Car And GPS archive

  • TomTom iOS app updated for iPhone 5
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    TomTom iOS app updated for iPhone 5

    By 28 November 2012

    TomTom has updated its iOS satnav application so that it better suits the screen of the iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch. Version 1.12 of TomTom Navigation for iPhone and iPad now works perfectly with iOS 6, is optimised for iPhone 5 so shows...

  • Ford Fiesta (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Ford Fiesta (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 26 November 2012

    The Ford Fiesta is a bit of a staple of the car world. Affordable, reliable and fun, it has been planting smiles on the face of the average motorist for 36 years. Back in 2008, Ford gave the car a major refresh, with a new set of punchy colours and a...

  • Nokia PureView chief leaves for Jaguar Land Rover
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    Nokia PureView chief leaves for Jaguar Land Rover

    By 26 November 2012

    In what is likely to be a huge blow to the Finnish company, Nokia has lost its chief imaging head, Damien Dinning, the man responsible for its camera phone division, of which he was seen as a key driving force. Dinning, who has been with Nokia since...

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Mercedes-Benz A-Class (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 19 November 2012

    The new A-class is a new type of car. That might be stating the obvious, but what we mean is that while it’s kept the name of the model, Mercedes has fundamentally changed the concept of its smallest car. The A-class used to be a packaging marvel –...

  • Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster announced
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    Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster announced

    By 12 November 2012

    Lamborghini has announced the launch of a new roadster that will make you forget your affectionate dreams of the Countach in a heartbeat. The new Lamborghini Aventador LP 700-4 Roadster is the latest "dream machine" from the Italian firm and boasts...

  • BMW intelligent steering wheel comes with OLED screen
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    BMW intelligent steering wheel comes with OLED screen

    By 12 November 2012

    BMW has created a new Performance sports steering wheel with a display built into the top of the rim to give you the latest information while you drive. Available for 3 Series Sedan, Touring, Coupe, and Convertible models - although you might be asking,...

  • Hands-on: Vauxhall Adam review
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    Hands-on: Vauxhall Adam review

    By 7 November 2012

    If you’re the sort of person who names their car, then you’ll perhaps be pleased to hear that from early next year Vauxhall will sell you one that comes pre-named: Adam. We’ll leave the obvious and easy name puns to you, but if you think Adam’s...

  • Peugeot 208 Allure e-HDi review
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    Peugeot 208 Allure e-HDi review

    By 30 October 2012

    Talking to Peugeot’s design chief, Gilles Vidal, makes you acutely aware of the importance of the 208, and it’s need to "re-generate" both Peugeot and, so it’s makers say, the small, B-segment class of car in general. But does it work, and should...

  • Range Rover TDV6 Autobiography pictures and hands-on
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    Range Rover TDV6 Autobiography pictures and hands-on

    By 26 October 2012

    The Range Rover arguably invented the sport utility vehicle genre when it was launched in 1970. The brainchild of engineer Spen King, his objective was to build the ultimate go-anywhere vehicle. Later it became the default choice for those looking to...

  • Skyfall: Behind the scenes with Land Rover
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    Skyfall: Behind the scenes with Land Rover

    By 26 October 2012

    The opening sequence of the new James Bond movie, Skyfall, sees Bond give chase in a Land Rover Defender 110 through the streets of Istanbul. The action is fast paced, dangerous and all at close quarters. There are no CGI or projected backdrops behind...

  • Qualcomm: Expect your car to do more than offer you Wi-Fi in the future
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    Qualcomm: Expect your car to do more than offer you Wi-Fi in the future

    By 25 October 2012

    Qualcomm has told Pocket-lint that it is working with car manufacturers to make the connected car a standard rather than something you only see on Sci-Fi movies, but that it is still a long way off. "The product lifecycle in cars is really slow. For us,...

  • First drive: Renault Clio review
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    First drive: Renault Clio review

    By 24 October 2012

    Remember when the Clio was advertised by Nicole and Papa? Or when it proclaimed to have va-va-voom long before Mazda got zoom-zoom? Well, so does Renault. Having sold 12 Million Clios since the first generation in 1991, it’s now launching the brand...

