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30th May 2018

BMW GroundPad Makes Wireless Vehicle Charging Possible

Smartphones, toothbrushes, now your car – BMW ramps up production on the GroundPad wireless charging option for the company's 530e sedan.

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30th May 2018

Proposed California AV Rules Are Too Strict, Companies Say

In California, new rules to regulate self-driving and autonomous vehicles have drawn the ire of companies including Uber, Waymo and Lyft.

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29th May 2018

EU Bets Truck Platooning Could Result in Huge Fuel Savings

The European Union is investing heavily in truck platooning to not only save fuel, but also to reduce accidents and make the transportation of goods more efficient.

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29th May 2018

Car Connectivity: Time to Accelerate

Car owners and drivers are starting to demand more of their connected vehicles. For automakers, it's time to offer customers more security and connectivity features now, and not wait...

Kate Migon

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28th May 2018

Autonomous Vehicle Sales Expected to Hit 5 Million by 2026

Sales of autonomous vehicles are expected to accelerate as consumers adjust to ADAS platforms and companies from GM to Google ramp up investment in self-driving cars.

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25th May 2018

BMW Connected Cars Riddled With Security Vulnerabilities

Chinese researchers from Tencent’s KeenLab discovered 14 exploitable security vulnerabilities in several BMW models, which have since been patched but highlight the security issues involving connected vehicles. Between January...

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25th May 2018

EVs could provide the spark to ignite new mobility solutions

How electric vehicles fit with automakers’ future mobility plans, explored by Simmi Sinha. Electric powertrains are the recent trend in automotive domain and that could begin to put the...

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25th May 2018

Hooking consumers up to the benefits of UBI

How UBI can enhance the customer experience, explored by Guy Bird. The case for UBI stands to reason really: the more information your increasingly-connected car can generate, the more...

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25th May 2018

Emergency Braking Was Disabled Before Fatal Uber AV Crash

The self-driving Uber SUV that killed a pedestrian in Arizona earlier this year had its automatic braking system turned off to prevent erratic driving, the National Transportation Safety Board...

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25th May 2018

Getting regulators on the driverless bus

Legal challenges facing the driverless car continue, explored by Simmi Sinha. In our article Guinea-pig testing casts a ‘shadow’ over driverless tech we discussed the challenges of autonomous vehicle testing and...

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24th May 2018

Apple, VW Buckle Up for Autonomous Vehicle Partnership

Apple's autonomous vehicle plans are taking a small step into the real world by teaming up with Volkswagen on self-driving campus shuttles.

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24th May 2018

Uber Leaves Arizona to Move AV Testing Closer to Its Engineers

Following the fatal accident involving a self-driving vehicle and a pedestrian in Arizona, Uber is planning to leave the state to move its testing program closer to the company's...

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