Designer Adam Williams has launched a bespoke chair collection inspired by some classic cars.
Designs commissioned and completed to date include the Daytona, GT40, Ferrari, GTO and a 1952 Bentley Continental and is currently designing chairs for a Porsche 917 and a Lamborghini Miura but you’ll need to sit down when you learn they start from £6,500, dependent on car model and materials.
A preferred £135M third bridge over the Menai Straits is likely to be built east of the existing Britannia crossing, the Welsh Government has announced.
First mooted in 2007, there have been consultations on the new crossing to relieve jams along the A55 and the new bridge would include facilities for pedestrians and cyclists.
UK drivers are an angry bunch according to a new survey on what makes drivers see red when they are on the road.
Over 1700 UK drivers told InsuretheGap.com the top three activities most riling drivers are: Tailgating (49%); using a mobile phone (45%) and pulling in or turning without using indicators (38%).
A fall in the cost of oil and a strengthening of the pound means retailers should be cutting the price of petrol at the pump.
Data from RAC Fuel Watch shows the wholesale price of unleaded has tumbled in the last week making it possible for the major supermarkets to slash at least 2p a litre off the forecourt price and take it down to 125ppl but diesel is still stubbornly high.
MINI is introducing an all-new trim structure across its whole range of vehicles in the UK market.
Classic, Sport and Exclusive – three new styles, each offering customers increased standard specification and a shortcut to a distinctive interior and exterior character of their choice.
A Range Rover Sport has completed the first ever self-driving lap of one of the UK’s most challenging road layouts.
A prototype self-driving Range Rover Sport handled the complex Coventry Ring Road, successfully changing lanes, merging with traffic and exiting junctions at the speed limit of 40mph as part of the £20 million government-funded three-year project, UK Autodrive.
Sainsbury’s Bank Car Insurance says two in five drivers are planning on buying or are likely to buy a car in the next two years.
Among these, over a fifth will be a second-hand car and 17% will be looking to buy a new car, and the average amount they plan to spend is £14,070 while men will allocate £6,036 compared to £11,360 for women.
The faltering sales of new cars in a previously booming China has led dealers to ask the Government to consider purchase tax cuts.
Reuters reports the country’s car dealers’ association wants the tax halved to 5% of cost after a temporary cut three years ago led to the boom of the last few years and investments by European car makers in new assembly plants.
German politicians have clashed over the emissions of cars its making and which underscore its engineering and economy.
Some want lower emissions limits and manufacturers to foot the bills for diesel hardware retrofits but others warn it will severely impact the car makers and lead to job losses as investment is trimmed to offset the costs.