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SsangYong to introduce ‘Touch Screen’ power windows

Feb 07, 2017

Korean carmaker Ssangyong, which is owned by Indian conglomerate Mahindra&Mahindra, has today announced its intention to bring to market a power window system that does away with buttons. The ‘Touch Screen Window System’ eschews tactile...

FCA teams up with Google for next-gen Uconnect interface

Jan 03, 2017

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced a new collaboration with tech giant Google on a new Uconnect System, set to be previewed at the upcoming 2017 CES show. The partnership is aiming to create the next-generation...

BMW HoloActive Touch previews the interface of the future

Dec 16, 2016

BMW is previewing a dash interface of the future at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, with the HoloActive Touch concept. Looking like the complex innards of a futuristic spaceship, the HoloActive Touch...

Google car project still going ahead, now called Waymo

Dec 14, 2016

Google has decided to spin-off its autonomous driving program and create an entirely separate entity, Waymo. The news acts to directly refute the claims of reports speculating that Google was no longer developing an autonomous...

Trump to meet with Elon Musk, Google, Apple execs tomorrow

Dec 13, 2016

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, alongside CEOs from some of the world’s biggest tech companies including Google and Apple, are reportedly meeting president-elect Donald Trump at a summit tomorrow. Executive members from companies including Microsoft, Apple,...

Audi debuts on-board traffic infrastructure communication tech

Dec 09, 2016

Audi has announced that its new vehicle-to-infrastructure system has been released on several of its models, with Las Vegas the first US city to support the new V-to-I system. We reported back in August that...

Apple gives clearest confirmation yet on auto technology development

Dec 05, 2016

After months of speculation, optimism and doubt, Apple has given us its first confirmation the brand is working on some form of autonomous vehicle technology, possibly for use in Apple-branded cars. Apple submitted a letter...

Top 10 ways people could move in the future

Nov 24, 2016

It’s always fun to speculate about how we as a species could move around in the future. Cars as an extension of human travel are undergoing unprecedented metamorphosis in every possible way; up, faster, nomadic,...

Koenigsegg’s amazing FreeValve camless technology debuts in 1.6T

Nov 19, 2016

Koenigsegg subsidiary FreeValve will be showing off the world’s first camless engine for mass production at the Qoros stage at the Guangzhou motor show later this month. FreeValve is planning to showcase a working example...

Volvo to introduce car-to-car communication this year

Oct 12, 2016

Volvo executives have confirmed it will begin packaging some of its vehicles with cloud functionality enabling car-to-car communication by the end of the year. The system will make its way to Volvo’s 90 series models...

Proterra Catalyst E2 is a 660kWh EV bus with 560km range

Sep 16, 2016

US company Proterra has released details of a radical new electric bus design, largely constructed from carbon fibre and powered by a 660kWh battery pack. What could genuinely turn out to be the future of...

Gordon Murray helps engineer world’s first flat-pack truck

Sep 07, 2016

Gordon Murray, the brains behind the original McLaren F1 hypercar, has helped engineer the world’s first flat-pack truck called the Ox, by Global Vehicle Trust. It is designed to be affordable and conquer rough terrain...

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