Technology

22nd August 2018

WaveSense GPR Technology Scans the Road Beneath the Vehicle

A start-up founded by MIT graduates focuses on the ground beneath the vehicle with a radar system that helps avoid obstacles and stay on the path. WaveSense announced the...

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20th August 2018

Being at End of ICE Age, Doesn’t Mean Anytime Soon

Alternative fuels are gaining popularity but combustion engines will still rule the roost for many years yet, Eric Volkman discovers. Is the internal combustion engine (ICE) roaring towards extinction...

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20th August 2018

Domestic EV Charger Makes Old Tech ‘Smart’

One of the biggest stumbling blocks to consumers thinking of electric vehicles as family transport are a myriad of charging issues, among them the problem of overloading domestic electricity...

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Utility EV from Tropos Claims Quadrupled Range
20th August 2018

Utility EV from Tropos Claims Quadrupled Range

Tropos Motors has launched a new electric low-speed vehicle (LSV), claiming a range four-times greater than previous incarnations. The company claims the ABLE XR, part of its eXtended Range,...

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17th August 2018

Infiniti EV Prototype 10 Follows Prototype 9 … Who Knew?

Infiniti has announced the name of its latest electric performance concept car to be unveiled together with an artist’s rendering, writes Paul Myles. Unsurprisingly, and possibly a little unimaginatively...

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16th August 2018

AI Commonplace in 10 Years, Say a Third of UK Managers

Nearly a third of UK companies believe artificial intelligence (AI) will be a common feature of business inside the coming decade. Research by TomTom Telematics has shown 32% of...

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ZF Marshall Updates Camera Designed for ADAS Platforms
16th August 2018

ZF Marshall Updates Camera Designed for ADAS Platforms

As autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles develop, cameras will play an integral role in keeping them on the road and away from other objects. The US-based manufacturing arm of German...

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13th August 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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9th August 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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Auto Tech Threat to Smart Cities, Report Claims
9th August 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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Tesla Privatization Probably Wouldn’t Affect Its Cars or Technology
8th August 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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7th August 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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