Technology

5th September 2018

Mercedes Pointer to EVs as Mainstream

The market for all-electric luxury vehicles is starting to heat up, with Daimler announcing a battery-powered Mercedes crossover SUV as BMW and Audi prepare their own new models. Daimler...

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5th September 2018

At Last Mercedes Enters the EV Bull-Pit

It might be seen as something of a Johnnie-come-lately but Mercedes-Benz, two years after showing its first all-electric concept vehicle at the Paris Motor Show, has unveiled its new...

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4th September 2018

PSA Promises Smart Assistant in Vehicles by 2020

The PSA Group has promised to have a smart assistant in its vehicles within the next two years. It has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Silicon Valley start-up...

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3rd September 2018

LG and Luxoft Team to Target Automotive HMI

A new connected device operating system targeting the automotive industry and robotics has been launched by two digital giants. IT service provider, Luxoft Holding, has partnered with LG Electronics...

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3rd September 2018

Weekly Brief: Even a ‘Supercar’ Made of Lego is Now Possible

Don’t try to predict the future of automobiles these days, says Andew Tolve. Guessing what the future will look like is a dangerous business. Just look at the Bugatti...

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30th August 2018

Pebble Beach: Still Classic, Still Luxury, Now All-Electric

While the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance remains a tentpole on the calendar of classic car aficionados, this year luxury carmakers unveiled a number of high-end, fully electric vehicles.

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29th August 2018

Daimler Joins Electric Supercar Shootout with Vision EQ Silver Arrow

Evoking the glorious roadsters of yesteryear with 21st century horsepower, the Vision EQ Silver Arrow is an all-electric supercar for one. Storied German automaker Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles,...

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28th August 2018

Backing Away from Privatization Only Ended One Act of Tesla’s Drama

It’s the sudden end of Tesla’s short-lived effort to go private calmed one storm but it’s not smooth sailing yet. The much loved electric-car pioneer company still faces a...

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27th August 2018

Audi’s EV Power Race Proves Bigger Still Better in Autos

The triple battery electric roadster is aimed at racing aficionados. It may lack luxury trappings but it shines with state-of-the-art technical specs. German automaker Audi took the wraps off...

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23rd August 2018

UK Fleets Drivers Mystified by ADAS, Study Claims

Company car drivers in the UK find current ADAS features too confusing with one even thinking the dash coffee alert light was just pointing out the location of a...

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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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