Dense congestion in cities, dangerously poor air quality, and environmental damage — the excessive use of cars within cities links all of these major concerns. In February this year, the UK announced plans to bring forward the ban on the production of new diesel and petrol cars to 2035. To many, this move may seem radical, but with the mounting pressure on governments around the world to take action against the climate crisis, urgent measures like this one are a necessity.
Though the world has changed rapidly in the last few months, there is another factor that has changed just as swiftly — our ability to adapt to our new lifestyles and hunker down in our homes. In order to do that, people need to be sufficiently stocked and prepared. But some of us have gone to the extreme of stockpiling and hoarding, to the extend that photos of empty shelves are circulating across social media. Supermarkets are clamping down with restrictions on how many units of an item consumers can buy in one sitting.
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our everyday lives, it is important that we stay positive during this time and recognise the bravery and determination our doctors, nurses, and other colleagues show when putting their own lives at risk for the sake of others. Staying safe and staying at home are priorities we all share at this current time, and as well as finding reliable ways to stay healthy and entertained.
The presence of technological innovation is forever being felt within the automotive industry. Whether it be convenience, efficiency, or safety, technology is consistently being studied and applied to make driving a unique experience as well as improving the relationship between driver and vehicle.