Lead Story December 12, 2018

With the first race in Saudi Arabia, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will start its fifth season on 15 December. Eleven teams will compete in 2018/2019, each with two vehicles, in this all electric-vehicle racing series. The championship will...

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Mobility December 12, 2018

At CES in Las Vegas in January, Honda will provide a first look at real-world testing of its all-terrain Autonomous Work Vehicle. The vehicle can be used in firefighting, construction, agriculture and search and rescue. It features GPS and sensor-based autonomy capable…

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Innovation December 12, 2018

The influence of the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California on the automotive industry is legendary. Its annual Car Classic event, where alumni show their designs and classic cars, is a who’s who of the car design world where…

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Spotlight December 9, 2018

Rashmi Rao is changing the face of automotive technology. She’s busy building new human machine interfaces (HMI) for automotive mobility at Samsung’s HARMAN, a supplier of technology, infotainment and systems for the automotive industry. Her current position is Senior Director…

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Honda to Showcase Autonomous Firefighting Vehicle at CES

At CES in Las Vegas in January, Honda will provide a first look at real-world testing of its all-terrain Autonomous Work Vehicle. The vehicle can be used in firefighting, construction, agriculture and search and rescue. It features GPS and sensor-based autonomy capable of guiding the unit in almost any environment.

In a press release, Honda says it's seeking to collaborate with partners to develop accessories and attachments that will expand the machine's potential uses.

"Honda is seeking new partners who want to join us in the development and user testing of our technology concepts, and CES provides a vast B2B marketplace to explore collaboration opportunities," says Nick Sugimoto, Honda Innovations CEO.

"Through open innovation Honda can create new value for mobility, accommodate people's different lifestyles, and advance our vision toward a more enjoyable and collision-free society," he adds.

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Hybrids Blocking Fast Chargers – New Report

Battery-only vehicles on long journeys could be blocked by slower-charging hybrid vehicles at rapid chargepoints. That’s part of the finding of a new report from the UK’s RAC Foundation. The latest battery-only cars need only five minutes at the quickest chargepoints…

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Boring Company to Unveil Autonomous Cars

These are interesting times for Elon Musk’s Boring Company. Musk tweeted that it will unveil what he calls ‘fully road legal autonomous transport cars’. Musk also announced the slight delay of then opening of its first tunnel in Los Angeles….

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The startups know it, the mainstream manufacturers have woken up to it and now the wider public is starting to get it, the fact that we’re on the cusp of a mobility revolution not seen since the bygone days of…

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With the first race in Saudi Arabia, the ABB FIA Formula E Championship will start its fifth season on 15 December. Eleven teams will compete in 2018/2019, each with two vehicles, in this all electric-vehicle racing series. The championship will…

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Thomas Achelis December 12, 2018

Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing… Explained

U.S. car sharing pioneer Turo has serious expansion plans. It’s just launched in the UK and has its eyes on other international markets. Steve Webb, Turo’s Director of Communications and Communities, explains how the P2P service works.  

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Adrian Smith November 30, 2018

Tech

The influence of the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, California on the automotive industry is legendary. Its annual Car Classic event, where alumni show their designs and classic cars, is a who’s who of the car design world where…

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Lynn Walford December 12, 2018

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