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China hosts car race, without any drivers

Imagine a car race with the cars but no drivers? Such an event has recently take place in China, designed to showcase autonomous vehicle technology. The event attracted dozens of entries.

Maserati: Drivers want fossil fuel powered cars

While most car manufacturers are creating lines of electric, or at least hybrid, vehicles, Maserati is remaining firm and will continue to develop cars powered by the combustion engine, the company has confirmed in a forthright statement.

Why edge computing is key to developing autonomous cars

Edge computing, which involves bringing the processing data near the edge of a network, promises many advantages for developing self-driving vehicles including response times, as well as delivering lower costs.

UN says North Korea defied sanctions with luxury vehicles

New York - UN sanctions monitors are investigating Kim Jong Un's luxury purchases of a Rolls-Royce, Mercedes-Benz limousines and Lexus four-wheel-drive vehicles rolled out during the North Korean leader's recent international meetings, the head of the panel told ...

U.S. postal service tests electric trucks in California

The U.S. Postal Service has announced it is to add seven more electric delivery trucks to its already established fleet in Fresno and Stockton, California. This is to address environmental concerns with air quality.

Self-driving cars advance — but will they be affordable?

Self-driving car technology continues to advance, especially in terms of the technology that provides the data to the car about its environment. But are these technologies too costly, making autonomous vehicles too expensive for the typical consumer?

Aurora self-driving startup worth $2 billion after new investment

The startup Aurora, which has an executive base drawn from Tesla, Uber, and Google, is set to be valued at over $2 billion following a new fundraising round. This significant sum shows the continuing vale of the autonomous car market.

Report: Building of future roads should not prioritize motorists

London - The building of new roads should be designed for cyclists and pedestrians first and not to prioritize motorists, at least in the U.K., according to a new report from the U.K.’s health watchdog.

Ford's car seat tester adds 'seat-butt sweat test'

Some cars are more comfortable than others and there is one comfort factor that people often shy away from asking about - 'will I sweat a lot when sitting on this car seat?' Now Ford have a technology solution for this.

Q&A: Using AI to detect vehicle threats and wear Special

The automotive industry is undergoing major growth and transformation. Among the innovations is the use of AI to assess vehicles for both threats and performance. Amir Hever of UVeye explains how.

Finland produces the first AI-based driver’s log

Technology company Kiho have built an artificial intelligence vehicle log, intended to assist drivers. The digital log can differentiate between a driver's working time driving and leisure time driving, with a view to reduce accidents.

Cloud computing will soon be helping to drive cars

Cloud computing solutions are being adopted by businesses at a rapid pace. The concept is also be expanded to cars, with companies like Volkswagen investing heavily in the technology. Cloud services will help to form an automotive Internet of Things.

A congestion free future will require blockchain

For many analysts the keys to a congestion free future are a combination of autonomous vehicles and blockchain technology. A new challenge has been laid down by an industry grouping for startups to help fashion this space.

LiDAR start up receives $45 million in funding

The Shenzhen-based LiDAR technology firm RoboSense has completion an investment round to the tune of $45 million. This makes this China’s biggest single round of financing ever for this type of automotive technology.

Europe urged to end all petrol and diesel car sales by 2030

In order to address global warming, a new report calls on the European Union to end all petrol and diesel car sales by 2030 across all member states. This is seen as the only way to meet the Paris agreement.

5G video tested for connected cars on German autobahn

A new project has tested out 5G video for connected cars. Autonomous vehicles require connecting with their surroundings via a mobile communications infrastructure. To test this out, the equipped cars have been driven on a German autobahn (freeway).

Digital transformation strategy for the automotive sector

Automotive companies are rethinking their business strategies, in terms of how production processes can be improved and how they gain greater insights into customer preferences through digital technology. These factors are the subject of a new IBM report.

Hyundai to develop deep learning cameras for autonomous cars

Car parts maker Hyundai Mobis has announced it will develop deep learning cameras with the artificial intelligence startup company StradVision.

Smartphone apps to replace driver's license

Baton Rouge - The U.S. state of Louisiana residents has begun experimenting with a digital driving license, meaning that residents will be able to show their license on their smartphone instead of providing a physical copy.

Startups leading the way with autonomous car developments

Autonomous vehicles are the future for cars, or so we are told. Yet the vision, backed by major technology and car firms, is running behind. To re-energize the concept, many major players are turning to startups.

Russia also threatens retaliation as tariff war heats up

Russia is the latest country to threaten retaliation against U.S. tariffs imposed on steel and aluminum imports, warning on Friday that American cars could soon face higher taxes.

California experiments with digital license plates

San Fransisco - The U.S. state of California and the city of Sacramento are experimenting with a new digital license plate scheme. The technology has been fitted to all of the vehicles that comprise the city's electric car fleet.

Making autonomous vehicles safer

The car company NEVS and the technology form Phantom Auto are to collaborate on autonomous vehicle technology, specifically in working on designs to help make vehicles safer.

Automobile makers come together for blockchain research

A sign of the importance of blockchain technology for major businesses, world’s largest car manufacturers have announced forming the biggest-ever consortium to examine the potential of blockchain for the sector.

Wearable technology contributes to distracted driving

A new study shows how the increase in availability of wearable technology is contributing to distracted driving, when drivers do not take precautions to deactivate or to remove the wearable device.

VW plans reforms to move away from dieselgate

Tarnished by the diesel emissions scandals (where cars were modified to provide misleading readings) the German car giant Vollswaggen has announced a series of measures to improve the company's image.

Charge as you drive street opens

Stockholm - The world's first electrified street has opened in Sweden. The development charges electric cars and lorries as people drive them along the road.

Prototype car fitted with flexible rear-view screen

Flexible plastics and plastics that can be connected to electronic devices continue to be tested in automobiles. In a new development, a flexible screen as been fitted into a test car, acting as the rear-view screen and promising augmented features.

New technology helps car dealers retrieve vehicles: Interview Special

For care dealers, retrieving a vehicle after a driver has stopped payments can present a major headache. A new technological solution is now available to help address this issue. Eitan Kirshenboim, CMO of ERM Advanced Telematics explains more.

Porsche: First Car Company to incorporate blockchain

Porsche has become the first car company to implement blockchain in a vehicle. Areas covered include locking and unlocking the vehicle via an app and time-limited access authorizations.
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