15th April 2019

Driverless Vehicles Require Cocktail of Positioning Tech

In order for autonomous cars to truly allow hands-free driving in all types of scenarios, improving sensor-based accuracy is a critical challenge to ensure the vehicles know exactly where...


4th April 2019

‘Natural’ Driver Control Promised by Latest Hyundai Virtual Cockpit

Hyundai claims its virtual cockpit will provide a more natural driver control experience thanks to a ‘multi-layer display’ instrument cluster. The steering wheel mounted cluster is heralded as less...

By Phil Oakley


22nd March 2019

Carmakers Must Take Ownership of Future In-Car User Experience

As the world’s automakers work to increase the autonomous capabilities of passenger vehicles and gear up for 5G connectivity, they will also have to reckon with changing consumer demands...


13th March 2019

Nissan Tests AR 5G Linked Tech

Nissan is conducting off-road testing of augmented reality (AR) technology, employing 5G connectivity, to provide imagery to vehicles that cannot normally be seen. The Japanese carmaker has teamed up...


4th March 2019

Tested: 2019 Jeep Wrangler (JL) Rubicon – Tech Takes to The Rough

Jeep may be claiming its new iconic mud-plugger is more focused on broadening its appeal into the lifestyle urban market but the new car is still very much a...


1st March 2019

AR Backseat Experience Could Lyft the Ride

Automotive infotainment is improving but is still a few “parsecs” away from a Star Wars “Dejarik” moment, where passengers are playing augmented reality games in the backseat as they...

By Robert Gray


28th February 2019

Digital Customer Experience Now Key For Automakers

Shopping for a new car used to be a labor of love, or a trip through hell. Some customers enjoyed the trips to multiple showrooms to stroke the flanks...

By Susan Kuchinskas


27th February 2019

Ford Adopts what3words Navigation Solution

Ford has announced it will run the what3words navigation solution throughout its new car models. The carmaker made the announcement at the 2019 Mobile World Congress committing it to...


11th January 2019

BMW & Alibaba Partner to Bring Tmall Genie to Select Vehicles

Alibaba's Voice activated assistant Tmall Genie will allow BMW drivers to explore a variety of infotainment and shopping options while on the road.


9th January 2019

Intel Demonstrates AV Infotainment, Safety Tech

Intel is demonstrating infotainment, route-monitoring, and safety technology it has developed for autonomous vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The tech major is partnering with entertainment giant Warner...


21st December 2018

Kia Claims AI-Based In-Cabin Tech Will Match Driver’s Emotions

Korean manufacturer Kia will debut its AI enhanced in-car entertainment concept at CES 2019 next month. Its ‘emotive-driving’ concept, dubbed the Real-time Emotion Adaptive Driving (R.E.A.D) System, claims to...


17th December 2018

Tested: TomTom Rider 550 For The Adventurer at Heart

Satellite navigation is only slowly coming into the two wheel market with a comparatively few motorcycles and scooters offering even as an option. So, the launch of the latest...