13
Dec 18

40% Injury Reduction Claimed for External Airbags


(Image Source: Flickr)

The severity of injuries that result from car accidents could be reduced by as much as 40 percent because of external airbags which inflate from the sills of a car, a leading auto parts supplier has claimed.

Continue reading →


22
Nov 18

The Success Story of McLaren’s Road Cars


(Image Source: Flickr)

McLaren has long been one of the most successful manufacturers of racing cars in the United Kingdom, revered by fans along with the likes of Chaparral and Lola. The company, which is based in Woking, could have stayed in that successful niche, but instead made the potentially risky decision to begin manufacturing world-class supercars, and challenge Ferrari while turning itself into a household name. But how did McLaren go from racing cars to the new 250mph hypercar known as the Speedtail?

Continue reading →


08
Nov 18

Almost 11,000 Unsafe Drivers on UK Roads


(Image Source: Flickr)

Around 10,964 drivers in the United Kingdom remain on the road in spite of having gained 12 or even more penalty points on their driving licences.

Continue reading →


25
Oct 18

Are Diesel Cars on the Way Out?


(Image Source: Flickr)

The senior executives of automobile manufacturing firms, such as Germany’s Daimler AG and the Renault Groupe of France, say that exposure to diesel vehicles will have to be reduced by their companies as the cars are unlikely to be compelling in the business sense in the years to come. Apprehension about the future of diesel cars has also been expressed by the CEO and chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance, Carlos Ghosn, and the head of Mercedes-Benz cars and Daimler’s board of management chairman, Dieter Zetsche.

Continue reading →


18
Oct 18

The Most Jaw-Droppingly Expensive Cars Ever Sold


(Image Source: Flickr)

The ten motor vehicles featured in this article are the most unbelievably expensive cars ever sold, all of which were purchased at auction, and amounting to more than $268 million in total.

Continue reading →


27
Sep 18

US Muscle Cars: What, How… and Why?


(Image Source: Flickr)

Classic American muscle cars are a truly unique creation, capturing the spirit of the open road and the automotive industry in a way that no other motor vehicle has ever quite managed to do.

Continue reading →


13
Sep 18

Your First Car: Tips for Choosing Wisely


(Image Source: Flickr)

New drivers looking to purchase their very first motor vehicle should make sure that the car they are looking for is easy to drive, affordable, and above all safe. The buying of the first car is often seen as one of the rites of passage to becoming an adult, but purchasing and running a vehicle is not cheap.

Continue reading →


30
Aug 18

Is It a Good Idea to Buy a Used Convertible?


(Image Source: Flickr)

Better weather gets many drivers wishing they could roll down their windows and enjoy the breeze, and some may decide to take the next step and actually buy a convertible. However, newcomers may be uncertain if convertibles are safe, or how much money to spend on them, so it is a good idea to add up the pros and cons of purchasing a used convertible. Continue reading →


23
Aug 18

Basic Tips for Your Car’s Electrical System


(Image Source: Flickr)

The electrical system of a car is of vital importance to ensure the reliably smooth performance of any such vehicle. The electrical system not only makes it possible to start your vehicle, but is also responsible for the operation of the likes of headlights, the dashboard and the car radio. Sadly electrical systems are often neglected by a lot of car owners, due to the fact that their need for regular care and maintenance is less obvious than that of the moving parts of their vehicle.

Continue reading →


26
Jul 18

Everything you Need to Know About Car Tyres


(Image Source: Flickr)

Tyres are one of the most crucial parts of any motor vehicle, with those four pieces of rubber on the wheels of your car being its only connection to the road, and without which driving would be an impossibility. There are a number of different factors that can contribute to a legal, safe and solid tyre – with legality being of particular importance due to the fact that the use of illegal rubber can result in driving licence points, as well as the possibility of a large fine. So what kind of things do you need to look for to get the best tyres?

Continue reading →