  • Audi R8 Coupe (2012) pictures and hands-on
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    Audi R8 Coupe (2012) pictures and hands-on

    By 22 October 2012

    There’s a saying that German cars are boring. But put the Audi R8 Coupe’s pedal to the metal and it’s definitely not boredom that you’ll find bouncing between the ole synapses. Pocket-lint took the R8 - complete with R-Tronic 6-speed auto ‘box...

  • Jaguar XJL Ultimate pictures and hands-on
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    Jaguar XJL Ultimate pictures and hands-on

    By 11 October 2012

    You are never expected to drive the Jaguar XJL Ultimate. That's for your driver to worry about. Once you grasp that concept you can sit back and enjoy the sheer luxury of the latest top-of-the-range Jaguar from the rear seat, as the world flies past the...

  • Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 10 October 2012

    When it comes to car fantasies, the Ford Mustang is right up there. From Steve McQueen's Bullitt to Nicolas Cage's Eleanor, the Ford Mustang has captured the imagination of car fans everywhere, us included. It's a rare beast to see in the UK, so when...

  • TomTom for Android review
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    TomTom for Android review

    By 10 October 2012

    TomTom for Android has been eagerly anticipated since the launch of TomTom for iPhone all the way back in 2009. At that time we could understand that Android might not have been a viable option for TomTom, but we're glad to see it arrive finally, if just...

  • TomTom for Android now available
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    TomTom for Android now available

    By 4 October 2012

    TomTom for Android is now available in the Google Play Store, on schedule and just like Pocket-lint said it would before the summer. The new app will come in two flavours: a US & Canada version and a Europe offering that promises to make sure you get...

  • Smart Forstars pictures and hands-on
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    Smart Forstars pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2012

    When Pocket-Lint chatted to Gorden Wagener – chief of design for Daimler (Mercedes and Smart) at the Paris auto show, he told us that Smarts are the iPhones of the car world. Sorry to disagree with you Gorden, but we’ve already awarded that accolade...

  • Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Renault Clio (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2012

    The fourth-generation Renault Clio took over the entire Renault stand in Paris. Illuminated under hundreds of beautiful globe lights, which gently changed colour and bobbed up and down, an array of red, orange and yellow Clios spread out across the Renault...

  • Jaguar F-type pictures and hands-on
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    Jaguar F-type pictures and hands-on

    By 2 October 2012

    They don’t seem to come along very often, new Jaguars, so there’s always a sense of excitement when one lands on the show floor at a motor show. And if you see the F-type in the metal, you can’t help but get a little tingle of excitement about the...

  • The 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards
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    The 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards

    By 1 October 2012

    We're proud to announce the start of the 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards, the UK's longest-running awards dedicated to gadgetry, entertainment technology and gizmos. As with the past eight years, the aim is to find and celebrate the best tech and gadgets...

  • Nissan TeRRA concept car comes with removable tablet device for a dashboard
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    Nissan TeRRA concept car comes with removable tablet device for a dashboard

    By 1 October 2012

    The Paris Motor Show is a great place to see some of the wackiest and most innovative concept cars on the planet, and this year's has been no exception. The Nissan TeRRA, unveiled over the weekend, is a zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell-powered vehicle...

  • Smart Forstars concept car unveiled, the urban vehicle with built-in home cinema projector
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    Smart Forstars concept car unveiled, the urban vehicle with built-in home cinema projector

    By 1 October 2012

    Daimler's urban car brand Smart is going all out to embrace technology with its latest sports utility coupé concept vehicle. Not only is the Smart Forstars electrically driven - taking its cue from the Smart fortwo Brabus with its 60kW magneto-electric...

  • Range Rover (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Range Rover (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 29 September 2012

    A new Range Rover doesn’t come along every day. This is only the fourth full-size Range Rover ever -although don’t forget it’s no longer just a model though, but forms part of a range together with Evoque and Sport. The previous model lasted a full...

  • Ford Mondeo (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    Ford Mondeo (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 28 September 2012

    Remember once upon a time when the Ford Mondeo was Britain’s best-selling car, or at least thereabouts? Well, now it doesn’t even make it into the top ten. Tellingly, the BMW 3-Series outsells it. Ford would like to change that and here in Paris it’s...