General Motors

14th February 2019

Driverless Cars Not Safe Enough For Public Roads, Tests Results Suggest

Autonomous technology is not safe for public highways according to a study by a consumer interests body. This comes following reports demanded by the California Department of Motor Vehicles...

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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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4th February 2019

Weekly Brief: Communists Driving World’s Biggest AV Adoption

China, the world’s largest auto market, may have been late to the party when it came to autonomous technology but it has all the key ingredients to become the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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7th January 2019

Weekly Brief: This is the Moment of Truth for EVs in America

Remember last year when Tesla, General Motors and Nissan partnered up to lobby for an extension on the $7,500 federal tax credit for new EV purchases? It didn’t work,...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

5th November 2018

Weekly Brief: Baidu Sets Off Robo-Taxi Race in China

The race to roll out robo-taxis in the US makes for great theater. Waymo is on the doorstep. General Motors’ Cruise is nipping at its heels. Uber just announced...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve

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25th October 2018

The Disrupters: WaiveCar Ruffles Auto Feathers With Free Rides

A mobility start-up in Santa Monica, California is bringing the ad-supported digital economy to life in the car sharing business, writes Robert Gray. WaiveCar, which claims to be the...

By Robert Gray

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13th September 2018

Hyundai Looks at Future in Mobility

How automakers are planning future mobility, explored by Robert Gray. Mobility’s future is now. Automakers are no longer talking about the long road into the future for mobility plans,...

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28th August 2018

Japan Starts Self-Driving Taxi Trails in Tokyo

A start-up specializing in autonomous vehicle technology is partnering with a taxi operator to test self-driving taxis in Tokyo. Self-driving taxis are ready to hit the streets of Japan...

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27th August 2018

Weekly Brief: Lookout, VW is Now More Transport Than Automaker

Carmakers don’t want to be carmakers anymore, writes Andrew Tolve. Just look at Volkswagen, which announced a $4Bn investment last week to transform itself into a device and software...

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24th August 2018

VW Vows to Spend $4Bn Becoming a Mobility Company

Volkswagen Group wants to change from an automaker to a mobility service-provider and will bet about $4Bn on that effort by 2025. The plan includes connecting all its models...

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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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16th August 2018

Uber May Offload Self-Driving Unit as Costs Mount

Uber may trade its autonomous vehicles division to a partner to cut costs as it prepares for an initial public offering next year, according to a published report. With...

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