Technology

13 Aug 2018

Fuel-Cell Boost With Horiba Acquisition

The acquisition of FuelCon should bolster Horiba’s test system portfolio for fuel cells, batteries and other e-vehicle components. Precision-instruments manufacturer Horiba announced the acquisition of FuelCon, a supplier of...

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09 Aug 2018

Performance e-Concept from Infiniti for Pebble Beach

Nissan’s premium sub-brand, Infiniti is promising to make a few sparks fly with a new fully electric performance car concept to be unveiled at one of summer’s top auto...

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09 Aug 2018

Auto Tech Threat to Smart Cities, Report Claims

Cars can become both victims and perpetrators of anticipated hacking attacks on smart cities, a report has warned. For a white paper published by researchers at Threatcare and IBM X-Force...

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09 Aug 2018

StreetDrone Gets Hong Kong AV Program Contract

Autonomous vehicle maker StreetDrone has exported a vehicle to Hong Kong for use in an autonomous vehicle technology program. The Oxford company sent a StreetDrone ONE to the Hong...

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08 Aug 2018

Tesla Privatization Probably Wouldn’t Affect Its Cars or Technology

If CEO Elon Musk follows through on an audacious plan to take Tesla private, the move will likely not change the company's plans for autonomous vehicles or other projects.

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07 Aug 2018

Efficiency Boost Claimed by Mahle Variable Valve Timing System

A new variable valve timing system claims to offer performance enhancing properties across management of exhaust gas temperature and save fuel or even an engine braking function. The Mahle...

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07 Aug 2018

Training Self-Driving AI Takes Humans & Automation

Scale, a San Francisco startup, is looking to bring its knowledge of artificial intelligence to the automotive market. So far, the company counts GM Cruise, Uber, Lyft and NuTonomy...

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03 Aug 2018

Double Trailer from SEAT Better for Environment?

SEAT is claiming the largest and most efficient truck in Europe could halve the number of commercial trailers on the road and lower CO2 emissions per trip by 20%,...

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02 Aug 2018

Vauxhall Insignia Gets Super-clean PSA Motor

The PSA Group has a new home for its cleanest, greenest gasoline 1.6-liter engine in the shape of the latest Vauxhall Insignia range, writes Paul Myles. Its four-cylinder direct...

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02 Aug 2018

Aston Martin and Nissan win clean energy boost

Aston Martin and Nissan and among the beneficiaries of a cash injection into new automotive technology innovations by the UK government, writes Paul Myles. The not-for-profit Advanced Propulsion Centre...

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01 Aug 2018

Mercedes A-class infotainment powered by Luxoft

Global IT service provider Luxoft Holding has partnered with automaker giant Daimler AG to develop an advanced software platform for the infotainment system installed in the latest Mercedes A-class...

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31 Jul 2018

Audi Electric Supercar to Rival Aston Martin, Pininfarina

The Audi PB 18 e-tron will make its debut later in August at Pebble Beach, but the carmaker is being tight-lipped about details ahead of the unveiling.

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