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Aug 17, 2019
The car park at the Mercedes-Benz museum in Stuttgart (Germany) is home to the first ever autonomous vehicle parking system in the world with a level of automation of 4 on the SAE scale [...]
Aug 12, 2019
A US physicist has turned to 3D printing to build his own replica of a Lamborghini Aventador, with the help of plans he found online. The prototype, which is nearing completion, will co [...]
Aug 9, 2019
The European Union has finally selected 5G, as opposed to WiFi, as the technology to be used in built-in telecoms systems for the connected vehicles of the future. Representatives from [...]
Jul 31, 2019
The future Lightyear One will only be delivered in 2021, but this solar-powered electric car is already available to pre-order from the Dutch manufacturer’s official website. The car, [...]
Jul 24, 2019
Tired of seeing the main players in the driverless vehicle market all choose California with its favourable regulations, the governor of Florida is calling on manufacturers to consider [...]
Jul 23, 2019
Presented in Geneva in March, Goodyear’s tyre for flying cars has been unveiled at the Paris Air Show. Deemed by some to have an uncertain future, the futuristic Aero, as the US manuf [...]
Jul 13, 2019
Having become a giant in the electric car industry, China is now planning to develop hydrogen-powered cars, or fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs), with a $1.8bn factory in the process of being c [...]
Jul 4, 2019
Elon Musk recently unveiled various new features that will enrich the gaming range and videos accessible on-board Tesla vehicles. At a conference held on 13 June as part of the E3 trade [...]
Jun 26, 2019
Michelin presented a puncture-proof tyre in early June. Developed in partnership with US General Motors, the prototype is made of composite material and requires no air at all. The new [...]
Apr 15, 2019
The Boring Company, run by Elon Musk, has been selected by the city of Las Vegas to build an underground tunnel to make it easier for visitors to get around the city’s convention cent [...]
Apr 10, 2019
Flying cars turned heads at the Geneva International Motor Show, with Dutch company Pal-V unveiling a production model that has already sold nearly 100 units, the first of which should [...]
Mar 22, 2019
Pininfarina first wrote its name in the annals of the automobile industry by working with such renowned constructors as Ferrari and Alfa Romeo. The Italian bodywork specialist is now g [...]
Mar 20, 2019
"La Voiture Noire"… a pared-down and indeed enigmatic name for the latest Bugatti, a unique model unveiled to celebrate the company’s 110th anniversary. This elegant vehicle, entire [...]
Mar 13, 2019
2019 is set to be a make-or-break year for Tesla’s Autopilot. The US car manufacturer’s self-driving system should move towards completion over the next few months. As Tesla CEO Elo [...]
Feb 9, 2019
A Model 3 car and a cash prize of up to 250,000 euros: this is the generous reward that Tesla are offering to the computer hacker that manages to find a security flaw in their vehicle[...]
Jan 8, 2019
Blue Diesel R33 is a fuel recently unveiled by Volkswagen that is partly made up of recycled biological matter, most notably used cooking oil. The German auto giant claims that its new [...]
Jan 5, 2019
Lotus’ latest ambition is to break into the "hypercar" segment alongside such famous names as Porsche, Ferrari and McLaren. The legendary British constructor, which has been taken ove [...]
Jan 2, 2019
The Tesla Model X police cars ordered at the start of the year have just been delivered to the forces of law and order in Basle. Photos and a video shared on social networks provide a g [...]
Dec 18, 2018
An architecture studio in Toronto had the idea of turning a driverless car into a compact hotel room. This “Autonomous Travel Suite” would enable users to optimise their time by pro [...]
Nov 20, 2018
After Austrian company Kreisel’s prototype of an electric Porsche 910 that was launched in spring 2017, UK firm Charge Automotive is now looking to create an electric version of a hig [...]
Nov 19, 2018
Jaguar Land Rover has revealed its bid to combat car sickness with a system that uses biometric sensors to identify how well each passenger is feeling and automatically personalises the [...]
