Lead Story December 16, 2018

Say Goodbye to Many Alcohol DUIs with New Technology

Touch and Breath-Based Alcohol Testing

It may well be the season to be merry, but it’s also a time to reflect on the lives affected by alcohol-impaired driving fatalities. Driving while under the influence of alcohol (DUI) remains a serious problem all over the world....

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Mobility December 14, 2018

Driverless electric shuttles that are seamlessly connected with their environment will soon be a common sight on our city streets. That’s the forecast of Bosch. The German company will be presenting a concept shuttle and its mobility solutions at CES 2019 in…

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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 16, 2018

In the connected car space, if you want a good quote, you can always get one from Roger C. Lanctot, Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Global Automotive Practice at Strategy Analytics. He’s smart, knows the business and always has something brilliant…

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Bosch to Showcase Shuttle of the Future at CES 2019

Driverless electric shuttles that are seamlessly connected with their environment will soon be a common sight on our city streets. That's the forecast of Bosch. The German company will be presenting a concept shuttle and its mobility solutions at CES 2019 in Las Vegas.

The shuttle includes technology such as 360-degree surround sensors, connectivity management and on-vehicle computers. Bosch is predicting that urban vehicles likes this one will be available 24/7, they will be fully electric, and they will also be completely autonomous by the middle of the next decade at the latest.

In a press release, Dr. Markus Heyn, member of the board of management of Robert Bosch GmbH says: “Bosch is developing a unique package of hardware, software, and mobility services for shuttle mobility of the future.”

“In the future, every vehicle on the road will make use of Bosch digital services,” adds Heyn.

The concept vehicle provides space for four passengers. Infotainment is provided... Read more

Aston Martin Unveils Hypercar Engine Details

Aston Martin has unveiled one of its secrets. It’s released details of the engine of its new hypercar the Valkyrie V12. The luxury car brand says it was created with a brief to create ‘the ultimate expression of the internal…

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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…

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Welcome to Auto Futures

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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Auto Futures is made by journalists for journalists. It’s an editorially independent resource dedicated to documenting the changes taking place in the industry and their impact on urban mobility. From high tech startups shaking up the business model to traditional…

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Green

The Pitchalong Shuffle is the name of a new EV taxi where sustainable and innovative start-ups can pitch their ideas directly to executives of the Finnish clean energy company Fortum. What’s more, the cost of the journey is paid for…

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Adrian Smith December 13, 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

In the connected car space, if you want a good quote, you can always get one from Roger C. Lanctot, Director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Global Automotive Practice at Strategy Analytics. He’s smart, knows the business and always has something brilliant…

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Lynn Walford December 16, 2018

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