9th February 2023

S Korea Fines Three German Carmakers in Dieselgate Row

Three German automakers accused of colluding on curbing emissions technologies for their diesel-powered vehicles have been fined $33.48M by South Korean authorities. The ‘Dieselgate’ issue has seen the nation’s...


1st February 2023

Autotech and Connectivity: A Tale of Two Cities at CES and MWC

This is an exciting time of the year for anyone interested in connectivity and the automotive industry. It is the midpoint between the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las...

By Steve Bell, Chief Analyst, Connectivity at Informa Tech Automotive Group


26th January 2023

Automakers Against Stampede to BEV Dominance

When the president of the world’s biggest carmaker talks, people listen. So, when Akio Toyoda said, in September of last year, that bans on ICE cars within 10 to...

By Siegfried Mortkowitz


26th January 2023

Turbo Tweaks Boost BMW M3 CS Power Output

BMW has launched the latest iteration of its special-edition performance M3 CS model claiming 542bhp from its six-cylinder in-line gasoline engine. With lightweight construction, the new BMW M3 CS...


13th January 2023

Connected Autonomous Vehicles will Evolve the Digital Economy

With a growing data influx from connected and autonomous vehicles, automakers their partners and third-party organisations are  looking to develop connected autonomous vehicles (CAVs) as a key platform for...

By Graham Jarvis


9th January 2023

Automakers Dominate Debuts at CES 2023

After two years of pandemic interference, the Consumer Electronics Show was back in full force last week with a larger than ever automotive presence. More than 300 auto-related presenters...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


28th December 2022

From Software-as-a-Service to Vehicle-as-a-Digital-Service

For quite a while there have been concepts such as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), and now with the increasing digitalization and connected automation of the automotive experience, a new paradigm has...

By Graham Jarvis


22nd December 2022

BMW to Start Own Production of Solid-State BEV Batteries

BMW is to start making its own solid-state batteries for future BEVs at its plants in Germany. Reuters reports that the move follows an agreement with US battery maker,...


14th December 2022

BMW Applies Quantum Computing to Hydrogen Fuel Cell Development

BMW is using quantum computing in a bid to accelerate its hydrogen fuel cell powertrain capabilities. The automaker has turned to specialist Quantinuum’s InQuanto platform to solve one of...


17th November 2022

Stellantis Pounces on AV Tech as Others Waver

Just as Stellantis has accelerated its services in shared mobility as others decamp, the automaker group is forging ahead with investments in the autonomous space. Hardly had the ink...


20th October 2022

Investors Fret as Tesla Stacks Up Unsold Cars

Tesla is making more cars but failing to sell them, that’s the market assessment that greets the BEV maker’s latest sales figures. Because while it has been know to...


13th October 2022

Power Boost for Latest BMW M2

BMW latest hot saloon M2 boasts a power hike to 453bhp and a 0-to-62mph sprint in the supercar league of 4.1 seconds. The BMW M2 aims at recapturing the...