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1st April 2020

2G, Not 5G, Best Bet to Accelerate Driverless Tech

Making our existing cars more ‘clever’ could be a better way of getting autonomous cars safely on our streets rather than relying on 5G connectivity. That’s the view of...

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21st February 2020

Montreal eScooter Trial Exposes Micro-Mobility Flaw

I will not be the only urban dweller celebrating Montreal’s scrapping of its e-scooter trial citing an “80% delinquency rate” among users. It follows a city-wide outcry over scooters...

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11th February 2020

Another Ride-Hail Shark Smells Uber’s London Blood

Smelling blood-in-the-water, app-driven ride-hailing company Ola is launching its service in the UK capital as Uber flounders under the threat of losing its licence. Despite Uber still plying its...

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10th February 2020

Weekly Brief: US Regulator Allows First Driverless Vehicle Without Mirrors

Dropping a side-view mirror may not sound like much. Heck, if you drive in a major city like New York, Paris or London, side-view mirrors get dropped all the...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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6th February 2020

Uber to Restart AV Testing in Frisco

Uber is set to restart real-world autonomous testing less than two years after its engineers were deemed culpable in the death of a pedestrian in Arizona. The Californian Department...

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27th January 2020

Weekly Brief: Amazon Braves Indian Protests With 10,000 E-Rickshaw Pledge

India is a tapestry of color, sound, smell and light. It’s a mishmash of life. You can see anything and everything here and often do within a single block...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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24th January 2020

Nissan Promises 2,000 BEV Fleet to London’s Under Threat Uber

Nissan has pledged a fleet of 2,000 of BEVs for London’s Uber service despite the taxi company being under threat of losing its right to trade in the UK...

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24th January 2020

Automakers Could Steer Fintech’s Role in the Connected Car

Today most people buy a car, pay for road tax and insurance, fill it up and then use their vehicle. Mobility providers, governments and other players see this model...

By Graham Jarvis

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16th January 2020

Toyota Eyes-Up EV Air-Taxi Potential

Toyota is looking into EV aviation possibilities that could see it enter the futuristic air-taxi market already explored by Uber, Hyundai and Citroën. It has entered into a collaboration...

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13th January 2020

Weekly Brief: US Abandons AV Restraint as Makers Self-Regulate

The United States government would like the self-driving car industry to know something. It’s that it can do whatever it would like, wherever it would like, whenever it would...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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3rd January 2020

Like a Foxtrot, 2020 Likely to be Quick-Quick-Slow for Auto Tech

Technology is firmly ensconced in the auto industry, with automakers, Tier 1s and other suppliers convinced that software and technology will become at least as important as vehicle components....

By Susan Kuchinskas

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30th December 2019

Weekly Brief: Reinvention Key to Automotive Revolution in 2020s

With the end of the decade comes the end of an era for electric vehicles. That’s what Tesla found out last week when the US government announced it will...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve

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