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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.(…)

Scalextric-style roads could be used to wirelessly charge electric vehicles

‘Power-up’ strips could be used on UK roads to wirelessly charge electric vehicles in the future. The strips, similar in appearance to the Scalextric racing toys, are currently being developed by several companies, BMW amongst them. The UK government has invested £40 million into the research aimed at finding a viable method of charging whilst(…)

BMW recalls 300,000 vehicles in the UK

BMW has recalled up to 312,000 cars in the UK after it was found they potentially had a serious defect that could see them cut out completely whilst being driven. The vehicles affected by the fault are the BMW 1 Series, the 3 Series, the Z4 and the X1 (petrol and diesel models produced between(…)

A look back at the BMW 7-series E38 (1994 – 2001)

Today’s retrospective takes in a slawart of the BMW stable: the 7-series E38. Launched in 1994, the E38 was the third generation of BMW’s executive saloon, the e-number initially just a code-name, that later stuck. As you’d expect from a car in this segment, the interior was luxurious and packed with every imaginable gadget. Traction(…)

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