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24th April 2017

Weekly Brief: Toyota beats Tesla to the punch with zero-emissions big rig

Elon Musk asked us to wait until September for a peek at the world’s first zero-emissions articulated truck. Toyota had different plans. Andrew Tolve reports Cars and trucks produce...

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3rd March 2017

Schaeffler stakes claim to automotive’s leading edges

The Schaeffler Group, a big name in automotive engineering, is moving ahead with a big strategic vision that includes automated driving and various forms of electrification. At last month’s...

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10th February 2017

How UBI is changing insurance risk calculation

Motor insurance has been in a continual state of flux since telematics and digital technology created usage-based insurance (UBI). Now, with personal transport and the automobile poised at the...

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13th January 2017

Gazing at the crystal ball of connected cars – Part I

2016 was a vibrant, productive and profitable year for companies having anything to do with autonomy and connected vehicles. This report examines the current state of the industry and...

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12th December 2016

Weekly Brief: Audi takes V2I mainstream in Las Vegas

It may not sound all that glamorous but Audi’s new Traffic Light Information feature represents a bellwether moment for V2I communication. Andrew Tolve reports. Think about a time when,...

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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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7th November 2016

Weekly Brief: Nationwide US EV charging corridors announced

For all their environmental benefits, electric vehicles (EVs) still have one major drawback – they can't go very far. Sure, the top models now can eek out a range...

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4th November 2016

Explosion of car sharing in Asia on the way

The latest report, What’s Ahead for Car Sharing from Boston Consulting Group (BCG) released in February 2016 reads: ‘By 2021, 35M users will sign-up for 1.5Bn minutes of driving...

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4th November 2016

TU-Automotive Europe 2016 – Day Two

If you've missed it, you catch up with Day One. The second day of TU-Automotive Europe 2016 began as the first day had concluded: with future mobility services. “Cities...

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3rd November 2016

TU-Automotive Europe 2016 – Day One

As the question of whether the autonomous car will ever become reality appears to have been resolved – almost everyone in the motor industry now believes that it will....

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20th October 2016

Tested: Audi Q7 tech pack's connectivity

Audi has given its customers choosing the Technology Pack option on new vehicles three years to accept the benefits of full connectivity before they start getting charged for the...

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7th October 2016

Imagination is the only limitation to using vehicle data

Automakers have been severely challenged by the rush to bring mobile devices into the car but connectivity is a feature many consumers cannot live without. Alan Ewing, president and...

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