Jaguar reveals special events across London at iconic locations to mark the world premiere of the new Jaguar XE, the brand’s new sports saloon. With live performances and exhilarating stunts on the River Thames and at Earls Court, Jaguar celebrated British creativity and innovation as part of the dramatic unveiling of the Jaguar XE. Continue Reading →
The Regal nameplate has been a player on Buick’s team since 1973, except for a short hiatus between 2004 and 2009. The name reappeared in the Chinese market in 2009 and was reintroduced to the U.S. in 2011. The 2014 Buick Regal has been freshened up with redesigned front and rear fascias, given a host of new options and features, and sports an upgraded interior to distinguish itself from its older siblings. Let’s take a closer look and see what the new guy has to offer. Continue Reading →
Audi is to upgrade part of its vehicle electrical system from twelve to 48 volts. The move represents another technical building block for facilitating the integration of new automotive technologies while increasing the power and efficiency of its cars. Continue Reading →
According to government statistics on drinking and driving, in 1980 the total number of accidents that involved alcohol was 18,570. This resulted in 1,450 deaths and a total of 29,830 casualties, 7,970 of them being serious.
Fast forward to 2013, the last year for which the complete statistics have been published: the total number of accidents that involved alcohol was 6,630 and these resulted in 230 deaths and a total of 9,930 casualties of which 1,200 were serious.
It is clear that over the years there have been substantial reductions in accidents, deaths and casualties, though the figures are still too high and it is apparent that drinking and driving is killing many people year on year. In fact alcohol is involved in about one sixth of all fatal accidents on UK roads. Continue Reading →