London City Center May Ban Older Gas and Diesel Cars

London City Center May Ban Older Gas and Diesel Cars
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Driving in downtown London may be getting a little more difficult. There’s talk of banning older cars from parts of the UK capital if they don’t meet certain emissions requirements. Continue Reading...

BMW Art Car Collection on Display in London

BMW Art Car Collection on Display in London
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BMW has a strong presence in London for the 2012 Olympics, recently unveiling its pavilion that will be seen at the Olympic Park. The German automaker will also have its collection of art cars exhibited for the first time in the UK from July 21st to August 4th. Continue Reading...

MINI Rocketman Concept Returns for Summer Olympics

MINI Rocketman Concept Returns for Summer Olympics
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Recently as last January, we heard that the MINI Rocketman concept had been shelved, but a press release from the company is suggesting otherwise. Continue Reading...

MINI Goodwood on Display at Harrods with Rolls-Royce Style

MINI Goodwood on Display at Harrods with Rolls-Royce Style
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The extravagant MINI Goodwood sports an exorbitant price tag and is now on display at Harrods in London. London’s world famous department store will have a MINI Goodwood on display from April 8 to April 22, celebrating the delivery of the first customer cars. Co-developed by the infamous Rolls-Royce design team, the car features luxurious amenities that would normally be seen… Continue Reading...

Liquid Air Fueling New Zero Emissions Motor [Video]

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Liquid Air Fueling New Zero Emissions Motor [Video]
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Pump up your tires and pump up your tank, there’s a new kind of fuel in town thanks to the Dearman Engine Company. Well, that’s not totally true. The fuel is actually air in liquid form, so it isn’t actually new, but the London-based company that formed just under a year ago has managed to… Continue Reading...

Prius Plug-In “27 Percent Better Than Diesel,” According To Toyota

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Prius Plug-In “27 Percent Better Than Diesel,” According To Toyota
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Toyota’s Prius plug-in hybrid has been testing in London, all the better to usurp the Continent’s diesels in favor of its “27% better” electric cord. What does this “27% better” get you? Well, Toyota says, the Prius plug-in takes 27% less fuel than a diesel after a full charge, which takes around 72 minutes. As… Continue Reading...

London Boaters in for a Treat with World’s First Amphibious Ice Cream Truck

London Boaters in for a Treat with World’s First Amphibious Ice Cream Truck
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You’re going to need a boat to chase down this ice cream man. Float on up to the HMS Flake 99, the world’s first amphibious ice cream truck. Making its way down the Thames in London, the Flake 99 was named after an ice cream treat and commissioned by Cadbury to celebrate Britain’s National Ice… Continue Reading...

London Mayor Wants Obama’s Motorcade to Pay Congestion Charge

London Mayor Wants Obama’s Motorcade to Pay Congestion Charge
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The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, wants the U.S. embassy to cover the costs the president’s motorcade has racked up driving through the city’s downtown core. The U.K. capital has special traffic congestion fines for vehicles caught on the roads without the proper permission, and Obama’s limo (aka “The Beast”) falls in the group, as… Continue Reading...

Eagle E-Type To Bow At Salon Prive

Eagle E-Type To Bow At Salon Prive
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The Jaguar E-Type is arguably the most beautiful sports car ever made. Ever since it was introduced back in 1961, many car companies have tried to copy its iconic shape, yet none have gotten the same effect. Even Jaguar have tried to revive the E-type design in recent history with cars like their XK, but… Continue Reading...

Turquoise Supercars Belong To Qatari Royal Family, Cars Booted Outside Their $2.5 Billion Store (Video Inside)

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Turquoise Supercars Belong To Qatari Royal Family, Cars Booted Outside Their $2.5 Billion Store (Video Inside)
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In perhaps the ultimate example of schadenfreude, more details have surfaced surrounding the story of the turquoise Koenigsegg and Lamborghini that were given the boot outside the ultra-ritzy Harrods department store in London. It turns out that the owners of the supercars were also members of the Qatari royal family, the owners of Harrods. Most… Continue Reading...

Report: Congestion Charges, Highway Tolls, Gaining Popularity In Major Cities

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Report: Congestion Charges, Highway Tolls, Gaining Popularity In Major Cities
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New proposals like a London-style “congestion charge” and highway tolls for special lanes that would move faster are being floated both in Canada and the United States, as major cities grapple with traffic problems and infrastructure that wasn’t meant to deal with an increasing number of cars. An article in the Chicago Tribune details how a government-sponsored panel… Continue Reading...

London Thieves Try And Steal Aston Martin DBS Wheels, Fail Miserably

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London Thieves Try And Steal Aston Martin DBS Wheels, Fail Miserably
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Thieves in London, England tried make off with the wheels from a $266,000 Aston Martin DBS, but appear to have given up after taking 3 of the 4 wheels. The dim-witted criminals left the car with bricks under the rocker panels, and a jack wedged under the rear quarter panel, both of which mangled the delicate aluminum… Continue Reading...