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Google's driverless cars are programmed to break the speed limit

Firm claims it's safer

Wed Aug 20 2014, 16:47

Google unveils Android Auto in-car system to challenge Apple's Carplay

Brings voice-controlled navigation and music playback to vehicles

Thu Jun 26 2014, 10:44

Google unveils self-driving car without steering wheel or brakes

No driver, no accelerator, no frills

Wed May 28 2014, 09:36

MWC: Ford adds Sync 2 voice activation and 8in touchscreen to Focus

Hands-free reverse parking technology also added

Wed Feb 26 2014, 12:05

Texas Instruments launches chips for self driving cars

The TDA2x will aid 2D and 3D surround view and rear collision warning

Wed Oct 16 2013, 16:51

Audi launches a car with integrated 4G connectivity

Claims its S3 Sportback is the first car to support LTE services

Fri Aug 16 2013, 15:33

Honda scares the garden gnomes with 130mph lawnmower

Shreds your garden at 0-60mph in four seconds

Thu Jul 18 2013, 17:23

Apple teams with Volkswagen for iBeetle car integration

Will integrate the iPhone via a docking station and specially developed app

Mon Apr 22 2013, 14:10

KBM Systems demos wireless automotive scan tool OBDkey [Video]

Uses Bluetooth to monitor a vehicle's engine management system on smartphones

Thu Feb 21 2013, 16:25

Ford Applink is coming to Europe

Adds more voice activated services to Sync

Mon Jan 28 2013, 11:16

NAIAS: Ford shows off its Virttex driving simulator [Video]

Studies concentration of drivers during long journeys to develop in-car alerts

Thu Jan 17 2013, 16:26

NAIAS: Mini debuts Paceman John Cooper Works edition car

Will launch in the US in March

Wed Jan 16 2013, 20:53

NAIAS: Ford unveils Atlas concept truck [Video]

Innovative technologies make it more efficient

Tue Jan 15 2013, 23:34

CES: Ford announces Developer Program for Sync Applink

And it's coming to Europe later this year

Tue Jan 08 2013, 10:22

CES: Audi is set to roll out LTE cars with Nvidia Tegra 3 chips

Promotes its Audi Connect concept and assisted driving features

Thu Jan 12 2012, 01:27

UK launches £10m scheme to host driverless car trials in January

Announces regulatory measures to legally allow autonomous cars on UK roads

Thu Jul 31 2014, 14:46

UK ministers to rewrite Highway Code for driverless cars

Looking at the road ahead

Mon Jun 09 2014, 11:03

In-car technology and autonomous features

Autonomous Emergency Braking and Dual Screen Technology pose new problems for drivers

Fri Apr 25 2014, 12:00

Europe is driving towards motor car kill switches

Police will be able to stop cars remotely

Mon Feb 03 2014, 12:20

Nissan enters wearable tech market with Nismo Concept smartwatch

Allows drivers to monitor speed, fuel consumption and heart rate

Mon Sep 09 2013, 00:00

Ford shows off 3D printed vibrating knob made from an Xbox 360 controller

Teaches new drivers when to shift gears

Fri Aug 02 2013, 13:40

Drayson Racing’s electric car sets land speed record

That green flash, that was it

Wed Jun 26 2013, 14:27

MWC: Ford shows off its in-car Spotify integration [Video]

We watch the voice controlled app work

Tue Feb 26 2013, 16:32

Self-driving car unveiled by Oxford University

Tested on UK roads for the first time

Fri Feb 15 2013, 15:27

Toshiba ships 200GB hard drives for cars

To meet the growing demands of the connected car

Wed Jan 23 2013, 17:49

NAIAS: The good, the bad and the ugly from the 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Electric and hybrid concept cars and trucks prove popular

Thu Jan 17 2013, 13:12

NAIAS: Acura reveals its 2015 NSX luxury concept car

Second prototype hints it's closer to production

Wed Jan 16 2013, 19:03

NAIAS: Ford shows off a biometric seat prototype

Aims to integrate the technology into cars in five years' time

Tue Jan 15 2013, 10:04

London buses get NFC card fare payment options

Entire London transport network to get contactless payments by end of 2013

Thu Dec 13 2012, 10:46

Linuxcon: BMW might use Linux in future cars

Linuxcon Europe Not just for servers

Thu Oct 27 2011, 15:15

First standard Linux-based software platform for the connected car arrives

Claims to be the "industry's only fully open automotive platform"

Wed Jul 02 2014, 16:14

Your driverless car isn't going to kidnap you

There is nothing to fear from IPv6, says Ripe NCC

Thu Jun 05 2014, 17:35

Nvidia takes on Raspberry Pi with the Jetson TK1 mini supercomputer

Will power Audi’s self-driving cars

Wed Mar 26 2014, 14:04

Google drives Android to cars with help from Audi, Honda and GM

Will bring Android apps and music to the car's dashboard without causing a crash

Mon Jan 06 2014, 11:28

Nissan wants to overtake Google on self-driving cars

Car maker plans to sell self-drives by 2020

Wed Aug 28 2013, 15:38

Luxury car hacking findings blocked by High Court

Volkswagen injunction blocks university lecturer's research from publication

Mon Jul 29 2013, 15:40

Ford shows off its 3D Cave automatic virtual environment

We see how it improves car manufacturing efficiency

Mon May 20 2013, 12:40

MWC: Ford announces a partnership with Spotify

Music streaming service will appear in Ford in-car entertainment systems

Mon Feb 25 2013, 09:00

Toyota adds Nokia's Here maps to its in-car navigation system

Nokia Local Search for Automotive will bring community generated content to cars

Thu Jan 31 2013, 14:01

NAIAS: Ford takes us out for a spin in Detroit

We visit the firm’s test track and museum at its home in Motor City

Wed Jan 23 2013, 12:31

NAIAS: Tesla Model X debuts an in-car control centre

17in LCD display allows drivers to program driving settings

Thu Jan 17 2013, 12:23

NAIAS: BMW unveils a concept 4 Series Coupe

Its i3 Coupe electronic sports car will hit the road later this year

Wed Jan 16 2013, 17:52

CES: Harman announces Quantumlogic 3D in-car audio technology

Showcases three-dimensional technology at CES

Wed Jan 09 2013, 13:00

video icon IFA: Ford Sync My Ford Touch video demo

Ford's enhanced in-car technology that is coming to the UK next year

Fri Aug 31 2012, 17:49
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