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American Muscle most popular rare car segment in UK

The Chevrolet Camaro – made popular in the blockbuster Transformers franchise and the star in the latest ‘Bumblebee’ iteration – tops the list of “most desired” used cars on sale in Britain. CarGurus, the fastest growing automotive shopping site in the UK among its nearest competitors*, analysed the number of shoppers searching for every model […]

USA postal service to embark on autonomous delivery truck trial

The United States Postal Service (USPS) has announced plans to test autonomous mail trucks. The two-week test will be done in partnership with a company called TuSimple that specialises in self-driving trucks. It will involve a series of self-driving Navistar trucks that will be driving for 22 hours each, which includes overnight driving. TuSimple will […]

Top 4 tips before driving your new car

Buying a new car is an exciting experience, but there are a few things to bear in mind as you drive your pride and joy away from the showroom. This week’s tips give advice on driving a new car, from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards Richard Gladman. Allow the brakes to bed […]

Feature: Future innovation in commercial vehicle powertrain electrification

Low, and now ultra-low, emission zones are becoming common place in Europe, with many major cities implementing measures to help tackle air quality. While new diesel and petrol vehicles do not face penalties, electrification will have a huge role to play, and the technology is now readily available in the passenger and light commercial vehicle […]

Tailgating one of major causes of accidents

Tailgating was highlighted as one of the most common causes of van accidents, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles. Neil Greig, director of policy and research at IAM RoadSmart, said, “Tailgating is the biggest single bugbear that motorway users in particular report. Surveys suggest almost half of drivers feel scared and get angry about […]
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