Apple CarPlay

26th August 2020

Digital In-Car Companions Must be Useful Beyond the Cabin

The current in-car concierge experience is a mixed-bag of smartphone capabilities often tied into Apple’s CarPlay or Google’s Android Auto platform. As consumers begin to demand more intuitive, meaningful...

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30th April 2020

Safety Campaigners Call for AI Enhanced Voice Controls

Research showing that infotainment touchscreen can reduce driver response time more than being drunk has brought calls for greater use of voice control. Following a study run by the...

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3rd January 2020

Tested: Škoda Superb L&K 2.0 TSI DSG – the Here and Now Super-Urban Solution

Speak to almost any European car dealer and you will hear the lament that diesel sales continue to plummet amid urban air quality concerns. However, this trend has revitalized...

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25th June 2019

Risks Remain to Connected Car Revenue Streams

Connected vehicles are fast becoming in-car companions with everything people expect to enjoy on their smartphones, tablet PCs, smart TVs and on their PCs being made available in their...

By Graham Jarvis

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29th August 2018

Drivers Believe Automated Safety Has Prevented Crashes, J.D. Power Says

A majority of new-car drivers with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) say those features helped prevent an accident in the first 90 days they owned the car, according to...

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27th July 2018

Tested: Ford Focus 2018 where robot takes the wheel

If there’s a mission statement from one of the most successful mass market carmakers in history, it’s that Ford will bring new innovation and technologies to the masses. It’s...

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14th May 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo hands Google keys to its infotainment

Volvo cars will soon come with Android built into the dashboard. Andrew Tolve reports. Forget about mirroring your smartphone with Android Auto, Google has bigger plans in the dashboard:the...

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13th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Jaguar leads the way as EVs dominate Geneva

A look back at the highlights from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Andrew Tolve reports. Internal combustion engine powered vehicles may dominate car sales in Europe but you wouldn’t...

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6th October 2017

Embedded navigation to stick around, say panellists

It may seem like the flurry of vehicles getting Android Auto and/or Apple CarPlay integration quickly will make embedded navigation systems obsolete. But panellists representing some embedded navigation-system suppliers...

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30th May 2017

Weekly Brief: Nevada places its bets on a collision free state

The ‘casino’ state commits to creating the first V2V network in US. Andrew Tolve reports. The US Department of Transportation's proposed rule mandating vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communication would be a...

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13th March 2017

Weekly Brief: Hypercars upstaged by tech at the Geneva Motor Show

This year’s show featured 150 car debuts, from supercars to swanky all electric concepts. Andrew Tolve reports. Supercars hogged the headlines last week at the Geneva Motor Show, more...

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28th November 2016

Weekly Brief: US regulators want phone ‘Drive Mode’ to end texting deaths

Road deaths caused by drivers fiddling with their phones are on the rise. New federal guidelines look to help. Andrew Tolve reports. The more connected cars become, the more...

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