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Hyundai enhances its active noise cancellation tech for cars
Hyundai enhances its active noise cancellation tech for cars By Rik Henderson

South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai is renowned for its innovative approach to in-car tech and the latest development shows why.... Read more

VW's ID. Space Vizzion is an estate car from the future
VW's ID. Space Vizzion is an estate car from the future By Cam Bunton

VW has teased the latest in its lineup of all electric concept vehicles, and this one's coming to market in 2021.... Read more

What is the Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free?
What is the Pocket-lint daily and how do you get it for free? By Stuart Miles

Pocket-lint daily is a new daily tech newsletter curated by Stuart Miles, Pocket-lint's founder. Find out how to get it every morning. Read more

Tesla will unveil its Cybertruck electric truck ahead of the LA Auto Show
Tesla will unveil its Cybertruck electric truck ahead of the LA Auto Show By Maggie Tillman

Tesla plans to unveil Cybertruck at Tesla’s design studio, which shares a lot with SpaceX’s headquarters in LA. Keep in mind the annual LA Auto Show is set to kick off that day. In fact, Ford is expected to unveil a Mustang-inspired SUV, its first mass-market EV, at the same time.... Read more

Seat to unveil all-electric eScooter soon
Seat to unveil all-electric eScooter soon By Rik Henderson

Spanish car manufacturer Seat will enter the motorcycle market for the first time next year, with its all-electric eScooter concept.... Read more

Future electric cars: Upcoming battery-powered cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years
Future electric cars: Upcoming battery-powered cars that will be on the roads within the next 5 years By Chris Hall

Updated These are the EVs that are confirmed to be coming in 2019 and the near future... Read more

Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Car 2019 and how to vote
Here are the EE Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Car 2019 and how to vote By Britta O'Boyle

Here are the Pocket-lint Awards nominees for Best Car 2019 and details on how to vote for your favourite.... Read more

Road to Tokyo Olympics 2020: How Toyota's tech will make for most technological Games yet
Road to Tokyo Olympics 2020: How Toyota's tech will make for most technological Games yet By Mike Lowe

From automation to robots, hydrogen cars & electric vehicles, Toyota is supporting the Tokto 2020 Olympics in a multitude of ways. Here's our top 5.... Read more

New Volkswagen Golf will feature Alexa built-in
New Volkswagen Golf will feature Alexa built-in By Britta O'Boyle

Volkswagen has announced the eight-generation of its popular Golf, revealed at its world premiere in Germany, will feature Alexa built-in.Alexa is already... Read more

Ford to unveil its Mustang-inspired electric SUV next month
Ford to unveil its Mustang-inspired electric SUV next month By Maggie Tillman

Ford has announced when it will unveil its first electric vehicle for the masses.... Read more

Best EVs and concept cars at Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Lexus LF-30, Nissan Ariya, Toyota LQ and more
Best EVs and concept cars at Tokyo Motor Show 2019: Lexus LF-30, Nissan Ariya, Toyota LQ and more By Mike Lowe

Updated The 2019 show floor showcased Lexus' first EV, showed the future of Nissan, along with other major brands' EVs & concepts. Here's the best in pictures... Read more

Lexus LF-30 EV Concept: Luxury brand's first all-electric car revealed
Lexus LF-30 EV Concept: Luxury brand's first all-electric car revealed By Mike Lowe

It's the very first all-electric Lexus, revealed as a concept at the Tokyo Motor Show. Does the LF-30 spell the future for the Japanese luxury marque?... Read more

A fully electric Range Rover is coming soon
A fully electric Range Rover is coming soon By Adrian Willings

It seems that Land Rover is working on its first fully electric Range Rover alongside a new flagship Jaguar XJ saloon.... Read more

XC40 Recharge has 250 mile range as Volvo EV offensive begins in earnest
XC40 Recharge has 250 mile range as Volvo EV offensive begins in earnest By Chris Hall

Volvo has unveiled its first pure electric car, the XC40 Recharge. It's based on the existing compact SUV, slipping into an attractive segment of the market... Read more

Uniti One is a futuristic urban EV, packed with technology and seating for three
Uniti One is a futuristic urban EV, packed with technology and seating for three By Chris Hall

The shift towards electric cars is bringing with it a whole new range of entrants to the market - and the Uniti One is an interesting addition.... Read more

Porsche unveils its entry-level EV, the Taycan 4S
Porsche unveils its entry-level EV, the Taycan 4S By Chris Hall

Porsche formally announced its electric sports car, the Taycan, in September 2019, but come October, it's already announcing a new version of that car... Read more

How future tech will change World Rally Championship cars
How future tech will change World Rally Championship cars By Cam Bunton

We know the hybrid era is approaching for WRC, but could autonomous tech help shape the rally cars' future?... Read more

