Tips for driving with technology

Mobile communications and GPS systems used as sat-navs are becoming very common in cars. Whether you are connecting your Bluetooth to blast tunes or looking for the nearest Waitrose, these have become a fundamental part of the daily drive for many of us. This week’s tips give advice on using technology to complement your driving, […]

American Center for Mobility gets its 1000th robot from AB Dynamics

  In a major milestone for the UK-based manufacturer, AB Dynamics has delivered its 1,000th robot system to the American Center for Mobility (ACM) based in Michigan, USA – a national facility for connected and automated vehicle (CAV) research, testing, product development, validation and certification. The occasion was marked by a handover ceremony attended by […]

Diesels remain resilient, as rate of price growth outperforms petrol

With sales of used diesels increasing 0.3% in 2018, the latest findings from the Auto Trader Retail Price Index further highlight the resilience of the much-maligned fuel-type. Last year the rate of price growth for used diesels steadily accelerated from just 2.6% in January 2018, to 4.5% in January 2019. At an average price of […]

The future of digital deliveries by Ford

The next time you order a sweater it could arrive at your doorstep with help from a new “warehouse on wheels” – currently being trialed in London – that has the potential to help cut traffic, reduce emissions, and improve delivery times. From groceries to fashion, the growth in online shopping across Europe means the […]

Trucking tips from IAM Roadsmart

Driving in front of, or even behind, a large lorry can be daunting. But there’s no need to panic as Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of riding and driving standards, is here to help with seven top driving behaviour tips to keep you at ease on the road. When you’re driving along the motorway, you’ll […]

Millennials, Gen Z believe driving should be taught at school

  Almost half of the drivers aged under 25 (44 percent) think learning to drive is such an important skill, it should be added to the school curriculum. With the number of youngsters choosing to learn to drive in steep decline, falling by 20 percent in a decade*, a new study from Young Driver asked […]

86 million vehicles sold in 2018 as global market stabilizes

    The year 2018 was somewhat challenging for the global car market, as sales fell for the first time since 2009. Many carmakers felt the effects of trade tensions between the world’s biggest economies, political changes in key markets, and new threats to the status quo of the industry. “Last year could be considered […]

Oscar Special: Hollywood’s hottest rides

With the Oscars taking place in Hollywood this Sunday, automotive experts hpi has revealed its list of the most iconic cars to star on the silver screen. Following a poll amongst its team of motoring editors, hpi has identified the top 10 most iconic movie cars: 10) 1966 Alfa Romeo 1600 Spider Duetto – as […]

Four out of five popular auto brands victims of keyless car theft

As per new figures from UK’s automotive publishing specialist, ‘Which?’, four of the five best selling models are susceptible to keyless theft. Moreover, TRACKER reports that 88% of all stolen vehicles it recovered in 2018 were stolen without using the owner’s keys – confirming that keyless theft is not just a threat, but a very […]