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Waymo self driving car

Self-driving Cars: Are They Here Yet?

We hear a lot about the technologies and testing of self-driven cars (also referred to as driverless or autonomous cars). This niche is constantly evolving, and we see manufacturers and technology giants getting engaged in the battle for dominance. Of course, the stakes are high. Successful public testing probably guarantees dominance over a huge market but media interest in...

Vehicle Shipping

Modern life provides many of us with the opportunity (or necessity) to live and work at the other side of our country or even internationally. What we choose to take with us when we go varies but normally the complications and costs involved in transportation restrict us. What if you want or need to take a vehicle with you?...

Which Was Bond’s Greatest Ever Car?

James Bond is not only famous for his license to kill, being a womaniser and his love of shaken not stirred martinis, but also his collection of modern and classic cars. He's been known to drive 23 cars over the decades, from the much-loved Aston Martin DB5 to the famous car-chasing Ford Mustang Mach 1. With Spectre due to be...
Van Monster

Win £50 From Van Monster

Van Monster are giving van drivers the chance to win £50.  All you have to do is complete a very short survey for them! They want to understand more about modern van drivers; who they are, what they do and what they like. Van Monster are a used van dealers operating from 14 locations across the UK and Ireland. They...
One of Tata's Jaguar/Landrover Sites

UK are Car Export Champs

Britain's car manufacturers have had a very mixed history. In the 1950's we were second only to the USA in terms of cars manufactured and we supplied 52% of the entire worlds exported cars. However Britain was slow to adopt the rationalised product ranges that made lower cost production possible. The industry had quality issues its management failed to...
Ferrari F430 Spider

Brain Training From Ferrari – Eh!

What do get when you mix Mensa, Ferrari and Kaspersky Lab and more importantly - why would you want to?! When this press release landed on my desk I was most confused. Why on earth would Mensa (you know the society for clever people to prove to everyone else how clever they are), Kaspersky Lab (one of the world's largest...

The best 5 Car Commercials!

Companies from around the world spend billions of their hard-earned dollars every year on commercials, and car companies are not excluded from this. Whilst some of these ads can be dreadfully boring and cringe worthy, every now and then something will come along that will inspire and amaze. And for us petrolheads at least, it will remind us just...
Porsche Carrera

Driving Experience – Tested!

Quite some time ago I wrote about how the good folks at Experience Mad had offered me the chance to try out one of their superb driving experiences run by Everyman Racing. Well I am pleased to report I have now completed this experience, and what an incredible experience it was! Initially I was due to do the experience at...
UK Car Sales

Mercedes Still Selling!

Bucking the trend in economic gloom Mercedes-Benz have posted record July sales in the UK. Mercedes-Benz UK continued their sales gains during the first six months of the year with a record breaking July. Sales at the automaker rose by 11.3% for the month of July, with a total of 6,568 vehicles registered, according to the Society of Motor Manufacturers...
The Mazda 3

The Family Car Compromise

It is the topic of numerous bad rom-coms – a baby arrives, and the couples life is turned upside down overnight. The bloke has to swap his sporty two-seater for a thoroughly unexciting, bulky, and practical ‘family’ car. In most cases these cars look (and, indeed, are) solid and sturdy, and big enough to transport baby, buggy, and all...