As one of the major highlight’s at this year’s record-breaking Silverstone Classic, racing legend Sir Jackie Stewart returned to the home of British motorsport to celebrate the 50th anniversary of his first British Grand Prix victory which came at the superfast Northamptonshire circuit back in July 1969.
Now it’s no secret that we at Car Articles love GT cars. The promise of practicality, speed and the ability to swallow big miles without even taking a pit stop is all part of the charm. The Kia Stinger GT ticked most of the boxes on release, although there were some that were asking for more performance still out of the box. Whilst this rather special GT420 is a race car, perhaps it does open the door to a proper performance model? The information below might well be of interest Continue reading “Kia Shows Off One Of A Kind Stinger GT420 Race Car”
A new technology that could see tyres generate electricity whilst driving is being developed by engineers in Japan. Falken’s parent company, Sumitomo Rubber Industries, together with Professor Hiroshi Tani of Kansai University, have developed the Energy Harvester that takes advantage of the build up of static electricity, known as frictional charging, to produce power efficiently as the tyre turns.
Yesterday, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) wrote to the Prime Minister, congratulating him on his appointment and setting out the UK automotive industry’s immediate and future priorities at a time of dramatic transformation for the sector. These include:
supporting the transition to zero emission vehicles by investing in infrastructure, incentives and securing a gigafactory in the UK.
The Tesla Model 3 is the Auto Express Car of the Year 2019. It is also fully electric, packed with kit and seemingly like something from the future – that you can drive pretty soon (if not now, depending on when you read this). However, does it hit all the right notes – and perhaps more importantly take care of that pesky range anxiety that seemingly stalks electric only cars? Watch the video to find Continue reading “Tesla Model 3 2020 – Is This The Car For You?”
Taking a child on holiday is an exciting and a new experience for first-time parents. But it can be stressful so make sure you plan ahead of time. IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards Richard Gladman has put some helpful safety tips together for driving with young children abroad.
The Volvo XC40 has claimed yet another significant honour, adding the New Car of the Year title in the Motor Trader 2019 Awards to its impressive collection. Its success confirms its status as a game-changing model in the fiercely competitive premium compact SUV market, more than a year on from its UK debut.
The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) is one of the largest and most influential trade associations in the UK. It supports the interests of the UK automotive industry at home and abroad, promoting a united position to government, stakeholders and the media.
Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is reminding all drivers that phone calls and texts – even in hands-free mode – should wait until they are safely parked with the engine off and the handbrake on.
The call follows a report from Driving for Better Business warning that half of company directors expect their employees to answer their phone while driving.