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 […]

VW unveils electric car made for one

German carmaker Volkswagen is hoping to pull off another design coup by bringing out a “minimalist” single-seat electric car. Dubbed NILS, the compact vehicle is just 3.04 metres long and 0.39 metres wide from wheel to wheel. With a top speed of 80mph, NILS is laid out like a Formula 1 race car, with the […]