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Reworked Volkswagen ID Life targets young buyers as entry-level EV
​Volkswagen will launch the ID 4 saloon as a slick technological showpiece aimed at stealing sales from the most popular electric cars on the market
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2026 Volkswagen ID 4 Saloon Liftback to take on Model 3
​Project Trinity targets Tesla as VW expands EV line-up. All-new liftback saloon to take ID 4 name; on sale in 2026 as Model 3 rival
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How it works - green electricity
​As we've pointed out previously, the benefits of electric power for transport hinges significantly on how green the electricity is when vehicles are charged
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Is electric car the automatic choice?
​The sums involved in working out the costs of electric car ownership have always been very simple. Compared with a petrol or a diesel car, traditionally you pay a lot more up front to buy an electric car in the first place
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Public responses in following A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project consultation
National Highways has published its consultation report, following the feedback from more than 1,200 people on the £1 billion A66 Northern Trans-Pennine project
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Third A19 upgrade opens to boost NorthEast
​National Highways has confirmed its preferred route for a new £51.6 million upgrade to the A19 has now opened to traffic
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Spillage trials aim to re-open roads more quickly
​During a major road incident where police forensic work is required, National Highways teams are often restricted from treating spillages such as oil or diesel, that can damage the road surface in as little as 90 minutes.
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It’s official: an EV may save you dosh, but it’s no steal
​If you’ve crossed over to the spark side, congratulations! You’ve ditched combustion and now are free to pursue a motoring life unshackled from the angst of fuel queues
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Law changes on the use of mobile phones
​On 25 March 2022, the law became stricter on people using their mobile phones while driving in England, Wales and Scotland, to keep up with advances in technology
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What are the main in-car features that drain the battery pack of an electric car more quickly?
​Energy is precious, and during an electric vehicle’s (EV) development, engineers fight to ensure as many amp hours as possible reach the tarmac to boost the car’s driving range.
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Peugeot offers 3D Printed Accessories
​Peugeot is breathing new life into its car accessories range, thanks to 3D printing technology. Now available in the Peugeot Lifestyle online store, the range kicks off for the 308 with add-ons include a sunglasses holder, phone, card and drinks holder.
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Ford tests smart traffic lights
​Ford is testing connected traffic light technology that could turn green for ambulances
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Revolutionising in-car sound
​Brit firm Warwick Acoustics is aiming to disrupt the £6 billion in-car audio market with innovative Electro Acoustic Panels, based on its patented Electrostatic Loudspeaker technology
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Crime data reveals car thieves are far from green-fingered
​Aside from the perceived green credentials of electric vehicles, a big new reason for adopting them is emerging
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2024 Fiat 500 La Prima by Bocelli gets JBL upgrade
​Fiat has announced a special edition for its all-electric city car, called 500 La Prima Bocelli
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Eye-catching 2023 BMW 7-Series G70 unleashed
​The seventh generation of BMW’s 7 Series has been revealed to the world, and it’s larger, bolder and more luxurious than ever before
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Rolls-Royce Spectre finishes winter testing
Rolls-Royce has completed the winter testing phase for its all-new electric Spectre coupé.
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2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC-class nears production
​Winter testing is well underway for the next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV
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