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Alfa Romeo 4C Spider concept pictures and eyes-on

Alfa Romeo 4C Spider concept pictures and eyes-on

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There was quite the buzz around the Alfa Romeo stand at the Geneva Motor Show. And for good reason: the company was showing off its 4C Spider concept car.This dinky little car weighs under a tonne and despite being a concept looks to pave the way for... >>

Wave is the aerodynamic micro-turbine powered truck of the future

Wave is the aerodynamic micro-turbine powered truck of the future

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Walmart has unveiled its concept truck, Wave (Walmart Advanced Vehicle Experience), that uses aerodynamics and micro-turbines for super fuel efficiency.The concept truck, that looks like it's crushing a small car, is built to be 20 per cent more aerodynamic... >>

Audi TT (2014) pictures and hands-on

Audi TT (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Audi has pulled the covers off the new Audi TT Coupé, refreshing the car's design inside and out. It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show, and we caught up with the new TT at an exclusive preview event at Audi City London.The new Audi, which will be... >>

McLaren 650S pictures and hands-on

McLaren 650S pictures and hands-on

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It's not every day that you get to sit in a supercar. But at the Geneva Motor Show it seems to be the norm. Not that this made sitting in and spending some time with the new McLaren 650S any less special.Based on the McLaren 12C, the 650S is a similar... >>

Top Gear: Race The Stig game announced by BBC for 6 March

Top Gear: Race The Stig game announced by BBC for 6 March

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The BBC will release a Top Gear: Race The Stig game on 6 March for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone.The racing game will allow players to take on recognisible cars from the series while being chased by The Stig himself in favourite locations from the... >>

Dacia Duster review
4.0 stars

Dacia Duster review

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Money. In 2014, it’s still a dirty word to some people. But in the case of the Dacia Duster Ambience dCi 110 4x2 that we’re testing here, money isn’t something you should be ashamed of talking about. Because when it comes to modern cars, you can... >>

Volvo Concept Estate pictures and hands-on

Volvo Concept Estate pictures and hands-on

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Volvo showed its third of three concept cars at the Geneva Motor Show, the Volvo Concept Estate - moving back into the true heartland of the brand. It’s the final concept before the new XC90 arrives at the Paris Motor Show in September.The observant... >>

Lamborghini Huracan pictures and hands-on

Lamborghini Huracan pictures and hands-on

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Blowing into Geneva with a bid to rival the winds coming off Lake Leman, the Lamborghini Huracan stole the show on the first morning of the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.The replacement for the Gallardo won't have the headlines all its own way by the end of... >>

Hands-on: BMW M235i review

Hands-on: BMW M235i review

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If, like us, you’re struggling to keep up with BMW’s numbering system, the skinny on the BMW M235i is that it’s the sleeker, less practical coupe sister to the hatchback M135i we tested (and loved) last year.Like the 435i that’s gone before it,... >>

Google Projected Mode in-car dash could be coming to Mercedes

Google Projected Mode in-car dash could be coming to Mercedes

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Google Projected Mode - a seamless Android in-car experience - may have leaked thanks to a Mercedes job advertisement.The job ad, posted by Mercedes parent company Daimler, requests a software engineer to implement "Google Projected Mode". This was described... >>

BMW Honeycomb concept re-thinks the way autonomous cars will work

BMW Honeycomb concept re-thinks the way autonomous cars will work

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This BMW concept not only redesigns the car, but the way cars work. Rather than buying one vehicle users will be served by a colony of cars that go from person to person picking up and dropping off, autonomously.The music industry has changed to offer... >>

Apple CarPlay integrates iPhone with your car for mapping, music, messages, with Siri control

Apple CarPlay integrates iPhone with your car for mapping, music, messages, with Siri control

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Apple has announced CarPlay, which it calls a "smarter, safer and more fun" way to use your iPhone in the car.The new system will allow cars and the iPhone to work closer together, giving drivers access to mapping, music services and messages, with simple... >>

Tesla's affordable Model E will be 20 per cent smaller than Model S, have 200 mile range

Tesla's affordable Model E will be 20 per cent smaller than Model S, have 200 mile range

