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Serenity now! New Kia Sorento has built-in calming sounds to ease the daily grind
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9th Sep 2020
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Serenity now! New Kia Sorento has built-in calming sounds to ease the daily grind

Do you love the sound of rain, the ocean, a fireplace, or crisp footsteps through snow? The 2021 Kia Sorento aims to transport owners to a place of peace and quiet even while they are battling the daily grind. Kia has installed a choice of six built-in calming sounds in the top-of-the-range Sorento seven-seat SUV.
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Joshua Dowling
2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class goes into production at ultra-modern Factory 56
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3rd Sep 2020
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2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class goes into production at ultra-modern Factory 56

The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is already being manufactured at the German brand’s state-of-the-art Factory 56. Located in Sindelfingen (near Stuttgart), Mercedes-Benz says the new plant is among the world’s most technologically advanced, and was designed with improved efficiency, sustainability, digitisation and production flexibility in mind.
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William Davis
Bigger, longer-lasting Tesla batteries are "not far" away, Elon Musk claims
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27th Aug 2020
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Bigger, longer-lasting Tesla batteries are "not far" away, Elon Musk claims

Tesla is "probably three to four years" off producing a high-volume, longer-life, longer-range, more energy-dense battery, according to the electric car maker's CEO, Elon Musk. In a Twitter exchange regarding his consistent hints about the possibility of an all-electric jet, Musk told followers: "400 Wh/kg *with* high cycle life, produced in volume (not just a lab) is not far. Probably 3 to 4 years."
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Susannah Guthrie
Classic Rolls-Royce goes electric
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23rd Aug 2020
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Classic Rolls-Royce goes electric

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William Davis
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23rd Aug 2020
2 min read

Classic Rolls-Royce goes electric

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William Davis
Advanced driver assistance systems 'inconsistent and dangerous' – report
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16th Aug 2020
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Advanced driver assistance systems 'inconsistent and dangerous' – report

Vehicles equipped with advanced driving assistance systems – such as lane-keeping and lane-wander warning technology – behave inconsistently and are potentially dangerous, according to a study conducted by the American Automobile Association (AAA). The study tested so-called 'level-two' autonomous technologies, which allow the car to take over control of steering, braking, and acceleration under some circumstances.
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William Davis
Audi talks tech: Electronic Chassis Platform
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9th Aug 2020
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Audi talks tech: Electronic Chassis Platform

Amid the current covid-clampdown that’s taking place around the world, automotive brands like Audi are looking for new and innovative ways to share news about their new models and technologies. In Audi’s instance those product communications are taking place via Audi Tech Talks, where engineers and executives talk up the brand’s latest and greatest developments. In the most recent, suspension development came under the spotlight.
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Kez Casey