25th March 2019

Weather Updates For AVs Could Use Coms Cocktail

Weather updates are going to be crucial to allow autonomous vehicles to adjust to changing road conditions in the same way that a human driver should adjust their speed...

By Graham Jarvis


14th March 2019

Emerging Markets Not Always Promised Land For Autonomous Growth

For the world’s carmakers, emerging markets are always on their maps – after all, they have the best potential for growth. This situation won’t change with the coming of...

By Eric Volkman


12th March 2019

Toyota Boosts Connected Car Strategy With Airbiquity Investment

Japanese car giant Toyota is boosting its connected car proposition leading a $15M investment in auto connectivity specialist Airbiquity. The carmaker joined the DENSO Corporation and Toyota Tsusho Corporation in the...


8th March 2019

Motorsport’s Role in Extending EV Adoption

One of the ways manufacturers are developing their EV and hybrid tech is by taking it racing. Formula 1 and the World Endurance Championship have both been using hybrid...

By Philip Oakley


1st March 2019

Toyota GR Supra GT4 Concept Breaks Cover

When Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda unveiled the road-going fifth generation Toyota Supra at this year’s North American International Auto Show he made it clear this was heading for the...


25th February 2019

Toyota to Flood Paris Area With Hydrogen Cabs

Toyota hope to flood an area of the French capital with 1,100 hydrogen fuel-cell taxi cabs to boost the alternative energy’s role in urban mobility. It has joined a...


19th February 2019

Satellite Providers Claim to Close Cellular Connectivity Gaps

The future of the connected car is orbiting in space. At least, that’s what proponents of satellite technology espouse. Satellite, of course, is the backbone of the GPS technology...

By Eric Volkman


23rd January 2019

Toyota Teams Up With Panasonic in EV Battery Business

Japanese giants Toyota and Panasonic want to enter a joint venture in a bid to produce industry leading EV batteries. Assuming the deal gets ratified by the relevant authorities,...


14th January 2019

Ford Looks To 5G for Future Connectivity

Ford looks set on a 5G cellular connected vehicle to infrastructure (C-V2X) future strategy as opposed to dedicated short-range communication (DSRC) networks preferred by the auto industry’s two biggest...


10th January 2019

AT&T Brings 4G Connectivity to Additional Toyota, Lexus Models

Toyota and Lexus owners will be able to access connected services like remote start and climate control, as well as remote diagnostics and Safety Connect thanks to AT&T.


4th January 2019

Toyota Demoing Test AV at CES

Toyota is previewing a test vehicle at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) which it claims can help enable “full autonomy”. The TRI-P4 has been developed by the Toyota Research...


14th December 2018

Toyota Invests in Virtual AV Software Dev Parallel Domain

Investment in software development for virtual autonomous vehicle testing continues apace, with Toyota backing startup Parallel Domain.