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Tesla's upcoming Model E, aimed to be an affordable all-electric car for the mass market, will be smaller than the Model S currently available.Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk told the California Public Utilities Commission the Model E will be 80 per... >>

First iOS in the Car integration to come next week: Ferrari, Volvo and Mercedes

First iOS in the Car integration to come next week: Ferrari, Volvo and Mercedes

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Apple will formally unveil its iOS in the Car initiative next week at the Geneva Motor Show, after showing glimpses of the infotainment software in the past, according to the Financial Times.The publication says Apple has partnered with Ferrari, Volvo,... >>

Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on

Ford Focus (2014) and Ford SYNC 2 pictures and hands-on

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Rather than wait until next week's Geneva Motor Show, Ford decided to launch its new 2014 edition of the Ford Focus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. This was partly to make its stand look great and partly to show off the new Ford SYNC 2 in-car infotainment... >>

Buy a street-legal Batmobile Tumbler for $1 million

Buy a street-legal Batmobile Tumbler for $1 million

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Batman and Batgirl wannabes, your time has come. A street-legal Batmobile "Tumbler" is now available to buy for a suitably playboy-billionaire-superhero price of $1 million.The Tumbler is a replica of the one used in The Dark Knight. The creators, James... >>

Ford Focus 2014 first to hit Europe with SYNC 2 voice-activated in-car tech

Ford Focus 2014 first to hit Europe with SYNC 2 voice-activated in-car tech

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Ford has announced that the new Ford Focus for 2014 will be the first car in Europe to feature its advanced, voice-activated in-car system, SYNC 2.It features a high-resolution colour touch screen and advanced voice control over the in-built apps, such... >>

Garmin announces Sony SmartWatch 2 integration, Xperia Edition navigation app

Garmin announces Sony SmartWatch 2 integration, Xperia Edition navigation app

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Garmin has announced the Garmin Xperia Edition app for navigation on Sony Xperia devices, including walking directions on the Sony SmartWatch 2.As we revealed previously, the new Garmin software will let you have walking directions on your wrist, so you... >>

Volkswagen announces plug-in hybrid Golf GTE, capable of 188mpg

Volkswagen announces plug-in hybrid Golf GTE, capable of 188mpg

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Volkswagen has revealed a sneak peek at the next generation of its Golf GTI line-up, and it's a plug-in hybrid called Golf GTE.Plug-in hybrids use a normal engine plus an electric one which can be charged from an external power source. That means short... >>

Tesla delays all-electric Model X sedan release until 2015

Tesla delays all-electric Model X sedan release until 2015

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Tesla has delayed its all-electric Model X sedan until 2015, the company's CEO Elon Musk told Bloomberg on Wednesday, citing his "perfectionist" nature for the reason it's not ready for market.This marks the second time the $49,000 Model X has been... >>

Garmin and Sony to bring navigation to your wrist

Garmin and Sony to bring navigation to your wrist

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Garmin and Sony are set to announce a new app for the Sony SmartWatch 2 that will provide navigation directions for users on the go, Pocket-lint has learnt.The new app, which we've not yet seen, is expected to be announced ahead of Mobile World Congress... >>

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

Happy Birthday! Pocket-lint is 11 today

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It feels like only yesterday that we were enjoying the big one-zero, but a year on and the world has changed again. As is always the case with technology, it has done so quickly and with some amazing products.Smartwatches are trying to get onto our wrists,... >>

Mio MiVue 388 review
4.0 stars

Mio MiVue 388 review

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Dashcams leapt into the consciousness of the average driver in the UK following the spectacular meteor shower in Russia in 2013. The clear footage captured from a dashcam seemed to awaken some public interest in this class of in-car gadget.Mio has a range... >>

Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review
4.5 stars

Lexus IS 300h F Sport Auto review

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Despite the fact that it is tainted for some by a certain comedy character who resides in Norfolk, it’s a good thing Lexus exists right now. Because since Alfa, Volvo and Saab all but gave up, the IS 300h is about the only genuine alternative to a German... >>

BMW i8 will bring optional laser headlights with 'daylight-like illumination'

BMW i8 will bring optional laser headlights with 'daylight-like illumination'

