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Nissan is working on the world’s first bio-ethanol electric car with 600km range

Nissan is working on the world’s first bio-ethanol electric car with 600km range

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Nissan is working on a new fuel system that may replace petrol, pure electric and even hydrogen fuel driven cars. The Nissan bio-ethanol electric power system wants to change everything. So what is this e-bio fuel cell driven car? It uses what Nissan... >>

Fiat 124 Spider review: More than an MX-5 remix
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Fiat 124 Spider review: More than an MX-5 remix

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"I want a doctor to take a picture, so I can look at you from inside as well," goes the line from The Vapors' Turning Japanese. Well, cut into the Fiat 124 Spider and you would indeed find a Japanese rather than Italian core: the car shares its chassis,... >>

Tesla drops the price of its entry-level Model S, say hello to the 60 and 60D

Tesla drops the price of its entry-level Model S, say hello to the 60 and 60D

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Followers of Tesla's EV march will have noticed a slight change to the line-up the company offers for the Model S. Gone is the 70D and in its place is the 60 and 60D.  For those who don't know, Tesla's model naming follows its available battery capacity,... >>

Suunto Spartan Ultra multisport GPS watch dares you to find a sport it can’t track

Suunto Spartan Ultra multisport GPS watch dares you to find a sport it can’t track

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Suunto has updated its multisport watch line with a new do-it-all device that promises to track everything you're doing. The Suunto Spartan Ultra epitomises everything the Finnish company stands for. Suunto, meaning "bearing, heading or direction" has... >>

Apple Car: What's the story so far on Project Titan?

Apple Car: What's the story so far on Project Titan?

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You've heard the rumours by now: forget about waiting for Apple to revolutionise the living room by launching a magical HDTV set straight from your dreams, because it's now trying to innovate in the automobile sector. That's right. Apple is working on... >>

Audi S5 Coupé (2016) preview, in pictures: Flexing those German muscles

Audi S5 Coupé (2016) preview, in pictures: Flexing those German muscles

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This is the new Audi A5 Coupé (well, actually you're feasting your eyes on the sportier S5 Coupé edition). Which, if you squint a little, could be considered as the German brand's version of the Ford Mustang. With some added pep. An apt arrival year,... >>

Ford Mustang GT Convertible review: Big, brutal, and now British
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Ford Mustang GT Convertible review: Big, brutal, and now British

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When you're brought up on a diet of The Dukes of Hazzard and Starsky & Hutch, you can't help but feel that, perhaps, the Ford Capri left us a little short on muscle in the UK. Sure, the Capri was, and still is, an iconic car, but you could only gaze at... >>

Apple Car to hit roads from 2020 says Tesla’s Elon Musk, but no Google car

Apple Car to hit roads from 2020 says Tesla’s Elon Musk, but no Google car

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The Apple Car is still not an official project for the mighty company but thanks to plenty of rumours and leaks it's almost certainly something Apple is working on. Now Tesla's CEO Elon Musk has chimed in saying he expects Apple Cars on the road from... >>

Volvo XC90 review: Setting the SUV standard
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Volvo XC90 review: Setting the SUV standard

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In car terms, half a decade is a lifetime. So the last Volvo XC90's 12-year production run represents something of an unusual case. It sold well right to the end but was out-smarted by a new breed of big SUVs. Enter the new XC90. The first production... >>

Win two tickets to Goodwood to see the Lexus LC 500 sports coupe

Win two tickets to Goodwood to see the Lexus LC 500 sports coupe

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The amazing new Lexus LC 500 sports coupe is making its first UK appearance as one of the star cars at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed and we are giving you the chance to witness its debut as part of an exclusive prize package courtesy of Lexus. ... >>

Mercedes-Benz C220d AMG Line Coupe first drive: Covering all bases

Mercedes-Benz C220d AMG Line Coupe first drive: Covering all bases

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What's in a name? For their medium-sized executive coupes, both Audi and BMW have chosen to position their more sporting offerings as stand-alone to the saloon versions, with the respective A5 and 4-Series. That means a different name and different styling.... >>

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these

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The dream of a vehicle fuel systems that runs on anything, like Back To the Future's Mr Fusion, is getting closer to a reality. Two military stealth bikes have been shown off that not only run near-silently but work with electricity and most fuels too.... >>

