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4th December 2018

Siemens’ Wiring Harness Software Take-Over Points to Greater EV Development

Future connected electric vehicles may be focused on the digital world but they will still need wiring harnesses which explains Siemens’ acquisition of a software specialist in the field....

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BMW’s Alphabet: Diesel OK for Fleet Use
3rd December 2018

BMW’s Alphabet: Diesel OK for Fleet Use

BMW’s fleet management subsidiary has claimed a recent study shows diesel engines compliant with modern standards are suitable for fleet use. Alphabet cited analysis by the European Automobile Manufacturers’...

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AV Start-Up Launching Fire, Senior Citizen Services
3rd December 2018

AV Start-Up Launching Fire, Senior Citizen Services

An autonomous vehicle start-up is to service an assisted living facility and fire departments in a Silicon Valley city. Mountain View’s ThorDrive said it plans to use its AVs...

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3rd December 2018

Volkswagen to Create UK’s Biggest EV Charge Network

Volkswagen is set to create the largest EV charging network in the UK in partnership with a supermarket chain. Retail giant Tesco and EV charger provider Pod Point will...

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3rd December 2018

Weekly Brief: GM Cuts Head of Old Business to Run New One

General Motors capped off its stunning week of announcements by revealing that its President, Dan Ammann, will leave his current role to become the new chief executive officer of...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Instructor: UK AV Operator Training Legislation Needed
30th November 2018

Instructor: UK AV Operator Training Legislation Needed

An autonomous vehicle operator training provider says UK government legislation and/or clearer guidance on the qualifications and experience required for the job is needed. In an exclusive and wide-ranging...

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30th November 2018

Latest Hyundai SUV Seen As Driverless Stepping Stone

Hyundai’s latest car model is bristling with so much tech that many see it as the carmaker’s literal stepping stone towards an autonomous future. The South Korean manufacturer is...

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Bosch Unveils EV Charge Point Locator
30th November 2018

Bosch Unveils EV Charge Point Locator

Bosch is launching a new service which it claims can help electric vehicle drivers locate their nearest public charging points. It is collaborating with fuel price comparison website clever-tanken.de...

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30th November 2018

Nissan Leaf Nismo RC Stretches Road Going EV Tech

Nissan is attempting to stretch the EV envelope that little bit further with the unveiling of its new race car the Nissan Leaf Nismo RC. Boasting more than double...

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30th November 2018

Ford’s Big Data Study May Predict Accident Black Spots

Ford claims it has managed to crack a major challenge for smart cities with a system that can predict where accidents will happen. By employing big data technology, Ford...

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29th November 2018

Volvo, Ericsson Ink New Five-Year Deal on Connected Car Services

The two Swedish business giants are teaming up to offer Volvo owners a host of connected telematics, infotainment and navigation services with help from Ericsson.

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UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant
29th November 2018

UK Government Launches £25M LCV Grant

The UK government has announced it is investing £25M in development of low-carbon vehicle technologies. At an event hosted by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), Business...

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