The new Bentley Continental V8 set to be unveiled 1

The Bentley Continental V8 has been revealed driving the automotive industry crazy (In a good way) Many of supercar and general motor fans will be very excited by the news. Lucky fans attending the Detroit Motor Show will be first to see the car, leaving many highly anticipating what looks like a fantastic show. First(…)

Charge your Nissan leaf wirelessly 2

Nissan have stepped up the desirability of electric cars a few notches with the announcement of wireless charging. Their electric Leaf will be able to charge wirelessly upon its second generation. How much easier and convenient would that be? Plastic pad At the moment wireless charging is not very common at all throughout the industry.(…)

Learners tested on the motorway 0

Learner drivers are now allowed to drive on the motorway. Just when you thought the practical tests couldn’t get any harder? From 2012, the driving test will take place on the motorway where the national speed limit is 70 MPH. This means learners will be thrown into the deep end where they could be faced(…)

Renault’s small plans for India 0

Renault is considering investing €1.5 billion to build small cars in India. They are currently in talks to build a factory in Vadodara with the Gujarat Government. Strategy Renault’s strategy with their partner Nissan is to develop new cars and release them into some of the world’s emerging car markets. Producing a small car for(…)

Geely announce their arrival in the UK 0

Geely, the Chinese car producer has announced that they will enter the UK automotive industry. They are said to enter the Chinese market with a four door saloon which will cost approximately £10,000 named the Geely Emgrand EC7. Engines and rivals The car is said to have two variants with 1.5 litre engine and a(…)

The most expensive car crash ever 0

Some the world’s most wanted and prestigious cars have all crashed in Japan. The unfortunate accident has made headline news throughout the world in what is dubbed as the most expensive car crash ever. There were eight Ferrari’s, three Mercedes-Benz’s, a Lamborghini along with two other vehicles. All drivers were aged between 37 and 60.(…)

Toyota set to announce revised earnings forecast 0

Friday is the expected day for Toyota to announce their earnings forecast for the financial year to March 2012. The company are slowly but surely recovering from Japan’s earthquakes and the recent Thailand floods. The floods delayed the company previously making the same forecast last month. Toyota’s car production output is said to have reached(…)

Strong Yen forces Nissan to shift production 0

Nissan are looking to shift production of their cars to Thailand, China and Mexico due to the Yen’s strength increasing. This has meant that the company’s overseas operations have fallen in profits, as it is now a lot less valuable thanks to the nation’s currency getting stronger and stronger. As reported by us on the(…)

Fuel tax rise scrapped 0

Today’s article is a follow up on our previous one (“The Fuel Tax Debate” – November 17th) which stated that Vince Cable was informing motorists not to expect a fuel tax cut next month. Thankfully Mr Cable has not got his way and the fuel duty rise will be scrapped to the pleasure of motorists(…)

General Motors, Chrysler and Nissan celebrate 0

November was the best performing month for General Motors, Chrysler and Nissan so far in 2011 in the United States. All three major car manufactures delivered more cars than for the whole of 2011. Nissan delivered 85,182 gaining a 19% increase. General Motors saw a 6.9% increase to 180,402 cars and light truck deliveries. Chrysler’s(…)