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Apple Files Patent for AR Windshield
10th August 2018

Apple Files Patent for AR Windshield

Apple has filed a patent for an augmented reality (AR) -powered windshield system that many in the crossover between auto and gaming technology will see as a game-changer. According to...

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9th August 2018

Luxoft Inks Deal for ADAS Developer Objective Software

Luxoft, the system integration and development partner for more than 30 automotive OEMs, snaps up Objective Software, a Germany-based ADAS platform developer.

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9th August 2018

Performance e-Concept from Infiniti for Pebble Beach

Nissan’s premium sub-brand, Infiniti is promising to make a few sparks fly with a new fully electric performance car concept to be unveiled at one of summer’s top auto...

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Auto Tech Threat to Smart Cities, Report Claims
9th August 2018

Auto Tech Threat to Smart Cities, Report Claims

Cars can become both victims and perpetrators of anticipated hacking attacks on smart cities, a report has warned. For a white paper published by researchers at Threatcare and IBM X-Force...

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9th August 2018

IIHS Report Slams Uber for Turning Off Braking System Before Fatal Crash

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has issued a new report that takes Uber to task for disabling the braking system of a self-driving car before a fatal crash...

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StreetDrone Gets Hong Kong AV Program Contract
9th August 2018

StreetDrone Gets Hong Kong AV Program Contract

Autonomous vehicle maker StreetDrone has exported a vehicle to Hong Kong for use in an autonomous vehicle technology program. The Oxford company sent a StreetDrone ONE to the Hong...

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Tesla Privatization Probably Wouldn’t Affect Its Cars or Technology
8th August 2018

Tesla Privatization Probably Wouldn’t Affect Its Cars or Technology

If CEO Elon Musk follows through on an audacious plan to take Tesla private, the move will likely not change the company's plans for autonomous vehicles or other projects.

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Buick Links with ExxonMobil for Faster Payments
8th August 2018

Buick Links with ExxonMobil for Faster Payments

Buick is joining forces with ExxonMobil on an updated version of Marketplace, its in-car payments platform. Eligible Buick vehicles will receive the update, which will allow drivers to buy...

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8th August 2018

Audi & Ericsson Testing 5G Technology in Vehicle Production

Audi and Ericsson see a future using 5G technology, which promises low latency and faster data throughput, to build vehicles.

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Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers
7th August 2018

Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers

A study has found current adaptive cruise control (ACC) technology is unsafe for consumers. The report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested several premium car manufacturers’ products concluding some were...

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ERM’s StarLink Tracker Looks to Bolster Telematics With WiFi
7th August 2018

ERM’s StarLink Tracker Looks to Bolster Telematics With WiFi

StarLink Tracker, which ERM Advanced Telematics developed, can act as a WiFi hotspot for up to eight devices and is pitched at fleet management specialists.

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7th August 2018

Efficiency Boost Claimed by Mahle Variable Valve Timing System

A new variable valve timing system claims to offer performance enhancing properties across management of exhaust gas temperature and save fuel or even an engine braking function. The Mahle...

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