Monday, January 23, 2017

How to use your mobile phone while driving

No matter where you live, chances are there's a great many things you can do behind the wheel of your car that'll result in you getting fined, arrested, or facing jail time. There's the...

Skills learnt in racing games can make you a better driver

Before we begin, I'd like to ask you a question. Do you think the skills we acquire mastering racing games (or 'simulations') such as Gran Turismo or Forza will ever be helpful, or translate...

Morgan Motor Cars – it’s just so British.

I recently asked Morgan Motor Cars if it was possible to have a factory tour at their wonderful facility in ‘Malvern’. ‘Of course Morgan said, ‘we are more than happy to help out’ This...

Why I hope Top Gear will not only survive, but thrive

Firstly, I understand that I've probably thrown you offside immediately with the headline I chose to put on this article, but give me a chance here. There's an awful lot of anti-Top Gear sentiment...

Car Throttle Promoted Posts and the almighty advertising dollar

To car enthusiasts all around the world, a website like Car Throttle is like a dream come true. With an interface which could only be described as a mixture of Facebook, Twitter and Reddit,...

Why I wouldn’t buy a Volkswagen

It has been almost two years since a group of scientists at West Virginia University noticed the diesel Jetta they were testing had a bit of a gas problem, and more than six months...

Your self-driving car might kill you

We always knew that eventually we'd see self-driving cars on the road one day, perhaps by 2030 or so, but during the past year or so things have really ramped up significantly. A sort...

Dash cams pay for themselves

If you've ever gone out to the shops and then returned to your car, only to see it sporting a brand new dent on the bumper or down the side on one of the...

Road safety is up to us

2014 was a good year on our roads. Australia's road toll fell to its lowest level in almost 70 years, with the national rate of deaths per 100,000 people falling to its lowest level...

Electric cars are the future

A lot can happen in 10 years. In 2005 we had the Cronulla riots, Tom Cruise jumped on Oprah's couch and Myspace was in its prime. On the road, direct-injection engines were then becoming commonplace...