Nov 14, 2018
The Peugeot group took advantage of the Paris Motor Show event to announce the launch of its new car sharing scheme in the French capital. The fleet will be made up of 500 electric vehi [...]
Nov 9, 2018
Ford, Uber and Lyft have teamed up with the platform SharedStreets to pool their data and help create new tools for the smart cities of the future. These tools will be available to both [...]
Oct 9, 2018
Thanks to recent progress made in the field of autonomy, drivers will soon be able to relax, work, sleep or do their shopping instead of actually driving if a project led by the IKEA gr [...]
Oct 3, 2018
Drivers face an increasing number of distractions at the wheel, chief among them mobile phones. A survey conducted by Volvo USA reveals that Generation X drivers use their phones more t [...]
Oct 2, 2018
RM Sotheby’s has set a new auction record for a vehicle with the sale of a 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO for $48.4m in late August. The identity of the new owner is unknown.
Sep 19, 2018
Over the last few days, astonished internet users have been able to watch a video showing a Bugatti Chiron… made entirely out of Lego! What is even more amazing is that the replica sp [...]
Aug 15, 2018
Italian coachbuilder and designer Pininfarina is set to design and manufacture its very first very high-end electric car, which goes by the name of the PFo. The hyper-car is scheduled f [...]
Aug 14, 2018
A European patent has been lodged by Ferrari to protect its new turbocharger system that is adapted for hybrid vehicles. It differs from other comparable equipment in the fact that the [...]
Aug 13, 2018
Luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce announced at the Farnborough Air Show on 15 July that it is designing and developing a flying taxi. Dubbed EVTOL, the futuristic vehicle would have s [...]
Aug 6, 2018
Since April, the Michelin group has been selling a smart tyre which makes it possible to collect various useful sets of data on how the vehicle that it is fitted to is performing. It wa [...]
Jul 25, 2018
It came down to the last few hours, but Tesla manage to achieve its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3s in the space of a week at its factory in California. Elon Musk was delighted to have [...]
Jul 11, 2018
The diversity of technologies developed and variety of terminologies used by automotive manufacturers to advertise their smart cars can lead to some degree of confusion. To give you som [...]
Jun 5, 2018
RoseCar is a portal that allows cancer patients with appointments at the same treatment centres to car share. Aside from saving money, the initiative also helps protect the environment [...]
May 30, 2018
General Motors has developed new production methods thanks to a multi-year partnership with a specialist high-tech firm. In harnessing 3D printing, artificial intelligence and the cloud [...]
May 2, 2018
Ford’s engineers are currently developing a collaborative application whose aim is to make it easier for drivers to find a parking space.
Chine, Apr 25, 2018
Almost entirely made from parts created by a 3D printer, the LSEV is expected to launch in China in early 2019. Weighing 450 kilos, this electric car will cost €6,000 and can carry tw [...]
Apr 14, 2018
Waymo has teamed up with Jaguar to offer its future customers top-of-the-range driverless I-Pace SUVs. Tests are scheduled to commence by the end of the year.
China, Apr 10, 2018
China has announced its intention to improve its electric vehicle regulations, both for environmental reasons and to strengthen its position in the global car market.
Apr 6, 2018
Two start-ups specialising in autonomous vehicles and financed by Larry Page, co-founder of Google, have unveiled Cora, a driverless taxi which is set to be tested soon in New Zealand.
USA, Apr 4, 2018
Designed by Waymo, the first U.S. commercial ride-hailing service without human drivers received approval in January.
China, Apr 2, 2018
Baidu, which is the Chinese equivalent of Google, has just obtained the necessary authorisations to begin tests of its autonomous vehicles on certain streets in Beijing (China) and hope [...]
Jan 29, 2018
A new study carried out by Roland Berger consultants shows that robotaxis will have a significant impact on the global automotive market, most notably with sales of new cars falling by [...]
Jan 3, 2018
Easy Connect, Renault’s new brand, encompasses connected car and mobility services based on Android and iOS standards.
Dec 14, 2017
What was once pure science fiction is now a reality, with a company looking to produce a flying car within the next two years. China has long been a laggard in this sector but is now sh [...]
