New cameras to catch littering motorists as instances rise 250% during coronavirus


Drivers could be fined up to £120 for dropping rubbish out of their cars after new camera technology is installed.
James May has written a hydrogen manifesto instead of reviewing his Toyota Mirai

James May on battery vs hydrogen electric cars


Grand Tour host James May has written about his love of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) in a piece for the Sunday Times Magazine. 
Goodwood will ‘carefully consider’ future flying car demonstrations after Airspeeder crash

Goodwood ‘carefully considers’ future eVTOL demos


Goodwood Aero Club has said that any future drone or flying car displays will be carefully considered after a crash at FoS in 2019.
Tesla Model S and Model X receive 1,000bhp+ Plaid variants and interior upgrades

Tesla’s new U-shaped steering wheel is legal


Are the U-shaped steering wheel yokes shown in images of the new Tesla Model S and Model X legal? We asked the regulators.
Material used to make EV batteries now mined in UK

Researchers find way to produce lithium in UK


British researchers working on ways to source lithium for electric car batteries have extracted a precursor compound from UK rocks.
Trump pardons autonomous car engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets

Trump pardoned ex-Google self-driving car engineer


Outgoing President Donald Trump last night pardoned Anthony Levandowski, an autonomous car engineer charged with stealing trade secrets.
New EV battery could be cheaper, safer and easier to recharge

New EV battery 'cheaper, faster to charge'


Researchers at Penn State have found that lithium iron phosphate batteries could be a cheaper, safer alternative to the ones currently used.
Bridgestone future city

Bridgestone's city of the future shown at CES


Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has set out its vision for a city focused around sustainable mobility.
JCB unveils machine that fixes potholes in 8 minutes

JCB unveils machine that fixes potholes in 8 mins


Construction equipment manufacturer JCB has revealed a machine that can fill in potholes in just eight minutes
Apple targets 2024 for passenger car with

Apple targets 2024 for electric car


Apple will launch its long-talked-about electric car by 2024, according to new reports.
Volkswagen ID.3 and ID.4 get augmented reality head-up displays

Volkswagen introduces augmented reality HUDs


Head-up displays are about to take a technological leap as Volkswagen introduces augmented reality into its ID.3 and ID.4 electric cars.

Vans falling well behind cars on safety


New research has found that the safety of light commercial vehicles such as vans lags significantly behind that of passenger vehicles.
EU to impose tighter environmental restrictions on EV batteries

EU's tough new eco standards for EV batteries


The EU will next month set regulations that aim to make Europe into a centre for environmentally friendly electric car batteries.