Technology

Uber Announces Toronto AV Hub Expansion
13th September 2018

Uber Announces Toronto AV Hub Expansion

Uber has announced plans to expand its self-driving hub in Toronto where it develops the AI software used by its AVs. At a press conference in the city, CEO...

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13th September 2018

Hyundai to Unveil Fuel Cell Truck in Germany

Hyundai has published the first official images of it new hydrogen fuel cell heavy duty truck to be unveiled in Germany next week. Due to go to market next...

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Tech Companies to Use IoT for Scooter-Sharing
12th September 2018

Tech Companies to Use IoT for Scooter-Sharing

Two Californian tech companies are pooling their telematics and IoT resources to launch a scooter-sharing service. Telematics specialists CalAmp and wireless mobility product maker Premier Wireless Solutions (PWS) have...

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12th September 2018

Wrong Size Batteries Kill EV Eco Potential

Using batteries too big for purpose can make EV powertrains as polluting as internal combustion engines, a report considering the technology’s impact on the environment has claimed. A study...

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“Virtual Battery” of EV Chargers Deployed Across California
12th September 2018

“Virtual Battery” of EV Chargers Deployed Across California

A manufacturer of home EV chargers has declared its deployment of a “virtual battery” of chargers across California since early 2017 a success. eMotorWerks’ virtual battery consists of over...

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12th September 2018

London EV Black Cab Co Ready For LCV Trials

The company behind the new all-electric iconic London black cabs is now ready to branch out into EV light commercial vehicles. LEVC (London EV Company) has announced it will...

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AV Stand-In Driver Monitoring System Launched
11th September 2018

AV Stand-In Driver Monitoring System Launched

A system to keep tabs on the alertness of a stand-in human driver in an autonomous vehicle has been launched ahead of any real need of it. Canberra’s Seeing...

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11th September 2018

Aston Martin Stakes EV Dreams on Wales

Aston Martin has announced its new Welsh production plant will be the home of its super-premium zero-emission Lagonda brand and become its electrification hub. Its Rapide E model will...

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JV Plans to Let EV Drivers Monitor Charge Rates Through Smartphones
10th September 2018

JV Plans to Let EV Drivers Monitor Charge Rates Through Smartphones

A joint venture is aiming to allow drivers to monitor their electric vehicle’s charging progress via their smartphones. Kansas City engineering firm Burns & McDonnell and Los Angeles EV...

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7th September 2018

BMW’s Voice System Will Let You Give Your Car a Nickname

If you picture a car with a pet name, you’re likely to think of a hand-me-down Volvo or a faithful old Subaru but starting next year, owners of sleek,...

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5th September 2018

Mercedes Pointer to EVs as Mainstream

The market for all-electric luxury vehicles is starting to heat up, with Daimler announcing a battery-powered Mercedes crossover SUV as BMW and Audi prepare their own new models. Daimler...

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4th September 2018

NXP Acquires OmniPHY Targeting Auto Ethernet

The two companies will combine efforts to develop high-speed Ethernet connectivity for autonomous vehicles and their embedded applications. Automotive semiconductor supplier NXP acquired OmniPHY, a provider of automotive Ethernet-subsystem...

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