by Ian Wagstaff Every Cloud Speaking at the annual conference of the UK’s IAAF (Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation), chief executive Wendy Williamson issued a stark warning. Under the theme of “survive and thrive,” she spoke about the challenges present to the independent aftermarket by the new “cloud”-based technology that is ...Read More »
News from the Geneva Motor Show includes a new Audi R8, a turbocharged engine for Ferrari, and a Bentley sports car concept.
by Ian Wagstaff Performance At Geneva The “top end” of the market at March’s Salon International de l’Auto — the Geneva Motor Show — saw a new Audi R8, a turbocharged engine for Ferrari, and the vision of a Bentley sports car. The first of these, the second generation of ...Read More »
New technologies being developed include Jaguar Land Rover’s “Bike Sense” and Honda’s Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control.
by Ian Wagstaff Bike Alert Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies that would use colors, sounds, and touch inside the car to alert drivers to potential hazards and prevent accidents involving bicycles and motorbikes. Sensors on the car will detect when another road user is approaching ...Read More »
A Jaguar Land Rover research project, a Rolls-Royce Motor Cars facility, and Ferrari’s FXX K are in the news from overseas.
By Ian Wagstaff All Round Vision Jaguar Land Rover has launched a research project to develop technologies that will offer drivers a 360-degree view out of their vehicles, uninterrupted by the pillars that support the roof. A screen would be embedded in the surface of each pillar inside the car ...Read More »