Will car feature subscriptions work?

Car makers are looking to maximise revenue from software updates. Will they be the golden ticket? Apple’s profit margins are legendary, but topping them all...

Volkswagen and Bosch to collaborate on battery production

German industrial giants sign memorandum of understanding to vastly ramp up battery manufacturing in Europe

CES 2022 highlights for the auto industry

As Renault, Stellantis and Volvo announce tie-ups with tech firms like Amazon, here's what it means for the automotive industry. Car makers rarely acknowledge their...

Veolia’s EV recycling centres are ‘urban mines’

Urban mining will help protect raw materials used for electric car batteries. French resource management company Veolia is expanding across Europe a new battery recycling...

VinFast partners with What3words navigation technology

VinFast has become the first EV manufacturer to partner with What3words for simplified, accurate on-board navigation, the firm claims. Vietnamese car maker VinFast has announced...

Autonomous race cars compete at 278km/h

Teams used Dallara autonomous race cars and went wheel to wheel at 278km/h during this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show hosted...

How carbonfibre is going green

Retrac’s 60-tonne electro-servo press can turn out high-quality carbonfibre components in four minutes. For the most part, low-cost and sustainable carbonfibre components have remained elusive in mainstream...

Volvo to run first unsupervised autonomous driving trials this year

Swedish manufacturer confirms technology will be launched in its new electric large SUV

Volvo to gain YouTube, upgraded Google services

Update is next step in partnership with Google and applies to all its cars with Android-powered infotainment

Zeekr and Mobileye team up to develop self-driving car

Chinese car maker and Intel-owned tech firm aim to launch ‘the world’s first consumer autonomous vehicle’ by 2024

Tesla active noise reduction tech added to Model S and X

Tesla’s largest models get new feature activated via over-the-air software update, although only for latest examples

Electric hydrofoil maker accelerates growth

The hydrofoil manufacturer secured a £20m investment; it says its boats are 80% more efficient that fossil-fuel powered ones

How cooling will improve EV driving range

Petronas expects to improve the efficiency of electric cars by 10 per cent through the development of new direct cooling fluids. Electric vehicles have turned...

Hydrogen planes could bring emission-less air travel

Hydrogen planes could be back in the air, although looking much different than the Zeppelin. A new hydrogen-powered plane concept has been revealed, which could...

Mercedes approved to use autonomous Level 3 on the road

Mercedes is the first brand in the world to meet the legal requirements for the system, which will enter service on the S-Class in...