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14th November 2016

Weekly Brief: Google signals the end of carmakers’ control over the dashboard

Google launched version 2.0 of Android Auto and, in doing so, put the automotive aftermarket on high alert. The updated app now makes Android Auto available directly on smartphones. That...

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29th August 2016

Weekly Brief: World’s first self-driving taxis hit the streets of Singapore

In a quiet district of Singapore, a little-known start-up just laid claim to one of the transportation industry's biggest prizes – the first fully operational, street-legal self-driving taxis. The...

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1st August 2016

Weekly Brief: INRIX taps car big data to revolutionise billboards

At high motorway speeds, you can't process much from a billboard. Maybe a word or two. A bold image. In gridlock, on the other hand, you can consume whole...

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27th June 2016

Weekly Brief: Smoke-and-mirrors act to turn Tesla into a green energy company

Imagine this: you go to buy a new electric vehicle (EV) and it comes with an optional solar panel for the roof of your home. That's the magical vision...

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6th June 2016

Weekly Brief: Porsche builds new company devoted to digital mobility solutions

Thilo Koslowski, founder of Gartner’s automotive practice and a regular keynote speaker at TU-Automotive Detroit 2016, is fond of calling the automobile “the ultimate mobile device”. Now he’ll get...

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9th May 2016

Weekly Brief: Google partners with FCA to bring self-driving tech to minivans

Let’s be honest, it’s tough to make a minivan cool. Nothing better encapsulates the descent from the freedom of our youth into the practicality of parenthood than a pair...

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6th May 2016

Digital lifestyle to become more relevant than a car’s engine

Connectivity of cars as an element of the IoT is an inevitability as their function shiftspast a focus on performance and reliability and into the realm of software and...

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4th April 2016

Weekly Brief: Tesla debuts EV for the masses

The new Tesla Model 3, which launched last week, has much in common with its older siblings, the Model S and Model X, including a sleek design, a super...

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29th March 2016

Weekly Brief: Connected tech reigns supreme at 2016 New York Auto Show

The car may still be king at the New York Auto Show but “mobility service” was the buzzword this year in the exhibition halls and keynote addresses. CEO of...

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14th March 2016

Weekly Brief: GM pays more than $1Bn for start-up Cruise Automation

Most New Year’s resolutions make it a day or two. A few last a month. Even fewer reach Spring. Congratulations to General Motors (GM), then, which set out to...

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11th January 2016

Weekly Brief: GM caps banner week at CES with $500M investment in Lyft

Big auto news happened even before CES took off when Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced its open source start-up programme at TU-Automotive’s Consumer Telematics Show (CTS) last week. JLR’s...

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12th October 2015

Weekly Brief: ITS World Congress spotlights V2X opportunity in ancient cities

In this week’s Brief: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress, PSA Peugeot Citroën, u-blox, Cohda Wireless, Siemens, NXP Semiconductors, Cohda Wireless, BMW, Yamaha, Honda, BMW, Daimler, Audi, German Federal...

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