Editorial

15th July 2019

Seat’s Gearbox Points Way to Auto Tech Innovation

Seat will be supplying gearboxes across the Volkswagen family’s brands in a move that points the way automotive technology innovation should be going. VW announced this week that Seat...

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20th March 2019

Volvo Takes Nanny-State-Of-Mind to New Heights

Way back in the 1950s when Volvo gave away its patent for the car’s first three-point seat belt to other manufacturers, many motorists scoffed. These safety doubters would have...

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Weekly brief: Cars Will Soon Become Billboards on Wheels
29th October 2018

Weekly brief: Cars Will Soon Become Billboards on Wheels

Andrew Tolve assesses the likelihood of drivers losing their rear windows to the ad men. Remember the early days of the internet when pundits swore that online platforms would...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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15th October 2018

Weekly brief: Robo-taxi rides could be a free service

When people ruminate about a future full of self-driving cars, the topic usually turns to safety and time. Think about a world in which the 37,000 road deaths that...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Weekly Brief: In Defense of the Indefensible Elon Musk
1st October 2018

Weekly Brief: In Defense of the Indefensible Elon Musk

In light of his recent legal difficulties, Andrew Tolve offers a positive appraisal of the EV maverick. In the long, bizarre, often cringe-inducing descent of Elon Musk over the...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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24th September 2018

Weekly Brief: AV Tech Spawns Ethical Dilemma at US Border

Driverless car start-ups are installing LiDAR sensors along the South Texas border with Mexico, The New York Times has reported. We’re not talking about autonomous dune buggies roving back...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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