Car Technology

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

Tracking tech to get you out of a jam

The rising threat of criminals using GPS/GSM jamming technology to block systems designed to track stolen cars has become an issue for car owners when making security system choices.

How to fight the keyless entry thieves

Security experts are offering advice to motorists as fears grow of thieves targeting keyless entry systems to steal cars from driveways. And remarkably in an age where cars have never been so technologically advanced, the advice includes fitting old-style security locks that physically attach to the car’s steering wheel. The move follows national tabloid newspapers highlighting what they des...

What is Android Auto?

Google's in-car infotainment system is gaining popularity, but what exactly does it do? The Car Expert explains how Android Auto works.

What is Apple CarPlay?

Apple's in-car infotainment system is gaining popularity, but what exactly does it do? The Car Expert explains how Apple CarPlay works.

‘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?

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.

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.

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 works team in the fifth season of the international series, in 2018-19, as part of a realignment of BMW’s motorsport strategy first revealed in 2016. The manufacturer will join forces with the established Andretti Formula E team, which will adop...

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. 

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.

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.

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