UK Government funds Rolls-Royce's all-electric flight research

The UK Government has funded Rolls-Royce to assist with the company's research project known as Accelerating the Electrification of Flight (Accel)...

2 days ago

Prospects of pallet trucks market remain positive

According to a recent Fact.MR study, prospects of the pallet trucks market remain positive. The study estimates the global sales of pallet trucks to bring in approximately $1,4m by end-2028...

11 Jul 2018

Meet the 5,221-horsepower, battery-powered Bulgarian Batmobile

Ever since electric cars came back onto the menu in the Lithium age, something like this has been coming. Something flatly outrageous, something that smashes the paradigm of the hypercar and lays waste to all before it...

By Loz Blain 10 Jul 2018

#TriedAndTested: New Mini Cooper and Mini Cooper S

The Mini Cooper has always been one of my secret favourites. Secret because, well, I didn't want to hurt my little trusty steed's feelings. But now that I've driven two of the new facelifted Mini Coopers, I am in a pickle... I want one!

By Ilse van den Berg 9 Jul 2018

Tesla's self-parking Summon feature comes to the Model 3

Tesla's Summon feature, which allows owners to have their vehicles autonomously pull in and out of parking spaces, has made its way to the company's first mass-market sedan, the all-electric Model 3...

By Nick Lavars 6 Jul 2018

What if autonomous vehicles actually make us more dependent on cars?

Cities across Europe are taking steps to become increasingly car-free. London Mayor Sadiq Khan is aiming for 80% of all trips to be made on foot, by cycle or using public transport by 2041...

By Mark Kleinman and Charlene Rohr 3 Jul 2018

Want to do a vehicle check before purchase? There's an app for that

A new consumer-focused vehicle checking app, launched by TransUnion and FirstCheck, allows consumers to access information on vehicles that were traditionally only available to dealers.

2 Jul 2018

Elon Musk asks for development ideas for Tesla pickup truck

At the Semi and Roadster reveal last November, Elon Musk quickly showed a mockup drawing of an all-electric pickup truck large enough to carry a pickup truck in its bed...

By Paul Ridden 28 Jun 2018

How traffic signals favour cars and discourage walking

Traffic signals give priority to motor vehicles over pedestrians. This inequality undermines many of the stated goals of transport, health and environment policy...

By David Levinson 14 Jun 2018

Mazda MX-5 updated for 2019

The 2019 Mazda MX-5 has been substantially improved over the current model and boasts more power, more safety and upgraded technology...

By David Taylor 14 Jun 2018

Land Rover looks to take autonomous driving off-road

It's probably fair to say that off-road driving is more fun than the road bits. When the self-driving car revolution begins, people will mainly use autonomy for the boring bits like commuting and highway miles, and will likely handle the off-road portions themselves...

By Loz Blain 11 Jun 2018

#AfricaMonth: How Africa's auto industry is faring on the digitisation front

Digital transformation is affecting and reshaping the entire automotive business model - from design and production to distribution and retail. We find out more from Lee Naik, CEO of TransUnion...

By Ilse van den Berg 1 Jun 2018

Porsche Cayenne e-Hybrid details announced

Porsche continues to improve its hybrid offering. For the new Cayenne, the capabilities of the new electric power unit are dramatically improved...

By Ashley Oldfield 22 May 2018

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