Microsoft

01 Oct 2018

Volkswagen, Microsoft Launch CV Partnership

Volkswagen is teaming up with Microsoft on a cloud computing system for its connected vehicles. The companies are claiming the ‘Volkswagen Automotive Cloud’, based on Microsoft’s Azure platform, will...

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11 Sep 2018

Robots But Not as We Know Them Jim!

Louis Bedigian explores what robots should, and shouldn’t, look like in an automotive HMI future. The human machine interface (HMI) is set to become very important to the cars...

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10 Sep 2018

BMW Builds Advanced Simulation Center in Munich

The virtual test-drives will be conducted not only by the development engineers but also by customers on a regular basis. German auto-giant BMW announced construction of a facility for...

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02 Aug 2018

Alexa With You in SEAT Cabins

Amazon’s Alexa voice activated assistant will soon be joining you in the cabin of a new SEAT as the Spanish carmaker rolls out the service across its new range...

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25 Jul 2018

Volta Grabs $32M to Develop Electric Vehicle Charging Network

Californian startup Volta is planning a major expansion of its ad-supported, electric vehicle charging stations. The company now has additional $32 million to make it happen.

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27 Apr 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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27 Apr 2018

Lessons in building smarter cities

How V2X can help cities function better in a connected world, explored by Robert Gray. Most industry experts believe vehicle communication will drive the nascent stages of smart cities...

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09 Apr 2018

Weekly Brief: Real world driverless testing could be banned

ACM believes that we should test and validate self-driving tech before we unleash it on public roads. Andrew Tolve reports. In the wake of two fatal accidents in the...

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16 Feb 2018

Hooking up to the IoT with a clear conscience

The United States Senate will consider the SELF-DRIVE Act that will, among other things, require car makers to develop plans or automotive cyber security, while also directing NHTSA to...

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22 Sep 2017

Ford, Microsoft pioneer mixed-reality design

Somewhere between the visceral feel of a hard clay or foam model and the ether of virtual reality, Ford is experimenting with a new mixed-reality technology that combines physical...

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24 Jul 2017

Weekly Brief: Lyft self-driving division closes gap with Uber

Lyft wakes up to the fact that it needs its own self-driving tech to compete in the future of ridesharing. Andrew Tolve reports. Six months of scandals, dustups and...

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17 Jul 2017

Weekly Brief: Audi debuts world’s first Level 3 autonomous vehicle

Hate driving in traffic? The new Audi A8 has got that handled for you. Andrew Tolve reports. When Audi's new A8 flagship executive cruiser trundles off the factory line...

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