Huw Evans

Huw Evans

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Originally from the United Kingdom, Huw has been lucky enough to live and work in many different parts of the world, giving him a unique perspective on the automotive industry. The former editor of Modified Mustangs magazine, Huw has worked on several major car and motorcycle publications in Europe and North America, has written thousands of freelance articles and three automotive books (he is currently working on a fourth). When he’s not performing wordsmith duties, Huw can be found in the garage, earning bruised knuckles on any one of his four vehicles.

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  • Ford Research Aims to Keep Drivers Focused on the Road Ford Research Aims to Keep Drivers Focused on the Road
    During a press conference in Dearborn yesterday, Jeff Greenberg, senior technical leader at Ford Research and Innovation, said “Ford has been a leader in delivering safer solutions for in-car communications and simplifying the user interface, and now we’re researching ways to use the car’s own intelligence to further help drivers." ...
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  • Ford Traffic Jam Assist is One Step Closer to Autonomous Driving Ford Traffic Jam Assist is One Step Closer to Autonomous Driving
    The purpose of Traffic Jam Assist, along with a further development of active parking assist, which will enable vehicles to park perpendicularly without touching the wheel, is to reduce the everyday stress of motoring, especially for those who endure heavy commutes ...
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  • 2013 Ford Taurus EcoBoost Certified at 32-MPG Highway 2013 Ford Taurus EcoBoost Certified at 32-MPG Highway
    Ford has been pushing its EcoBoost turbocharging and direct injection gas engines hard in recent years, aiming to significantly improve its fleet wide fuel economy to meet CAFE targets while maintaining performance. ...
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  • Jaguar F-Type Set for Goodwood Debut Jaguar F-Type Set for Goodwood Debut
    As for the reason why Jaguar choose Goodwood to bring out its latest prototype, Jaguar's Global Brand Director, Adrian Hallmark, said the "Goodwood Festival of Speed is focused around the dynamic hill runs where the public can see, hear and smell the cars – this is why we have chosen it as the place to showcase an F-TYPE prototype." ...
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  • Hondas New Development Chief Aims to Re-inject Excitement Hondas New Development Chief Aims to Re-inject Excitement
    However, there are signs that Honda is trying to re-capture the "je ne said quoi" that marked the company and its products a generation ago. It's new North American development boss, Erik Berkman, who spearheaded the introduction of the popular 2004 Acura TL, is putting together a plan designed to help Honda restore its reputation. ...
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  • 2013 BMW Alpina B7 Announced With Updated Features 2013 BMW Alpina B7 Announced With Updated Features
    As for the exterior color, you can have anything you like so long as it's Alpina Blue. The tuning firm's signature 20-spoke wheels are also standard on the B7, albeit in monster 21-inch diameter form. ...
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  • Renault ZOE Sets Production EV Distance Record Renault ZOE Sets Production EV Distance Record
    The ZOE, bested the previous EV distance record by a quarter distance and the test, besides highlighting the distance possible by EV propulsion was also performed to showcase the viability of the Chameleon charger ...
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  • BMW Courting Bloggers to Reach New Buyers BMW Courting Bloggers to Reach New Buyers
    The instant results offered by blogging posts and accessibility of the web, provides good feedback to automakers, which are using comments generated by social media feeds to influence aspects of vehicle design and engineering, when concepts are revealed. ...
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  • F1 Needs to Reduce Costs: Ferrari Boss Says F1 Needs to Reduce Costs: Ferrari Boss Says
    Ferrari's President, Luca di Montezemolo, recently affirmed his support for the need to cut costs in Formula 1, inline with the FIA which has said essentially that drastic measures are required if the sport is to remain viable over the longer term. ...
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  • Luxury Pickup Demand Heating Up Luxury Pickup Demand Heating Up
    In the heavy-duty segment, it also seems buyers are also willing to pay more for trucks loaded with creature comforts. Among GMC's Sierra HD line, the luxury lined Denali is accounting for 35 percent of total sales last year, versus 15 percent in 2010. ...
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  • Consumers Dont Want Social Media In Vehicles: Study Consumers Dont Want Social Media In Vehicles: Study
    Such "specific" apps include real-time weather forecasting, traffic conditions and parking availability. According to Koslowoski, the research by Gartner demonstrates that "you have to be careful not to confuse the car with your mobile phone or your laptop." ...
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  • CAFE Regulations Pushing Automakers Back to Gasoline Engines CAFE Regulations Pushing Automakers Back to Gasoline Engines
    According to the Department of Energy, gasoline fuelled vehicles only convert a maximum of 26 of energy from the fuel they burn to drive them along the road. As a result, there's still a great deal of room to improve the overall efficiency of internal combustion engines. ...
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