Most of us often sit in the back of our chauffeur-driven car crying out for it to be more like our office, right? Well, Bentley have made that dream a reality: its new Mulsanne has more gadgets than my house.
It's not all about threatening to tow people's cars away at the DVLA. They do have time for some fun, with the national numberplate registrar regularly adding rude or offensive number and letter combinations to its banned list.
Most of us will never know what it's like to be in the cockpit of a vehicle driving at 462 mph. But the team behind the Speed Demon have given us motoring mortals a tiny idea of what it might be like by recording a recent run with a collection of Replay XD1080 cameras mounted inside and outside the vehicle.
A team of developers are getting close to launching a similarly quick and easy roadside test for drugs as already exists for alcohol, with a new fingerprint based system able to detect chemicals in the blood system within minutes.
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.