Self-driving car trials launch in Oxford


Six Ford Mondeos have taken to the streets of Oxford, kitted out with self-driving tech by an Oxford University-linked company called Oxbotica.
Waze unveils improvements to navigation app

Waze unveils improvements to navigation app


At a virtual event today, navigation app Waze announced a raft of improvements to its service, aimed at reducing time spent in traffic.
Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app to ensure passengers have face coverings

Uber rolls out mask-detecting scanner in app


Users of the ride-hailing service Uber reported for not wearing a face covering will be asked to use a mask scanning feature before their next jo
'Ugly' electric car charging points get a makeover from children thanks to SEAT and Curpra

'Ugly' charging points get makeover from kids


Almost a third of UK drivers think electric vehicle charging points are eyesores and nearly half don't want them installed on their own street.
Tesla supplier creating nickel and cobalt-free battery

Tesla supplier creating nickel-free battery


CATL, a Chinese company that supplies to the likes of Tesla, has announced it is working on a battery free of nickel and cobalt.
British military testing hybrid armoured vehicles

British military testing hybrid armoured vehicles


The British military is testing hybrid electric technology on its armoured vehicles to make them quieter and more environmentally friendly.
UK government takes another step towards legalising autonomous driving

Government launches lane-keeping call for evidence


The government has published a call for evidence on lane-keeping technology, a step forward in the UK’s legal acceptance of autonomous driving.
Jaguar Land Rover’s hydrogen SUV could be here within a decade

JLR’s hydrogen SUV could be here within a decade


Jaguar Land Rover is reportedly launching a large-scale hydrogen research project that could result in a fuel-cell SUV by the end of this decade.
BMW eDrive Zones introduces in London and Birmingham, using geo-fencing technology for plug-in hybrid cars

BMW eDrive Zones switch hybrids to EV mode


BMW has introduced new “eDrive Zones” designed to ensure its plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models run in zero-emission electric mode when in cities.
Goodwood Speedweek set for October, combining Festival of Speed and Revival

Goodwood Speedweek set for October


Goodwood has announced a new three-day motor sport festival that combines elements of the famous Festival of Speed and Revival events.
German court calls Tesla Autopilot claims misleading

German court: Tesla Autopilot claims 'misleading'


A court in Munich has found that Tesla’s claims about its Autopilot technology are misleading and exaggerated.
Tesla installs world’s 2000th supercharger

Tesla installs world’s 2000th supercharger


ELECTRIC motoring juggernaut Tesla has hit another milestone, as it installed its 2000th supercharger site across the globe.
BMW could offer heated seats and cruise control on subscription

BMW could offer heated seats on subscription


BMW is exploring the idea of subscription-based vehicle options such as heated seats, cruise control and sports suspension.