Young Driver lessons: teaching your kids the rules of the road

We spend the day at a Young Driver lesson to find out the benefits of teaching your children to drive young

Is it ever too young to learn to drive? Apparently not, according to Young Driver. Britain’s leading driver tuition programme for children and teens has seen a spike in interest in its courses for the very youngest pupils.

Earlier this year, it expanded its national fleet of electric Firefly cars – used to teach five to 10-year-olds – from three to eight due to the popularity Continue reading “Young Driver lessons: teaching your kids the rules of the road”

New 2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet spied testing again

The new 992-generation Porsche 911 Cabriolet has been spotted testing once again ahead of its official reveal in 2019

Hot on the heels of the public debut of the new Porsche 911 at the Los Angeles Motor Show in November, we’ve had our clearest look yet at the new 911 Cabriolet undergoing testing before its official release.

The testing mule is almost completely undisguised and, unsurprisingly, it shows that the overall design very closely resembles that of the hard top variant. That Continue reading “New 2019 Porsche 911 Cabriolet spied testing again”

New 450kW EV charger from BMW and Porsche is as fast as filling up with petrol

BMW and Porsche’s prototype 450kW FastCharge unit can give 62 miles of range in just three minutes, once vehicle technology catches up

A new electric vehicle charger capable of delivering 100km (62 miles) worth of charge in just three minutes, and fully charging an EV’s batteries in just 15 minutes, has been developed by a number of German companies, including BMW and Porsche.

The companies’ 450kW (kilowatt) FastCharge system – while still a prototype – trebles the charge rates of Continue reading “New 450kW EV charger from BMW and Porsche is as fast as filling up with petrol”

Audi to unveil latest infotainment system at CES 2019

Audi to display “mobile movie theatre” style entertainment system, which will eventually work with its automated driving technology

Audi will present its plans for the future of in-car entertainment at the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), showcasing its latest infotainment system alongside a new “mobile movie theatre”. Both systems will be displayed in the new e-tron SUV.

• What is Audi’s Virtual Cockpit?

The German car maker states that in the future, due to the rise of Continue reading “Audi to unveil latest infotainment system at CES 2019”

New 2019 Audi A4 on the way with A6 and A8 tech

A new Audi A4 will arrive next year to take on the BMW 3 Series and Mercedes C-Class, and our exclusive image previews how it could look

Back in the summer, Audi updated the A4 with a handful of small design tweaks and new standard equipment, but the brand is planning a much heavier overhaul for its compact exec in 2019.

With a new BMW 3 Series arriving to much fanfare, and the heavily-updated Mercedes C-Class impressing, the A4 – which has been on sale since 2015 – is beginning to Continue reading “New 2019 Audi A4 on the way with A6 and A8 tech”

Audi will tease future of in-car entertainment at 2019 CES

Audi e-tron GT Concept, 2018 LA Auto Show

Audi will roll out a sedan concept previewing the automaker’s future in-car entertainment technologies at next month’s 2019 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

The highlight will be a new type of entertainment system capable of simulating a movie theater experience, the automaker said Wednesday.

Such a system could keep a driver occupied in a fully self-driving car. Audi said that it wants to make the journey itself a Continue reading “Audi will tease future of in-car entertainment at 2019 CES”

How To Buy a Car Even With Bad Credit History

Our credit histories speak volumes of our spending habits. There’s no getting around that. We all need a point of reference by which to gauge the people we interact with. In the financial sector, an individual’s credit history makes for a point of reference into how a person is capable of using his or her finances responsibly.

But what if, let’s say, one was simply a victim of old bad habits? What if one was merely drawn to make poor financial decisions during the early part of one’s Continue reading “How To Buy a Car Even With Bad Credit History”

9 Popular Vehicles on the Road

As an automobile enthusiast, there is nothing I love more than a good car show with popular vehicles. I’ve been obsessed with cars since I was a child. I restored my first muscle car with my dad when I was 14. The only thing better than restoring a car is driving it. This is why it’s important to take care of your vehicle to ensure its longevity, by having it serviced annually, and remembering to have your oil changed.

Many drivers often neglect to have their oil changed, which Continue reading “9 Popular Vehicles on the Road”