4th January 2021

On the Road with Future In-Vehicle Sat Navs

Artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) are already riding shotgun in the cockpit of some connected vehicles. Now industry executives are planning the next advancements they say will...

By Robert Gray


10th March 2020

TomTom Claims Success in Fast AV Map Building

TomTom says it has proof of concept for fast building HD navigation maps required by driverless vehicles. The location technology specialist teamed up with Toyota Research Institute – Advanced...


19th July 2019

Sponsored Q&A With Kevin Bullock Business Development Director, Maxar

Kevin Bullock Maxar business development director Q: Tell us more about Maxar “We’re relatively new to the automotive industry yet we date back to the 1950s. We have a...


TomTom, Denso Developing AV Systems
8th January 2019

TomTom, Denso Developing AV Systems

TomTom is partnering with software maker Denso for development of autonomous vehicle systems. TomTom says its AV mapping systems will be equipped to draw data from Denso’s in-vehicle camera...


7th January 2019

Emissions Cut Behind Delphi and TomTom Collaboration

UK autonomous driving specialist Delphi Technologies has announced a collaboration with navigation provider TomTom in a bid to radically cut transport emissions. The pair hope to devise electronic and...


15th October 2018

Human-Free Roads To Bring AV Nearer, Says Kia Exec

Autonomous-only roads could accelerate the adoption of the technology and modern-era built cities are likely to be leading this strategy. That is the opinion of Artur Martins vice-president marketing...


3rd October 2018

TomTom to Supply HERE Owner BMW With Tech

Mapping giant TomTom has extended its global reach by adding the BMW Group to its list of auto companies it now supplies with embedded technology despite the German automaker...


19th September 2018

Mapping to Remain Vital Part of Auto Tech Industry

Where are you right now? Whatever the answer, your location is nearly 100% certain to be available on a digital map. Our increasingly data-heavy world, matched with real-time applications...

By Eric Volkman


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...


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...


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...


16th January 2018

Weekly Brief: Self-driving cars run amok over CES 2018

Remember the halcyon days when consumer electronics were the stars of the Consumer Electronics Show? Andrew Tolve reports on how self-driving cars put an end to that. Last week...