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Autonomous emergency braking (AEB)

Auto-braking cars should be subsidised by Government to save thousands of lives

Posted at 11:49, 25 Mar 2014

If more people used cars with automatic emergency brakes thousands of lives could be saved, according to new motor industry research

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Audi driving assistant

Audi self-driving, self-parking cars revealed

Posted at 10:00, 22 Jan 2013

Audi has revealed new autonomous vehicle technologies, which are due to appear in future models

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Lexus automation research vehicle

Lexus not ready to commit to driverless cars, thinks assisted automation is the future

Posted at 7:10, 08 Jan 2013

Lexus used its CES press conference to warn customers that autonomous cars won’t be appearing in the foreseeable future, and driverless cars are unlikely to appear at all

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Volvo promises 'smart' vehicles by 2016

Posted at 10:02, 05 Nov 2012

Puts deadline on first CAR 2 CAR compatible vehicles

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Vauxhall Astra BiTurbo

Vauxhall unveils new Astra BiTurbo, Sports Tourer

Posted at 11:41, 01 Aug 2012

195PS power output from new diesel engine

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Audi R8 2013

Audi details new R8 V8, V10 and Spyder models for 2013

Posted at 11:07, 01 Aug 2012

Adds S tronic transmission option, boosts performance

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Honda HR412E engine

Honda unveils the HR412E engine for its Civic WTCC

Posted at 10:20, 30 Jul 2012

Promises to lead to improved engines for its consumer cars, too

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Volkswagen Beetle

Volkswagen launches new 2.0-litre Beetles

Posted at 10:15, 26 Jul 2012

Includes special-edition Turbo Black, Turbo Silver models

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Alfa Romeo MiTo

Alfa Romeo MiTo launches with TwinAir option

Posted at 9:59, 18 Jul 2012

New engine boosts torque, drops emissions and fuel consumption

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Google self-driving car

Google chair calls for automated vehicle adoption

Posted at 13:05, 13 Jul 2012

Wants to put an end to drunk driving once and for all

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The 55 best Android apps for 2014

[UPDATED 16th April] We take a look at the best everyday Android apps for 2014

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Worried about Google reading your emails? Take control of Gmail's email privacy settings

Google is reading all your emails to show you "tailored advertising". We explain how to regain some control

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Best Android phones to buy in 2014

UPDATED 11/04/2014 - What are the best Android phones to buy in 2014? Read our guide to find out...

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Best mobile phones to buy in 2014

UPDATED 11/04/2014 - What's the best mobile phone to buy in 2014? Read our guide to find out...

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Chromecast apps that let you stream anything from any device

[UPDATED 10 April 2014] Picked up a Chromecast and annoyed that you can only use it for BBC iPlayer, YouTube and Netflix? These apps will let you stream just about anything.

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