Technology

9th January 2020

Hyundai Takes Vehicle Position Accuracy From Feet to Inches

Hyundai says it has designed a more accurate vehicle positioning system, boasting that it will take accuracy from multiple feet to fractions of an inch. The Korean automaker claims...

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9th January 2020

Calls for More EV Chargers Disregards Possible Flat Demand

It has been claimed that there will need to be 15 times more EV chargers in the EU by 2030 if it is to go climate neutral, according to...

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9th January 2020

Renault’s Electrified Brussels Double Act

Renault will debut two electrified powertrains at 2020 Brussels Motor Show including a self-charging hybrid and a PHEV. The urban focused Clio E-Tech hybrid will target city dwellers with...

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8th January 2020

Cheaper LiDAR Sensor Brings Trade Offs

The cost of LiDAR sensors for autonomous vehicles is decreasing, with one company claiming the first $100 unit. Naturally, Velodyne’s Velabit is not able to cover 360-degree capability of previous spinning sensors,...

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7th January 2020

Mercedes Goes Avatar While Sony Eyes Up Automaking

Mercedes has unveiled a concept car at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, with the car featuring no steering wheel and ‘bionic flaps’ on the rear. These bionic flaps look...

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7th January 2020

Toyota Fuel Cell City… Heaven or Hell?

Toyota wants to build a fuel-cell city as it plans a hydrogen energy future in the shadow of the famous Mount Fuji in Japan. Yet, for some, the town, dubbed the Woven City unveiled at the...

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6th January 2020

5G Harnessed to Alert Drivers of Pedestrians in Vehicle Path

A 5G-powered ‘vehicle-to-pedestrian’ system claims to alert drivers when a pedestrian is in their vehicle’s path. Developed by Samsung subsidiary Harman, vehicle-to-pedestrian uses low latency 5G scanning and peer-to-peer...

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6th January 2020

Weekly Brief: International Fugitive Carlos Ghosn Steals Auto Spotlight From CES 2020

Former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn became an international fugitive last week when he fled his home in Japan in the middle of the night. Ghosn was arrested by Japanese...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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6th January 2020

Next-Gen Driver Monitoring Can Detect Emotions, Expressions

Swedish tech company Smart Eye’s ‘next generation’ driving monitoring system is able to detect changes in emotion or expressions on the faces of drivers. By using interior sensors in...

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6th January 2020

Citroën Goes on Electric Offensive With New Hybrid SUV

Citroën has announced a new hybrid vehicle as it aims for its goal of offering electrification on every model by 2025. The C5 Aircross SUV Hybrid will achieve 31...

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3rd January 2020

Tested: Škoda Superb L&K 2.0 TSI DSG – the Here and Now Super-Urban Solution

Speak to almost any European car dealer and you will hear the lament that diesel sales continue to plummet amid urban air quality concerns. However, this trend has revitalized...

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2nd January 2020

Deep Learning ADAS Breakthrough Demo at CES

A deep learning model is claiming a 25% uplift in ADAS accuracy ahead of its demonstration at 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Automotive product engineering and lifecycle services company,...

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