Technology

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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Renault Announces Chinese EV Acquisition
21st December 2018

Renault Announces Chinese EV Acquisition

Renault is acquiring a stake in a Chinese automaker’s electric vehicle subsidiary. The French automaker said it was buying “a significant part of JMEV”, the EV unit of China’s...

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20th December 2018

EV Not Green Option, Says Prof in Swipe at Zealots

A German economist is calling for the automotive industry to consider future powertrain options on merit instead of “ideologies” in a direct swipe at EV zealots. Professor Ulrich van...

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Porsche Launches Ultra-Rapid Charging Station Prototype
19th December 2018

Porsche Launches Ultra-Rapid Charging Station Prototype

Porsche has presented a prototype ultra-fast electric vehicle charging station it claims can provide 450kW of power. The automaker says its test vehicle, which claims a net battery capacity...

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19th December 2018

Carmakers Must Consider EV Buyers’ Different Habits

Online carbuyers are increasingly hunting for EV transport solutions but in a markedly different way than traditional ICE consumers, according to a UK car brand analyst. It claims EVs...

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19th December 2018

Dyson Could Clean-Up with Niche EVs

UK brand Dyson, long known for its quirky or innovative takes on consumer electronics, is leaping ahead several degrees of product category into the manufacture of battery electric vehicles....

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17th December 2018

2018: A Pivotal Year for Black Hat Cyber Attacks on Connected Cars

As 2018 comes to a close, a new report from Upstream Security finds that the number of cyber attacks against connected vehicles is increasing.

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Nissan Offers Hawaiian Leaf Buyers Free Charging
17th December 2018

Nissan Offers Hawaiian Leaf Buyers Free Charging

Nissan is partnering with two electric vehicle charging companies to offer buyers of new Leafs in Hawaii free rapid charging for two years. The automaker is joining forces with...

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17th December 2018

Consumers Shunning Diesel Cars Blamed for More JLR Job Cuts

A further 5,000 jobs could be cut at UK carmaker Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) with much of the blame put on the slump in diesel engine sales. While industry...

14th December 2018

VW’s Sustainability Council Predicts Clean Energy Future Strategy

As part of Volkswagen’s on-going mea culpa following the Dieselgate scandal, its first Sustainability Council’s report is predicting a carbon-free powertrain future. The eight-member international panel, including climate change...

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13th December 2018

Enabling Automakers to Deliver Customer Trust & Seamless User Experiences

Fabian Kuhn, Global Account Manager for automotive at G+D Mobile Security, explains the vital importance for automakers to deliver secure connectivity, performance and customer convenience.

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13th December 2018

Simulator Claims Big Advance in Carmakers’ ADAS Understanding

A simulation company has unveiled its latest laboratory environment it claims will help carmakers assess human interactions with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and artificial intelligence (AI). The latest...

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