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Tesla Model S software updates to add auto-steering, trip plotting along charger routes

Tesla Model S software updates to add auto-steering, trip plotting along charger routes

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Tesla just finished holding a press event, where it announced new software updates that will affect the entire Model S fleet.Elon Musk, the founder and CEO of Tesla, is his own PR company. Whenever he tweets, it makes headlines. He recently made news... >>

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

Citizen Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900 is GPS synchronised and solar powered

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Citizen Watches has announced a new analogue watch that still manages to fit into the smart tech category. The Limited Edition Eco-Drive Satellite Wave F900, Citizen claims, is the world's thinnest light-powered GPS satellite-synchronised watch.The world's... >>

Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential

Jeep Renegade 2015 first drive: Compact SUV with big potential

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When you hear the name Jeep you probably imagine a beach buggy blasting through the Californian sea-kissed sands. That's what this company was built on. But after being bought by Fiat the likes of the 2015 Jeep Renegade are redefining how we see Jeep.The... >>

BMW brings plug-in hybrid smarts to the new X5 dubbed X5 xDrive40e (gallery)

BMW brings plug-in hybrid smarts to the new X5 dubbed X5 xDrive40e (gallery)

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BMW has announced its first plug-in hybrid car in a core range, the X5 xDrive40e, which should give the best mileage for any X5.The new X5 xDrive40e will offer plenty of power to keep the sizeable beast moving fast despite going easy on the fuel. In fact... >>

Flying cars will be in the air from 2017 with Aeromobil promising autonomous models

Flying cars will be in the air from 2017 with Aeromobil promising autonomous models

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Aeromobil wants to become the Tesla of flying cars. It has announced that its flying cars will be available to buy, and legally fly, from 2017.The announcement, made at SXSW, follows the unveiling of the Aeromobil 3.0 flying car last October. Since then... >>

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

Garmin Fenix 3: Adventure ready for any sport (hands-on)

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Garmin has released the third generation of its adventure GPS watch, the Fenix 3.The Garmin Fenix 3 is all about adventurous, off-the-beaten-path sports. But unlike its predecessors this generation is built even better for the day-to-day runner, cyclist... >>

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home

Audi A6 Avant (2015) first drive: Home from stately home

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The Audi A6 Avant, or estate for those not conversant with Audi parlance, has seen a minor revision for 2015. It remains one of the obvious models of estate envy on the road, offering plenty of space and comfort over and above the popular A4 Avant. The... >>

Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

Robocop police used in Congo, apparently to scare people in traffic

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The Democratic Republic of Congo has replaced some of its traffic police with aluminium robots that look as though they could've come from a low-budget sci-fi film. The solar-powered machines tower over the roads, waving their arms, and hand out tickets... >>

Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future?

Toyota i-Road: The electronic Boris bike of the future?

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Transport is changing. Emissions caps are tightening, owning a car in the big city is increasingly prohibitive, and commuters are ever mindful of electronic or hybrid options as alternative ways to get around – often proving both cheaper and faster.While... >>

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept: Old and new collide in explosive design

Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 concept: Old and new collide in explosive design

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The Bentley EXP 10 Speed 6 Concept was our favourite car of the Geneva show. We know what you're thinking: yet another super/luxury performance car? Well, Geneva was littered with the things – performance and big money dominated the show.Once you've... >>

McLaren 675LT: British beauty with added sting in the tail (hands-on)

McLaren 675LT: British beauty with added sting in the tail (hands-on)

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This is the McLaren 675LT – which stands for long tail. We don't normally make a point of covering cars that are facelift versions, or new variations in a series, but given how good-looking this McLaren is we had to make an exception.A quick recap here... >>

Audi R8 e-tron 2016 is the electric supercar you’ve been dreaming about, if you’re Iron Man

Audi R8 e-tron 2016 is the electric supercar you’ve been dreaming about, if you’re Iron Man

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Iron Man is getting an electric car.For the second generation of Audi R8 supercar, Audi has introduced an e-tron electric version. Set to debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show, the new R8 e-tron will be available with a V10 engine and 92kWh t-shaped lithium-ion... >>

