Volvo uses Google’s Android tech for the new all-electric XC40

Volvo Cars is rethinking infotainment in the forthcoming fully electric Volvo XC40. Powered by Android, the new infotainment system is claimed to offer customers personalisation, improved levels of intuitiveness and new embedded Google technology and services.

Technology glossary

With the car industry moving at a lightning fast pace, it’s very easy to get left behind. And with evermore complex technology being revealed, we round up the most significant new entries, so you can sound like you know what you’re talking about when you’re next down the pub.

Stayin’ Alive! (Bee Gees 1977)

I shall shortly be shopping for a new car (maybe I should have said ìweî), and it will need to be something pretty functional, like an estate car or an SUV that will cater for a growing family of two very young kids (no more planned!) and a small dog that usually comes with us […]

Updated DS 3 on the way

DS Automobiles is continuing its programme of upgrades following its separation from Citroen as a standalone brand. This time it’s the turn of the DS 3 and the DS 3 Cabrio to enjoy some rejuvenating improvements.

Who’s driving you home?

After Fiat Chrysler recalls 1.4 million cars to fix a software vulnerability, Simon Hacker explores how easy it might be for criminals to tune into your car’s controls. 1 We’ve glanced upon this subject before in this page, but Fiat Chrysler’s sudden recall of a staggering 1.4 million cars in the USA has pushed the issue of […]