Audi will offer virtual reality entertainment into the car from mid-2022

Since the introduction of a radio in the car about 100 years ago, in-car entertainment or ICE has been evolving as new technologies were developed and then miniaturised and ruggedised for use in cars. Tape-players and CD-players allowed motorists to bring their own favourite music with them, and then with connectivity to portable devices, the […]

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ACO Tech rolls out ATLAS next-gen infotainment operating system

ACO Tech, the joint-venture company between Proton Edar, Altel Communications and ECARX Hubei Technology, is the company that is involved in the GKUI software in the latest Proton models. Moving forward, the company has now rolled out its next-gen technology – ATLAS (ACO Tech Local Automotive Services) – an in-vehicle infotainment operating system which has […]

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Continental 3D display

3D display becomes a reality in latest Genesis GV80

Continental is launching its volume-production display featuring autostereoscopic 3D technology on the market with the latest Genesis GV80. The new display requires no special glasses to view (obviously!) On the screen, the technology displays three-dimensional scales, pointers and objects, for example displaying a stop sign warning in the driver’s line of sight. No special glasses […]

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Land Rover New Defender

New Land Rover Defender gets advanced connectivity with world-first dual e-SIM hardware

Unlike its predecessor which was developed long before the electronic age, the new Land Rover Defender is filled with advanced technologies, particularly in the area of connectivity. At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, the world’s largest consumer electronics show which is on this week, Land Rover is displaying the 4×4 model as the first vehicle […]

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Autonomous vehicles

Teaching autonomous vehicles to recognise the behaviour of human drivers

The age of autonomous cars – vehicles that can operate without human control – is coming. It’s not charging at us but with the amount of investment and R&D going into such technology, there will come a time when the companies are ready to sell autonomous vehicles. The introduction won’t be global, just as electric […]

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Auto industry looking forward to introduction of 5G

The fifth generation of broadband wireless networking is eagerly being awaited by mobilephone users who expect communication speeds up to 3 times faster than current 4G LTE performance. Larger data volumes can be transmitted more efficiently and therefore reduce the time it takes to load and view pages on a screen. But it’s not just […]

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Nissan VC-Turbo engine

Nissan VC-Turbo engine listed on Ward’s 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems for 2020 (w/VIDEO)

Nissan’s 2-litre VC-Turbo engine has been picked as one of Wards’ 10 Best Engines & Propulsion Systems on its list for 2020. Wards, an authoritative industry publication in America, has assessed automotive powertrains since 1995 and recognised the best in its annual listings. Winners are evaluated based on several factors including horsepower, torque, noise, fuel […]

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Pioneer to introduce portable in-car display panel in near future (w/VIDEO)

Many of today’s cars are having display screens mounted on the dashboard which resemble tablets. From the assembly point of view, it’s easier to install rather than being integrated in an opening in the dashboard. When you look at the display, it seems like a good idea if it could also be detached and taken […]

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