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Renault to Headline Clerkenwell Design Week 2015

Renault is set to be the headline sponsor of Clerkenwell Design Week 2015, which gets underway in London later on this month. The French carmaker says it will be using its debut at the design festival to showcase the philosophies behind its vehicle design […]

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Aston Martin DBX Crossover Concept Set for Production

Aston Martin has confirmed it will build a production version of the DBX concept, which was first revealed back in March at this year’s Geneva motor show. The announcement comes as the company has this week received an extra £200 million worth of investment. […]

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SKODA Unveils Fabia Pickup Concept Car

ŠKODA has revealed a pickup concept car designed by 23 trainees from the ŠKODA AUTO Vocational School in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic. Dubbed the Pickup ŠKODA FUNstar, the vehicle concept, based on the new Fabia, is the result of ŠKODA’s ‘trainee car’ project, which […]

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Lotus Validates New Evora 400 – Hethel Lap Time Revealed

Having stated that the new Evora 400 would exceed expectations, Lotus says it has now validated the claim. Early tests, carried out by Gavan Kershaw, technical manager for Lotus Motorsport, allowed Lotus to boast of a six seconds per lap advantage at Hethel. This […]

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BMW Using 3D Printing to Make DTM Racecar Components

The current season of the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) starts with somewhat of a small ‘anniversary’ for BMW: One of the powertrains is fitted with the 500th water pump wheel made on a 3D printer. The component, which is subject to high stresses, […]

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