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28th September, 2017 · Technology Kangaroos throw off driverless cars
The unusual way kangaroos move is making it difficult for autonomous vehicle sensors to identify them. Volvo Australia’s Technical Manager, David Pickett, recently told the ABC that kangaroos completely throw off the car’s animal detection...
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28th September, 2017 · Technology Big advance for wireless charging of electric cars
If electric cars could recharge while driving down a highway it would virtually eliminate concerns about their range and lower their cost, perhaps making electricity the standard fuel for vehicles. Now Stanford University scientists have...
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28th September, 2017 · Technology British report sees billions in digital manufacturing
A British report commissioned by KPMG has highlighted the opportunity for the automotive industry to make billions of pounds over the next two decades by embracing digital manufacturing. The first-ever report on the potential of...
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28th September, 2017 · Technology Mercedes-Maybach launch new luxury electric concept
Mercedes-Maybach last month launched its new concept vehicle, the Vision 6 Cabriolet, at the 2017 Monterey Car Week in California. The concept car is a glamorous luxury convertible that runs exclusively on electricity. The Vision...
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28th September, 2017 · Technology Volvo to go fully electric by 2019
Volvo plans to build only electric and hybrid vehicles, starting in 2019, making it the first major automaker to abandon cars and SUVs powered solely by the internal combustion engine. Chief Executive, Hakan Samuelsson, said...
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28th September, 2017 · Sales Record sales months in July
Australia’s motor industry has now posted five months of record sales for 2017, with August the fourth successive month of record gains and the highest August outcome on record, according to the motor industry’s official...
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