11th February 2019

Seat to Unveil Latest Mobility Concept at WMC

Spanish carmaker Seat will launch what it calls a new urban “micro-mobility” solution based around 5G connectivity appropriately enough at this year’s Mobile World Congress. Company president Luca de...


16th November 2018

SEAT Unveils Prototype 5G Car

SEAT is displaying a prototype 5G connected car at an event in Barcelona, Spain. At the Smart City Expo World Congress, the automaker is showcasing a version of the...


14th November 2018

Ford Acquires Electric Scooter Start-Up

Ford has acquired a San Francisco electric scooter-sharing start-up. Spin, the start-up in question, positions itself as a provider of ‘first-mile’ and ‘last-mile’ transportation services “in 13 cities and campuses across...


9th November 2018

Seat Enters Scooter Market For Urban Mobility

Spanish carmaker Seat is planning a scooter mobility pilot test in a joint venture with electric personal transport innovator Segway. It is considering Spanish cities with suitable infrastructure to...


18th September 2018

VW’s Born-Electric MEB Platform Will Spawn 27 Models by 2022

Volkswagen is hoping its MEB platform will do for the company what the iconic Beetle line did last century.


6th August 2018

Weekly Brief: Demise of Uber trucks shows how volatile driverless industry can be

Uber’s self-driving program was undone by a single pedestrian fatality and who says Waymo won’t be next? Andrew Tolve reports. The AV industry is balanced on a knife edge....


3rd August 2018

Double Trailer from SEAT Better for Environment?

SEAT is claiming the largest and most efficient truck in Europe could halve the number of commercial trailers on the road and lower CO2 emissions per trip by 20%,...


2nd August 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...


25th July 2018

SEAT tests C-V2X on Spanish roads

A Spanish carmaker and telecoms provider have tested C-V2X technology on open roads for the first time, reports Paul Myles. Telefónica and SEAT have teamed up to present the...


8th May 2018

Weekly Brief: Aptiv and Lyft launch fleet of robotaxis in Las Vegas

Members of the general public can now order fully autonomous taxis in Sin City. Andrew Tolve reports. Want to hail a ride in Vegas? Now you can do so...


2nd March 2018

It’ll be a beauty contest for connectivity, say BMW and SEAT

Carmakers are becoming open to setting up the sort of free-wheeling relationships normally associated with internet dating agencies in a bid to keep their connected car services up-to-date and...


12th February 2018

Weekly Brief: Waymo and Uber settle cyber-theft lawsuit

Waymo had Uber by the jugular. Now they’re best friends again. Andrew Tolve reports. Well that was anticlimactic. Uber and Waymo, after dragging each other through the mud for...