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Driving Test Changes to Come in 2017

From 4th December 2017, new changes will be added to the driving test. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) recently announced that learner drivers in England, Scotland and Wales will be required to learn different aspects than the previous… Continue reading →

A.I. Comes to Goodyear’s Concept Tyre

Goodyear’s latest concept tyre, the Goodyear Eagle 360 Urban, is akin to something out of a sci-fi movie. A 360 degree tyre, developed to work in conjunction with cars controlled via artificial intelligence. The new tyre is an evolution of the… Continue reading →

Aftermarket Bridgestone DriveGuard Tyres to Launch April 2016

It has been announced that Bridgestone are set to launch their latest run flat technology tyres – the DriveGuard tyre – for aftermarket sale in Europe from 01/04/2016. The Japanese tyre manufacturer has hailed the new DriveGuard tyre range as… Continue reading →

The Use of Nano Technology in Tyres

According to a report from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Nanotechnology and Tyres: Greening Industry and Transport  which was published recently, “the use of new nanomaterials in tyre production could help foster the sustainability of the tyre… Continue reading →

The Technology Making Tyres Safer, More Effective and Greener

The emergence of Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS) is an exciting area of the tyre industry. Since November 2012 all new vehicles produced have been required by law to be fitted with TPMS. Not only is this wave of technology… Continue reading →

Integrated Car Technology– Who will wear the crown?

The advancement of technology within the car industry is evolving like never before. This increase has resulted in the key technology market leaders fighting for the spotlight. Car technology in recent years has not had the chance to flourish the… Continue reading →

Yokohama & Kumho Announce R&D Alliance

Following on from their Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 29 November 2013, the Directors at The Yokohama Rubber Co Ltd and Kumho Tire Co Inc. have announced they are to begin a “master technological alliance agreement”. In the recent announcement,… Continue reading →

Nissan launches manual smartphone app

Nissan has launched a new app which allows Micra customers to access their owner manual on their smartphone. Available on Apple and Android smartphones, the new iManual also incorporates visual recognition software that enables owners to identify dashboard symbols and… Continue reading →

Jaguar Land Rover launches ‘new app era’

Jaguar Land Rover has launched what it labels, “a new era of smartphone app connectivity”. Jaguar InControl and Land Rover InControl will begin appearing in new models from 2014. Developed in partnership with Bosch SoftTec, the new system will allow… Continue reading →

Land Rover launches first hybrid Range Rover

Land Rover has unveiled new hybrid versions of its Range Rover and Range Rover Sport. According to the car maker, the new models deliver spectacular economy gains, “staggering” performance, uncompromised comfort and even better refinement than conventional diesel and petrol… Continue reading →

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