Driving in the sun can lead to cancer risk

Cue much mocking laughter, but new figures showing summer driving puts UK motorists at increased risk of sun damage on the right side of their body … Read the rest of the article here



Driving in the sun can lead to cancer risk

Without fail, I'd have spent the fortnight in the front passenger seat of my dad's left-hand drive hire car and, with air conditioning being unheard of in the … Read the rest of the article here



Government is failing to drive green transport vision, MPs warn

"Local authorities had a range of innovative ideas to drive take-up, such as supporting electric and low emission fleet procurement by underwriting risk … Read the rest of the article here



1985 Dacia Duster road test – Throwback Thursday

The latest-generation Dacia Duster is a triumph of value-for-money motoring, but the original version made a bus pass look tempting In 2012 we tested the Dacia Duster, the bargain SUV from Renault’s Romanian sub-brand. We were mightily impressed by its seemingly impossible value for money – from just £8700, you could get “a good-looking compact…



News story: Arco Avon report published

The report into MAIB’s investigation report of the fatal fire in the engine room on the suction dredger Arco Avon on 18 August 2015 is now published. The report contains details of what happened and the subsequent actions taken: MAIB investigation report 17-2016: Arco Avon PDF, 5.57MB, 49 pages This file may not be suitable…



2017 Audi A8 tipped to use next-gen virtual dashboard technology

New philosophy for dashboard instrumentation, infotainment and comfort systems is expected to be installed in next year’s new flagship saloon Audi has revealed more details of the next evolution of its digital cockpit technology, elements of which are highly likely to reach production in the new Audi A8 next year. First seen in the Audi…



2017 Audi A8 tipped to use next-gen virtual dashboard technology

New philosophy for dashboard instrumentation, infotainment and comfort systems is expected to be installed in next year’s new flagship saloon Audi has revealed more details of the next evolution of its digital cockpit technology, elements of which are highly likely to reach production in the new Audi A8 next year. First seen in the Audi…



Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupé revealed

Mercedes has revealed the milder GLC Coupé variant of its now two-pronged AMG car offensive ahead of its Paris motor show debut Mercedes has revealed the GLC 43 AMG Coupé ahead of its debut at the Paris motor show at the end of next month. The GLC 43 4Matic Coupé is powered by the same…



BMW Z4 production ends ahead of Z5 launch

The two-seat roadster first went on sale in 2002 and will be replaced by a sportscar developed jointly by BMW and Toyota The BMW Z4 has ceased production, the manufacturer has confirmed to Autocar, paving the way for the Z5 to be revealed in mid-2018. The second-generation two-seat Z4 roadster was first launched in 2009 and…



Tesla Autopilot updates could bring fully autonomous functions "in weeks"

CEO Elon Musk has announced an updated self-driving system for Tesla models will come as part of over-the-air software updates Tesla looks ready to launch Autopilot 2.0 as its first fully autonomous self-driving system in a wave of new software updates that are on their way in the coming weeks. The company’s boss Elon Musk…



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