Monument Valley developer wants a stab at designing your car dashboard

Monument Valley developer wants a stab at designing your car dashboard

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It's normal for game developers to start designing car dashboards...right?Ustwo, the creators behind Monument Valley, which is one of the most well-designed iOS games available, has announced it is taking a stab at reimagining how the car dashboard looks... >>

What it's like to drive the best F1 track in the world... on Scalextric

What it's like to drive the best F1 track in the world... on Scalextric

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Sky Sports F1 presenter Martin Brundle told Pocket-lint that he had a vision of the ultimate Formula One race track in his head, with corners and parts collated from circuits around the world, but he didn't think it would ever make its way out of his... >>

Ferrari 488 GTB: £200K turbo-charged supercar superstar (hands-on)

Ferrari 488 GTB: £200K turbo-charged supercar superstar (hands-on)

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This is the Ferrari 488 GTB, the company's mid-engine supercar, which replaces the 458 Italia. Launched at the Geneva Motor Show, the 488 features an evolutionary design but is revolutionary in other areas such as its engine.Most notably, this is one... >>

Hyundai launches Android Wear app for controlling its cars, with Apple Watch app coming soon

Hyundai launches Android Wear app for controlling its cars, with Apple Watch app coming soon

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If you own a Hyundai car and an Android Wear watch, you just got some new functionality between the two, such as being able to remotely control your car.The Android Wear version of Hyundai's Blue Link app has just landed on Google Play, giving drivers... >>

Audi R8 2015 to come with Bang & Olufsen 13-speaker surround sound system

Audi R8 2015 to come with Bang & Olufsen 13-speaker surround sound system

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Bang & Olufsen has created a sound system tailored to work perfectly in the new 2015 Audi R8. It can even cancel the vehicle noise for a more immersive audio experience.The Bang & Olufsen sound system was unveiled at the Geneva International Motor Show... >>

Honda unveils hybrid NSX to many gasps, check out those pictures (gallery)

Honda unveils hybrid NSX to many gasps, check out those pictures (gallery)

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Guess how long it's been since the first Honda NSX caused jaws all over the world to hit the floor? 25 years. Yup, we feel old too. But now it's back with the looks and power of a modern hyper-car, including a hybrid drive system.The 2015 Honda NSX now... >>

MyFord Mobile app lets you check car charge remotely, set temperature before entering

MyFord Mobile app lets you check car charge remotely, set temperature before entering

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Ford has announced its new MyFord Mobile app at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.The MyFord Mobile app is built to help make Ford's electric cars more remote controlled. The app is able to readout data from the car while the user is away. Checking... >>

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever

Smart ForTwo first drive: Three generations in, it's smarter than ever

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When the original Smart launched in 1998, it felt like a momentous occasion in the car world. For perhaps the first time since the original Mini or Fiat 500, here was a car that was genuinely small, ingeniously packaged and seriously useful in a city.You... >>

Get a closer look at the astounding V12 Aston Martin Vulcan, in pictures

Get a closer look at the astounding V12 Aston Martin Vulcan, in pictures

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Aston Martin has taken the wraps of its latest super-powered creation, the Vulcan.The Aston Martin Vulcan is a beast of a car with a 7-litre V12 mid-engine that should deliver over 800bhp directly to the rear wheels. Sounds a bit dangerous for the roads?... >>

Can your suitcase hit 20kph? The Briefcase Electric Scooter can

Can your suitcase hit 20kph? The Briefcase Electric Scooter can

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When you see those children at airports riding around on their suitcases do you ever wish you could get away with that? Now you can with the Briefcase Electric Scooter.Unlike the child-focused cases this model has an adult twist, electric drive. That... >>

Range Rover Evoque 2016 is here, in picture gallery glory

Range Rover Evoque 2016 is here, in picture gallery glory

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Land Rover has taken the wraps off its new Range Rover Evoque for 2016 ahead of its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March.The big improvement on this new model is the efficiency. The Range Rover Evoque 2016 is, according to Land Rover, it's most efficient... >>

