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28th September 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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19th September 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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19th September 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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10th September 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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7th September 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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7th September 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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5th September 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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4th September 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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24th August 2018

EVs and car-sharing – the perfect couple?

How the auto industry is making miles count more than cars built, explored by Siegfried Mortkowitz. Although global sales of plug-in vehicles are forecast to comprise only about 2%...

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Waymo and Lyft Beef Up Self-Driving Programs
22nd August 2018

Waymo and Lyft Beef Up Self-Driving Programs

Self-driving cars may be years away from getting most consumers around but in limited areas of two US cities, autonomous rides are expanding and seem to be a hit....

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Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers
7th August 2018

Current ACC Too “Dangerous” for Road, Say Insurers

A study has found current adaptive cruise control (ACC) technology is unsafe for consumers. The report by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested several premium car manufacturers’ products concluding some were...

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3rd August 2018

Driverless and ADAS 21% Predicted Annual Growth in Next Decade

A study just published claims the global market for semi and fully autonomous vehicles will record a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 21% by 2030. The report by...

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