Driverless cars suffer from an energy problem
Published in News


Huge brain needs huge power

While driverless cars are supposed to be the next big thing, there is a significant hurdle they have to overcome – power.

Dyson going to build a different electric car
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Ready for 2020 but expensive

British inventor Sir James Dyson is planning to build a “radically different” electric car which will be on sale in 2020.

Qualcomm develops car-to-everything chip
Published in Processors


A step towards auto autos  

Qualcomm has introduced a new Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) chipset and reference design that aims to bring automakers one step closer to deploying the communications systems necessary for fully autonomous vehicles.

Apple defends itself against claims that it is responsible for fanboy car crashes
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Fanboys claim Apple should have protected them

Apple fanboys have taken Jobs’ Mob to court for not doing enough to protect them while driving.

Hyundai puts electric at the centre of cunning plan
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Looks like petrol will be gone 

Hyundai says it is placing electric vehicles at the center of its product strategy - one that includes plans for a premium long distance electric car as it seeks to catch up to Tesla.

Tesla installs camera inside car
Published in News


What does it hope to learn about the driver?

The car maker Tesla might be finding itself in hot water after installing a camera inside the car to monitor the driver.

Toyota will release solid state battery
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Ready for electric cars

Toyota is in production engineering for a solid state battery, which uses a solid electrolyte instead of the conventional semi-liquid version used in today's lithium-ion batteries.

Volvo will give up on completely petrol cars by 2019
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Out of gas

Volvo has announced that starting in 2019, all of the new models it produces will be electric or hybrid.

Nvidia joins Volvo-based self-driving car consortium
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Level Four self-driving by self-driving by 2021

Autoliv and Volvo Car Corporation, with Zenuity, a newly-formed automotive software development joint venture equally owned by Autoliv and Volvo, will work together with Nvidia to develop next generation self-driving car technologies.

Connected car demand to rise 29.1 percent
Published in Mobiles


Fuji Keizai claims 90 percent will be connected by 2035


Demand for connected cars has been rising and the type of vehicles are expected to account for 29.1 percent of overall car shipments in 2017 and by 2035, according to beancounters at Fuji Keizai.