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20 January 2015 at 09:57

A new system to alert motorists about the approach of cyclists or motorcyclists will use colours, sounds and touch, Jaguar Land Rover has said.The new Bike Sense technology will use sensors on the vehicle to detect other road users and can then identify them as a bicycle or motorcycle.Dr Wolfgang Epple, director of research and technology at Jaguar Land Rover, explained that a bicycle bell or m...

20 January 2015 at 09:57

A Lancashire city has been named Britain's "classic car capital", holding more vintage events than any other place in the UK.Analysis of data from 2014, suggests Preston is also the town with the largest number of vintage car fans anywhere in Britain.The Lancashire Classic Car and Motorcycle Show is among a range of events which have made Preston a favourite among car enthusiasts.Norwich came s...

20 January 2015 at 09:57

The number of Nissan LEAFs sold across Europe rose by a third last year, new figures show.Nissan Europe said a total of 14,658 models were sold across the continent in 2014 - which means that the car accounted for more than one in four electronic vehicles sold.It is the fourth consecutive year that the LEAF has been the biggest-selling zero-emission vehicle in Europe, and the car now leads the ...

20 January 2015 at 09:57

A German marque carmaker has started trialling the successor to its 919 Hybrid in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital. Last year's model, which saw Porsche's return to the World Endurance Championship's (WEC) upper echelons, won itself a reputation as a long stayer.The company hopes the new Le Mans upgrade version will build on this following tests at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi.Bri...

20 January 2015 at 09:57

A Czech car manufacturer is offering customers the choice of well over 100 individual colour combinations for its latest arty supermini. Creative Skoda fans thinking of buying a car have the chance of owning its new-gen small car with a difference.The artistic version of the updated Fabia Street Art offers 125 separate colour combos, courtesy of Portugal's Armando Gomes, the 31-year-old world-...

19 January 2015 at 11:36

Drivers across the UK have been advised to be on their guard with icy conditions causing widespread disruption on the roads. Amber warnings - the second highest - for icy conditions for most of England have been issued by the Met Office after the coldest night of the winter was recorded in the early hours of Monday. And RAC spokesman Simon Williams said: "We are in red alert status and had atte...

19 January 2015 at 11:36

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has backed the idea of "home zones" - where lower speed limits would allow children to play safely in the streets.Mr Pickles said he is "very much in favour" of the designated areas which enforce a 20mph speed limit to allow more children to play outside.The Conservative MP, however, did tell local authorities that they should be careful when deciding which ar...

19 January 2015 at 11:36

Stricter Scottish drink-drive laws and bad weather are being blamed for a leading pub chain's slow festive sales. The lower limits came in last month, in line with much of the rest of Europe and lower than south of the Scottish-English border.Suffolk-based Greene King said that sales rose by 2% across Britain over the festive fortnight compared to the same period last year. But transactions w...

19 January 2015 at 11:36

A leading motor manufacturer is looking to improve upon one of its award-winning vans. Vauxhall-loving motorists looking to honour a New Year's resolution by buying a car or van may be tempted by its all-new Corsavan.The upgraded model, which debuted at the weekend's Brussels Motor Show, offers compactness without compromising on storage capacity. In fact, its payload has increased by 21kg to ...

16 January 2015 at 11:27

The UK driving test must be overhauled because it does not reflect the risks young people face when they take to the roads on their own.The RAC, along with the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) and the Under 17 Car Club Charitable Trust say poor weather, driving on country roads and getting behind the wheel at night are the biggest risks young drivers face in the first six months after pass...

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