Industry Insight

4th May 2018

Big opportunities in driverless for the big suppliers

Despite running into unexpected roadblocks, some believe the development of the self-driving car is moving into top gear. While, for example, Volvo has significantly scaled back its Drive Me...

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4th May 2018

Cabin tech will drive the change in cars, says Citroën

Technology will be the major influencer in what cars will look like in the future and how they will be used by the consumer. This is the opinion of...

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30th April 2018

2018 Wards 10 Best Interiors: What a concept!

From an array of blazing colours and digital dials that perform multiple functions to an in-floor storage bin that can be used to both measure and preserve caught fish, this...

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30th April 2018

Weekly Brief: Ford shifts focus to trucks, SUVs and mobility

Declining consumer demand for sedans and a growing mobile sector have pushed Ford in a bold new direction. Andrew Tolve reports. Ford, the pioneer of automotive manufacturing in America,...

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27th April 2018

Lessons in building smarter cities

Most industry experts believe vehicle communication will drive the nascent stages of smart cities as they interact with not only each other but also with basically everything else in...

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27th April 2018

Insurers begin batting their digital eyelashes

Traditionally insurance has not been seen as the most innovative and the sexiest profession to embark on a long and promising career but the industry is trying hard to...

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LCVs can be at forefront of autonomy, says Citroën
27th April 2018

LCVs can be at forefront of autonomy, says Citroën

While much has been debated about personal consumer vehicle autonomy, adoption of the technology will, most likely, follow the money into commercial vehicle transportation. Citroën’s LCV head of strategy,...

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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...

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20th April 2018

Ducati to bring ADAS to bikers

Italian motor cycle manufacturer Ducati is entering the field of sophisticated ADAS with plans to build bikes boasting radar monitoring front and rear in the next two years. The...

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20th April 2018

Valens’ high-speed answer to car connectivity

In-car connectivity is strangling the auto industry. So says Daniel Shwartzberg, whose company, Israel-based microchip supplier Valens, is offering a solution that appears to be gaining traction with automakers...

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20th April 2018

Tailored insurance models to handle future auto risks

As our relationship with the automobile slowly shifts from mass ownership to car-as-a-service, the gig economy in ride providing has exploded. A great many vehicle owners across the world...

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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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