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  • Euro 1 to Euro 6 Emission Standards: A Comprehensive Guide

    Why do we have Euro 6 emissions standards? The Euro 6 car emission standard is the sixth level of the EU directive to reduce harmful vehicle car and van exhaust pollutants for both petrol and diesel cars including hybrids. Euro 6 has been in operation since September 2015 and this standard is becoming increasingly important in many European cities, such...

  • Car colour psychology

    What does your car colour choice say about you? With most things in our lives, everything we do says something about the kind of person we are. This is no different in our choice of car colour. This is where spend a lot of our time, school drop-offs, road trips, work commutes to name just a few so its only...


  • Why Driving Cars Are Secretly Making Us Sleepier

    Most if not all of us have felt sleepy while driving, especially in a long journey but it's not always because we have had an early start, or a long day at work, or even because we didn't get our morning coffee fix. New research now suggests that something about the actual act and motion of car travel which can...

  • South Korean cars rank top in quality in the United States

    An annual study of new car quality in the United States has revealed that the Genesis, Kia and Hyundai brands outdone Porsche to take the top three spots in J.D. Power's closely watched annual study. Hyundai's luxury line, Genesis, ranked No. 1, with 68 problems reported per 100 vehicles, with Kia and Hyundai trailing closely behind. The Initial Quality Study...

  • Owning a car sets Brits back £206,000 during a lifetime

    A new survey in the UK has revealed that Brits spend over £206,000 on their cars over the course of their life. The biggest spend over the lifetime of a driver is petrol and diesel fuel costs of approximately £54k. The study involved surveying  2,000 drivers on how much they can expect to spend on repairs, petrol and parking, as...

  • Tesla dominating luxury car segment in Europe

    According to market research carried out by JATO Dynamics who provide automotive market intelligence to the motoring industry, the Tesla Model S is now dominating the luxury car segment in Europe. Tesla has had a foothold in its home country, the United States for a few years now but up until now it has not surpassed some of the flagship...

  • Apple Reveals More of its Self-Driving Technology

    Apple has released results from several of the companies artificial intelligence AI projects. Ruslan Salakhutdinov, Apple’s director of artificial intelligence research addressed roughly 200 AI experts who had signed up for a free lunch and peek at how Apple uses machine learning, a technique for analyzing large stockpiles of data. Each of the projects involved giving software capabilities needed for...

  • Irish drivers are not maintaining their own cars which they use for work

    Irish drivers are not maintaining their own cars which they use for work New research has found that Irish business travellers who use their own cars for work instead of say a company vehicle, are not carrying out basic safety checks on their vehicles. These private vehicle drivers are designated ‘grey fleet’ drivers. This possibly should be a key concern...