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BMW updates navigation maps via mobile radio connection April 17, 2014 BMW updates navigation maps via mobile radio connection Carmaker BMW has announced online updates for road maps stored in the automotive navigation system. The move could be a step towards software updates over the air. Read more Ford pickups unveil first LED forward lighting solution April 17, 2014 Ford pickups unveil first LED forward lighting solution The 2015 model of the Ford F-150 will become the world's first pickup truck on the market with a complete LED forward lighting solution from Osram. Read more BMW has most advanced connectivity, study says April 16, 2014 BMW has most advanced connectivity, study says In automotive technology, the 'connected car' is the buzzword of the decade. If it goes to the ideas of the technology avant-garde, vehicles today should be always online and more all vendors don't tire to advertise their connectivity. But which cars are really 'connected', which manufacturers are the ... Read more Nanomaterial-packed cathode extends range of EV lithium-sulfur batteries April 16, 2014 Nanomaterial-packed cathode extends range of EV lithium-sulfur batteries Researchers at the USA's Department of Energy Pacific Northwest National Laboratory have developed a metal organic framework that can be added to an electric vehicle battery's cathode to capture polysulfides that cause lithium-sulfur batteries to fail after a few charges. Read more Porsche connects infotainment to cloud with HTML5 April 15, 2014 Porsche connects infotainment to cloud with HTML5 For some time, HTML5 is regarded as a kind of Swiss Army knife for automotive infotainment developers. Car manufacturer Porsche utilises HTML5 in its super sports vehicle 918 Spyder as the technology platform for its infotainment system. Read more BMW Laserlights to hit streets in autumn 2014 April 11, 2014 BMW Laserlights to hit streets in autumn 2014 BMW has confirmed that BMW Laserlights will receive a world premiere in autumn 2014 and the efficient light source will be hitting our roads in a production car for the first time to provide the high beam in the BMW i8 headlight. Read more University of Parma refines autonomous driving April 11, 2014 University of Parma refines autonomous driving With a new vehicle, the University of Parma (Italy) intends to bring autonomous driving closer to perfection. The development is focusing on real-time processing of camera and laser sensor data. Read more Land Rover makes front part of vehicle 'invisible' April 10, 2014 Land Rover makes front part of vehicle 'invisible' In a combination of augmented reality and driver assistance system, carmaker Land Rover makes the front part of the vehicle transparent. What on first glance appears a bit weird is actually a helpful feature in multiple driving situations. Read more Electric powertrain does away with rare earth metals April 08, 2014 Electric powertrain does away with rare earth metals A research consortium of Infineon, Siemens, transmission company ZF Friedrichshafen and the Dresden Technical University has developed a motor for electric vehicles that has the potential to boost electric mobility: Though it does not contain any expensive rare earth metals, it is 15% lighter and significantly ... Read more Microsoft takes new run-up for automotive market April 08, 2014 Microsoft takes new run-up for automotive market At its recent developers conference, Build 2014 in San Francisco, Microsoft showed a prototype for a software that brings the Windows user interface with its characteristic tiles to vehicle infotainment systems. With the move, Microsoft for the first time makes its software visible within cars. Read more
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