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Hands-on: Alfa Romeo 4C review

Hands-on: Alfa Romeo 4C review

By 20 March 2014

You would think more car events would happen in the Isle of Man. For a start, out of the towns and villages, the speed limit is derestricted. That doesn't mean 60mph, it means there is no limit. The Isle of Man loves motor vehicles though, and the craziness... >>

Volvo cloud cars can spot road dangers and instantly alert other cars, on the roads in testing now

Volvo cloud cars can spot road dangers and instantly alert other cars, on the roads in testing now

By 20 March 2014

Scandinavian car manufacturer Volvo is currently testing a new system that uses inter-car communications to improve road safety. It shows the potential for cloud-based car systems that could change the way the roads work. Volvo currently has 50 of these cars on... >>

A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

A week in reviews: 10 - 14 March

By 15 March 2014

It's here. Titanfall has landed. And we've been playing our socks off to see whether it's the game that makes the Xbox One whole. And with that major out of the way we don't hold back. Oh no, we continue to drop bombs of tech review wonderment. We've... >>

Mini Cooper D review (2014)
4.5 out of 5

Mini Cooper D review (2014)

By 14 March 2014

The Mini Cooper heralds the arrival of the classic small car in its third-generation release since BMW re-imagined the brand back in 2001. A lucky 13 years on and the Mini Hatch is stronger than ever. That's not down to luck though. It's a car filled... >>

Electric car sharing service, like 'Boris bikes', to hit London by 2015

Electric car sharing service, like 'Boris bikes', to hit London by 2015

By 13 March 2014

London will soon be home to an electric car sharing service that'll let users book cars for short journeys between parking points. With London's rain this could be a brilliant, eco-friendly, alternative to a "Boris bike". Billionaire tycoon, Vincent Bolloré,... >>

Hands-on: Mini Cooper S (2014) review

Hands-on: Mini Cooper S (2014) review

By 11 March 2014

The Mini Cooper is one of those cars that's a timeless classic; a car that, as Brits, we have an inevitable soft spot for. BMW's re-imagining of the Cooper back in 2001 was the right balance of the German brand's know-how without it unhinging that loveable... >>

London to test smart crossing sign system, hoping to reduce pedestrian congestion

London to test smart crossing sign system, hoping to reduce pedestrian congestion

By 11 March 2014

London plans to test new camera-equipped pedestrian crossing signs that will recognise how many people are waiting to cross and can even lengthen the "green man" phase to allow more people to cross in time. The smart signs would therefore be handy when... >>

A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March

A week in reviews: 3 - 7 March

By 8 March 2014

Meteorological spring has arrived. Hurrah. And with the scent of the sun on the horizon in the UK, we're bringing you rays of tech-review sunshine this week in various forms. First and foremost it's Geneva Motor Show week. We've seen the BMW M235i and... >>

Mazda Hazumi pictures and eyes-on: Mazda 2 concept car has awesome moniker

Mazda Hazumi pictures and eyes-on: Mazda 2 concept car has awesome moniker

By 7 March 2014

If there's a prize for car with the coolest name from this year's Geneva Motor Show then we think it would have to go to the Mazda Hazumi concept. Although, really, it's less concept and borderline reality and what you're currently feasting your eyes... >>

Volkswagen T-Roc pictures and eyes-on: The open-top SUV concept

Volkswagen T-Roc pictures and eyes-on: The open-top SUV concept

By 7 March 2014

Now here's a concept: an open-top SUV. And at the Geneva Motor Show that's exactly what Volkswagen had to show in the shape of the VW T-Roc. It's a crossover car concept that almost out-Jeeps Jeep. Despite what "convertible SUV" might conjure in the mind... >>