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10 07, 2014

Students build Caterham, test it on Top Gear track

By | July 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Extra-curricular activities. Great for the CV, but not exactly fun. That is, unless, you’re a pupil at Millfield School in Somerset – where students have built a Caterham Seven and tested it out on the Top Gear track. The school runs a Caterham Car Club every year, [...]

8 07, 2014

60mph speed limit plans axed in favour of smart motorways

By | July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Government plans announced early this year to reduce air pollution caused by vehicle emissions by reducing the speed limit on a 32-mile stretch of the M1 have been shelved. The proposals involved lowering the speed limit from 70mph to 60mph, from junction 28 of the M1, near [...]

8 07, 2014

2015 Vauxhall Astra means new UK jobs

By | July 8th, 2014|0 Comments

Vauxhall has announced that it will take on 300 new staff at its Ellesmere Port plant, ready for production of the new Astra in 2015. It follows the plant’s successful bid to build the 2015 Astra, which secured investment of £125 million for the UK factory in [...]

4 07, 2014

Britain’s most profitable speed cameras revealed

By | July 4th, 2014|0 Comments

A speed camera in the North East has generated a staggering £189,140 in fines in the past year alone – snapping drivers over the limit at a rate of 25 a day. […]

4 07, 2014

Nissan Pulsar price and spec announced

By | July 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Want a Volkswagen Golf-sized hatchback sporting a Nissan badge? Well, you’ll be able to from this autumn, as the company launches its first mid-sized hatchback since the Almera. […]

4 07, 2014

MPs call for medicals in whiplash claims

By | July 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Anyone claiming for whiplash following a crash could be subject to a medical examination before receiving a payout, if MPs get their way. This is a proposal from a report published by the House of Parliament’s transport committee looking at ways to drive down the cost of car insurance. […]

4 07, 2014

Mazda reveal date for all-new MX-5

By | July 4th, 2014|0 Comments

Mazda has confirmed that the all-new fourth generation Mazda MX-5 (ND) will be unveiled in September 2014. […]

2 07, 2014

We Buy Any Car TV advert banned

By | July 2nd, 2014|0 Comments

A television advert for the car buying service webuyanycar.com has been ruled “misleading” by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), and must not be shown again in its current form. The complaint and the decision centred on the phrase “no nasty surprises” in combination with the lack of [...]

1 07, 2014

Ford technology could recognise your face

By | July 1st, 2014|0 Comments

Does your car know who’s driving it? It may do in the future – as Ford is working on technology that can recognise your face.

30 06, 2014

Car Mechanic Simulator 2014

By | June 30th, 2014|0 Comments

Just to prove it really does take all sorts, you can in fact actually buy a Car Mechanic Simulator computer game. Which is out now as the 2014 version, no less.