When tech converges and patents overlap

A 'cross-pollination' of ideas and technologies within the autonomous vehicles market is complicating the process of patenting creations

Five questions shaping driverless car insurance

From policy prices to insurers’ relationships with auto manufacturers, the arrival of autonomous cars on our roads will disrupt the very fundamentals of vehicle insurance

Electric cars in trouble as green levy threatened

electric cars being built in factory

President Donald Trump is considering axing a generous tax credit designed to encourage electric vehicle sales in the United States. If it happens, green car manufacturers could face a rocky future

How XR is powering the fourth industrial revolution

Coupled with data from the internet of things, extended reality is changing the way people work and driving industrial innovation

Autonomous cars mean a new mindset for motoring

With car-sharing gaining traction, carmakers are moving towards a different business model, while also developing a brand of electric vehicles

How car-sharing services transformed manufacturing

Servitisation and the sharing economy are shaping the future of the car industry as easy access looks more attractive than ownership

Where have all the mid-tier component suppliers gone?

Car Workers Inspecting Production Line

As the UK’s automotive industry prepares for Brexit, the current shortage of mid-tier component suppliers is a growing concern and vehicle manufacturers could be forgiven for looking elsewhere

Six ways remote access technology will revolutionise the automotive industry

Shanghai, elevated view of Nanpu bridge

From self-driving cars to remote technicians, car manufacturers are morphing into all-encompassing technology companies where experience is the new currency