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Belfast Mechanical expands in Quinte West

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Suzanne Andrews, general manager of the Quinte West chamber of commerce, congratulated David Cowan on the expansion of Belfast Mechanical on Wednesday June 7. – Erin Stewart/Metroland Trenton — Belfast Mechanical Services Inc. auto repair shop has expanded services and is now open to the public, located in Quinte West. Owner David Cowan, licensed technician […]

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740 jobs secured as Liberty House buys automotive supplier CovPress

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Hundreds of jobs have been saved after an engineering company which went into administration last year was bought. Liberty House announced it was acquiring Midlands-based automotive supplier CovPress. The deal with administrators Grant Thornton secures the jobs of 740 skilled workers at the firm’s plant in Canley, Coventry. Liberty Industries Group, part of Liberty House […]

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Companies urged to address trust concerns over driverless cars

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Fewer than one in five UK motorists would trust driverless cars built by technology giants, according to new research. Google has built cars to test self-driving software and there is growing speculation that Apple is to enter the automotive industry. But a study by analysts Inrix found that just 18% of UK motorists would trust […]

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Nissan signal blocker to help motorists driven to distraction by mobile phones

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The Nissan Juke feature can eliminate distractions caused by incoming calls, messages and social media notifications A car manufacturer has developed a compartment that blocks mobile phone signals. Nissan says the prototype Signal Shield, built into the arm rest of its Juke crossover vehicle, will eliminate distractions caused by incoming calls, messages and social media […]

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Infiniti arrives in Northern Ireland as new outlet opens in Belfast

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INFINITI opened its first retail store in Northern Ireland today. The opening of the new centre – in Belfast – demonstrates the continuous growth of the brand in the UK and across Europe. The introduction of Infiniti Centre Belfast brings with it a new partner to the brand: Mervyn Stewart Ltd, which is investing in an all-new […]

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The autonomous car is approaching but Irish traffic legislation needs to be brought up to speed

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It seems like the autonomous car has been approaching for years now with constant speculation as to what the self-driving car will look like and how it will behave. With automakers committed to a ‘driverless’ future it seems like the age of autonomy is finally here. That is, the technology is capable, however, people and […]

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‘Futuristic’ cars powered by voice controls steal the show at CES in Las Vegas

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Futuristic cars powered by voice controls that can read passenger emotions and drive themselves drew the biggest crowds on the first day of CES. The technology trade show in Las Vegas opened its doors for the first time on Thursday, with around 170,000 visitors expected across four days. Many flocked to car giant Toyota’s booth […]

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New car sales accelerate to record high for second year

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Annual new car sales have reached an all-time high for a second consecutive year Annual new car sales have reached an all-time high for a second consecutive year – but are expected to fall in 2017, according to an industry trade association. Some 2.69 million cars were registered in the UK last year, the Society […]

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Insurance body in liability call for driverless vehicle manufacturers

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Insurance firms are worried about claims relating to driverless vehicles Insurance firms should have a legal right to recover costs from manufacturers when a defect in a driverless car causes a crash, the Association of British Insurers (ABI) has said. The trade association believes that both the driver of the car and injured third parties […]

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Wood you believe it? Bentley to install hi-tech OLED visual displays inside timber dashboard veneers

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Future Bentleys could have the new dashboard installed (Photo: Bentley) Bentley is incorporating new luxury technology into its vehicles which it claims will help to pave the way for the future of motoring. The car manufacturer has released their vision of what their future fleets will look like after the introduction of OLED tech. OLED […]

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