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Everything you need to know about the Tesla Model X, the safest SUV ever

Everything you need to know about the Tesla Model X, the safest SUV ever

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Tesla is not only about luxury performance cars. It's an electric SUV provider too. But in typical Tesla style this can't just be an SUV with electric drive. It goes way above and beyond.The Tesla Model X is fast, the top end can hit 60mph from standing... >>

BMW X1 2015 first drive: Second-gen SUV makes off-road easy

BMW X1 2015 first drive: Second-gen SUV makes off-road easy

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BMW already has an X1 on the road. So what's special about this year's model, now in its second-generation 2015 form? Well, it's been redesigned from the ground up and wants to go off-road more than ever.Whereas the original X1 was built on the basic... >>

Bloodhound supersonic car in pictures: The 1,000mph British record-breaker shown in London

Bloodhound supersonic car in pictures: The 1,000mph British record-breaker shown in London

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There are fast cars and there are fast cars. Although Bloodhound, the British-borne supersonic project theoretically capable of topping 1,000mph, could only really be described as a vehicle - and a spectacular one at that given its 13.5m length.The Bloodhound... >>

Spectre Bond cars, in photos: Jaguar CX75, Aston Martin DB10, Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender

Spectre Bond cars, in photos: Jaguar CX75, Aston Martin DB10, Range Rover Sport SVR and Land Rover Defender

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The next James Bond film, Spectre, is set to arrive before the end of 2015 this October. Aside from the usual action, fashionable posing and suave behaviour the things we really want to see are the cars.Jaguar Land Rover has been working with the Bond... >>

It's official: Tesla schedules September event to launch Model X crossover

It's official: Tesla schedules September event to launch Model X crossover

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Tesla is about to launch a 4-door SUV known as the Model X crossover.The electric car maker has just sent invites to the media, asking them to attend a press event at its factory in Fremont, California on 29 September. The company is expected to launch... >>

Apple Car has 2019 ship date but likely won't be fully autonomous by then

Apple Car has 2019 ship date but likely won't be fully autonomous by then

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New details on Apple's electric car project have emerged, suggesting the company has targeted a ship date that's just three years out, but because of the tight deadline, we shouldn't expect Apple Car to be autonomous.Apple Car isn't the vehicle's official... >>

Apple’s self-driving car rolls on, meeting held with autonomous driving officials

Apple’s self-driving car rolls on, meeting held with autonomous driving officials

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The rumour of Apple's self-driving car has just had some serious weight added to its authenticity after executives reportedly met with California autonomous driving officials.According to a report by The Guardian Apple's senior legal counsel, Mike Maletic,... >>

We've only gone and built the Lego Mercedes-Benz AROCS 3245

We've only gone and built the Lego Mercedes-Benz AROCS 3245

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With over 2,793 pieces of Lego in the box, the replica Mercedes-Benz AROCS 3245 (£169.99) made from Lego Technics isn't a build that you should approach lightly.Even blitzing your way through the 482 pages of the instruction manual is going to take you... >>

Audi e-tron Quattro SUV concept: An electric Q6 in disguise

Audi e-tron Quattro SUV concept: An electric Q6 in disguise

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It's not just Porsche targeting Tesla (with its Mission E concept). As the Californian electric motoring brand turned up to the Frankfurt Auto Show without its new Tesla Model X SUV (because, hey, launching a car at a motor show is a bit, y'know, 80s),... >>

Best of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: The best supercars, concepts, hybrids and more

Best of the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015: The best supercars, concepts, hybrids and more

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The Frankfurt Auto Show (also known as IAA 2015 for those in the know) is one of the world's largest car shows, with 2015 delivering a mixture of fun concepts, SUVs galore, and plenty of other automotive awesomeness besides.Most notable in among the mix... >>

Rolls-Royce Dawn: The sexiest and most sociable Rolls ever

Rolls-Royce Dawn: The sexiest and most sociable Rolls ever

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The launch of a new Rolls-Royce isn't something that happens with a great deal of regularity. When you're the epitome of luxury, announcing a new model of motor car is something of a celebration, a chance to show the world your craftsmanship and reassert... >>

