18th March 2021

Audi Expands Swarm ADAS Capabilities

Audi is accelerating its swarm technology bringing more V2X features to its mass market products. Its upgraded “Local Hazard Information” (LHI) now uses a car-to-cloud connectivity that can estimate...


15th March 2021

Weekly Brief: Regulation not a Bust but a Boon for Driverless Tech

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is sick and tired of waiting for federal self-driving car regulations. In a scathing letter to its sister agency, the National Highway Transportation...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


12th March 2021

Smart Parking Leads the way in Infrastructure Management

Smart traffic management solutions powered by V2X communications and artificial intelligence have the potential to significantly reduce congestion and emissions. However, successful implementation will require coordination between cities, automakers...


10th March 2021

Opening AV Tech Doors with Open-Source Software

Open source software solutions are already being deployed globally by automakers investing in autonomous vehicle technologies. The potential for open source software applications in everything from simulation and testing...


4th January 2021

On the Road with Future In-Vehicle Sat Navs

Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) are already riding shotgun in the cockpit of some connected vehicles. Now industry executives are planning the next advancements they say will...

By Robert Gray


13th November 2020

More Might From Audi’s TDI Titan

Audi has gifted even more muscle to its mighty SQ5 TDI diesel powerplant that now boasts 337bhp and claiming a 0-60mph sprint in just 5 seconds. In its latest...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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....


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...