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Take a look: New self-driving VW Tiguan revealed in US

Most successful VW - design honed inside and out, Digital Cockpit standard across 2022 range Full auto drive - given suitable roads WOLFSBURG, Germany/ HERNDON, Virginia - VW's Tiguan SUV was the most successful model for both the brand and its parent group through 2019 with more than 910 000 produced. That figure, however, is… Continue reading Take a look: New self-driving VW Tiguan revealed in US

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Hyundai reveals more about high-tech Prophecy concept EV

Hyundai Motor has revealed more details of its Prophecy Concept EV in a walk-around video. Hyundai Motor Group's chief design officer Luc Donckerwolke explains some of the key features inside and outside the vehicle. CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Hyundai's Prophecy concept has had a digital premiere about which a statement said that, rather than… Continue reading Hyundai reveals more about high-tech Prophecy concept EV

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Volvo goes live with ‘safest electric car on the road’

MALMO, Sweden - Here it comes! Volvo’s first modern electric car has been announced, the details made available today with images of the chassis of the car as a development of the Volvo XC40 plug-in hybrid. The automaker is also presenting the XC40 as ''the safest electric car on the road'' and says it joins… Continue reading Volvo goes live with ‘safest electric car on the road’

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Merc, Bosch combine to make autoparking real

STUTTGART, Germany - Bosch and Daimler have state approval to use groundbreaking automated parking in the Mercedes-Benz Museum high-rise garage here which accepts vehicles for entry and allows them to find their (humanless) way to a designated parking slot on one of  several floors The move, which works through a cellphone, introduces the world's first… Continue reading Merc, Bosch combine to make autoparking real

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A Bentley – but centenary EXP 100GT like no other car on Earth

CREWE, England - Bentley Motors is celebrating its centenary by  unveiling its vision of the future of luxury mobility at The Home of Bentley in Crewe, central England... The Bentley EXP 100 GT which the automaker describes as ''a physical embodiment of the future Bentley brand, Grand Touring for the future''. Bentley describes the supercar… Continue reading A Bentley – but centenary EXP 100GT like no other car on Earth

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JLR researching ways to make your car pay its way

‘Smart Wallet’ tech to earn 'crypto' on the road Credits for traffic, pothole, parking problems Part of JLR 'Destination Zero' vision road checks WHITLEY, England - Jaguars and Land Rover drivers in the UK could be earning cryptocurrency and making payments on the move using the associated brands' ''connected car'' services. ‘Smart Wallet’ tech will… Continue reading JLR researching ways to make your car pay its way

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Kia HabaNiro: Three cars in one – and each one brilliant

Spicy vision for future of electric vehicles Kia’s California design studio goes wild Presenting the future of vehicle interaction NEW YORK - Kia Motors America showed its vision of the future of electric vehicles at the 2019 New York auto show in insisted: ''It’s hot. And spicy'' Figures, because the vehicle in question is a… Continue reading Kia HabaNiro: Three cars in one – and each one brilliant

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JLR autopods out to make pals with pedestrians

System projects images onto the road Pedestrians warned where vehicle going Object is to gain pedestrians' trust PRETORIA, Gauteng -Jaguar Land Rover says there's a possibility that it will introduce a system to project a self-driving vehicle's direction of travel onto the road to inform other road-users. ''The intelligent technology,'' JLR explained, ''beams a series… Continue reading JLR autopods out to make pals with pedestrians

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New role for autonomous cars: Tyre-tests for gravel

Any tyre test-track no longer needs a driver Automation means better processes, accurate results Automated Cruising Chauffeur luxmobile used HANOVER, Germany / Uvalde, Texas - Tyre manufacturer Continental has commissioned what it believes is the first driverless tyre-testing vehicle for a wide range of road types at a test site in Uvalde, Texas. The new… Continue reading New role for autonomous cars: Tyre-tests for gravel

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JLR gets green light to solve 150-year-old problem on the road

Vehicle-to-Infrastructure tech to avoid red lights Tech gives speed to avoid having to stop​ System to cut congestion, reduces emissions PRETORIA, Gauteng - New Jaguar Land Rover technology has been created to, the automaker claims, reduce traffic by avoiding stops at red traffic lights - an invention from 150 years ago that is now the… Continue reading JLR gets green light to solve 150-year-old problem on the road