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  • Just how did Opel shave up to 200kgs off the new Astra? [Sponsored]

    The latest Astra has quite a few interesting features, but Opel has also touted its much-reduced weight, claiming to cut up between 120 and 200 kilograms from the new car (depending on the model). The result is improved fuel economy and comfort as well as a better driving experience, the company said. How exactly did the German automaker manage to shave this much weight from the vehicle though? Fortunately, Opel shed some light on this for us... Where did all the savings come from? For starters, a new manufacturing process and the use of "high and ultra-high strength steel" resulted in 77 kilograms being shed. This accounted for the...

  • 7 awesome gadgets for your next road trip

    R&D departments across the world are filled to the brim with prototypes of the car of the future, and manufacturers working on the next step in the evolution of cars. Self-driven cars, flying cars, accident prevention systems and advanced tracking systems are some of the things to expect from the cars of the future. Companies like Google are also getting in on the action with speculation of Google self-driven cars possibly hitting the mass market as early as 2019. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves; there are apps and gadgets available today, which can transform your car into...

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