Audi

7th October 2020

VW Completes First V2V ‘Swarm Test’

Volkswagen Group has successfully tested it V2V and V2X communications suites using a mixture of its branded vehicles. The tests on an off-road circuit at the Nardò Technical Center...

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5th October 2020

AVs’ Captive Audience Presents Infotainment Challenge

The future of automotive transportation will be defined by two domains: the driving function and the in-car user experience. As the driving function becomes more automated and autonomous, the...

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1st October 2020

Automakers Winning Push for AV-Only Road Networks

As autonomous vehicle developers strive to design mission critical, the idea of an AV corridor is finally gaining acceptance as the right step forward. Carmakers have for years been...

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30th September 2020

Audi PHEV Hothatch Claiming Zero Emission Commute

Audi’s latest sporty urban extended hatchback claims its PHEV powertrain is good for 41 miles on electric power alone. The range, enough to cope with most average commutes especially...

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19th August 2020

UK Drivers Could be Hands-Free By Next Year

In what many traditionalists will see as a seismic change, UK drivers could be in charge of vehicles without holding the steering wheel by as soon as next spring....

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24th July 2020

Audi Joins the V2G Queue Hoping to Accelerate BEV Sales

Audi is the latest automaker taking a leaf out of Nissan’s BEV book and exploring vehicle-to-grid charging capabilities on its all-electric models. Nissan has been extolling the virtues of...

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16th April 2020

BMW Tops Least Distraction Infotainment Study

Independent test results suggest BMW’s iDrive infotainment is the least distracting for drivers in use while budget brand MG’s is the worst. More worryingly for vehicle safety is that...

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6th April 2020

Weekly Brief: Driverless Cars Could Become Latest Virus Victims

The Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida, enlisted the help of four self-driving shuttles last week to move coronavirus test samples from a drive-thru testing site to a nearby processing...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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23rd March 2020

Leading Cyber-Security Company Latest Member of 5GAA

A South Korean cyber-security specialist is the latest company to join the 5G automotive lobby group, the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA). Autocrypt, that specializes in security operations for C-ITS...

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23rd March 2020

Weekly Brief: Automotive’s Virus Lockdown a Time to Reflect

The threat of a widespread lockdown across the automotive industry turned into a reality last week, as the coronavirus continued to unleash chaos around the world. All major automakers...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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16th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Virus ‘Silver Lining’ Could End Auto’s Dependency on China

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world with frightening speed, the automotive industry has braced itself for what could be a long and costly disruption to operations. Some...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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13th March 2020

Changing Up Through the Gears to Level 4

The global automotive sector still remains in the early stages of Level 2 autonomy. Estimates by Singapore technology market analysts Canalys finds that only 11% of new cars sold...

By Andrew Williams

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