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19 Oct 2018

First Commercial ‘Victim’ of UK EV Grant Cuts

The UK government’s shock decision not to renew grants for plug-in hybrid vehicles and to reduce the grant to BEVs has claimed its first commercial victim. Medium-term vehicle hire...

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18 Oct 2018

Autonomous Tech Dangerously Confusing Motorists, Study Says

ADAS and automated driver systems are confusing motorists to a dangerous degree, latest research suggests. A study commissioned by auto safety specialists including Thatcham Research, Euro NCAP and Global...

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09 Oct 2018

Sportscar JV Toyota Supra Online Orders Open

Sportscar fans can now pre-order the latest rendition of the iconic Toyota Supra muscle car online ahead of its official global debut at next year’s North American International Auto...

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04 Oct 2018

GM & Honda Partnership Looks to Close the AV Gap With Waymo

The partnership between GM's Cruise division and Honda is a way for both companies to develop better autonomous technology, while closing the gap between their efforts and Waymo's early...

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28 Sep 2018

Pininfarina Signs E-Powertrain Deal for PFO Hypercar

Iconic Italian auto design house Automobili Pininfarina is focusing its future efforts on electrified powertrains with a development agreement signed with Rimac. The automotive electric specialist will provide battery...

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19 Sep 2018

E-tron SUV Is Audi’s Big Push Into an Electric Future

This week, Audi unveiled the all-electric E-tron, which could be the blueprint for the company's future.

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19 Sep 2018

Mapping to Remain Vital Part of Auto Tech Industry

Where are you right now? Whatever the answer, your location is nearly 100% certain to be available on a digital map. Our increasingly data-heavy world, matched with real-time applications...

By Eric Volkman

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10 Sep 2018

BMW Builds Advanced Simulation Center in Munich

The virtual test-drives will be conducted not only by the development engineers but also by customers on a regular basis. German auto-giant BMW announced construction of a facility for...

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07 Sep 2018

FCA Driverless Plan Invests $30M in Historic Test Center

The historic car testing site at Chelsea Proving Grounds in Michigan is where Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) plans to run its autonomous vehicle research. FCA announced it is investing...

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07 Sep 2018

BMW’s Voice System Will Let You Give Your Car a Nickname

If you picture a car with a pet name, you’re likely to think of a hand-me-down Volvo or a faithful old Subaru but starting next year, owners of sleek,...

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05 Sep 2018

Mercedes Pointer to EVs as Mainstream

The market for all-electric luxury vehicles is starting to heat up, with Daimler announcing a battery-powered Mercedes crossover SUV as BMW and Audi prepare their own new models. Daimler...

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04 Sep 2018

NXP Acquires OmniPHY Targeting Auto Ethernet

The two companies will combine efforts to develop high-speed Ethernet connectivity for autonomous vehicles and their embedded applications. Automotive semiconductor supplier NXP acquired OmniPHY, a provider of automotive Ethernet-subsystem...

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