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19th February 2019

Kia Investigates European EV Market-Boosting Methods

Kia is to investigate why demand for electric vehicles in Northern Europe is so sluggish. The automaker is touring Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany, and the Netherlands with market research...

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18th February 2019

Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot

Ford has launched a pilot trial of a last-mile delivery service in London that could combine logistic solutions using light commercial vehicles with cycle and even pedestrian couriers. The...

Paul Myles TU-Editor

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18th February 2019

BlackBerry, Government Announce $350M for AV Development

BlackBerry and the Canadian government are to spend a combined $350M on autonomous vehicle development. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and John Chen, the smartphone maker’s CEO, announced the funding...

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18th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Uber Joins Lyft in NY Fight Over Malpractice

After eight years of letting Uber and Lyft run roughshod through the streets of New York, city officials have finally stepped up with aggressive attempts at regulation. Last summer...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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15th February 2019

Three-Wheel Emergency Services EVs Unveiled

An Oregon electric vehicle maker has unveiled a three-wheel EV for the emergency services that will be trialed locally. Arcimoto has agreed for the Rapid Responder EVs to be...

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15th February 2019

Auto Industry To Police Driverless Safety, Says UK Minister

Safety standards for testing driverless vehicles will be left to the automotive industry to police, according to a UK government minister. This was confirmed by Transport Minister Jesse Norman...

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15th February 2019

Goodyear Providing Tires for AVs

Goodyear is to provide connected tires for Local Motors’ Olli eight-passenger autonomous shuttle vehicles. The tire giant has been testing tires on a fleet of three Ollis. It says...

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15th February 2019

Belfast On Road to Smart City Status

Belfast is joining the ranks of the smart city with the installation of connected street furniture that could put it on the path to eventual V2X capability. The Northern...

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14th February 2019

Classic Mini Joins EV Club

The diminutive Mini is the latest classic car being converted into a zero emission vehicle to cope with expected urban clean air legislation. UK automotive technology company Swindon Powertrain...

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14th February 2019

Consortium Deploys 5G Network for CAVs

A consortium has deployed a 5G small cell network that aims to supply connectivity to connected and autonomous vehicles. AutoAir, a 5G development consortium led by broadband provider Airspan...

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14th February 2019

Driverless Cars Not Safe Enough For Public Roads, Tests Results Suggest

Autonomous technology is not safe for public highways according to a study by a consumer interests body. This comes following reports demanded by the California Department of Motor Vehicles...

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13th February 2019

Harley-Davidson Turns To Cloud With New EV

Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire all-electric sports cruiser bike will draw on cloud, IoT and AI technologies, the iconic US brand has announced. The machine is part of the manufacture’s More Roads...

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