Mercedes-Benz has always had an eye for design, but the Vision EQS Concept is one the most striking cars the company has ever shown off. The Vision EQS features a flowing, smooth design with rounded corners and sleek headlights. Compared to a typical Mercedes-Benz and their current design philosophy, this marks a pretty big break. Mercedes is known for cars that look “classic” no matter their model year. However, the Vision EQS looks like something straight out of the future. Keep in mind, however, that as a concept, the Benz Vision EQS may not actually be put into production. Mercedes could also decide to eschew the design philosophy all-together. On the other hand, the concept could also hint at the company’s intentions for future models. Still, the Vision does feel like a production car. For now, we’ll have to wait and see. Us writers like to call the car’s interior a cockpit. The term lends imagery from fighter jet planes and the like. For your typical … [Read more...] about Mercedes-Benz Vision EQS Official Debut
Most drivers understand what single and double yellow lines mean on the road. But alongside these common markings, red lines are appearing more and more frequently in towns and cities. The markings have been in use since the early 1990s but it is not immediately clear what makes them different from yellow lines and misunderstanding the rules could leave you facing a fine of up to £130. To help understand the purposes and rules around red road markings, LeaseCar.uk has created a guide to them. What are red lines for? Red lines are similar in purpose to yellow line road markings – they restrict stopping and waiting on certain sections of road, including those know as “red routes” – but impose stricter limits. First introduced in London in 1991, red routes are urban clearways that form a network of major roads which carry a significant amount of traffic, especially during rush hours. The restrictions, indicated by single or double red lines prohibit vehicles … [Read more...] about Confused by red lines on the road?
Tata Motors has entered into a strategic partnership with location technology provider what3words for navigation services in its vehicles. The new partnership will allow its vehicle users to feed a simple three-word address by text or voice input for seamless navigation."Tata Motors is proud to be the first automaker in India to collaborate with what3words. Our customers will now be able to navigate to accurate three-word addresses represented by what3words; offering a clear solution to a very visible problem related to the non-standard traditional address system," Tata Motors President - Passenger Vehicle Business Unit (PVBU) Mayank Pareek said in a statement.what3words has divided the world into 3mx3m squares, and assigned each square a unique identifier which is made up of three random words. The what3words system comprises a total of 36 languages, and for Indian users, it also includes Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu and Marathi. The three-word addressing will prove to be a more … [Read more...] about Tata Motors partners with what3words for navigation services
James Bond will be getting back behind the wheel of the Aston Martin DB5 in the upcoming No Time to Die film. New photos posted on the official James Bond 007 Twitter feed show the iconic car parked up during filming for the 25th installment in the franchise. Three versions of the gleaming silver sports coupe are pictured on-set in Matera, Italy, where Daniel Craig is filming what is expected to be his final outing as the superspy. The fact there are three examples suggests that Bond’s most famous steed might not make it through the film in one piece. The #DB5 is ready for its close up. Filming on #NoTimeToDie continues in Matera, Italy with 007’s iconic @astonmartin #Bond25 pic.twitter.com/vhYgcpX55o — James Bond (@007) September 16, 2019 The DB5 is not the only Aston Martin set to appear in the new film. On-set footage released in July showed Daniel Craig pulling up on a London street in an Aston Martin V8 Vantage. The V8 Vantage was 007’s vehicle of choice … [Read more...] about James Bond back behind the wheel of a DB5 for No Time to Die
Just earlier this month, Toyota Kirloskar Motor's intention to import the Toyota Mirai for conducting feasibility study was revealed. Now, it has come to light that the Toyota Mirai has been imported to India. It has been brought to TKM's Bengaluru plant, where recently it was test-driven by K R Jyothilal, Principal Secretary, Transport (Kerala).This is not the first time we are seeing the Toyota Mirai in India. Introduced in November 2014, the hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was showcased in India at Auto Expo 2016. Now, it is going to be used for a pilot project in Kerala, a state very keen on promoting alternative drive vehicles.Kerala has already sought the required permission from Union Ministry of Surface Transport to lawfully commence testing of the Toyota Mirai. Also, the state is in discussion with BPCL's Cochin refinery for the supply of Hydrogen at various locations including Kochi, Kollam, Azheekal, Vizhinjam ports.Mirai is the only FCV present in the Toyota's … [Read more...] about Toyota Mirai FCV imported to India, to be tested in Kerala