Jaguar Land Rover launches pioneering tech to avoid red lights


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Jaguar Land Rover just won’t stand for its customers being stuck at the traffic lights as it reveals it’s working on groundbreaking technology help drivers safely beat the red light and keep traffic flowing. See related  Building a smart city: How Singapore is forging a path ahead of the rest Autonomous vehicles are coming to […]

15/11/2018

The 6 best concept cars: Here are the coolest prototypes we've seen


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Concept cars aren’t only amazing-looking vehicles to fantacise about, but also hugely important exercises for the car industry. The most creative and revolutionary concept cars provide a glimpse at the future, a new blank slate for designers, and a showcase for engineers to openly explore emergent technology’s huge potential. Both motor shows and technology shows […]

29/10/2018

Addison Lee plans self-driving taxis in London by 2021


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Autonomous taxis could be on London’s streets as soon as 2021, if a partnership between car hire company Addison Lee and software firm Oxbotica goes according to plan. Addison Lee says the two companies will work together to digitally map public roads in the capital, with an aim of deploying self-driving taxis within three years. […]

22/10/2018

Top Gear: McGuinness and Flintoff announced as new presenters


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The BBC has revealed that comedian Paddy McGuinness and former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff will be the new hosts of Top Gear. The pair will join former racing driver Chris Harris, who stays on from the previous series. Rory Reid will no longer present, but will «remain part of the Top Gear family», according […]

22/10/2018

DrivingElectric is a new website dedicated to electric cars


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Some internal news for you: Dennis Publishing, the company behind Alphr, has launched a new website focused on electric vehicles (EVs). DrivingElectric, which has gone live today, covers reviews of electric, hybrid and plug-in hybrid cars on the market, along with buying guides, news and advice. See related  The best electric cars 2018 UK: The best […]

22/10/2018

Google Maps now shows electric car charging points


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Google has added electric vehicle (EV) charging ports to its Maps app, including reviews and ratings of various stations across the globe. The information will be added to Google Maps on iOS and Android from today, with a desktop launch planned in the coming weeks. Much like searching for restaurants, shops and other services on […]

19/10/2018

Volvo is bringing true Level 2 autonomous cars to the road in 2020


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Swedish automaker Volvo has announced that it’s partnering with Nvidia to bring autonomous driving features to its entire fleet of next-generation road cars by the early 2020s. See related  DHL aims for an autonomous future with a fleet of self-driving delivery vehicles Nvidia’s Drive PX Pegasus is just the tip of its automotive plans Driverless […]

10/10/2018