A joint venture between Ford and Volkswagen Group is hoped to give both car manufacturers cost effective leaps forward in developing self-driving and electric cars.
Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and BMW have announced that they are embarking on a partnership to help them develop the next-generation of electric vehicles (EVs).
In March 2019 the Tesla Model 3 – the mid-sized all-electric saloon, with over 250 miles of range, and available from under £400 per month – outsold all alternatives across Europe.
The results of the latest Auto Trader Market Report have revealed that a third of the UK potential car buyers are being put off a purchase due to the uncertainty surrounding Brexit.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler have announced plans to embark on a “long-term strategic cooperation” to boost their respective development of autonomous vehicle technology.
Autonomous vehicles could begin trials on UK roads before the end of 2019 after the Government announced that a process is being developed to support the process.
For decades, technology has been the single biggest factor holding us back from launching fully Autonomous Drive (AD) vehicles.
Dealers have been advised to keep ahead of the curve when it comes to developments in autonomous vehicles as a result of insight gained from Close Brothers Motor Finance's Britain Under the Bonnet report.
Bosch's new technician training centre has laid a path for the evolution of aftersales and will serve to encourage “pride in the brand”, Group Renault’s Mark Crockett has said.
Ford has created a new autonomous vehicle division and will invest $4 billion to accelerate the brand’s growth in the market over the next five years.
Hardly a month goes by without a car manufacturer laying out their technology and product deployment plans for semi or fully-autonomous vehicles.
Thatcham Research has called for AEB to be fitted as standard on all EVs afte the Nissan LEAF set the standard with a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.
The DRIVEN consortium has demonstrated to the public that two autonomous Ford vehicles can navigate hazards.
The development of connected and autonomous vehicles in the UK has received Government funding of almost £60 million as part of a new joint venture with automotive businesses.
Drivers have expressed an desire to stay behind the wheel despite the advent of autonomous vehicles, according to a study commissioned by Mazda.
Thatcham Research has applauded the European Parliament's decision to back legislative changes that will stipulate the standard fitment of autonomous safety technologies in new cars and vans.
Google stopped developing features of its self-driving car requiring drivers to take control because running in autopilot meant they fell asleep.
Euro NCAP is preparing a host of new tests which aim to regulate the increasing number of autonomous driving aids and other technology being introduced to cars by manufacturers.
Nissan has revealed the new Leaf with increased range and improved technology.
The majority of motorists (66%) would be uncomfortable travelling in a driverless car at 70mph, according the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.
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