London Formula E track revealed for two races in Battersea Park

London Formula E track revealed for two races in Battersea Park

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The first all electric Formula E race in London has had its track unveiled today for two races in Battersea Park.The London stage of the Formula E world tour is set to take place on the 27 and 28 June this year. That will comprise two races for rounds... >>

Pirates of the Caribbean director to make Sony film about driverless race cars

Pirates of the Caribbean director to make Sony film about driverless race cars

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Picture this: a funnier version of Days of Thunder, but without Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, and the race cars are actually autonomous.Sony Pictures believed that pitch was good enough to make into a film, according to Deadline, because it has acquired... >>

Apple car looking more likely as electric car battery engineers get poached

Apple car looking more likely as electric car battery engineers get poached

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The Apple car rumour has been growing of late and now it appears some more evidence has appeared. Electric vehicle battery manufacturers are claiming Apple has been poaching its staff.According to A123 Systems, an electric car battery maker, Apple has... >>

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness
4.5 stars

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness

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Mas-er-ati. Say it slowly and one of the most beautiful and evocative names in the automotive world sounds even more special. What is it about Italian words? They're enough to make the average Brit go weak at the knees.Maserati has ambitious new plans... >>

Halo fans: Master Chief motorbike helmet should arrive this July

Halo fans: Master Chief motorbike helmet should arrive this July

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If you're a motorcycle riding Halo fan, or know someone who is, today is a good day. Today is the day that the National Entertainment Collectibles Association has announced its Halo Spartan Armor motorbike helmet.As you can see the planned design of the... >>

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night

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Nissan in Europe has unveiled a version of the Leaf coated in paint that uses ultraviolet energy absorbed during daylight in order to glow at night. That's right. It's a glow-in-the-dark Nissan Leaf.Nissan Leaf is an affordable electric car that launched... >>

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang

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Ford has come up with a hilarious prank and turned it into a Valentine's Day ad campaign.The car maker decided to set up a female stunt driver on several blind dates with men who had no idea she was in fact a stunt driver. During each date, she meets... >>

Apple Car should have Tesla very worried indeed

Apple Car should have Tesla very worried indeed

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Apple may actually be working on its own car. While the idea of the gadget-focused company creating a car might seem a bit of a stretch, the rumours are starting to look more solid.Apple has already been poaching staff from Tesla and just the other day... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

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Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

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Ask any automotive enthusiast to name a dull car, and there's a fair chance they might name the Passat. But Volkswagen has sold 22 million of the things since 1973, so clearly the gear-heads are missing something.For 2015, there's a new Passat to tempt... >>

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

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The new James Bond film, called Spectre, has appeared in video footage at long last. But it's still just a tease of behind the scenes glimpses. That said, plenty is given away.The video footage from Spectre shows off the Austrian backdrop to what should... >>

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront
4.5 stars

Garmin ForeRunner 920XT review: At the forefront

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Garmin has been in the GPS watch game as long as it has existed, and was creating GPS systems long before that. But with many smartwatches and activity trackers flooding the market of late, it's had to modernise to offer more.The Garmin ForeRunner 920XT... >>

Are driverless pod cars really the future? The UK government seems to think so

Are driverless pod cars really the future? The UK government seems to think so

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A driverless pod car system has been announced that will become available to testers later this year, it's called the LUTZ Pathfinder.The clue to the downside to this 'car' is in its name, it'll only be allowed to work on pedestrianised areas in the UK.... >>

We’re not ready for driverless cars, claims motoring industry

We’re not ready for driverless cars, claims motoring industry

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The UK isn't ready for driverless technology, according to the Institute of the Motor Industry.The IMI is a UK-based professional association for individuals working in the automative and retail motor industry. It also claims to be the "authoritative... >>

Skoda uses augmented reailty to let you design and try on a new Fabia

Skoda uses augmented reailty to let you design and try on a new Fabia

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Skoda has turned to tech to promote the Skoda Fabia and it will get your geeky self salivating.Using augmented reality, Skoda has set up a promotional booth in Waterloo Station, taking over the largest advertising screen in Europe. You get to customise... >>

James Bond Spectre cars revealed: Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender Big Foot and more

