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22nd November 2018

Driverless Volvo Trucks to Start Work at Norwegian Mine

The Swedish automaker Volvo Trucks has entered into a deal to rent six autonomous trucks to a Norwegian mining company, which will run a 5-kilometer route. Volvo announced an...

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22nd November 2018

Powertrain Design Platform Cuts Concept-to-Road Time

A UK engineering consultancy claims it has developed a new powertrain design platform that will take concepts from drawing board to the road in a fraction of the time....

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21st November 2018

Nvidia Extends Chinese Business with Xpeng AV Deal

Gaming and AI computing company Nvidia is extending its reach into China by signing a strategic partnership agreement with EV carmaker Xpeng Motors. The deal, with Nvidia’s China partner...

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21st November 2018

LiDAR Start-up Claims 1km Object Tracking Range

A LiDAR specialist is claiming its sensor technology is now able to recognize and track moving objects more than a kilometer away. Silicon Valley start-up AEye, which develops LiDAR...

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Ford Looks to Pack AV Sensors Into Side Mirrors
21st November 2018

Ford Looks to Pack AV Sensors Into Side Mirrors

Ungainly, experimental-looking autonomous cars may become less conspicuous, and more aerodynamic, if Ford turns a recent patent application into a feature. Ford Global Technologies filed a patent application last...

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21st November 2018

Women Lead Design of Autonomous Trailer Concept

Struggling to hook up trailers to a car could be a thing of the past if a concept using existing connected car technology comes to market. Technology company Semcon...

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Håkan Samuelsson, Volvo CEO
21st November 2018

Volvo’s ‘No Show’ at LA Auto Show

Consumers flocking to the Volvo stand at this year’s LA Auto Show won’t be able to view a single product from the Swedish carmaker. That’s because Volvo is responding...

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20th November 2018

Vodafone Study Claims Consumer Warming to UBI

Study results presented to this week’s Confederation of British Industry (CBI) conference in the UK suggest consumers are starting to warm to telematics services such as UBI. The research...

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20th November 2018

EVs Driving Global Growth of Lithium Market

An anticipated up-tick in adoption of electric vehicles is expected to aid boost the global market for lithium by 10.7% CAGR between the beginning of 2018 and the end...

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20th November 2018

Helping Driverless Cars ‘Feel’ the Road

The artificial intelligence that controls highly automated vehicles is starting to go where the rubber hits the road. Autonomous cars, and automated features like adaptive cruise control, work almost...

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19th November 2018

Nissan to Sack Chairman Alleging Financial Misconduct

The arrest and imminent sacking of Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is unlikely to deflect the automaker from either its ongoing EV strategy or its commitment to the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance,...

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19th November 2018

BMW, Ericsson & Vodafone Pushing C-V2X Adoption in EU

A group of tech, telecom and auto heavyweights are lobbying the European Union to adopt C-V2X technology in the coming years.

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