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27th September 2018

Uber Commits $10M to Reduce City Traffic

As ride-hailing services multiply and increase traffic in cities, Uber is pushing for a congestion tax that would target its own business interests.

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2nd October 2017

Weekly Brief: Cadillac debuts hands-free driving for motorways

It claims to be safe, reliable and nothing like Tesla Autopilot. Andrew Tolve reports. Tesla’s Autopilot is about to get some much-needed competition. General Motors announced that its hands-free...

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24th February 2017

Driverless on near or far horizon?

Several automakers promise to deploy autonomous vehicles within the next five years. At the same time, technology companies are pushing boundaries by testing their autonomous technologies (both hardware and...

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6th January 2017

Mobility plans are clear in Ford Ka+

Mobility is a key part of Ford’s future strategy and few of its models exemplifies this better than the new super-sized mini, Ford Ka+. This Indian built vehicle that...

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25th November 2016

Carmakers now caring about sharing

With the rise of the ‘sharing economy’, the automotive industry has begun transforming themselves from carmakers into mobility providers. Naturally, their main industrial activity will still be building cars...

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17th October 2016

Weekly Brief: Daimler plans to pull the plug on EV charging angst

Research has shown that people greatly dislike manually charging their cars. Some owners live in shared housing estates or apartments where finding a plug is tough. Others are annoyed...

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18th July 2016

Weekly Brief: JLR's self-driving tech that can get down 'n' dirty

Most self-driving tech and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) come with serious limitations these days. They can detect lane dividers but not if it’s raining. They can deliver autonomous...

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9th June 2016

Auto players ‘boldly go’ towards tech horizon

The future of mobility and the autonomous vehicle dominated the debate on the opening day of TU-Automotive Detroit 2016 with the world’s biggest car-sharing firm, Zipcar, expressing its eagerness...

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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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11th March 2016

Carmakers must chase drivers who can bear to share

Whether you call it “car-sharing” or “communi-cars” one thing is guaranteed: American consumers, especially Millennials, are seeking alternatives to traditional car ownership. And, if your automotive company’s designers don’t...

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25th January 2016

Weekly Brief: GM full steam ahead with ridesharing, while insurers get the autonomous shakes

Uber who? Google what? If General Motors (GM) is supposed to be intimidated by the tech giants of the autonomous driving and ridesharing space, the carmaker certainly isn’t showing it....

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5th August 2015

Video: Car-sharing requires vehicles to suit the many

Don't miss Active Safety: ADAS to Autonomous this October 12-13

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