June 2014

Getting to know Google’s Driverless Cars

June 30, 2014

Google Self Driving CarWhile many people might dread the early morning commute, it could be about to get a great deal easier. The prospect of driverless cars could allow you to sit back and relax on the way to work, letting the car consider the surroundings and the traffic while you sit back with a newspaper and a cup of coffee. What’s more, these driverless solutions might well be coming from an unexpected source. While Google are known for delivering search results and helping you to navigate around the web, they appear to be spearheading the automated automobile revolution. But what do you need to know about these vehicles and how soon will they be available to you?

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Celebrity Motors Under the Hammer

June 23, 2014

hammerThere has always been a large audience of collectors for celebrity memorabilia. Increasingly, this now appears to be extending into the car market, with a range of celebrities’ vehicles recently having been offered for sale. This includes Arthur Daley’s 1981 Daimler Sovereign, unseen in public for more than a decade. It was a 4.2 Series III, noted for a fluted grille and rubber bumpers (amongst much else). It transported a certain Mr Daley and sidekick Terry to many a dodgy deal. Luckily, he wasn’t selling the motor himself!

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Getting into Goodwood: Festival of Speed 2014

June 16, 2014

Goodwood Festival of Speed 2013, Chichester, West Sussex, Britain - 14 Jul 2013One of the most anticipated events of the motorsport calendar, Goodwood Festival of Speed, will be taking place at the end of June with one of the most speculator line ups yet. The four day event will kick off on Thursday 26 June with the Moving Motor Show and will follow with the three day festival featuring some of motorsports finest talent. Along with an exhibition from some of the sport’s most famous racing cars and bikes, drivers will see action on the 1.16 mile hill climb while performing in the Goodwood Action Sports Arena and on the Skoda Forest Rally Stage. Fans will also get a chance to see some of the world’s best aerobatic displays from the Red Arrows and the Eurofighter Typhoon jet.

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