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA

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TomTom - the mapping company - is interested in self-driving cars.The self-driving car movement is obviously here to stay. More and more high-profile companies, such as Google and maybe even Apple, are taking it seriously, and now that group of supporters... >>

Thunder Power Sedan EV: 400 mile range, fast-charging, Tesla quick and features the future of interiors

Thunder Power Sedan EV: 400 mile range, fast-charging, Tesla quick and features the future of interiors

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Thunder Power may not be a car manufacturer you recognise yet, but it should be soon. At the Frankfurt Motor Show 2015 the manufacturer has revealed its first all electric Sedan.The Taiwanese Thunder Power Sedan isn’t just an electric car, it uses next-generation... >>

Shell and Ferrari team for incredible interactive F1 garage tour, works great on phone or tablet

Shell and Ferrari team for incredible interactive F1 garage tour, works great on phone or tablet

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Shell and the Scuderia Ferrari Formula One racing team have created an amazing online interactive experience that gives you a detailed tour of the inside of the Ferrari F1 garage and paddock. And what's more, you can try it for yourself right now.Scuderia... >>

Lexus NX300h Luxury Nav review: Hitting the luxury SUV mark?
3.5 stars

Lexus NX300h Luxury Nav review: Hitting the luxury SUV mark?

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Welcome to the club Lexus, what took you so long? It'll remain a mystery why Lexus – a brand that was early to the large SUV club with the RX – has played the Johnny-come-lately roll in the hugely popular mid-sized SUV spec.The NX300h is here now... >>

Watch out, Tesla: Dyson isn't ruling out making its own electric cars

Watch out, Tesla: Dyson isn't ruling out making its own electric cars

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Dyson might soon add electric cars to its bustling product portfolio.The company is best known for making premium consumer vacuums, but clues recently dropped by the company's CEO have suggested it might also be known one day for making energy-efficient... >>

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?

Could the new Apple TV interface look like this?

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With all the rumours currently pointing towards an Apple TV refresh at the company's 9 September launch event, one enterprising graphics designer has decided to give his take on what the new interface should look like.A cross between the current Apple... >>

Tesla's $35K Model 3 sedan will be up for pre-order in March, with 2017 production

Tesla's $35K Model 3 sedan will be up for pre-order in March, with 2017 production

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Two years from now, you might be driving an affordable Tesla.Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, has announced via Twitter that his company's lower-cost Model 3 sedan will be unveiled next March. At that time, you'll also be able to place a pre-order. But you'll... >>

TomTom Trucker 5000 can be customised for specific vehicles, doesn’t come with free Yorkie bar

TomTom Trucker 5000 can be customised for specific vehicles, doesn’t come with free Yorkie bar

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TomTom has announced a satnav designed for drivers of heavy goods vehicles who would also like to use it in their family car on days off.The TomTom Trucker 5000 is a 5-inch portable navigation system that is more compact than the existing Trucker 6000.It... >>

Hyundai Tucson first drive: Attractive affordable adventure with all the trimmings

Hyundai Tucson first drive: Attractive affordable adventure with all the trimmings

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The compact SUV is fast becoming one of the more popular choices of car for families and adventurers alike. With Asian manufacturers producing higher specced vehicles at affordable prices it's little wonder the Chelsea tractor has become a common inner... >>

Land Rover has invented an invisible trailer, sort of

Land Rover has invented an invisible trailer, sort of

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Land Rover seems to be constantly revealing new futuristic inventions of late, and its most recent creation wants to use invisibility to help drivers.The Land Rover Transparent Trailer isn't, as the name suggests, really see-through. Rather it uses clever... >>

Ford S-Max first drive: Redefining MPVs

Ford S-Max first drive: Redefining MPVs

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Competing against the ever-popular SUV in the kids'n'dog category is the MPV. It's a much derided class of car; where SUVs have "sport" in the name - suggesting athleticism and virility - MPVs carry the stigma of being the end of the motoring line. It's... >>

