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How did Hackers Hijack a Jeep?

A recent experiment set up by Wired magazine has brought to light just how easy it is for hackers to hijack and gain control of a vehicle. Security researchers, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek managed to use a design flaw within Fiat Chrysler’s UConnect infotainment system to wirelessly hack into a Jeep Cherokee, which was being driven by Wired reporter, ...

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Customers lose faith in Toyota as more recalls are made.

Toyota has been in the news a lot over the last few days and this isn’t the first time that the Japanese car manufacturer has had to issue recalls. Hitting the headlines this time round is the Toyota Prius, owing to a malfunction within the hybrid drive system of certain older models of the car. In certain circumstances, this malfunction ...

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Car of the Year announced as the new Volvo XC90.

The new Volvo XC90 SUV has been given the prestigious award of Car of the Year at this year’s Auto Express Awards. It is the first new model to be built by Sweden’s Volvo since it was bought out from the Chinese car maker Geely and as Auto Express’s editor-in-chief Steve Fowler explains, “Geely has provided the backing for Volvo ...

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What to expect at the Goodwood Festival of Speed 2015.

This weekend sees the 25th annual Goodwood Festival of Speed, one of the biggest gatherings of motorcars, new and old alike and a hot date on every motor enthusiasts calendar. The festival runs for four days from Thursday 25th through to Sunday 28th June on the historic Goodwood estate in West Sussex, with this year’s theme entitled “Flatout and Fearless: ...

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How to tell if you are over the Drink-Drive Limit.

Plans to develop smart cars, which would refuse to start if the driver had exceeded the drink-drive limit have commenced in the US. The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), is working closely with leading car makers such as Ford, GM and Volkswagen to develop an alcohol detection system for vehicles in the hope that this would cut down ...

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Fancy a Fiat 500?

According to a leaked document within the motor industry, the new ‘Series 4’ Fiat 500 is set to be unveiled on June 11th, with production starting in August and should be in showrooms sometime next year. The Fiat facelift will include a complete styling and technology overhaul, which will feature new front and rear bumpers, a new range of colours, ...

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Make way for the new SEAT Ibiza.

Last year the Spanish car manufacturer, SEAT, celebrated 30 years of their popular model, the Ibiza. To help celebrate this momentous occasion, SEAT recently launched a face lifted version of the forth generation Ibiza, which has been available in its previous form since 2008, and has commenced work on the eagerly anticipated fifth generation model, with the hope of launching ...

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Latest Audi News

Lots of news from the German car manufacturer Audi this week, with the promise of some impressive new releases come the end of the year. Let’s kick off with a look at the newly released Audi A3 1.6 TDI Ultra SE. Taking over from the similarly named Audi A3 1.6 TDI SE, the new Ultra model boasts a combined fuel ...

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New Skoda set to be Superb

The new Skoda Superb is set to arrive in all European dealerships in June 2015 and Skoda is hoping that their third generation motor will seal the deal with it’s new design, increased space, new technology and more powerful engines. The Superb has always been marketed as an affordable car, offering more space, comfort and refinement than the average run ...

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How much is the new Ford Mondeo Vignale?

  The answer? A whopping £29,045! Due to go on sale next month, the Ford Mondeo Vignale started out as a concept car which was showcased at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show and is now aiming to attract the attention of those drivers who prefer a more luxurious drive. So what do you get for the money? Along with all ...

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