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Tesla Motors to build charging posts in 120 Chinese cities, part of rapid global expansion

Tesla Motors to build charging posts in 120 Chinese cities, part of rapid global expansion

By 6 hours ago

Almost one month after Tesla Motors published infographic maps to show its rapid global expansion over the next year, the company has made a significant adjustment to those plans: it will build electric car charging facilities in 120 Chinese cities. If... >>

Bowers & Wilkins reveals all the details of the Volvo XC90 sound system

Bowers & Wilkins reveals all the details of the Volvo XC90 sound system

By 28 August 2014

Volvo unveiled the new XC90 in Stockholm this week, decked out with a Bowers & Wilkins sound system, amongst a whole host of other technologies, making for an exciting SUV. B&W have fleshed out some of the details of the system. We already knew that it... >>

BMW 220d review
4 out of 5

BMW 220d review

By 28 August 2014

BMW has gone to town on a host of new electric, performance and lifestyle models recently, including the i3, i8, X4, M4, M235i - the list has got so long we're almost struggling to keep up. The idea is that there's now a BMW for everyone. Yet what about... >>

Volvo announces brand new XC90 limited First Edition, available online only

Volvo announces brand new XC90 limited First Edition, available online only

By 26 August 2014

To celebrate the launch of the new Volvo XC90, the company has announced a limited First Edition of the new SUV that will only be available to order online. There will be 1,927 models of the new XC90, each carrying a individually numbered treadplates... >>

Volvo XC90 hands-on: The safest Volvo ever is packed full of tech treats

Volvo XC90 hands-on: The safest Volvo ever is packed full of tech treats

By 26 August 2014

"This is one of the most important days in our history. We are not just launching a car, but re-launching our brand," says Hakan Samuelsson, President and CEO of Volvo, as the cover is drawn off the new Volvo XC90 at a media launch in Stockholm. The new... >>

How not to drive an F1 car: Hands-on with the £500k Shell Pro Ferrari F1 Simulator

How not to drive an F1 car: Hands-on with the £500k Shell Pro Ferrari F1 Simulator

By 25 August 2014

As part of a trip to the Belgian Grand Prix with Shell, Pocket-lint was invited to try its hand at driving a Ferrari Formula One car. Luckily for a majority of the people in the vicinity however, this was in a professional simulator rather than the real... >>

What makes F1 drivers tick? Marc Gené takes us for a scare ride in a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta (update)

What makes F1 drivers tick? Marc Gené takes us for a scare ride in a Ferrari F12 Berlinetta (update)

By 25 August 2014

As part of an event to highlight the benefits of V-Power petrol over conventional fuels, and its similarity to the mixes used by the Ferrari Formula One racing team, Pocket-lint was invited to join Shell in Belgium on the eve of the Spa Grand Prix. We... >>

Volkswagen Golf R first drive: The best fast Golf ever

Volkswagen Golf R first drive: The best fast Golf ever

By 25 August 2014

Just how much would you be happy to spend on a Golf? It's an interesting question posed by this, the new hottest (ever) Golf ­- the R - which starts at a few quid under 30-grand in the UK. It's the latest in a long line of uber-fast Golfs, designed to... >>

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

A week in reviews: 18 - 22 August

By 23 August 2014

It's an eclectic week of wonders here on Pocket-lint, headed up by our review of the Plug-in Hybrid Volvo V60. At over £50k does it make sense in the UK yet, or is there still much work to be done before the concept of electric can really take off? Elsewhere... >>

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

Tesla Model S update to use iPhone Touch ID as key and remote start

By 22 August 2014

Tesla is reportedly going to allow iPhone owners to use their device's fingerprint recognition Touch ID sensor as a key. This will mean unlocking and even starting the electric car remotely from the phone. The Tesla Model S already has an iPhone app which... >>