Volkswagen

25th April 2016

Weekly Brief: VW settlement raises liability bar for auto industry

The Volkswagen diesel software saga has finally reached its disgraceful conclusion: VW has agreed to buy back every single diesel VW sold in the US between 2008 and 2015....

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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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19th February 2016

Until technology catches up, ‘Keep the Radio On’

Automakers and analysts alike admit uncertainty about the form and function of car radios even a few years from now but they concur that it will still be a...

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18th January 2016

Weekly Brief: Obama pledges $4Bn to self-driving cars at Detroit Auto Show

President Obama means business with self-driving cars — to the tune of four billion dollars. Amid all the shiny concept cars at this year’s Detroit Auto Show, despite new flagship...

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20th November 2015

Customers’ protection comes before data sharing for carmakers

Having your house broken into is a harrowing experience. Researchers being able to hack into and control a Chrysler Jeep owing to a vulnerability in the in-car internet service...

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16th October 2015

Ford takes a peek at ‘Uber’ car ownership

Ford is fulfilling a pledge it made at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to become a major mobility provider by piloting several schemes including one that could make...

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26th September 2015

Weekly Brief: VW embroiled in emissions cheating software scandal

In this week’s Brief: Volkswagen, Environmental Protection Agency, the Apple Car, The Wall Street Journal, the G7, IBM, Giesecke & Devrient, AvtoVAZ, ERA-GLONASS, State Government of South Australia and...

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3rd September 2015

Insurance Telematics USA 2015 Day I: Still many ways to skin the UBI cat

Insurers have reached huge milestones in terms of partnerships and acquisitions, as well as introducing new products into the market. Yet, there are still roadblocks ahead: autonomous cars and...

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26th May 2015

Tech to out-torque performance in car sales

Bloomberg reports that Luca de Meo, Audi’s sales chief, claimed carmakers must brace themselves for a fundamental industry shift as new competitors and potential allies come into the market....

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11th May 2015

Monster V12 plays second fiddle to the connected car

Dr Heinz-Jakob Neußer, member of the board of management for Volkswagen with responsibility for development outlined this view of the future of mobility and innovative technologies. He sees digitalisation...

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Safety at the Centre of Volkswagen’s Car-Net
26th August 2014

Safety at the Centre of Volkswagen’s Car-Net

Budget Center is preparing to launch www.budgetairlines.com with the intention of targeting online bookings in the discounted air travel sector.

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Over 500 Industry Leaders Already Confirmed to Converge at Telematics Munich 2012
1st October 2012

Over 500 Industry Leaders Already Confirmed to Converge at Telematics Munich 2012

Amadeus has signed an agreement with Shanghai-based hotel aggregator DerbySoft.

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