Industry Insight

29th March 2018

Humans, not bots, will drive tech change says Nissan

While it is clear that the rapidly evolving technologies in the automotive world will have a huge impact on the shape of its future, there is another vital element...

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26th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Uber death throws autonomous testing into doubt

An Uber self-driving car driving in autonomous mode struck a 49-year-old homeless woman walking a bike across a road late at night in Tempe, Arizona, last week. The car’s...

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23rd March 2018

Automotive connected services need to extend beyond the car

When we park and leave our car, typically (and hopefully) not much happens to it. We return from our business to find the craft in the same state we...

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23rd March 2018

Proven driverless tech is a billion miles away, says Hyundai

There are several doomsday theorists who are afraid of artificial intelligence (AI) and its potential to overthrow the planet but cars will have to learn to drive themselves before...

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23rd March 2018

You’ll still hail the cab that suits your image, says Nissan

There was a time when many traditionalists attending motor shows would shy away from challenging new concepts and retreat back to the safety of ogling the latest monster V8....

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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...

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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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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...

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16th March 2018

Edging towards a better UBI experience

In order to keep pace with the vastly increased data processing and storage demands of the connected and autonomous vehicle, many organisations around the world are now considering moving...

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16th March 2018

Bose wants to clear up the cabin

Beyond the radio, sound can be emitted from a variety of sources in modern vehicles, including navigation and advanced-driver-assist safety systems. It also can come from drivers and passengers...

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13th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Jaguar leads the way as EVs dominate Geneva

A look back at the highlights from the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. Andrew Tolve reports. Internal combustion engine powered vehicles may dominate car sales in Europe but you wouldn’t...

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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...

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