Toyota Motor Corp’s president said that it would be wrong for diesel use to fall as a result of the Volkswagen emissions scandal and that Toyota would continue to use diesel engines in vehicles where appropriate, such as in trucks.
“Diesel has its merits, and it would be wrong if the ongoing scandal led to the end of diesel use,” Toyota President Akio Toyoda told reporters at the Tokyo Motor Show.
Car Care Monmouth has revived a classic British motorbike brand, Francis-Barnett, through a new vintage styled electric-bike which is now available in Monmouth.
With its classic lines, vintage design and heritage green paint work, the new bike is not only sympathetic to Francis-Barnett’s original ethos of both style and reliability, but is designed to complement a modern, fashion focused rider and includes cutting edge e-bike technologies.
The Royal Automobile Club has announced recipients of the Dewar Trophy and Simms Medal for 2015 are GKN Hybrid Power and Williams Advanced Engineering.
The Dewar Trophy was presented to GKN for development and application to buses of Gyrodrive while Williams were rewarded for their work developing new technologies for commercial use and particularly improving energy efficiency with the Simms Medal.
The all-new Jaguar XE is achieving widespread praise from its first owners following its launch earlier this year, andfrom today the Jaguar sports saloon experience is offered to the next generation of drivers with the launch of ‘Jaguar First’.
This new scheme from Jaguar offers driving lesson experience days to 11-17 year-olds to help prepare them for their driving test and for driving safely and responsibly on public roads from £45.
Yamaha has shown a concept sports car at the Tokyo motor show.
It has developed the Sports Ride Concept with Gordon Murray’s iStream advanced manufacturing carbon fibre technology and it weighs just 750KG.