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The Toyota GR Yaris Has Already Been Tuned To 300bhp By Litchfield

The UK tuner has wasted no time fiddling with the GR Yaris, with engine tunes and suspension mods well on the way
Tags: UK, Autos, Toyota, Litchfield


Brexit Means British Drivers Will Avoid EU Speed Camera Fines

EU countries won't be able to send speeding fines to UK motorists due to the country's exit from the Cross Border Enforcement directive
Tags: UK, Eu, Autos, Cross Border Enforcement


Jaguar Land Rover Sales Falling Down

Jaguar Land Rover marked the end of 2020 in a quagmire, a sales slump of more than 20 percent worldwide.   Jaguar Land Rover pointed towards COVID-19 and a two-month production work stoppage as the cause of the downturn, almost a quarter less than what the automaker did in 2019. At a combined 23.6 percent […] The post Jaguar Land Rover Sales Falling Down appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, UK, Sales, Production, Autos, Jaguar Land Rover, Sales And Marketing, Slump, News Blog, Product Planning, Jaguar Land Rover Sales Falling Down


Huge In-Car Touchscreens Are A Distracting Problem We Need To Solve Now

With the UK government finally alert to the distractions posed by large touch-screen interfaces in cars, car makers should get ahead of the curve and switch back to traditional control layouts
Tags: UK, Autos


Top Accessories For Your Vehicle

No matter what car you drive, you always want your morning commute to be as comfortable as possible. With many of us having our own morning routine and music that we love to listen to, there are several gadgets that you can add to your BMW to make driving every day significantly easier on you and much more enjoyable for the family. A CARhandGEL Customisable Dispenser In the unusual time that is the Coronavirus pandemic, a bottle of hand sanitiser has become a must-have in the car. But with...
Tags: UK, Autos, Bmw, Alexa, Facebook Twitter LinkedIn, Useful News, BMW Articles, BMW Accesories, Car Accesories, CARHandGEL, Inflatable Car Bed, Roav VIVA Car Charger, Alexa Enabled Roav VIVA, Alexa Enabled Roav VIVA Car Charger


The 2.0 Inline-Four Toyota GR Supra Is Finally Coming To The UK

Having been confirmed ages ago for the USA and the rest of Europe, the entry-level four-pot 'A90' Supra has made
Tags: Europe, Usa, UK, Autos, Supra


The V6-Powered GT-S Is Now The Only Kia Stinger You Can Buy

The refreshed Kia Stinger is now on sale in the UK, but you can only have one with a V6
Tags: UK, Autos, Kia, Kia Stinger


John Cooper Works Mini EV or the Evolution of Small Appliances?

John Cooper Works Mini and electrification, do they go together? Do buyers who pay a premium for the JCW brand want or need an electric version? Does the evolution of the Mini model range and parent corporation BMW’s ongoing expansion of electric mobility offer anything new for enthusiasts and loyal owners of the John Cooper […] The post John Cooper Works Mini EV or the Evolution of Small Appliances? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: UK, Technology, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bmw, EVs, Mini, John Cooper, John Cooper Works, Enthusiasm, News Blog, John Cooper Works Mini


Our Guide to the Alfa Romeo Extended Warranty (2021)

There are two Alfa Romeo extended warranty plans.Each plan comes with benefits like roadside assistance and trip interruption coverage.Choosing a warranty from a reputable third-party provider may be a cheaper option for some drivers. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. An Alfa Romeo extended warranty can offer peace of mind on the road, but it may not be the most affordable or comprehensive option on the market. In thi...
Tags: UK, Autos, Fiat, Alfa Romeo, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA Group, Alfa Romeos, Vehicle Ownership, Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, CarShield, Auto Warranty, Giuletta, Maximum Care, Third Party Extended Warranty Manufacturer


Electronic Arts Outruns Take-Two in Codemasters Race

Electronic Arts said it had reached an agreement to buy Codemasters in a deal worth $1.2 billion, beating rival video games maker Take-Two Interactive Software to the finish line for the British company. Codemasters shares surged 18.7 percent to $8.63, above EA’s offer of $8.17 per share. UK-based Codemasters, known for its Formula One, DiRT […] The post Electronic Arts Outruns Take-Two in Codemasters Race appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: UK, Media, Video Games, EA, Autos, Videogames, Consolidation, Electronic Arts, Enthusiasm, News Blog, Codemasters, Video Time, Virtual Racing, Take Two Interactive Software


