Technology

Should I upgrade my car’s headlights? Xenon, LED, HID Compared

Mar 19, 2021

Show us ya headlamps. No, not those ones. Headlights are one of the most important bits on your car, so is it worth upgrading them? Every bloke in a ute these days seems to have...

BMW unveils new iDrive with Operating System 8.0

Mar 16, 2021

BMW has unveiled its next-generation iDrive system which is set to appear in showroom models from later this year. It also includes the introduction of BMW’s Operating System 8.0. Following the launch of Operating System...

Ford teams up with Google, switch to Android on-board services

Feb 03, 2021

Ford has confirmed it is working with Google to see a rollout of Android-based systems for future Ford and Lincoln vehicles. The two companies will also work to further develop on-board apps and services via...

Jaguar Land Rover announces advanced composites project

Jan 27, 2021

Jaguar Land Rover has announced it is broadening its research and development in the area of advanced composite materials, such as carbon fibre, all in the name of reducing emissions and increasing performance and driving...

Mercedes-Benz EQS debuts spectacular MBUX ‘Hyperscreen’ interface

Jan 11, 2021

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a spectacular new digital MBUX interface layout, called Hyperscreen, which will debut on the upcoming EQS fully electric flagship luxury sedan later this year. This is just one of many all-new technologies...

A Guide to Run-Flat Tyres

Dec 28, 2020

Are run-flat tyres a good idea? Run-flat tyres seem too good to be true, so what’s the catch? Like with anything, there are a few downsides. Tyres have come a long way since their inception....

What type of car battery is best for my car?

Nov 23, 2020

You jump in the car, turn the key or push the button and the engine won’t tick over. It could be the battery. Batteries are probably the most important car item that people forget about...

Australian-based Tritium debuts world-first scalable EV charger

Nov 20, 2020

Australian electric vehicle charger producer and global technology company, Tritium, has just unveiled its latest-generation Modular Scalable Charging (MSC) platform. This new charging station system is set to provide more flexibility than ever before for...

Jaguar Land Rover introduces Active Noise Cancellation tech

Oct 09, 2020

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is introducing a new Active Noise Cancellation technology in its vehicles that promises to lower unwanted noises by up to 10dB. Not only does this help to provide a more refined...

Volvo tops 2020 JD Power Tech Experience Index Study

Aug 24, 2020

Results from the recent 2020 JD Power Tech Experience Index Study in the US have revealed which car manufacturers are doing best in the field of technology, and the brands that could need some improvement,...

Porsche 911 GT2 RS gets 3D-printed pistons, gains 22kW

Jul 15, 2020

Remember the days when we used to port heads and turn up the boost to gain power? Porsche has developed a much more modern solution; 3D-printed pistons. The revolutionary technology has just been launched for...

BMW adding Android Auto to its vehicles next year, finally

Dec 12, 2019

BMW has announced it is (finally) adding Android Auto to its vehicle media interface next year. Apple CarPlay has been available for only a little while and it was via paid subscription only until last...