Material used to make EV batteries now mined in UK

Researchers find way to produce lithium in UK


British researchers working on ways to source lithium for electric car batteries have extracted a precursor compound from UK rocks.
Is there a 200mph Chevrolet Corvette, as Joe Biden claims?

Is there a 200mph Corvette EV, as Biden claims?


In August, Joe Biden's campaign published a video to YouTube, in which he talks about his love for American Auto and his 1967 Corvette Stingray.
Trump pardons autonomous car engineer sentenced for stealing trade secrets

Trump pardoned ex-Google self-driving car engineer


Outgoing President Donald Trump last night pardoned Anthony Levandowski, an autonomous car engineer charged with stealing trade secrets.
Smart motorway safety tech only installed on 37 miles of network

Safety tech only on 37 miles of smart motorway


A system designed to make smart motorways safer has only been installed on 37 miles of the network since it was announced in March 2020.
New EV battery could be cheaper, safer and easier to recharge

New EV battery 'cheaper, faster to charge'


Researchers at Penn State have found that lithium iron phosphate batteries could be a cheaper, safer alternative to the ones currently used.
Coroner calls for review of smart motorways after M1 deaths

Coroner calls for review of smart motorways


A coroner has called for a review of smart motorways after two men died on a stretch of the M1 near Sheffield without a hard shoulder.
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Range Rover at 50: From a Royal Rangie to one bought by a member of Queen, meet the star cars and their owners - David Barker and Roger Taylor's convertible Range Rover

Range Rover at 50: Meet a Royal Rangie (spon)


We visit Goodwood Speedweek to meet some star Range Rovers from the luxury 4x4's 50-year history, including one onced owned by the Queen.
Range Rover at 50: How listening to customers kept the ‘farmhouse to townhouse’ 4x4 ahead of the field

Range Rover at 50: Staying ahead (spon)


The ability to give buyers what they want has driven the ground-breaking luxury SUV to a pre-eminent position since its birth in 1970
Range Rover at 50: Remembering the 1970 launch and how the upmarket 4x4 changed the game

Range Rover at 50: Remembering the launch (spon)


Fifty years ago Land Rover launched a 4x4 with creature comforts – it was a revolutionary idea, and Eric Dymock was there
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2020 Mini Electric long-term review by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving.co.uk

Extended Test: 2020 Mini Electric review


How does Mini's first pure-electric car fit into everyday life? Has it got enough range? Is it easy to charge? Will Dron reports.
2020 Ford Puma ST review by Will Dron for Sunday Times Driving.co.uk

2020 Ford Puma ST review


The Puma crossover gets Ford's performance car treatment. Can it earn its place next to the fabulous bargain Fiesta ST and Focus ST models?
2020 Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle review

2020 Harley-Davidson Livewire review


The Harley-Davidson Livewire is the iconic American brand's first stab at an electric model. Can it impress cruiser enthusiast Alexis Conran?
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BMW that belonged to Sir Sean Connery up for sale

Sir Sean Connery's BMW up for sale


A 1986 BMW belonging to the late and great Sir Sean Connery is up for sale on a classic car website.
Experts name 10 classic car investments for 2021

10 classic car investments for 2021 named


Classic car insurance provider Hagerty has released its list of the 10 classic cars worth investing in during 2021.
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Best 9 classic car shows and events in 2021


One of the less immediately depressing, yet still sad things about the year 2020 was the distinct lack of motoring events.
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David Brabham: dad Sir Jack Brabham 'did everything possible to keep me away from motor sport'

Jack Brabham wanted son David to be a farmer


Le Mans winner David Brabham has revealed how close he came to becoming a farmer after his F1 champion father steered him away from motor sport.
Lotus boss Phil Popham interview with Will Dron: Evija hypercar back on track as company expands after lockdown - Evija hypercar

Lotus boss: Evija hypercar back on track


Lotus CEO Phil Popham talks about how his company has weathered lockdown, its electric future, the Evija hypercar and SUVs.
McLaren P1 hypercar designer Frank Stephenson has created 'world's safest' baby seat

McLaren P1 designer has created a baby seat


Frank Stephenson's latest project is a series of child seats that incorporate military-grade impact absorption technology and supercar materials.
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Mr JWW bespoke Aston Martin DBX features Valkyrie paint, bespoke badge

Mr JWW creates bespoke Aston DBX


YouTuber was invited by the famous HWM Aston Martin dealer in Walton-on-Thames to create his dream DBX, and it's now available to other customers

Green Hell & high water: Monteiro races N24 (vid)


Jeremy Hart was in the Honda Racing pit garage at the fearsome Nürburging 24 Hours to capture ex-F1 driver Tiago Monteiro's race on film.
Semi truck smashes into train on level crossing outside Pendleton, Indiana

Watch as train smashes into semi truck


This was the moment a heavy goods vehicle was destroyed after a fast-moving train smashed into it on a level crossing outside Pendleton, Indiana.
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