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12th December 2018

US Will Lead in Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications – Study

The Juniper report projects the US will become the leading market for V2V deployments as the rollout of enabling 5G networks grows.

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12th December 2018

BlackBerry Launches Security Credential Management System Designed for Smart Cities

BlackBerry is offering this new security management tool without service fees to automakers and public offices involved in smart city and connected vehicle pilots.

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12th December 2018

Honda Safe Swarm V2X Tech Looks DSRC Facing

Honda returns to CES next year to showcase its latest advances on V2X communications that works without cellular communication technology. The Honda Safe Swarm is the carmaker’s vision of...

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12th December 2018

Hyundai’s Hydrogen Future Sees 2M FCEVs Annually By 2030

The Hyundai group has pledged itself to a hydrogen future promising to be making 500,000 vehicle-ready fuel-cells by 2030. The group, which includes the Kia brand, has announced its...

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11th December 2018

Autoware Foundation Focusing on Open Source AV Development

The Autoware Foundation will base its open source self-driving vehicle software on ROS 2. LG and Huawei are among its members behind this effort.

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11th December 2018

Pininfarina EV Hypercar ‘Faster Than F1 Racer’

Pininfarina claims its new all-electric Battista hypercar will be the fastest Italian car ever made, out-accelerating today’s Formula One racing cars. With the equivalent of 1,900bhp, the car, named...

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11th December 2018

EU Gears Up For Billion Dollar Climate Fine For VW

Most carmakers are still sailing a course into swingeing punitive fines by the European Union for missing their CO₂ emissions targets with Volkswagen topping the list. That’s the assessment...

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11th December 2018

Weekly Brief: There’s Reason Behind Waymo’s Damp Squib Robo-Taxi Launch

Talk about a letdown. Waymo’s launch of its commercialized robo-taxi service last week was supposed to be a revolutionary moment in the history of the automotive industry. Here was...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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10th December 2018

Group Wants Industry’s Anti-AV Legislation Push Quashed

A consumer rights group is calling for alleged efforts by the automotive industry to overturn California’s autonomous vehicle legislation to be forestalled nationally. Ahead of the US House of...

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10th December 2018

Scania to Supply Trucks for German E-Highways

Scania has been awarded a contract by the German environment ministry to supply trucks for the country’s new ‘e-highways’. The trucks will initially be trialed along the A5 autobahn...

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10th December 2018

Honda Claims Eco-Friendly New Auto Battery

Honda claims an automotive grade battery it has helped to develop offers more energy for its size, lower operating temperatures and is much more environmentally friendly than current lithium-ion...

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10th December 2018

Car-Sharing Platform Comes to Denver

A peer-to-peer car-sharing platform is launching its services in Denver, Colorado. Getaround aims to allow car owners to make money from their vehicles via its smartphone app by lending...

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