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1st March 2019

AR Backseat Experience Could Lyft the Ride

Automotive infotainment is improving but is still a few “parsecs” away from a Star Wars “Dejarik” moment, where passengers are playing augmented reality games in the backseat as they...

By Robert Gray

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5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group
28th February 2019

5G Ready For Global Auto Roll-out, Claims Lobby Group

A telecoms lobby group used the Mobile World Congress to claim 5G technology is ready to roll-out globally to power automotive mobility. The claim made by the 5G Automotive...

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27th February 2019

Ford Adopts what3words Navigation Solution

Ford has announced it will run the what3words navigation solution throughout its new car models. The carmaker made the announcement at the 2019 Mobile World Congress committing it to...

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Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot
18th February 2019

Ford Launches “Warehouse on Wheels” Parcel Pilot

Ford has launched a pilot trial of a last-mile delivery service in London that could combine logistic solutions using light commercial vehicles with cycle and even pedestrian couriers. The...

Paul Myles TU-Editor

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11th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Amazon finally makes entrance into self-driving tech

With nearly every big tech company having entered the race for self-driving cars in the past 10 years, one name has remained conspicuously absent. The fact that it’s Amazon,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System
7th February 2019

Ford Trials AV Lighting Communication System

Ford has tested a lighting system it hopes will allow autonomous vehicles to communicate with other road users. The automaker collaborated with Chemnitz University of Technology (CUT) on testing...

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30th January 2019

Chariot Taught Ford a Multi-Million Dollar ‘Lesson’

Ford says it has learned a lesson about mobility solutions, albeit a $65M lesson being the cost of the collapse of its ill-fated Chariot acquisition. The urban ride-sharing scheme,...

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Weekly Brief: Detroit Show on Wane But Boasts Ford and VW Alliance
21st January 2019

Weekly Brief: Detroit Show on Wane But Boasts Ford and VW Alliance

The end is rarely pretty – The North American International Auto Show in Detroit was once a global spectacle. Auto enthusiasts flocked to the event from around the world...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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14th January 2019

Ford Looks To 5G for Future Connectivity

Ford looks set on a 5G cellular connected vehicle to infrastructure (C-V2X) future strategy as opposed to dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) networks preferred by the auto industry’s two biggest...

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11th January 2019

Wheels Come Off Ford’s Chariot

Ford has called time on its Chariot urban mobility solution just five years after acquiring the company for $65M. The service, which uses Ford Transit passenger carrying LCVs, operates...

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27th December 2018

AV Test Centers Boom Due to ‘Less Liability’

Ford, Daimler, and FCA were among the global players building brand new test centers in 2018 - and turning legacy infrastructure into future proving grounds.

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AV Cyber-Security Standards Announced in UK
24th December 2018

AV Cyber-Security Standards Announced in UK

The UK’s standards and compliance authority has published new standards for cyber-security in autonomous vehicles. The British Standards Institute (BSI) received funding from the Department for Transport (DfT) to...

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