Dominic Tobin

The co-pilot takes over with driverless cars


The key to a driverless future is artificial intelligence, which will enable self-driving cars to take decisions like a human.
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2016 BMW 7-series review


An arms race is raging between makers of big cars. Not over horsepower or even top speed; instead they are battling over spa equipment
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First Drive review: Mercedes-Benz C 350 e Sport (2015)...


The new Mercedes plug-in hybrid is as slick and comfy as you would expect but is fighting a losing battle with its bulk
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First Drive review: Audi R8 LMX (2014)


The Audi R8 was the future once. A prototype appeared in 2003 and was so modern-looking that it became the basis for Will Smith’s car in the film...
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First Drive review: Peugeot 208 GTi 30th (2014)


The hot hatch returned from rehab in a contrite mood. Subtle, practical and quiet, for the past few years it has been trying to rebuild its image...
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BMW 4-series convertible review (2014-on)


As the name suggests, this is the top-down version of the stunning BMW 4-series, a new model name for what used to be the 3-series coupé.
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Kia Soul Mk 2 review (2014-on)


The Soul is an attempt to make sensible family transport a little less dull, mainly by being styled to look as if it’s just left a car tuning workshop...
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First drive review: Jaguar XFR-S Sportbrake


Jaguar has turned its XF Sportbrake into a super-estate by shoehorning a 5-litre supercharged V8 engine under its bonnet and calling it the XFR-S...
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First drive review: Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG Edition 507...


The best way of understanding Mercedes' AMG performance arm is to realise that it has got an addiction to power. Of the bhp variety.
Vauxhall Corsa Mk 3 (2006-2014)

Vauxhall Corsa Mk 3 review (2006-2014)


As one of Britain’s top-three selling cars, the Corsa is everywhere: in car hire fleets and driving schools, and on hundreds of thousands of British...
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BMW 4-series coupé review (2013-on)


Don’t be fooled by the new name, this is simply the coupé version of the BMW 3-series saloon.
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Subaru BRZ review (2012-on)


Buying a hot hatch? Read this first: Subaru BRZ takes a classic formula for driving fun and updates it to create a cracking coupé
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Range Rover review (2012-on)


If youre in the market for a big, luxury SUV and are willing to spend more than £70,000, then the chances are that this brand-new version of...