Apple CarPlay explored: Taking iOS on the road
Apple CarPlay explored: Taking iOS on the road By Britta O'Boyle

Updated A detailed look at how Apple's CarPlay works, with explanations on using Google Maps, sending messages and playing music, among other functions.... Read more

Dyson has canned development on its electric car
Dyson has canned development on its electric car By Dan Grabham

Dyson has canned work on its long-awaited electric car.The results of the £2.5 billion project will never see the light of day because of commercial pressures.Keen... Read more

This autonomous Toyota bus will carry athletes during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics
This autonomous Toyota bus will carry athletes during the 2020 Tokyo Olympics By Dan Grabham

A fleet of electric and autonomous Toyota minibuses will be used to ferry athletes around at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The 5m-long vehicle is called the... Read more

Electric Volvo XC40 runs Android Automotive OS, with Google Play, Maps and Assistant
Electric Volvo XC40 runs Android Automotive OS, with Google Play, Maps and Assistant By Chris Hall

Volvo is preparing to launch its first all-electric car - the XC40 SUV - and it's going to town teasing new features... Read more

19 weird and whacky personal transportation vehicles that you'd love to ride
19 weird and whacky personal transportation vehicles that you'd love to ride By Maggie Tillman

Most people love a great vehicle.We collect vehicles. We put vehicles in shows. We even make alternative vehicles and various transportation devices because... Read more

Bose Personal Plus: A closer look at Bose's innovative automotive sound system
Bose Personal Plus: A closer look at Bose's innovative automotive sound system By Chris Hall

Bose has a long association with car manufacturers, bringing its enhanced audio solutions to a full range of different cars. While many of these are a... Read more

Electric Volvo XC40 launches 16 October, promises to be one of the safest cars on the road
Electric Volvo XC40 launches 16 October, promises to be one of the safest cars on the road By Chris Hall

Volvo will be unveiling its first electric car on 16 October - an electric version of the XC40 SUV... Read more

Tesla in-car tech reviewed: Infotainment, features, software v10 update and more
Tesla in-car tech reviewed: Infotainment, features, software v10 update and more By Alistair Charlton

Tesla is famous for its huge in-car screen and Autopilot driverless features. In 2018 the software got a revamp with v9.0. Here we review and explore.... Read more

Tesla Model 3 actually makes for a great Netflix experience
Tesla Model 3 actually makes for a great Netflix experience By Chris Hall

The notion of adding Netflix to Tesla cars has been enthusiastically received. With the push of the new version 10 software, it's now arriving... Read more

A closer look at the Tesla Model 3 interior and infotainment tech
A closer look at the Tesla Model 3 interior and infotainment tech By Chris Hall

A lot has been said about the Tesla Model 3. It's one of the most exciting electric cars on the roads, anticipated both because it brings Tesla to a price... Read more

Tesla v10 software roll-out brings Netflix, CupHead and some useful driving features
Tesla v10 software roll-out brings Netflix, CupHead and some useful driving features By Chris Hall

Tesla has confirmed that it's ready to roll-out v10 of its in-car software, bringing with it a wide range of anticipated feature, including the ability... Read more

Skoda jumps the shark and calls its in-car voice assistant Laura
Skoda jumps the shark and calls its in-car voice assistant Laura By Chris Hall

Skoda has joined the ranks of car manufacturers offering an enhanced voice assistant in its cars... Read more

Electric dreams and the ecosystem: Tesla's Supercharger advantage
Electric dreams and the ecosystem: Tesla's Supercharger advantage By Chris Hall

We look at the advantages that the Supercharger network brings to living with an electric car... Read more

Amazon will deploy 100,000 of these electric delivery vans by 2024
Amazon will deploy 100,000 of these electric delivery vans by 2024 By Maggie Tillman

CEO Jeff Bezos quietly revealed that his company, Amazon, has ordered for 100,000 electric delivery vans from Michigan-based startup Rivian.... Read more

UK Government is scrapping the plug-in car grant subsidy sometime soon
UK Government is scrapping the plug-in car grant subsidy sometime soon By Adrian Willings

If you're considering buying a new electric car then you might be aware of the plug-in car grant. Now the government is making plans to end it.... Read more

VW ID.3 will support wireless Android Auto
VW ID.3 will support wireless Android Auto By Chris Hall

For a number of years, you've needed to use a cable to when connecting your phone to your car to take advantage of Android Auto - but on the new VW ID.3... Read more

Best of IAA 2019 Frankfurt motor show: Amazing EVs, concepts and supercars
Best of IAA 2019 Frankfurt motor show: Amazing EVs, concepts and supercars By Chris Hall

The biennial IAA motor show in Frankfurt was always going to be big, and here's the best cars from the show... Read more

Hyundai packed two Nexo hydrogen fuel cells into this generator to recharge electric racing cars
Hyundai packed two Nexo hydrogen fuel cells into this generator to recharge electric racing cars By Chris Hall

