|Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has signed a framework agreement with Uber, the ride-sharing company, to sell tens of thousands of autonomous driving-compatible base vehicles between 2019 and 2021.|
The base vehicles are developed on Volvo Cars’ fully modular,
Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum has installed a new display of original film cars driven by female characters starring alongside 007 in the James Bond franchise. Also included are previously unseen costumes, props and storyboards.
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A new app, that helps car buyers to uncover fraud in used cars they are looking to purchase is now officially available in the UK. Carly’s Connected Car app, available for BMW, MINI, Mercedes and Volkswagen Group cars, can tap … [Continue Reading]
Driverless cars could create a highway to confusion unless training and coaching catches up with the fast pace of change and helps drivers cope with a whole new set of demands.
That is the overall conclusion reached by a collection … [Continue Reading]
The UK’s biggest independent road safety charity IAM RoadSmart maintains that we will not gain the full safety benefits of self-driving cars until every car on the road is connected to each other – a statement that has now been … [Continue Reading]
A mighty Mercedes-Benz Unimog has delivered a huge efficiency boost for Whatley & Co by taking on the work of no fewer than three previous vehicles.
The long-established company specialises in installing water pumps and irrigation systems for agricultural customers, … [Continue Reading]
Inverness-based family business Williamson Foodservice has taken delivery of two new temperature controlled DAF trucks from Fraikin on a five-year full-service contract hire deal, marking a move away from outright purchase for its truck fleet.
Williamson Foodservice operates a 30-strong … [Continue Reading]
Highlights of the May sales figures issued today by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) include:
- Ford Fiesta is the UK best-seller
- Transit Custom and Transit first and second in CV sales
- Transit CV range is second in
So delighted was the Swansea-based Gavin Griffiths Group with its first Mercedes-Benz rigid truck that it promptly returned to South Wales Dealer Euro Commercials with an order for a second, identical vehicle.
The new eight-wheeler’s most striking attribute is its … [Continue Reading]