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The new chip that enables AI processing for autonomous cars
Renesas Electronics announced its new R-Car V3H system-on-chip that delivers high computer vision performance and AI processing.
Mercury converts a 1957 Ford Fairlane to plug-in electric
The company has used a bit of Kiwi ingenuity to change a gas-guzzling 1957 Ford Fairlane to plug-in electric.
SAP brings MasterCard, HERE and Postmates to connected vehicle marketplace
SAP Vehicles Network connects vehicles to intelligent, automated services for parking, fueling, food, navigation and payment.
Kiwis embrace EVs as part of a longer sustainability journey
The switch to an electric vehicle drove many Kiwis further along the path to a sustainable lifestyle.
Huawei uses AI-powered smartphone to autonomously drive a car
The ‘RoadReader’ project pushes the boundaries of Huawei’s object recognition technology.
The government invests $3.7 million in EV technology
More electric vehicles will be hitting New Zealand’s highways, bus lanes and streets with another round of government funding.
Jucy set to introduce electric campervan fleet
Thousands of tourists could be driving electric campervans within the next two years.
Jaguar Land Rover backs self-driving taxi startup
Jaguar Land Rover has invested US$4.1 million in self-driving taxi service Voyage.
Electric vehicles and SUVs face off as Kiwis choose a dream car
The increased interest in EVs is a sign of things to come...
Intel continues to push towards full vehicle autonomy in 2018
Mobileye’s new fourth-generation EyeQ system-on-chip will play a crucial role in the delivery of a driverless future...
Samsung is creating digital cockpits for connected cars
The digital cockpit platform combines 5G technology and the IoT to provide an intelligent connected car experience...
Toyota’s bus of the future may deliver your pizza
“This announcement marks a major step towards sustainable mobility..."
The Warehouse installs EV chargers across NZ
The Warehouse has started installing electric vehicle charging stations at many stores across New Zealand...
Volvo lets 100 families to test fully autonomous vehicles
A world first autonomous driving initiative has launched which will ultimately see 100 families testing fully autonomous vehicles...
Coromandel opens a scenic touring loop for electric vehicles
“EVs are undoubtedly the future of domestic transport in New Zealand..."
South Island EV charging grid gets an upgrade
ChargeNet New Zealand continues to grow their nationwide charging network...
Autonomous driving is today's biggest game changer
Intel announced a collaboration with entertainment company Warner Bros. to develop in-cabin, immersive experiences...
Petrol cars are becoming more obsolete by the day
"From petrol to electric vehicles, like cars replacing horses..."
A deep dive into the Kontrol app for Tesla
Security is extremely important when using an app that controls the entire vehicle...
Charge your EV in minutes with Powerswap
Instead of connecting the cord and waiting for the car to be charged, the battery is replaced with the help of a robotic device...
Volvo sells Uber thousands of autonomous cars
Volvo has signed an agreement with Uber to sell thousands of autonomous vehicles between 2019 and 2021...
Tesla unveils the truck of the future
Tesla has unveiled two new vehicles, a sports type roadster and a long-range electric semi truck...
Jaguar starts testing its autonomous vehicle
The trials will explore how future connected and autonomous vehicles can replicate human behaviour and reactions when driving...
The Airbnb of car rental has arrived in NZ
Yourdrive is built on the ‘sharing economy’ model and connects a flourishing database of car renters with car owners...