A proposed assurance framework aimed at allaying fears around the cybersecurity threat to connected and autonomous vehicles has been launched.
Anti-terrorism and anti-theft devices are foremost in fleet managers’ minds – particularly those operating vans and trucks - when it comes to technology priorities.
Research from Move UK has opened the door to more rapid development of automated driving technologies, with much less data intensive methods now required to test driver assistance systems.
Smart motorways are as safe as conventional ones, according to the latest data from Highways England, paving the way for a full roll out across the country.
Vehicles should have a sufficient level of security to guard against cyber attacks before they are allowed to be used in fully autonomous mode, the insurance industry urged.
Autonomous vehicles, drones and delivery robots will all have a part to play in the future mobility ecosystem, says KPMG.
Jaguar Land Rover is developing a new connected car service that will enable drivers to earn cryptocurrency and make payments on the move.
TomTom Telematics has launched a new programme called OEM.connect, which allows vehicle manufacturers to connect with the TomTom Telematics Service Platform.
The auto industry is facing a skills shortage, with a quarter of Brits (26%) and less than one in five women (19%) saying they would consider a job in a garage.
The vote by the full parliament follows a provisional deal reached by the EU institutions last month.
Audi has unveiled its AI:ME autonomous electric city car at the Shanghai motor show.
Fleets should back a new call for open access to connected car data, says fleet software specialist FleetCheck.
The UK’s departure from the EU must be orderly, with a deal that supports both the industry and technological collaboration, especially in data, says the SMMT.
By Sandeep Sovani, global director Automotive Industry at ANSYS
By Antonio Avenoso, executive director of the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)
Drivers of fully autonomous vehicles should not be held liable for crashes involving their cars while the technology is in charge, says the Association of British Insurers.
Minimum road infrastructure safety standards will be extended to national roads across the EU, after a provisional deal was agreed.
IAM RoadSmart has published a white paper called Driving While Distracted: Challenges and Solutions, which examines the reasons why so many motorists’ minds wander.
The majority of UK automotive executives believe that the owner/driver of a connected car in future won’t own the data their vehicle generates, according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2019.
The Government has announced that a process is being developed to support the advanced trials of automated vehicles.
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