RENAULT’S BRAVE NEW WORLD
This is Renault’s latest concept car, a two-seat sports coupe called DeZir. It’s the first car created under new design chief Laurens van den Acker and it’s a stunner. Proving electric cars can be exciting, the prominent grille and the ripple effect on its flanks – if not the asymmetrical scissor doors – may yet make their way through to production Renaults.
ROLLS ROYCE IS MOTORING
Proof that the super rich really don’t do recessions: production at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars is at record levels. The company is currently building 15 Phantom and Ghost models a day. It built 300 cars in June alone, and production is up by almost 200 per cent so far this year.
Owners of TomTom navigation systems can now be guided by the greatest Jedi of them all – Yoda – thanks to a downloadable voice skin. Remember how lost Luke Skywalker got when he went looking for Yoda in the first place? Exactly, he didn’t have a TomTom. Use the force…