As if a self-driving car isn't enough, Google may be developing a way to adjust in-car functionality without you having to actually touch anything.
At the climate summit in Copenhagen, Boris Johnson pledged allegiance to the electric car and promised that by 2015, London will be the electric vehicle capital of Europe.
In the gradual development of car technologies, the vision of a self-driving 'autonomous' vehicle has always fascinated petrolheads and car designers alike.
Electrical specialist Comet today launches a pilot scheme that offers customers free charging for electric vehicles. Comet is the first retailer to offer the service to customers, with Plug & Go points in its store car park in Purley Way, Croydon.
Hammacher Schlemmer is introducing the Driving Activity Reporter, a covert device that attaches to a car and provides a detailed report of places, routes, and speeds traveled. About the size of a pack of gum and equipped with a neodymium magnet, the Driving Activity Reporter allows clandestine storage in a glove compartment, underneath a seat, or against any metal surface on the interior or exterior of the automobile. The Driving Activity Reporter's integrated 16 channel GPS receivers track the movements of the car in which it is hidden.
New crime-busting tech, primarily used by the US military, is being rolled out across two police constabularies in the UK in a bid to combat vehicle felonies.
Research has shown that an alloy of the metals magnesium, titanium and nickel is excellent at absorbing hydrogen. This brings us a step closer to the everyday use of hydrogen as a source of fuel for powering vehicles.