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Opel Corsa-e: Aside from the subtle ‘e’ moniker and a different set of wheels, the car looks exactly the same as the petrol and diesel Corsas

There’s an odd air at Opel head office in Germany these days: optimism. After 88 years of ownership by General Motors, the takeover by French rival P(...)

For the Fast and Furious generation, the driving fun is certainly there in the new Supra.

It’s billed as the return of a legend, but is the revival of the Toyota Supra really its swansong? Can a two-seater sports car that built its reputati(...)

Ms Franklin was 76 when she died last August of pancreatic cancer. Photograph: Andy Kropa/Invision/AP

Three handwritten wills have been found in the home of Aretha Franklin, months after the death of the Queen of Soul, including one that was discovered(...)

 Tony Franco, co-founder and chief executive of SafeChain, which uses blockchain technology to prevent real-estate wire fraud and digitises property deed and title transfers.

Imagine it’s closing day on your new home. Early in the morning you get an email from the estate agent saying there has been a slight change of plan, (...)

‘It’s easy to do autonomous cars in California or Arizona, where the roads are big, the lane markings are clear, and you have great weather,’ says Cormican

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Valeo, the French vehicle technology supplier, are building up a major hub in the west of Ireland for autonomous vehicle r(...)

The Flint Islamic Centre is an important meeting point for many Middle Eastern immigrants. Photograph: Stephen Starr

It’s a city located in the isolated upper midwest of the United States, but Flint boasts a storied connection with the Middle East. The first Arab fa(...)

The Flint river which city authorities began using as a water supply in 2014. Photograph: Stephen Starr

Five years ago this month, the US city of Flint began its descent into water hell. In April 2014 emergency administrators, charged with saving the cas(...)

Up, up and away: flying cars might solve the problem of traffic congestion in dense urban areas.

We think of them as the flying cars from classic cartoon The Jetsons but they are formally known as electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft, or(...)

 Flint in Michigan has a population of about 100,000 people with 40.1 per cent living below the poverty line.  This man’s home was condemned in January 2016. Photograph: Seth Herald/NurPhoto

Flint was once the epitome of the American dream. Fifty years ago, its neighbourhoods were replete with large, well-maintained single-family homes, an(...)

Dublin placed 32nd in Mercer’s safety ranking. Photograph: iStock

Dublin ranked in 33rd place, ahead of London, Paris and Madrid, in a quality of living survey that took more than 230 cities into account. Human res(...)

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