New Cars

Google looking at wireless charging for autonomous cars 0

Not content with just making their cars driverless, Google are looking at making their cars plugless. With autonomous driving the phrase on every industry insider’s lips at the moment, Google are leading the charge in developing a sustainable, practical and very viable plan to ensure driverless technology does not remain a hypothetical. Alphabet, Google’s parent(…)

Insurance companies join forces amidst the rise of driverless cars 0

Though usually seen as corporate, money-hungry baddies, insurance companies find themselves having to join forces to insure their own future in an ever-changing industry. Insurance giants find themselves in a bit of a role reversal with the likes of AXA, Direct Line and Aviva responsible for the formation of a new group, the Automated Driving(…)

SUVs come out on top for the first time in Europe 0

4×4 adds up to 100 for Europeans as car sales reveal that SUVs are now Europe’s best selling type of car. SUVs have been getting more and more popular for some time, but official numbers have shown that SUV registrations totalled 3.2 million in 2015, a rise of 24% from the year before, according to(…)

The government really want you to start driving an electric car 0

With new benefits revealed for drivers choosing to go electric, now is as good a time as any to see the petrol pump get ditched and the plugs get switched. The government has promised to invest £40 million into an incentive aimed at encouraging more people to embrace electric cars. Eight areas around the UK,(…)

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)(…)

The all-new Skoda Superb Estate: space for style 0

If you’re looking for space without compromising style, comfort or safety, then Skoda have you covered. The new third-gen Superb Estate brings you the space of a luxury car, with the price of a decent-spec family vehicle. Since 2001, the Czech brand’s Superb has been the flagship vehicle, and everyone can see why. The Superb offers(…)

The electric car company building a $1bn factory… Who is Faraday Future? 1

There’s a new kid on the electric block and they’re already sparking interest. Faraday Future (FF), the mysterious California-based new car company, is filling media headlines this week. The fairly unknown electric car start-up announced that they are looking for a location in the US to build a $1 billion factory to begin production on their(…)

The updated XC90: Volvo’s most advanced car 0

Technology is a car’s new best friend, as the XC90 found out during its 2015 upgrade. Since its original launch in 2002, the SUV has become the flagship for Swedish company Volvo. Its predecessor has enjoyed thirteen years of best-selling status, but we’re ready for a new XC90 and it seems the public are too. Just named(…)

Tesla Model X: worth the price tag? 0

A couple of weeks ago, the Tesla Model X was unveiled to the public for the first time. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk debuted his new vision: – albeit two years late and with a range of clever but arguably unnecessary features – the all-electric crossover SUV. Elon Musk spoke of the Model X’s focus on(…)

Fisker is reborn as Karma 0

For those who remember Fisker Automotive, you’ll be familiar with its first and only product, the Fisker Karma sedan. The company first made waves in California in 2007, when company founder Henrik Fisker had the idea to create the world’s first luxury plug-in hybrid vehicle. The Fisker Karma debuted in 2008 at the North American(…)