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18th July 2018

Waze data employed by Lexicon for smart city solutions

UK artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) specialist Lexicon Science has teamed up with crowd-sourcing mapping giant Waze to explore future smart city mobility solutions. It will draw...

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18th July 2018

Weekly Brief: Daimler sets sights on Silicon Valley’s first robotaxi service

The service will enter test mode in the second half of 2019. Andrew Tolve reports. Daimler and Bosch want to beat Waymo in its own backyard. The carmaker and Tier-1 supplier announced last week that they...

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17th July 2018

Pininfarina Electric Concept Supercar Targets the Ultra-Rich

Forget about electric mobility for the masses: Pininfarina, the designer of the Ferrari, is planning a supercar aimed at tech titans with a top speed of 250mph.

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17th July 2018

Minnows making waves in auto tech

Small players sounding off among the emerging technology assessed by Eric Volkman. As far as automakers are concerned, it’s the ‘Big Guys’ that dominate the conversation when the topic...

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17th July 2018

Ricardo makes 50% performance hike for new e-motor

A low voltage motor for hybrid vehicles has been announced by Ricardo claiming a whopping 50% increase in performance compared to current production machines, writes Paul Myles. The strategic...

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16th July 2018

AV Adoption Raises Complicated Insurance Issues

A Travelers white paper calls for insurance companies to start getting involved with autonomous vehicles at the policy-creation level. The report also warns that vehicle repair costs are likely...

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16th July 2018

AVs Don’t Need to Be Regulated Yet, Car Safety Chief Says

President Trump's nominee to lead the NHTSA, Heidi King, believes the federal government should take a light touch when regulating autonomous vehicles for safety. Not everyone is convinced.

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16th July 2018

Tested: Ford Focus 2018 – 1.5-litre EcoBoost

Ford’s gasoline three-cylinder 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine has been wildly successful winning multiple international awards and impressing consumers with its combination of performance economy and lightweight that helps the vehicles...

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13th July 2018

Audi & Huawei Partner on Connected Car Tech

Audi and Huawei are deepening their ties in an effort to advance connected car and self-driving vehicle capabilities.

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13th July 2018

VW Will Offer V2X Wireless in Europe by 2019

In 2019, Volkswagen will equip its vehicles in Europe with WLANp, a wireless system that makes vehicle-to-everything communications possible.

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13th July 2018

Uber Replacing AV Driver Job With Specialist Role

As Uber plans to restart its autonomous vehicle testing in Pittsburgh, the company is replacing some workers and addressing other safety concerns.

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12th July 2018

Daimler, Bosch Bringing AVs to One California City

Daimler is making a major push to bring self-driving vehicles to public roads in California through partnerships with Bosch and Nvidia.

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