Ford Edge review: The SUV in the middle ground


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On a recent drive through France to the Alps for a family holiday I was struck by just how many SUVs there were on the autoroute. I’m well aware of how popular the erstwhile Chelsea tractor is among middle-class families these days but it seemed this year, more than any previous year, that the half-term […]

21/02/2018

These are the new F1 cars for 2018’s World Championship


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Over the last week or so, we’ve seen F1 teams start to reveal their new cars for the forthcoming season, which officially starts at the Melbourne Grand Prix on 25 March. So far, we’ve seen vehicles unveiled by Haas, Williams, Red Bull, Sauber and Renault. You can see details of all the new cars on […]

21/02/2018

Dyson car: James Dyson is planning not one but three EVs by 2030


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Dyson has become a jewel in the UK’s engineering crown, and its range of vacuum cleaners and dryers represents one of the country’s greatest products. Its next mission? Putting its engineering and battery expertise into a completely different machine – an electric car. In fact, as a recent report suggests, it’s not just one electric […]

17/02/2018

An all-electric Vauxhall Corsa is coming in 2020


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Vauxhall has confirmed the next-generation Corsa – due next year – will feature a fully electrified variant set to roll off production lines at the brand’s plant in Zaragoza, Spain, in 2020. PSA, which also owns Peugeot, Citroen and DS, took over Vauxhall and its German sister marque Opel in 2017. Late last year, the firm announced the results of a 100-day review of […]

16/02/2018

Using your phone in a pulled-over car is now illegal in France


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It’s a common occurrence. A call comes through as you’re driving home from work, and you find somewhere safe to pull over and accept it. No big deal, right? Apparently not, as a French court has decided to ban the world’s favourite scapegoat, no longer allowing the use of smartphones in cars, even if that […]

14/02/2018

11 things we love about the new London electric taxi


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Yesterday, I was given the chance to drive the new LEVC TX electric London taxi, so naturally I jumped at the opportunity. After all, there have only ever been a handful of new taxi models built solely for the capital. A totally new one is worthy of considerable excitement. The TX is the first electric […]

14/02/2018