Connected Vehicles

26th June 2019

Telematics Not the Only Answer to Reducing Insurers’ Risks

It wasn’t so long ago that an automobile was a free-ranging universe all its own. The only real connection it had with the outside world occurred when someone inside...

By Eric Volkman

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25th June 2019

Risks Remain to Connected Car Revenue Streams

Connected vehicles are fast becoming in-car companions with everything people expect to enjoy on their smartphones, tablet PCs, smart TVs and on their PCs being made available in their...

By Graham Jarvis

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24th June 2019

FCA Launches In-Car US Shopping

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has launched its version of in-car shopping that allows ordering of products and services on-the-go. The automaker’s Uconnect Market platform is similar to General Motors’ Marketplace...

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21st June 2019

Lada Bales on Plan to Boost UBI in Russia

Bad work attracts bad clients. Years of expensive, albeit inconvenient, service had taught Russian car owners to shun many offerings from insurance companies and buy nothing but mandatory liability...

By Roma Nazarov

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18th June 2019

Design and Testing Keys to Solving Auto Tech Distraction, Says TRL

All in-cabin automotive technology has the capability to dangerously distract the modern motorist. This is the clear finding of the UK’s Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) whose research into the...

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14th June 2019

Voice Assistants Worse Than Drink-Driving, Study Suggests

Using in-car voice activated assistants has been questioned with latest safety research showing hands-free phone operation is as dangerous as driving above legal alcohol limits. A study by the...

12th June 2019

Hyundai Plans AI Cabin Injury Monitoring

Hyundai is planning to use AI as a means to instantly assess personal injuries in vehicle to alert the appropriate emergency services. The system it is developing in partnership...

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7th June 2019

TU-Automotive Detroit 2019 Day 2: Changes are coming to a car near you – both predictably and in ways you’ll never expect

They say change is the only constant, and that might actually be true for the automotive industry. Between the mishmash of mobility services, new ways to purchase or rent...

Louis Bedigian

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6th June 2019

TU-Automotive Detroit 2019 Day 1: Safety takes center stage as the industry grapples with security, autonomy and more

Safety is a critical part of mobility, and yet everyone knows their next car ride could be their last. It’s become the norm; not just in one city or...

Louis Bedigian

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5th June 2019

TU-Automotive Awards 2019: Honoring innovation, incredible success and unparalleled achievements

The hottest awards show of the year commenced on the evening of June 4, 2019. Bringing together the best, most innovative and most accomplished OEMs, Tier 1s, startups and...

Louis Bedigian

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3rd June 2019

Volvo Joins Safety Data Exchange Group

Volvo has joined a consortium of carmakers, service providers and national governments exploring the exchange of traffic safety data generated by cars and infrastructure. This pan-European pilot project, run...

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29th May 2019

ADAS Cuts Risk But Still Raise Insurers’ Costs

The word “revolution” is perhaps used too frequently when pundits talk about connected cars. This is particularly true of the massive vehicle insurance business, which those-in-the-know tell us will...

By Eric Volkman

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