Detroit Motor Show: Audi h-tron quattro concept Hydrogen Car unveiled

Unveiled at the Detroit Motor Show, this is the beautiful looking Audi h-tron quattro concept. A hydrogen-powered SUV, the h-tron quattro is closely related to Audi's e-tron quattro all electric concept car, first showcased at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show. Apart from displaying the possibilities of fuel cell technology, the concept SUV boasts an impressive 600 km…

The Stig to appear at Gadget Show Live to promote AlcoDigital breathalyser test

In what has to be fantastic timing given the interest in Jeremy Clarkson and Top Gear at the moment (can't think why), Ben Collins, otherwise known as The Stig, is to appear at this year's Gadget Show Live at the NEC on April 7th. The show sees breathalyser company AlcoDigital andCollins launch the UK’s largest…

Eutelsat’s satellite broadband helps to bridge the communications gap

In association with Eutelsat What is Eutelsatbroadband ? If you thought satellite technology was just about watching Premiership football or the latest Hollywood Blockbusters you'd be wrong. Increasingly satellites are being used for voice and data communications especially in remote locations or for applications that require greater levels of control. One example is the automotive…

Ford SYNC 3 will include AppLink for voice-controlling apps from your phone

While most of the attention was focused on the Ford GT last week, at the North American International Automobile Show, in Detroit, Ford also took the opportunity to show off the new SYNC® AppLink™ 3.0, which allows projection of moving graphics, such as apps, from your smartphone onto in-vehicle touch screens, as well as control…

Can the Ford GT compete in the supercar world?

At the North American International Automobile Show, in Detroit, last week, the words on everyone’s lips were ‘Ford GT’, and, with thanks to Ford, we got to see it in the flesh at an incredible press conference that blew our minds. However, while the car was incredible-looking, can it measure up to its more experienced…

Ford, Hyundai show off in-car technology at CES 2015

Cars are big at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year, and it's not just the self-driving cars that are being touted. Both Ford and Hyundai have shown off a range of new in-car and semi-autonomous technology at the show - with Ford showcasing its Smart Mobility plan, which it says will take…

Mercedes and Audi unveil self-driving cars at CES 2015

If Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson was dead, he would be spinning in his grave right now - because it seems like the future of motoring is driverless. We know that Google will be road-testing its driverless cars here in the UK this year, and now we see some of the motoring industry bigshots also…

The Digest: Ford dumps Microsoft… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Ford dumps Microsoft for BlackBerry infotainment system | CNN "Ford is upgrading its infotainment system to make it more like a smartphone or tablet - and it is dumping its longtime software provider Microsoft as part of the change. Instead, Ford will use BlackBerry's QNX operating system for the new Sync 3 infotainment…

Iowa launching smartphone driving licenses

Iowa isn't known as "first in the nation" for nothing - the US state is apparently planning legally acceptable driving licenses held on smartphones. According to Des Moines Register, the licenses that will work through a mobile app will be acceptable during traffic stops and when boarding planes for domestic flights from airports in Iowa.…

The Digest: Vinyl is back… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high | BBC News "More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. The figures mark a largely unexpected resurgence in an industry now considered to be dominated by digital.…