13th June 2019

Faster Forward: Will Cars Run on Android?

As automakers adopt technologies including facial recognition, voice activation and artificial intelligence, will they all turn to Google Android? Yes probably, according to David Holecek, director of digital experience...


16th May 2019

Navigation? Sat’s Not Always the Way to Do It!

There’s a new smartphone app launched in the UK claiming to alert motorists of accident hotspots ahead in real-time. On the surface, this seems a must-have app especially for...


9th May 2019

BMW Launches Track Day Infotainment in M8 Coupe

The ‘driver’s’ car brand BMW has targeted track-day junkies with an infotainment system geared to help them set personal best times. It has unveiled the new display and control...


7th May 2019

Volvo’s Polestar Targets Infotainment Developers

Volvo’s premium all-electric performance sub-brand, Polestar, is targeting Android developers with its plans for future infotainment platforms. It has presented a media platform designed to encourage developers to create...


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...


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


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.


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...