Monthly Archives: July 2012

Google test driver-less car


Who would have thought a driver-less car would be viable to purchase in the near future? Google are currently testing the modified Toyota Prius on the roads of Nevada. The first question we’re going to ask when we meet them on Thursday is why are they doing this testing? Either way, this will eventually have a massive impact on the motoring world. The driver-less car will completely change consumer’s perception and no doubt their purchasing behaviour. Imagine you’ve just purchased your first driver-less car. The paperwork will all be done online and the car delivers itself to the customer without your salesperson needing to meet them at all. Fanciful nonsense? How many cars do you sell a year already where the salesperson doesn’t meet the customer? The only difference is the car could be seen, bought and dispatched in the time it takes to boil a kettle (assuming that we’ll… Read more »

London Grand Prix


Who’s heard the exciting news that Bernie Ecclestone plans to have a Grand Prix in London? This news will certainly have mixed views from the public, but all those car fanatics will be ecstatic with the news. People will be lining the streets of London to check out the celebs racing round London city. The plans for the grand prix have also been supported by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson. We can only hope that this pipeline dream of Bernie Ecclestone will be approved, so Britain will have another major event to host in London after the Queen’s Jubilee, and the Olympics this year. That’s if it all goes to plan. At CitNOW we hope they manage to fill in all the potholes before the race or it could be quite a bumpy ride. A view from the trenches  At CitNOW it’s always really interesting to see how some… Read more »