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8th September 2020

Digital Tokyo Expressway to Boost AV Development

The infamous Shuto Expressway that cuts through the center of Tokyo’s high-rise landscape has been recreated in digital form to help accelerate AV adoption. UK simulation software specialist rFpro...

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7th September 2020

Weekly Brief: Russian Robots Step into the Global AV Game

First came Google’s Waymo. Next came Baidu’s Apollo. Last week Yandex introduced the latest generation of autonomous vehicle companies powered by search engine giants: the Yandex Self-Driving Group. Yandex...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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4th September 2020

PSA Enters Race for Cheap Battery Production

The PSA Group has entered the race to build cheap locally sourced BEV batteries with the formation of a joint venture with energy giant Total/Saft. The partnership sets up...

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3rd September 2020

Bosch Outlines Fuel Cell’s Vital Powertrain Role

Bosch has nailed its colors to the hydrogen fuel cell mast at least in terms of powertrains for heavy-duty vehicles. The German automotive supply giant in a statement asks:...

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2nd September 2020

HiPhi’s Covid Car with Touch-Free Access

Chinese automaker Human Horizons is developing a touch-free car entry system for its sub-brand HiPhi’s latest luxury BEV hoping to ease pandemic transference concerns. The touch-free ‘NT Door’ system...

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1st September 2020

Toyota Land Cruiser Gets More Grunt

Toyota has ramped up the power for its long-serving off-road stalwart, the Toyota Land Cruiser. The SUV, praised around the globe for its durability and dirt-track prowess, now gets...

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31st August 2020

GAC Unveils First Fuel Cell Contender

Chinese automaker GAC has unveiled its first hydrogen fuel cell concept as it hedges its bets in the EV market. The move opens up the prospect of the carmaker...

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31st August 2020

Weekly Brief: Automakers Must Stop Marketing ‘Dangerous’ Automated Tech

A Tesla driver traveling westbound on US Highway 64 in Nash County, North Carolina, slammed his Model S into a sheriff’s car last week. The force of the impact...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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28th August 2020

Ford Tests Bosch’s Automated Parking Technology

Ford is to start testing automated car parking technology that turns the vehicle into its own valet parker. The pilot is a joint experiment by the automaker, Bosch and...

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27th August 2020

Mahindra Buys into BEV Mobility

Indian automotive giant Mahindra & Mahindra is buying its way into electric mobility by teaming up with a BEV powertrain specialist. The automaker has signed a memorandum of understanding...

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27th August 2020

Super Cruise Comes to Chevy Bolt EUV

Latest in the sneak peek of upcoming technology is the first official silhouette glimpse of the new Chevrolet Bolt EUV and refreshed Bolt EV. The headliner here is that the...

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26th August 2020

Mild-Hybrid Diesel Heads up Land Rover Discovery Sport Options

Mild-hybrid diesel powertrains have been added to the choice of engines for the new Land Rover Discovery Sport line-up. The premium compact SUV now gets next-generation mild-hybrid Ingenium diesel...

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