Smart cars come with an array of gadgets that are supposed to enhance your driving experience, but are they are harmless as they seem? It’s possible that the technical systems installed in your car are making your movements, and even your conversations accessible to hackers.
For some of the more financially fortunate, the idea of owning a Bentley isn’t quite enough. Matching accessories to accompany the make and model of your car isn’t unheard of, you can pick yourself merchandise from your car dealer if you feel inclined.
Top Gear has been a hot topic in the media for months, ever since the Clarkson and co departure. Well, the new team that will be front lining the show in May has been announced, and there’s some unfamiliar names in the mix.
Andrew Brady, Motoring Research, reports:
The insurance sector does not appeal to young people in the main because it is perceived to be a ‘dull’ and ‘boring’ environment.
‘Smart Motorways’ warn drivers of issues further along the road, whether that’s a collision, heavy traffic or a lane closure. This, in theory, should pre-warn drivers, so they are prepared to change lane if necessary or slow down, hence reducing potential congestion.
As well as the riders, sponsors and various team members being introduced to selected media and VIPs at the Sanctum Soho Hotel this afternoon, the team displayed the Be Wiser-liveried and fully factory-supported Ducati Panigale R which Byrne and Irwin will have at their disposal.
Traffic lights are supposed to ease congestion and create a little more order on what otherwise could be a dangerous road. But what if traffic lights are actually doing the opposite, and creating more chaos than calm?
Josh White, The Daily Mail, reports:
No, it’s not a mistake… the road has been resurfaced and intentionally hasn’t had its white lines put back. But why?
If you were to choose a friend or family member to accompany you on a car journey, who would you choose? Or, who would you like to leave behind? Research has suggested that your spouse would be the top vote for the most annoying passenger.
Alex Robbins, The Telegraph, reports:
Imagine this, you’re arriving into work after driving the same commute you do every day of the working week. It’s a Friday morning, you’re perhaps a little tired, and you sit down at your desk with a freshly brewed cup of tea. Now, can you remember the details of your journey?