Month: August 2022

Volvo On Demand to continue reshaping how people think about mobility and car ownership
Driving

Volvo On Demand to continue reshaping how people think about mobility and car ownership

After a successful expansion with 250,000 registered customers and nearly a million completed journeys in Sweden, M, the shared mobility brand launched by Volvo Cars, is becoming Volvo On Demand. Developed and operated by the subsidiary, Volvo Car Mobility, Volvo On Demand continues to expand to rethink car ownership and […]

Conference, Education, EVs

VWCV Site Symposium: Brand investing 21 million euros in upskilling workforce

Autonomous driving, electric vehicles, new business models and a highly skilled workforce: with the ‘GRIP 2030’ strategy, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is continuing to push on with the transformation of the brand into a leading supplier for sustainable mobility solutions. Today, Herbert Diess, Chair of the Board of Management of […]

Drivers learning in automatic EVs will soon be the norm, says Volkswagen Financial Services UK’s EV consultant
Driving, EVs

Drivers learning in automatic EVs will soon be the norm, says Volkswagen Financial Services UK’s EV consultant

Practical driving tests will soon be conducted almost exclusively in automatic electric cars, according to one electromobility expert. Emma Loveday, EV Consultant at Volkswagen Financial Services UK, explained that young people learning to drive in automatic vehicles will ‘soon be the norm’ as consumers become more environmentally conscious and cost […]

Where next - Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles urges students to consider apprenticeships
Apprentices, Job Board, Recruitment

Where next? Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles urges students to consider apprenticeships

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is encouraging students to explore automotive apprenticeships as an alternative to further education following GCSE results day. Apprenticeships offered by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles include exciting and varied roles in an industry undergoing a technological transformation. Young workers can opt for apprenticeships as a Service Technician, Parts Advisor, […]

EVs, Research

Future technology according to generation Alpha: Mobility wishes for a progressive society

Self-charging electric cars and public transport to space are the top of the future mobility wish list, according to today’s youngsters. Over seven in 10 children aged 6-10 (72 per cent) said self-charging electric cars were an invention they’d like to see, while over half would like a flying car […]

Education, EVs

Jaguar Land Rover joins forces with Multiverse to deliver data skills training to employees

Jaguar Land Rover is collaborating with tech start-up Multiverse to enhance the data skills of its employees as it accelerates its digital transformation and prepares for an electrified future. Through its Reimagine strategy, Jaguar Land Rover is at the forefront of the rapidly changing automotive industry with a focus on […]

Driving, Education

Junior driving experiences prove popular amid growing DVSA backlog

Latest research shows that an increasing number of young Brits are bracing themselves for the huge driving test backlog by learning to drive on race circuits and airfields.  Findings from DrivingExperience.com has revealed that bookings for young driver experiences, which take place in a controlled environment away from open roads, […]

Education, Social Project

From waste to art: Hyundai Motor and Healthy Seas teach younger generation about supporting the circular economy

Hyundai Motor recently supported Healthy Seas in the organisation of a special educational event which took place at London’s Tate Modern art gallery on 14th July. The event included a presentation about marine protection, ghost fishing and its devastating effects, as well as solutions offered by supporting the circular economy. […]

Apprentices, Motorsport, Work Experience

Bahraini students enjoy internship with Bahrain Raid Xtreme team

Six students from three of Bahrain’s top Universities have enjoyed a unique internship at Prodrive where they have been part of the design, construction and everyday operations with Bahrain Raid Xtreme Hunter cars that are currently leading the World Rally Raid Championship. The once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the students has seen […]

Driving, Education, EVs

First all-British EV aims to save lives and engage next generation of drivers

Young Driver Motor Cars’ all-British and all-electric Firefly Sport will fuel children’s interest in cars and driving from an early age, while educating them about road safety and how future motor vehicles can be an environmental force for good. Packed full of British innovation, the Firefly Sport will receive its […]