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.
Domino's Pizza and Ford are launching an industry-first collaboration to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery.
Motorists fail to see that automated and driverless vehicles will deliver promised benefits such as congestion, running costs and a reduced environmental impact, according to a new study.
A report compiled by Transport for London has concluded that four-out-of-five people are open to the idea of autonomous vehicles following a survey of “a relatively small and self-selecting sample of people”.
Ford has appointed its first director for Smart Mobility in Europe as it looks to “tackle urban transportation challenges and opportunities”.
Zipcar UK’s general manager has said highly autonomous vehicles should not be privately owned in the future.
Research has revealed that while 32% would consider buying a self-driving car, 72% of motorists would not feel comfortable being driven to hospital in an autonomous ambulance.
The NFDA has highlighted the replacement of the Bills of Sale Acts with a new Goods Mortgage Act as the key issue to emerge from a Queen’s Speech.
Autonomy is coming, and the industry’s biggest manufacturers are already putting the building blocks of the technology in place.
The current car ownership model is ‘irrational’ and driverless cars will become a reality, but there are plenty of opportunities for the dealers.
A fleet of driverless vehicles using UK-built software to be trialled between Oxford and London in a 30-month trial set to take place in 2019.
The Government has pledged its continued grant support to motorists buying an EV as it announced £109 million of funding for research into autonomous cars and low-emissions transport.
Auto Trader has said that the findings of its latest Market Report are “good news for dealers” as 81% of car owners expressed a desire to own a car throughout the course of their lifetime.
BMW emerged as the most trusted car manufacturer when it came to driverless car technology in a survey conducted by car tracking company Satrak.
UK drivers are becoming more accepting of driverless car technology, with half of motorists saying they would consider travelling in a self-driving vehicle, according to NFDA Trusted Dealers.
Nissan will bring autonomous driving cars to Britain next month.
UK automotive executives expect that more than half of today’s car owners will not want to own a car in less than a decade - but 85% are unfazed by the prospect.
Tomorrow's automotive sector leaders will face unprecedented changes and challenges as they steer their organisations into the future.
The Government believes the introduction of autonomous and connected cars should not be left entirely to manufacturers – ministers must have a role.
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