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Will Williams carbon-fibre update change how cars go?

LONDON, England - Williams Advanced Engineering has published a White Paper to showcase its proprietary, patent-pending, innovations in carbon composites and the benefits they offer not only to the automotive industry The company has developed two pieces of ''innovative'' technology that, it says, ''promises a step change in the affordability of composites''. Known as 223… Continue reading Will Williams carbon-fibre update change how cars go?

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World-first secondary crash bags on way from Kia

Protection coming for a second impact Happens in 30% of all road collisions Kia on the ball chasing fewer impact injuries SEOUL, South Korea - Future Kia road vehicles will have double crash-bag technology to improve protection of humans in a multi-impacy collision. Automaker Kia, part of the Hyundai organisation, intends to improve crash-bag performance… Continue reading World-first secondary crash bags on way from Kia

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New role for autonomous cars: Tyre-tests for gravel

Any tyre test-track no longer needs a driver Automation means better processes, accurate results Automated Cruising Chauffeur luxmobile used HANOVER, Germany / Uvalde, Texas - Tyre manufacturer Continental has commissioned what it believes is the first driverless tyre-testing vehicle for a wide range of road types at a test site in Uvalde, Texas. The new… Continue reading New role for autonomous cars: Tyre-tests for gravel

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Tech to the rescue to cut car-sales fraud

LONDON, England - Advanced facial recognition allied to artificial intelligence has been introduced by online vehicle retail specialist BuyaCar.co.uk to protect customers from online fraud. The business, in trying to create seamless and convenient vehicle purchases, says facial recognition has been added to what is described as ''an unrivalled suite of anti-fraud measures''. Online fraud… Continue reading Tech to the rescue to cut car-sales fraud

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Hyundai brings whole new meaning to ‘touch ‘n go’

World-first fingerprint tech for Hyundai Pads will unlock, start and adjust everything Updates will be done automatically LONDON, England - Hyundai has announced the pending introduction of fingerprint technology to unlock and start its vehicles from 2019. First to be equipped will be Santa Fe SUV units to be released in some world markets within… Continue reading Hyundai brings whole new meaning to ‘touch ‘n go’

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Sick of being car-sick? Here’s an answer from Citroën

PARIS, France - More than 30-million people in Europe are believed to succumb to chronic travel sickness so automaker Citroën has created SeeTROËN, the first eyewear intended to eliminate motion sickness. The principle is said to be simple – the lenses contain a coloured liquid that maintains the horizon line to resolve conflict between vision… Continue reading Sick of being car-sick? Here’s an answer from Citroën

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Arc Vector: You’re looking at the future of motorcycling

Ground-breaking haptic ride-wear, connected  helmet Safest, most fulfilling, battery-bike experience yet It also has a 'human machine interface' PRETORIA, Gauteng - InMotion Ventures, Jaguar Land Rover’s venture capital fund, has revealed its investment in Arc, which today (Nov 6 2018) unveiled  the Vector – the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle. It also has a ''human machine… Continue reading Arc Vector: You’re looking at the future of motorcycling

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Bentley creates luxury mobile office and entertainment space

Bentley claims world's fastest car WiFi 'Future-proof' with multiple simultaneous services Viasat to deliver new high-powered system CREWE, England - Luxury automobile builder Bentley has announced its 'Advanced Connectivity' system while claiming it's ''the world’s first super-fast, reliable and secure in-car WiFi system''. Bentley says its customers will be able to benefit from uninterrupted mobile network… Continue reading Bentley creates luxury mobile office and entertainment space

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Merc AMG A 35 4Matic: Small is beautiful – and fast

Merc thinks small - but does superhot Two-litre AMG engine makes, er, read on... ...and the limiter comes in at 250km/h AFFALTERBACH, Germany - The new Mercedes-AMG A 35 4Matic (combined fuel consumption about 7.4-7.3 litres/100 km; combined CO2 emissions 169-167 g/km) is now available for order in Europe. The heart of the ''entry-level'' AMG… Continue reading Merc AMG A 35 4Matic: Small is beautiful – and fast

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Mercedes names its new hypercar: simply, ‘Mercedes-AMG One’

Yes, it's real - the AMG hypersupercar Supercar from Mercedes ready for Paris show Road and track done - now it's a truck ride AFFALTERBACH, Germany - Mercedes-AMG ONE. That's now officially the name of Mercedes-Benz' future hypercar as it's prepared for it ''reveal'' at the 2018 Paris auto show. AMG says the  badging represents the… Continue reading Mercedes names its new hypercar: simply, ‘Mercedes-AMG One’