28th September 2022

Polestar’s Performance SUV Readies for Debut

Polestar has released its first official image of its SUV ahead of the global debut next month in Copenhagen, Denmark. Polestar 3 claims to be a design-led electric performance...


15th September 2022

Mahle Joins Daimler/Volvo Push for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Trucks

Mahle has joined in the heavy-duty commercial vehicles joint hydrogen fuel cell development drive by Daimler Truck and Volvo. The automotive supplier, together with fuel cell specialist cellcentric, have...


24th August 2022

Europe Working on Cross-Border 5G for Driverless Vehicles

There are an increasing number of European Union projects working on making 5G feasible to operate connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) across international and national borders. However, standardized connectivity...

By Graham Jarvis


5th August 2022

Automakers Buy into Car Subscription Service Model

Of the various types of mobility services that are currently being offered as alternatives to or as new models of car ownership – e.g., ride-sharing, car-sharing – car subscription...

By Siefried Mortkowitz

27th July 2022

iPhone User Boost in Latest Volvo OTA Update

Volvo has begun the roll-out of its latest OTA software update for its vehicles with Google on-board claiming a variety of feature and quality improvements. One of the new...


19th July 2022

Editor Blog: Don’t Put BEV Dollars Before Climate Control

I’ve just received a press release claiming that the UK would save nearly 55,000 metric tons of CO2 annually by switching all its current fleet of ICE powered vehicles...

19th April 2022

Weekly Brief: Carmakers Lose Interest in Auto Shows but Consumers Don’t

The New York International Auto Show returned from a two-year hiatus last week with a new look geared toward a fully electric future. The show featured a 250,000-square-foot indoor...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


25th March 2022

Automakers Shouldering AV Collision Liability not Consumer Free Pass

Carmakers taking responsibility for driverless technology that goes wrong should not be a carte blanche for the consumer’s personal responsibility. That’s the view of automotive safety specialist, Thatcham Research,...


23rd February 2022

Polestar Rounds Up Suppliers in Carbon Neutral Bid

Polestar is bringing together its key suppliers in a bid to achieve the climate neutral car it is aiming to build. The premium BEV sub-brand of Volvo has announced...


4th February 2022

Volvo Scales Up Localized Battery Production with new Gigafactory

Volvo has committed to building a battery gigafactory in Gothenburg as part of its SEK 30Bn ($3.1Bn) investment to secure locally sourced batteries for future BEVs. It has teamed...


26th January 2022

Carmakers Held Liable for Driverless Car Failings, say Lawyers

British lawyers are calling for automakers to shoulder unlimited legal responsibility for a driverless vehicle’s actions on the roads. The move would redefine the driver as a ‘user-in-charge’ and...


24th January 2022

Weekly Brief: US Insurers Pop the Bubble of ADAS Safety Claims

Advanced driver assistance systems got a rude wake-up call last week from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. IIHS is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides safety ratings for...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve