New £3.50 charge to drive into Greater London considered

[ad_1] A new £3.50 daily charge for non-residents driving into Greater London is being considered by the city’s mayor. Following severe financial difficulties at Transport for London (TfL) – not helped by the loss of tube fares during the Covid-19 pandemic – and an independent financial review, Sadiq Khan has argued that the £500 million […]

New Subaru electric SUV confirmed for European launch

[ad_1] Subaru has announced that it will launch its first pure-electric model in Europe during the first half of the 2020s. The brand’s upcoming EV, which will be an SUV, will share its platform, drivetrain technology and body panels with the recently unveiled Toyota BZ SUV, becoming another competitor for the likes of the Volkswagen […]

Renault ZOE revealed | News |

[ad_1] Renault has launched the new Zoe Venture Edition. It’s a fresh, mid-range trim level for the French brand’s pure-electric hatchback, which will be available to order from January. Prices will start from £28,495 including the Government’s £3,000 plug-in car grant. The Venture Edition is based on the entry-level Zoe Play, but comes with the […]

New McLaren Sabre hypercar arrives early

[ad_1] This is McLaren’s latest hypercar, the Sabre. We weren’t expecting the model to be officially revealed until next year, but initial images and details have appeared online via the firm’s Beverly Hills dealership.  It’s believed that only 15 examples of the McLaren Sabre will be built by the McLaren Special Operations division – all […]

MoT test changes to get tough on emissions and safety kit

[ad_1] The MoT test is to be made stricter, with cars having to meet more stringent emissions targets in the future, according to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). The annual roadworthiness check will also be updated to ensure recent developments in safety technology are inspected to ensure proper operation. Neil Barlow, head of […]

New Hennessey Venom F5 unveiled with a 1,792bhp twin-turbo V8

[ad_1] This is the new Hennessey Venom F5. It’s the American tuning company’s latest hypercar, which will offer fresh competition for the likes of the Koenigsegg Regera and the Bugatti Chiron SuperSport. Production will be limited to just 24 units, with each example carrying a starting price of $2.1 million (around £1.5 million). The Venom […]

Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV concept car uncovered

[ad_1] Every driving game these days seems to have more realistic graphics, harnessing computer processing power to deliver more detailed visuals than ever – more accurate representations of the cars we drive (or just dream of driving) on a daily basis. But what you see here is a vehicle that has gone in the other […]

New van safety ratings reveal ‘alarming’ lack of safety tech

[ad_1] New tests that assess van safety have revealed an “alarming” lack of collision avoidance technology being fitted to commercial vehicles. The Commercial Van Safety Rating from Euro NCAP and Thatcham Research examines both the fitment and performance of advanced driver assistance systems, such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB), speed limiting and lane-keep assist. To […]

Mitsubishi withdraws from talks with SsangYong’s UK importer

[ad_1] SsangYong has confirmed that Mitsubishi has withdrawn from talks about the acquisition of its UK operations. For the last three months, discussions have been ongoing between the Japanese brand and Bassadone Automotive Group – parent company and distributor for SsangYong. A spokesman for Mitsubishi said: “Although there has been dialogue with interested parties regarding […]