There's little more British than a muddy Land Rover parked outside a farm. Pay a visit to Overlane Farm in Derbyshire, though, and you might be shocked by what you see. Because it’s home to a production line of super-fast 4x4s that can leave a Porsche eating dust.
Qualcomm is launching a very small-scale test of a wireless electric car charging service in London next year, with 50 electric cars getting kitted out with its inductive power transfer technology for cable-free battery filling.
I'm going to go out on a really, really long limb and assume that this wasn't the safest restraint system for kids in cars. But HOLY SHIT does it look fun. I was clearly born in the wrong era. [Vintage Ads via Boing Boing]
A prize-winning work-in-progress smartphone app has the ability to monitor your driving, dishing out points for sticking to the speed limit and, ultimately, saving lives. And maybe taking £30 off your car insurance renewal premium.
What if you're driving down a dark road in the middle of the night and you have no idea where you are? Navigating twists and turns would suck. But what if your car could display all the relevant info in front of your eyes?
Jaguar has had to recall over 17,000 diesel X-Types over an error in the code that controls cruise control. The bug affects cars that rolled off the line between 2006 and 2010, and can prevent the system from disengaging.
In a world where product lines must be updated at least once yearly to stay on trend, the Land Rover Defender has always been a breath of fresh air; virtually unchanged in its 63 years. After talk of a new model scared diehards silly, Land Rover's lengthened its life-expectancy by another six years.
The UK government is about to start publishing data on all current roadworks in progress, so we may stand a chance of actually arriving at a destination on time and relatively free of rage and desires to kill.
Brits aren't buying electric cars according to disappointing figures from 'plugged-in grant scheme'. That's not really a surprise considering how many are actually available in the UK, but only 106 were sold in the third quarter of 2011.
There will be plenty of jokes made about this one. 88mph, flux capacitors, fusion drives and so on. But the current license holder of the DMC name is serious about reintroducing the DeLorean, with an all-electric update set to arrive in 2013.
Profiles in History is auctioning off over 100 Back to the Future props but the one that's got me—and about the entire rest of the world—shaking in my boots is the DeLorean used in BTTF III. It's one of only seven DeLoreans used throughout the entire series.
The big bad truck in this video is missing a freaking wheel... but somehow still driving. I'm not kidding, the front left tire is just GONE. Disappeared. Non-existant. And yet the truck can even make turns! How in the? What in the? Huh? Watch.