James Bond Spectre cars revealed: Jaguar C-X75, Land Rover Defender Big Foot and more

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The new Bond cars for the latest Spectre film have been unveiled by Jaguar Land Rover.In the 24th Bond film you can look forward to seeing high-speed car action from Jaguar's stunning C-X75, the Aston Martin DB10 and even appearances from heavily modified... >>

GoWashMyCar lets you order a wash to your car, wherever you leave it

GoWashMyCar lets you order a wash to your car, wherever you leave it

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If the thought of washing your car is only a bit worse than having to drop it somewhere to be washed, there's an easier option. GoWashMyCar is a new online service that allows you to set your car location and have a cleaner come out to wash it.The catch?... >>

Gran Turismo gamers race in real world Bathurst 12 Hour and actually win

Gran Turismo gamers race in real world Bathurst 12 Hour and actually win

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Two Gran Turismo Academy drivers, who graduated from online to the real world, have won the Bathurst 12 Hour race in real life.The GT Academy exists in the world of Gran Turismo where it finds the best virtual drivers. It then plucks them out and plonks... >>

New BMW 6 Series now comes loaded with B&O's 16-channel surround sound system

New BMW 6 Series now comes loaded with B&O's 16-channel surround sound system

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Bang & Olufsen has previously teamed up with Audi and Aston Martin, but now the company is revealing the "most successful model" to come from its long partnership with BMW.B&O and BMW have introduced a new BMW 6 Series model, equipped with B&O’s high-end... >>

The cars of Formula 1 2015, in pictures

The cars of Formula 1 2015, in pictures

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Formula 1 is set to speed off for a new season 2015 beginning on 15 March in Australia. Most of the cars have now been revealed for the new season. But what's changed?New rules and regulations, as is an annual expectation, have meant changes to all the... >>

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment

Ford Focus RS 2015 gets the Ken Block gymkhana treatment

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If you don't know Ken Block, Google him for some amazing videos, if you do know the rally driver then you'll know that seeing him in the new Ford Ford RS 2015 is a great way to see the car's abilities. So Ford let him loose in one.Ken Block was given... >>

Apple camera car spotted snapping in San Francisco: New Apple Maps incoming?

Apple camera car spotted snapping in San Francisco: New Apple Maps incoming?

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A large black car covered in cameras was spotted in San Francisco snapping photos and more. The car was registered to Apple.The minivan was spotted and photographed before being confirmed by The California Department of Motor Vehicles as registered to... >>

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO: The return to Le Mans in pictures

Nissan GT-R LM NISMO: The return to Le Mans in pictures

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Nissan has announced that it will be making a return to Le Mans after 16 years of not taking part - well, not including engine making. It wants to make a big impression with its car entrant so it's entering the high tech GT-R LM NISMO.This car will use... >>

Uber announces self-driving car project, as Google prepares to launch Uber-like app

Uber announces self-driving car project, as Google prepares to launch Uber-like app

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It looks like Google and Uber are about to become rivals in more ways than one.Google wants to take on Uber by developing its own ride-hailing app, according to Bloomberg News. It's a surprising turn of events, considering Google Ventures invested $258... >>

Formula 1 2015: What’s new, cars, rules and changes explained

Formula 1 2015: What’s new, cars, rules and changes explained

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The 66th season of Formula 1 will kick-off in Australia on 15 March 2015 with new rules, teams, cars and drivers. Manufacturers are already unveiling their new cars that will be powering their drivers around the tracks.As is the case year after year... >>

Alfa battery lasts 14 days, runs on normal water and is out later this year

Alfa battery lasts 14 days, runs on normal water and is out later this year

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Battery developments that speed up charging are great but ones that go green at the same time are even better. So this battery that can be recharged using water should make some serious waves.Japanese company Fuji Pigment has developed an aluminium-air... >>

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode reactions: Look at the excitement on those faces

Tesla Model S P85D Insane Mode reactions: Look at the excitement on those faces

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Tesla isn't just about pushing the boundaries of range on its electric cars, it's about power too. But many people don't realise just how powerful these cars can be, especially when put in the Insane Mode setting. This video shows the reactions of those... >>