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3rd May 2016

Weekly Brief: Beijing Motor Show launches suggest SUVs may revive Chinese auto market

It’s been a rough year for the Chinese auto market. Sedan sales are down 5.3%, minivans have slipped 17.5% and the outlook for mini cars and electric vehicles look...

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11th April 2016

Weekly Brief: PSA Peugeot Citroe?n and BMW deliver big week for car-sharing

There are many reasons not to buy a car — fuel costs, hellish traffic, high insurance, expensive tickets, pricy upkeep and lack of parking to name a few —...

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21st March 2016

Weekly Brief: Carmakers pledge to make AEB standard by 2022

Safety organisations claim that automatic emergency brakes (AEB) would save an estimated 10,000 lives a year in the US if they were standard across all new cars. That’s nearly...

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7th March 2016

Weekly Brief: A Google car crashes, world gasps, yet fuel-fumed Geneva Motor Show just smirks

All eyes should have been trained on Geneva Motor Show last week for the year’s premier European auto show; instead, a minor bump between a bus and a Google...

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15th February 2016

Weekly Brief: US government says computers can replace humans as ‘the driver’

Roses are red, violets are blue, self-driving cars are legal and coming to a street near you. Love, NHTSA Okay, so maybe the US federal government didn’t phrase it...

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18th January 2016

Video: Smarter cars bring bigger challenges for the auto industry

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11th January 2016

Weekly Brief: GM caps banner week at CES with $500M investment in Lyft

Big auto news happened even before CES took off when Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) announced its open source start-up programme at TU-Automotive’s Consumer Telematics Show (CTS) last week. JLR’s...

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4th January 2016

Weekly Brief: Google and Ford to form self-driving car super team

Talk about starting 2016 off with a bang: Google and Ford are expected to announce a new partnership to build self-driving cars at this week’s International Consumer Electronics Show...

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7th December 2015

Weekly Brief: Ford rolls out eyes-free Siri to 5M vehicles

Have an iPhone? Drive a Ford? Siri eyes-free capability is coming your way this holiday season over-the-air. Ford’s new software update for MyFord Touch is available for all 5M...

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16th November 2015

Weekly Brief: Banner week for nav apps headlined by Uber TomTom wedlock

In this week’s Brief: TomTom, Volkswagen of America, Apple, Uber, Daimler, Audi, BMW, Nokia HERE, Google Maps, Continental, eHorizon, SAP, EasyPark, ParkCloud, OPG Center-Parking, LUMINA, Four Seasons Residences, GM,...

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26th October 2015

Weekly Brief: Hackers and carmakers beware, US government is coming for you

From OnStar and 60 Minutes to Wired Magazine and Jeep Cherokee to a whole Connected Car Village at the DefCon hackers conference, the past year has been one giant...

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12th October 2015

Weekly Brief: ITS World Congress spotlights V2X opportunity in ancient cities

In this week’s Brief: Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) World Congress, PSA Peugeot Citroën, u-blox, Cohda Wireless, Siemens, NXP Semiconductors, Cohda Wireless, BMW, Yamaha, Honda, BMW, Daimler, Audi, German Federal...

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