Fiat Chrysler

18th May 2020

Weekly Brief: Delusional Musk Won’t Stop the Virus-Savvy Innovators

After a month of stalled assembly lines and shuttered factories, the North American automotive industry is coming back to life. Carmakers began to reopen their factories last week as...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


6th August 2018

Schaeffler Acquiring Electronic Steering Developer Paravan

Another auto parts supplier is looking to acquire technology that could have uses within autonomous driving systems. This time, Germany-based Shaeffler has made a deal for Paravan.


3rd August 2018

Fiat Chrysler Inks Deal for French AV Startup StartMeUp

StartMeUp's software helps driverless cars monitor their environment, processing sensor data quickly while keeping heat levels way down.


24th July 2018

Data Exposure Hints at Risks to Automakers

Cybersecurity company UpGuard found over 157GB of proprietary data from GM, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and other automakers exposed on the open Internet.


1st June 2018

AVs Accelerate: Cruise Gets More Cash & Waymo More Cars

It turned into a big day for autonomous vehicles. GM's Cruise division got an infusion of cash from SoftBank and Waymo is signing up for more Fiat Chrysler minivans.


11th May 2018

Voyomotive Unveils a ‘Check Engine’ Light for the Rest of Us

Voyomotive is offering car owners a different way for car owners to diagnose problems with their vehicle.


5th February 2018

Weekly Brief: Hyundai eyes-up Asia driverless taxi market

Hyundai’s latest Level 4 trial hints at the scale of its ambitions in Asia. Andrew Tolve reports. On a sun-kissed day last week in South Korea, Hyundai completed a...


2nd February 2018

Partnerships point the digital way for carmakers

Can the incumbent car manufacturers capitalise on the opportunities to profit from serving in-vehicle content to the car of the future? Recent examples suggest that some of that business,...


21st August 2017

Weekly Brief: Fiat, BMW and Ford get real over driverless challenge

Have car giants admitted driverless tech too big to take on alone or too quickly? Andrew Tolve reports on a banner partnership and a 'bale-out'. Two titans of the...


17th September 2015

Despite its economic downturn, Brazil offers telematics opportunities

Driving your car, listening to your music playlist and make a reservation at your favourite restaurant to meet your friends all at the same time. To many Brazilians, this...


13th August 2015

Why should the connected car mollycoddle its owner?

Four years ago I had the pleasure of being invited to cover the iconic Le Mans 24-hours race in France as a guest of Eugene Kaspersky, the malware expert...


6th August 2015

How can we ‘disclose’ a potentially fatal hack?

It is 2015 and we have now had the first recall based solely on a synthesised cyber-attack on an automotive platform. The good news is that the only affected...