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8th June 2018

Day Two TU-Automotive Detroit 2018: Partnerships and data to drive forward

The connected-car industry is coming together, for real. Susan Kuchinskas wraps up the second day in Novi, Michigan. Continued from Day One. The importance of breaking down siloes and...


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.


7th May 2018

Ansys Acquires AV Simulation Software Specialist Optis

Simulation software specialist Ansys broadens its capabilities for autonomous vehicle testing with the purchase of Optis.


23rd April 2018

Weekly Brief: Toyota places its bets on DSRC

Carmaker snubs GPS in plans to integrate V2V and V2I communications across its Toyota and Lexus brands in the US. Andrew Tolve reports. If cars could talk, the stories...


6th April 2018

Michigan’s American Center for Mobility Officially Opens

The newly opened Michigan's American Center for Mobility is being lauded as the future of autonomous vehicle development and testing. Microsoft, which is eyeing a bigger role for itself...


6th April 2018

Future engineers take FIRST step into robotics

Charlie Ackerman’s approach to recruiting future engineers for automotive supplier Robert Bosch is similar to how Major League Baseball prepares its future stars. Boschsponsors farm teams for future talent....


3rd April 2018

Weekly Brief: BMW and Daimler merge their mobility companies

An unlikely shake-up on the mobility front comes amid another ominous week for self-driving tech. Andrew Tolve reports Mercedes-Benz and BMW have been the fiercest of rivals for more than...


29th March 2018

Levelling the driverless playground dream

No technological path is straight and smooth and this is especially applicable to assisted and autonomous driving. Recent examples of missteps abound – the Uber death crash in Arizona,...


23rd March 2018

The complicated role of AI in future vehicles

Artificial Intelligence, which Hollywood latched onto decades ago as the technology motivating mankind-threatening computers, will slowly trickle into vehicles in the coming years, and its prospects for enhancing safety...


19th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Lyft to build self-driving tech with auto supplier Magna

Lyft was happy to let others take the lead on building self-driving tech. Not anymore, reports Andrew Tolve. Don’t forget about Lyft. In the furious race to commercialise robo-taxi...


16th March 2018

Blockchain an anchor or a shackle for carmakers?

Car data, from vehicle performance to driving behaviour to toll booths, could be valuable if not for the thorny questions of who owns the data and who should have...


9th March 2018

Could this be the year the car starts ‘thinking’?

The next few years are expected to transform the auto industry as automakers begin to deploy their first self-driving vehicles. This will bring a number of dramatic changes in...