VW emissions, Honda Tomo, Ford Fusion Energi recall: Today’s Car News

Citroën Ami One Concept

Honda teamed with student designers for its latest EV concept. VW is cleaning up its emissions act, not just in cars, but in its factories. Ford is recalling 2019 Fusion Energis for an electric-shock hazard. And readers weigh in on the Green New Deal in our latest Twitter poll. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

As Volkswagen transitions to building electric cars, the company has instituted new standards up and down its supply chain to lower carbon emissions Continue reading “VW emissions, Honda Tomo, Ford Fusion Energi recall: Today’s Car News”

New Audi RS Q3 Sportback caught on camera

A camouflaged mule for Audi’s upcoming compact SUV has been caught on camera, fitted with a range of RS upgrades

Audi’s range of niche-busting SUVs will continue to expand with the introduction of this, the new RS Q3 Sportback. The model will sit at the top of the Q3 Sportback lineup and create a new segment for performance-based, compact coupe-SUVs.

The RS treatment is immediately obvious in the spy images; the more aggressive body kit, a lower ride height, wider track,  rear wing and Continue reading “New Audi RS Q3 Sportback caught on camera”

‘McLaren is already a great British success story’

While some British car makers are struggling, Steve Fowler thinks McLaren’s success is nothing short of miraculous

The McLaren name is so evocative here in the UK, it comes as a surprise that it’s hardly known at all in other parts of the world – including the US.

That’s not only down to F1’s invisibility in the States, but the fact that McLaren Automotive is still one of the world’s newest car companies, only formed in 2010.

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So it’s Continue reading “‘McLaren is already a great British success story’”

Tesla drivers will be able to fall asleep behind the wheel by 2021, says Elon Musk

Tesla boss says self-driving will allow Tesla drivers to fall asleep behind the wheel within two years – but authorities may disagree

Tesla drivers will be able to safely go to sleep behind the wheel of a car and wake up at their destination within two years, according to Elon Musk.

The Tesla CEO and co-founder said the brand’s autonomous technology will be complete by the end of 2019, and safe to operate without any human observation before 2020 is over.

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Peugeot to launch refreshed Motion & e-Motion electrified car branding at Geneva

Peugeot will unveil its new brand signature at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, to complement its shift towards electrification

Peugeot has announced its new brand signature for 2019, due to be unveiled publically at this year’s Geneva Motor Show. The redesigned branding signals the firm’s shift towards electrification and is set make an appearance on a new Peugeot model this year.

The updated branding is adapted from Peugeot’s current “Motion & Emotion” tagline, which will Continue reading “Peugeot to launch refreshed Motion & e-Motion electrified car branding at Geneva”

Driving abroad: your holiday car guide

Driving in Europe on holiday can be fun and family friendly, and our tips will help you stay safe and legal

With the ferries and Channel Tunnel crammed with vehicles at peak holiday times, there’s no shortage of people who want to take advantage of their family car on holiday. If you’re planning to join them on a trip to Europe then our travel checklist has been put together to help make sure you stay on the right side of the law.

• Checklist for driving in France

Driving in Continue reading “Driving abroad: your holiday car guide”

Driving in Europe after Brexit: everything you need to know

Brexit is set to impact UK motorists driving in EU countries in a number of ways; our guide sets out the changes

The UK is set to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 and, if no specific arrangements are put in place, a number of changes for Brits driving in EU countries are set to take effect from that date.

The changes to the rules and procedures around driving in Europe affect driving licences, car insurance, driving permits and a host of other factors that motorists will need to consider if Continue reading “Driving in Europe after Brexit: everything you need to know”

Quickest way to search for car title loan companies

Life advances surprisingly, we all admit it. Nobody knows what it will be bringing to us today. Accordingly, our needs also occur unexpectedly. Loaning is a method we can apply to meet the needs that we cannot postpone. Nowadays, many people may have to obtain a quick loan to use it for different purposes. One of the methods that can be used to meet the urgent cash needs is to apply for a car title loan.

Today, it is possible to seek and encounter many corporations that declare to provide Continue reading “Quickest way to search for car title loan companies”

What to do After Inheriting a Classic Car

We have all dreamed about inheriting something valuable, and a classic car is definitely on the top of the list. Not just because of its material value, but because of the sentimental one too. If that car has been in your family for years, you probably want to take good care of it. And what happens when this dream comes true? Actually, inheriting a classic car is not that rare, but the reality is a bit different from what you have imagined. It brings a lot of legal jurisdictions, taxes, Continue reading “What to do After Inheriting a Classic Car”

Tot rod: The Beast!

Tot rod: The Beast

Allowing children to get involved and create a one off design is something that they will never forget. It will also bring a media obsessed generation back to the physical work and a international love of the classic vehicle industry. Classic cars, bodywork and mechanics is a dying art, as you know.  Creating tot rods with your child, will inspire them to go back into garages which will help the dying industry.

The tot rod also grows with you. In this moment, my Continue reading “Tot rod: The Beast!”