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Are your wheels too tyred to drive?

It’s important to regularly check your tyres to see if they’re fit and healthy to help you get from A to B safely. That’s why IAM RoadSmart’s Head of Driving and Riding Standards, Richard Gladman, has put together some top tyre tips to help you stay safe on the road: Check your tyres regularly. We […]

Why range anxiety is a needless worry for electric car owners

Running out of power mid-journey is the top worry for prospective electric vehicle buyers – but most drivers could take a full week of normal trips without recharging. That’s according to research by DrivingElectric.com, the independent consumer advice website on electric vehicles. The surprise finding of the study into driving habits shows most drivers cover […]

Ferrari P80/C – The most extreme one-off design ever!

Creating an entirely new and modern take on the Ferrari sports prototype concept is both an ambitious and complex undertaking. But it was in this spirit, and with very specific input from the client, that the new Ferrari one-off, the P80/C, was conceived. The Ferrari Styling Centre, under the direction of Flavio Manzoni, and the […]

5 ways to make your road trips safer

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging all road users to make use of five tips that will reduce risk on their journeys. The call comes in the week that road safety organisations across Europe came together for Project EDWARD, the European Day Without a Road Death, last year. GEM road safety […]

Wheel damage from potholes set to reduce

Beleaguered motorists suffering the scourge of pothole damage have been given a lifeline following prestigious approval of a wheel protection system designed by AlloyGator. Many motorists won’t need telling but research has estimated that as many as four out of five cars on roads have damaged alloy wheels, many of these by hitting a pothole. […]

7 jargons used for simple car parts and tech

Car manufacturers are guilty of confusing drivers with complicated names for common features and simple technology. MotorEasy has revealed some of the most baffling lingo used by car makers as it continues its fight for “plain English” in the automotive industry. The car ownership and maintenance service was a part of the ‘Lost in Translation’ […]

Ford smart driving helps you cut fuel bills

Many drivers know that they can save on fuel by laying off the accelerator pedal. Now, Ford is introducing commercial vehicle-first technology that helps drivers economize further by letting them know when to slow down in good time to avoid hard braking, based on what lies ahead, and even out of sight. Ford’s EcoGuide technology […]

Seat factory reduces water consumption by 31%

SEAT’s Martorell factory in Barcelona has reduced its water consumption per car produced by 31% in the last eight years. By using cutting-edge technology and more efficient processes to reuse and recycle water used in its manufacturing processes, particularly in the paint workshop and rain test booth – the two areas that consume the most […]

Škoda celebrates 60th anniversary of the first Octavia model

The Škoda Octavia, the brand’s multi-million seller around the world, celebrates another remarkable milestone in 2019 – the 60th anniversary of its introduction. Originally designed to bring affordable and high-quality motoring to the audience at a cheap price, the design and engineering philosophies behind the Octavia remain the same today. Over the years, the Octavia […]
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