Feeds

Ten... stars of the Geneva Motor Show

Eye-catching autos

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Infiniti EMERG-E concept

RH Numbers

Infiniti’s efforts to establish itself as a premium marque in Europe and shed the 'posh bit of Nissan' stigma should get a shot in the arm from this sleek range-extended leccy sports car based on the Lotus Evora. Like the Hyundai i-oniq, the EMERG-E is driven by electric motors: two in this case, producing 300Kw (402bhp). After the plug-in charge is depleted, a mid-engined Lotus-designed and built 1.2-litre, three-cylinder petrol engine fires up to turn a generator. The 0-60 dash takes four seconds and the lithium-ion battery pack is good for 30 miles of stealthy e-driving. Across the combined test cycle, CO2 emissions are said to be a lowly 55g/km - impressive for a 400bhp sports car.

Infiniti EMERG-E concept
Price N/A
Availability N/A
More Info Infiniti

Jaguar XF Sportbrake

RH Numbers

At last, a decent Jaguar estate to wipe away memories of the dreary X-Type, which had far too much Mondeo DNA in its marrow to tempt anyone away from their BMW, Mercedes or Volvo load-luggers. With all new panels from the B-pillar back and a whopping 1,675 litres of space when the rear seats are folded down, the XF Sportbrake adds genuine space to the usual Jag attributes of grace and pace. Engines are carried over from the XF saloon range so expect the bulk of the sales to go to the excellent 3.0-litre, six-cylinder and 2.2-litre, four-cylinder diesel models when the car is launched in August.

Jaguar XF Sportbrake
Price TBC
Availability Q3 2012
More Info Jaguar

Remote control for virtualized desktops

Next page: Mazda Takeri

More from The Register

next story
Bond villains lament as Wicked Lasers withdraw death ray
Want to arm that shark? Better get in there quick
Antarctic ice THICKER than first feared – penguin-bot boffins
Robo-sub scans freezing waters, rocks warming models
Your PHONE is slowly KILLING YOU
Doctors find new Digitillnesses - 'text neck' and 'telepressure'
SEX BEAST SEALS may be egging each other on to ATTACK PENGUINS
Boffin: 'I think the behaviour is increasing in frequency'
Reuse the Force, Luke: SpaceX's Elon Musk reveals X-WING designs
And a floating carrier for recyclable rockets
The next big thing in medical science: POO TRANSPLANTS
Your brother's gonna die, kid, unless we can give him your, well ...
NASA launches new climate model at SC14
75 days of supercomputing later ...
Renewable energy 'simply WON'T WORK': Top Google engineers
Windmills, solar, tidal - all a 'false hope', say Stanford PhDs
Britain's HUMAN DNA-strewing Moon mission rakes in £200k
3 days, and Kickstarter moves lander 37% nearer takeoff
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
A strategic approach to identity relationship management
ForgeRock commissioned Forrester to evaluate companies’ IAM practices and requirements when it comes to customer-facing scenarios versus employee-facing ones.
Driving business with continuous operational intelligence
Introducing an innovative approach offered by ExtraHop for producing continuous operational intelligence.
10 threats to successful enterprise endpoint backup
10 threats to a successful backup including issues with BYOD, slow backups and ineffective security.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?