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Forget about Tesla: Sunswift Eve is a solar-powered car that goes 87 mph

Forget about Tesla: Sunswift Eve is a solar-powered car that goes 87 mph

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Tesla Motors may be all the rage with its electric-powered car that can travel more than 110 mph, but a team of engineering students from the University of New South Wales has designed a different type of clean energy car that's just as impressive. The... >>

Rent your vehicle out or borrow one using easyCar Club app, the Airbnb for cars

Rent your vehicle out or borrow one using easyCar Club app, the Airbnb for cars

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This brilliant service, easyCar Club, allows anyone to rent a car or van directly from another person via its iPhone app. That means anyone can rent their vehicle out when not using it and actually make money, much like Airbnb successfully does with homes.According... >>

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review
4.0 stars

Audi A3 Sportback e-tron review

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The electric era is upon us. The Audi A3 Sportback e-tron is the first hybrid car the company has put onto its production line, combining an electronic motor with established 1.4L TFSI petrol hybrid to deliver that Audi Sportback experience but with a... >>

Hyundai gets stunt drivers to dive out of moving cars to show them self-driving

Hyundai gets stunt drivers to dive out of moving cars to show them self-driving

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We've heard of cars driving themselves in convoys, but never seen it looking so cool. Hyundai has got a bunch of daredevils to dive from moving cars onto a truck bed, while the cars carry on driving.The best bit isn't just the Hyundai Advanced Smart Cruise... >>

BMW i8: Driving the supercar of the future

BMW i8: Driving the supercar of the future

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Standing in a small car park on the far Western Coast of the Scottish highlands ought to be the last place you'd expect to draw a crowd. But so futuristic is the look of the new BMW i8, especially in Prototonic blue, that right now it's cameraphone central... >>

Jaguar Land Rover develops a self-learning car, the potential future of motoring

Jaguar Land Rover develops a self-learning car, the potential future of motoring

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Jaguar Land Rover, in the heart of its laboratories, is working on an intelligent car that will make the future of driving more intuitive.The proposed car will use the latest artificial intelligence algorithms to learn a user's driving style, habits and... >>

Roadside laser could detect drivers’ alcohol levels as they pass

Roadside laser could detect drivers’ alcohol levels as they pass

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Soon drunk drivers may be caught before they even get home and before they even realise. A new roadside laser may be able to detect alcohol vapour in moving cars, working like an automated speed camera, but for boozers.While the study that uses this laser... >>

Want to really impress at the boat club? Get a Bentley premium smartphone made by Vertu

Want to really impress at the boat club? Get a Bentley premium smartphone made by Vertu

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British premium smartphone brand Vertu has signed a partnership deal with luxury car firm Bentley which will result in Bentley-branded smartphones created by both companies' designers.The deal lasts for five years and although Vertu is hardly prolific... >>

This is what a Formula E car sounds like: the future

This is what a Formula E car sounds like: the future

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The future of Formula 1 is about to arrive with the electric racing cars of Formula E. Now the cars been given a test outing ahead of their first race date set in September.The Formula E electric race will first take place on the streets of Beijing... >>

Apple CarPlay adds nine new carmakers including Audi and Jeep to roster, raising count to 29

Apple CarPlay adds nine new carmakers including Audi and Jeep to roster, raising count to 29

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There are now 29 automakers on-board to integrate CarPlay into their vehicle dashboards.Apple has announced nine new companies as CarPlay partners. Those companies include Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep, Mazda, and Ram, and they... >>

Titanium Strong Blackout challenge: Drivers behind the laser-laden driving promo video talk the future of racing

Titanium Strong Blackout challenge: Drivers behind the laser-laden driving promo video talk the future of racing

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One month ago to the day Castrol put out the latest promo for its latest motor oil. Oil, that's boring no? Not when there's budget and a bit of imagination. The proof is in viewership as the Castrol Edge Titanium Strong Blackout video has already racked... >>

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision GT is a Gran Turismo 6 supercar in the flesh

Nissan Concept 2020 Vision GT is a Gran Turismo 6 supercar in the flesh

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Nissan has introduced a new supercar designed specifically for gamers.At this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed, attendees were able to see the Nissan Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo in person. It's a powerful car featured in the PlayStation-only Gran... >>

The only way to drive the new Aston Martin DP-100 is on PS3 and GT6

The only way to drive the new Aston Martin DP-100 is on PS3 and GT6

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Aston Martin has launched a new car during the Goodwood Festival of Speed but you'll never be able to sit behind the wheel. Not physically at least.The Aston Martin DP-100, you see, is not a physical car at all, it's entirely a virtual vehicle and the... >>

Citroen C4 Cactus in pictures: The car with air cushions for bumpers

Citroen C4 Cactus in pictures: The car with air cushions for bumpers

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Despite its prickly-sounding name, the Citroen C4 Cactus is anything but. We first saw the Cactus as a concept at the Frankfurt Motor Show in 2013 and things have moved along fast.The road-worthy C4 2014 model, shown here, has bypassed the HybridAir... >>

Ford Fiesta ST3 (2014): First drive in peppy new 1.6L turbo

Ford Fiesta ST3 (2014): First drive in peppy new 1.6L turbo

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It's one thing taking a look at the new Ford Fiesta ST3. It's another thing entirely to lob it round the Goodwood Hillclimb circuit at this year's Festival of Speed. Which is exactly what we did, and what a thrill this 1.6-litre turbo-charged beast is... >>

Jaguar C-X17 in pictures: Jag's 4x4 crossover concept shows face at Goodwood festival

Jaguar C-X17 in pictures: Jag's 4x4 crossover concept shows face at Goodwood festival

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It's not the first time we've seen the Jaguar C-X17 concept 4x4 Sport SUV, but it is the first time we've seen it appear in a red coat of paint and one step closer to its 2016 anticipated release date.Measuring 4.72m long and at 1.96m wide the crossover... >>

Real FX tabletop racing with AI is like Anki Drive without the need for an iPhone

Real FX tabletop racing with AI is like Anki Drive without the need for an iPhone

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Artificially Intelligent cars that race you around the track in Anki Drive are great, but for those without an iPhone to control them there have been few options. Now Real FX is aiming to bring AI real world racing without the need for a mobile.Many parents... >>

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé: First drive in a more practical 4 Series

BMW 4 Series Gran Coupé: First drive in a more practical 4 Series

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The Gran Coupé is the third model in the 4 Series family. We've previously driven, and loved, the regular BMW 4-Series Coupé and the BMW 4-Series Convertible models, so we had high expectations for the Gran Coupé. And it delivered.Slipping into the... >>

Cruise could turn any car into an automated driverless vehicle next year for £6000

Cruise could turn any car into an automated driverless vehicle next year for £6000

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Driverless cars are nearly here and Cruise, a San Francisco start-up, wants to make sure Google doesn't control the market. Cruise can already be added to an Audi, for £6000, to make it driverless – and it wants to work on all cars soon.Cruise uses... >>

This is the world's first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle, LiveWire (updated)

This is the world's first Harley-Davidson electric motorcycle, LiveWire (updated)

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UPDATE: Harley-Davidson has sent us this official LiveWire video and says more details will be announced later today:Harley-Davidson teased a video of what sounds like an electric motorbike flying passed a camera. And now Time magazine has outed a photo... >>

Want to see Volvo's new performance car? Check out the limited edition Volvo V60 Polestar in our first drive

Want to see Volvo's new performance car? Check out the limited edition Volvo V60 Polestar in our first drive

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Set up a few years back, Polestar is a company all about high performance cars. To date it's created a number of one-off, very high-performance Volvos, one of which made a cameo appearance on Top Gear.That was the tipping point: since then there has been... >>

Boris Johnson: London's already got driverless cars...

