06 Dec 2018

Bosch, Start-Up Push “Multi-Standard” V2X, Snubbing Telcos

Bosch is partnering with a connected vehicle start-up to launch “a multi-standard approach” to vehicle-to-everything communication (V2X). The move runs counter to telcos’ promotion of their own networks, particularly...


03 Dec 2018

BMW’s Alphabet: Diesel OK for Fleet Use

BMW’s fleet management subsidiary has claimed a recent study shows diesel engines compliant with modern standards are suitable for fleet use. Alphabet cited analysis by the European Automobile Manufacturers’...


26 Nov 2018

Weekly Brief: Turkey Day Traffic Trauma Ahead of LA Auto Show

Thanksgiving is a time of appreciation, turkey legs, hot gravy, family reunions and, of course, the great American tradition of sitting in traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. This...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


20 Nov 2018

A Leader in Autonomous Tech Has Yet to Emerge

Whether it’s a concept car, a pilot, or a press release, almost every US automaker has planted a flag in autonomy. Meanwhile, driver assistance systems get more and more...

By Susan Kuchinskas


19 Nov 2018

BMW, Ericsson & Vodafone Pushing C-V2X Adoption in EU

A group of tech, telecom and auto heavyweights are lobbying the European Union to adopt C-V2X technology in the coming years.


09 Nov 2018

EC Approves Daimler-BMW Mobility JVs

The European Commission has approved six joint mobility ventures from Daimler and BMW, subject to conditions. The JVs will entail the automakers pooling their resources in the parking, charging,...


06 Nov 2018

BMW Car-Sharing Subsidiary Increases London Presence

BMW’s car-sharing service, DriveNow, is boosting its presence in London. In addition to the four boroughs of the UK capital in which it currently operates, the service will now...


30 Oct 2018

EV Company, JV Link for Expanded Charging

An electric vehicle charging company is partnering with several automotive and tech heavy hitters’ joint venture to offer US EV drivers expanded charging coverage. Blink Charging operates a network...


29 Oct 2018

BMW Demonstrates in-Vehicle Graphic Display System

BMW has demonstrated a system for storing and projecting displays on an unlimited number of a vehicle’s surfaces. RAMSES is an open-source software platform that purports to offer a...


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...


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...


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...