Volvo has chosen China to build its first EV.
The Chinese owned prestige car maker will create a new model for the family and it’s likely to be sold world-wide.
You can meet world speed challenger Richard Noble and the Bloodhound SSC team members at their Bristol technical centre on Monday 1 May.
There’s even a simulator of the car destined to be the fastest ever on earth which you can sit in and details from here.
A new app that issues bike-specific reminders and allows owners to track and plan maintenance is now available on itunes and the app store, and it’s free for the first 1000 downloads.
Bikeminder was designed by Honda CBR1100XX owner Derek Winton. After buying his first bike in 2014, Edinburgh-based Winton found logging bike maintenance, and referring to a hard copy manual for reminders, to be a slog, so Bikeminder was born.
Volkswagen’s plan to compensate and manage the emissions fiasco in the US will be overseen by a former deputy attorney general, Larry Thompson, on behalf of the US Justice Department.
He will monitor the situation until 2020 after VW agreed to spend $25 Million addressing claims and buying back 500,000 polluting vehicles.
In a move that acknowledges the importance of historic vehicles to our human heritage, the Director-General of UNESCO, Mrs Irina Bokova, has agreed to establish an official partnership between UNESCO and FIVA, the Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens.
FIVA is the only global organisation of its kind aiming to encourage the safe use of historic, mechanically propelled road vehicles, while remaining equally focused on preserving and promoting the very culture of motoring and in 2016, FIVA celebrated its 50th anniversary.