UK Cars

Win A GoPro Camera

Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

To celebrate the MINI ALL4 Racing Team as they prepare to trek across South America and go all out to land their fourth win in a row at the Dakar Rall...

Self Driving Cars Are Basically Death Traps In The Rain

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

The UK has announced its four test-beds for self-driving cars. But it might want to check the weather forecast. For if the results of a test of the...

Self-Driving Cars Will Be On UK Streets In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 04.12.2014 | UK Tech

Four cities in England have been announced as test sites for a new fleet of driverless cars. Milton Keynes, Coventry, Bristol and Greenwich will al...

How To Beat Car Window Fog Using Cat Litter And A Sock

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 03.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When you're in a rush there's nothing more annoying than foggy car windows slowing you down. But did you know there's a super easy way to beat moto...

Boris Mulls 'Car-Free' Sundays In London

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK

Boris Johnson has said he would seriously consider making central London 'car-free' for certain Sundays, after being impressed with the scheme in Jaka...

Start Your Engines, Win The Ultimate Rally Experience

Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Tech

Here’s your chance to sample the axle-grinding, wheel-churning exhilaration of the world’s toughest rally, as guests of the MINI ALL4 Racing T...

The Battle Between Oil and Electricity

Intelligence Squared | Posted 17.11.2014 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

Can we take the boundary between these two energy carriers for granted? Although the division appears clear and logical at the moment, history shows that nothing can be taken for granted. When oil was first produced, it was not to fuel the internal combustion engine.

We Love Our Cars So Much - And Here's Why

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 24.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you’re a car driver, you’ll never forget the moment when - after what seemed like an eternity of waiting - your driving test assessor turned to...

New Roads Are Not the Way Forward

Natalie Bennett | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Politics
Natalie Bennett

Today's announcement on new road building from the Prime Minister is further confirmation that this government is driving us into an economic, social and environmental cul-de-sac.

Parents Need to Become Better 'Road Models'

Jo Whiley | Posted 10.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jo Whiley

Everyone picks up bad habits in life as well as driving, it's inevitable, but when you have children it's important to make sure you're not making glaring mistakes on a regular basis. I suppose that what many people need to realise is that if for instance your child grows up watching you on your phone in the car then they'll believe that it is safe behaviour.

Eco Machines: Designing Tomorrow's Cars Today

Intelligence Squared | Posted 04.11.2014 | UK Tech
Intelligence Squared

However, many people can't understand why racing a car is still a socially acceptable occupation. After all, these things seemingly run round and round, burning valuable fuel for no apparent reason.

Feeling Anxious? Driving Around Can Help Calm Your Nerves

The Huffington Post UK | Jennifer Barton | Posted 31.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

When we're feeling anxious and overwhelmed, sometimes there's no better way to de-stress than jumping in the car and going for a relaxing drive. W...

10 Of Britain's Most Beautiful Off-The-Beaten-Track Car And Bike Trails

Huffington Post UK | Michael Macaroon | Posted 22.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It’s all too easy to forget the simple pleasures of getting behind the wheel: independence, a sense of liberation and the ability to go beyond our e...

Car Wars: The Environmental Cost of TTIP

Martin Whitlock | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK Politics
Martin Whitlock

The E.U.'s TTIP assessment says that increases in CO2 emissions in its best case will be a "negligible" 11,000 tonnes. If the two-way trade in cars is going to add another 900,000 tonnes to that figure, it follows that other provisions in the proposed arrangements must bring about reductions in CO2 emissions on a similar scale.

How Brands Are Making Social Media a Meaningless Buzzword

Ehsan Khodarahmi | Posted 05.12.2014 | UK
Ehsan Khodarahmi

Social media is increasingly becoming meaningless as a buzzword used by many business and organisations. Social media cannot do magic for businesses if they fail to fulfil their customers' expectations in a timely manner.

You Can Test Drive A Car In Virtual Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.10.2014 | UK Tech

Lexus has unveiled its first ever virtual reality test drive simulator using Oculus Rift. The setup allows you to drive its high-tech hypercar the Lex...

If You Own A Vauxhall Car, You Need To Read This

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK

Car company Vauxhall has warned owners of around 3,000 models not to drive the vehicles due to a steering problem. Vauxhall said that around 3,000 ...

Thomas Tamblyn

This Is What It's Really Like To Drive A £100,000 Electric Car

HuffingtonPost.com | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 25.09.2014 | UK Tech

The Tesla Model S Performance Plus is available to buy in the UK now for £100,503. A standard Model S starts at £49,900. Key Features: 0-62mph...

Google's Self-Driving Cars 'Programmed To Break The Speed Limit'

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Tech

Google has admitted that its self-driving cars are designed to intentionally break the speed limit by up to 10 miles-per-hour. Project lead enginee...

Here's How You Break Into A Car Using Just Your Laptop

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Tech

A video has been uploaded showing a man breaking into his own car using nothing but a laptop. Security researcher Dr Silvio Cesare exclusively reve...

What 50% of Us Are Now Thinking About When Buying Our Next Car

Shivvy Jervis | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Shivvy Jervis

For years we've trusted car mechanics to keep one of our biggest financial investments in working order. But do we really know the ins and outs of our car? How often are we getting ripped off for repairs?

The Government Will Replace Drivers With Computers Next Year

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Tech

Trials of driverless cars will start in January 2015, the government announced on Wednesday - but a lot of people aren't happy with the idea. A rec...

The Shame and Shaming of the Adult Non-Driver

Ryan Love | Posted 16.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ryan Love

So here I am, 25 and without my driving licence. For the first time I'm actually embarrassed about it. I had never considered that there would be a day when I'd feel judged for not having accomplished what my sister achieved six weeks after turning seventeen, or what my parents have been doing for a combined 70 years.

Robot Valet Parks Cars For You

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 03.07.2014 | UK Tech

This is Ray, the world's first completely automated car park. You simply drop your car off, Ray then picks up your car and slots it into one of the em...

This Weird Goopy Ball Could Be The Future Of Transport

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.06.2014 | UK Tech

Cars made of next-generation 'morphable surfaces' could be hitting the roads one day after a breakthrough by scientists at MIT. Scientists believe ...