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BMW announced on Monday that its BMW i8 hybrid sports car will feature laser light headlamps as an optional feature when it begins to ship in autumn 2014. The BMW i8 will mark the first production car to feature such technology, said to bring daylight-like... >>

3D Dead Reckoning chip from u-blox will track you even without GPS or signal

3D Dead Reckoning chip from u-blox will track you even without GPS or signal

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A new chip technology has been developed by u-blox, called 3D Dead Reckoning (ADR), that can track you even when GPS and signal are lost.The chip is aimed at cars initially to help improve navigation. Using smart 3D algorithm tracking the chip is able... >>

Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

Renault Kwid concept car comes with its own traffic scouting quadcopter

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Renault has unveiled a concept car that comes with its own traffic scouting drone. The quadcopter can be released from the roof to find the end of a traffic jam.Nissan showed off a similar idea previously with its Juke Nismo model. The Renault Kwid concept... >>

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

Renault Next Two brings the self-driving car of 2020 to the present

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Renault has unveiled its Next Two car that offers self-driving, smart connectivity and can even valet park itself while you're walking away.The Renault Next Two is currently a prototype for what the car of 2020 will be able to do. The idea is that drivers... >>

Tesla is bringing Rdio along for the ride to Europe

Tesla is bringing Rdio along for the ride to Europe

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Tesla has just announced a partnership with Rdio to stream music in its European cars.In the current US version Slacker Radio comes installed. The rights for this don't stretch as far as Europe so Tesla had to go elsewhere.READ: Tesla turns a profit for... >>

Deadmau5 pimps his £200k Ferrari 458 Spider to be Nyan Cat viral homage

Deadmau5 pimps his £200k Ferrari 458 Spider to be Nyan Cat viral homage

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Deadmau5, famous DJ and the host of numerous Nokia launch parties, has commissioned a firm to adorn his £200,000 Ferrari 458 Spider supercar with vinyls depicting Nyan Cat. No, really.The Canadian DJ posted two pictures of the newly customised car on... >>

Vauxhall Mokka SE 1.7 CDTi 4x4 review
3.0 stars

Vauxhall Mokka SE 1.7 CDTi 4x4 review

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SUVs. We all love to hate them. Or do until we grow up, have a couple of kids or move to somewhere slightly suburban where driving up a farm track or dodgy side road isn't the same as in a city car. It's then that cars such as the 4x4 Vauxhall Mokka seem... >>

Military robot truck convoy autonomously drives without weak fleshy humans

Military robot truck convoy autonomously drives without weak fleshy humans

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Military defence contractor Lockheed Martin has successfully sent a robot truck convey through urban areas. They didn't crash or hit any unsuspecting pedestrians despite not having humans at the wheel.The military wants the ability to send truck convoys... >>

3D print your own car, as long as it's a Honda concept

3D print your own car, as long as it's a Honda concept

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If you own a 3D printer and have always dreamed of printing a car, your time has come. Honda has released the 3D design data for five of its concept cars.From the Puyo to the NSX Concept you can print off any of the five concepts from Honda. The catch?... >>

Audi A3 Saloon review
4.5 stars

Audi A3 Saloon review

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There aren't many small saloons on the roads, but the Audi A3 Saloon - or Sedan if you're from the US - is looking to swell those numbers. Judging by the mass of BMW 1-Series Coupes, which is soon to be 2-Series Coupes, that we've seen on the roads recently... >>

Another look at iOS in the Car, this time in-action

Another look at iOS in the Car, this time in-action

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A video released by developer Steven Troughton-Smith gives a closer look at Apple's unreleased iOS in the Car. He used the emulator found within the iOS 7.0.3 software to show us how the infotainment software will work, when it's presumably released... >>

Tesla Model S owners can now drive coast-to-coast in the US

Tesla Model S owners can now drive coast-to-coast in the US

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Tesla has expanded its "Supercharger" network in the US to allow Model S drivers to make it all the way from New York to California for the first time. The plan was first announced in May of 2013 and has now been completed.“Tesla Supercharger network... >>

