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Japan conference to put connected car security in the spotlight
Tokyo’s Kogakuin University is set to host the third annual meeting that puts intense focus on cybersecurity in connected cars this month.
Four areas key to the success of autonomous vehicles
Gartner expects multiple launches of autonomous vehicles around 2020...
Volvo’s new semi-autonomous XC40 is set to change the way Kiwis drive
“This new SUV has been designed to reduce the cognitive load on the driver..."
Exclusive interview: Machine learning vs deep learning - what's the difference?
Amazon and Netflix also leverage machine learning to generate tailored recommendations for books and films based on preferences and purchase history.
Trillium buys out CanBusHack, the oldest automotive cybersecurity provider in the world
Trillium has added the oldest automotive security provider in the world to its portfolio for an undisclosed amount.
Transform your mundane car into a self-driving vehicle with Drive.ai
Self-driving vehicles may not be as far-fetched as originally anticipated with the technology being developed by Drive.ai...
Tesla owners beware! Security researchers find major holes - firmware updates critical
Researchers at Tencent’s Keen Security Lab discovered major security holes in Tesla’s firmware, which attackers could use to control vehicles.
Volvo XC60 becomes the king of SUVs at the auto express awards
This SUV is an electric-hybrid filled to the brim with the latest car technology, including some self-driving capabilities...
Volvo recognised for safety expertise in autonomous vehicles
"Now with their advances in autonomous driving technology, we are entering a new generation of safety for all road users."
Melbourne's La Trobe University to launch year-long trial for autonomous vehicle
HMI Technologies is supplying a French built Navya 15-person shuttle for the duration of the trial.
Intel: Autonomous driving will spark new 'space race' worth $7 Trillion
Intel says companies need to wake up to the opportunity stream that will emerge when cars become the most powerful mobile data generating devices.
The evolution of connected vehicles: Security critical when lives are at stake
“There are a number of motivations for bad actors to compromise connected vehicle components and technologies."
Will semi-autonomous vehicles prevent head-on collisions?
“The system works by alerting a driver who has unwittingly wandered out of a driving lane by providing automatic steering assistance."
Volkswagen debuts all-electric minibus concept for the modern hippy
"This concept vehicle is the world's first electric multi-purpose vehicle to be equipped with a fully autonomous driving mode."
New study to delve into the murky world of AI’s effects on law, ethics and morality
Artificial intelligence (AI) is slowly working its way into New Zealand but what that means for our laws and policies is still a great unknown.
Skype while driving: Volvo to integrate Skype into semi-autonomous vehicles
"People need to be productive from anywhere – including their cars."
Autonomous vehicle tech could stop crashes on NZ roads
"There were over 300 fatalities and more than 12,000 reported injuries on New Zealand roads last year."
Microsoft Azure to power 'the future of connected driving' with Renault-Nissan
Microsoft teams up with Renault-Nissan Alliance to work on the new generation of connected driving & autonomous services, through Microsoft Azure.
Self-driving car fast on its way to NZ roads
“We believe this technology will greatly reduce the number of collisions on New Zealand roads while also improving efficiency."