Technology

4th April 2019

‘Natural’ Driver Control Promised by Latest Hyundai Virtual Cockpit

Hyundai claims its virtual cockpit will provide a more natural driver control experience thanks to a ‘multi-layer display’ instrument cluster. The steering wheel mounted cluster is heralded as less...

By Phil Oakley

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3rd April 2019

Russian Autonomous Developer Unfazed by Western Giants

While most AV interested eyes are trained on the big US, European and Asian carmakers and tech leaders, a veteran Russian incumbent has made a big push into developing...

By Eric Volkman

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3rd April 2019

Why Green Colored License Plates Are Crucial to Russia’s EVs

How do you know if a new energy car or a conventional one goes down a bus lane? The number plate will be the deciding factor. The idea currently...

By Roma Nazarov

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2nd April 2019

Electrification Leading Toyota’s New Urban LCV

Toyota has chosen the UK as the venue for the global launch of its new compact LCV the Proace City likely to feature its latest hybrid powertrain. The vehicle...

Phil Oakley

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1st April 2019

Gasoline Still In It For the Long Haul

Fossil fuels continue to dominate mobility despite automakers and tech start-ups striving for alternatives, primarily relying on electricity or fuel cells to shift away from gasoline. It’s been a...

By Louis Bedigian

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29th March 2019

EVs Likely to Remain Niche Products

Electric vehicles could remain niche products even if their forecourt tickets can be brought down to compete with ICE vehicles. This was the admission by self-confessed EV zealot and...

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29th March 2019

Agnostic Powertrain Platforms More Flexible, Says PSA

While many carmakers are planning a future with dedicated platforms for electric cars, the PSA Group are taking a more ‘flexible’ approach. According to head of product at Peugeot...

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28th March 2019

Daimler Plans Smart Car Brand Expansion With Geely

Daimler is hoping to supercharge production of its smart car brand by teaming up with China’s Geely car giant. The venture will see the automakers assume equal ownership of...

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28th March 2019

Seat Announce EV Strategy WIth Six New Cars

Spanish manufacturer Seat spelled out its near-term electrification with the addition of six electric and plug-in hybrid models. The strategy, to take the carmaker through the next two years,...

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28th March 2019

Lightweight Tanks Could Liberate Fuel-Cell Car Designers

A German carbon-fiber specialist is claiming to have solved one of the major challenges facing carmakers of hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Traditional hydrogen fuel tanks have to be relatively bulky...

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27th March 2019

JLR Plans Infection-Free Cabin Space

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has revealed it’s looking into ways to protect occupants of its cars from catching a bug from fellow passengers. Its experiments center around using ultra-violet...

By Phil Oakley

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27th March 2019

In a V2X World Street Furniture Poses Cyber-Security Risks

Cyber-security has become a hot topic following several incidents that proved existing, barely-connected vehicles are not 100% safe. It has amplified the concerns for how automobiles will be protected...

By Louis Bedigian

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