Auto Tech Update Posts


There are several driving forces behind the electrification of vehicles, including infotainment, car-to-x communication, advanced driving systems and ultimately fully autonomous vehicles. These are desirable functions...
The VW Diesel emissions scandal has dominated auto news over recent weeks, the consequences of which are still unfolding on a daily basis. While VW are embroiled in an immediate furore over the recall and modification...
The 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show is one of the most eagerly awaited Auto events of the year, and this September’s programme has been filled with exciting new concepts. This year’s show has perhaps seen more new ve...
The Frankfurt Motor Show opens its doors from 15th September 2015, and the world’s automakers are gearing up for one of Europe’s most prestigious motoring events. As always, manufacturers will use the show to introduce new concepts and production...
Just last month in this column we talked about the advanced steering assist technology that Mercedes had planned for the 2017 E-Class, and since then the auto-maker has revealed a raft of new information abou...
The race towards autonomous driving is well and truly on, with auto-makers introducing new concepts and technologies seemingly every week. In the last month two of the leading German manufacturers, Audi and M...
This month we’re returning to one of our favourite subjects in the automotive industry – autonomous driving – in light of some interesting news over the last few weeks. Google has released informati...
Audi has released more information about its central driver assistance controller (zFAS), and revealed that Delphi Automotive has been awarded the contract to start commercial production of the ultra-compact system w...
The Geneva Motor Show this month brought a range of new vehicles and new technology across all segments, but as ever, it was the supercars that stole the show, with Ferrari, McLaren and Koenigsegg unveiling new models, Aston Martin and Bentley r...
It’s a new year but there’s no let-up in the procession towards autonomous technology and both the UK and German governments are going full throttle with their policies on the testing of driverless cars. Recent announcements that aut...
The 2015 CES in January saw a raft of new technology on display from a number of the leading car manufacturers, with autonomous driving tech high on the agenda. In this month’s column we’ll take a look at some of the highlights of th...
Since the development of LED lights for use in the automotive sector, we have seen a raft of innovations in both interior and exterior lighting. The design constraints of traditional headlights have been thrown off, and OEM’s are quickly e...
Last month we reported on Audi’s autonomous lap of the Hockenheim racing circuit in an RS 7 Concept vehicle, which raced around the track in a time equivalent to that of a professional racing driver. At this year’s Los Angeles Motor...
Earlier this month Audi unveiled the TT Sportback Concept vehicle at the Paris Motor Show 2014. Billed as a speedy sports car with four seats and five doors, the Sportback concept was revealed alongside the new TT Roadster and TTS Roadster, whic...
One piece of news that caught the eye last year was the introduction of Peugeot’s HYbrid Air technology, and the automaker is set to unveil the latest version of its innovative powertrain with the 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator concept veh...
The growth of electric and hybrid vehicles is set to continue over the next decade, with researchers agreeing that as we go beyond 2020, annual electric vehicle sales will top the 2 million mark. ABI Research estimate that the number of full ele...
A host of new technologies are entering the automotive industry, driven largely by the rapid development of smart tech and connectivity. One concept which has really caught our eye this month is the use of augmented reality in head-up displays,...
Just last month we reported on Google’s latest software developments which are allowing self-driving vehicles to navigate busy city streets, and this has been followed by the news that the technology giant has opted to develop its own auto...
This month’s Auto Tech Update will return to a favourite subject - autonomous driving - as Ford, Google, and a Volkswagen-led consortium have all announced further research and development in recent months. Ford part...
Not just a pre-cursor to autonomous driving, car-to-car and car-to-infrastructure communication offers a variety of benefits from improved road safety to sophisticated traffic management. ‘Talking cars’ will be able to...
Autonomous driving has become the hottest topic in the automotive industry, and the buzz continues to grow. We’ll have plenty more on that particular subject in Auto Tech Update over the coming months, but for now we’re going to conc...
The car interior has become a hotbed of innovation over the last few years as developments in LED lighting and intelligent textiles have opened the door for new and exciting design visions. In this month’s column we will have a look at jus...
This month’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas saw a variety of new innovations from auto manufacturers and the electronics industry, and provided a great opportunity to look at some of the new technologies poised...
In a continuation in theme from last month’s column, we focus again on driverless vehicles and the fascinating ‘Drive Me’ project which will commence in Sweden in 2014. The ground-breaking project will be the world’s fir...
UK to Pilot Driverless Vehicles
Published: 2013-11-26
The technology to make driverless cars a reality is upon us. Most auto-manufacturers are well on the way to developing their own autonomous vehicles, and we are seeing ever more sophisticated driver-assist systems introduced each year. Meanwhil...

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