Steve Morton

10,084 Added | 14 Magazines | 7 Likes | 3,705 Followers | @stevemorton | Steve is one of the leading contributors at Philofaxy, he writes about Filofax and other ring bound organisers. He's also a keen photographer. Find me here as well: https://www.facebook.com/MrPhilofaxy/  http://philofaxy.com/  https://www.instagram.com/mrphilofaxy/

Emissions scandal: VW showing 'utter contempt' for Londoners, says Khan

London mayor accuses Volkswagen of making the UK a laughing stock over refusal to pay £2.5m in compensation while it’s paid billions to US customers<p>Sadiq Khan has accused Volkswagen of showing “utter contempt” for Londoners after it refused to pay £2.5m compensation for its role in the dieselgate …

Transport for London

VW calls crisis meeting to discuss EU cartel probe: source

BERLIN/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) will hold a special supervisory board meeting on Wednesday to discuss allegations that German carmakers operated a wide-ranging cartel, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.<p>The European Commission said on Saturday antitrust regulators …

World News

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BMW Denies Manipulating Its Diesel Engines

BMW has vehemently denied accusations that it colluded with Daimler and the VW Group in designing and pricing AdBlue diesel emissions treatments and …

Diesel Emissions

VW denies £2.5m London congestion charge bill

<b>Car firm Volkswagen (VW) has said it will not pay the £2.5m the mayor of London claims it owes in missed congestion charge payments, following the 2015 emissions-rigging scandal.</b><p>Sadiq Khan said 80,000 VW engines fitted with "defeat devices" were registered in London.<p>The devices, which detected when …

Autos

Instagram tips from 7 pros with thousands of followers

Social Media Marketing

The very best notebooks for getting yourself organized

Journals to write home about.<p>Whether you want to get more done every day—have you heard of bullet journaling?—or are trying to be more organized at work, school, or home, a notebook you cherish can be the difference between a happy hum of productivity and, well, watching another episode <i>Boston Legal.</i><p>…

Evernote

Co-ordinated accessories to go with my Van der Spek A5 organiser. The pen case has my two 'in-use' fountain pens. The pencil case other pens, pencils and useful things #vanderspek

Tips for Sightseeing in Washington DC with Limited Time

My first trip to Washington DC was a busy one. I had meetings and conference activities to attend with minimal downtime for sightseeing. It was …

The TUMI Global Locator Puts an End to Lost Luggage

Adding to its growing collection of smart travel technologies, Tumi has announced a real-time wireless luggage tracker called the Global Locator. …

Real-Time Data

2018 Nissan Leaf to have e-Pedal: here's what that means

No, the new 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car isn't going to have only a single pedal—despite at least one headline late yesterday claiming …

Electric Vehicles

Audi to retrofit clean diesel update to old TDI engines

Audi is to retro-fit clean diesel software to 850,000 V6 and V8 TDI turbodiesel engines in Europe as part of an initiative “for the future of the …

Electric Vehicles

Mercedes recalls 3 million diesel cars to tackle emissions

<b>Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, is to start a voluntary recall of almost every new diesel car bought in the UK over the past six years,</b> …

Electric Vehicles

BMW 'favouring Oxford' to build new electric Mini

<b>BMW's Oxford factory is the favoured location for building an electric version of the Mini, sources have claimed.</b><p>Two sources told Reuters the company is leaning towards the UK plant, where it has invested heavily in recent years.<p>The company makes about 60% of its approximately 360,000 compact cars …

Electric Vehicles

Audi voluntarily recalls up to 850,000 diesel vehicles

German luxury carmaker Audi, a Volkswagen subsidiary, issued a voluntary recall of up to 850,000 diesel vehicles Friday, saying it would help reduce …

Electric Vehicles

VW Really Will Build This Retro Electric Microbus

Based on the I.D. BUZZ concept that debuted this year, Volkswagen is finally putting a retro Microbus into production.<p>At the Detroit Auto Show in …

Electric Vehicles

Not Everyone Has A Garage, But What If The Streetlights Were Electric Car Charging Stations?

Ubitricity is retrofitting streetlights in London to provide overnight charging to parked EVs.<p>An old-fashioned streetlight in the London borough of Westminster–emblazoned with an ornate, golden W–looks essentially the same as it did in the 1950s. But now it’s possible to open a tiny door on the …

Electric Vehicles

Fully Charged Discusses What It Is All About In The EV WorldWhat It Is All About In The EV World? Fully Charged Explores The Topic

In a recent Fully Charged episode Robert Llewellyn talk with <i>Electric Vehicles Outlook’s</i> Roger Atkins about what it is all about.<p>Electric Vehicles …

Electric Vehicles

The Chevrolet Bolt Has a Glaring Problem

General Motors is taking the slow and steady approach when it comes to sales of the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt, which might be the right path for a …

Autos

Elon Musk scraps the idea of a Model 3 with a solar panel roof

For as long as Elon Musk has been involved in the tech world, he has demonstrated an almost unrivaled obsession with dreaming big and boldly pursuing …

Autos

German car industry under EU cartel investigation

The diesel scandal surrounding Audi, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche and Volkswagen has taken a further twist with news that the EU has opened an …

Autos

VW agrees to pay another $154m over emissions scandal

The California-based regulators who exposed the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal have scored another settlement, costing the German carmaker an …

Fraud

How to Spot a Fake

So, over the past couple of years I have told you how to minimise the risk of buying a fake Mulberry and where to go to have it authenticated. What I …

Audi offers diesel emissions upgrade for 850,000 cars

<b>German carmaker Audi is offering a free software upgrade for 850,000 diesel cars in order to improve emissions.</b><p>Audi said the upgrade would "improve emissions behaviour in real driving conditions further beyond existing legal requirements".<p>The carmaker added it was convinced the programme would …

Electric Vehicles

Nissan Aims For 340-Mile / 550-Km Range With 2018 Leaf EV

| By<p>|<p>ShareRedditPinTweetPlus<p>Nissan's next-gen all-electric Leaf hatchback will be offered to customers with a series of different battery pack sizes, …

Electric Vehicles

BMW 'favouring Oxford' to build new electric Mini

<b>BMW's Oxford factory is the favoured location for building an electric version of the Mini, sources have claimed.</b><p>Two sources told Reuters the company is leaning towards the UK plant, where it has invested heavily in recent years.<p>The company makes about 60% of its approximately 360,000 compact cars …

Electric Vehicles

First electric car showroom opens in Milton Keynes

The UK's first electric car showroom, run by Chargemaster, has opened its doors in a Milton Keynes shopping centre.<p>David Martell, Chargemaster's chief executive, said: "The whole idea is to take away some of the myths about ownership of electric cars - people thinking the range is bad, the …

Transportation

The current situation

Hello there! It has been a long while since my last post. Life happened, I suppose 🙂 With work and my two 6-year-olds to look after, time is …

Productivity

Restock & new colours: real ostrich Medium Compagnas!

New arrivals at the Gillio offices this week: <b>real ostrich Medium Compagnas</b>!<p>We're starting off today with the <b>restock</b> of several of your favourite …

Design

How to Perform a Mid Year Review?

Since we are now at the mid way point of the year, this is the perfect time to perform a Mid Year Review to check up on your progress for the year …

MID