We don’t get a massive amount of sunshine here on the Green Isle, but recently the weather has been great which sparked the following conversation in the office… Is it technologically feasible to extend the driving range of battery-powered cars by attaching flat, solar glass panels, over (or as part of) a car roof? There […]
When will you buy your first autonomous car?
By Jeff Aherne on 31st May 2017 in Blog
Autonomous Car – A Green Car Reports Poll Green Car Reports recently conducted a Twitter survey asking when their Twitter followers expected to buy their first fully autonomous car. Fully one-third (32%) expects to buy a fully autonomous car by 2020 and 27% waits for 2022 to 2025 to buy one. 24% expects to buy […]
Has car manufacture recalls affected consumer confidence in autonomous vehicles?
By Jeff Aherne on 29th February 2016 in Blog
Over the last while we have seen multiple recalls from companies like Toyota, with the unintended acceleration and Takata with the faulty airbags. Some manufactures such as General Motors had significant failures recalling vehicles especially the life-threatening ignition switch defect and of course Volkswagen had its EA189 scandal (emissions cheating). All of this has led […]