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Is hands-free technology too distracting for drivers? 0

“Cortana, find me the nearest restaur… repair garage.” Did you know that some infotainment car systems can leave you distracted for as long as 27 seconds after using voice command? No, neither did that guy and now his car has a parking bollard for a hood ornament. A recent study by the AAA Foundation of(…)

The updated XC90: Volvo’s most advanced car 0

Technology is a car’s new best friend, as the XC90 found out during its 2015 upgrade. Since its original launch in 2002, the SUV has become the flagship for Swedish company Volvo. Its predecessor has enjoyed thirteen years of best-selling status, but we’re ready for a new XC90 and it seems the public are too. Just named(…)

Google driverless cars ready for roads in 2019? 0

That’ll be the case if Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google, has his way. He joked with reporters last week of his wish to have their driverless car ready in time for his twelve-year-old son’s 16th birthday. Brin knows that car enthusiasts may have hesitations, or even anger towards this new technology, but he aptly responded(…)

Tesla Model X: worth the price tag? 0

A couple of weeks ago, the Tesla Model X was unveiled to the public for the first time. Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk debuted his new vision: – albeit two years late and with a range of clever but arguably unnecessary features – the all-electric crossover SUV. Elon Musk spoke of the Model X’s focus on(…)

VW Emissions Scandal Affects 11m Vehicles 6

    Volkswagen admits 11 million vehicles worldwide are affected by the recent scandal over its ‘cheating’ of US car emissions tests. Last Friday the US government demanded VW to recall almost half a million pollution-hiding cars. Now, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) say the German carmaker could be facing fines of up to(…)

Ford EcoSport compact SUV updated for 2015 0

The Ford Ecosport is similar and is set to rivals the like of the Nissan Juke, Renault Captur and the Vauxhall Mokka. After first being released in 2013, the EcoSport has been slow selling for Ford. So this new redefined model will feature many updates, including much improved handling. To improve the handling Ford has(…)

2016 MG GS SUV full specs announced 0

The MG GS SUV is set to be the companies first ever SUV, was first revealed at the Shanghai motor show in 2013 and is set for a 2016 release in the UK. First impressions of the MG share similarities to the recently released MG3 and MG6, with styling of the three cars being completed(…)

All New 2015 Renault Kadjar set for Autumn Release 1

The new Renault Kadjar shares a lot of comparisons to the current Nissan Qashqai which is thanks to the current alliance between two manufactures, Renault and Nissan. The Kadjar was officially revealed at the Geneva motor in March, with a whole new exterior but with similar underpinnings to the previous model. Engine The 108 break(…)

Full Volvo S60 Cross Country Specs Released 0

The S60 is set to be Volvo’s first saloon to be produced as a cross country model, with the ride height of the vehicle being raised by 6.5 centimetres and will be sold with 4 wheel drive. Volvo is aiming the S60 at buyers who want the four wheel drive system of an SUV, but(…)

All New Peugeot 308 GTi Recently Revealed 0

This continues Peugeot’s recent fascination with hot hatch backs with the launch of the 308 GTi, which is intended to challenge the extremely busy middle ground of the car market with cars like the Ford Focus ST and the Seat Leon Cupra. Styling Styling enhancements are found in the usual places, the Peugeot 308 GTi(…)