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Fuel prices are the bane of the motorist's life, but you can cut your fuel costs with some simple steps. You’d think it would be easy-peasy,...

What to expect from Ford SYNC 4

Ford’s infotainment system has been overhauled but what is the Ford SYNC 4 system and how does it work? Manufacturers are racing to fit bigger...

What is Ford EcoBoost and how does it work?

Everything you need to know about Ford’s high efficiency EcoBoost engine technology. Climate change and fuel economy mean motorists are becoming increasingly conscious of the...

What is BMW xDrive and how does it work?

Everything you need to know about BMW's xDrive all-wheel drive system. The rise in popularity of SUVs and the increasing power outputs of today’s performance...

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We explain how locking wheel nuts work, and what to do when you lose your locking wheel nut key. The expensive and eye-catching alloy wheels...

What is BMW iDrive and how to use it

BMW's iDrive in-car control and infotainment system explained: what it does and how to use it. With in-car technology getting more and more complex, it’s...

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Simulator experiments with ADAS are repeatable and avoid adverse influence from weather, traffic or the time of day. Advanced driver assistance features have been around...

Can you tow with an electric car or a hybrid?

EVs have graduated beyond second cars and many now have impressive hauling capabilities

What is Audi’s Virtual Cockpit?

We give you the lowdown on Audi's hi-tech dashboard display screen, the Virtual Cockpit

Top 10 ways to improve your electric car’s range

From route planning to regenerative breaking, these are our tips for getting the most out of your EV

Analysis: How coconut shells improve car suspension

Activated carbon can adsorb six times more air than its own volume, transforming the ride of premium cars. Ingenious ideas come in many shapes and...

How traction control helps keep cars safe

Both two- and four-wheel drive cars benefit from traction control, which sometimes involves several different electronic systems. Traction control is pretty common these days. In...

Manual vs automatic – which should you choose?

The pros and cons of changing gears yourself, or letting the car do it for you

Hybrid vs plug-in hybrid vs electric cars: What’s best?

Should you buy a hybrid, plug-in hybrid or electric car? We examine the pros and cons of today’s electrified powertrains.

Guide to towing with an electric car, hybrid or plug-in hybrid

Is an EV, hybrid or plug-in hybrid a good tow car? Read our guide on towing a caravan or trailer with a hybrid or...

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