The Toyota Aygo x-cite has arrived as perhaps the boldest take on Toyota’s City Car, with a bright yellow paint job and cosmetic titivations. It’s a couple of years since the Toyota Aygo arrived as Toyota’s take on the Citroen C1/Peugeot 108 City Car, and if we had to pick one of the three to […]
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Ford has confirmed that it’s preparing a rival to the Tesla Model 3 EV, with a new Ford – probably called the Model E – getting a 200 mile range. The reveal of the Tesla Model 3 must have given long-established car makers real concern, with some 400,000 Model 3s ordered within a week as the […]
The Tesla Autopilot Autonomous Driving system is unsafe, says a Volvo engineer, as it expects drivers to take over without warning. Tesla’s Autopilot system is a clever piece of technology that delivers semi-autonomous driving ability to let drivers give over control of their car on motorways, and is perhaps the most sophisticated autonomous driving technology […]
The Porsche Cayenne Platinum Edition spec arrives in the UK for the Cayenne Diesel and S E-Hybrid adding cosmetic tweaks. Costs from £55,134. The headline-grabbing Porsche Cayenne is the Turbo S (or perhaps the S Diesel), but the models that sell are the regular diesel (for its economy) and the S E-Hybrid (for its more appealing […]
Jaguar’s REALCAR recycled aluminium project has reclaimed 50,000 tonnes of waste aluminium in a year of XE production in the UK. The Jaguar XE has been in production for a year, and Jaguar are trumpeting that with the news that their ‘REALCAR’ aluminium recycling project has managed to reclaim 50,000 tonnes of waste aluminium in […]
The BBC has revealed that the ‘new’ Top Gear with Chris Evans and Matt LeBlanc will get a spin-off show called Extra Gear, hosted by Rory Reid. It looks like the ‘new’ Top Gear will now go to air on 22 May – complete with its cast of Chris Evans, Matt LeBlanc et al trying […]
The new Ford EcoBlue diesel engines – offering improved emissions and performance – debut in the Transit before rolling out to passenger cars. Diesel engine aren’t exactly flavour of the month after the dieselgate scandal has called in to question the real world economy and emissions of the diesel, but Ford hope their new EcoBlue […]
Ian Callum Jaguar’s Chief Designer, has qualified his recent comments on Jaguar’s estate cars by clarifying he didn’t say there would be no XF Sportbrake. Jaguar’s Ian Callum – the man responsible for Jaguar’s design – has been making noises about the chances of a future Jaguar Estate for some time. Back in 2014, we […]
Volvo is extending its Autonomous Drive trials to the UK in 2017, with the ‘Drive Me London’ trial expected to put up to 100 cars on London’s roads. Volvo aren’t messing around when it comes to developing Autonomous Driving (AD) technology, and big elements of the technology needed to let cars drive themselves is already […]
The Land Rover Discovery Sport is getting small cosmetic tweaks and Land Rover’s InControl Touch Pro Infotainment for 2017. Prices are unchanged. The Land Rover Discovery Sport has only been with us for five minutes, but it’s already been upgraded with JLR’s latest Ingenium engines (which should arguably have been fitted from the start) and […]