Boris Johnson: London's already got driverless cars...

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London Technology Week has kicked off with a bang with London Mayor Boris Johnson and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg competing to build a brand new computer designed for kids.The event, in which the American's won, started off London Technology... >>

Electric car, with light aluminium-air battery, travels 1,100 miles on a single charge, take note Tesla

Electric car, with light aluminium-air battery, travels 1,100 miles on a single charge, take note Tesla

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An electric car has been tested that managed a huge 1,100 mile range on a single charge. A massive jump from current electric cars like the Tesla Model S which tops out at around 300 miles.The secret to this super range is a type of battery technology... >>

Nissan X-Trail review (2014)
3.5 stars

Nissan X-Trail review (2014)

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It's rare we would ever call an SUV sexy, and while the 2014 Nissan X-Trail doesn't quite acquire that label it's a darn sight prettier than its predecessors. In many respects the X-Trail looks like the plumper sibling of the Nissan Qashqai, a car that... >>

Tesla: All our patent are belong to you

Tesla: All our patent are belong to you

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Elon Musk, the confident CEO of Tesla, has followed on up previous hints with the confirmation that the electric motorcar company will allow any other company to use its patents without having to pay."Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone... >>

Uber alternatives that also work with London’s black cabs

Uber alternatives that also work with London’s black cabs

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To black cab drivers in London the Uber app is like a fast spreading plague. It did allow users to hail a minicab using an app from wherever they are, rather than waiting to hail a good old Hackney Carriage. But now, after a planned go-slo day for black... >>

VW delivers XL1, world’s most fuel-efficient diesel-electric hybrid car with 313mpg range

VW delivers XL1, world’s most fuel-efficient diesel-electric hybrid car with 313mpg range

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The VW XL1 has been sold to a buyer in Germany as the world's most fuel efficient car begins to roll out of production to the roads. Roads where it will be able to manage 313 miles per gallon.The VW XL1 was first unveiled at The Geneva Motor Show this... >>

Audi A3 Cabriolet review
4.5 stars

Audi A3 Cabriolet review

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Launched on a new platform in 2013, the Audi A3 has now made its way to the Cabriolet model, giving you the chance to drop the top and enjoy the thrill of al fresco driving.The A3 Cabriolet makes a departure from previous models, switching from the hatchback-style... >>

Driverless cars to hit UK streets as new laws could soon make them legal

Driverless cars to hit UK streets as new laws could soon make them legal

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The British government could soon begin the process of creating new laws that make way for driverless cars on UK roads.Google unveiled its driverless bubble car recently that has no steering wheel, brake or accelerator pedals. There are just buttons... >>

Elon Musk confirms £25k Tesla within 3 years and plans for R&D centre in the UK

Elon Musk confirms £25k Tesla within 3 years and plans for R&D centre in the UK

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Elon Musk, the founder of the Tesla Motor Company and other companies like Space X, has told Pocket-lint and other journalists at the UK launch of the Model S, that a cheaper model will be coming within the next 3 years. Admitting the cheaper model... >>

Volkswagen Made for real life, not the movies shows off safety features of its cars

Volkswagen Made for real life, not the movies shows off safety features of its cars

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Volkswagen UK has launched a new campaign in the UK that aims to show just how safe its vehicles are. Dubbed “Made for real life, not the movies”, the new campaign shows make-believe situations that would be possible if the stars of the movies had... >>

First Drive: Tesla Model S

First Drive: Tesla Model S

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As we put our foot down on the accelerator, the Model S punches into action and we are off. Yes, we've just driven one of the first right-hand drive Tesla Model S cars to arrive in the UK - ahead of the official launch and the delivery of the new electric... >>

Classic 1965 Mustang gets Pioneer Apple CarPlay treatment, we ride shotgun

Classic 1965 Mustang gets Pioneer Apple CarPlay treatment, we ride shotgun

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Following the launch of Apple CarPlay, the new system is expected in the Pioneer car head units some time over the summer, with an announcement from the company that it would be rolling out a software update to some of its current devices already on... >>

