Technology

Program Threatens Automakers’ Alleged CV Data Stranglehold
11th October 2018

Program Threatens Automakers’ Alleged CV Data Stranglehold

A program that can enable vehicle owners and component makers to access a connected vehicle’s data will soon be unveiled. The Auto Care Association (ACA) will host three separate...

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9th October 2018

Hyundai Hopes Its Driverless Cars Will ‘Understand’ People

Hyundai is buying into AI technology that ‘understands’ people’s intentions in a bid to accelerate its ambitions in autonomous driving. The carmaker’s corporate and open innovation business, Hyundai Cradle,...

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9th October 2018

EV Charging Networks Partnership in Europe and US

A joint enterprise between two EV charging networks could allow owners to ‘roam’ between networks increasing potential charging points. ChargePoint and EVBox have announced the partnership strategy to begin...

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9th October 2018

Sportscar JV Toyota Supra Online Orders Open

Sportscar fans can now pre-order the latest rendition of the iconic Toyota Supra muscle car online ahead of its official global debut at next year’s North American International Auto...

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8th October 2018

EVs Need Government Subsidies to Thrive, Says Kia

The sales growth potential of electric vehicles is in the hands of government regulators, not carmakers, because price will trump any eco-conscience that consumers may express. That’s the opinion...

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MiX Claims Telematics Will Improve Driver Safety
4th October 2018

MiX Claims Telematics Will Improve Driver Safety

MiX Telematics has agreed to provide its technology to an unnamed North American FMCG company. It claims this will improve company drivers’ safety. The tech being deployed includes MiX...

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LA Ride-Sharing Pilot to Use Mobile Tech
3rd October 2018

LA Ride-Sharing Pilot to Use Mobile Tech

A ride-sharing scheme is being piloted in downtown Los Angeles by a mobile software maker and a public-private partnership. FlexLA is a collaboration between FastLinkDTLA, a consortium of businesses...

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3rd October 2018

TomTom to Supply HERE Owner BMW With Tech

Mapping giant TomTom has extended its global reach by adding the BMW Group to its list of auto companies it now supplies with embedded technology despite the German automaker...

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Volvo Launching Electric Trucks in California
2nd October 2018

Volvo Launching Electric Trucks in California

Volvo Trucks will start demonstrating all-electric trucks in California next year, with a view to commercializing them across North America in 2020. The project is a collaboration between Volvo...

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2nd October 2018

Renault Set EV Eyes on China

Renault has announced its clear immediate EV focus is on the massive potential of the Chinese market. In a world threatened by a trade war between the US and...

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1st October 2018

Hybrids at Heart of Toyota’s Powertrain Future

Hybrid vehicles have a long way to go as a pivotal part of Toyota’s long term powertrain strategy. That’s the opinion of Sophie Ogunbiyi, manager external affairs Toyota Europe,...

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28th September 2018

Pininfarina Signs E-Powertrain Deal for PFO Hypercar

Iconic Italian auto design house Automobili Pininfarina is focusing its future efforts on electrified powertrains with a development agreement signed with Rimac. The automotive electric specialist will provide battery...

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