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Tesla self-driving car will be ready by next year, says Elon Musk

Tesla self-driving car will be ready by next year, says Elon Musk

By 2 October 2014

Tesla Motors has more than just electric vehicles on its product roadmap: it's working on a self-driving car. Google and other companies have been developing autonomous vehicle technology for years (without having yet launched a retail version for consumer... >>

Subaru WRX STI first drive: More fun than you can shake a gearstick at

Subaru WRX STI first drive: More fun than you can shake a gearstick at

By 2 October 2014

Subaru is the first to admit that it's something of a niche brand. Best known in the UK for rally success and resultant gold-wheeled Impreza tearing around our roads, recent years have been slightly chequered for the Japanese company. Having enjoyed the... >>

What is Apple CarPlay and where can you get it?

What is Apple CarPlay and where can you get it?

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Apple has officially begun its foray into in-car technology and the infotainment space by unveiling a product called CarPlay. It connects a supported vehicle to a compatible iPhone, enabling uninterrupted access to and interaction with Apple's ecosystem... >>

Goodbye car tax discs, hello spy in the sky and DVLA chaos

Goodbye car tax discs, hello spy in the sky and DVLA chaos

By 1 October 2014

From today you no longer have to stick a tax disc on the inside of your car windscreen to alert officials that your car is taxed, registration and identification is now all done electronically in the UK. The paper system that has been in effect since... >>

BMW M3 review (2014)
4.5 out of 5

BMW M3 review (2014)

By 1 October 2014

Create a legend and it creates a rod for its own back. The BMW M3 is one such legend and with every new version you'll hear the same complaints: "It's moved too far away from the original concept." "It's too heavy." "It's got the wrong number of cylinders."... >>

Ford admits to pumping fake engine noises through Mustang speakers to make cars sound better

Ford admits to pumping fake engine noises through Mustang speakers to make cars sound better

By 29 September 2014

Ford has admitted that its Active Noise Control system, as found in the 2015 Ford Mustang, pumps fake engine sounds through the in-car speaker system to replicate the growl of the older models. Thanks to the EcoBoost engine, the old roar of the four-cylinder... >>

Will.i.am's Lexus NX F Sport shoots panoramic pics while out driving, sends them to smartphones

Will.i.am's Lexus NX F Sport shoots panoramic pics while out driving, sends them to smartphones

By 25 September 2014

Musician and technology geek extraordinaire Will.i.am has designed a bespoke version of the Lexus NX 200t F Sport which is jam packed full of high-tech kit to reflect his personality. As part of Lexus' striking angles concept, the rapper asked for the... >>

Addison Lee puts 4G in all London cabs, offers free internet to customers during ride

Addison Lee puts 4G in all London cabs, offers free internet to customers during ride

By 16 September 2014

London-based private hire company Addison Lee has announced it will offer high-speed broadband in vehicles - at no extra cost to you. In-car 4G service will roll out to all 4,800 Addison Lee vehicles, though the VIP and Ford Galaxy fleet will get access... >>

Google self-driving cars outfitted with steering wheels are temporary, confirms Google

Google self-driving cars outfitted with steering wheels are temporary, confirms Google

By 16 September 2014

Following worries that Google's self-driving cars (at least in California) would feature manual controls and not be specifically designed to operate without a human driver, Google has taken to Google+ to quash the speculation and repeat that the current... >>

Goodwood Revival: 7 car technologies you probably take for granted

Goodwood Revival: 7 car technologies you probably take for granted

By 13 September 2014

We've taken the journey from London to the Goodwood Revival near Chichester to see the best cars from an era gone by. More importantly, we've noticed the technology gone by, or gone all together in some cases, replaced by in-car tech we now take for... >>