Dyson latest company to jump on the electric car bandwagon 0

When you think of ‘a dyson’, no doubt either a hi-tech carpet cleaner or state-of-the-art fan springs to mind. From 2020 however, you may be forced to revise that image, as the engineering company famed with being ahead of the curve, plans to launch its own brand of electric car. Dyson have been working on(…)

Car theft on the rise as thieves get clever 0

Car theft has skyrocketed over the past three years as thieves are finding new ways to beat hi-tech security devices, new RAC figures have revealed. This is in response to numbers falling to an all time low four years ago as car companies developed engine immobilisers and keyless technology that initially stumped car thieves. The(…)

Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive 0

King Salman of Saudi Arabia has passed a royal decree allowing women in the country to drive for the first time. Female activists said the ruling was a “great victory” and that things would “never be the same again”. The US ambassador to the country said the move was “the right decision at the right(…)

Smoking in your car can depreciate value by £2,000 0

Despite increasing efforts to make the habit as difficult as possible, there are still 7.6 million smokers in the UK. If you’re one of them, you might want to reconsider sparking up in your car from now on. Research released by buying advice website Carbuyer.co.uk has found that cars in which the previous occupant had(…)

The worst cars ever tested: #10 The 2003 Nissan Murano 0

On the surface, the Murano was a considerable success for Nissan. It certainly looked striking, so much so that it was used as an inspirational example of the firm’s new design direction, a firm pointer towards where Nissan, as a brand, intended to go. It sold well too, an upscale interior and compact overall size(…)

A look back at the Aston Martin DB5 (1963 – 1966) 0

We really don’t need to preface this car with an introduction. The picture speaks for itself. Yes, it’s that car (hums the James Bond theme). You might be surprised to learn that this iconic vehicle was never originally intended to be called the DB5. Initially an evolution of the DB4, the DB5 was slated to(…)

Car insurance: Men still paying more – 5 years after ruling 0

Men are still routinely paying more than women for their car insurance, five years after a ruling aimed at ending discrimination by gender was passed by the EU. The gender directive was passed to check insurers, who were automatically favouring women by discounting their premiums by hundreds of pounds. A industry trend had started to(…)

Infiniti to launch new electric car in January 2018 0

Infiniti, the luxury car arm of Japanese car giant Nissan, is planning to introduce an all-electric car slated to make its debut at the 2018 Detroit Motor Show. This will go some way to easing the disappointment felt by fans following the news that the brand’s impressive Prototype 9 electric car, launched earlier in the(…)

Toyota reveal the final FJ Cruiser 0

The SUV market is a crowded one these days. Every major car maker has got in on the action, offering their 4x4s with state of the art technology, luxury interiors and a variety of styles and formats, competition is certainly fierce. One of the pioneers of the accessible SUV market was Toyota’s FJ Cruiser. After(…)

Celebrating the best French cars: The Peugeot 205 0

Time flies, doesn’t it? In some ways it’s hard to believe that production of the Peugeot 205 stopped back in the late 1990s, so many of them are still on our roads today. At the time of its initial production run, the 205 mostly competed against the Fiat Uno and Metro. Those rival superminis are(…)