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8th June 2017

TU-Automotive Detroit 2017: Day One – Ecosystem is the word

Certainly, partnerships have always been central to the automotive industry and they're one of the prime drivers of the TU-Automotive Detroit Conference 2017. The fact that, this year, the...

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5th May 2017

Automotive mobility depends on ‘smart’ machines

Automakers, start-ups and suppliers are eager to discuss the importance of technology, but they aren’t always in agreement with regard to how it should be used. Artificial intelligence is...

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28th April 2017

Ford sees auto tech as the new sales pitch

With a plethora of connected car and autonomous technology waiting in the wings to enter mainstream consumer vehicles, there remains the question whether any of it will boost car...

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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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