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Renault Previews New Renaultsport Trophy Race Car

Just over a month ago, Renault revealed a sketch that hinted at the lines of its future World Series race car. Today, the French carmaker has released a teaser rendering of the vehicle. To be called the R.S. 01, Renault says an intense programme of development […]

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UK Govt Okays Driverless Cars for Public Roads from 2015

Business Secretary Vince Cable has announced two new measures that give the green light for driverless cars to take to UK roads from January 2015. UK cities can now bid for a share of a £10 million competition to host a driverless cars trial. […]

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Range Rover Sport SVR Sets Nürburgring Record for SUVs

The Range Rover Sport SVR has lapped the famous Nordschleife circuit at the Nürburgring in Germany in 8 minutes 14 seconds, making it the fastest production SUV around the Nürburgring. The feat was carried out by a Land Rover driver testing a standard production […]

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Porsche Launches New Watch Brand

The Porsche Design Group has founded a new subsidiary in Switzerland dedicated to making luxury timepieces. Called Porsche Design Timepieces, and based in the Jurasuedfuß region of Switzerland, it will be responsible for developing and producing exclusive Porsche Design watches, while marketing and sales […]

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London Buses to Get F1 Technology

Engineering consultancy GKN and UK transport operator The Go-Ahead Group have agreed a deal that will aim to help reduce emissions in cities with the supply of electric flywheel systems to 500 buses over the next two years. The GKN system is based on […]

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