Posts Tagged: Technology

The Man Whose Gear Caught VW Cheating Says Diesel’s Death Is Overstated

What is the market leader in equipment for measuring automobile emissions to do if the vehicles of the future don’t spew exhaust? Japan’s Horiba Ltd., whose gear was central in …

Self-driving cars must have technology to prevent use in terror, lawmakers say

In bipartisan vote, House of Representatives passes Self Drive Act, aiming to streamline regulatory process in order to get vehicles on road sooner Self-driving vehicles will need to be equipped …

The rise of SnappCar, the business that lets you rent out your car

Billed as an Airbnb for cars, the Dutch company aims to have 500,000 cars under its model. But are people ready to share their cars? He calls it Airbnb for …

Rise of the robocar: are connected cars safer, or a target for hackers?

Its predicted that 200m connected cars will be on the roads by 2020, but theres a risk that more technology will lead to more hacking A threshold was quietly crossed …

Mazda boosts petrol engine efficiency in fresh blow to diesel

Japanese carmaker says from 2019 it will sell cars fitted with engines that largely eliminate need for spark plugs, improving fuel consumption by 30% One of the worlds largest automotive …

The car is dead, long live the car, thanks to Tesla | John Naughton

Established carmakers may scoff at Elon Musks firm, but like Apple and the iPhone, it heralds a massive shake-up of the auto industry Two interesting things happened last week. One …