Hyundai has revealed its first ever electric race car - the Hyundai Veloster N ETCR - that will compete in the new ETCR (electric touring car racing) championship... Read more

VW's ID.3 electric car gets officially revealed: A new car for a new VW
VW's ID.3 electric car gets officially revealed: A new car for a new VW By Chris Hall

Volkswagen has now pulled the covers off the ID.3, stripped away the camouflage, and revealed the model that's driving VW into the future... Read more

Production Honda e finally gets unveiled and boy does it tug at the heart strings
Production Honda e finally gets unveiled and boy does it tug at the heart strings By Chris Hall

One of the most anticipated new electric cars has been officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The Honda e is a refreshing electric rethinking... Read more

Elon Musk says Tesla electric pickup truck will be launched "November"
Elon Musk says Tesla electric pickup truck will be launched "November" By Maggie Tillman

Elon Musk tweets that the long-awaited, previously teased Tesla pickup truck will be unveiled in November.... Read more

Porsche officially unveils the Taycan, a thoroughbred electric sports car
Porsche officially unveils the Taycan, a thoroughbred electric sports car By Chris Hall

After what seems like several years of teasing, Porsche has officially unveiled the Taycan, it's pure electric sports car.... Read more

The new Nissan Juke is super-connected, but now looks a little more normal
The new Nissan Juke is super-connected, but now looks a little more normal By Chris Hall

Many say that the Nissan Juke basically invented the crossover segment. Sure, Nissan's Qashqai is also credited with the meteoric rise of the SUV in popularity,... Read more

The BMW X5 xDrive 45e is the sort of PHEV we like to see
The BMW X5 xDrive 45e is the sort of PHEV we like to see By Chris Hall

When the new BMW X5 was launched in 2018, we criticised the lack of a hybrid option. But the delay appears to have been worth it... Read more

All-electric Porsche Taycan features a fabulous fully digital dashboard
All-electric Porsche Taycan features a fabulous fully digital dashboard By Britta O'Boyle

Porsche has revealed what to expect inside its first all-electric sportscar - the Taycan - and it's glorious. The Porsche Taycan will be presented in... Read more

Best Bond vehicles: The best cars, planes and more from the films
Best Bond vehicles: The best cars, planes and more from the films By Adrian Willings

We're rounding up the best vehicles from the James Bond films for you to enjoy. From fast Aston Martins to high-tech monsters.... Read more

Mini infotainment explored: Mini Connected, CarPlay, and entertainment technology deep dive
Mini infotainment explored: Mini Connected, CarPlay, and entertainment technology deep dive By Chris Hall

Mini pitches itself at youthful tech-savvy people who want a car that's personalised and fun, while not missing out on any of the core technology essentials.It... Read more

Hyundai New Sonata Hybrid with solar panel roof now on sale
Hyundai New Sonata Hybrid with solar panel roof now on sale By Rik Henderson

Hyundai unveiled plans to add solar panelling to electric and hybrid vehicles in 2018 and now its first production car featuring the tech is on sale.... Read more

Audi's new E-tron is a scooter and longboard hybrid launching next year
Audi's new E-tron is a scooter and longboard hybrid launching next year By Maggie Tillman

Press materials show it's a four-wheeled portable transportation device that looks like a hybrid trolly cart and longboard. Audi said it hits a maximum speed of 12.5 miles per hour, weighs 26 pounds (12kg), and has a 12.5-mile (20km) range.... Read more

Musk confirms that YouTube and Netflix are coming to Tesla cars soon
Musk confirms that YouTube and Netflix are coming to Tesla cars soon By Chris Hall

Elon Musk has confirmed via Twitter that Tesla owners will soon have the ability to watch YouTube or Netflix on the big screen of their Tesla... Read more

Electric vehicles essential for London's clean air future: Breathe London studies make dire reading
Electric vehicles essential for London's clean air future: Breathe London studies make dire reading By Mike Lowe

Breathe London has been monitoring air quality and the results in many places exceed legal annual limits. Here why EVs are part of the solution.... Read more

Tesla models compared: Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, and more
Tesla models compared: Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, and more By Maggie Tillman

Here's everything you need to know about Tesla Motors, from the Roadster through to the new Model Y... Read more

Ionity's 350kW EV chargers will bring the speed that EV growth needs
Ionity's 350kW EV chargers will bring the speed that EV growth needs By Chris Hall

Ionity has today opened its second 350kW electric car charging station in the UK, providing super-fast charging for those stopping at Milton Keynes.It... Read more

Inside the Future Lab at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Inside the Future Lab at the Goodwood Festival of Speed By Dan Grabham

What does the next 25 years look like? We popped down to the Future Lab at the Goodwood Festival of Speed last weekend to find out.... Read more

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