WWDC 2014: We're here in San Francisco for the launch of iOS 8 and more

WWDC 2014: We're here in San Francisco for the launch of iOS 8 and more

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Apple's 2014-flavoured Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is soon to start with Tim Cook's keynote kicking off the whole shebang and Pocket-lint has arrived at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to cover the events as they happen.Thanks to banner... >>

GPS bikes, Twitter and stickers are catching criminals and, ultimately, preventing theft

GPS bikes, Twitter and stickers are catching criminals and, ultimately, preventing theft

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Bike theft is a huge problem worldwide but especially in San Francisco with a 70 per cent rise since 2006. That's why police there have started using technology to thwart crime – namely GPS bikes and Twitter. And it's working.San Francisco police have... >>

Nissan Juke review (2014)
4.0 stars

Nissan Juke review (2014)

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When we first reviewed the Nissan Juke we found it fun, but weren't entirely thrilled with its every aspect. So we stepped into the revamped 2014 Juke with some trepidation.Described as the "facelift" model, we had fears that those distinctive looks might... >>

Google's next self-driving car will have no brakes or steering wheel

Google's next self-driving car will have no brakes or steering wheel

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Google has released details of prototype self-driving passenger cars that look far more like the ones you might have seen in science fiction movies. But they will be in operation within two years.They have no pedals. That's means that there's no manual... >>

Volvo XC90 starts launch with in-car system details, touchscreen, connected and voice-controlled

Volvo XC90 starts launch with in-car system details, touchscreen, connected and voice-controlled

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Volvo is staggering its official launch of the all-new version of the XC90 SUV, beginning with the release of pictures and a few tantalising details of its in-car system.Full specifications and information will be "released at a later date", but the car... >>

Otocycles draws on touch of old and new for retro 50s style electric bikes

Otocycles draws on touch of old and new for retro 50s style electric bikes

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Spanish electric bicycle manufacturer has announced two new models that are very much inspired by the look of motorbikes of the 1950s.The OtoK and OtoR cycles weigh between 23 and 25kg, run quietly and are autonomous for around 24 to 40 miles (40 to... >>

BMW 435i M Sport Convertible review
4.5 stars

BMW 435i M Sport Convertible review

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We already know the BMW 435i well, having driven one back from its launch event in Scotland last summer and then having spent a week with it, driving it around the UK.But what happens if you lop the roof off a 4-Series? You get a 4-Series Convertible,... >>

Land Rover looking at eye control to streamline dashboard

Land Rover looking at eye control to streamline dashboard

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Land Rover is looking at a number of ways to let you interact with your car, senior researchers for the company have told Pocket-lint.In a candid chat at the Discovery Vision Concept launch in the UK, Dai Jones, Jaguar Land Rover's senior research manager... >>

Tesla to hit UK with Model S that can drive length of England with one recharge break

Tesla to hit UK with Model S that can drive length of England with one recharge break

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Tesla is set to launch in the UK next month and it's planning to start with an impressive Model S that can run for 300 miles on a charge.And the Model S, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk, will be able to recharge for another 130 miles in just 20-minutes... >>

Extreme future transport: Flying bikes, handheld jet engines, 85mph bicycles are already here

Extreme future transport: Flying bikes, handheld jet engines, 85mph bicycles are already here

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Getting around on anything less than a hoverboard will always be a let down. But with self-driving cars around the corner the future of travel is nearly upon us, at last.Recent creations make the future of travel look enjoyable, unlike self-driving... >>

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept: The 4x4 of tomorrow

Land Rover Discovery Vision Concept: The 4x4 of tomorrow

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After 25 years of the Discovery, Land Rover has started to look to the future as to what is possible for the iconic 4x4 that you see ferrying around everything, from a pack of dogs to a gaggle of children on the school run.To highlight that vision, Land... >>