Technology

At HP Reinvent, the company announced its bold vision for print sustainability – pledging that every page printed with HP will support a forest positive future, carbon neutrality, and materials designed to reduce the impact to the planet. Built on HP’s longstanding commitment to environmental innovation, this new vision supports HP’s ongoing efforts to deliver the company’s most environmentally sustainable product portfolio while transforming their business to a more efficient, circular, and sustainable model. 

Hyundai has announced plans to introduce new ‘digital key’ technology on future models, allowing drivers to unlock and start their car via a smartphone. Selected new cars will start offering the technology during 2019. Users will download the digital key as an app, with each car allowing up to four authorized devices.

The new P Zero tyre has seen off its toughest opposition. Pirelli’s flagship tyre has claimed first place in a test organised by respected German magazine Auto Bild, which carried out a comparative test of 11 tyres for its Auto Bild Sportscars publication – all of which were vying for the accolade of best summer tyre. The size chosen by the German journalists to test was 245/45 R18, the fitment from which Pirelli identifies top of the range equipment. This is the market sector that the Italian firm is focussing on most. The car used for the German test was the BMW 530d: a sports saloon that can put out 265 horsepower and 620 Nm of torque.

In early March, the first production version of the all-new Toyota GR Supra rolled off the production line at the Magna Steyr, Graz Plant in Austria. But customers shouldn't get their hopes up of getting their hands on the first production model--this one is already taken.

OPPO announced today that its first 5G smartphone has successfully passed 5G CE tests conducted by Sporton International Inc., a global inspection services authority, and was awarded a 5G CE certificate by CTC advanced GmbH. OPPO’s 5G smartphone, which was showcased at MWC 2019, is also the first multi-frequency, multi-mode, and multi-EN-DC combination 5G smartphone to be approved by CTC. As an advocate and a pioneer in 5G technology, OPPO is accelerating the development of 5G smartphones to bring its first 5G smartphone to market in the first half of 2019.