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EV Company, JV Link for Expanded Charging
30th October 2018

EV Company, JV Link for Expanded Charging

An electric vehicle charging company is partnering with several automotive and tech heavy hitters’ joint venture to offer US EV drivers expanded charging coverage. Blink Charging operates a network...

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30th October 2018

VW & Intel’s Mobileye Plan AV Ride-Sharing in Israel

Volkswagen, Intel's Mobileye division and the state of Israel are looking to develop a commercial autonomous taxi service in that country by 2022.

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Fleet Manager, Telematics Maker Launching Single-Unit Hardware
30th October 2018

Fleet Manager, Telematics Maker Launching Single-Unit Hardware

A fleet services company is partnering with a telematics maker to launch a device they claim fulfills fleet managers’ services every requirement in one unit. SmartDrive Systems and Geotab...

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BMW Demonstrates in-Vehicle Graphic Display System
29th October 2018

BMW Demonstrates in-Vehicle Graphic Display System

BMW has demonstrated a system for storing and projecting displays on an unlimited number of a vehicle’s surfaces. RAMSES is an open-source software platform that purports to offer a...

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LiDAR Maker Claims First “Level 4+” System
29th October 2018

LiDAR Maker Claims First “Level 4+” System

A technology company is launching a product it claims is “the world’s first image-grade LiDAR system” capable of supporting “Level 4+” autonomous driving. Innovusion is making Cheetah, a system...

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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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Insurer, Telematics Company Partner for Driver Monitoring Tech
29th October 2018

Insurer, Telematics Company Partner for Driver Monitoring Tech

An insurance telematics maker is joining forces with an underwriter to launch a product that claims to allow fleet managers to monitor their drivers’ behavior. Niche underwriter AmeriTrust is...

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29th October 2018

Carmakers Up For ‘Battle-of-the-Dashboard’, Study Suggests

More than half of automakers believe they can fight off the digital giants in the ‘battle of the dashboard’ yet nearly as many believe partnerships are their future. A...

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GM Baits Trump With ZEV Program Calls
26th October 2018

GM Baits Trump With ZEV Program Calls

GM has thrown down the gauntlet to US President Donald Trump by calling for a nationwide zero-emissions vehicle program to be established. Trump has made no secret of his...

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26th October 2018

US Consumers Think Driverless Tech Widespread in 50 Years

Although use of autonomous vehicles is expected to be widespread 50 years from now, US consumers are still highly wary of the technology. While current acceptance rates of autonomous...

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26th October 2018

Dendrobium EV Hypercar’s Dyson Swipe By Committing to UK Production

While production of an electric car designed by British-born Sir James Dyson is heading off to Singapore, an electric hypercar created by a Singaporean company is committing its future...

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Ford to Trial AVs in DC
26th October 2018

Ford to Trial AVs in DC

Ford is to roll out an autonomous vehicle service in Washington DC, in what it’s claiming will be a first for the city. Sherif Marakby, CEO of Ford Autonomous...

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