Monday night saw the second fatality on the roads involving an autonomous vehicle, the first since an incident with a self-driving Tesla in 2016. While not much is known about the cause of the accident, it seems as though a pedestrian was struck in Tempe, Arizona. A driver was present in the car. Uber has since suspended testing in several ...Read More »
FEMI OWOEYE Across the mountainous region of Cape Town, South Africa, I drove the latest bloke from BMW. It is called the X2. This, I would like to think, is a sporty version of the X1. Just as X6 is to the X5 and X4 is to the X3. Although the X2 shares the platform of the X1, it is shorter ...Read More »
What Do Soybeans, Tequila, and Pantyhose Have in Common? They’re all recycled and used for seats, insulation, and plastic components in Ford cars!
From an early age, it was drilled into all of us that recycling is good for the environment. Who hasn’t been through a newspaper drive, collected used cans or set aside water bottles? To celebrate Global Recycling Day on 18 March 2018, Ford Motor Company sheds light on some of the surprising materials that make their way into the manufacture ...Read More »
FEMI OWOEYE (Reporting from Cape Town, South Africa) The very first ever BMW X2 has made its official appearance to the African media and so ready to roll into showrooms of the sub-Sahara Africa. As we prepare to test-drive the bold and audacious-looking machine today, one experience that journalists present at the launch would not likely forget so soon is ...Read More »
The Jaguar E-PACE, a five-seat compact SUV that packs the design and performance of a Jaguar sports car into a spacious, practical and connected all-wheel-drive vehicle, is now in sub-Saharan Africa, reports FEMI OWOEYE Newest member of Jaguar’s SUV family following the F-PACE performance SUV and I-PACE Concept all-electric SUV, Jaguar E-PACE takes design inspiration from the F-TYPE sports car. ...Read More »
If you’ve looked at your social media feeds lately, chances are you’ve seen some video or photography taken with the help of a drone. These types of shots, which have been out of reach for amateurs until now, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what drone technology can do. The first thing to know about ...Read More »
Two years ago in 2016, Rolls-Royce rewrote the rulebook for the future of true luxury mobility by presenting the Rolls-Royce VISION NEXT 100 – code-named 103EX – a radical vision of effortless, autonomous, connected, spacious and beautiful luxury mobility, as personal as each individual customer. “When we revealed 103EX to the world in 2016, Rolls-Royce set the agenda for the future ...Read More »
“WE ARE RETHINKING ALL FACETS OF URBAN MOBILITY WITH FUTURES OF MOBILITY”- Matthias Müller, Volkswagen Group CEO
For the Volkswagen Group, e- mobility, autonomous driving, digital networking of all road users and new mobility services are key levers for making mobility in cities more efficient, cleaner and more livable. The Group will be investing more than €34 billion in these future technologies by 2022. “We want to redefine urban mobility, and to that end we are systematically ...Read More »
With worldwide sales of more than 12,000 units, the BMW M2 was the most successful model from the BMW M GmbH in 2017 – Huge popularity prompts the development of an edition model once more underscoring the compact high-performance sports car’s dynamics. Racing technology and an expressive, high performance-oriented design help the BMW M2 (combined fuel consumption: 8.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 ...Read More »
Book Review: The Good, The Mad And The Ugly … Not To Mention Jeremy Clarkson – The Golden Years Of Motoring Journalism?
This book takes a light-hearted look at what the author considers to have been the golden age of motoring journalism – the last two decades of the 20th century. As a writer and tester for Motor magazine, founding Editor of Fast Lane magazine, and a freelance journalist with a weekly column in The Daily Telegraph, Peter Dron has many tales ...Read More »