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde review: Four-leaf fun
3.5 stars

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Quadrifoglio Verde review: Four-leaf fun

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They say that you're not a real driver until you've owned an Alfa Romeo. They also say that most of that ownership time will be spent waiting for breakdown services to arrive. With a motoring heritage as rich as that of Alfa Romeo, reputation and expectation... >>

Electric Aston Martin Rapide confirmed: 800hp AWD supercar gunning for Tesla

Electric Aston Martin Rapide confirmed: 800hp AWD supercar gunning for Tesla

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Tesla may have got a head start on electric supercars but now Aston Martin has confirmed it's joining the race. The Aston Martin Rapide should be an 800hp electric supercar, due soon.Speaking to Automotive News, Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer revealed... >>

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

England roads to wirelessly charge cars as they drive

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Highways England has announced that it will create roads made to wirelessly charge cars as they drive.The plan is to encourage electric vehicles by building infrastructure that will support their use. Imagine never having to charge or refuel your car,... >>

Mazda MX-5 (2016) first drive: Analogue awesomeness in a digital world

Mazda MX-5 (2016) first drive: Analogue awesomeness in a digital world

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We live in a world where driverless cars will be a reality soon, where hoverboards and drones fulfil our childhood sci-fi fantasies, where we need never again get lost thanks to constant connectivity and Google Maps. That's all well and good, but welcome... >>

This is what Tesla's disturbing 'solid metal snake' charger looks like

This is what Tesla's disturbing 'solid metal snake' charger looks like

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Tesla announced earlier this year that it was developing an automatic charging system that moved much like a "solid metal snake" - and now the electric car maker has revealed how it actually looks and works. And it's disturbing.The idea behind the charger... >>

Lexus Slide hoverboard: New videos show how it was made and really works

Lexus Slide hoverboard: New videos show how it was made and really works

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Lexus has finally shown the world how its hoverboard actually works.Lexus announced last week that its Slide hoverboard would arrive on 5 August. And now, just one day before Slide was supposed to arrive, the luxury car maker has posted two new videos... >>

Top Gear's hosts are back - but for new car show with Amazon Prime

Top Gear's hosts are back - but for new car show with Amazon Prime

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The popular trio from Top Gear are reuniting for a new car show.Amazon has announced that it signed up Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May for a show that will go into production shortly and will be exclusively available through Amazon's... >>

Lexus says it'll officially unveil the Slide hoverboard in August

Lexus says it'll officially unveil the Slide hoverboard in August

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Lexus created a real-life, rideable hoverboard and has been teasing it via videos on YouTube for well over a month, but now the luxury car maker is ready to make things official.The company has announced - via another video, naturally - that its hoverboard... >>

Five gadgets you won’t want to go on holiday without

Five gadgets you won’t want to go on holiday without

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Holiday season is here. So what are the best gadgets to travel with? From action-capturing cameras, a satnav to navigate you through Europe and of course, a high quality camera to capture your trip, Pocket-lint are giving you the best recommendations... >>

Audi Q7 first drive: SUVving wicked this way comes

Audi Q7 first drive: SUVving wicked this way comes

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Gliding along Hampshire A-roads in the all-new Audi Q7 and there's a sudden bang. A sparrow has somehow flown head-first into the windscreen, presumably distracted by this SUV's all-new looks – which are altogether more sophisticated and a bit less... >>

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

New Honda cars to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, starting with 2016 Accord

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Honda is holding an event at its new R&D Center in Mountain View, where it just confirmed its upcoming vehicles will be among the first to offer the latest infotainment systems from Apple and Google.The updated 2016 Accord, which Honda has dubbed the... >>

19 weird and whacky personal transportation vehicles that you'd love to ride

19 weird and whacky personal transportation vehicles that you'd love to ride

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Most people love a great vehicle.We collect vehicles. We put vehicles in shows. We even make alternative vehicles and various transportation devices because - let's face it - vehicles are so awesome that limiting ourselves to the four-door variety just... >>

