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    Official: MG Dynamo Concept EV is a 90-year celebration
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    As part of the celebrations for its 90th anniversary, and as a study of European appetites for small electric vehicles, MG has unveiled the Dynamo (click the photo above to enlarge). We didn't get detailed battery specs, but the little hatch is less than 12 feet long, weighs 2,376 pounds and gets ...

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    Video: Lamborghini driver can't shoot the gap in London
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    It may be difficult to see a nearly $500,000 car wrecked because of hot-shot driving on narrow streets, but a new video of a Lamborghini Aventador crash in one of London's poshest zip codes over the weekend has to be seen to be believed. The accident occurred Sunday and left Sloane Street in ...

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    Report: Nissan testing experimental dealer with no desks or offices
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    Nissan thinks it has found a better way to sell cars, and it involves stripping showrooms of everything but the cars and sales team. The brand calls the experiment the Nissan New Retail Concept, and it might get tested in the US in a few years. The concept is relatively simple. Showrooms ditch ...

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    Report: UK's most expensive parking spaces sell for $666,000
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    It's difficult to express how cramped the city of London really is. It's not like New York, Los Angeles or Chicago, which had the benefit of being built after the advent of the grid system - we suppose that's the downside of being founded by the Romans. As a result of its ancient beginnings and ...

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    Official: Nissan NV200 is the brave new face of London taxis [w/video]
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    In most cities, just about any vehicle can serve as a taxi – so long as it meets the owner/operator's requirements for reliability, comfort and utility. But certain cities have their own unique taxis, and Nissan has been working hard to corner those markets. It has already designed specific ...

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    Video: Renault sets up full-scale Scalextric track in downtown London [w/poll]
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    Racing fans in the UK have been clamoring for the British Grand Prix to move from Silverstone into London proper for years, and that's almost what they'll get in June 2015 when the nascent Formula E series will race around their streets. It'll essentially amount to a full-scale Scalextric track, ...

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    ETC: London skyscraper caught melting cars
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    A new skyscraper under construction in London is apparently to blame for some mysteriously melting car parts on the city's surrounding streets. The 37-story building at 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the "Walkie Talkie" for how it looks, features a convex side of glass windows that apparently ...

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    Video: Lamborghini Miura SV burns to the ground in London
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    If there's one thing Italian supercars seemingly love more than moving quickly, it's being on fire. That even applies to iconic machinery like the Lamborghini Miura SV, one of our personal favorite exotics of all time. One such Lamborghini owner just witness their machine go all flambé ...

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    Report: London firm hiring professional double-parkers to avoid fines
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    Autoblog sister site AOL UK reports that a company in London is hiring young drivers to sit double parked in the businesses vans, in an effort to avoid parking fines. As a traffic officer approaches, the drivers simply start up the van and drive away. Aspect.co.uk (a property management firm, as ...

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    Video: Watch an Ariel Atom receive a pit stop in the middle of London traffic
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    Just how quick can a pit crew from the Ariel AtomCup swap out a set of tires? Quicker than the span of your standard stop light. One crew set out to prove just that by serving up a full changeover at a downtown London intersection. The team not only manages a complete pit stop ( minus fuel, ...

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    Report: London Black Taxi manufacturer sold to China's Geely
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    Geely, the Chinese company that also owns Volvo, now owns Manganese Bronze Holdings (MBH), makers of London's Black Cab. MBH went into administration late last year, and some had looked to Geely to rescue the company in which it had a 19.7-percent equity stake. Although it's taken three months to ...

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    Official: Eterniti Artemis "super SUV" officially bows, yours for $334K
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    As of November 9, 2012 Eterniti Motors, makers of the Artemis (nee Hemera), has a home in Park Royal, London. The company produces its "super SUV" at a facility in London and has opened the 10,000-square-foot atelier, design studio and showroom nearby. Revealed on the night was the production ...

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    Report: London Black Cab maker struggling for survival
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    The roots of London's Black Cab dig all the way back to the Austin FX3 of 1948, the current overall shape recognized by any modern visitor to London showing up in 1958 on the Austin FX4. Manganese Bronze Holdings Plc has been the company behind the Black Cab since 1984, but failing to invest in ...

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    Watch the star-studded London rollout of Land Rover's 2013 Range Rover [w/video]
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    The opportunity to succeed an icon doesn't come along all that often for automakers, and when it does, you'd best make a big fuss about it. That marketing message was well received by team Land Rover, who hosted a gala shindig for their 2013 Range Rover reveal in London on Friday night. A brace ...

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    Cars of the 2012 London Olympics Closing Ceremonies
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    There may not be an Olympic sport involving automobiles (yet), but cars were featured prominently in the closing ceremonies of the 30th Olympic games in London last night. The event was more of a rock concert than a ceremony, with musical performances by everyone from chart-topping boy band One ...

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    Official: Check out Nissan's NV200 in London black cab livery [w/video]
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    The little black cab is to London what the yellow Ford Crown Victoria has been up to New York City. With the departure of Ford's Panther platform, Nissan has stepped in with its all-new NV200, which will soon be spreading like kudzu over NYC streets. It seems that London may also share the Big ...

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    Report: London's special traffic lanes for Olympians branded 'Zil lanes'
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    The British have a unique sense of humor – think Monty Python and Benny Hill – and there's no reason that the 2012 Olympics shouldn't be cause for celebrating it. So when we caught wind of this story from the BBC, we had to smile. It seems Londoners fed up with the Olympic intrusion ...

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    Video: Cabbie converts London taxi into Olympic hotel
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    We don't know what kind of person would want to be traveling in London right now. With the Olympics in town, the city has become besieged with tourists, athletes and officials. The price of hotel rooms have skyrocketed, and the presence of Olympic-only bus lanes have locked up everyone else, who ...

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    Official: Audi opens first digital showroom in London [w/video]
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    When BMW recently opened a store on Paris' Avenue George V, that was first and foremost a retail play that offers interaction with its cars. Audi has just opened Audi City, a metropolis cyberstore in London, and gone the other way: this is where you go to buy a car as if you were shopping in a ...

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    Report: London motorists owe about $270M in congestion charges
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    Drivers in the UK owe a staggering $270 million in congestion charge fees, according to Transport for London. Surprisingly enough, that figure comes even as the number of those attempting to avoid paying the fines has declined. In 2010, 52,103 drivers skipped out on paying, while that figure ...

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