Honda develops automatic braking system that stops you running people over

Honda develops automatic braking system that stops you running people over

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Japanese car manufacturer Honda has developed an automatic braking system that detects pedestrians and will slow down or stop entirely if there is a chance you will hit someone. The system works up to a speed of 60kph (37mph) and will be implemented in... >>

The Stig takes on a Google Street View car around the Top Gear test track (video)

The Stig takes on a Google Street View car around the Top Gear test track (video)

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As part of Google's partnership with Top Gear, The Stig accompanied a Google Street View car around the show's test track while it captured the necessary images for the online service.Top Gear's tame racing driver sped around in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG... >>

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review
3.0 stars

Kia Pro_Cee'd GT review

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In the car world 2013 was very much the year of the hot hatch, or GTi if you're of a particularly VW persuasion. Every manufacturer had a go at turning the regular family shopping car into a fire-breathing road eater last year, the latest example being... >>

Screenshots give closer look at Apple's unreleased iOS in the Car

Screenshots give closer look at Apple's unreleased iOS in the Car

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Prominent developer Steve Troughton-Smith has given us a closer look at the interface of iOS in the Car ahead of its release, scheduled for later this year. Apple has remained quiet about specific iOS in the Car features and interfaces - other than... >>

iWatch concept ditches the watch look by taking inspiration from FuelBand

iWatch concept ditches the watch look by taking inspiration from FuelBand

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San Francisco-based designer Todd Hamilton has mocked-up what could be one of the best iWatch concepts to date. Unlike a few others, Hamilton ditched the old-school watch look and went for a FuelBand-like design. Given its Apple roots, user interface... >>

Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer

Garmin Approach G7 and G8 will make you a better golfer

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Garmin has announced its latest golf handhelds to join the Approach range: the G7 and G8.Both devices feature colour touchscreens with more than 30,000 preloaded international courses. The battery will last for several rounds before needing a charge (15... >>

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle

Kia GT4 Stinger Concept: Korean manufacturer shows off GT muscle

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Don’t be confused by the name. The GT4 in the Kia Stinger Concept’s name doesn’t mean the company is two generations out of step with other manufacturers producing cars specifically for a certain PlayStation racing game (non-gamers you'll see what... >>

Toyota FT-1: Gran Turismo 6 concept car makes real-word appearance at Detroit show

Toyota FT-1: Gran Turismo 6 concept car makes real-word appearance at Detroit show

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As concept cars go, the Toyota FT-1 concept made a good case for star of the show at the Detroit Motor Show 2014. And if you’re gutted that you never actually get to go up close and personal with these types of concepts, then here's a little treat -... >>

Plugged Solar panels can deliver 10,000 miles a year for your hybrid car, free

Plugged Solar panels can deliver 10,000 miles a year for your hybrid car, free

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Plugged Solar is a US solar panel provider that creates home systems. It says that you can generate enough power to drive your plug-in hybrid car up to 10,000 miles a year - effectively reducing your carbon footprint to zero.Of course this company is... >>

BMW M3 & M4 (2014) pictures and hands-on

BMW M3 & M4 (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Muscle cars, performance cars and anything sporty was back with a bang at the Detroit Motor Show in 2014. And if you’re looking for the personification of that statement, you needed to look no further than the BMW stand, where the new M4 coupe, resplendent... >>

Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept pictures and hands-on

Audi Allroad Shooting Brake Concept pictures and hands-on

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Let's forget for a moment about the stupid long-winded name, and call this car what it is: the next Audi TT. "Say what?," we hear you ask? And you’d have a point. It’s not quite the next TT. We’re not expecting the next TT to have a high ride height,... >>

Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

Mercedes C-Class (2014) pictures and hands-on

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Unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show 2014, the new Mercedes C-Class looks as though it's about to shake up the small executive car segment. Or is it now know as the upper-medium segment? Either way, to cut to the chase, this Merc's glorious interior knocks... >>

Bowers & Wilkins teams with Maserati for special-edition blue P5 headphones

Bowers & Wilkins teams with Maserati for special-edition blue P5 headphones

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Bowers & Wilkins and car manufacturer Maserati have partnered to bring you a special-edition pair of P5 portable headphones. The company's already share a good working relationship, with the audio brand providing tuned in-car audio systems for the Maserati... >>