Mobility

22nd September 2017

Ford, Microsoft pioneer mixed-reality design

Somewhere between the visceral feel of a hard clay or foam model and the ether of virtual reality, Ford is experimenting with a new mixed-reality technology that combines physical...

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15th September 2017

5G is today’s need for speed

Once implemented 5G is anticipated to top out at speeds of roughly 20 gigabits per second, very far above even the quickest commercial fibre optics networks on the market...

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8th September 2017

Video: Hybrid radio brings greater marketing power

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25th August 2017

Tested: 2017 Ford Fiesta shows auto tech not yet up to speed

Popularity in sales doesn’t come by accident and driving the latest generation of Ford’s superb little Fiesta compact hatchback it’s easy to see why the car remains top of...

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25th August 2017

Delphi touts 48V/DSF system as inexpensive diesel alternative

Battery-electric vehicles may dominate the landscape someday but it’s the transition between then and now that is capturing much of the focus at supplier Delphi. “How are you going...

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18th August 2017

Weak charging infrastructure may stall EV growth

The launch of affordable long-range battery-electric cars such as the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt EV are generating breathless talk about a coming “tipping point” where BEVs will...

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Vans and drones are natural business partners says Daimler
4th August 2017

Vans and drones are natural business partners says Daimler

Robotics will make inroads into commercial vehicles even before autonomous driving takes the reins, according to Daimler’s future focused designers and engineers. That’s why the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van not...

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31st July 2017

Weekly Brief: Tesla’s ‘dodgem’ for the masses

The wait is over as an ‘affordable’ Tesla electric car comes to market. Andrew Tolve reports. When Elon Musk founded Tesla 14 years ago, he promised to usher in...

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3rd July 2017

Weekly Brief: VW to make V2V standard on first models in 2019

The waters continue to rise in the V2V revolution. Will VW’s deployment break the dam? Andrew Tolve reports. If the dream of vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications comes...

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30th June 2017

Study defends green credentials of EVs, PHEVs

Claims that electric vehicles won’t help reduce harmful emissions are flawed and, instead, evidence suggests EVs can have a major impact on reducing the pollution traced to vehicles used...

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16th June 2017

Automaker to techie: ‘C’mon, if you’re hard enough!’

Carmakers should not fear a head-to-head conflict with Silicon Valley giants eyeing up growth potential in the tech-focused auto industry of the future. That’s the firm belief of Paul...

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12th June 2017

Weekly Brief: Product and services news from TU-Automotive Detroit 2017

The annual connected car bonanza that is TU-Automotive Detroit is behind us. Andrew Tolve reports on the biggest product announcements from the show. More than 3,300 connected car experts...

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