Monthly Archives: November 2011

The toughest challenge anywhere on water

One of the toughest physical and mental challenges known to man has begun off the coast of Mediterranean Spain. Six teams of 11 sailors have embarked on a mission to sail around the world in the epic Volvo Ocean Race, … Continue reading

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Subaru BRZ (Concept)

NAME: Subaru BRZ Concept DEBUT: Los Angles Auto Show (18-27 November 2011) APPEARANCE: Absolutely fabulous would sum it up nicely. The low stance, muscly rear end and outrageous spoiler all look perfect – it’s just about ugly enough to look … Continue reading

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Drink-drive rehabilitation will be overhauled

Proposals to modernise the Drink-Drive Rehabilitation Scheme (DDRS) have been announced by the Driving Standards Agency. These aim to improve both the standard of courses offered to drink-driving offenders and the way they are approved. The proposals are also intended … Continue reading

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First Drive: Chevrolet Cruze five-door

It may not have occurred to you yet but we are all subject to and victims of the dreaded ‘marketing speak’. It’s everywhere of course, but in the new car market it almost feels like what happens in the creative … Continue reading

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Perfecting two legs

Honda’s human-shaped robot can now run faster, balance itself on uneven surfaces, hop on one foot, pour a drink and even almost “think” on its own. Honda’s demonstration of the revamped Asimo at its suburban Tokyo research facility was not … Continue reading

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Think once, think twice, think truck

There’s some old but wise logic that says it would be a good idea for every car driver to ride a bike for a day, that way they’ll have more respect for those on two wheels when they’re back inside … Continue reading

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Driving a hydrogen fuel cell prototype

Driving in any kind of efficiency marathon is incredibly tiring. If you’re competing, momentum is king – if you have it you’re doing well, and if you don’t, the only way is down. For your fuel economy or your range, … Continue reading

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Honda to build Crosstourer

Honda has announced it is to build a production version of its Crosstourer concept, which was unveiled at the 2010 EICMA motorcycle show. Full details are due to arrive at any time, but what is confirmed is that the bike … Continue reading

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