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Negative vibes for driverless cars

Driverless cars - the road to nowhere

Motorists are struggling to see the benefits of autonomous vehicles, according to a new study. In the research for Continental Tyres, the top six issues brought up by drivers were negative. When asked about what benefits will be delivered, the second most popular response was ‘none’ as more than a …

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Free Winter tyres experience

Winter tyre tests at Mercedes-Benz World

Continental Tyres and Mercedes-Benz World have teamed up to offer free winter tyre tests to the public. From Saturday, February 11 until Sunday February 19 the experience will be available between 11am – 1pm (other than on Feb 16 when it will be 12 – 2pm). Hundreds of people have …

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Drivers would back ‘phone blocking’ plan

DRIVERS BACK BLANKET BLOCK ON MOBILES

Most motorists believe the Government should introduce technology to disable certain phone functions for the sake of safety, according to new research. Fitting all cars with some form of blocking device was considered a more effective plan than harsher penalties or more education as road users reveal they cannot resist …

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Motorists urged to choose safety tech

Stop The Crash - Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) demo

Looking to buy a new car? The #STOPTHECRASH campaign is urging you to ask three key life-saving questions before choosing which one to buy… 1. What Euro NCAP test rating does this car have? 2. Is Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) fitted to this car – and is it standard? 3. …

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Concerns over driverless cars

Driverless cars

Three in five UK motorists are worried about the safety of fully autonomous cars, according to a new study. The research for Continental Tyres also revealed that 40% of people simply mistrust the concept of a self-driving car, while a fifth say it scares them. A further half said they …

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Top 10 winter driving tips

Winter driving tips

Did you know that it’s six times more likely for drivers to have an accident in the winter than in the summer? We’ve got together with Mark Griffiths, safety expert at Continental Tyres, to give you top tips for driving safely this winter… especially if the weather takes a turn …

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Most motorists guilty of double standards

Traffic jam

More than 70% of Brits admit their own poor driving adds to road rage, according to new research. The study by Continental Tyres reveals that  many motorists have double-standards and get wound up by the bad habits of others which makes them angry and drive more aggressively. The responses of …

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Black Chili Driving Experience

Black Chili Driving Experience

Six fantastic cars and two days of thrilling driving with amazing Andalucia, Spain, acting as the backdrop. Yes, this can only mean Continental Tyres’ Black Chili Driving Experience. The event allows the tyre giant to showcase its ultra high performance tyres, all made using a special “Black Chili” compound. The …

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