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Got a MINI? There’s an app for that.
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15th Mar 2020
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Got a MINI? There’s an app for that.

The line between personal technology and our cars is becoming increasingly blurred, thanks to a new generation of connected vehicles and user technology. This is a series of pieces where we look at the mobile applications available for your car. First cab off the rank, is MINI. MINI Driver’s Guide: Digital owner’s manual for your car, linked to the VIN.
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James Ward
2021 BMW iNext completes extreme heat testing, more styling revealed
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28th Feb 2020
2 min read

2021 BMW iNext completes extreme heat testing, more styling revealed

BMW’s iNext SUV has completed its summer testing as the all-electric model moves closer to a slated 2021 release. New photos released by BMW show the iNext being put through its paces in Kalahari, South Africa to ensure reliability of the electric drivetrain, safety features, exterior and interior parts in extreme heat environments.
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Liam Murphy
Ride-share services like Uber produce more carbon emissions than private cars, study finds
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26th Feb 2020
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Ride-share services like Uber produce more carbon emissions than private cars, study finds

Ride-sharing or ride-hailing services like Uber contribute more CO2 emissions to the atmosphere than their private car counterparts, according to a new scientific report. In the paper Ride-Hailing’s Climate Risks: Steering a Growing Industry Toward a Clean Transportation Future, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) found the use of these services in the United States creates an estimated 69 per cent more pollution than the trips they displace.
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Susannah Guthrie
Car value experts refute Elon Musk's claim that Teslas are 'an appreciating asset'
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13th Feb 2020
5 min read

Car value experts refute Elon Musk's claim that Teslas are 'an appreciating asset'

Car valuers and industry experts have dismissed Tesla CEO Elon Musk's claims that his electric cars will become an "appreciating asset", but have acknowledged that Tesla models will likely outperform other electric vehicles in Australia's used car market over coming years.
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Susannah Guthrie
Fiat Chrysler's Google-based Uconnect 5 infotainment: Over-the-air updates, wireless Android/Apple connection
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4th Feb 2020
2 min read

Fiat Chrysler's Google-based Uconnect 5 infotainment: Over-the-air updates, wireless Android/Apple connection

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has revealed the design and features of its new Uconnect 5 infotainment system. As revealed last year, Uconnect 5 is based on the Android mobile operating system. The underlying hardware now includes 6GB of memory, up to 64GB of flash storage, and a faster processor said to make the whole system five times faster than today's iteration.
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Derek Fung
2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype photographed
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31st Jan 2020
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2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype photographed

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William Stopford
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31st Jan 2020
2 min read

2021 Mercedes-Benz EQS prototype photographed

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William Stopford