7 jargons used for simple car parts and tech

Car manufacturers are guilty of confusing drivers with complicated names for common features and simple technology. MotorEasy has revealed some of the most baffling lingo used by car makers as it continues its fight for “plain English” in the automotive industry. The car ownership and maintenance service was a part of the ‘Lost in Translation’ […]

Ford smart driving helps you cut fuel bills

Many drivers know that they can save on fuel by laying off the accelerator pedal. Now, Ford is introducing commercial vehicle-first technology that helps drivers economize further by letting them know when to slow down in good time to avoid hard braking, based on what lies ahead, and even out of sight. Ford’s EcoGuide technology […]

Seat factory reduces water consumption by 31%

SEAT’s Martorell factory in Barcelona has reduced its water consumption per car produced by 31% in the last eight years. By using cutting-edge technology and more efficient processes to reuse and recycle water used in its manufacturing processes, particularly in the paint workshop and rain test booth – the two areas that consume the most […]

Škoda celebrates 60th anniversary of the first Octavia model

The Škoda Octavia, the brand’s multi-million seller around the world, celebrates another remarkable milestone in 2019 – the 60th anniversary of its introduction. Originally designed to bring affordable and high-quality motoring to the audience at a cheap price, the design and engineering philosophies behind the Octavia remain the same today. Over the years, the Octavia […]

VOLVO CARS TO DEPLOY IN-CAR CAMERAS AND INTERVENTION AGAINST INTOXICATION AND DISTRACTION

[categories technology] Volvo Cars has revealed a new step in its ambitions to end fatalities in its cars by addressing the issues of intoxication and distraction. Apart from speeding, which the company aims to help combat with a top speed limit, intoxication and distraction are two other primary areas of concern for traffic safety. Together, […]

Stolen keyless car recovered in an hour!

[categories technology] A BMW that was stolen by thieves who hacked into the car’s keyless system has been returned to its driver less than an hour after he reported its disappearance. The prestige motor was stolen from the driveway of a South East London motorist and searched by the criminals for any security trackers in […]

Trains, Planes and Cars – Bentley’s inception

[categories specials] As Bentley marks its Centenary year, the Crewe-based luxury car maker celebrates the life of the innovative British engineer whose drive and ingenuity started it all. Walter Owen Bentley – or W.O. as he is fondly known – was born in 1888 in London, when horse and carriage was still the most common […]

Volvo unveils first full size autonomous electric bus

[categories autonomous vehicles] Bus manufacturer Volvo has revealed what it claims is the world’s first full-size autonomous electric bus. Working in conjunction with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore), it unveiled the single-deck 12-metre long vehicle, which can transport up to 80 passengers. The launch is a key milestone in NTU and Volvo’s development programme […]