A type 22 Bugatti Brescia was sold for € 260 500 at the Bonhams sale at Retromobile. It was only estimated at between € 70 and € 90 000, but its history sent the bidding sky high. After 73 years at the bottom of Lake Maggiore, the exclusive Italian car was bought for a sum that had no bearing on its actual value. Read more
SARTRE is the name of the new European project that aims to develop a technological process to enable vehicles to drive alone in convoy on motorways. An ingenious system which could herald tomorrow’s driving. Read more
225kph is the speed achieved by a steam-powered vehicle fitted with Goodyear tyres. This new record was broken by the British pilot, Charles Burnet who drove his carbon and aluminium vehicle at Edward's air force base in California. Read more
Computer students from Berlin have developed a system to control a car using an iPhone. This is not fiction, but pure reality. They have designed an application that enables the car to be driven without a driver. Read more
Future owners of the Infiniti M will be able to avail of the new 'Forest Air' system.
Infiniti (Nissan Group) will fit its next M saloon with an all new climate control system that faithfully emulates the freshness of pure forest air. Read more
Customs officers intercepted a driver in Camphin-en Pévèle (Nord of France), on September 10th, as his behaviour seemed unusual. When inspecting the car, the officers noticed that the spare tyre was larger than should have been for that particular vehicle. Read more