1st October 2018

Hybrids at Heart of Toyota’s Powertrain Future

Hybrid vehicles have a long way to go as a pivotal part of Toyota’s long term powertrain strategy. That’s the opinion of Sophie Ogunbiyi, manager external affairs Toyota Europe,...


12th September 2018

Renesas Looks to Mine AV Gold With IDT Acquisition

With its planned acquisition of IDT, Renesas is looking to make itself a powerhouse in the field of autonomous vehicles electronics.


19th July 2018

5G Cars Coming in 2020, Joining Wave of Connected Vehicles

As 5G networks start coming online, look for more and more connected cars to have the technology incorporated into them, according to a study from Counterpoint.


9th July 2018

Baidu Churns Out Driverless Buses in China, Looks to Japan

China's Baidu is looking to expand its self-driving Apolong bus line both domestically, as well as overseas, with Japan as the next market for the company's autonomous technology.


14th May 2018

5G Roars Ahead Thanks to NTT DoCoMo Race-Car Trials

In Japan, NTT DoCoMo is pushing the boundaries of car connectivity with 5G field trials that include vehicle's traveling over 100mph.


13th March 2018

AI-Powered Taxi Service Aims to Improve Mobility in Tokyo

A partnership between Toyota, JapanTaxi, KDDI and Accenture uses artificial intelligence technology in taxis to predict demand based on location, weather and special events.


7th April 2017

Honda keeps hydrogen option open for driverless cars

Carmakers are hedging their bets over powertrains to suit driverless cars simply because they still don’t know how consumers will use the technology. For while most experts believe electrification...


5th August 2016

Tough tech a must for connected cars

Digital technology has to prove it is every bit as robust as any other automotive product if the connected car has a long term future. That’s the opinion of...


29th April 2016

Nissan wants global standards for the driverless car

As autonomous driving and sharing services advance worldwide, the land of mobility finds large changes arriving at its border. How do industry-leading companies respond to these looming changes? TU-Automotive...


14th May 2015

Toyota takes the pee out of driving!

Long car trips can present special challenges for wheelchair users and the elderly with disabilities or special needs, not least concern about being able to find a suitably equipped...