How to clean desert dust off your car

It seems to be almost a yearly occurrence; a dust cloud filled with sand from the Sahara blows its way over the UK, leaving cars covered in a fine layer of dusty sand. The Saharan dust, also known as ‘blood rain’ for its red colouring, is lifted from the Sahara desert by strong winds and […]

Modified VW ID. R aims for electric Nurburgring lap record

Volkswagen has revealed an evolution of the fully-electric ID R. racing car, which has moved from being a Pikes Peak hillclimb challenger into an electric racer aiming at the Nurburgring lap record for battery powered vehicles. The updated ID. R still uses a 671bhp all-wheel-drive electric drivetrain fed by two lithium ion batteries, but Volkswagen says that the […]