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Flying cars to be tested by end of 2017 0

Flying cars are one step closer to being a reality, after one of the world’s largest aerospace companies – Airbus – announced plans to begin testing a prototype by the end of the year. In a move that could be a significant step towards easing congestion on urban roads, the company’s chief executive Tom Enders,(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #12 – The BMW X2 0

Today sees us continue our look ahead to this year’s most highly anticipated new releases. Coming in at number 12 (on our list of no particular order) is… The BMW X2 Finally, the production edition of the X2 concept that we all got so excited about back in November draws near to its release date.(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #14 – The Mazda CX-5 0

As January rumbles relentlessly on, we continue our look ahead to some of the most anticipated cars set to be released throughout 2017. Again, in no particular order, next up for our spotlight is the… Mazda CX-5 It’s always a hard act to follow something good. The outgoing CX-5 was a thoroughly decent car, it(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #13 – The Mini Countryman 0

Today we continue our list of 2017’s most hotly anticipated cars with a sneaky peak at the reimagining of an iconic classic… The Mini Countryman If truth be told, when it’s released next month, the Mini Countryman won’t be the best looking car on the roads; the car’s bulky contours take some getting used to.(…)

The ten most eccentric Ferraris: No.9 – The Ferrari 250 ‘Breadvan’ 0

Ferrari – a brand synonymous with motoring excellence, class, style and power. Over the years we’ve been treated to automotive masterpieces that have gained as much reverence amongst enthusiasts as the scribblings of their fellow countryman Leonardo da Vinci. However, it would be true to say that not all Ferrari’s offerings, are on the same(…)

2016 – a record year for UK new car registrations 0

2016 saw a whopping 2.7 million new cars registered; though experts are predicting a fall in 2017, as Brexit negotiations start to bite. Last year was a record breaking year for registrations, but the pound in its current weaker position, plus the impending exit talks should see an end to the boom, experts are predicting.(…)

Smart motorways ‘confuse motorists’ say police 0

Motorists caught offending on the new breed of smart motorways in England may be offered re-education courses by police. Smart motorways can adapt themselves to varying traffic conditions by opening the hard shoulder or by operating variable speed limits. Police chiefs have said that the new road rules on these stretches of motorway have been(…)

The ten most eccentric Ferraris: #10 – The Ferrari 408 4RM 0

Throughout the world, the Ferrari brand is revered as the pinnacle of motoring beauty, performance and glamour. The list of iconic Ferraris is a long one: the Testarossa, 250 TR, F40 – all classic editions of a stable of sheer thoroughbred excellence. Aside from the triumphs, there have been some less celebrated, and more eccentric(…)

2017’s most hotly anticipated cars #15 – The Ford GT 0

Our look ahead to 2017’s most anticipated releases from the motoring world gathers considerable pace today, as we scrutinise perhaps the most hotly anticipated supercar. It’s the… Ford GT There’s no getting away from it, the imminent arrival of the GT has had enthusiasts in fervour for some time now. There are a multitude of(…)

Uber admits problems with self driving car’s ability to deal with bike lanes 0

Car ride company Uber has revealed there is a “problem” with its autonomous vehicles’ ability to cross bike lanes, raising safety concerns for cyclists. This revelation comes days after the company announced it intended to defy Californian regulators ban on self driving vehicles. A spokesman for the company announced on Monday that its engineers were(…)