27th January 2017

Driverless hurdles are less what than wherefore?

It is no longer appropriate to call vehicle autonomy futuristic, especially as we see the automotive industry and the corresponding IT industry rapidly approach Level 4 autonomous capabilities. Most...


6th January 2017

Intelligent cars promise free time, Bosch says

By 2025, highly automated driving will save almost 100 hours per year for the average frequent driver in the US, Germany and China, according to a study commissioned by...


19th December 2016

Weekly Brief: Google introduces stand-alone robot car company Waymo

The new business becomes the overnight leader in autonomous vehicle technologies. Andrew Tolve reports. Seven years after inception, Google’s self-driving cars have finally earned themselves an independent business and...


15th March 2016

When will a car’s tech catch up with digital expectations?

If the internet is to be credited with having any material influence on humankind, near the top of that list must be how it has accelerated our expectations of...


5th October 2015

Weekly Brief: Toyota brings first V2I and V2V tech to mass market

In this week’s Brief: Toyota, GM, Tesla, Audi, Ford, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Lexus, INRIX, PSA Peugeot Citroën, ITS World Congress and Boston Consulting Group.   It’s about...


17th September 2015

Video: Cars of the future must be able to change through their expected life spans


31st August 2015

Weekly Brief: Drivers don’t use in-vehicle tech in their cars

In this week’s Brief: J.D. Power, Verizon Telematics, Android Auto, Wired Magazine, Uber, Carnegie Mellon University, Tesla, Harris Poll, eCall, Garmin, Royal Truck and Equipment and Micro Systems.  ...


6th August 2015

How can we ‘disclose’ a potentially fatal hack?

It is 2015 and we have now had the first recall based solely on a synthesised cyber-attack on an automotive platform. The good news is that the only affected...


25th May 2015

Weekly Brief: Takata airbag recall highlights opportunity for connected car

In this week’s Brief: Takata, BMW, Honda, Toyota, Ford, NHTSA, Continental, Elektrobit, Qualcomm, Daimler, Renault, Apple, TomTom, Coherent Navigation, Google Maps, Waze, HERE Maps, Honda, the Ohio State University,...


20th April 2015

Lack of huge public spending will kill off autonomous vehicles

With the UK’s roads being among the worst in Europe, there seems little chance that the driverless car will ever be a mass-market solution despite the technological capabilities that...


26th February 2015

Weekly Brief: New test procedures and facilities for V2V and V2X on the way

In this week’s Brief: U.S. Department of Transportation, Danlaw, 7Layers, OCS,  Volvo, the Swedish Transport Administration, the Norwegian Public Roads Administration, Boston, Waze, Google, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,...


Talking About a Revolution: Connecting the Dots to Autonomy
7th January 2015

Talking About a Revolution: Connecting the Dots to Autonomy

Auto industry insiders acknowledge a revolution has begun and they must deliver on the promise of the connected car right now or risk losing market- and mind-share to competitors...