Author: Alex Lowe

Ubiquiti launches new UVC-G5-Turret-Ultra camera

Ubiquiti has today revealed two brand new cameras for UniFi Protect. The first one is the G5 Turret Ultra and marks the first of a line of new cameras under the new Ultra umbrella. We already have new Ultra Switch devices and the UK-Ultra access point, which are designed to be low cost, have good performance and have a lot of flexibility in its mounting. The new G5 Turret Ultra […]

Fiat could give the 500 Electric a petrol engine

Fiat currently sells two versions of the 500 hatchback, one which hasn’t really changed a whole lot since its initial introduction in 2007 and then the new Fiat 500 Electric which was introduced in 2020. Italian newspaper Il Corriere della Sera has reported that Fiat has asked its suppliers if they are able to supply parts to increase production at its factory in Mirafiori, Italy, to 175,000 cars per year. […]

New MG3 Hybrid+ now on sale in the UK, from £18,495

This week, MG has put its new MG3 hatchback on sale in the UK, after unveiling it less than a month ago at the 2024 Geneva Motor Show. The company has decided to not make a full electric hatchback this time around and instead opt to make a full hybrid, which is actually the first of its kind for MG. The new MG3 Hybrid+ is on sale now in the […]

Volkswagen introduces the new ID.7 Tourer GTX with 335bhp

Today, Volkswagen has announced a new performance variant of the ID.7 Tourer, just one month after revealing the model itself. Like the new ID.3 GTX that has also been revealed today, the ID.7 GTX takes some inspiration from the GTI lineup with increased performance, sports styling and more kit as standard. With this new variant, the company says that this is “the most powerful Volkswagen estate ever built.” Performance For […]

Volkswagen introduces the new ID.3 GTX with 321bhp

Volkswagen has today revealed the highly anticipated ID.3 GTX, a hot hatch performance version of the existing ID.3 hatchback. The idea of a performance version of the ID.3 came about around three years ago, when the CEO of the company at the time Ralf Brandstatter shared a preview of what he called the ID.X. That car was a four wheel drive, 329bhp rapid hatch with drift mode and capable of […]

New fifth generation Mini Cooper production started in Oxford

Today the production of the new fifth generation Mini Cooper started at the iconic Cowley factory in Oxford. The factory was once used to produce the Rover 75 and other models from that era as well as the ‘new’ Mini which started in May 2001. Since then models of the Mini have been produced for domestic and international markets and starting on 11th March, the new 2024 firth generation Mini […]

Tesco adds all electric Iveco eDaily to its delivery fleet

Tesco has added its first Iveco all electric delivery van to its fleet here in the UK, in the form of the Iveco eDaily. The new van will do home delivery rounds for the supermarket in Horwich. At the moment, Tesco only have the one on the fleet but it’ll be adding a further 150 vehicles by the end of 2024. Tesco has goals of having a fully electric delivery […]

UISP Switch 1.8.0 now available, adds remote access feature

This week, Ubiquiti has released UISP Switch 1.8.0 and supports the UISP Switch, Switch Pro and Switch Plus. The new update has the usual bug fixes and security improvements but it does add an interesting new feature which lets you remote into the UISP Switch using the UISP Application. With version 1.6.0 back in November, Ubiquiti added the initial support for the local web interface on the UISP Switch devices […]

Monzo UK bank now supports mobile cheque deposits

Monzo, a relatively new bank (founded in 2015) here in the UK has now added support for mobile cheque deposits, a feature the company was talking about adding for around six years. Up until the most recent app update, Monzo customers have been able to deposit cheques but they would need to post them in, instead of scanning the cheque on the mobile app. Many more established banks have had […]

Jaguar to stop production of XE, XF and F-Type in June

Jaguar has announced that its saloon models and the F-Type sports car will stop production in June 2024. The company will be only making SUV vehicles going forward, with the all-electric I-Pace, E-Pace and F-Pace. The Jaguar XF has been on sale and in production since 2008, being revealed shortly after Tata purchased the company from Ford. From 2025 onwards, Jaguar will see a new EV era led by its […]