According to new research from IAM RoadSmart, using infotainment like Apple CarPlay and Android Auto can be more distracting than driving after a pint or a joint. There’s lots in a car which can distract us from the task in hand, and the rise and rise of touchscreens is supposed to be safer than, for […]
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Students from the Skoda Academy are busy building a Skoda Scala Spider, due to be revealed in June and teased in a design sketch. It’s always interesting to see what cars could be if practicalities and cost are taken out of the equation, and that’s pretty much what Skoda has done with the Skoda Academy […]
With Lexus aiming their entry-level UX SUV at a younger demographic, they’ve decided to turn it in to the first Tattooed car…in the world. If you want to catch the attention of your chosen demographic, especially if you’re targeting a demographic a little different from your normal one, it’s not a bad idea to deliver […]
The Lexus CT Hybrid has been declared the UK’s most reliable used car in a What Car? survey, and the Audi A3 diesel the least reliable. What Car? does a survey every year to try and find out which are the most reliable used cars in the UK, and which are the most unreliable. And […]
Two new Land Rover Defenders – out on a media jaunt in Namibia – have managed to rescue a Scania Artic stuck in a dried-up riverbed for three days. It’s six months since the new Land Rover Defender finally, officially hove in to view, delighting some and disappointing others with its boxy shape as a […]
Kia has revealed the new Sorento SUV for the UK and Europe after its planned debut at the Geneva Motor Show fell victim to the show’s cancellation. We had a tease for the new Sorento SUV from Kia back in early February, followed a couple of weeks later by a look at the new Sorento […]
Volkswagen’s tie-up with Ford will yield a new Volkswagen Amarok, based on the next Ford Ranger, and VW starts its tease ahead of a debut in late 2021. As car makers face uncertain times (even more so with the current Covid-19 problems), co-operation between even the biggest car brands is essential to make cost-effective, profitable […]
Volkswagen are already planning to fill the gap below the ID.3 and ID.4 with a new electric ID.1 City car and an ID.2 to take on cars like the Peugeot e-208. Once we all get past the current Covid-19 crisis – which we will – we’ll be back to countenancing a world where electric cars […]
The Mercedes 190 E 2.5-16 EVO II, Mercedes’ DTM homologation special from 1990, turns 30, built in-house by Mercedes, not AMG. It’s hard to think of Mercedes now without thinking of the AMG performance models, but there was a time when AMG was an independent company and Mercedes made its performance cars in-house. Mercedes bought-in […]
In the wake of the reduction in taxpayer grant for electric cars announced in the budget, MG, Renault and Peugeot are topping up the grant by £500. Last week, the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in the budget that the grant for electric cars – the Plug-in Car Grant – will continue for the next […]