9th September 2021

Škoda Turns to Swarm Technology for Consumer Safety

Škoda has begun using swarm connectivity among its consumers cars to warn fellow motorists of upcoming problems on their routes. Its ‘Local Hazard Information Service’ claims to provide drivers...


13th August 2021

Škoda Tweaks EVO Engines for new Fabia

Škoda has refreshed its powertrain options for the new Fabia offering five new super efficiency internal combustion units from Volkswagen’s EVO generation. All will meet the latest Euro 6d...


29th April 2021

UK Drivers Don’t Want Data Logging Cars, Study Claims

Around three-quarters of UK motorists don’t want data logging technology in their vehicles even if it can save them money. Research by used vehicle consumer website,, claims to...


18th March 2021

Audi Expands Swarm ADAS Capabilities

Audi is accelerating its swarm technology bringing more V2X features to its mass market products. Its upgraded “Local Hazard Information” (LHI) now uses a car-to-cloud connectivity that can estimate...


21st September 2020

Cyber-Security Hardware at Risk of Being Ignored

Automotive cyber-security hardware remains a relatively small market and a missing piece in the vehicle protection. According to a forecast by security chip provider Infineon, cyber hacks might cost...

By Roma Nazarov


23rd July 2020

Profile Peek of Škoda’s First BEV SUV

Škoda has released a peek of the profile for its first all-electric SUV to be launched in September under the nameplate Enyaq iV. It’s the brand’s first series-production vehicle...


17th March 2020

Škoda Octavia Reveals Full Powertrain Lineup

Škoda has published full powertrain details and images for its popular mid-sized family Octavia model that should have debuted at the cancelled 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Headlining the range...


23rd January 2020

VW Expanding European Car-Sharing

While other carmakers back away from car-sharing, there is no sign of cold feet from Volkswagen which has announced expansion plans for its WeShare scheme. German Rivals BMW and...


3rd January 2020

Tested: Škoda Superb L&K 2.0 TSI DSG – the Here and Now Super-Urban Solution

Speak to almost any European car dealer and you will hear the lament that diesel sales continue to plummet amid urban air quality concerns. However, this trend has revitalized...


22nd October 2019

VW Gears Up For Its Mobility Future

Volkswagen is ramping up its strategy of smart city collaboration in a bid to extend its future reach into becoming a major provider of mobility solutions. This week it...


16th September 2019

Weekly Brief: EV Leg-Up in Europe But US Gives Gig Working a Kicking

The demand for electric vehicles may be iffy and the environmental benefits may be questionable. However, one thing is certain – the e-mobility revolution is happening, ready or not....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


10th September 2019

Škoda’s First EV is an Electrified Citigo

Škoda’s first EV, the Citigo-e iV, packs a 36.8kWh battery paired with a 61 kW motor, putting it on par with the existing ICE-powered Citigo city car and the...