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Pirates of the Caribbean director to make Sony film about driverless race cars

Pirates of the Caribbean director to make Sony film about driverless race cars

By 19 February 2015

Picture this: a funnier version of Days of Thunder, but without Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman, and the race cars are actually autonomous. Sony Pictures believed that pitch was good enough to make into a film, according to Deadline, because it has acquired... >>

Apple car looking more likely as electric car battery engineers get poached

Apple car looking more likely as electric car battery engineers get poached

By 19 February 2015

The Apple car rumour has been growing of late and now it appears some more evidence has appeared. Electric vehicle battery manufacturers are claiming Apple has been poaching its staff. According to A123 Systems, an electric car battery maker, Apple has... >>

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness
4.5 out of 5

Maserati Ghibli S review: Representing a centenary of specialness

By 18 February 2015

Mas-er-ati. Say it slowly and one of the most beautiful and evocative names in the automotive world sounds even more special. What is it about Italian words? They're enough to make the average Brit go weak at the knees. Maserati has ambitious new plans... >>

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night

Nissan coated a Nissan Leaf with special paint that glows at night

By 13 February 2015

Nissan in Europe has unveiled a version of the Leaf coated in paint that uses ultraviolet energy absorbed during daylight in order to glow at night. That's right. It's a glow-in-the-dark Nissan Leaf. Nissan Leaf is an affordable electric car that launched... >>

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang

Watch what happens when a stunt driver takes an unsuspecting guy on a date in a Ford Mustang

By 12 February 2015

Ford has come up with a hilarious prank and turned it into a Valentine's Day ad campaign. The car maker decided to set up a female stunt driver on several blind dates with men who had no idea she was in fact a stunt driver. During each date, she meets... >>

Apple Car should have Tesla very worried indeed

Apple Car should have Tesla very worried indeed

By 12 February 2015

Apple may actually be working on its own car. While the idea of the gadget-focused company creating a car might seem a bit of a stretch, the rumours are starting to look more solid. Apple has already been poaching staff from Tesla and just the other... >>

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

Buying chocolate? Show your tech credentials with The Cocoa Runners Pocket-lint Collection

By 12 February 2015

Pocket-lint has teamed up with artisan chocolate website Cocoarunners.com to bring Pocket-lint readers a specially curated box by our founder Stuart Miles. Stuart set up Pocket-lint with an initial investment of £15, the same amount as his first investment... >>

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

Volkswagen Passat (2015) first drive: Shedding its dull image

By 12 February 2015

Ask any automotive enthusiast to name a dull car, and there's a fair chance they might name the Passat. But Volkswagen has sold 22 million of the things since 1973, so clearly the gear-heads are missing something. For 2015, there's a new Passat to tempt... >>

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

New Spectre footage teases epic James Bond car chase

By 12 February 2015

The new James Bond film, called Spectre, has appeared in video footage at long last. But it's still just a tease of behind the scenes glimpses. That said, plenty is given away. The video footage from Spectre shows off the Austrian backdrop to what should... >>

Are driverless pod cars really the future? The UK government seems to think so

Are driverless pod cars really the future? The UK government seems to think so

By 11 February 2015

A driverless pod car system has been announced that will become available to testers later this year, it's called the LUTZ Pathfinder. The clue to the downside to this 'car' is in its name, it'll only be allowed to work on pedestrianised areas in the... >>