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


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...


24th January 2019

JLR’s AVs Could Use Projections To Warn Road Users of Intentions

Jaguar Land Rover has developed an autonomous vehicle (AV) lighting system that will warn other road users where the car is headed. Not unlike the system unveiled by Hyundai...


17th January 2019

Hyundai Ioniq Updated With ADAS Package & Blue Link Connectivity

Hyundai's latest iteration of its Ioniq sedan features an updated interior with navigation system and an expanded ADAS package standard.


14th January 2019

Weekly Brief: Voice Assistants Were CES’ Stars, AVs its Punchline

Autonomous vehicles were out in force in Las Vegas last week for the Consumer Electronics Show. Showgoers who opened the Lyft app got a message asking if they wanted...

Commentary by Andrew Tolve


11th January 2019

Hyundai Developing Tech to Aid Hearing-Impaired Drivers

Hyundai is creating new tech for hearing-impaired drivers navigate that will allow them to get to their destinations safely. This includes a steering wheel that lights up and vibrates,...


8th January 2019

‘Walking Cars’ for Last-Step Delivery, Claims Hyundai

Surely one of the more outlandish flights of fancy in a conference full of dreamers, must be Hyundai’s “walking car” concept. Naturally in a bid to give the concept...


7th January 2019

Hyundai Previews Autonomous EV Parking Tech

Hyundai Group, including the Hyundai and Kia brands, has developed technology it claims enables wireless electric vehicle charging and automated parking. The Automated Valet Parking System (AVPS) purportedly allows...


2nd January 2019

Hyundai Fingerprint Tech Claims Five-Fold Increased Security

Following the trend for mobile device technology gravitating into the auto world, Hyundai is claiming a world first in bringing fingerprint recognition into its range. It says its automotive...


12th December 2018

Hyundai’s Hydrogen Future Sees 2M FCEVs Annually By 2030

The Hyundai group has pledged itself to a hydrogen future promising to be making 500,000 vehicle-ready fuel-cells by 2030. The group, which includes the Kia brand, has announced its...


6th December 2018

Digital Customer Experience Now Key For Automakers

Shopping for a new car used to be a labor of love, or a trip through hell. Some customers enjoyed the trips to multiple showrooms to stroke the flanks...

By Susan Kuchinskas


5th December 2018

Hyundai, Netradyne Partner on HD Mapping & Navigation

Hyundai and Netradyne believe that advanced navigation capabilities are critical to advancing autonomous driving, with crowd-sourced information a central component.