The first global car extravaganza of 2015, the Detroit motor show, is done and dusted for us media types — general admission lurks around the corner — and the CarAdvice team has braved temperatures as low as -15C to cover it for you.
I know, I know – taking a ride in what is essentially a taxi is a bit less dramatic than Alborz’s recent “I drove 312km/h on a public road & didn’t die” opinion piece, but this is one that more of us will probably be able to relate to.
Reports claim that development of the Hybrid Air system by PSA Peugeot Citroen has been put on hold after the departure of the programme's chief and an unsuccessful search to find an automotive partner with whom to share costs with.
In a move that signifies us moving ever closer to the 'connected car', Ford Motor Company has opened a new research centre in California's Silicon Valley to aid in the development of technologies that will herald the next step change in automotive evolution.
Jaguar Land Rover is trialling a new advanced safety system to help warn drivers of nearby cyclists and motorcycles in a number of unique ways, including making sounds like ringing bells and physically tapping drivers on the shoulder.
Happy New Year!
It's The CarAdvice 2014 Blooper Reel!
Thanks to the Moet, 2014 may already be a hazy memory for you – though the CarAdvice team can still recollect it as its biggest year yet for a number of factors.