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Hamilton unsure if Mercedes can fix weaknesses before 2018 0

Lewis Hamilton has expressed doubts as to whether his Mercedes team can address its current weaknesses ahead of the 2018 season. The British driver won the recent Singapore GP but ultimately, the car has struggled with high-downforce, slower F1 circuits such as Marina Bay (Singapore). Mercedes main competitor, Ferrari, scored one-two finishes in the previous(…)

85 year old MG Roadster found buried on Salisbury Plain 0

Archaeologists have unearthed a vintage MG Roadster on Salisbury Plain that has lain buried since the 1960s. The car, a 1932 MG J2, is thought to have been a pool car for soldiers in the 60s and was found during excavations at a former military site at Larkhill, in Wiltshire. The team of archaeologists, responsible(…)

A look back at the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (1973 – 1984) 0

When it was first launched back in 1973, the Ferrari Berlinetta Boxer (or BB as it became known) was the one true rival to the Lamborghini Countach for the title of fastest supercar. And like it’s fellow Italian, it wasn’t entirely perfect. Powered by a aa-new flat-12 engine that shared its capacity with the outgoing(…)

The things that really tick-off drivers the most… 0

A guest blog written by Servicing Stop PR Executive Jacqueline Gordon While some drivers are tolerant, others are full of pent-up rage that seems to manifest itself on motorways, traffic jams and when stuck behind a slower driver. But what is it that makes drivers tick, and what do motorists themselves want banished from the(…)

UK Government gears up to trial self-driving lorries on motorways 0

This is a guest blog by Servicing Stop PR Executive – Jacqueline Gordon When autonomous cars hit our roads sometime in the next few years, they will be truly revolutionary. Delivery firms, cab companies and motorists alike are expected to embrace the self-driving vehicles as a convenient alternative to a human driver. But is there(…)

Fiat 500 painted by Tracey Emin expected to fetch £70,000 0

A rare Fiat 500 that has been painted by contemporary artist Tracey Emin is expected to fetch at least £70,000 when it goes under the hammer. The latest generation of superminis was released ten years ago in 2007. FIat decided to celebrate the occasion by commissioning Emin to design a wrap made from vinyl to(…)

Are we going back to the future? 0

Electric cars, what do they mean to you? When I think ‘electric cars’ – I see Marty and Doc hovering above the clock tower in a Delorean; UFOs landing on the M25; tumbleweed floating through an old Shell petrol station…   While these visions of a post-apocalyptic future (plus Michael J. Fox) spring to mind(…)

Servicing Stop swaps servicing cars to scoring goals for charity 0

The UK’s largest online car servicing provider swapped servicing cars for scoring goals on Wednesday, hosting a football match in aid of the Mayor of Enfield’s chosen charity, Enfield Cares. The match was played at Power League on Great Cambridge Road where Enfield Council workers joined Servicing Stop staff on the Chile pitch for a(…)

Disney reveals VertiGo: a robotic car that can climb walls 0

Happy New Year! And what better way to start off 2016 than with a robot?! Yes, that is indeed a robot climbing a wall. The little guy is named VertiGo and he is the latest in Disney technology. The VertiGo robot is the brainchild of Paul Beardsley from Disney Research and Michael Bischoff at ETH(…)

Google set to take on Uber with new Alphabet company 0

Google plans to move its autonomous driving unit into a separate firm under the new Alphabet umbrella, allowing for the research and development of driverless cars to continue with full focus. The change is expected to take place next year, with reports suggesting one of the biggest priorities will be to develop a ride-for-hire service,(…)