Car-parts entrepreneur Ian Warhust has stepped in to save the Bloodhound supersonic speed project after it went into administration in November.
The 1,000mph Bloodhound team said it is being bought for an undisclosed amount by the Barnsley businessman and a future plan will be unveiled in January.
As many as 20 million individual Christmas leisure trips will take place this week in the run-up to Christmas, a study of drivers’ travel plans and congestion forecasts conducted by the RAC and INRIX reveals.
The research suggests a staggered spread of getaway traffic throughout this week, peaking towards the weekend as large volumes of everyday commuter traffic combine with people making leisure journeys with Thursday and the festive but ‘frantic’ Friday likely to be some of the worst days with 2.5 million and 2.8 million individual journeys expected to be taken respectively.
Over eating and driving could be as dangerous as drinking and driving this Christmas.
The research by Green Flag in collaboration with top nutritionist Jenny Tschiesche, has found that nine in ten (87%) UK motorists will experience a ‘festive food lag’, following their Christmas meals, which will make them feel tired, sluggish and lacking in concentration, even if they don’t drink.
Jaguar Land Rover will announce a cost-cutting business plan in the New Year which is believed to include cutting jobs and non-core operations to save £2.5Billion.
Weekend media reports were not confirmed by the company which it said were “rumours”.
Volkswagen says it’s progressing cooperation talks with Ford over future technology and model development plans.
Sharing manufacturing of platforms for vehicles, behind-dash electronics and driver controls, as well as electronic traction systems are said to be on the table.
Premium brand Infiniti will uncover its forthcoming fully electric crossover coupe SUV next month at the Detroit motor show.
Last year it said the first evs or hybrids would hit showrooms in 2021.