Technology

20th August 2019

Jaguar Land Rover Developing 3D Infotainment

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is developing a 3D heads-up infotainment display beamed onto the front windscreen. The project, in partnership with the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics at...

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19th August 2019

Mercedes Launches Three Baby PHEVs

Mercedes-Benz has announced three compact urban plug-in hybrids to its electrified EQ range. The models sit in the A and B classes of Mercedes’ overall lineup. They all have...

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19th August 2019

Weekly Brief: A Milestone Week for Electric Vehicles in the UK

Something must be wrong here.  That’s the first thing I thought when I saw Phil Oakley’s article last week on TU Auto, whose headline declared that in the United...

Andrew Tolve

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16th August 2019

UK EV Public Charging Locations Outnumber Fuel Stations

The public locations for EV vehicle charging in the UK now outnumbers traditional fuel stations for ICE vehicles, Nissan says. Nissan’s research shows that there are 9,300 EV charging...

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16th August 2019

PSA Uses Frankfurt to Launch Vauxhall/Opel’s EV Future

PSA Group is using the Frankfurt Motor Show to launch its Vauxhall/Opel brand’s electrified future. It’s particularly significant because the rest of the group’s brands will not be officially...

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15th August 2019

Possible Surge in Premium BEVs Behind New UK Supercharger

An anticipated surge in demand for large premium BEVs in the UK has prompted one company to install a supercharger it claims could cut charge time by half. Sales...

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14th August 2019

EV Charger Claims World First With Pop-Up City Solution

A British start-up is claiming a city EV charging solution with the world’s first pop-up charging street furniture. The UEone from Urban Electric Networks claims to solves the problem...

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13th August 2019

UK Government Report Raises Specter of Hands-Free Comms Ban

Studies showing that using a hands-free phone car connection is more dangerous than drive-driving has prompted calls by a UK government committee to ban the technology. For years safety...

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13th August 2019

First Two Customers Get Hands On Daimler BEV Truck

Customer trials of Daimler Trucks North America’s all-electric heavy haulage trucks have begun. The automaker has announced that two Class 8 battery electric Freightliner eCascadias have been made available...

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12th August 2019

Bosch Pioneers In-Car 3D Display

Bosch has designed an in-car 3D display system, saying it can deliver important information to the driver more efficiently than a conventional screen. The system uses a passive 3D...

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9th August 2019

Tesla Sued Over OTA Range Cut Claims

Tesla could be taken to court over an owner’s claims that it deliberately lowered the range of older vehicles to avoid a fix of allegedly defective batteries. Reuters reported...

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9th August 2019

Chinese City Pledges Huge BEV Taxi Fleet By Year End

A Chinese city has promised to field more than 6,000 BEV taxi cabs by the end of 2019. Xi’an, the capital city of China’s Shaanxi province and home to...

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