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New take on getting parcels to your door

February 19, 2019

New take on getting parcels to your door

The next time you order a sweater it could arrive at your doorstep with help from a new “warehouse on wheels” – currently being trialled in London – that has the potential to help cut traffic, reduce emissions, and improve delivery times.

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Smart bed rolls selfish sleepers back into place

February 12, 2019

Smart bed rolls selfish sleepers back into place

At the end of a hectic day, cosying up to the one you love should be a welcome relief. But for those who share their bed with a “space invader”, precious hours can be lost simply trying to reclaim a fair share of the mattress.

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How autonomous vehicles could communicate with pedestrians

February 6, 2019

How autonomous vehicles could communicate with pedestrians

Hand gestures, head nods and thumbs-up signals all help to ensure drivers, pedestrians and cyclists know what each other is doing. But how will self-driving vehicles, with no human driver, communicate with those around them?

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The dog that helped design a car

January 31, 2019

The dog that helped design a car

For many people, dogs are a part of the family. But whereas most people wouldn’t dream of allowing their children to travel unrestrained, the same is not true for their pets.

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Camping fans will strike gold with our new Nugget

January 21, 2019

Camping fans will strike gold with our new Nugget

It sleeps four, and has a kitchen, dining area and even a shower.

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Robutt’ helps seats survive sweaty workouts

January 8, 2019

Robutt’ helps seats survive sweaty workouts

Joining a gym, taking an exercise class or breaking out the running kit are high on many people’s list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Our clever new van lights up even the shortest day

December 19, 2018

Our clever new van lights up even the shortest day

In London, the shortest day of the year delivers almost nine fewer daylight hours than the longest.

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Make sure your dog has a happy new year

December 18, 2018

Make sure your dog has a happy new year

New Year’s Eve. Faces lit up with joy as the countdown to midnight begins and the skies are illuminated by fireworks. But the soundtrack to that experience can be a painful one for pets and worrying for owners.

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Winter driving is snow joke

December 10, 2018

Winter driving is snow joke

Snow, ice, rain, darkness, wind and the blinding low sun; there’s little wonder that many drivers, no matter their level of experience, dislike driving in winter.

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How big data could help make cities safer

November 29, 2018

How big data could help make cities safer

It is often only after accidents have occurred that particular junctions or stretches of road are identified as problematic for drivers, cyclists or pedestrians.

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Are You a Zombie at The Wheel?

November 22, 2018

Are You a Zombie at The Wheel?

See a friend reach for the car keys after a boozy night out and many of us will speak out or persuade them to hand over the keys. But how if they insist on driving tired?

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Camping fans will strike gold

November 21, 2018

Which is more slippery – leaves or snow?

They may be a crucial ingredient in creating the stunning autumnal landscapes so beloved by photographers, but in certain situations leaves can present a significant danger to drivers.

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A dummy’s guide to crash tests

November 15, 2018

A dummy’s guide to crash tests

Ever wondered what crash testing looked like – from a dummy’s perspective?

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Mustang is comic strip on wheels

November 9, 2018

Mustang is comic strip on wheels

When this Mustang suffered irreparable internal damage, it looked like the end of the road. But cartoonist and illustrator Fabrizio De Tommaso had other ideas that – from the outside at least – it could become a work of art.

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Taking on the world's most iconic motorcycle course - on four wheels

November 7, 2018

Taking on the world’s most iconic motorcycle course – on four wheels

The Isle of Man TT Festival is among the most famous motorsport festivals in the world. Every year, over two weeks, 30 million fans tune in to see top motorcyclists test their talent on the incredible “Mountain Course”. But you don’t have to be on two wheels to get the best out of what is one of Europe’s Greatest Driving Roads.

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You don’t want to get stuck behind this lot!

November 7, 2018

You don’t want to get stuck behind this lot!

Summer drivers might have to wait patiently behind one or two caravans before they can overtake. But 15 in a row – all pulled by a single vehicle?

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Knights in armour, robots and lasers

October 31, 2018

Knights in armour, robots and lasers

Once it was a technique that helped protect knights in armour from the crashing blows of their rivals. Now, we are applying a cutting-edge version of the same technology to help make our cars safer than ever.

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Follow your headlights! New tech predicts what’s coming

October 24, 2018

Follow your headlights! New tech predicts what’s coming

According to a recent survey, most people are scared driving after dark, something that, with the clocks about to go back, will soon be happening for more and more people.

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London trials our new plug-in hybrid vans

January 20, 2017

London trials our new plug-in hybrid vans

We are launching a multi-million pound project designed to help improve air quality in London as part of a global electrified vehicle push.

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