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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

By 19 June 2014

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... >>

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

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

By 16 June 2014

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

By 16 June 2014

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 out of 5

Nissan X-Trail review (2014)

By 13 June 2014

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

By 12 June 2014

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

By 11 June 2014

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

By 11 June 2014

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 out of 5

Audi A3 Cabriolet review

By 10 June 2014

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

By 9 June 2014

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

By 9 June 2014

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... >>