Technology

17 Oct 2018

VW’s New Tech to Light Up Roads

Volkswagen is developing new headlights it claims will “improve road safety” by broadcasting information about a car’s future movements “directly onto the road”. The automaker says the new systems...

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17 Oct 2018

Judge OKs $40M Settlement Between Musk and SEC

A federal judge in New York has approved Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk’s claim on Twitter that he had secured funding...

Stephen Lawson

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17 Oct 2018

NIO Takes Aim at US With EV Offerings

Could NIO become the new kid coming to town in the global electric vehicle market? Perhaps, albeit eventually. This summer China’s NIO filed for an initial public offering of...

By Eric Volkman

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17 Oct 2018

Cordless EV Chargers in Californian Parking Lots

Hong Kong’s Lectrifi says it is in talks to trial its latest cordless EV charging pads in tech company parking lots across Silicon Valley. The company claims to be...

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16 Oct 2018

Alliance Claims Platform Can Widen Telematics Adoption

An automotive industry alliance has developed a platform it claims can enable incorporation of telematics systems into vehicles previously unequipped for them. Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a Linux Foundation...

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16 Oct 2018

EV Service Costs Headache for Dealers

A study has shown that EV owners are enjoying a huge dividend on service cost savings, presenting fresh challenges to dealers who will lose out against ICE vehicle revenues....

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16 Oct 2018

Audi Makes Robots Quality Controllers

Audi is claiming to have developed AI capable of performing quality control on its cars. It says the robots it has developed are able to “recognize and mark the...

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12 Oct 2018

Survey: Sustainability, Cost Biggest Fleet Electrification Motivations

A study has found concerns about cost are nearly as big motivations as those around the environment in company managers’ decisions to electrify their fleets. GreenBiz and UPS’ Curve...

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12 Oct 2018

Renault’s Three Energy Deals to Boost EV Adoption

Renault has signed energy supply deals with three of Europe’s major players in a bid to boost the uptake of electric vehicles. The French automaker has announced the signing...

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11 Oct 2018

London’s First EV Tourist Bus Starts Work

London’s first hop-on, hop-off fully electric bus open-top service takes to the streets today to whisk sightseeing tourists around the capital in zero-emission silence. Sight-seeing company The Original Tour...

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10 Oct 2018

Startup Upstream Looks at Data Flows to Secure Connected Cars

In order to better secure connected vehicles, Israeli startup Upstream focuses its attention on what's happening outside the car, and not the data inside.

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10 Oct 2018

London’s Lack of EV Infrastructure Slammed

A representative of London cab drivers has slammed the complete lack of electric vehicle charging points in a substantial portion of the inner city. At an often lively and...

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