This biography by Ian Strathcarron tracks the life of a remarkable man who rightly became world famous long before the word “celebrity” was in common use. 9 more words
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In 1886, exactly 130 years ago, Karl Benz presented his Patent-Motorwagen to the world. A three-wheeled machine with a rear-mounted single-cylinder engine developing less than 1hp, it is widely regarded as the world’s first purpose-designed automobile. 414 more words
Ben, the not-for-profit organisation that partners with the automotive industry to provide support for life to its people and their families, has today unveiled its new brand identity as a vehicle to help fulfil its vision for the future. 743 more words
Without exception these museums not only show the motorcar as one of the most important technological achievements ever, but also its substantial influence on – and its part in – society as a whole. 57 more words
The ‘five star truck safety plan’, announced by the Mayor of London today, has been described as “a much more targeted approach and a step in the right direction” by the Freight Transport Association (FTA) today who also said “industry will need time to adapt.” 380 more words
Swedish truck maker Volvo is the first manufacturer in the world to introduce a fully autonomous truck into an underground working environment.
The company’s FMX tipper has begun full scale testing at the Boliden mine in Kristineberg, Sweden, where it will be tested inside the earth at a distance of up to four miles into the mine, and a depth of 4,330 feet (1,320m). 205 more words