A look back at the BMW 2002 Turbo (1973 – 1974)

If you were to imagine a modern-day contemporary for the BMW 2002 Turbo, it would most likely be the M3. An itsy-bitsy saloon with staggering, sporty performance and yet it was moderately fuel efficient, thanks to the KKK-blower – something that was important at the time with the 1970’s energy crisis at its peak. Europe’s(…)

Up to 80 vehicles set ablaze during coordinated attack in Sweden

Up to 80 cars have been set alight across Sweden, in what is believed to have been a coordinated attack. The vehicles targeted were set ablaze in a number of different cities across the Scandinavian country. The arsonists were youths, wearing all black and with their faces hidden. Swedish PM, Stefan Lofven , said: “It(…)

Self-parking cars could be on roads as early as 2021

Most of us are familiar with the drudgery that comes from trying to park in a busy town centre; to delicately position your vehicle in a space that seems to shrink as you attempt to eek your way into it. Imagine then,  how nice it would be if your car parked itself for you… That(…)

No UK car manufacturers Brexit ready, industry warns

The British motor industry has issued a warning that of all the UK car manufacturers, “no one would confess to being Brexit ready”. The chief executive of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Mike Hawes has gone on record to say that his members are “increasingly concerned” about the UK leaving the EU(…)

Bear attacks family car at safari park

A family visiting a safari park was left shocked after a bear climbed on their car’s bonnet and started trying to bite its way through the windscreen. The management of the park was criticised by the family after the 6ft black bear began the assault on the vehicle and no rangers were sent to intervene.(…)

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