New Cars

RAESR reveal 240 mph electric car you can buy! 0

It looks like a prop from the set of Blade Runner 2049 but this vision of the future is actually closer than you think. Built by RAESR, this roller-skate resembling prototype is a brand new concept called the Tachyon Speed. Nice eh? The really cool thing is: apparently you’ll be able to buy one. There’s(…)

Hennessy launches 300mph Venom F5 hypercar 0

John Hennessy has unveiled the new Venom F5, a car he claims will become the fastest in the world. Inspired by the F5 Tornado fighter jet, it’s hoped the Venom will produce speeds to match. Hennessy himself has hinted that it may become the first car to travel at 300mph. Ahead of the unveiling, the(…)

Volvo unveils the Polestar 1: Sweden’s first electric sports car 0

Volvo and its Chinese parent company Geely have revealed a ambitious mass market hybrid electric sports car. The vehicle, called the Polestar 1 is described as ”an electric car supported by a traditional internal combustion engine”. Despite being designed in Sweden, the car is set to be manufactured in China, at the Geely plant in(…)

Tesla falls behind with production of ‘mass market’ electric car 0

Tesla has fallen behind on production of the Model 3, the car touting as being the company’s first ‘mass market’ vehicle. The third quarter of 2017 saw only 260 cars produced. The reason given for the disappointing figures are “production bottlenecks” but Tesla have been quick to point out there are “no fundamental issues with(…)

Mini show off hardcore John Cooper Works GP Concept 0

Mini has teased visitors to the Frankfurt Motor Show with a tasty looking little (as you’d expect) concept. Titled the John Cooper Works Concept, the rugged looking Mini embraces a aggressive design style. Mini say the concept embodies driving fun ‘on both the race track and the road’ which implies it’s going to be something(…)

New Griffith sportscar launched by resurrected TVR 0

Like a phoenix rising from the flames, TVR has been resurrected and turned out a brand new Griffith. The new sports car, unveiled at the recent Goodwood Revival, is a two seater, has a carbon chassis, composite body and a number of aluminium panels. There are plenty of of nods towards the original Griffith, none(…)

Kia latest brand to introduce £2,000 scrappage scheme 0

Kia is the latest brand to introduce a UK scrappage scheme for its older vehicles. Drivers of the company’s cars that are over seven years old will be offered £2,000 to trade their vehicle for a new Kia Picanto or Rio. The initiative is already active at Kia dealerships across the UK and will run(…)

New vehicles will face tougher emissions tests to prevent manufacturers ‘cheating’ 0

New legislation has come into force that will see new cars face tougher emissions tests. The tests will see new vehicles put through both open road testing with monitoring equipment attached to the exhaust pipe and a more robust set of laboratory tests. The new testing programme is part of a revised set of European(…)

Drop in car production hits UK industrial output 0

UK industrial production dropped in the second half of 2017, the latest figures have revealed. The numbers, revealed by the Office for National Statistics (ONS), saw industrial output fall by 0.4%, most due to a 0.6% drop in production. This was primarily down to a 3.6% drop in the production of transport equipment, including motor(…)

Mercedes boss drops hints towards new concept car 0

  Mercedes Chief Design Officer, Gordon Wagener, has given the most tantalising hint yet via his Instagram that a new Mercedes concept car is in the pipeline, coming “pretty soon” and that the new vehicle will be a “big surprise” and an “icon” when it arrives. That was pretty much all that was revealed about(…)