Majority of UK motorists clueless to car maintenance 0

Cars and their technology are becoming more advanced every day, but UK motorists are still struggling to understand the very basics behind car maintenance. Simple tasks such as checking tread depth and changing light bulbs on vehicle lights are beyond the capabilities of the majority of British motorists. A new survey has revealed the startling(…)

Robots could soon be booking your car into be serviced 0

You can buy, trade, and sell your car online and while this isn’t a new phenomenon, a new study recently revealed that a fifth of cars will be bought online by 2027 – putting 27,000 dealership jobs at risk. The same thing is happening in the servicing sector. Motorists have the ability to book their(…)

UK motorway electric charging company changes pricing 0

Ecotricity is to replace the £6 flat fee it charges for use of its network of motorway EV chargers, with a pay as you go structure. The company, which is the sole motorway charging provider, believes the new payment plan will offer users a far greater degree of flexibility. In 2016, Ecotricity introduced a £6(…)

Uber axes self-driving car engineer amid legal fight with Google 0

Transportation networking giants, Uber, have sacked the engineer accused of stealing secrets from Google-owner, Alphabet, after he did not assist in an investigation concerning the lawsuit. Anthony Levandowski, was previously employed by Alphabet’s self-driving division, Waymo. The accusation against Levandowski, is that he stole 14,000 confidential documents before leaving the company back in 2016. Uber(…)

A look back at the Nissan Micra (1982 – 1992) 0

It was back in 1981 that the Nissan Micra made its first appearance – albeit in concept form. That year’s Tokyo Motor Show saw Nissan unveil the NX-01 to a curious public. Initially designed as a 1.0-litre supermini for the range just below the Cherry, the concept won plenty of praise at first for its(…)

Toyota, Peugeot and Nissan move above Volkswagen in world car rankings 0

No-one seems to be able to keep hold of the title of World’s Largest Car Manufacturer for too long these days. Just a year after Volkswagen booted former long-time holders, Toyota, from the top spot, the Japanese car giants have got their act together and reclaimed their top-spot. The Germans face the ignominy of being(…)

Renault kicks off 40th anniversary celebrations with Monaco display 0

2017 marks 40 years since Renault first graced the Formula 1 circuits of the world and to celebrate, the French manufacturer paraded their very first challenger around the streets of Monaco. The RSO1 was Formula 1’s first turbo charged car and was driven around the streets of the principality by the man who first helmed(…)

A look back at the Toyota Crown S60 (1971 – 1974) 0

The 71-74 Crown was the fourth generation of the model and was the first big Toyota to be sold in the UK, gaining significant traction in a market previously dominated by the Rover and Triumph 2000. For 1971, the MS60 was a major step forward with regards to style and certainly was in keeping with(…)