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Weekly Brief: Voice Assistants Were CES’ Stars, AVs its Punchline
14th January 2019

Weekly Brief: Voice Assistants Were CES’ Stars, AVs its Punchline

Autonomous vehicles were out in force in Las Vegas last week for the Consumer Electronics Show. Showgoers who opened the Lyft app got a message asking if they wanted...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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16th October 2018

Volvo Trials Alexa For Fleet Managers

Volvo has begun trialing voice activated in-cab personal assistants specifically aimed at the fleet operator. The automaker is testing Amazon Alexa as a way of activating its Volvo Fleet...

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2nd August 2018

Alexa With You in SEAT Cabins

Amazon’s Alexa voice activated assistant will soon be joining you in the cabin of a new SEAT as the Spanish carmaker rolls out the service across its new range...

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16th January 2018

Weekly Brief: Self-driving cars run amok over CES 2018

Remember the halcyon days when consumer electronics were the stars of the Consumer Electronics Show? Andrew Tolve reports on how self-driving cars put an end to that. Last week...

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13th November 2017

Weekly Brief: Navya’s self-driving shuttle service launches with a crash

It took only two hours for this fancy new self-driving shuttle to get into a crash. Andrew Tolve reports. The first free self-driving shuttle service in America launched in...

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23rd October 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft and Grab invest billions to take Uber down

Uber’s rivals are smelling blood in the water and injecting fresh billions to seize the momentum. Andrew Tolve reports. Talk about kicking a man when he’s down. With Uber...

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16th October 2017

Weekly Brief: Coming to your mailbox soon, self-driving mail trucks

The US Postal Service is looking to reinvent itself and save millions through self-driving tech. Andrew Tolve reports. Snail mail is about to go semi-autonomous: the US Postal Service...

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18th September 2017

Weekly Brief: GM ready to mass produce a self-driving car

Chevy Bolt clone being readied to deliver Level 4 autonomy but only when legislation allows. Andrew Tolve reports. Ready or not, the world is about to get a mass-produced...

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2nd May 2017

Weekly Brief: Waymo starts offering free autonomous trips in Arizona

Google self-driving taxis just came one step closer to fruition. Andrew Tolve reports. Phoenix, Arizona, doesn’t feel like the face of the future. Plopped down in the north eastern...

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21st April 2017

Pioneer sees aftermarket opportunity in convergence of all things

Pioneer Electronics has long been in the business of expanding the capabilities of cars, with better stereos, navigation systems and backup cameras. It’s eyeing the aftermarket for ADAS and...

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27th March 2017

Weekly Brief: Uber halts self-driving car fleet after Arizona crash

Driverless car crash shows embattled Uber is in no place to take a risk. Andrew Tolve reports Uber’sepically bad 2017 continued last week when one of its self-driving cars...

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