The truth about the self-driving Mustang that ‘drove into a wall’ (updated)


You could say that the autonomous Ford Mustang at Goodwood had a bit of a shocker. Here are some things you should know about it, though.

Car makers suspected of cheating emissions tests


Car makers are being suspected of finding loopholes in emissions tests, by making their vehicles appear to emit more CO2 than they actually do.
Google co-founder Larry Page invests in Opener and its BlackFly flying car

Google co-founder invests in second flying car co.


Google co-founder Larry Page isn't willing to put all his eggs in one flying car basket, it seems, after investing in a second company...

Pay-as-you-drive car insurance now offered in UK


A new pay-as-you-drive car insurance initiative has been launched in the UK, with the service being designed with low mileage drivers in mind.
Aston Martin aims high with Volante Vision autonomous plane concept

Aston Martin unveils Volante Vision plane concept


Aston Martin's product portfolio could reach new heights, if its Volante Vision Concept autonomous private plane design study ever takes off.

OK Google, er, cancel the driverless taxi


AI can imitate speech — and pauses — but in unpredictable arenas such as conversation and driving it is still liable to come a cropper.
Norfolk Council announces trials for roadside mobile phone detection tech

Trials for tech that detects drivers using mobiles


The first trials for technology that can detect if someone is using a mobile phone when driving are now being conducted in Norfolk.
Classic Ford Mustang will attempt first ever autonomous Goodwood hill climb run

Classic Mustang in autonomous Goodwood attempt


The technology firm Siemens will conduct the first ever autonomous hill climb run at Goodwood, in perhaps the most unlikely of cars.
Buy your car before April 1 to avoid tax change shock, advise experts

Neutral fuel strategy calls as diesel declines


Car sales in June fell by 3.5% compared with the same period last year as buyers continue to shun diesel vehicles.
Full car autonomy

Driverless cars 'won't be allowed' on most roads


Fully autonomous cars may never become a reality on most UK roads, one of BMW's board members has predicted.
Smartphone apps could soon replace car keys

Smartphone apps could soon replace car keys


The traditional car key could soon be phased out, as part of a new collaborative effort to replace them with mobile phone-based "digital keys".

Test Bench: External computer drives


You don't need to spend loads to get acres of computer storage space.

Apps: Broadband speed checkers


An appropriately quick rundown of three of the best Internet speedchecker apps out there.