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Why ambulance chasers might become scooter chasers
11:36 am U.S. ET | Nov. 28, 2018
I am not a skittish person. But I am not sure I'll be getting back on an electric shared scooter any time soon.
BMW urges EU to consider 5G standard in cars
Nov. 15, 2018 12:21 CET
BMW is trying to persuade the EU to support the use of 5G technology in cars while other automakers including VW and Renault support a Wi-Fi standard.
VW may sideline Audi, link with rivals in new 10-year plan, report says
2:23 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 2, 2018
Volkswagen AG CEO Herbert Diess will outline a 10-year plan on Nov. 16 to slash research costs by working with rivals, a step which would sideline Audi as the group's leading development center, Reuters reported.
This Chinese EV pioneer has a big brother problem
6:20 am U.S. ET | Oct. 22, 2018
Nio, the Chinese EV maker that raised almost $1 billion in recent IPO, is banking on its smart and connected car. But there are concerns over data privacy.
VW, Renault winners as EU set to favor Wi-Fi over 5G
Oct. 19, 2018 14:46 CET
The EU is expected to approve and set rules for the use of Wi-Fi in cars, giving VW and Renault -- which have pursued this technology -- the edge over Daimler and others that invested in rival 5G networks.
The autonomous police car: RoboCop or reverse ATM?
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 9, 2018
Motorola's patent for an autonomous police car packs quite a few functions of the criminal justice system into a vehicle, enough not only for Uber drivers but for police officers to worry about job security in the age of autonomy.
BMW camera keeps an eye on the driver
12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 1, 2018
The redesigned 2019 X5 will use facial recognition technology to monitor whether drivers are distracted or asleep at the wheel.
Renesas Electronics weighs deal for U.S. chip maker, reports say
5:54 am U.S. ET | Aug. 31, 2018
Japanese automotive chipmaker Renesas Electronics, looking to further expand into chips for self-driving vehicles, is considering buying U.S. chipmaker Integrated Device Technology, Reuters and the
GM expands in-dash fuel payment nationwide
9:00 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2018
General Motors is expanding its in-dash fuel payment service to millions of vehicles and thousands of fuel stations nationwide
Autos inch ever closer to cellphones
5:19 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 1, 2018
It's often said that cars are turning into smartphones on wheels. Continental is taking that comparison a step further.
Massive data breach hits several automakers, report says
4:06 pm U.S. ET | July 20, 2018
Nearly 47,000 files of factory records from at least six automakers were found in a data leak this month that exposed several of the companies' trade secrets, The New York Times reported.
Kia, SiriusXM to continue partnership for another five years, companies say
9:39 am U.S. ET | July 20, 2018
Drivers of Kia Motors America vehicles will continue to get a three-month SiriusXM All Access subscription upon purchase for another five years.
Roadster: $15 million jump-starts expansion
12:01 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2018
Roadster has doubled its funding to nearly $30 million. The investment will propel the technology startup's efforts to expand operations and update products to meet the demands of dealership and automaker customers.
DISTRACTED DRIVING STUDY
Why Apple CarPlay, Android Auto were found to be less distracting than built-in auto systems
12:56 pm U.S. ET | June 27, 2018
Built-in vehicle infotainment systems designed by automakers are more distracting to drivers than Apple CarPlay and Google's Android Auto, according to AAA research.
Toyota hires N.A. chief information officer
1:00 pm U.S. ET | June 25, 2018
Toyota's new North American IT chief has a wide-ranging background in industries such as gambling, food and razors. Now he'll try his hand at in the auto space, filling the role left open by his recently promoted new boss.
U.S. set to limit China investments
1:53 pm U.S. ET | June 25, 2018
President Donald Trump plans to spur more trade tensions with China by barring many Chinese companies from investing in American technology firms, and by blocking additional tech exports to Beijing.
Tesla's alleged saboteur sued by carmaker over data theft
1:10 pm U.S. ET | June 20, 2018
Tesla sued a former employee for hacking its confidential and trade secret information, transferring several gigabytes to outsiders along with illicit photos of the production line.
Continental bans WhatsApp, Snapchat on company devices
2:57 pm U.S. ET | June 5, 2018
Global auto supplier Continental said it will forbid its 240,000 employees from using WhatsApp or Snapchat on any of its company-issued mobile devices.
AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE MONTHLY MAGAZINE
Why BMW will move cautiously with over the air updates
May 29, 2018 06:01 CET
The car will soon be the most power computer that most people have access to, BMW Group head of digital services Dieter May told
Automotive News Europe in an interview.
Tech giants put China at forefront of change
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 30, 2018
An explosion of ingenuity is radiating from China in how to develop, engineer and market cars. Long derided as a fast follower, China has suddenly blossomed as the innovation nation.
VIDEO: First Shift: GM to use OnStar to turn connectivity into cash
8:00 am U.S. ET | April 30, 2018
GM to use OnStar to turn connectivity into cash; Ford working to amass sweeping Detroit campus; U.S. to freeze mpg?; Subaru's new U.S. HQ; Last Wrangler JK ends an era for Jeep fans.
GM positions OnStar as revenue center, brand builder
12:01 am U.S. ET | April 30, 2018
General Motors is reorienting its OnStar business to generate more revenue from connectivity services and better position its core auto brands as technological showcases that can compete against innovative brands such as Tesla.
Tesla's key statistic in Autopilot defense comes under scrutiny
2:26 pm U.S. ET | April 18, 2018
Tesla's ardent defense of its Autopilot system is getting heat from safety advocates who question a key data point the company has been citing to plead its case.
GM offers in-dash fuel payments in 3-city pilot program
11:30 am U.S. ET | April 18, 2018
The feature is being piloted in roughly 1 million Chevrolet vehicles at select Shell stations in the Detroit, Seattle and Houston metropolitan areas.