A simple, affordable and apparently foolproof solution to the problem that has led to the current worldwide ‘demonisation’ of diesel engines -- emissions of life-limiting NOx -- has been discovered by a team of British automotive research specialists at Loughborough University. The system, called ACCT (ammonia creation and conversion technology), has reached such a promising stage that the creators are being besieged by car manufacturers, component suppliers and even owners of large diesel fleets that have heard about the innovation and are desperate to use it to solve what they see as motoring’s most urgent problem. More
There's a huge range of crossovers and small SUVs on the market today, and these are our top tenWith a decade of sales on the new car market, the crossover really can do no wrong. If you want a barometer of what buyers want from a car, you only need to look at the upwards sales trend of this now-lucrative sector. These pseudo-SUVs are selling like hot cakes, and you really can't count yourself as a mass producer of cars if you don't have at least one crossover on your fleet.
The Nissan Qashqai pioneered the concept of delivering family car space and running costs in a body that takes inspiration from larger SUVs and 4x4s. But today it's just one model in an increasingly fragmented sector. There are smaller models - also pioneered by Nissan with the stylistically challenging Juke - larger models with seven seats, sporty versions and luxury variants across the board, too. More
Now millionaire drivers have a place for keeping their stuff away in the new 2018 Bentley Bentayga
The person willing to spend $229,000 or more on a Bentley Bentayga probably drives around with some high-priced, luxury items in the SUV on occasion. Now, it's possible to keep those valuable baubles safe because Bentley offers a locking storage box for the vehicle's center console. Don't worry about losing the key to access this area because a fingerprint scanner guarantees the they method of retrieving the stuff is always on hand. The idea for this storage area comes from Bentley's Mulliner customization division. The secured space inside the center console features an aluminum cover with a capacitive fingerprint scanner. On the inside, the top is padded so that there's no damage to valuables. More
Source: EuromanDriver.com: The best small crossovers in 2018
The past year euromandriver have been testing several news SUV's in various segments and now we will write a short list of the best value for money in each category and what to expect of new arrivals in the SUV segment. More
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Expect to shell out the most money if you’re buying a red-hot sports coupe or top-shelf luxury sedan. Though auto insurance rates are largely based on fixed variables, including an owner's age, gender, marital status, driving record, credit score, and address, budget-minded motorists can make their premiums more affordable by choosing a vehicle that’s inherently cheaper to cover. And with Americans holding onto their cars for longer periods than ever – the national average stands at 7.3 years – saving even a few hundred dollars a year can add up to big money over the course of ownership.
Smallest member of the Audi Q family expected to get the go-ahead, with its arrival due in two years’ timeAudi’s SUV range is set to continue to grow apace, with a new baby Q1 SUV expected to be given the green light for production, Auto Express can reveal.
This new entry point into Audi SUV ownership is still a few years away from production, although it should be here before the end of 2020.
Unlike upmarket rivals BMW and Mercedes, Audi has pedigree when it comes to producing premium cars at a lower price point. The A1 supermini has been around since 2010 and is continually one of Audi’s big sellers in Europe, shifting almost 100,000 examples every year.
When asked about the prospects for a Q1, Audi sales and marketing boss Bram Schot told Auto Express: “You cannot ignore the SUV trend; the question is how wide and how deep do we make the programme with SUVs?
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