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17 Oct 2018

VW’s New Tech to Light Up Roads

Volkswagen is developing new headlights it claims will “improve road safety” by broadcasting information about a car’s future movements “directly onto the road”. The automaker says the new systems...

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17 Oct 2018

Judge OKs $40M Settlement Between Musk and SEC

A federal judge in New York has approved Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission over Musk’s claim on Twitter that he had secured funding...

Stephen Lawson

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17 Oct 2018

Child Safety Must Not Be Ignored by AVs

A panel organized by Safe Kids Worldwide has released a report where safety experts are calling upon autonomous vehicle (AV) developers to take action to protect the safety of...

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17 Oct 2018

Emergency V2X Tech Funded by US Government

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded a Chicago start-up funding to develop cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) technology for first responders. HAAS Alert has been given $1.1M by...

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17 Oct 2018

NIO Takes Aim at US With EV Offerings

Could NIO become the new kid coming to town in the global electric vehicle market? Perhaps, albeit eventually. This summer China’s NIO filed for an initial public offering of...

By Eric Volkman

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17 Oct 2018

Cordless EV Chargers in Californian Parking Lots

Hong Kong’s Lectrifi says it is in talks to trial its latest cordless EV charging pads in tech company parking lots across Silicon Valley. The company claims to be...

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16 Oct 2018

Alliance Claims Platform Can Widen Telematics Adoption

An automotive industry alliance has developed a platform it claims can enable incorporation of telematics systems into vehicles previously unequipped for them. Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a Linux Foundation...

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16 Oct 2018

EV Service Costs Headache for Dealers

A study has shown that EV owners are enjoying a huge dividend on service cost savings, presenting fresh challenges to dealers who will lose out against ICE vehicle revenues....

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16 Oct 2018

Mobility-as-a-Service Will Grow Fast & Save Fuel – Study

The popularity of Mobility-as-a-Service platforms is expected to increase substantially over the next five years, according to Juniper Research.

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16 Oct 2018

Audi Makes Robots Quality Controllers

Audi is claiming to have developed AI capable of performing quality control on its cars. It says the robots it has developed are able to “recognize and mark the...

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16 Oct 2018

Volvo Trials Alexa For Fleet Managers

Volvo has begun trialing voice activated in-cab personal assistants specifically aimed at the fleet operator. The automaker is testing Amazon Alexa as a way of activating its Volvo Fleet...

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15 Oct 2018

Researchers Claim Camera Could Aid AV Vision

Academics have created a camera they say could improve autonomous vehicles’ hazard detection abilities in challenging weather conditions. The University of Illinois researchers say it can do this by...

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