Looking For an Estate Car? Peep the Top Five Estate Cars in 2020

For the UK’s car buyers, estate cars are a popular choice with families who value ample luggage capacity and expect their car to drive just as well as their saloon or hatchback counterpart. A good estate car should be able to tick these boxes, as well as have all the tech and comfort drivers have come to expect in the best cars of today. Advantages of estate cars include: Good to drive Stylish and packed with kit A large load bay that’s easily loaded A good resale value Estate cars have been...
Tags: UK, Cars, Ikea, Jazz, Toyota, Bmw, Mercedes-benz, Amg, Skoda, Ford Focus, Toyota Corolla, Mercedes Benz E Class Estate, Estate Cars, Top Five Estate Cars, Corolla Touring Sports, Skoda Superb Estate The Superb Estate


What Does the Alfa Romeo Warranty Cover? (2020)

The Alfa Romeo warranty comes with a few additional benefits.Alfa Romeo combines its powertrain and bumper-to-bumper coverage into one Basic Limited Warranty.Based on Alfa Romeo’s reliability reputation, it may be worth considering an extended auto warranty to protect your car long-term. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. The Alfa Romeo warranty beats out other manufacturers’ bumper-to-bumper warranty coverage, but its...
Tags: UK, Fca, Autos, Mopar, Giulietta, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler Dodge Fiat, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles FCA Group, Alfa Romeos, Vehicle Ownership, Anti Corrosion Perforation Limited Warranty, Federal Emissions Warranty, Auto Warranty, Alfa Romeo Best


1992 Land Rover Defender “Spectre” Movie Replica Created

A replica of the 1992 Land Rover Defender from the 2015 James Bond movie “Spectre,” has been created by Wilmington, North Carolina’s Osprey Custom Cars, specialists in restomodding classic Land Rover Defenders, Ford Broncos, and Toyota FJs. One of Osprey’s latest, the truck’s outward appearance is identical to that of the movie vehicle, but the […] The post 1992 Land Rover Defender “Spectre” Movie Replica Created appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: UK, James Bond, Autos, Toyota, Land Rover, Trucks, Movie Cars, Wilmington North Carolina, News Blog, Defender, Engine Swap, Ford Broncos, Osprey Custom Cars


UK electric vehicle startup Arrival picks Charlotte for its North American headquarters

Arrival, the UK electric vehicle startup that plans to become a publicly traded company through a merger with  special purpose acquisition company CIIG Merger Corp., has picked Charlotte for its North American headquarters. The company said it will add 150 new employees to support the headquarters and invest about $3 million in office space in South End neighborhood of Charlotte. Arrival said it will be hiring for a variety of corporate positions, including human resources, marketing, finance...
Tags: TC, Transportation, UK, Tech, Automotive, Hyundai, Kia, Charlotte, SPAC, South End, Rock Hill South Carolina, Arrival, Mike Ableson, CIIG Merger Corp, Charlotte Arrival


Volvo may be selling electric-only cars by 2030, its CEO said

Hakan Samuelsson is the CEO of the car company Volvo ADAM IHSE/Getty Images Volvo may have switched to solely producing electric vehicles by 2030, said CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the FT Future of the Car Summit on Thursday. The internal combustion engine is "a technology of the past", Samuelsson said.  Volvo forecasts that one in five of its sales will be electric vehicles this year, and half of all sales to be electric vehicles by 2025. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Swe...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, UK, Sweden, Trends, Car, Boris Johnson, Volvo, Transporation, Forbes, Ev, Nikkei Asian Review, Hakan Samuelsson, Samuelsson, Caterina Dassie, Volvo ADAM IHSE Getty Images Volvo


