Technology

10th April 2019

Ford Hits Back After Keyless Theft Risk Exposed

Hard-on-the-heels of a security alert about its keyless car entry technology, Ford has announced new anti-theft key fobs for its two most popular models. The carmaker had been cited...

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10th April 2019

Nissan Takes EV Punt Where GM Failed

Nissan is gambling on a hybrid system that General Motors tried in Europe and flopped. This high-risk strategy is now part of its wider electrification plan to, eventually, get...

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Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up
8th April 2019

Energy Pricing Models Will Dictate EV Take-Up

Future EV charging models will become the make-or-break factor in the consumer’s decision to buy into BEV transportation. That’s according to Andrew Daga, CEO of wireless charger manufacturer Momentum...

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8th April 2019

Ford LCV Data Harvesting Finds Best Rapid EV Charger Locations

Ford has trialed big data vehicle data harvesting to work out where EV rapid chargers are best installed in London. Data streamed from its connected vehicles has enabled its...

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Toyota Pushes EV Tech With Open Sourcing
5th April 2019

Toyota Pushes EV Tech With Open Sourcing

Toyota is taking an open-source approach to the promotion of its vehicle electrification technologies. It is granting royalty-free licenses for approximately 23,740 patents it holds on electric vehicle components...

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5th April 2019

Hyundai Opens Berlin Innovation Investment Center

Hyundai has opened its third global innovation investment center this time in Berlin, following similar hubs in Silicon Valley and Tel Aviv, Israel. The hub, named Cradle Berlin, will...

By Phil Oakley

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5th April 2019

Toyota Follows Honda Down a Hydrogen Rabbit Hole

Toyota has taken up Honda’s hydrogen fuel generating model that some would say goes nowhere in terms of promoting commercialization of the technology. That’s because it has deployed its...

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5th April 2019

Ford Pitches Electrification on All European Models

Ford is playing catch-up in the race to electrify its range promising to have an electrified version of every model in its European range. It did this during another...

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4th April 2019

Isuzu Claims Oversize Diesel Turbos Could Cut Emissions

Super-sized turbo chargers for diesel engines are claiming a 10% improvement in fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions. Auto specialist SuperTurbo Technologies, say the concept of marrying both turbo and...

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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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