Thursday , April 26 2018

FORD GT WHEELS SHOWCASE ADVANTAGES OF CARBON-FIBRE

The carbon-fibre-bodied Ford GT will be available with an optional all-new carbon-fibre wheel, further improving the drive and handling characteristics of Ford’s new supercar. Working with supplier partner, Carbon Revolution, the new wheels are constructed with the latest generation of fibre and resin technology that permits greater design flexibility – …

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GO ULTRA LOW ‘GRAN PRIX’ CHALLENGE

A new ‘Gran Prix’ competition has been launched to find Britain’s most passionate female car fan aged over 60. Created by electric car campaign Go Ultra Low, and spearheaded by former BBC Top Gear presenter, Angela Rippon, the competition aims to demonstrate that older women can be as fanatical about …

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MICROSOFT LEAD CHARGE TO ELECTRIC CAR FUTURE

A group of 11 UK organisations are the first to be awarded ‘Go Ultra Low Company’ status – including Microsoft UK, University of Birmingham and London Fire Brigade. These organisations are leading the electric motoring revolution by using electric cars and vans, plus pledging to buy even more. The new …

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HYUNDAI WELCOMES FIRST OF FIVE NEW HYDROGEN FUELLING STATIONS

Hyundai ix35 Fuel Cell drivers now have more options than ever for refuelling, following the opening of a new high-tech site in Teddington, Greater London. Developed in partnership with ITM Power, the new filling station is based at Teddington’s National Physical Laboratory, and is just the first of five new …

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50,000 NISSAN LEAF’S PRODUCED IN THE UK

hree years after Nissan introduced electric vehicle and battery manufacturing to Europe, the 50,000th European-built Nissan LEAF has rolled off the production line. Manufactured in Nissan’s flagship plant in Sunderland, UK, it is the first time a European carmaker has built 50,000 electric vehicles (EVs) and the batteries which power …

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NEW FIAT TIPO HATCHBACK PRICING ANNOUNCED

The all-new FIAT Tipo hatchback and Station Wagon have been launched to the UK media in Turin, affording them their first opportunity to experience its exceptional roominess, high specification, robust quality and outstanding efficiency, not to mention its stylish Italian flair. The new FIAT Tipo hatchback is deceptively roomy, being …

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UK-BUILT TEVVA ELECTRIC TEST TRUCKS LAP THE WORLD

Tevva Motors’ prototype development vehicles have just achieved a combined total distance of 27,000 miles, a landmark achievement for the next generation electric, range extended commercial vehicle. The distance – which is greater than the Earth’s equator – has been covered in less than six months by three prototype vehicles …

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JAGUAR XE CELEBRATES ITS FIRST YEAR WITH MAJOR RECYCLING MILESTONE

As the Jaguar XE celebrates its first full-year of sales, ‘REALCAR’, the pioneering recycled aluminium project that contributes to the awarding winning saloon’s aluminium-intensive body has reached a significant milestone. Jaguar Land Rover has reclaimed over 50,000 tonnes of aluminium scrap, the weight of 200,000 XE body shells, back into …

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100 Years of BMW

Believe it or not, Bayerische Motoren Werke, or BMW as it’s known to all you Englisch-sprechers, celebrates its 100th birthday this March after launching in Munich all the way back in 1916. Founded to build aeroplane engines for the First World War, it wouldn’t actually be until 1928 that BMW …

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