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24th February 2020

Auto Tech Leaves a Third of UK Consumers Confused

A third of UK car owners do not use or understand the advanced technologies available in their modern connected vehicles. That’s the finding of a study commissioned by The...

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24th February 2020

Weekly Brief: Tesla Rides Crest of Electrification Wave

Tesla’s newest vehicle, the Model Y crossover SUV, finally received its certification from the US Environmental Protection Agency last week. The Model Y’s range came in at 315 miles...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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21st February 2020

Seat’s Cupra Leon Brings Supercar Pace to the Masses

Spanish carmaker Seat brings supercar performance to the masses with a Cupra Leon boasting a 0-62mph sprint time of just 4.8 seconds. That type of performance would usually be...

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21st February 2020

Sportscar Concept Offers Track Day Junkies Cockpit AR Instructor

A specialist sportscar maker is promising to install performance enhancing gamification into its BEV supercar. Track-day addicts could get the chance to experience in-cabin augmented reality (AR) to help...

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20th February 2020

Kia and Hyundai’s IoT Potential Gearbox Opens Expert Driving to All

Maximus’s inspiration to his Roman troops in Gladiator, “Imagine where you will be and it will be so”, seems pertinent to Hyundai Group’s proposed internet connected gearbox and my...

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20th February 2020

JLR’s Fantastical Autonomous Dream

Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled its vision of an autonomous future with images of a shuttle-like concept vehicle. Its Project Vector imagines a driverless mini bus styled vehicle whose...

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20th February 2020

Diesel Powertrain Remains for Kia Sorento

While news that the new fourth generation Kia Sorento will boast a self-charging hybrid powertrain option is less than surprising, its diesel sibling will raise a few eyebrows. The...

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19th February 2020

Renault to Unveil Morphoz BEV at Geneva

Renault has released what could be a grille detail of its latest concept BEV to be unveiled at next month’s 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Calling it Morphoz, the automaker...

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19th February 2020

Aiways First Glimpse of BEV Sports Concept

Chinese automaker Aiways has released the first artists’ renderings of its BEV sporting concept to make its world debut at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed the U6ion it...

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19th February 2020

Mercedes-AMG 63 Coupe Gets Uprated V8 Mild Hybrid

Mercedes-AMG has extended its mild hybrid electrified powertrain to the new GLE 63 Coupé boasting up to 605bhp. The beast sports the brand’s EQ Boost starter-alternator 48-volt hybrid system...

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18th February 2020

‘Green Guilt’ Latest Weapon to Promote BEVs

Kia research suggest car owners could be shamed into switching to BEVs by ‘green guilt’ trips from their families and friends. The automaker’s survey of UK automotive consumers found...

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18th February 2020

Toyota to Debut Compact SUV at Geneva

Toyota will use the 2020 Geneva Motor Show for the world debut of a new compact urban SUV. It says all its experience of building large SUVs will be...

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