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27th May 2022

Flexible Car-Share Models Look Most Likely to Succeed

Mercedes-Benz Mobility and BMW’s announcement that they plan to sell their car-sharing joint venture Share Now to automaker Stellantis, the parent company of car-sharing business Free2move, offers Stellantis the...

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25th May 2022

Creating the Driverless Car’s Interior

Privately owned autonomous cars remain science fiction for the foreseeable future but purpose-built self-driving shuttles and taxis are on the road today. New design thinking is reinventing their cabin...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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20th May 2022

Car-Sharing Benefits from Car Sales Slump

In April 2022, new car sales in Russia slumped by 80% from February’s level, even a greater fall than the Covid-related sales crash in 2020. However, the picture is...

By Roma Nazarov

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13th May 2022

BlackBerry Works out of the Limelight towards Better Business

The tech world is full of “pivots” in which a company mostly, or even entirely, changes its business focus. One of the more fascinating pivots in the connected car...

By Eric Volkman

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6th May 2022

Bad Weather Still the Main Issue for Driverless Tech Sensors?

Sensing technology is the powerful tool that gives vision to next-generation automobiles. Equipped with a device array anchored by LiDAR and video cameras, the average advanced vehicle of today...

By Eric Volkman

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3rd May 2022

Standards are Key to Connected Mobility

During this year’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this year the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) presented the latest global advancements of ‘Cellular-Vehicle-to-Everything’ (C-V2X) in the journey towards 5G-V2X. Johannes...

By Graham Jarvis

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29th April 2022

Battery Swap Tech the Smart Option?

For the first time ever, researchers in the University of Lisbon compared the plug-in charging, hydrogen and ICE scenarios against the lesser-known battery swapping scenario. While this long-term study...

By Roma Nazarov

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26th April 2022

Challenges of Making Ancient Cities Smart

In 2009, an earthquake devastated L’Aquila, Italy, killing more than three hundred people in this historic mountain town, and displacing 70,000 more. While rebuilding has been slow, the destruction...

By Susan Kuchinskas

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13th April 2022

EVs Discover that War is Good for ‘Absolutely Nuthin‘!’

Late in February, a number of Russian charging stations operated by a state-owned gen-tailer Rosseti were remotely disabled displaying anti-war messages following the Russian invasion of Ukraine. However, this...

By Roma Nazarov

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8th April 2022

Limitations of ADAS, V2V and V2X Communications

At the end of 2021, Dan Loop, vice-president and general manager of Automotive Edge Processing at NXP Semiconductors, wrote an article in All About Circuits entitled, Understanding ADAS Limitations...

By Graham Jarvis

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6th April 2022

5G Should Accelerate Autonomous Communication

The emergence of 5G is expected to bring forth the exploration of new horizons to connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), as well as to vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication. Erik Varney,...

By Graham Jarvis

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29th March 2022

India Joins BEV Drive towards Battery Swapping

India’s unique infrastructure challenges are forcing it to consider radically different paths to electrification than many other nations. In her Union budget speech early this February, India’s finance minister...

By Roma Nazarov