Technology

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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27th September 2018

Lexus Showcases Latest Hybrid System with New UX

Lexus’s latest gasoline hybrid system will be showcased in the new Lexus UX crossover making its debut at the Paris Motor Show 2018. It will come in two power...

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Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech
26th September 2018

Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech

Looking at the auto technology that will work best for tomorrow’s insurers, explored by Eric Volkman. As the auto industry goes, so goes the auto insurance business. As everyone...

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24th September 2018

Peugeot PHEVs Claiming Two Hour Recharge

Peugeot has launched its latest plug-in hybrid gasoline engine range claiming a recharge time of just two hours and up to 30 miles on its ZEV full electric mode....

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24th September 2018

Premium EVs Can Steer the Market, Says Williams

There has been a rash of car launches from premium automakers in the past few months that play on their credentials as innovative battery electric vehicles (BEVs). While these...

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20th September 2018

Electrified F1 Powertrain for New Aston Martin Hypercar

Aston Martin is drawing on Formula One-style technology with its latest hypercar which will feature the race proven gasoline-electric hybrid powertrain. The UK supercar manufacturer has published the first...

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Baidu Signs Level 4 AV Development Deal
20th September 2018

Baidu Signs Level 4 AV Development Deal

China’s Baidu has reached an agreement with a braking technology company to develop braking systems for Level 4 commercial AVs. The company has signed a memorandum of understanding with...

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20th September 2018

Peugeot Concept Tries EV & AV With Retro Charm

Yet another premium executive all-electric car is soon to be unveiled but, Hallelujah, this new Peugeot concept is not an SUV! Yes, a sleek good-looking saloon, or sedan for...

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18th September 2018

V2G Brings Money for Consumers and Providers Alike, Study Claims

Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology coupled to a growing number of EVs could save consumers on energy bills while boosting supplier’s coffers to the tune of $2Bn a year annually. That’s...

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Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment
18th September 2018

Renault, Nissan, Mitsubishi Link with Google on Infotainment

The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is partnering with Google to deploy Android in the infotainment systems of vehicles it produces. The automakers say they have forged a “technology partnership” with the...

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Hitachi Links with NXP on DSRC-based V2X
17th September 2018

Hitachi Links with NXP on DSRC-based V2X

Hitachi Solutions and NXP Semiconductors are joining forces to develop a new vehicle-to-everything (V2X) hardware and software package aimed at the Japanese market. The package will incorporate a V2X...

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17th September 2018

Weekly Brief: Auto Industry Should Use Hurricane Florence to Mend Its Ways

Storms lashing the world and Andrew Tolve tries to shoulder some of the blame. As Hurricane Florence unleashed chaos on the Carolina coast last week, I felt a strange...

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