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Tesla racing car approved by FIA

It is formally called the Electric Production Car Series, but for the moment it may come to be known as the Tesla racing car, according to Green Car Reports. After being unveiled almost two years ago, it is now officially a legitimate racing series: FIA, the governing body for world motorsports, officially approved it. It […]

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Connected cars are not interesting

Consumers have little interest in connected cars, according to Rethink Research. It found that fewer than 16 million owners out of the 105 million plus cars that could buy services from a connected car have shown interest. And fewer than 16% have actually committed monthly cash to the provision of services. Typically, these spend between […]

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Continental and NVidia bring AI to vehicles

Continental and NVidia are partnering to create artificial intelligence (AI) self-driving vehicles technology based on the NVidia Drive platform, with a planned market introduction in 2021 for level 3 features, according to Vehicle Electronics. The partnership aims to produce AI systems that scale form automated level 2 to full level 5 autonomous driving, where the […]

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Aurora to take Byton to level 4

Electric vehicle maker Byton is using Aurora self-driving technology to bring level-four autonomous-driving capabilities into its vehicles, according to Vehicle Electronics. In the next two years, Byton and Aurora will jointly conduct pilot deployment of Aurora’s L4 autonomous driving systems. Additionally, they will explore the use of self-driving systems in production vehicles. In January at […]

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Geneva Motor Show preview

Geneva Motor Show is starting in a week and this year it looks like the show will offer a lot of news for plug-in electric car fans. Several significant new production cars powered entirely by batteries are expected to make their debuts. They will be supplemented by technology presentations from other makes eager to demonstrate […]

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Flying car to land in Geneva

At the Geneva Motor Show in March, Pal-V will unveil the world’s first flying car production model – the Pal-V Liberty, according to Vehicle Electronics. Robert Dingemanse, Pal-V’s CEO said ‘the production model is the moment of truth, the moment where the wall between fiction and facts is torn down. A production model is the […]

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ADAS to Autonomous: Traffic Jam Assist

Traffic jam assist uses anti-collision, anti-bump and anti-scrape tools to help a car glide smoothly along in the most annoying of road conditions. The system helps drivers cope with the frustrations and distractions of being stuck in a traffic jam. It is like cruise control, except it is designed specifically to work in heavy traffic […]

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ADAS to Autonomous: Traffic Sign Recognition

When driving on congested roads, it is sometimes difficult to keep eyes everywhere at once. Checking the road ahead, oncoming traffic, what’s behind the car, all while trying to maintain a speed can sometimes become quite distracting. Car firms realised this and are constantly looking to introduce new technologies to make driving safer. Traffic sign […]

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Electric vehicle innovation

Electric vehicle innovation can be a hard concept to define. There are powertrains and structural design of the vehicles themselves – including new proportions for the cabin enabled by the compact running gear and battery packs under the floor. But there are also many factors outside the car itself: education and marketing for car shoppers, […]

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Opel to swap Ampera-e for all-electric Corsa

It’s been six months since General Motors completed the sale of its Opel division in Europe to PSA Group, the French parent of the Citroen, DS and Peugeot brands, according to Green Car Reports. With the sale came licenses to run out the model life of GM-designed vehicles sold as Opel (and Vauxhall in the […]

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