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E-boost technology sheds new light on diesel performance

Manufacturers are constantly trying to find new technologies and innovations to better their cars, and Audi may have stumbled upon a concept that may well redefine how engines perform in future. ...
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How to Get More Power From a Smaller Engine

Engine capacity used to be the most important engine parameter that defined performance. But that’s no longer the case. We investigate Volvo’s new Drive-E engines, currently at the forefront of the ...
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Audi showcases piloted parking [video]

Audi is developing a system that will allow your car to park itself in an underground parking garage. ...
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Tenneco on Tour

  First a bit of history: Monroe developed the first automotive shock absorbers – in 1924. This company started life in the USA, state of Michigan and the village of Monroe.  ...
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PSA Peugeot Citroën Air Hybrid: a step towards the 2 L/100 km car?

PSA Peugeot Citroën has unveiled its latest eco-friendly technology offering. The Air Hybrid powertrain will see the company’s compact offerings edge towards the 2 L/100 km car when it goes into ...
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Next-gen S-Class to bristle with safety tech

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class will feature a raft of innovative safety features ranging from camera-actuated braking to an autonomous collision avoidance system. ...
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2013 Porsche 911 Turbo to get four-wheel steering

A reliable source at Porsche has confirmed that the next-generation 911 Turbo will feature an innovative four-wheel steering system to further sharpen its dynamic prowess. ...
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Carbon neutral fuel for your Audi?

Audi will be opening its first e-gas plant next year to produce natural gas to supply 1 500 of their new A3 Sportback TCNG vehicles (a first production compressed natural gas vehicle ...
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BMW’s 2013 M3 engine exposed

Images of the powerplant earmarked for BMW’s F80 M3 have emerged on the ‘net and give some clues as to how the engineers at the M division plan to eke more ...
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New tech blocks driver’s mobile signal, rats them out to the police

India’s Anna University of Technology is developing a system capable of blocking a driver’s cell phone signal while allowing passengers to use their phones. What’s more, it calls the cops if ...
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BMW ConnectedDrive: iDrive goes into overdrive

3D navigation, SMS and email functionality through dictation, internet hotspot inside car and smartphone third-party applications downloaded to your vehicle – welcome to BMWs latest ConnectedDrive functionality. Smartphones have changed the ...
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International Engine of the Year winners announced

Ford came away with top honours and joined Ferrari and BMW in cleaning up at this year's International Engine of the Year awards. ...
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