Renault Trucks uses drones inside factory

[categories Technology] Renault Trucks has begun flying drones inside one of its factories in order to make manufacturing and stock inventory more efficient. The Renault Trucks Axle Centre in Lyon Saint-Priest in France is using the drone to perform inventory control operations which, until now, have been carried out manually by an employee using binoculars. […]

Connected trucks making haulage fleets efficient

[categories Autonomous Vehicles] There are huge benefits to come from connected vehicles and it’s an area where industry is making huge strides, and at a rapid rate. But connectivity isn’t just about autonomy and driverless technology – far from it. In the Commercial Vehicle (CV) industry, truck manufacturers and hauliers have been using connected vehicles […]

Lego unveils full scale McLaren Senna made from half a million bricks!

[categories Specials] A unique, full-scale LEGO McLaren Senna has been created in secret by shifts of specialist assemblers working around the clock. Taking nearly 5,000 hours to assemble, it comprises almost half a million separate components. Unusually for a McLaren, the LEGO Senna is something of a heavyweight, tipping the scales at 1700kg – 500kg […]

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 […]

Most feared parking maneuvers revealed

The parking maneuvers that make motorists most nervous have been revealed by online the parking portal YourParkingSpace.co.uk. Top of the list in its survey is parking in a tight space, which arguably is becoming more-and-more frequent given the growing size of many family cars, SUVs and 4x4s. Coming in at second spot was the dreaded […]

Tesla Model 3 becomes Europe’s top-selling EV in its first full month

The European car market registered its sixth consecutive month of decline in February 2019, as 1.14 million vehicles were registered. This was largely because February marked a month of uncertainty for many of the bigger European markets, such as Spain, where registrations fell by 10% amongst political turmoil, and the Netherlands, where a change in […]

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 […]