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Customers not too keen on electric
Published in Transportation
Friday, 06 December 2019 10:59

Customers not too keen on electric


Europeans and Americans not so sure they want to share

Automakers, ride-hailing and technology companies ploughing money into the development of electric, self-driving and shared car services will find more enthusiastic consumers in China than in Europe and the United States.

Germany wants a million car charging points in ten years
Published in Transportation


Merkel's glorious ten-year plan

Germany wants to have one million charging stations for electric cars by 2030, Chancellor Angela Merkel said ahead of meetings with the car industry today.

China puts RFID tags on every car
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 14 June 2018 10:21

China puts RFID tags on every car


And you thought the UK was bad

The glorious Peoples' Republic of China is building an electronic identification system to track cars nationwide.

Tesla car decided to kill itself
Published in Transportation
Monday, 11 June 2018 10:52

Tesla car decided to kill itself


I think you should know I am feeling a little depressed

The report in from a Tesla crash seems to show that the car decided to kill itself and its owner.

Fitbit's money man defects to autonomous vehicle technology startup
Published in Transportation


From something declining to something yet to happen

Wearable device maker Fitbit chief financial officer, William Zerella, will leave the company next week to join an unknown autonomous vehicle technology startup as its finance head.

Samsung and SK Hynix wage car wars
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 31 May 2018 12:57

Samsung and SK Hynix wage car wars


The battle of the semiconductors

Samsung and SK Hynix are at war to expand their automotive semiconductor business in line with the emergence of self-driving, smart vehicles.

Three million electric cars rolling around worldwide
Published in Transportation


But nine million bicycles
in Beijing

The number of electric vehicles on roads worldwide rose to a record high of 3.1 million in 2017 according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

Tesla car hits parked California police car
Published in Transportation


The hits just keep coming

A Tesla car on Autopilot mode has crashed into a parked police car in Southern California.

Dubai tests out digital licence plates
Published in News
Thursday, 12 April 2018 10:43

Dubai tests out digital licence plates


Ships with digital screens, GPS and transmitters.

Drivers in Dubai may soon be using digital number plates which have  smart plates with digital screens, GPS and transmitters.

Uber ordered to take its self-driving cars off the road
Published in News


Failed to keep people safe

After failing to meet an expectation that it would prioritise public safety as it tested its self-driving technology, Uber has been ordered to take its self-driving cars off Arizona roads.