McLaren marks building its 20,000th car

McLaren Automotive, the luxury British sportscar and supercar company, has celebrated the 20,000th car to be hand-assembled at its McLaren Production Centre (MPC) in Woking, Surrey. The 20,000th car built was a right-hand drive 600LT Spider in Chicane Grey from the brand’s Sports Series line-up. Launched only last summer as the next chapter in the […]

From Prague to Kolkata in a Skoda

The 85th anniversary of four POPULAR vehicles’ long-distance journey from Prague to Calcutta commemorates ŠKODA’s impressive tradition in India. The country soon became the seventh largest export market of the automobile manufacturer from Mladá Boleslav. In 2001, ŠKODA became the second European manufacturer to enter the Indian market and since then has steadily strengthened its […]

5 life saver tips for motorcyclists

ROAD SAFETY and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is keen to reduce motorcycle casualties during the current peak riding season. Central to this, according to GEM, should be a focus for riders on boosting their skill and knowing your limits. At the same time GEM is urging other road users to improve their observation in […]

Gordon Murray’s 50 years of automotive design and engineering immortalized

Gordon Murray has unveiled a fully-immersive, internet-based virtual exhibition of 40 different iconic race and road cars produced during the past 50 years of his illustrious career in vehicle design and engineering. The online exhibition, which brings to life the private ‘One Formula’ exhibition held in late 2017, is free to access and can be […]

Get Caravanning this weekend

[Categories Tips & Tricks] With another bank holiday on the horizon, there will be more people dusting off their caravan and packing for the long weekends. Going away with the whole family and the caravan, trailer tent or camping trailer is a great experience. By ensuring that you load the caravan or trailer correctly, and […]

New app warns of potential accident spots

[categories Technology] Wouldn’t it be great to see potential road accidents before they happen? Fortunately, a UK company has developed an app that can do exactly that, using data provided by the police to accurately warn drivers of every accident hotspot. Based on information from 1.3 million accidents over the past 10 years, the Safescape […]

Top 6 bank holiday getaway tips

[categories Tips & Tricks] If you’re planning a bank holiday getaway then be sure to read our tips on how you can make your journey a safe and stress-free one. Here’s IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, Richard Gladman, to help you prepare for your trip. Because a little preparation goes a long […]

Looking into the future of commercial vehicle powertrains with Delphi Technologies

[categories Technology] Will the transport sector follow passenger cars’ in a move towards electrification? TNB asked Mary Gustanski of Delphi Technologies, one of the industry’s leading technology suppliers, for her insights. With so much talk of future technology in the automotive world, it’s easy to be swept up in all the excitement and believe it’s […]

8 essentials you must always have in your car

[categories Tips & Tricks] Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, provides the eight essentials that you should always keep in your vehicle. It’s always best to keep an ice-scraper and can of de-icer in your vehicle as the weather is so unpredictable, and can be sunny one day and frosty the […]