Oct 31, 2017
Self-driving vehicles are the talk of the town, and an increasing number of politicians envisage placing them at the heart of the transport system in American cities. If future users ma [...]
Oct 16, 2017
Japan has begun trialling a self-driving minibus that will help elderly inhabitants of its more remote areas to get around more easily. The six-seater vehicle, which travels at 10 kmh, [...]
Oct 4, 2017
Thanks to increasing demand for radars, imagers and LiDAR systems, the global automotive sensor market is expected to be worth nearly USD23bn (EUR19bn) by 2022.
Oct 3, 2017
Ahead of this month's International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Mercedes has unveiled its new, 100% electric concept car that is set to compete with top-of-the-range electric cars fr [...]
Sep 29, 2017
A new functionality on the Google Maps application will let drivers know if they are likely to have problems parking at their destination in 25 cities around the world, including Paris. [...]
Sep 27, 2017
The Japanese firm is in the process of developing a new electric car offering greater range than those of its competitors.
Sep 26, 2017
Following on from its 100% electric cars and mopeds, the German manufacturer is set to launch the X2City, a sophisticated electric scooter priced at around €2,500 euros.
Sep 20, 2017
Following in the tyre tracks of Volvo, Uber, Google and Daimler, Tesla is moving into self-driving trucks, a market with a big future.
Sep 19, 2017
Infiniti unveiled a retro-look electric concept car at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on 20th August. Inspired by the race cars of the 1940s, the Prototype 9 combines a passion [...]
Sep 13, 2017
Toyota has unveiled the FT-4X – a utility vehicle fitted with numerous features designed to appeal to Generation Y.
Sep 12, 2017
A European Union spokesman has denied the rumours that Europe is intending to apply quotas of electric vehicles on automotive manufacturers. European decision-makers believe that they w [...]
Sep 5, 2017
A new record for the range of a production electric vehicle was set in early August by a Tesla Model S 100D. Italian drivers managed to cover 1,078 kilometres on one battery charge, bea [...]
Aug 30, 2017
Following on from the Model S and Model X, Tesla has begun deliveries of its Model 3, a more affordable version of its two big sisters.
Aug 23, 2017
The final obstacle for consumers when it comes to buying an electric car, battery charge times are coming down fast. Leading the way, Porsche has just installed its first ultra-fast cha [...]
Londres, Royaume-Uni, Aug 15, 2017
The British government intends to block the sale of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 as part of the fight against air pollution.
Aug 11, 2017
Tesla boss Elon Musk has grand designs when it comes to electric cars, and recently spoke of building a "Transformer"-style vehicle that could charge itself up with energy, using a pano [...]
Jul 26, 2017
The spectre of a lack of batteries to equip all of the various models of hybrid and electric vehicles that are set to be launched in the coming years is looming over the world market. E [...]
Jul 22, 2017
Despite offering fast and remote data exchange, OTA (Over-the-Air) technology is rarely used by intelligent vehicle manufacturers for updating their on-board systems. But, in spite of t [...]
Dubaï - Émirats arabes unis, Jul 18, 2017
Dubai Police Force will start using O-R3 autonomous patrol cars before the end of the year.
Jul 17, 2017
Porsche is set to introduce fully driverless vehicle technology, which will provide insights into how racing drivers are faring and enable them to improve out on the circuit.
Jul 10, 2017
Volvo and Nvidia have signed a partnership agreement for the development of a self-driving system, with the Swedish manufacturer hoping to put its own autonomous vehicles on the road by [...]
Jun 30, 2017
The car-of-the-future designed by Jaguar-Land Rover is able to self-drive its way around town and has just passed a series of determining tests.
Jun 21, 2017
Japanese carmaker Toyota is working on a system for preventing strokes at the wheel. The device, which is still at the prototype stage, uses sensors embedded in the steering wheel, the [...]
Apr 4, 2017
American automotive group Ford have just signed an agreement with Californian start-up AutoFi, which has developed an online financing solution for purchasing vehicles. Currently only a [...]