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Are advanced safety features worth it?

According to US research, the market for Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) will increase from $27 billion in 2020 to $83 billion by 2030. But what exactly are ADAS systems? Many of the features are already familiar to drivers. They include road sign...

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Dab digital radio to become standard.

The new Road Vehicles (Approval) Regulations – mean that from the beginning of this month (September 2020) all passenger cars and buses that come fitted with a radio must be fitted with digital radio. Manufacturers have leeway until 21st December 2020 to meet the...

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Will the coronavirus bring about a change in car design?

An unexpected consequence of the coronavirus is the influence it may have on future vehicle design as designers examine how they can respond to the threats posed by pandemics - for example, by developing germ-free car cabins to minimise the spread of infections....

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Would you buy a car online?

Thanks to the internet, it’s never been easier for consumers to find out what a car is worth or where to make a purchase. As a consequence, technology has paved the way for car sales that can take place without a customer even setting foot inside a car showroom as...

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Getting customers back to the dealerships

Recent data from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) showed 4,321 new cars were registered in April 2020, compared with 161,064 in April 2019, representing a 97% decrease and a reduction in actual registrations of 156,743 – the lowest level since...

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Will there be a scrappage scheme?

A survey of in-market new car buyers suggests that around 30% of motorists are waiting to see if any purchase incentives will be introduced by the government before they consider making the purchase amid rumours of a scrappage scheme. While it was suggested that a...

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Is voice-control tech safer than a touchscreen?

According to a recent report by the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), a global centre for innovation in transport and mobility, operating an infotainment system through a touchscreen while driving is far more distracting than driving under the influence of drugs,...

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How car technology has travelled through time

In this day and age, car technology develops at a rapid pace, yet cars have been slowly evolving from the very beginning. The crank handle was replaced by electronic ignition in 1922 and key ignition for production cars was introduced in 1949. Car cigarette lighters...

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The future of connectivity in the car

That digital connectivity has become an important part of our daily lives has never been more clearly highlighted than over the last few weeks and months. Throughout lockdown, digital connectivity has been a comfort for many and the ‘go-to’ method of communication....

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What will be powering the vehicles of the future?

“We’ll see unprecedented changes in the next 20 years,” says Dave OudeNijeweme, Head of Technology Trends at the Advanced Propulsion Centre which works on the production and development of low carbon propulsion technology in the UK.In the light of net zero carbon...

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