Self parking, self-driving autonomous driving is something you may have seen in films like ‘total recall’ featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger or remember Will Smith in ‘I, Robot’ ? These films have given us the impression you can sit back, watch TV, make video calls or surf the internet, all displayed on a full screen displayed on the window screen, while letting the car drive its self. Let see how far from the truth Hollywood are?!
Technology is changing every aspect of our lives faster than ever before, and the automotive industry is no exception.
It’s an exciting time for car tech, as companies compete to integrate the latest developments into their models. Discover the cars of the future, today, with our round up of the 6 most exciting pieces of automotive tech set to hit the market in the coming years.
Over the past decade, turbocharging has truly entered the mainstream of motoring. Once reserved for high performance models, you’re now just as likely to find a turbo fitted to a standard family hatchback as you are a sports car.
With virtually every major automotive manufacturer having now turned to the turbo, we take a look at the reasons behind the trend, and examine exactly why your next car is likely to be fitted with a turbo.
That’s right, spring is here! With the weather improving, it’s got everyone at AET dreaming about a barbecue summer.
Whilst the British summer might be hit and miss weather wise, there’s little better than driving down an open road in a fast, 2 seater convertible, with the wind rushing through your hair on a hot summers day.
This month, we’re getting our tops down, with a list of 5 of our favourite turbocharged roadsters available in 2015, guaranteed to raise a smile when the sun is shining.
Once, turbo-lag was seen as an inherent downside of turbocharging, and an inevitable compromise you had to face when choosing a turbo car.
Now, with the meteoric rise in popularity of the turbo – things are changing quickly.
In this post, we’re taking a look at turbo lag, explaining what it is, why it happens, and what manufacturers are doing to eliminate it in the near future.
With turbocharging now firmly at the forefront of automotive development, the technology behind it is moving forward at a faster rate than ever before.
We’ve already taken a look at the rise in electric turbocharging on the blog, and previewed some exciting future developments, and now, we’re going to be looking at the concept behind it.
In this post, we explore electric turbo compounding, examining what it is, how it works, and why the technology looks set to transform turbocharging as we know it in the near future.
Winter weather can make for some seriously difficult driving conditions, and with forecasts for lots of snow, ice and heavy winds over the coming month, it’s vital to take extra precautions to ensure you’re safe on the roads.
Prepare for the testing conditions and keep yourself on the road in the worst weather with our top 10 winter driving tips.