Car Makes

A look back at the Lamborghini Countach (1974 – 1990) 0

On those days, when there’s not much in the way of fresh news stories from the motoring world, we can allow ourselves to reminisce a little and revisit some of the classics of yesteryear. Today’s choice is particularly special; Ladies and Gentlemen, we give you the Lamborghini Countach… From the moment the first prototype appeared(…)

UK car exports flourishing – but post Brexit Britain slumping 0

Doubts about the economy started to affect the car industry last month. A 10.6% drop in the amount of UK-built vehicles sold within the country, contrasted to this time last year. Figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) detailed the production to sales figures, but also showed that this dip was(…)

Toyota recalls 5.8 million cars due to faulty airbag 0

Potentially faulty airbags have seen the world’s biggest car maker Toyota, recall upwards of 5.8 million cars. Models affected include the Corolla and the Yaris subcompact model, the majority being sold in Japan, China and Europe. The production dates of the cars in question were from May 2000 to November 2001, and April 2006 and(…)

The five scariest cars: Vehicles that are terrifying to drive 0

These days, cars handle so well we take it for granted; even the most budget offering usually does more or less what the driver tells it to. That’s not always been the case though. Over the years – and not even necessarily that far back –there have been some cars that were downright frightening to(…)

A cool drive: the Lexus NX with wheels made of ice 0

Feeling a bit chilly? Then you don’t want to get behind the wheel of the Lexus NX, which has been given a frozen gift for Christmas… Yes, those are wheels made of ice supporting a giant car. Our first thought was who comes up with these ideas?! But, even with the ‘because we can’ attitude(…)

Toyota unveil the new 2016 Prius… better than the others? 0

Beyond Possible – Follow your heart The new 2016 Prius wants you to know that despite its green credentials, it’s gotten a whole lot sportier. The fourth-generation hybrid is aiming to attract younger buyers who want style whilst remaining environmentally conscious. Whilst the Prius will never be a ‘performance car’, it still retains its iconic(…)

Jaguar Land Rover to build $1.5bn Slovakia factory 0

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed that they will be building a $1.5 billion (£1 billion) production factory in Slovakia. Despite members of the trade union worrying that the new factory could hurt UK jobs, JLR say the new factory will “compliment” the UKs. JLR’s chief executive Ralf Speth said: “Jaguar Land Rover is delighted today(…)

Baidu takes on Google with Chinese driverless car in road-testing 0

China’s largest search engine Baidu, also dubbed the Chinese equivalent to Google, has revealed they will also be joining the race to create driverless technology. The tech-company announced on Thursday that its vehicle had achieved a fully autonomous drive involving different weather conditions and mixed roads. During the 18.6 mile route round Beijing, Baidu carried(…)

Nissan tease future wireless charging for electric cars 0

Nissan, a leader in the electric car market, released a teaser video for a new wireless charging system. Aptly named the ‘Fuel Station of the Future’, it appears that the inductive system will charge electric cars via the road. In a time when autonomous technology is on the rise and electric cars are becoming a(…)

Faraday Future unveils factory site and secret backer 0

A month ago we covered a story about a new, mysterious electric carmaker called Faraday Future. After seemingly appearing out of nowhere, the company have continued to create a buzz around their secret electric car concept, which we now know is set to debut globally for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES)(…)