Sumitomo Rubber is working on new technology that could see car tyres generate electricity while driving.
29 Jul 2019

Using car tyres to generate electricity

Sumitomo Rubber is working on new technology that could see car tyres generate electricity while driving.

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how does car air-conditioning work
29 Jul 2019

How does car air-conditioning work?

Gone are the days of an open window being used to cool down your car’s cabin, now it’s all climate control and even individually adjustable zones. But, how does car air-conditioning work?

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26 Jul 2019

Rivian R1T tank steer video a fake

The video showing a Rivian R1T performing a tank turn has been removed from YouTube after Rivian demanded it be taken down.

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US off-road guru, Chris Collard, has led a recreation of the 1969 Simpson Desert crossing by Ian McDonald who tagged along on the drive as part of the Jeep BFGoodrich East-West traverse of Australia.
26 Jul 2019

1969 Simpson Desert crossing recreated by Chris Collard and BFGoodrich

US off-road guru, Chris Collard, has led a recreation of the 1969 Simpson Desert crossing by Ian McDonald who tagged along on the drive as part of the Jeep BFGoodrich East-West traverse of Australia.

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refreshed 2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport
25 Jul 2019

Refreshed 2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Revealed

The refreshed 2020 Mitsubishi Pajero Sport has been revealed in Thailand today where it’s on-sale now, but we won’t see it Down Under until early next year.

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ZF has successfully demonstrated an external side airbag for cars that doesn’t react like a traditional airbag but predicts the collision becoming an additional crumple zone.
25 Jul 2019

ZF demonstrates external side airbag for cars

ZF has successfully demonstrated an external side airbag for cars that doesn’t react like a traditional airbag but actually predicts the collision and becomes an additional crumple zone.

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2018 Volvo V60 static front three-quarters
25 Jul 2019

Volvo recalling 507,000 vehicles globally because of engine fire risk

Last week Volvo issued a recall for more than 3000 vehicles in Australia, the recall has rolled out globally with 507,000 vehicles caught up because of the potential for the engine bay to catch fire.

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The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has beaten its own lap record of the Nurburgring to set a new four-door production car record of 7min 18.361sec.
24 Jul 2019

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 sets new four-door Nurburgring lap record

The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has beaten its own lap record of the Nurburgring to set a new four-door production car record of 7min 18.361sec.

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automated valet parking
24 Jul 2019

Bosch and Daimler receive approval for automated valet parking test

As car makers continue pushing towards autonomous driving, Bosch and Daimler have announced approval to test their jointly-developed automated valet parking system.

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24 Jul 2019

Can a Rivian R1-T perform a ‘tank turn’ or is it nonsense?

According to the US Patents office, Rivian has trademarked the terms ‘Tank Steer’ and ‘Tank Turn’ with a video purportedly showing it in action, but…

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An all-electric Ford F-150 prototype during a capability test. The battery-powered truck successfully towed more than 1.25 million pounds of rail cars and trucks during the test.
24 Jul 2019

Prototype electric Ford F-150 pulls almost 600,000kg

Prototype electric Ford F-150 pulls 42 F-150s loaded onto 10 double-decker railway cars weighing almost 600,000kg.

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Toyota HiLux SR and SR5 get new nose and DPF burn switch
23 Jul 2019

Safety upgrades see 2019 Toyota HiLux score upgraded 5 stars from ANCAP

Following a range of active safety upgrades for the 2019 Toyota HiLux, ANCAP has upgraded its 5-star rating to include a 2019 stamp.

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Lexus GXOR Concept
23 Jul 2019

Lexus GXOR Concept revealed

Lexus America took its Lexus GXOR Concept to last weekend’s annual 2019 FJ Summit in Ouray Colorado in the US.

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2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
23 Jul 2019

2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid revealed with solar roof charging…

The 2020 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid has been revealed boasting a digital key and a solar roof system to help charge the battery while you’re driving.

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You only really need to wax your car twice a year.
23 Jul 2019

How to remove minor car paint scratches

Does your car have swirl marks in the paint, or maybe a little scratch from a car park ding? Here’s how to remove minor car paint scratches.

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