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8th July 2021

FEV Claims Level 4 Autonomy for Worksite Truck

Specialist vehicle developer, FEV, claims to have converted its worksite cargo and passenger mover to Level 4 autonomous capability. Its engineers in Turkey have developed advanced driverless functions for...

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8th July 2021

Polestar Readies BEV Concept for Market

Polestar has committed to turning its BEV Precept concept car unveiled last year into a market ready product. It has announced the car is under full-scale development and on...

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7th July 2021

Bentley Polishes its Electrified Spurs

Bentley has released what it claims is its ‘greenest’ luxury sporting model to date in the shape of the PHEV Flying Spur Hybrid. The automaker says it establishes a...

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6th July 2021

HERE Claims Next Gen Cognitive AI for Driver Rating

Mapping specialist HERE claims to have jointly developed the next-generation cognitive artificial intelligence driven road safety aid. Working with Nexyad, an embedded platform for aggregating on-board data, the platform...

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6th July 2021

Weekly Brief: Cheap, Clean Lithium is Key to BEV Success

A fire erupted on the surface of the Gulf of Mexico last week, as a gas leak from an underwater pipeline operated by Mexican oil company Pemex fueled the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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1st July 2021

LiDAR Ready Concept Points to Volvo’s AV Future

Volvo has unveiled its latest premium BEV concept in the shape of the Volvo Concept Recharge, it says, sets the template for the next generation automated driving models. This...

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1st July 2021

Mercedes-Benz Unveils Market-Ready BEV Heavy Duty Truck

Mercedes-Benz Trucks has unveiled its first market-ready BEV heavy-duty truck for short range deliveries. The eActros is planned to roll off the production line in Wörth am Rhein in...

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30th June 2021

Mini Makes its Virtual AV Concept a Reality

Mini has made its driverless Vision Urbanaut virtual concept into a reality ready to show the world in Munich tomorrow. The virtual concept announced in November 2020, has been...

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30th June 2021

Moves to Accelerate C-V2X Certification

A drive towards establishing the certification process of cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) systems has begun with the partnering of two major connectivity promoters. The Global Certification Forum (GCF) and the...

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28th June 2021

Weekly Brief: EVs Pick Their Way through US Political Minefield

The electric vehicle revolution got a boost in the United States last week, as President Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill came one step closer to fruition. A bipartisan group of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th June 2021

Hyundai Starts Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Trials in Germany

Hyundai is targeting Europe for the  roll-out of its public transportation hydrogen powertrain technology with the start of trials of its Elec City Fuel Cell bus in Germany. The...

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25th June 2021

UK Motorists ‘Not Ready’ for Full Autonomous Driving

While UK motorists are fans of modern ADAS, most still distrust the adoption of fully automated driving technologies. Those are the findings of a study by the car-finder website...

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