Honda CR-V 2015 review: Tech-tweaked SUV
4.5 stars

Honda CR-V 2015 review: Tech-tweaked SUV

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Honda is looking at having a big year in 2015. You can't help but have noticed the new Type-R or NSX that will be hitting the roads in 2015, leading the charge in a complete refresh of the company's cars. The new Honda CR-V, first off the blocks, is... >>

New Tesla Roadster and Model S upgrades are coming: Here's what you need to know

New Tesla Roadster and Model S upgrades are coming: Here's what you need to know

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Tesla Motors has just unveiled new upgrades for its Model S car line-up. The electric carmaker also announced a new single-motor Model S as well as revealed a new Roadster is coming.Wow. So much new stuff. Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, dumped all this and addressed... >>

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer eDrive first drive: Plug-in baby

BMW 2-Series Active Tourer eDrive first drive: Plug-in baby

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Hybrids are all the rage in the automotive industry at the moment. And while the BMW 2 Series Active Tourer might look like the twisted hybrid spawn of a BMW rear-mounting a Mini Clubman – the two share the same UKL1 wheelbase platform after all –... >>

Watch pro skater Ross McGouran be amazed by Lexus Hoverboard in new video

Watch pro skater Ross McGouran be amazed by Lexus Hoverboard in new video

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Lexus' hoverboard has been featured in a new teaser video from the company - and it still looks totally awesome.Luxury car maker Lexus announced earlier this summer that it created a real-life, rideable hoverboard, and in case you never really believed... >>

New Fiat 500 first drive: Cute, charming and colourful

New Fiat 500 first drive: Cute, charming and colourful

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The Fiat 500 is no stranger to the road. In fact, this little number has been whizzing around the streets since 1957, first by the name of Cinquino, before it was redesigned and relaunched on its 50th anniversary in 2007.Eight years on and the Fiat 500... >>

Uber loses bid to take over Here Maps, BMW, Audi and Mercedes nab it instead

Uber loses bid to take over Here Maps, BMW, Audi and Mercedes nab it instead

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It is no secret that Nokia has been looking to offload its Here Maps service for a while, hoping to use the cash from the sale to further its communication network plans, but it looks like the most expected suitor has failed in its bid to take it over.Uber... >>

Chevy is adding an air conditioner just for overheated phones to 2016 cars

Chevy is adding an air conditioner just for overheated phones to 2016 cars

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All smartphones occasionally overheat, but Chevrolet wants to stop it. You've probably experienced your phone getting overly warm when doing the most common tasks, like streaming music or playing a graphic-intense game. Even high ambient temperatures... >>

Pow! Is that the BMW Batmobile? Nope, it's a modded i8 concept with hydrogen fuel cell tech

Pow! Is that the BMW Batmobile? Nope, it's a modded i8 concept with hydrogen fuel cell tech

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What you're looking at might appear to be a super-cool revamped version of the Batmobile for 2015 (and we're talking 1960s Adam West era here), but BMW isn't in the process of making one of those (well, not that we know of). No, this is a modified BMW... >>

BMW 5 Series GT hydrogen fuel cell first drive: Driving into the future?

BMW 5 Series GT hydrogen fuel cell first drive: Driving into the future?

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It's almost strange to think how nonchalantly we consume the world's depleting fossil fuel reserves. Sure, it's fun to hammer a performance car down the motorway (or even a normal car for that matter), with that satisfying hum from the exhausts, but the... >>

Hyundai now lets you voice control its cars remotely with Apple Watch

Hyundai now lets you voice control its cars remotely with Apple Watch

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If you own a Hyundai car and an Apple Watch, you just got some new functionality between the two: the ability to remotely control your vehicle from your wrist.The Android Wear version of the Hyundai's Blue Link app, which launched earlier this year, allowed... >>

TomTom Go 510 review: Great navigation, now more connected
4.5 stars

TomTom Go 510 review: Great navigation, now more connected

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TomTom has updated its navigation devices, ushering in new features and some changes to the user interface to make life simpler for drivers trying to get from A to B.For a number of years, people have been saying that the dedicated personal navigation... >>