The newly launched Scala has been called into service to join the ranks of ŠKODA’s celebrated blue-light fleet line-up.
The ŠKODA Scala’s advanced driver assistance and safety features make it an ideal partner for the emergency services. The brand also offers a ‘one-stop shop’ for blue-light fleets that includes full vehicle conversion, which sees the generous interior – with a vast 467 litre boot (extendable to 1,410 litres with rear seats folded down) – able to fit both passengers and equipment, comfortably.
Some of Britain’s newest and most popular cars are at risk of being stolen in a matter of seconds, because thieves are able to exploit weaknesses in their keyless entry and start systems, according to What Car?
Using available technical scanners popular with thieves, the security experts opened seven popular cars in between 10 and 50 seconds, but were thwarted by rolling-code electronic keys used by a few manufacturers.
Two dozen crashes a week involved vehicles parked on the hard shoulder of motorways.
This results in five people being seriously injured or killed, said Green Flag recovery as it highlighted the danger with the August Bank Holiday approaching.
Bentley has re-created a long-lost car from its illustrious past that provides a crucial link in the history of its most important models.
The ground-up rebuild of the only 1939 Corniche ever made highlights the marque’s pedigree of design and technological innovation, the breadth of skills within Mulliner’s bespoking division, and connects the fabled Embiricos 4¼ Litre and R Type Continental using the test-crash damaged original chassis but with a completely new body as the original was destroyed in WW2.
RED Driving School has found that unfamiliar roads cause the most nerves among UK drivers, despite there being more prevalent dangers on the roads.
Unfamiliar roads were found to contribute to a staggering 38% of drivers’ anxieties and by contrast, pedestrians panicked only 1% of those behind the wheel.
Hydrogen Mobility Europe (H2ME) said the pan-European project has now deployed close to 500 hydrogen-powered fuel cell electric vehicles (FCEVs) and 30 hydrogen refuelling stations (HRS) across Germany, France, Scandinavia, the United Kingdom and other European countries.
Vehicles have now travelled over 8 million kilometres since the project began in 2015, with over 5 million of these happening in 2018.