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Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

Ford Go!Drive car sharing: Super affordable motor equivalent of 'Boris bikes' (hands-on)

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Ford now lets Londoners use its cars on a casual basis. Anyone can walk up to a Go!Drive Ford car, use the registered app to unlock and drive away, leaving it at any other bay they want. Just like the "Boris bikes" work, but without the worry of rain.Other... >>

Volkswagen e-Up! review: Up against it
3.5 stars

Volkswagen e-Up! review: Up against it

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Say it quickly: "ee-up". That Volkswagen feels happy to call its smallest electric car after the Yorkshire phrase for "hello" shows that Germans do truly have a sense of humour. We jest, of course – Yorkshiremen and women don't say "ee up", they say... >>

Tesla to unveil new super batteries at 30 April event: Time to go off grid?

Tesla to unveil new super batteries at 30 April event: Time to go off grid?

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Tesla head honcho Elon Musk announced on twitter that he'd be unveiling new products at a 30 April event. It appears these will be next generation batteries.Jeff Evanson, Tesla investor relations, says we can expect to see a pair of new batteries unveiled... >>

New BMW 7 Series shown off: Remote park from outside car, gesture controls and more

New BMW 7 Series shown off: Remote park from outside car, gesture controls and more

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BMW has announced details for its new 7 Series car including remote parking from outside the car and gesture controls within.The BMW announcement makes the 7 Series the first luxury car in the world that can be parked from outside the vehicle, says BMW.... >>

F1 2015 preview: Speed meets sumptuous graphics in Formula One's first new-gen season

F1 2015 preview: Speed meets sumptuous graphics in Formula One's first new-gen season

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Reassuringly, the 2015 Formula One season has kicked off pretty much how we expected it to: engine-blows have been two-a-penny, Mercedes' dominance still looks more or less total, Hamilton and Rosberg are already engaging in mind-games and so on.But off... >>

Fiat 500X first drive: 500 goes chunky

Fiat 500X first drive: 500 goes chunky

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There's something strange happening on our roads. Where we once had reasonably well defined types of car, we now have an assortment of the weird and wonderful.The crossover segment is popular and rightly so. Smaller and more affordable than a conventional... >>

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe review: A very British love affair
5.0 stars

Jaguar F-Type R Coupe review: A very British love affair

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If you're lucky enough to be driving an expensive, powerful car then you'll know the response you get from the wonderful British public tends to vary. Driving a Porsche 911? Don't expect to be let out of a side road anytime soon. Range Rover Sport? Go... >>

BMW Mini Augmented Vision goggles are real, in-car heads-up display for your face

BMW Mini Augmented Vision goggles are real, in-car heads-up display for your face

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BMW Mini has announced its prototype Augmented Vision goggles which, at first glance, look and sound like a late April Fools' jokes – they're real.The BMW Mini Augmented Vision goggles will be shown off at the Auto Shanghai show intelligently connecting... >>

Shell helps create the concept car for our future cities

Shell helps create the concept car for our future cities

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Shell is working with car designer Gordon Murray and engine specialist Osamu Goto to co-engineer tomorrow's vehicle.The company has described the concept car, which is called Project M and scheduled to officially unveil in November, as an "ultra-compact,... >>

Nissan Make A Glowing Contribution To The Art World With the New Nissan LEAF

Nissan Make A Glowing Contribution To The Art World With the New Nissan LEAF

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Question: What’s 207.68m2, luminous and took over 61 hours to create?Answer: the new Nissan LEAF’s self-portrait. Hear us out if you will so we can flesh out the details… It’s best to start with explaining the deal behind the 60 litres of paint... >>

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

Volvo wants cyclists to stand out more by painting their bikes and clothes

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A spray-on reflective paint to help make cyclists more noticeable on the roads has been developed, and by a car company no less.That's right, cyclists worried about being seen at night by drivers will soon be able to turn their bike and themselves into... >>

Harman is buying Bang & Olufsen's car audio unit for £106M

Harman is buying Bang & Olufsen's car audio unit for £106M

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Harman is gobbling up one of Bang & Olufsen's main businesses.The audio and electronic systems company has announced it will buy the Bang & Olufsen automotive unit for about €145 million (converts to £106 million). Bang & Olufsen, which is known for... >>

Tesla has a 'major new' product line coming that might be able to power your house

Tesla has a 'major new' product line coming that might be able to power your house

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Tesla will announce a major new product line in April, Elon Musk has just teased.The founder and CEO of Tesla is his own press relations company, because whenever he tweets, it makes headlines. Musk recently used Twitter to hype up an event that would... >>

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes
3.5 stars

Polar V800 review: Tempting for triathletes

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Polar has been scaling down the physical size and improving the look of its GPS fitness watches throughout the last few product cycles. The latest V800 has competitor Garmin clearly fixed in its sights, with running, cycling, and swimming activities paired... >>

Bond stuntman reveals Jaguar XF 2015 during high-wire stunt, see it all here in pictures

Bond stuntman reveals Jaguar XF 2015 during high-wire stunt, see it all here in pictures

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The next-generation XF is here.As a way to make its new Jaguar XF stand out, Jaguar just finished putting on a stunt that involved the XF attempting the world’s longest high-wire journey above London’s Canary Wharf. Hollywood stuntman Jim Dowdall,... >>

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter will stop you getting a ticket ever again

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter will stop you getting a ticket ever again

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Ford has announced that its new S-Max will come with its first Intelligent Speed Limiter system that aims to stop drivers being stung with ticket charges.This smart limiter is far cleverer than cruise control. The driver sets a limit and then as the... >>

BMW i3 may soon have an Apple operating system running the show

BMW i3 may soon have an Apple operating system running the show

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BMW could be working with Apple on its next in-car operating system for its i3.This follows numerous rumours that Apple is developing its own Apple car.An interview with BMW in German car magazine Auto Motor Sport suggested the car manufacturer was developing... >>

Watch out Tesla: Richard Branson's Virgin Group might soon enter the electric car biz

Watch out Tesla: Richard Branson's Virgin Group might soon enter the electric car biz

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Richard Branson has apparently taken up an interest in electric cars.Branson is the billionaire founder of Virgin Group. It's comprised of a tonne of companies and brands, which encompass everything from planes to spacecraft, but it might one day expand... >>

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... >>