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29th June 2018

Study claims distracted driving is endemic

Robert Gray is told telematics shows most drivers flout safety by using phones while driving. Distracted driving is not only worse than many experts thought it was, it’s 100...

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18th May 2018

Hey Bot, what do you know about reasonable driving behaviour?

It’s a science-fiction trope as old as the genre itself – a sentient machine (robot, spacecraft, Skynet, etc.) seizes power, and begins to make life miserable for the humans...

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18th May 2018

Hey Bot, what do you know about reasonable driving behaviour?

The ethical challenges of AI in a driverless future, investigated by Eric Volkman. It’s a science-fiction trope as old as the genre itself – a sentient machine (robot, spacecraft,...

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14th May 2018

Weekly Brief: Volvo hands Google keys to its infotainment

Volvo cars will soon come with Android built into the dashboard. Andrew Tolve reports. Forget about mirroring your smartphone with Android Auto, Google has bigger plans in the dashboard:the...

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4th May 2018

Bayonets get fixed to slice up the mobility cake

There’s a new bet in the high-stakes poker game between US ride-sharing giants Lyft and Uber, and top autonomous tech company Waymo, owned by Google parent Alphabet. Lyft, very...

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4th May 2018

Bayonets get fixed to slice up the mobility cake

Digital and auto giants are drawing up battle lines on who will boss ride-hailing, explored by Eric Volkman. There’s a new bet in the high-stakes poker game between US...

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20th April 2018

Smart infrastructure may be the cheapest driverless option

For all the talk of LiDAR, radar and connectivity in self-driving vehicles, little has been said regarding how the expense of these features could influence widespread adoption. Will carmakers...

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16th April 2018

Weekly Brief: Uber Jump’s into entire transportation ecosystem

Uber prepares itself for an IPO with a broader focus on urban transportation. Andrew Tolve reports. It was a strange week for Uber. First, the ride-hailing giant reportedly spent...

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29th March 2018

Lights, action and enjoy the driverless ride

BIS Automotive predicted in a report that the global in-vehicle entertainment market will reach a total market value of $52.2Bn ($37.6Bn) by 2022. The report, Global In-Vehicle Infotainment Market,...

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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...

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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,...

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29th January 2018

Weekly Brief: Two Tesla Autopilot incidents raise driverless concerns

A couple more Tesla Autopilot incidents raises fresh questions about the safety of semi-autonomous tech. Andrew Tolve reports. Tesla’s highly touted driver assistance system, Autopilot, picked up two more black...

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