips from IAM Roadsmart

Driving in front of, or even behind, a large lorry can be daunting. But there’s no need to panic as Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of riding and driving standards, is here to help with seven top driving behaviour tips to keep you at ease on the road. When you’re driving along the motorway, you’ll […]

Millennials, Gen Z believe driving should be taught at school

  Almost half of the drivers aged under 25 (44 percent) think learning to drive is such an important skill, it should be added to the school curriculum. With the number of youngsters choosing to learn to drive in steep decline, falling by 20 percent in a decade*, a new study from Young Driver asked […]
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