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US looks at regulating connected vehicles to prevent abusers from tracking victims

The agency that regulates U.S. telecommunications is considering a rule that could stop domestic abusers from tracking victims through vehicles that are connected wirelessly.


Nissan plans self-driving taxi service in Japan

Nissan is planning to launch a self-driving taxi service in Japan in the financial year starting April 2027, the auto giant said Wednesday.


Electric school buses are gaining traction in Bay Area schools

It was seven years ago that Matthew Belasco started worrying about the health of students riding the bus at Pittsburg Unified in California. As he watched hundreds of youth pile onto the big yellow vehicles each day, his ...


Long-stalled Geneva motor show revs again as Renault, MG, BYD electrics roll onto its smaller stage

MGThe century-old Geneva motor show is back in action for the first time in five years, and organizers are desperately trying to rev up its fortunes.


China's BYD lands auto shipment in car powerhouse Germany

Thousands of cars from China's BYD rolled off a ship in the German port of Bremerhaven on Monday, as the world's biggest electric carmaker brought its challenge directly to Europe's auto making powerhouse.


Man Utd's Ratcliffe unveils electric Ineos car

Manchester United's new co-owner Jim Ratcliffe unveiled Friday his Ineos group's latest 4x4 vehicle, which will come in two electric versions as the British billionaire criticized range limits on 'green' cars.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Researchers develop automated toolchain for future mobility

Development of embedded electronic systems for future mobility, be it self-driving cars or autonomous air taxis, depends on complex processing and application services. To better manage this challenge, eight European partners ...

Energy & Green Tech

Quiet revolution? UK sees new breed of 'green' narrowboats

Motoring down the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal in England's West Midlands, Neil Cocksedge's narrowboat at first sight looks like most other vessels plying the country's famous network of scenic inland waterways.