26th March 2020

Sunshine State’s EV Cash Hand-Outs Boost Adoption

California is leading the United States in electric vehicle adoption. The Sunshine state has many programs and incentives that are enticing Californians to buy and lease electric and plug-in...

By Lynn Walford


23rd March 2020

Weekly Brief: Automotive’s Virus Lockdown a Time to Reflect

The threat of a widespread lockdown across the automotive industry turned into a reality last week, as the coronavirus continued to unleash chaos around the world. All major automakers...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


20th March 2020

Volkswagen e-Bulli Reignites Historic Vandalism Issue

The latest Volkswagen collaboration with a retro-fit electric powertrain conversion once again risks the wrath of historic vehicle buffs. Its ‘concept’ conversion sees a 1966 T1 Samba Bus fitted...


19th March 2020

Automakers’ Control Over Software Outweighs the Risks

As with any technology, the ability to develop software in-house means that the developer, in this case the automaker, can control the ecosystem. Additionally, systems developed in-house provide a...


16th March 2020

Weekly Brief: Virus ‘Silver Lining’ Could End Auto’s Dependency on China

As the coronavirus pandemic spreads around the world with frightening speed, the automotive industry has braced itself for what could be a long and costly disruption to operations. Some...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


12th March 2020

5G Will See C-V2X Explosion… Maybe

An automotive research body is predicting an explosion in C-V2X capability with the roll-out of 5G. However, the statement announcing a study by ABI Research based on industry opinions,...


6th March 2020

BlackBerry’s Pitch for Driverless Dominance

The technological world is littered with companies that once sold ‘The Hot New Thing’. When technology and trends moved on, though, these businesses were left behind. One such company...

By Eric Volkman


3rd March 2020

VW Unveils First Compact SUV BEV

Volkswagen has unveiled its first production ready battery powered compact SUV in the shape of the ID.4. Closely following the technology previously displayed in its ID. Crozz  concept car,...


25th February 2020

VW Touareg PHEV Debuts at Geneva

Volkswagen will debut its popular full-size SUV Touareg with a PHEV powertrain at next week’s 2020 Geneva Motor Show. The marque’s top-of-the-range R model features a system with a...


14th February 2020

VW’s Diesel Golf Concept to Star at Geneva

In a move that suggests diesel is not quite the dead-duck many are claiming, Volkswagen will debut its new Golf GTD concept at 2020 Geneva Motor Show. While European...


27th January 2020

VW Promises Leading Level ADAS in Caddy LCV

Volkswagen is promising market-leading driver assistance for its new compact LCV to make its world debut at the end of February. The German automaker claims its new Caddy van...


23rd January 2020

VW Expanding European Car-Sharing

While other carmakers back away from car-sharing, there is no sign of cold feet from Volkswagen which has announced expansion plans for its WeShare scheme. German Rivals BMW and...