Tech

‘Urbanfilter’ designed to stop microplastics in their tracks
​The Audi Environmental Foundation has developed filters to help prevent tyre wear particles and environmentally harmful substances from being washed into sewers and water courses
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Mercedes-Benz to accept liability for level 3 accidents
​Mercedes-Benz has confirmed it will accept legal responsibility for collisions that occur in cars fitted with its upcoming Level 3 Automated Lane Keeping System, dubbed ‘Drive Pilot’.
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VW ID software update: faster charging and new features
​Volkswagen has launched a software update for its all-electric ID. models, improving charging speeds and ushering in new driver assistance features.
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EV drivers now face an eco-backlash
Call me naïve but an ongoing story in the national press has left me feeling not so pumped
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AMG’s new generation turbo changes the game with Formula 1 technology
​Turbochargers have come a long way since 1962 when an Oldsmobile arrived on the market with a forced induction engine dubbed JetFire
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JLR’s technology push
​Jaguar Land Rover has announced a new strategy to accelerate next-generation technology and sustainability to support its ‘Modern Luxury’ vision for the business
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Tyre safety warning
​Following recent proposals to change the annual MoT to a two-yearly test, a charity dedicated to raising awareness of the dangers of defective tyres is asking the government to reconsider the idea.
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New 2023 Porsche 911 Sport Classic most powerful 992 manual available
​The second of four new limited-run Porsches to be released under the manufacturer’s Heritage Design banner, the new 992 Sport Classic takes heavy influence from the Carrera RS 2.7 and the more recent 997 Sport Classic
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How it works - green electricity
​As we've pointed out previously, the benefits of electric power for transport hinges significantly on how green the electricity is when vehicles are charged
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Peugeot offers 3D Printed Accessories
​Peugeot is breathing new life into its car accessories range, thanks to 3D printing technology. Now available in the Peugeot Lifestyle online store, the range kicks off for the 308 with add-ons include a sunglasses holder, phone, card and drinks holder.
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Ford tests smart traffic lights
​Ford is testing connected traffic light technology that could turn green for ambulances
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Revolutionising in-car sound
​Brit firm Warwick Acoustics is aiming to disrupt the £6 billion in-car audio market with innovative Electro Acoustic Panels, based on its patented Electrostatic Loudspeaker technology
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Lotus unveils 592bhp Eletre SUV
​Lotus has embarked on a new era with the launch of the Eletre all-electric ‘Hyper-SUV’, which is the first car in a new line-up
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Nissan parks EURO 7 in favour of electrification
​Nissan has confirmed it will not invest in passenger cars to meet the Euro 7 emissions standards, with no new purely combustion engine-powered models arriving in Europe from 2023 onwards.
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Ageing of the electric vehicle
​Most readers will be aware of the degradation effects of ageing in electric vehicles with lithium-ion batteries, which are primarily related to the crystal structure and chemistry of the electrodes
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Setting the Alfa Romeo’s new Tonale
So we’ve finally seen Alfa Romeo’s new Tonale in the flesh and had a good prod around it. What do we make of it?
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Could LPG make a comeback in new improved ‘bio’ form?
​Fifteen years ago or so, a mate of mine used to work for the Co-Op. And into his shop, one day, sauntered a reasonably well known former rock star
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BMW i7 testing
Development of the forthcoming BMW i7 continues with focus now turning to acoustic testing. BMW has been refining the acoustics of the car with the aim of ensuring disturbing noises are kept away from occupants.
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