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27th September 2018

Lexus Showcases Latest Hybrid System with New UX

Lexus’s latest gasoline hybrid system will be showcased in the new Lexus UX crossover making its debut at the Paris Motor Show 2018. It will come in two power...

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Telematics Giants Partner for Driver Safety Tech
27th September 2018

Telematics Giants Partner for Driver Safety Tech

Two automotive tech heavy hitters are joining forces to launch software that aims to reduce driver distractions caused by mobile technology. California’s CalAmp says it has licensed intellectual property...

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Bosch Joins Byton in EV Hardware Development
27th September 2018

Bosch Joins Byton in EV Hardware Development

The Chinese owned Byton electric vehicle manufacturer has signed a powertrain, braking and ADAS development agreement with German engineering giant Bosch. In the agreement, both companies will carry out...

Paul Myles

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27th September 2018

Uber Will Pay $148M to Settle 2016 Data Breach Case

Uber has agreed to pay authorities in California $148 million to settle the case that stemmed from a 2016 data breach that exposed the personal information of millions of...

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26th September 2018

Drivers Ill Informed About ADAS Tech Limitations – Study

An AAA survey found ADAS systems can increase driver distraction levels thanks to consumer misunderstandings regarding limits to the technology.

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26th September 2018

NTSB Calls for Standards on Automated Pedestrian Detection

The NTSB is recommending that lawmakers set new rules for pedestrian collision avoidance systems, along with new standards for headlights, to help reduce fatalities on US roads.

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Ford Developing Accident Warning Tech for CVs
26th September 2018

Ford Developing Accident Warning Tech for CVs

Ford is developing technology that it claims could warn drivers of connected vehicles about accidents on the road ahead. In collaboration with Vodafone, the automaker is testing a system...

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5G Record Breaks New Ground for Driverless Comms
26th September 2018

5G Record Breaks New Ground for Driverless Comms

UK university researchers have broken a 5G data transfer record that could accelerate the communications capabilities for autonomous vehicles. Researchers in the Warwick Manufacturing Group (WMG) at the University...

Paul Myles

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‘Nursing’ Toyota Robot to be Unveiled
26th September 2018

‘Nursing’ Toyota Robot to be Unveiled

Carmaker Toyota will unveil a robot that can ‘nurse’ a human patient aimed at the infirm and elderly. It will demonstrate the Human Support Robot (HSR) at IROS, the...

Paul Myles

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Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech
26th September 2018

Insurers Tread Warily Among Connected Car Tech

Looking at the auto technology that will work best for tomorrow’s insurers, explored by Eric Volkman. As the auto industry goes, so goes the auto insurance business. As everyone...

Eric Volkman

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Volkswagen Developing Low-Emissions Electric Van
26th September 2018

Volkswagen Developing Low-Emissions Electric Van

Volkswagen has premiered a new low-emissions electric van that it is developing. The vehicle is the ID Buzz Cargo, a revamped version of its existing Transporter van. Volkswagen Commercial...

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25th September 2018

Ride-Hailing Work Isn’t a Living for Most Drivers, Study Finds

A study by the JP Morgan Chase Institute finds that while ride-sharing and ride-hailing services have increased, Uber and Lyft drivers have not reaped the financial benefits. But it's...

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