F1 technology to be used to design greener cars

An innovative research project that aims to develop greener cars has won a share of a £38.2 million prize. A consortium including Jaguar Land Rover and Nissan received £1.7 million for the so-called “light weighting” technology. It applies the science behind Formula 1 (F1) cars and space satellites to make vehicles weigh less and be more […]

Ex-F1 designer wins low carbon car competition

A compact, unusual-looking car by ex-F1 designer Gordon Murray triumphed at the second annual RAC’s Future Car Challenge this weekend. The competition aim is to use as little energy as possible to drive the 60-mile route from Brighton to London. It was the second year-running that a car by Mr Murray was the overall winner. […]