Industry Insight

9th March 2018

Driverless consumers to suck-it-and-see

The autonomous driving future is an exciting prospect for many of us but perhaps not the majority. Recent studies conducted by a variety of organisations indicate that quite a...

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9th March 2018

High rollers eager for tech engagement, says Cadillac

Premium consumers are driving the uptake of connected services according to Donny Nordlicht, head of product and technology communications with Cadillac. That’s not all down to sheer chance, either,...

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9th March 2018

Prediction missing link for AVs, Toyota says

Automakers and suppliers working to bring Level 5 autonomous capability to fruition may have a good handle on how their vehicles will perceive and plan but a third “p”...

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5th March 2018

Weekly Brief: Toyota invests billions to build new self-driving car company

With Waymo set to deploy a commercial self-driving car service in Arizona in the coming months, the pressure is on for automakers to respond. Toyota answered the call last...

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2nd March 2018

Swotting up on autonomous

Fittingly for technology that has required vast amounts of brainpower and research, autonomous driving has established a foothold in academia. This school term, a pair of self-driving shuttle buses...

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2nd March 2018

‘One policy’ driverless insurance is the aim

While the British government, among other across the globe, is putting its faith in an autonomous vehicle future, consumers are maintaining a certain degree of opposition to this technology....

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2nd March 2018

Premium seating fits with AVs, EVs and CVs, Recaro chief says

They might not need the kind of body-hugging performance bucket seat that made Recaro famous, but drivers of electric vehicles, future car sharers and passengers riding in autonomous vehicles...

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26th February 2018

Weekly Brief: Waymo green light to run driverless taxis in Arizona

The speculation is over. The era of commercial robot-taxis has begun. Andrew Tolve reports. Taxi drivers beware, Waymo has just got the green light to start charging passengers for...

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23rd February 2018

Current driverless tech inadequate, says Great Wall

Driverless technology sounds great on paper but automakers might find it difficult to meet their pie-in-the-sky expectations for imminent deployment. Mark Crawford, chief engineer of autonomous driving systems for...

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23rd February 2018

Integration-as-a-service is a now a supplier’s role, says Continental

First Tier suppliers will have to provide a much broader service to carmakers than just components in an ever more complex technological landscape. That’s the opinion of Frank Jourdan,...

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23rd February 2018

Connected car battle lines are drawn

“The great wind down of DSRC (dedicated short-range communication) has begun, as the great wind up of 5G commences,” declares Roger Lanctot, director automotive connected mobility at Strategy Analytics....

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23rd February 2018

Putting brakes on autonomous future

A Dutch company with 90-year-old roots in the automotive braking business is growing its North American presence and says its future lies in supplying by-wire brake systems to enable...

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