24th January 2022

Weekly Brief: US Insurers Pop the Bubble of ADAS Safety Claims

Advanced driver assistance systems got a rude wake-up call last week from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. IIHS is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides safety ratings for...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


11th October 2021

Weekly Brief: Unregulated Driverless Cars About to Happen in US?

General Motors unveiled a new driving system last week that could radically reshape the race to put self-driving consumer cars on the road in North America. Dubbed Ultra Cruise,...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


19th July 2021

Weekly Brief: When’s a Self-Driving Car Not a Self-Driving Car? When it’s a Tesla

Tesla launched a new subscription service last week for its ‘Full Self Driving’ (FSD) package. For the price of $199 per month, Tesla owners can now upgrade their vehicles...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


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


7th August 2020

Cadillac Reveals First in Family of Luxury BEVs

Cadillac has unveiled what it says is the first in a family of upcoming luxury BEVs in the shape of its Lyriq crossover. The motor employs General Motor’s new...


10th March 2020

Can Voice Assistants Open On-Board Revenue Flood Gates?

Nomi is reputed to be one of the world’s most adorable in-vehicle virtual assistant. Whether you think that’s a good thing depends to a great extent on where you...

By Susan Kuchinskas


28th January 2020

Cadillac Catches Up With Lane Changing Tesla

Cadillac has added automated lane-changing to it latest Super Cruise system as it catches up with Tesla technology. Among other enhancements to the new system, automatic lane-changing should allow...


13th June 2019

What the Autonomous Industry Should Learn from Boeing

Boeing’s 737 Max disasters should be a wake-up call for the automotive industry. As we move through advanced driver safety to autonomous systems, there are troubling analogies with commercial...

By Susan Kuchinskas

6th June 2019

Cadillac Expands Super Cruise ADAS Availability

Cadillac plans to expand the availability of its Super Cruise network to a further 70,000 miles of North American highway. This means Super Cruise, Cadillac’s hands-free driver assistance system,...


31st May 2019

Sliding Camshafts Star in Latest Cadillac V-Series

Cadillac debuts a sliding camshaft along with its latest turbo-charging technology in the performance V-Series sedan range. Its CT4-V has a 2.7-liter four-cylinder DOHC 16v engine with a single...


23rd April 2019

5G Extracts More V2X Revenue From Consumers Than DSRC

Top spot as the future dominant technology in the connected car world is still uncertain as dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) and 5G LTE wireless slug it out. Yet, as...


9th April 2019

A Costs ‘Reality Check’ is Coming To AV Manufacturers

Years of hype suggest that driverless cars are right around the corner, inching toward deployment with just a few more miles of road tests. General Motors is one of...

By Louis Bedigian