London Mayor Boris Johnson

Boris calls for London car-free Sunday study

London Mayor Boris JohnsonLondon Mayor Boris Johnson will instruct officials to reinvestigate a proposal to introduce car-free Sundays in the British capital after riding his bike in Indonesia capital Jakarta’s own car-free Sunday event. Read more

Land Rover Freelander 2 long-termer

Land Rover Freelander 2 long-term review: November 2014

Land Rover Freelander 2 long-termerUpdate 5: November 2014 – proving the Freelander’s off-road capabilities  Read more

Volvo autonomous parking app

Self driving cars will shrink car parking spaces

Volvo autonomous parking appAutonomous cars will solve the problem of ever-larger cars squeezing into no-bigger parking bays, and possibly even help overcome the challenge of too-few inner city parking spaces, claimed Volvo at the 2014 LA Motor Show. Read more

UK number plate sells for record half a million

UK number plate sells for record half a million

UK number plate sells for record half a million

The most expensive UK number plate has sold at auction for a staggering £518,000.

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Renault Zoe

Batteries ARE now included with Renault EVs

Renault ZoeRenault has launched a new full purchase battery option for its Zoe and Kangoo Van electric vehicles, in response to industry criticism over its battery hire only scheme. Read more

Google self-driving Lexus RX hybrid SUV

Google cars to have assertiveness training

Google self-driving Lexus RX hybrid SUVGoogle cars are to be programmed with pushier, more assertive algorithms after engineers found the current logic unable to square up to less cautious humans. Read more

Ferrari: “we trust our dealers”

Ferrari: “We trust our dealers”

Ferrari: “we trust our dealers”

Ferrari has responded to claims made last week that dealerships are cancelling orders for its 458 Speciale if customers haven’t chosen enough options.

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SsangYong teases Juke-rivalling Tivolo crossover

Ssangyong teases Juke-rivalling Tivoli crossover

SsangYong teases Juke-rivalling Tivolo crossover

Ssangyong has teased its new small crossover SUV based on the XIV-Air and XIV-Adventure concept cars, and revealed that it’ll be called the Tivoli.

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Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Experts are warning that removing a car’s diesel particulate filter (DPF) is not only illegal, it’s also a waste of money.

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UK drivers divided over increase in electric car charging points

UK drivers divided over increase in electric car charging points

UK drivers divided over increase in electric car charging points

A survey has found that UK motorists are torn over an EU push to increase the number of electric charging points in the country.

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