OEM Spotlight

18th April 2019

Kia EV Concept Hints at Mobility Ambitions

Kia has unveiled an EV as its vision of how vehicles designed for ride- and car-sharing models will look like in the relatively near future. Based on the carmaker’s...


5th April 2019

Ford Pitches Electrification on All European Models

Ford is playing catch-up in the race to electrify its range promising to have an electrified version of every model in its European range. It did this during another...


2nd April 2019

Nissan’s Connected Car Ecosystem ‘Will Keep Data Safe’

Consumers have been promised total control over their driving data in Nissan’s connectivity strategy. That’s the promise being made by Garth Dunsmore Nissan Europe director of electric vehicles and...


26th March 2019

EV Sales At Tipping Point In Europe, Says Kia

European consumers are starting to gain confidence with EV ownership according to Kia which even claims to be seeing real enthusiasm for the powertrain. That’s the opinion of Kia...


20th March 2019

Volvo Takes Nanny-State-Of-Mind to New Heights

Way back in the 1950s when Volvo gave away its patent for the car’s first three-point seat belt to other manufacturers, many motorists scoffed. These safety doubters would have...


20th March 2019

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance Launches Own Cloud

Far from drifting apart following the sacking of its chief Carlos Ghosn, the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance looks like forging even closer ties in the all-important data arena. It has announced...


19th March 2019

Future Citroën Designers May Be Furniture Specialists

Autonomous vehicles could see the creation of two different breeds of car designers, even opening the automotive door to furniture creatives. This is the opinion of Citroën’s head of...


13th March 2019

Kia Says ICE Could Survive in Electrified Automotive Future

Electrification of vehicle powertrains will alter depending on consumer needs and market segments and many will still employ ICE technology. That’s the view of Kia Motors Europe’s head of...


12th March 2019

Public Driverless Mobility a Winner For Carmakers, Says PSA

Mobility is a ‘win-win’ for carmakers who can either make revenues by providing autonomous vehicles to urban transport ecosystems or take over the services themselves. That’s the opinion of...


4th March 2019

Tested: 2019 Jeep Wrangler (JL) Rubicon – Tech Takes to The Rough

Jeep may be claiming its new iconic mud-plugger is more focused on broadening its appeal into the lifestyle urban market but the new car is still very much a...


1st March 2019

Aston Martin Valkyrie Tops 1,160bhp With Hybrid Boost

As if the Aston Martin Valkyrie’s 1,000bhp naturally aspirated V12 engine wasn’t enough power, the British manufacturer has now strapped a hybrid system to it pushing total output to...


27th February 2019

Forget ‘Dieselgate’, VW Launches Most Powerful German Oil-Burner

Just when most had thought Volkswagen had turned its collective back on diesel power following its cheat device scandal, it will release the most powerful oil-burner to to roll...