Choosing a car Car features

Car technology and features are changing fast. We explain how stuff works and, more importantly, offer advice on the gadgets you need and the gizmos you don't.

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Automatic gearbox guide

CVT, twin-clutch and conventional autos explained

Car MP3 options

Car MP3 technology

How to play MP3s in your car – whatever your budget.

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Car options

The new car options worth paying for, and those to avoid

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Green car technologies

How hybrid, electric and hydrogen cars work