electric car charge points

Three million electric car charge points needed

While everyone realises the need for electric vehicles there has always been questions about how the infrastructure to support them will be created and paid for. Now a new report suggests...
Dyson test track

Dyson test track planned for Wiltshire airfield base

The Dyson test track and other facilities at Hullavington are part of the company’s plan to start selling electric vehicles from 2021. Dyson has unveiled plans for a 10-mile test track where...
5g robots could build audi cars

5G robots could build new cars

5G robots could be used to build the cars of tomorrow as Audi begins testing the technology in one of its production plants. The premium car maker has announced it is working...
road signs and mobile phones

Road signs and mobile phones

New road signs can detect mobile phones are being used in vehicles. The technology detects when a phone is in use within the vehicle and triggers a flash warning sign. Road signs...
AI car driving down the street

An AI car has learnt to follow lanes in 20 minutes

Engineers behind the AI car project believe good old-fashioned trial and error is the key to perfecting autonomous cars. Which sounds a bit dodgy but... An autonomous car has used artificial intelligence...

Car-share firm Zipcar to launch 300 electric vehicles

Zipcar says 325 Volkswagen e-Golfs will be on the streets by the end of 2018. Zipcar is to introduce more than 300 electric cars to its vehicle-sharing network in London, starting...
tesla model 3

Tesla Model 3 on the road

Elon Musk has announced the new Tesla Model 3, which he claims will reach 60mph in just 3.5 seconds. Tweeting the news, Musk said the new version of the Tesla Model 3...
ford smart window

Ford smart window describes views for blind passengers

The Ford smart window, called 'Feel The View' uses artificial intelligence and vibrations to help partially sighted users experience landscapes. How the Ford smart window works The Ford smart window works by...
digital number plates

Dubai to test digital number plates

Drivers in Dubai may soon be using digital number plates as part of plans to help alert emergency services when accidents occur. The city will become the first in the world to...
lasers and driverless cars

How lasers could help driverless cars see around corners

Laser technology that could help autonomous cars of the future spot obstacles hidden around corners has been developed by researchers at Stanford University. The team of researchers from the US university’s Computation...
flying car on sale

Meet the flying car that’s set to go on sale next year

The Pal-V Liberty flying car has been unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show. And you can buy one soon. A flying car claiming to be the world’s first production model of its...
zebra fuel app

Zebra fuel app can fill your car with diesel at home

The Zebra Fuel app is trying to bring on-demand fuel delivery to the mainstream. A new app is introducing the idea of on-demand fuel delivery in London, looking to end the...
vehicle to grid power

Vehicle to grid power projects get £30 million Government funding boost

Funding will support 21 vehicle to grid projects which aim to unlock the potential for electric vehicles to deliver power back to the National Grid from their batteries. Schemes which allow electric...
mobile electric car chargers

BP to trial mobile electric car chargers

BP will roll out mobile electric car chargers across a number of petrol stations in the UK and Europe in 2018 after a £3.6m investment. Why we need mobile electric car chargers There...
flying taxi drone

Your flying taxi will be with you shortly

Flying taxi anyone? Without a pilot? It does sound like something from science fiction but the Velocopter, an all-electric autonomous drone, is pretty close to becoming a working reality. Velocopter are a...
tesla electric truck

Tesla unveil first electric truck

Tesla have unveiled their first electric articulated truck.  The ‘Semi’ was unveiled in Los Angeles and will go into production in 2019.  Tesla claim the vehicle will “deliver a far better...
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How will self-driving cars affect the law?

Autonomous vehicles have been in the news recently.  Trains, trucks, and even airplanes are driving or flying without human help.  Testing on self-driving cars has been extensive.  They are sure to...
electric vehicles only

Dyson looking to clean up with electric cars

The latest entrant to the electric car market is a little surprising.  Dyson hope to launch a vehicle by 2020. Sir James Dyson claims his company are going to spend £2billion on...
New electric post office truck

Postman Pat 2.0

London posties, they may not all be called Pat, are getting a new fleet of electric vehicles.  And they are seriously cool. The futuristic postal trucks look amazing and are made by...
car in 3d printer

3D printing in the fast lane

For those involved Formula 1 has always been a licence to print money but now McLaren have gone in a completely different direction.  They are printing car parts. Whatever you think of...