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Lexus IS: Updated from spindle grille to chromed tailpipes

Redesigned  spindle grille,  standard diode headlights New wheel-rim design for E and EX grades Revised multimedia systems with 25cm LCD screen TOYOTA PARTNER Lexus has updated its 200t and 350 S Sport IS models for 2017 but is keeping their two-litre turbo (in E or EX grade) and 3.5-litre quad-cam V6. The big news (Lexus' words!)… Continue reading Lexus IS: Updated from spindle grille to chromed tailpipes

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Towers of strength: Nissan plant goes autonomous

Leaf trailer-tractors turn over new system Humans redundant as auto tow-cars hitch-up System could go global - more lost jobs YOKOHAMA, Japan – Nissan has introduced Intelligent Vehicle Towing, an autonomous and fully automated vehicle towing system, at its Oppama manufacturing plant. Nissan has worked on making the relationship between people, cars and society more exciting… Continue reading Towers of strength: Nissan plant goes autonomous

MERCEDES-BENZ VIRTUAL REALITY: Filming on the False Bay coast near Cape Town. Image: MB-SA
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Merc SA leads world with VR adverts

  Cape Town scenery choice for Merc VR Coupes and Cabrios ads lead world 'Capturing hearts and minds' PRETORIA, Gauteng - Mercedes-Benz South Africa has embarked on a series of progressive digital virtual reality video projects - and the results are amazing. Selvin Govender, MB-SA's marketing director, told The Corner in a media release: “Our… Continue reading Merc SA leads world with VR adverts

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This is the most exclusive BMW yet built

Pure carbon-fibre frame, wheel rims Will this be the 2017 BMW for MotoGP? Teaser demo bike at Eicma 2016 in Milan 2017 BMW HP RACE: This is an artist's impression of the final motorcycle. Below are more pictures of the machine as presented at Eicma 2016 in Milan, Italy. Image: BMW Motorrad You're looking at… Continue reading This is the most exclusive BMW yet built

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Queasy does it! Simulator throws up answer to car-sickness

LONDON, England - More and more people are using in-car video screens and tablets and their number will grow as more and more autonomous (self-driving) cars reach the roads - and the old problem of car sickness looks likely to come back. Why? Because instead of concentrating on the driving or, in the case of passengers the… Continue reading Queasy does it! Simulator throws up answer to car-sickness