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13th February 2019

Honda Goes More Trad With BEV Concept New Dash

Honda has toned down the digital age look of the dashboard in the updated version of its Urban EV concept BEV at the Geneva International Motor Show and has...

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13th February 2019

Electric Bus Simulation Tech Launched

Technology claiming to help city managers simulate different routes and scenarios for electric buses is being introduced. Innovation in Transportation (INIT), a public transport IT supplier, is rolling out...

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12th February 2019

Daimler Study Finds EVs, Shared Mobility Unpopular

A Daimler study has found very little appetite among German consumers for either electric vehicles or car-sharing schemes. The automaker’s Smart marque joined forces with market research agency Forsa...

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12th February 2019

ADAS, Level 2/3 AVs Are Hazards, Experts Warn

Driver safety experts have warned Level 2/3 autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems cause driver inattention and disengagement. A white paper on the dangers of driver distraction from...

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12th February 2019

NIO OTA Update Causes Test Drive Standstill

A test driver for Chinese electric vehicle start-up NIO was left trapped with a company representative inside one of its SUVs. The pair were test driving NIO‘s ES8 SUV...

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11th February 2019

Robot Cars to Deploy at Office Site

A start-up is to operate its autonomous vehicles at an office and real estate site in Virginia. In June, Boston’s Optimus Ride will deploy three of its AVs at...

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11th February 2019

Seat to Unveil Latest Mobility Concept at WMC

Spanish carmaker Seat will launch what it calls a new urban “micro-mobility” solution based around 5G connectivity appropriately enough at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Company president Luca de...

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11th February 2019

Two EV Models Announced by Subaru

Subaru will launch its e-Boxer electric car range at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show next month. Few details are being released so far beyond the carmaker’s intention to...

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11th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Amazon finally makes entrance into self-driving tech

With nearly every big tech company having entered the race for self-driving cars in the past 10 years, one name has remained conspicuously absent. The fact that it’s Amazon,...

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10th February 2019

AVs Need National Standard, Says Addison Lee

A private hire firm has called for standardization of regulation across all local authorities to ensure safety in future robo-taxi services. The call came in an interview with TU-Automotive by Andrew...

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8th February 2019

Blower Returns to Subaru’s Boxer Powertrain

A collective ‘Hurrah’ has gone up among Subaru sporting saloon fans with the reintroduction of a forced induction Boxer motor for its Legacy model. The Subaru Legacy XT echoes...

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8th February 2019

PSA Boosts Mobility Reach With TravelCar Take-Over

PSA Group is hoping to boost its potential as a mobility provider with the acquisition of a car rental and parking specialist. Two years after its equity investment in...

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