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12th October 2018

Renault’s Three Energy Deals to Boost EV Adoption

Renault has signed energy supply deals with three of Europe’s major players in a bid to boost the uptake of electric vehicles. The French automaker has announced the signing...

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Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software
12th October 2018

Autonomous Driving “Supercomputer” Based on Volvo-Developed Software

An automotive technology company has developed an autonomous driving “supercomputer” called ‘Zeus’, using a software stack it developed in collaboration with Volvo Cars. Veoneer, a maker of ADAS and...

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AV Legislation “Halted” By 2017 Election, Says GLA Transport Chair
11th October 2018

AV Legislation “Halted” By 2017 Election, Says GLA Transport Chair

Greg Hyde talks to Greater London Assembly (GLA) Transport Committee chairperson Caroline Pidgeon about automotive issues in the capital. With so many interested parties throwing their hats into the...

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11th October 2018

Rand Study Calls for Greater Self-Driving Vehicles Safety Standards

Automakers and governments need to work together in order to share information and develop a common set of safety standards for autonomous vehicles, according to the Rand Corporation.

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11th October 2018

Rinspeed to Unveil Micro Snap-Together car at CES 2019

Swiss auto specialist Rinspeed will unveil a compact version of its click-together EV that allows quick changes of body-shells for last-mile mobility solutions at next year’s CES in Las...

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Waymo’s Driverless Cars Look Beyond Slow & Steady
11th October 2018

Waymo’s Driverless Cars Look Beyond Slow & Steady

Waymo, Google's self-driving car division, has plans for expansion as the company's vehicles have hit 10 million miles on public roads.

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11th October 2018

London’s First EV Tourist Bus Starts Work

London’s first hop-on, hop-off fully electric bus open-top service takes to the streets today to whisk sightseeing tourists around the capital in zero-emission silence. Sight-seeing company The Original Tour...

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Program Threatens Automakers’ Alleged CV Data Stranglehold
11th October 2018

Program Threatens Automakers’ Alleged CV Data Stranglehold

A program that can enable vehicle owners and component makers to access a connected vehicle’s data will soon be unveiled. The Auto Care Association (ACA) will host three separate...

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Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs
10th October 2018

Volvo Partners with Nvidia for AVs

New Volvos will feature self-driving and ADAS tech from Nvidia, the automaker has announced. Following Nvidia’s entry into AV simulation, Volvo says from the early 2020s onward, it will...

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10th October 2018

Autonomous Cars Face Higher Adoption Barriers Than Drones, Ships

A report from the UK's International Underwriting Association finds an easier path to future success for aerial drones and autonomous ships, compared to autonomous vehicles, due to self-driving vehicle...

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10th October 2018

Startup Upstream Looks at Data Flows to Secure Connected Cars

In order to better secure connected vehicles, Israeli startup Upstream focuses its attention on what's happening outside the car, and not the data inside.

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London’s Lack of EV Infrastructure Slammed
10th October 2018

London’s Lack of EV Infrastructure Slammed

A representative of London cab drivers has slammed the complete lack of electric vehicle charging points in a substantial portion of the inner city. At an often lively and...

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