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22nd September 2020

Kia Launches Dealer-Based Mobility Solution in Europe

Kia has joined the automakers’ assault on the personal mobility market by launching its KiaMobility solution in Europe. This dealer-led car user service allows consumers to rent vehicles from...

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22nd September 2020

Volvo Battery Trucks Line-Up for Work

Volvo Trucks has started a pilot program of real-world logistics testing of its Volvo VNR Electric trucks. It has teamed up with supply chain solutions provider New Flyer Industries...

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21st September 2020

Weekly Brief: Amazon Enters the Driverless Tech Ring

Amazon’s self-driving car start-up, Zoox, received a permit from the State of California last week to test driverless vehicles on public roads without a safety driver behind the wheel....

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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18th September 2020

Langen Motorcycles Brings Two-Stroke Back with a Bang!

Two-stroke engines are making a comeback on motorcycles, albeit on a very niche and pricey new British bike. Langen Motorcycles has unveiled its limited edition Two Stroke ‘café racer’...

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18th September 2020

HiPhi Claims World’s First L4 Parking Technology

Chinese automaker Human Horizons will roll-out what it claims to be the world’s first Level 4 autonomous parking technology on its premium sub-brand’s HiPhi X model. Its newly developed...

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17th September 2020

Bosch Claims Diesel Efficiency Breakthrough

Bosch is claiming a 50% thermal efficiency on its diesel engine technology in trials in China. The automotive supplier giant teamed up with Chinese engine manufacturer, Weichai Power, is...

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16th September 2020

Kia Sketches Out its BEV Future

Kia has taken to the drawing board to sketch out the future strategy it wants to employ in a BEV future. The automaker has published drawings of what it...

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16th September 2020

Tech Partners Promise Parking Ecosystem

Two automotive technology companies are setting up a “parking ecosystem” to help city motorists while reducing pollution and congestion through wasted travel time. Mapping specialist HERE Technologies and teamed...

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15th September 2020

Jaguar F-Pace PHEV Pips the Power Stakes

Jaguar’s face-lifted F-Pace sports crossover now boasts plug-in and mild-hybrid powertrain options as the automaker accelerates its place in the electrification race. As with other PHEV powertrains in the...

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14th September 2020

VW Drive for Sustainable and Ethical EV Battery Supply Chain

Volkswagen is teaming up with a supply-chain analyst to reduce the climate warming impact of its e-mobility strategy. The automaker giant is recognizing the enormous adverse global warming issues...

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14th September 2020

Weekly Brief: Chasing Tesla, GM Takes Risk on EV Start-Up Nikola

The funding frenzy in the electric vehicle industry intensified last week as General Motors took a $2Bn, 11% equity stake in EV start-up Nikola. Nikola burst onto the scene...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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11th September 2020

Renault’s Thumbs Up for Dual Frequency AV Data Transfer

A UK automotive test systems supplier claims to have cracked the Wi-Fi data transfer interference issues that have been blighting real-world AV testing. AB Dynamics says the burgeoning use...

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