Technology

“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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4th September 2018

PSA Promises Smart Assistant in Vehicles by 2020

The PSA Group has promised to have a smart assistant in its vehicles within the next two years. It has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Silicon Valley start-up...

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3rd September 2018

LG and Luxoft Team to Target Automotive HMI

A new connected device operating system targeting the automotive industry and robotics has been launched by two digital giants. IT service provider, Luxoft Holding, has partnered with LG Electronics...

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3rd September 2018

Weekly Brief: Even a ‘Supercar’ Made of Lego is Now Possible

Don’t try to predict the future of automobiles these days, says Andew Tolve. Guessing what the future will look like is a dangerous business. Just look at the Bugatti...

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29th August 2018

Daimler Joins Electric Supercar Shootout with Vision EQ Silver Arrow

Evoking the glorious roadsters of yesteryear with 21st century horsepower, the Vision EQ Silver Arrow is an all-electric supercar for one. Storied German automaker Daimler, maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles,...

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