Tag Archives: Car

31Aug/21

Driving Will be Outlawed by 2050, says IDTechEx

Autonomous cars will match or exceed human safety by 2024, after which they will grow rapidly at a CAGR of 30% finds IDTechEx’s new report ‘Autonomous Cars, Robotaxis & Sensors 2022–2042’. By the 2040s, they will be capable of fulfilling the world’s mobility needs without a single collision. So why should humans be allowed to continue driving? Continue reading

02Mar/21

Volvo Cars to be fully electric by 2030

Volvo Cars is committed to becoming a leader in the fast-growing premium electric car market and plans to become a fully electric car company by 2030.
By then, the company intends to only sell fully electric cars and phase out any car in its global portfolio with an internal combustion engine, including hybrids. Continue reading

23Oct/17

London smog tax means older cars can face $27 per drive

London’s new fee for most cars registered before 2006 is being billed by its mayor as the toughest emissions standard in the world, but some business organisations are crying foul. Katie Gregory reports. Continue reading

07Mar/17

Future of mobility: a personal capsule which drives, flies and hops on train

Imagine ordering a capsule which can drive and fly on its own taking you across the city. The concept, called “Pop.Up”, was unveiled at the Geneva car show and is a big leap into the future.

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08Feb/17

Spinning with control – South Africa’s car stunts underworld

A need to thrill and a love for cars drives youth from South Africa’s townships into the once illegal but now officially recognized sport of car spinning.

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16Mar/16
Google's driverless cars take lawmakers for a spin

Google’s driverless cars take lawmakers for a spin

Executives behind Google’s driverless car program push U.S. Congress to grant national auto safety regulators new authority to get driverless cars on the roads. Gavino Garay reports. Continue reading

06Jan/16
Ford's automated Fusion hybrid test vehicle.

Ford boosts self-driving fleet

Ford has demonstrated its commitment to developing autonomous cars, saying it plans to triple to 30 the size of its fleet of self-driving test cars. But as Hayley Platt reports, its CEO was keeping quiet at the Consumer Electronics Show about rumours of a deal with Google Continue reading

05Jan/16

Lyft’s vision for an on-demand network of self-driving cars will mean fewer cars on the road

Lyft, an American ride-hailing service, announced on Monday that General Motors has invested $500 million in the company, and the companies together plan to develop a network of autonomous vehicles.
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28Sep/15

New report shows chasm between car test results and real world

A report by an environmental campaign group reveals new European cars are spewing out more carbon dioxide than laboratory tests show.

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