Volvo autonomous parking app

Self driving cars will shrink car parking spaces

Volvo autonomous parking appAutonomous cars will solve the problem of ever-larger cars squeezing into no-bigger parking bays, and possibly even help overcome the challenge of too-few inner city parking spaces, claimed Volvo at the 2014 LA Motor Show. Read more

Google self-driving Lexus RX hybrid SUV

Google cars to have assertiveness training

Google self-driving Lexus RX hybrid SUVGoogle cars are to be programmed with pushier, more assertive algorithms after engineers found the current logic unable to square up to less cautious humans. Read more

Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Removing DPF: illegal and costly say experts

Experts are warning that removing a car’s diesel particulate filter (DPF) is not only illegal, it’s also a waste of money.

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Mercedes-Benz S 300 Bluetec Hybrid

Mercedes-Benz S 300 BlueTEC Hybrid (2014) road test review

Mercedes-Benz S 300 Bluetec HybridThe 61mpg Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a reality – but what about the famed refinement? We find out… Read more

Kia Soul EV

Kia Soul EV (2015) first drive review

Kia Soul EVThe Kia Soul EV won’t sell in big numbers – but if you can justify £25,000 on one, you might be pleasantly surprised. Read more

Mercedes-Benz launches Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz launches Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz launches Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand

Mercedes-Benz has revealed it is bringing back the Maybach brand – this time as a formal top-line sub-brand called Mercedes-Maybach. Read more

Fiat 500 not powerful enough for hills, says BBC Watchdog

Fiat 500 not powerful enough for hills says BBC’s Watchdog

Fiat 500 not powerful enough for hills, says BBC Watchdog

BBC’s Watchdog programme slammed Fiat last night, over allegations that its 1.2-litre 500 city car “can barely get to the tip of a hill.”

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