1985 Dacia Duster road test - Throwback Thursday

1985 Dacia Duster road test - Throwback Thursday

The latest-generation Dacia Duster is a triumph of value-for-money motoring, but the original version made a bus pass look tempting

1 September 2016
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Audi Virtual Dashboard

2017 Audi A8 tipped to use next-gen virtual dashboard technology

New philosophy for dashboard instrumentation, infotainment and comfort systems is expected to be installed in next year's new flagship saloon

31 August 2016
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Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupé revealed

Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupé revealed

Mercedes has revealed the milder GLC Coupé variant of its now two-pronged AMG car offensive ahead of its Paris motor show debut

31 August 2016
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BMW Z4 production ends ahead of Z5 launch

BMW Z4 production ends ahead of Z5 launch

The two-seat roadster first went on sale in 2002 and will be replaced by a sportscar developed jointly by BMW and Toyota

31 August 2016
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Tesla unveils fully autonomous Autopilot 2.0

Tesla Autopilot updates could bring fully autonomous functions "in weeks"

CEO Elon Musk has announced an updated self-driving system for Tesla models will come as part of over-the-air software updates

31 August 2016
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Mercedes EQ sub brand rendering Autocar

Mercedes EQ range to lead Daimler EV product offensive

Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, filed trademark applications for a range of names, with ‘EQ’ at the centre of them all; we'll see the first model in Paris

31 August 2016
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Emoji car by Autocar
An emoji display, as imagined by Autocar

Autonomous cars with emoji displays in the pipeline

Drive.ai suggests roof-mounted emoji displays will allow occupants of driverless cars to communicate with those around them

31 August 2016
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2017 Skoda Superb facelift

2017 Skoda Superb facelift to gain 286bhp range-topping engine

Gentle updates give Skoda’s flagship hatch a refreshed look; Seat Leon Cupra 290 unit to be added

31 August 2016
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Mercedes-AMG F1-inspired hypercar Autocar rendering

Formula 1-inspired Mercedes-AMG hypercar to feature Lotus tuning

Rumours gain momentum, suggesting Mercedes' rival for the Aston Martin AM-RB 001 is under development; Lotus involvement could involve chassis set-up

31 August 2016
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Autocar magazine 31 August - out now

Autocar magazine 31 August - out now

Jaguar's electric SUV; Land Rover Defender vs the Congo; why we bought a Mazda MX-5

31 August 2016
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