Waste powers Scania truck in Australia

[categories uncategorized] Scania has supplied a 16-litre engine for a trial in Australia that will see a flatbed truck powered by waste plastic, old vehicle tyres, farm and forest waste. Over the next 12 to 18 months, Queensland-based company Southern Oil will be trying out renewable diesel from its Advanced Biofuels Pilot Plant in the […]

Try pushing your Volvo car beyond 112mph as company imposes speed limit!

[categories expiring soon] [tags Volvo cars, driving restriction, speed limit, everythingautony] Volvo Cars, as a worldwide leader in safety, is sending a strong signal about the dangers of speeding and will limit the top speed on all its cars to 112mph (180kph) from 2020. The company’s Vision 2020, which aims for no one to be killed or […]

CO2 emissions rise even as shift from diesels to gasoline continue

[categories Automotive Sales] [tags JATO Dynamics, automotive sales, industry report, everythingautony] The total average of CO2 emissions increased by 2.4 g/km to 120.5 g/km in 2018 – the highest average of the last four years. The analysis, carried out by JATO Dynamics, covered 23 markets in Europe and found a direct correlation between diesel car registrations and […]

New semi-autonomous tech offer untapped opportunity for growth

  The surging consumer appetite for increasingly sophisticated automotive technologies offer a huge opportunity for growth, but the use of complicated marketing jargon, unclear pricing and a lack of frontline education means retailers and manufacturers are missing out. That’s the key finding from the seventh edition of the Auto Trader Market Report, which found that […]

Hyundai develops smartphone-based digital key for your car

  Hyundai Motor Group has announced the development of a ‘Digital Key’, which allows users to unlock and start their Kia vehicle via their smartphone. Replacing a traditional physical key, the new Digital Key can be downloaded via an app and used by up to four authorized people. The Digital Key can be downloaded via […]

Harman lets you choose how, what and where to listen to music

A new technology that enables you to bring your individual listening preferences into the car by audio specialists HARMAN, is making its European debut at Geneva Motor Show. Personi-Fi users simply input how what and where they like to listen to music into the app. Then the technology creates immersive sound environments that are personalized […]

Honda aims to completely electrify its European stable by 2025

Honda took to the stage at Geneva today to announce the further acceleration of its electrification ambitions. The company announced its intention to move 100 percent of its European sales to electrified powertrains by 2025. This new ambition builds on the brand’s 2017 aim of two-thirds of its sales to be electrified by 2025 and […]

Impatient car-parkers spell trouble for driverless cars

Motorists are shunning self-driving systems on cars because they believe that they can do a better job themselves. Most owners say that they never use features such as partially-automated parking, either because they don’t understand them or they can maneuver more quickly and accurately on their own. Self-parking is now so common that it can […]

A smooth drive into Spring

It’s time to get your car hale, hearty and ‘beach body ready’ in preparation for the spring. This week’s tips give advice on getting your car ready for the warmer weather, from IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards Richard Gladman. Lose weight; clear out those coats, boots, scarves, and bags that took up […]

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 […]