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Your car is full of amazing technology which makes your journey safer and more comfortable. The Car Expert looks into car technology.

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Jaguar unveils its plan for an electric Future

Jaguar has unveiled the Future-Type concept and announced that all Jaguar Land Rover cars will be electrified in some way by 2020.
Apple CarPlay

‘More effort needed’ to beat car hackers

Smart cars, allowing drivers to access all kinds of digital services from the cockpit, are all very well. But could they be hacked?
Autonomous self-driving car

Confusion over self-driving technology may increase car crashes

A lack of distinction between 'assisted' and 'automated' driving systems is creating dangerous confusion and could lead to an increase in accidents.
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Electric message easier than diesel – Volvo

UK motorists are finding it easier to understand the benefits of electric cars than they are modern, clean diesel engines, according to Volvo UK’s managing director.
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BMW to go electric racing in Formula E

BMW is joining the growing list of car manufacturers competing in the all-electric FIA Formula E Championship. The German brand intends to campaign a full...
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Volvo pledges to go fully electric

Every new Volvo launched from 2019 will have an electric motor, in the most significant embrace of electrification by a car manufacturer to date. 
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Toyota unveils new powertrain family

Toyota will launch a range of next-generation powertrains in new models arriving from 2017, with nine new engines and four transmissions developed by 2022.
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Nio brand launches with ‘fastest electric car’

New automotive brand Nio has made its debut in London with the unveiling of what is claimed to be the world’s fastest electric car.

LA show: Hyundai unveils self-driving tech

Hyundai has unveiled a self-driving version of its latest Ioniq model at the Los Angeles Auto Show, with what is dubbed affordable autonomous tech.
Autonomous car with Harman technology

British drivers still uncomfortable with autonomous vehicles

More than half of British drivers are not comfortable with the idea of autonomous cars, according to new research by the London School of Economics.
Tesla

Every Tesla to be fitted with self-driving tech

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors has announced that every car it makes will now be fitted with the hardware to provide full self-driving ability.
Jaguar Cars production line - Castle Bromwich

British ingenuity making car manufacturing more sustainable

Innovate UK has been working with companies like Jaguar Land Rover and Gordon Murray Design to improve sustainability in British car manufacturing.

Eco petrol engines to boost Jaguar Land Rover

Jaguar Land Rover has confirmed a long-expected expansion of its Ingenium powertrain range into petrol units, providing more power with greater efficiency.
SsangYong Tivoli SUV 4x4 4WD badge

When is a 4×4 not a 4×4?

What is the difference between four-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive? What exactly is a 'faux-by-four'? And how good will your SUV really be in the mud and snow?
Tesla Model 3, due in 2018

Can Tesla really change the world?

Could the Tesla Model 3 transform the electric vehicle (EV) industry the same way that the Ford Model T transformed motoring 100 years ago?
Nokian Weatherproof all-season tyre

All-season tyres: should you bother?

August may not seem like the ideal time to be talking about tyre performance during winter months. But if you are likely to be buying tyres any time in the next few months, it could be vital.

‘More EV points than petrol stations by 2020’

Nissan is claiming that by 2020 the UK will offer more electric vehicle charging points than traditional fuel filling stations.
BMW Vision future concept car

The future of the car – how will it look?

"There will be more disruption to the car industry in the next ten years than there has been in the last 100 years." So opened...
Mercedes-Benz F 015 concept car

The latest automotive innovations for your car

2016 is shaping up to be a landmark year for automotive innovation. Huge advancements in car technology that seemed like distant dreams are now starting to appear on prototype and even production vehicles, and they are set to change the way we drive and use our roads forever.

On video: BMW looks to next 100 years

BMW unveils a self-driving concept car. The new vehicle has been revealed at a 100th anniversary celebration at the German brand’s first factory in Munich.
car thieves

Stay one step ahead of car thieves

Your car may have the latest anti-theft technology, but there are more ways you can protect your pride and joy from car thieves (sponsored).
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Automatic braking – the next big car safety innovation?

There is a big push at the moment to have all new cars fitted with autonomous emergency braking systems. But what exactly is AEB and why is it so important?
The connected car will revolutionise transport systems

How the connected car will change everything

The relationships we have with our cars is going to change significantly in coming years. It has already been changing for a while, but it's about to alter a lot more dramatically.
Car safety - what makes a car safe? BMW M5 demonstrates controlled oversteer

What makes a car safe? – Part 2

In the second of a three-part blog series on car safety, The Car Expert looks at the ‘active safety’ features of modern cars and how advanced electronics can help you avoid an accident.
A Fiat 500 undertakes a EuroNCAP crash test

What makes a car safe? – Part 1

Car safety is always a hot topic, but what actually makes a car safe? In Part One of a three-part series, we look at passive safety - or how your car protects you when you hit something.

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