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A leading car brand in the automotive industry, the German manufacturer, Mercedes, has mastered the art of luxury engineering. This highlights that the people at Mercedes aren’t just luxury vehicle engineers, they’re innovators too... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

As technology advances, vehicles of all types become more sophisticated. Today’s cars feature sat-nav systems, integrated entertainment, self-driving systems, air conditioning, hybrid engines…the list goes on and on. And, tomorrow, the completely... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE & HEAVY VEHICLES

Pirelli has become the first tyre company in the world to develop intelligent tyres that transmit information it detects about the road surface via the 5G network. The company presented the "World-first 5G enhanced ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance... Read more

The renewal of the EU tyre label will be useful for drivers across large swathes of the continent, as it will now include information concerning grip on snow and ice. Until now, markings related to tyre properties required in demanding winter... Read more

According to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO), each year about 1.35 million people die in traffic accidents and another 20 to 50 million are injured. One of the main causes is driver inattention. Consequently, many automotive... Read more

Munich-based drone startup Lilium is now seeking regulatory safety approval for the all-electric vertical take-off and landing passenger taxis, a world first... Read more

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As technology develops, rules surrounding vehicle equipment must evolve too. Therefore, relevant HGVs and other commercial vehicles registered from 15 June 2019 will be legally required to have smart tachographs fitted. The features found in this... Read more

Under rules provisionally agreed by the European Union, all new vehicles sold in Europe could be fitted with Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) by 2022. ISA is a speed limiting technology that inhibits a car's speed in compliance with local limits. Read more

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