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Belting out favourite tunes at the wheel is good for the soul

Making your commute fly by with a no holds barred sing-along to your favourite songs could be a key part of your urban survival guide. Experts agree that there are a range of health benefits to staging impromptu karaoke sessions at the wheel – ones we only feel truly comfortable giving when there is no […]

Mustang is the best-selling sports car on the planet!

Think Ford Mustang, and maybe you get a mental image of the iconic sports car cruising on America’s beautiful Pacific Coast Highway – or burbling through the busy streets of New York. It’s a car that’s traditionally as American as country music and Stetson hats, but you could now be just as likely to spot […]

What’s super strong, fast growing, and potentially going to be part of cars? Bamboo!

You’ve probably sat on it, built with it, and maybe even eaten it, but did you know that cars could be next to benefit from bamboo – one of the world’s strongest natural materials? While investment in research has led to breakthroughs in new materials like super strong carbon fibre and lightweight aluminium, nature’s wonder material […]

Brexit, Brains and ‘Grannyhair’ – We’re All Going Grey

Forget old and boring – those in the know are going grey. Celebrities including Rihanna and Cara Delevingne are dyeing their locks grey, #GrannyHair has more than 250,000 posts on Instagram, and 63-year-old grey-haired model Lyn Slater earlier this year followed in the footsteps of Cindy Crawford, Claudia Schiffer and Naomi Campbell to sign with […]

The car cot that means more sleep for mum, dad and baby

For many new parents, there is only one guaranteed solution to putting their baby down at the end of the day – a night-time drive that soothes, calms and eventually helps little one nod off.   But that still means a disrupted night for mum or dad, who research shows can typically expect little more […]

Car sickness research to put brakes on family road trip curse?

Guaranteed to strike fear into any parent, the phrase “I feel sick!” will be dreaded and chorused in cars across the U.K. next week when an estimated 16 million people hit the road for the great Easter getaway.   Stop-start traffic and winding roads worsen a condition that afflicts two-thirds of us at some point, […]

Self-driving car leaders

A new independent report says that we are ahead of the game when it comes to developing automated driving systems.   The Navigant Research Leaderboard Report: Automated Driving examined 18 companies developing such systems, and rated them on criteria including vision, strategy and staying power.   “This is an important report because Navigant takes a […]