Toyota Hilux (2016) review: Invincible by name, invincible by nature
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Toyota Hilux (2016) review: Invincible by name, invincible by nature

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Testing the new Toyota Hilux demands a little more than just nipping down to the local shop to grab a pint of milk and a Mars Bar. Although with all that space in the back you could buy a lifetime supply of those. The famed "indestructible" pickup - apt,... >>

Google will build self-driving car center near the home of the US auto industry

Google will build self-driving car center near the home of the US auto industry

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Google has announced it is building a 53,000-square-foot facility near Detroit. The team behind the company's self-driving car project revealed the news via Google+, where it described the new facility as a "self-driving technology development center"... >>

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

Driver caught sleeping at the wheel as Tesla Autopilot drives for him

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The future of cars might be here, or the future of next-level marketing. A driver was caught, not driving, but sleeping at the wheel of his Tesla Model S as it drove for him. The Tesla Model S Autopilot system works both at speed on motorways and slowly... >>

Breathing batteries can make smartphones last all week on a charge

Breathing batteries can make smartphones last all week on a charge

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Another day, another battery breakthrough. This time it's lithium-air batteries that have had an advancement which could mean cells that last five times longer than current ones. Dr Kyeongjae Cho and his team at Dallas University have discovered a new... >>

Best sports watches 2016: The best GPS watches to buy today

Best sports watches 2016: The best GPS watches to buy today

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While wearables and smartphones are offering more ways to track health than ever, there's still a place for the powerful and accurate GPS sports watch.Sports watches are actually learning from the new kit and becoming smarter. Plenty now go beyond GPS... >>

Mercedes GLC first drive: SUVving to consider

Mercedes GLC first drive: SUVving to consider

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This is the Mercedes GLC. It's Merc's mid-sized SUV rival to the BMW X3 and Audi Q5. It's a significant car for the brand, because this is the first time Mercedes has had a car of this size, in this class, available in the UK. The old, square-rig GLK... >>

It's official: This is what Uber's first self-driving car looks like

It's official: This is what Uber's first self-driving car looks like

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Uber has confirmed it made a self-driving car, with an official photo and more. Exactly one year ago, a different photo surfaced showing what looks like an early prototype of the self-driving vehicle Uber has just confirmed. The ride-sharing company... >>

Ford Edge review: Big but facing bitter rivals
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Ford Edge review: Big but facing bitter rivals

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Believe it or not there has been a hole in Ford's line-up in Europe over the past few years, especially in the UK. That hole is large SUV sized: the Kuga has sat in the small, sporty, pumped up hatch sector, but for larger cars, Ford's go-to option was... >>

BMW to launch 'i Next' autonomous electric car in 2021, says CEO

BMW to launch 'i Next' autonomous electric car in 2021, says CEO

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Gimme, gimme! BMW is working on a luxury flagship based on its BMW i8 Roadster, a plug-in hybrid sports car. We know this because the company's CEO revealed the news during a shareholding meeting. Harald Krueger said BMW's upcoming autonomous car will... >>

Infiniti Q30 first drive: To infinity and beyond?

Infiniti Q30 first drive: To infinity and beyond?

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It's unusual to introduce a car from a brand that some readers might not be aware of, but a quick straw poll of friends and colleagues suggests Infiniti isn't a universally known entity. So the Q30, its compact premium hatchback, might not be at the forefront... >>

You can now check the traffic before you leave on TomTom MyDrive

You can now check the traffic before you leave on TomTom MyDrive

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The TomTom MyDrive application for iPhone and Android will now inform you if there is traffic congestion on your commute home or to the office, before you've set off. MyDrive Traffic Checker is a new feature that has been added to the app for free. MyDrive... >>

Apple Car autonomous drive testing at land bought for trials

Apple Car autonomous drive testing at land bought for trials

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The Apple Car, much like the fabled Apple Television, has been talked about in whispers and rumours for sometime, but this one now looks real. Tim Cook has already teased the project and his company has now bought land to start testing it too. The Apple... >>

Land Rover is working on its own smartphone, due out in 2017

Land Rover is working on its own smartphone, due out in 2017

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Just when you thought you couldn't afford a Land Rover, the company has started work on its own smartphone that will, hopefully, be more attainable. Jaguar Land Rover has teamed up with the British company, Bullitt Group, who has worked with JCB and Caterpillar... >>