automotive

Chip Shortage Sees Land Rover ‘Pause’ Production Of Defender 4×4

Another car maker (Jaguar Land Rover) reveals production halt at factory, as chip shortage continues to batter the automotive sector

1 year ago

Rolls-Royce Shows Hybrid Electric Flying Taxi Design

The concept builds on existing technology and could be in operation as soon as the early 2020s

4 years ago

CES 2018: Samsung Takes Control Of IoT Devices With SmartThings

The cloud-connected SmartThings app, on the way this spring, aims to give users a single point of control for all…

4 years ago

Jaguar CIO: Updating Legacy Tech Is My Number One Priority

Jaguar CIO outlines digital transformation plan with focus on infrastructure modernisation

5 years ago

Is Your Heartbeat The Future Of Biometric Authentication?

Could using your heartbeat as a password be the future of authentication?

5 years ago

Uber Starts Self-Driving Car Rides As Volvo Becomes Autonomous Partner

Uber strikes $300m (£228m) deal with Volvo, will start driving passengers with autonomous vehicles in 'next few weeks'

6 years ago

Ford Plans Self-Driving Cars By 2021

Ford's autonomous car fleet will be sold to ride-sharing companies such as Uber

6 years ago

Cisco Partners With Hyundai For Connected Cars

Superfast connectivity and in-car video streaming could be coming to a Hyundai vehicle near you

6 years ago

Google: Self Driving Car Crash Might Be Our Fault

2mph fender-bender was the car’s fault, Google says, but it will learn from its mistakes

6 years ago

Nissan Leaf Can Be Hacked From Other Side Of The Planet

Researcher decides to go public with flaw after giving Nissan one month to fix the vulnerability

6 years ago

Volvo Wants To Make Your Car Keyless

Bluetooth-enabled mobile app will allow locking and unlocking and even multiple drivers

6 years ago

Aston Martin Signs Up Phone Maker LeEco For Electric Cars

Luxury manufacturer will work with Chinese company LeEco to create eco-friendly and connected RapidE S

6 years ago

Porsche Turns Down Driverless Cars

Consumers would much rather enjoy driving a sports car themselves, Porsche boss says

6 years ago

Driverless Cars Get New £20m Government Investment

Britain’s ‘cars of the future’ come a step closer with new development fund announced today

6 years ago

UK Cities Get £40m Fund For Electric Car Rollout

Nottingham, Bristol, Milton Keynes and London named as winners in Department for Transport’s electric car project

6 years ago

Google Self-Driving Car Report Reveals 13 ‘Near-Misses’

Plenty of near-misses and mechanical failures recorded, but nearly 425,000 miles of testing completed by Google vehicles

6 years ago

Ford Wants To Use Wearables To Make Driving Safer

Carmaker sets up new research facility to investigate links between wearables and driving

6 years ago

Google And Ford Set To Team Up On Self-Driving Cars

Report claims that new partnership on autonomous vehicles will be revealed at CES 2016 next month

7 years ago

Samsung Smart Car Speculation Grows As It Forms Automotive Team

Chinese search engine Baidu also exploring move into self-driving vehicles

7 years ago

Google Hires New Self-Driving Car Chief

Former Hyundai US CEO John Krafcik will join Google later this month

7 years ago

Eight Predictions About The Connected Car World Of 2020

Justin Vaughan-Brown from CA Technologies tells us some of his predictions about the connected car of tomorrow

7 years ago

Self-Driving Cars ‘Can Be Hacked Using A Homemade Laser Pointer’

Fooling laser sensors can lead to cars swerving to avoid imaginary obstacles, researchers warn

7 years ago

Toyota Pumps £33m Into Smart Car Research

Auto maker teams up with Stanford and MIT researchers as it investigates how AI can help cut down on road…

7 years ago

Nvidia Reaps PC Gaming And Car Benefits

Sales rise as PC gaming and automotive revenues continue to perform strongly for Nvidia

7 years ago

Driverless Car Research Gets £20m Government Investment

Government grant will fund R&D for driverless vehicles, as a new body creates policies for getting the cars on UK…

7 years ago

Nvidia Signs Up Auto Makers To Luxury Smart Car Vision

Aston Martin, Bentley and Rolls-Royce all sign up for Nvidia Tegra X1 development kit

7 years ago

Google Cars To Go Public Later This Year

Search giant confirms self-driving vehicles will hit the streets of Mountain View in next phase of testing soon

7 years ago

Government – UK Is ‘Not Prepared’ For Driverless Cars

Commons transport committee report says that more needs to be done to make Britain ready for the automotive revolution

7 years ago

IBM Study: No Self-Driving Cars In The Next Decade

IBM global automotive study claims cognitive cars will be the norm, however

7 years ago

Citroën Equips Its Dealers With Samsung Tablets

429 dealers across France get new devices

8 years ago