UK Cars

A Bus Powered By POO Just Set A Land Speed Record

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.05.2015 | UK Tech

When you hear that a bus has set a land speed record, the normal assumption is there's a jet engine on the back, or that it has wings. Well this bu...

How Come Driving Is Such a Challenge?

Lykke Scheel Lyons | Posted 20.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lykke Scheel Lyons

I will let you in on a little secret: It took me about 70 lessons before I finally passed my driving test - on the 3rd attempt. You might think that 70 lessons isn't that embarassing - but what if I told you that these were all in automatic cars?

Man Caught Having Sex With Porsche. That's Right, As In The Car...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK

A man in Thailand has been caught on CCTV attempting to have sex with a Porsche Boxster inside a garage. The car-copulator is seen checking to make...

Google Reveals Number Of Accidents Involving Its Driverless Cars

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.05.2015 | UK Tech

Google's driverless cars have been involved in just 11 accidents over a distance of over 1.7 million miles travelled. Director of Google’s self-d...

Thomas Tamblyn

BMW i8 Review: A Blueprint Of The Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Tech

The average car spends around 95 per cent of its life doing absolutely nothing. Colchester is not your average town when it comes to cars t...

If Ferrari Made Spaceships...

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Tech

Ferrari's design chief Flavio Manzoni has done something that literally nobody was expecting: he's designed his very own 'UFO'. Sharing his des...

VW's Apple Watch App Warns You If Your Kids Are Speeding

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Tech

Volkswagen has unveiled its first Apple Watch app and while it comes with many of the remote car functions you'd expect, it also has a new one that wi...

NASA's New Moon Buggy Can Pull Some Amazing Tricks

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 15.04.2015 | UK Tech

This is NASA's new Modular Robotic Vehicle, or Moon Buggy 1 to you and us. It's an all-terrain electric buggy that NASA developed in conjunction with ...

The Ripsaw EV2 Is A Batmobile On Steroids

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Tech

Howe and Howe are a company that specialise in just one simple area which is to create the world's hardest, fastest and most extreme vehicles. They...

Self-Driving Cars Are Going To Make You Throw Up

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 09.04.2015 | UK Tech

Be careful in your first ride of your brand new luxury self-driving Mercedes or Tesla - you don't want to spew chunks over the leather interior. Sc...

Kids Hack Into Car Using Wireless 'Device'

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.04.2015 | UK Tech

Nick Bilton is a columnist for the New York Times, he writes about technology, the development of social media while also looking ahead at the future....

This Gadget Will Turn Every Traffic Light Green

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Tech

A new technology which will allow drivers to turn traffic lights green is being tested in Newcastle. The North East Ambulance service will be the f...

Tesla's April Fools' Prank Was So Convincing It Added $120m To Its Value

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.04.2015 | UK Tech

While CERN probably got our vote for best April Fools' Day prank, Tesla certainly wins for managing to convince the most amount of people. In fact,...

This Was The Car Of The Future... In 1932

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.04.2015 | UK Tech

In 1932, a very strange vehicle was doing the rounds of the motoring shows and fairs. It was an enormous wheel, powered by a large noisy engine and lo...

Elon Musk Says Cars Will Be Banned Unless Driven By Robots

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.03.2015 | UK Tech

Tesla co-founder and all-round Tony Stark, Elon Musk, has predicted that self-driving cars will eventually become so safe that in the future, human co...

Tea with Rauno Aaltonen, the Flying Finn

Lara Platman | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Sport
Lara Platman

I met Rauno Aaltonen at 3am in Valence, France, during the Monte Carlo Rally Historic a few years ago and have been friends ever since. He knew me as the girl with the Leica Noctilux lens who braved the snow to shoot the start of the rally stage.

F1 2015 Preview: Let Battle (Re)commence

Tim Goodchild | Posted 13.05.2015 | UK Sport
Tim Goodchild

Lights are out this weekend in Melbourne and Sunday afternoons will ring loudly with the grunt of a hybrid V6. Okay, that will never get the excitement going...but for the petrolhead fans out there our off season is complete and it is time for the greatest race on Earth to begin once again.

Apple Watch Must Be Banned for Drivers

Paul Singh | Posted 11.05.2015 | UK Tech
Paul Singh

Smart watches have been around for a couple of years but now that Apple are involved wearable tech is about to go mainstream. But this presents a major problem - it is currently perfectly legal to drive a car whilst using a smart watch, and yet they are more dangerous to use when driving than a handheld phone.

Review: What's The Audi Etron Like To Drive In Real Life?

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

From pie-in-the-sky fantasy to a road-going reality, electric and hybrid cars are now firmly on the agenda, with a growing number of manufacturers off...

The Most Exciting Gadget Of 2015 Is The Car

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Conventional automotive technology has reached something of a zenith. For years manufacturers have been honing and refining petrol and diesel engines ...

Why Hybrid Cars Matter In 2015

James Baggott | Posted 12.03.2015 | UK Tech

Hybrid vehicles have been around for years, though they have yet to be fully embraced by the car buying public, particularly in the UK, where diesel e...

What Will Driverless Cars Do to Our Society?

Eleanor Moss | Posted 10.05.2015 | UK Tech
Eleanor Moss

Whilst Volvo envisions us all owning our own car, just like we do now, Google and other companies envision using driverless vehicles as a form of public transport, using Uber-like technology to hail a vehicle directly to our location.

55-Year Old Morris Minor Sells Big At Auction

PA | Posted 07.03.2015 | UK

The one millionth Morris Minor to be produced has sold at auction for £25,760 - 55 years after it rolled off the production line. The classic British...

This Spill-Proof Cup Holder Is A Work Of Motoring Genius

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2015 | UK Tech

In-car cup holders are a great example of a simple technology which is both extremely poor and totally resistant to change. Somewhere along the line w...

How The Audi E-tron Has Shaped The Electric Car

Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.03.2015 | UK Tech

Back in 2009 the electric car was nothing but a consumer fantasy. While car manufacturers were busy developing a range of battery powered models, the ...