Technology

Fleet Manager, Telematics Maker Launching Single-Unit Hardware
30th October 2018

Fleet Manager, Telematics Maker Launching Single-Unit Hardware

A fleet services company is partnering with a telematics maker to launch a device they claim fulfills fleet managers’ services every requirement in one unit. SmartDrive Systems and Geotab...

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BMW Demonstrates in-Vehicle Graphic Display System
29th October 2018

BMW Demonstrates in-Vehicle Graphic Display System

BMW has demonstrated a system for storing and projecting displays on an unlimited number of a vehicle’s surfaces. RAMSES is an open-source software platform that purports to offer a...

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Weekly brief: Cars Will Soon Become Billboards on Wheels
29th October 2018

Weekly brief: Cars Will Soon Become Billboards on Wheels

Andrew Tolve assesses the likelihood of drivers losing their rear windows to the ad men. Remember the early days of the internet when pundits swore that online platforms would...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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Insurer, Telematics Company Partner for Driver Monitoring Tech
29th October 2018

Insurer, Telematics Company Partner for Driver Monitoring Tech

An insurance telematics maker is joining forces with an underwriter to launch a product that claims to allow fleet managers to monitor their drivers’ behavior. Niche underwriter AmeriTrust is...

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GM Baits Trump With ZEV Program Calls
26th October 2018

GM Baits Trump With ZEV Program Calls

GM has thrown down the gauntlet to US President Donald Trump by calling for a nationwide zero-emissions vehicle program to be established. Trump has made no secret of his...

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26th October 2018

Carmakers Remain Agile in an Uncertain Technological World, Says Citroën

Carmakers are hemmed into a technological cul-de-sac not totally convinced of what the future consumer will be buying. However, for that present consumer, the upside is that there is...

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26th October 2018

Dendrobium EV Hypercar’s Dyson Swipe By Committing to UK Production

While production of an electric car designed by British-born Sir James Dyson is heading off to Singapore, an electric hypercar created by a Singaporean company is committing its future...

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25th October 2018

Tesla Turns a Profit As Company Envisions AV Ride-Hailing

After burning through cash for years, Tesla managed to turn a profit in the third quarter despite more controversy from CEO Elon Musk.

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24th October 2018

Continental, TU Darmstadt Partner on ADAS City Assistant Platform

Continental and TU Darmstat are using machine learning, combined with cameras and GPS, to help drivers make better driving decisions in urban traffic environments.

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24th October 2018

Nvidia: More Computing Power Makes for Safer AVs

In a filing with the US DOT, Nvidia details how more computing power, whether it's in the data center or on the road, is key to autonomous vehicle safety.

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EV Maker to Develop Bulk Electrode Batteries
24th October 2018

EV Maker to Develop Bulk Electrode Batteries

An electric vehicle maker says it is to develop EV batteries with bulk electrodes. The company, Fisker, claims this will make the batteries cheaper, safer, and quicker to charge...

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Air Pollution Worries To Drive Fuel-Cell Sales, Hints Hyundai Study
23rd October 2018

Air Pollution Worries To Drive Fuel-Cell Sales, Hints Hyundai Study

Consumer research by Hyundai suggests clean-air concerns are becoming a major marketing asset for zero emission vehicles. A study of 2,000 UK motorists revealed nearly one in-five worry about...

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