Under the skin: How carbon tubes can slash emissions

[ad_1] Nawa Technologies has been showing how versatile its carbon nanotube technology is for, ironically, reducing carbon emissions. Its latest use of the technology, called Nawastitch, is a method of strengthening traditional carbonfibre to achieve a 900% increase in impact damage resistance while cutting weight by 20-30%. Already in commercial use in sports bicycle wheel

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Honda Jazz Crosstar 2023 UK first drive

[ad_1] Jazz music has endured in popularity as many of its contemporaneous genres have dropped into history, and so too has its Honda namesake, which has just been updated while a supermini cull is occuring. Essential to its ongoing viability are its relatively high price – £27,000 is the minimum you will pay – and the

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New Lexus LBX arrives as hybrid entry model

[ad_1] The TNGA-B platform was also modified to ensure the LBX drives like a Lexus, with Endo referring to 1989’s seminal LS saloon as a reference. The wheelbase was stretched by 20mm, the overhangs reduced and the track widened, meaning the crossover is 4190mm long, 1825mm wide and 1545mm high, with a 2580mm-long wheelbase. For

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Bold new look for heavily updated Kia Picanto

[ad_1] Leaked images of the heavily updated Kia Picanto show boldly redesigned front and rear ends and a lightly restyled interior.  The new Picanto, one of the cheapest and smallest cars on sale today, is set to be revealed in the coming weeks and will adopt styling cues from Kia’s new ‘Opposites United’ design language to bring

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Best selling cars in the UK 2022

[ad_1] 6 Kia Sportage – 14,976 units Consistency is key for the Kia Sportage, which entered its fifth generation at the tail end of last year. It looks like the SUV will once again prove a smash hit for Kia in 2023, thanks to its eye-catching design, on-trend powertrains and strong value for money. It consistently

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Clean Air Zones: what you need to know

[ad_1] The general rule is that to travel within a CAZ without a charge, your vehicle has to be at least a Euro 4 emission standard compliant petrol model – in other words, registered after January 2006 – or, if it is a diesel, compliant with Euro 6 standards (registered after September 2015). If your

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