A British motor show is needed to help educate and inspire the future generations interested in the car industry, says Mike Rutherford
The car event season is upon us again in balmy Britain. And that has to be a good thing, doesn’t it?
Search hard enough and you can still enjoy and exploit freebie permanent or temporary exhibitions – often in or near holiday destinations (for example, the Whitstable Classic Motor Show in Kent on 14 July).
Out and out sports cars are of course great fun – but it’s the GT (Grand Tourer) where it’s at if you want to cover serious miles with pace and grace. In this case, it’s the new McLaren GT that is set to take on the Bentley Continental GT and the Aston Martin DB11. Watch the video to see whether this could be just the motor for your cross-European Continue reading “Carfection Checks Out New McLaren GT”
Some BMW i3 models from the 2018 model year are being recalled for an issue that could cause sudden power loss and shutdown.
At root of the issue is a printed circuit board, part of the Electric Motor Electronics (EME) module, that may not have been made to specifications. The issue could cause the lack of electrical contact, causing the EME module to shut down high-voltage electrical power after detecting the condition.
The past couple of weeks have seen the convergence of two troubling trends.
Perhaps most troubling, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography released data last week from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that concentrations of carbon in the atmosphere have reached record levels unseen not just in human history, but in the scientific record of the world.
California considers some extreme options as the federal government prepares to reveal new fuel economy rules. Carbon dioxide levels are climbing while growth in renewables has slowed. And BMW deals with an issue that can shut down the i3. All this and more on Green Car Reports.
California Air Resources Board chair Mary Nichols (via Twitter)
The Trump Administration is expected to reveal more details about its revised vehicle fuel economy rules in upcoming days or weeks.
These rules could still include what the EPA and DOT proposed last year—a coordinated attempt to strip California (and thus all the states that observe its rules) of its ability to regulate vehicle greenhouse-gas emissions (GHG) on its own.
We take a look at Britain's car museum highlights and pick the best days out for motoring lovers in summer 2019
UK car fans are spoilt for choice over the summer as Britain has some of the best museums and motoring attractions in the world. There is a wonderful variety of things to see and activities to take part in, covering the full spectrum of cars and motoring, from top tier racing in the BTCC and Formula One down to car meets and hillclimbs.