Monthly Archives: July 2014

No Evidence That California Cellphone Ban Decreased Accidents, Says Researcher

In a recent study, a researcher at the University of Colorado Boulder found no evidence that a California ban on using hand held cellphones while driving decreased the number of traffic accidents in the state in the first six months … Continue reading

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Three customers to get free London Underground WiFi access

SOURCE by Dan Worth Three customers will be able to access Virgin Media‚Äôs London Underground WiFi service free of charge from the end of July. The operator is the last to sign such a deal after O2, EE and Vodafone. … Continue reading

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JLR Self Learning Vehicle

Source: Dave Leggett http://www.just-auto.com Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover says it has developed – with the help of the latest artificial intelligence technologies – a “self-learning vehicle” that can offer a “completely personalised driving experience”. It says the new system in … Continue reading

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Brecon Mountain Railway

When I’m not wearing my automotive hat I love my trains. This week saw me at Brecon on the mountain railway – bliss! Christopher Macgowan @chrismacgowan

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Tablet usage to increase

The use of smartphones and laptops is widespread among enterprises, with nearly three out of every four organizations issuing corporate owned laptops (74%) and smartphones (71%) to their workforces. Tablets, on the other hand, are issued by only half (47%) … Continue reading

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Young driver restrictions win public backing

Public would support young driver safety measures which government has failed to introduce. The government has previously promised to produce draft legislation on young driver licensing, but was accused earlier this year of kicking the issue into the long grass. … Continue reading

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Aston Martin DB MKIII (DBB) Drophead

The Aston Martin DB MKIII is an extraordinary car in its own right, but this Aston Martin Drophead Coupe – at The Royal Automobile Club in Pall Mall – is exceptional owing to its factory fitted DBB competition engine and … Continue reading

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