Technology

7th January 2019

Infiniti NAIAS Concept Shows EV Strategy

Nissan’s premium sub-brand Infiniti will debut its all-electric luxury SUV at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) next week. Called the QX Inspiration, the carmaker says it...

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7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

Nissan Avatars to Let Drivers ‘See’ the Invisible
4th January 2019

Nissan Avatars to Let Drivers ‘See’ the Invisible

Nissan’s virtual reality technology claims to help drivers ‘see’ objects that should be invisible to them. At CES 2019, the carmaker will demonstrate its invisible-to-visible (I2V) system, just to...

Paul Myles TU-Editor

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4th January 2019

Aptiv & AI Specialist Affectiva Want to Know How Drivers Feel

Aptiv and Affectiva are using machine learning and artificial intelligence to find out what drivers and passengers are thinking and feeling.

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The Disrupters: Three-Wheeler Pointer to Wheels Coming Off EV Wagon?
4th January 2019

The Disrupters: Three-Wheeler Pointer to Wheels Coming Off EV Wagon?

It’s not exactly a reinvention of the wheel but the three-wheeled car has returned as a Canadian EV maker launched a new model. Electra Meccanica from Vancouver has opened...

By Robert Gray

3rd January 2019

Tesla’s Price Cut Hints at Limits to EV Demand

A new SEC filing from Tesla shows that selling electric vehicle technology is more difficult than the marketing hype has indicated.

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Volkswagen Previews Mobile EV Chargers
2nd January 2019

Volkswagen Previews Mobile EV Chargers

Volkswagen is previewing mobile rapid electric vehicle chargers it is developing which it claims function like power banks. The automaker says they can be set up temporarily, have a...

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2nd January 2019

Hyundai Fingerprint Tech Claims Five-Fold Increased Security

Following the trend for mobile device technology gravitating into the auto world, Hyundai is claiming a world first in bringing fingerprint recognition into its range. It says its automotive...

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28th December 2018

Electric Supercars Cater to the Eco-Conscious Ultra-Wealthy

In 2018, many of the world’s top automakers went electric, boasting eye-watering acceleration and wallet-emptying price tags.

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Electronics, AI Companies Partner for Infotainment System
25th December 2018

Electronics, AI Companies Partner for Infotainment System

An electronics heavy hitter and a robotics company are joining forces to launch an infotainment system offering advertisers additional metadata on vehicle occupants. At next month’s Consumer Electronics Show...

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24th December 2018

Autonomous & Connected Vehicles Must Be a Top Security Priority

A Frost & Sullivan report warns OEMs should make cybersecurity a top priority for self-driving cars, and start preparing for future threats now.

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Non-EVs Losing London Charge Exemptions From 2021
21st December 2018

Non-EVs Losing London Charge Exemptions From 2021

London’s mayor and transit authority are removing exemptions from the city’s congestion charge for all non-zero-emission vehicles from 2019 and all non-electric vehicles from 2021. The move will boost...

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