Elon Musk has revealed that the electric car maker will now accept Bitcoin as a payment method and will be keeping the money received from customers as bitcoin, rather than exchanging it for fiat currency such as dollars. Musk also announced that buying a Tesla with Bitcoin will be available...

One in 12 going electric

One in twenty cars sold in August was a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or pure electric car. The latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders show demand for hybrid and plug-in cars in the UK soared by 88.7% in August, with one in 12 buyers going electric. The electric...
Worldwide, Mercedes-Benz sold 202,819 units in September (-8.2%). In the first nine months, sales in China reached over 500,000 units (+13.1%). Mercedes-Benz sold 202,819 vehicles worldwide in September, with a new record of over 500,000 vehicles delivered to customers in China, in the first nine months of the year. Europe...

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...

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

A 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder, with fewer than 1,450 miles from new, is for sale for £895,000 with RM Sotherby's private sales division. Imported into the UK in 2019, the car is finished in Racing Yellow with full black leather sports seats and Visual Carbon Fiber trim. Competing against...
A restored 1973 Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 Lightweight has sold for $1,022,500 at RM Sotheby's Atlanta auction, celebrating Porshe's 70th anniversary. Only 1,580 Carrera RS 2.7s were constructed in three series, and of that group, just 200 were “Sports,” or lightweight versions. This car was the tenth-to-last ’73 RS...
More powerful engine The new Audi R8 Coupé and Spyder are sportier and more powerful than ever, with its V10 naturally aspirated engine. Oliver Hoffmann, Technical Managing Director of Audi Sport adds: “It’s now even more powerful and faster.” Razor-sharp suspension Modifications to the suspension provide even more stability and precision. The...
A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO has sold for staggering $48.4 million (£34.5 million) at auction. The auction held by RM Sotheby's at their annual Monterey collector car sale produced a winning bid of $44 million. The total price paid for the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO was $48.4 million, including a 10%...
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...
New car market rises 23.1% Demand for hybrid and plug-in cars surges 88.7% 94,094 units registered Ford Fiesta best seller The UK new car sales surged in August by 23.1% fuelled by demand for hybrid and plug-in cars, according to the latest figures by the Society of Motor Manufacturers...
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