Steamy stuff: A Honda CB750 for a locomotive enthusiast

Fredrik Pål Persson has faced a few challenges in his time. First, he switched careers from chef to bike builder. Then he had to mortgage his house to keep his company PAAL Motorcycles afloat. More recently, he picked up a client with a most unusual brief: build a Honda cafe racer to reflect an interest in vintage locomotives… These days, PAAL is fortunately in a good space. The Swedish company has an investor on board, four people on the payroll, and two workshops: a custom studio in Ma...
Tags: UK, US, Motorcycles, Norway, Honda, Copenhagen, Malmo, Paal, Vaxjo, Suzuki GSX, Custom Motorcycles, Honda CB750, Cognito Moto, Shinko, Fredrik, Richard Phelps


Chef Tom Kitchin Explores the Wonders of Scottish Produce in Stunning GQ x Lexus Doc

International magazine GQ and luxury vehicle brand Lexus have launched the latest film in their ‘Journeys in Taste’ documentary series, taking viewers on a culinary journey through the Scottish landscape with Michelin starred chef Tom Kitchin. The stunning film sees Tom, known for his skilled reinventions of Scottish cuisine, exploring all that the country has to offer - fishing in the Scottish Borders, foraging on the outskirts of Edinburgh, visiting a distillery near Stirling, driving acr...
Tags: UK, Scotland, Advertising, Automotive, Lexus, Glasgow, Conde Nast, Edinburgh, Michelin, Gq, Tom, Stirling, Condé Nast International, Tom Kitchin, LS Productions, Gloria J


Caberg’s New Horus Modular Helmet Looks Great

Touring and Commuting Caberg has a new modular helmet design called the Horus. A portion of the sales of this helmet will go to the Bergamo Alpine Association to support the city, which was strongly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Horus is a modular designed for both touring and urban commuting. It can be worn both as an open face helmet and as a full-face easily and received ECE homologation under both categories (P and J), according to Motociclismo. The pivot point of the chin guard is di...
Tags: UK, Motorcycles, Italy, North America, ECE, Motorcycle News, Horus, Caberg, Bergamo Alpine Association


Isle Of Man TT 2021 Is Canceled

Two Years In a Row The world’s oldest sanctioned race, Isle Of Man TT, has been canceled for 2021 due to pandemic complications regarding COVID 19. The last time the event was canceled was back in 2001 after the UK caught a bad case of Hand Foot and Mouth disease. This is the first time since World War 2 that the race has been canceled for multiple years in succession. Isle Of Man (the island itself) has imposed some pretty strict laws regarding outsiders visiting the island in hopes to keep it...
Tags: UK, Motorcycles, Island, The Island, TT, Motorcycle News, Laurence Skelly, COVID, Department for Enterprise


Royal Enfield Himalayan Adventure Edition announced in the UK

Royal Enfield has joined hands with its UK distributor Moto GB and come up with...
Tags: UK, Autos, Royal Enfield, Royal Enfield Himalayan Adventure Edition


Royal Enfield Himalayan Comes In a Decked-Out Adventure Variant

Go Further Than Ever Before MotoGB, a well renowned Royal Enfield distributor for the United Kingdom partnered with the Enfield brand to turn this Himalayan Adventure dream into a reality with this new special edition. MotoGB has accessorized this Royal Enfield Himalayan to be better suited for the ‘go-anywhere’ type of adventure riding with a whole ton of upgrades. This special edition comes standard with panniers, engine crash bar, and brush guards mounted to the handlebar to protect your han...
Tags: UK, Adventure, Motorcycles, United Kingdom, Enfield, Motorcycle News, Royal Enfield Himalayan, Royal Enfield


The Station: Lime scoots towards profitability, a framework for AVs, and another electric vehicle SPAC

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox. Hi folks, welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present and future ways people and packages move from Point A to Point B. Let’s get right to it. Companies tried to pack in the news before the Thanksgiving holiday, which means we have a lot to um, digest. Email me anytime at [email protected] to share...
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Europe, UK, Milan, Colorado, Indonesia, Washington, Israel, San Francisco, Tech, General Motors, Atlanta, Barcelona, Indiana, Intel


