Mini’s three- and five-door hatchback and convertible have been treated to the subtlest of facelifts for 2018, appearing for the first time in the metal at the Detroit motor show. The understated design changes, mostly to incorporate new LED lights, are also matched with minor tweaks to the range of engines. However, there’s an all-new optional dual-clutch gearbox and in true Mini style, the range of cosmetic options and ways in which to personalise the supermini has grown even greater.
There are rumours that, in the not too distant future, the VW Golf GTI – the hot hatch staple by which all others are measured – will become fully electric. Purists and diehard Golf GTI fans will fervently object to the concept, but to ease us into such a radical development, VW has produced the VW GTE: a part petrol, part electric hot hatch.
Blending pure driving thrills with a comfortable, continent-crushing demeanour is no small task; the two are almost diametrically opposed to one another. Yet that’s what we demand in a proper GT car, for it to be as relaxing as a limousine on the run to the Alps but for it be as sharp as a sport car as a soon as you hit your favourite mountain pass. As impossible a task as that sounds there are at least ten cars on sale that pair those two attributes with aplomb.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".