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 […]

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 […]