Speed Read, 22 November 2020

A Ducati 848 that pays homage to the classic 750 SuperSport, a lean, mean and green Triumph Thruxton RS, and an easy-going BMW R65 scrambler. Plus news that BSA are set to resume production. Ducati 848 by JC Racing This is only the second Ducati superbike that Frenchman Jérémie Duchampt has customized—but he’s already cracked the code. Starting with a stock 2011-model Ducati 848 Evo, Jérémie decided to build a modern take on the classic 750 SuperSport. This build is a clever mash-up of par...
Tags: UK, Czech Republic, Motorcycles, Ducati, Poland, Bmw, Bsa, Yamaha, Mahindra, Mahindra Group, Dunlop, Oxford England, Heidenau, Gas Oil, BMW motorcycles, Showa


7 Things That Will Happen Due To The UK’s 2030 ICE Ban

With the UK - one of Europe’s most lucrative new car markets - declaring an internal combustion car ban from 2030, here are the knock-on effects we can expect
Tags: Europe, UK, Autos


2021 BMW G 310 R Gets European Launch

Touchdown! Following the recent release of this bike in India, BMW has the official launch for the 2021 BMW G 310 R in Europe locked and loaded with three new color options and some new features (including the obvious, Euro 5 engine compliance). The new G 310 R features a Euro 5 compliant 313cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder engine producing 34 horsepower and 21 lb-ft of torque in a 349 lb package. With bikes like the KTM 390 Duke making such a big splash in the smaller displacement range marke...
Tags: Europe, UK, News, India, Motorcycles, Italy, Bmw, KTM, BMW Motorrad, 2021 BMW G 310 R


How four European cities are embracing micromobility to drive out cars

The coronavirus pandemic is acting as a catalyst for urban transformation across Europe as city authorities grapple with how to manage urban mobility without risking citizens’ health or inviting gridlock by letting cars flood in. Micromobility and local commerce are being seen as both short and long-term solutions for urban revival in a number of cases. We’ve run down key policy developments in four major cities, Paris, Barcelona, London and Milan, which — at varying speeds — are pushing to reth...
Tags: Europe, UK, New York, Milan, London, France, Government, San Francisco, Tech, Spain, Bloomberg, Barcelona, Policy, Automotive, Paris, Italy


Arrival becomes latest electric vehicle startup to test the public markets with a SPAC

Arrival has gone from stealthy electric vehicle startup to prospective public company in a span of a year. The UK-based company, which operated in relative secrecy for several years until January when it announced a $110 million investment from Hyundai and Kia, said Wednesday it has agreed to merge with special purpose acquisition company CIIG Merger Corp. Arrival was already considered one of the UK’s most valuable startups before Wednesday’s SPAC merger announcement.  This deal, which when ...
Tags: TC, Transportation, UK, US, Tech, Automotive, Nasdaq, Hyundai, Kia, Faraday Future, Fisker, SPAC, Rock Hill South Carolina, Chargepoint, LUMINAR, Abelson


UK Officially Bringing Forward Ban Of New Petrol And Diesel Cars To 2030

Having already brought forward its previous target to ban the sale of new ICE cars from 2040 to 2035, the UK government is now aiming for 2030
Tags: UK, Autos


Mahindra to revive BSA motorcycles, assembly in the UK to start next year

Mahindra, which owns a 60% stake in Classic Legends, is planning to revive the...
Tags: UK, Autos, Bsa, Mahindra


Cafe ‘Blade: A home-built Honda CBR900RR cafe racer

We’ve learnt to never underestimate garage builders. After-hours projects are usually executed with little money, but an abundance of time—and that sparks creativity and ingenuity. This home-built cafe racer is sharp and minimalistic, but it’s also a bitsa of the highest order. Using a crashed 1996 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade as a donor, builder Leo Poulsen built it up with a mash up of parts that’s borderline genius. Oh, and it’s the first build out of his home garage, too. Leo started out a...
Tags: UK, Ebay, Motorcycles, Ducati, Leo, Honda, Yamaha, Kawasaki Ninja, VTR, TRW, EBC, Honda Motorcycles, Custom Motorcycles, Motogadget, Jutland Denmark, Norton Dominator



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