Sat nav voices that drive you around the bend

Navigation

One in 10 (11%) of people said that their mother’s voice would drive them crazy, closely followed by their partner’s (10%). The most well-known voice that would drive most people around the bend is Russell Brand, followed by Jonathan Ross, Ed Miliband, Alex Salmond, Jeremy Clarkson and David Cameron. Benedict Cumberbatch with his … Continue reading

Digital windscreens ‘to arrive by 2017′

Digital Windscreen

Some luxury cars could come equipped with cutting-edge digital windscreens within just three years, it has been claimed.  Speaking to Automotive News Europe, Eelco Spoelder – head of the instrumentation and human-machine interface division at German auto parts manufacturer Continental – said that the augmented reality technology was making rapid … Continue reading

Champions to defend mpg marathon crown

MPG Champions

MPG Marathon champions, Nick Chapman and Rosemary Homer from Leicestershire County Council, have confirmed they are to defend the crown they won in last year’s eco-driving event. Chapman and Homer, who achieved an amazing average of 88.69mpg over the total route of 339.3 miles, drove a Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 1.6 … Continue reading

Warranty direct reveals king of the crossovers and queen of the MPVs

Warranty Direect

The Citroën Berlingo Multispace and Suzuki SX4 are reliability royalty according to the latest statistics from automotive warranty specialist, Warranty Direct. The company analysed data from more than 50,000 live policies to compile a chart of the best-performing MPV and Crossover models. Warranty Direct’s unique Reliability Index (www.reliabilityindex.com) takes into … Continue reading