Cars

Porsche launches Super Bowl ad for the Taycan, first one in 23 years

Porsche is returning to the Super Bowl ad space for this year and it has been a long time since they were here last, back in 1997, which is 23 years ago. This year, Porsche is using their ad to highlight the new Taycan, which was launched in the last few weeks and is the company’s first all electric car, which rivals the Tesla Model S. “To spotlight the market […]

BMW i8 will stop being manufactured this April, company focusing more on all electric cars

BMW has been manufacturing the i8 hybrid for over 5 years now, from when the car launched in the US in 2014. This week, BMW announced that production for the car would be ending in April due to the company focusing on more bespoke electric cars, just like Volkswagen is. The BMW i8 was launched as a two seater plug in hybrid as a rival to the Porsche 911 and […]

Aston Martin has reportedly canceled plans for the Rapide E

Aston Martin has been promising and promising us an all electric version of the Rapide saloon car, which was and still is the company’s only four door model. The Rapide E has been on the cards since as early as 2015, with the original plan to make 155 of them for an undisclosed price. This week, car magazine Autocar has been told from a source close to Aston Martin that the Rapide […]

New Volkswagen Up! GTI for 2020 is now available to order

Volkswagen discontinued the Up! GTI here in the UK eight months ago due to the way emissions are tested with the new WLTP testing procedure and also the allocation of cars for the UK had already been allocated. Volkswagen’s baby hot hatch received many highly praised reviews by car magazines such as Top Gear and is loved by owners all over, so as of today Volkswagen has updated the entire […]

Aston Martin and Airbus have launched a helicopter

Aston Martin and Airbus have got together to create Aston Martin’s first helicopter, which considering the car company’s past of a motorbike, speedboat and also a concorde inspired DBS – the helicopter fits in pretty well. Aston haven’t gone out and made a brand new helicopter here, the ‘ACH130 Aston Martin Edition’ is a repainted and re-trimmed Airbus ACH130 helicopter, which isn’t a bad thing. Also, the bodywork and interior […]

VW aims to produce 1.5 million electric vehicles by 2025

Volkswagen has been battling with the aftermath of ‘dieselgate’ for nearly five years now and since that has been dealt with, the company and most of the VW Group have been focusing on the future, which is electric vehicles. Tesla has been leading the market for EVs in the US for a while now, since the Model 3 was launched. ID.3 Not to get left behind, Volkswagen unveiled the first […]

Ford Ranger Raptor is being trialled by UK Police forces

Back at the end of November, Ford UK announced that the new high performance version of its Ranger pickup truck – the Ranger Raptor is starting to be trailed by select police forces across the UK. Initially, South Wales Police had access to the pickup and in November, Autocar spoke to Ford who said several “covert teams” had asked about the Raptor and that they were “hopeful” more forces could start […]

Toyota and Lexus to add CarPlay to 2019 models

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit today, Lexus unveiled its latest car – The 2019 Avalon saloon car and according to a post from Apple blog MacRumors, it is the first new car from Lexus that will support CarPlay from Apple. This is something which a handful of car journalists have criticised Lexus for, as all the big main manufactures now support CarPlay and or Android Auto, including Volkswagen, […]

Tesla is going to phase out the Model S 75 this weekend

This weekend, more specifically this Sunday – Tesla is planning to reduce the current lineup of the Model S by removing the most affordable version they sell, the S 75. This news comes courtesy of Engadget, who reached out to Tesla today to confirm the news first reported by electric car blog, Electrek. This news isn’t new, this decision to slim down the Model 3 range was decided back in July, shortly […]

Tesla still ready to start building Model 3 this July

Tesla’s latest electric car, the Model 3 is scheduled to be on sale later this year – the company says it’s on time to commence building the final versions starting in July with the capacity to assemble up to 5,000 per week this year and 10,000 a week next year. This news was announced las week in the company’s Q1 earnings report. Branding issue With the Model 3, Tesla is facing some other issues […]