Virtual eyes are looking at you

If you thought driverless cars were still some way off…well have a look at this! A driverless pod that has virtual eyes that see – well – eye to eye with you! The idea, according to Jaguar Land Rover, is…

How blockchain may underpin your future fleet

It might sound fanciful, but it’s true: blockchain technology may well underpin your fleet and your future mobility requirements. Now, don’t back because this sounds too technical. Because as you know, me and technology are not always the best bedfellows….

Government committed to self-driving cars

Self-driving vehicle tests will not be halted in the UK after a pedestrian was killed by a fully autonomous car operated by Uber in the US. The 49-year-old was struck by a self-drive car, which also had an operator onboard,…

Six star cars from the Geneva Motor Show, 2018

The Geneva Show – I always love this display of automotive talent in Switzerland. It signals many things, not least that spring is on the way. But it always hosts a brilliant variety of new cars, new concepts and new…

How technology is shaping the automotive future

I’ve heard it said many times that a Tesla is little more than a computer on wheels. Which seems a bit harsh. But I do know what they mean. Upgrades can be downloaded overnight, for example, changing your experience of…

Sales of EVs and plug-in hybrids reach record levels

Pure electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles reached record levels in 2017, according to figures released by EV and low emission campaigner Go Ultra Low, while the decline in the sale of diesel models continued. Unprecedented demand for alternative fuelled vehicles…

Advice on how to prevent ‘relay attack’ thefts

A new trend in vehicle theft termed ‘relay attack’, is allowing criminals to overcome existing vehicle security technology, such as immobilisers and keyless entry systems. But what can you and your drivers do to prevent such attacks? The new style…

Oil companies add electric charging to forecourts

The world’s major oil companies are changing their business plans to add battery recharging to their forecourts to ensure they remain viable when it comes to powering the vehicles of the future. As the automotive world slowly turns its back…

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