7th April 2017

The Disrupters: Navya shuttle slow but sure towards a driverless future

The autonomous shuttle market is heating up with a number of new entrants but Navya was the first to produce and sell them to interested buyers. The company’s first...


10th March 2017

Snow no Challenge for AWD Dodge muscle car

Automakers build a range of vehicles equipped to tackle snowy conditions, carry a load and keep driver and passengers comfortable and happy. It’s safe to say the Dodge Challenger...


27th January 2017

Clean-air rules could freshen Chilean auto market

Moves to curb dangerous levels of pollution from vehicle emissions will boost demand for new cars in Chile, just as the country’s auto market is emerging from a slump,...


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...


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...