An Aston Martin DB11 has been fitted with 'level 4' armouring which can protect "against attacks with handguns, kidnapping, car-jacking or theft of valuables" according to German company Trasco. Trasco, one of the world's leading commercial armoured vehicle providers, has upgraded an Aston Martin DB11 to incorporate a lightweight antt-kidnapping...
In amazing scenes, the new BMW 8 series Coupe has driven past the palazzi and underneath the Rialto bridge making its way along the Canal Grande – a route never before covered by an automobile. For the first time in Venice's history, authorities issued the BMW Group with a permit to...
Electric cars can save your money, but could you actually earn money? At the recent San Francisco climate summit, BMW presented the results of their "ChargeForward" project. The projects aims to use as much solar energy as possible, while keeping the public electricity grid stable. The project highlights how intelligent charging can...
Rolls-Royce will celebrate its 115th anniversary with the launch of a bespoke Phantom, to be sold with Sotheby’s. The one-of-a-kind Phantom will be offered this Autumn in an online-only auction. 115 years ago, Charles Rolls and Sir Henry Royce met for the first time at the Midland Hotel in...

Get charged up with Google Maps

Google maps adds electric car charging stations Google maps have added electric vehicle (EV) charging stations to its search results to helps motorists find their nearest EV station. A search on Google Maps for keywords like “ev charging” or “EV charging stations" will show the nearest charging stations.   Google Maps also shows...
New proposals announced by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling set out plans to enable a massive expansion of green infrastructure across the country. The aim of the new proposals, known as the 'Road to Zero Strategy', is to reduce emissions from the vehicles already on the UK’s roads and increase the number of...
A fully bespoke 2008 Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe 'Bijan'
Porsche 984 From 1984 to 1987 engineers worked on a prototype of a futuristic vehicle concept: the Porsche 984, a compact, lightweight and aerodynamic roadster. Producing just 135hp, the focus was on reduced air resistance instead of high performance. Porsche Cayenne "Cabrio" Nowadays, new models are designed on a computer with their...
Rolls Royce introduces 'Privacy Suite' Rolls-Royce recently introduced the ‘Privacy Suite’ for the new Extended Wheelbase Phantom at the 2018 Chengdu Motor Show. The ‘Privacy Suite’ provides unrivalled levels of privacy and luxury with the integration of Electrochromatic Glass, allowing front and rear cabins to be visually separated at the touch...

BMW warn of Brexit closures

BMW have made a stark warning that it will be forced to close its UK plants, putting 8000 jobs at risk, due to uncertainty surrounding Brexit. One of BMW's senior directors has warned that if the company cannot quickly and reliably import components from mainland Europe after Britain leaves the...
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