Toyota teams with Tesla in using low-cost cameras to develop self-driving tech

Toyota teams with Tesla in using low-cost cameras to develop self-driving tech

In a bid to try to advance self-driving technology without expensive sensors such as lidars, Toyota Motor Corp. unit Woven Planet has joined forces with Tesla Inc. Woven Planet informed Reuters it is able to use low-cost cameras to collect data and effectively train its self-driving system, a “breakthrough” that it hopes will help drive […]

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RAC warns of 'avalanche of wrongly-issued fines' for drivers once councils are given powers to enforce minor traffic offences

RAC warns of ‘avalanche of wrongly-issued fines’ for drivers once councils are given powers to enforce minor traffic offences

Motorists have been made aware of an ‘avalanche of penalty’ charge notices wrongly issued to drivers’ once councils are given powers to enforce minor traffic offences – including stopping in yellow box junctions, making illegal turns and driving in cycle lanes – from June. From May, all councils across England and Wales have the right

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New home-charging payment system for fleet vehicles launched by Allstar

New home-charging payment system for fleet vehicles launched by Allstar

A new payment solution for fleet operators that require employees to charge their business vehicle at home, has been launched. Known as Homecharge by Allstar, it provides businesses with visibility of home charging across their fleets, with all charging costs coming through on one consolidated invoice. All home charging payments are made directly to their

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2022 Highway Code changes: 7 million drivers unaware of new rules for cars, cyclists and HGVs

2022 Highway Code changes: 7 million drivers unaware of new rules for cars, cyclists and HGVs

The Highway Code was subject to a series of significant changes early in 2022, but research by the IAM Roadsmart charity suggests millions of drivers aren’t aware. The charity surveyed 1,000 drivers, and found 20 percent of them didn’t know the Highway Code rules have changed. If the survey result is representative of the national

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Zero tolerance rules on phone usage behind the wheel - but what if it's mounted on the windscreen?

Zero tolerance rules on phone usage behind the wheel – but what if it’s mounted on the windscreen?

There’s a £200 fine and six penalty points on their licence for drivers caught handling mobiles phones behind the wheel, under new stricter laws ushered in by the Government. From touching the screen to scroll a music playlist, browse the internet, take a photograph or play a mobile game, handling a phone in any way

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Qualcomm highlights it’s latest digital chassis technology

Qualcomm highlights it’s latest digital chassis technology

Qualcomm, best known as the provider of chips that power many of the world’s smartphones that don’t have an Apple logo, have been growing their presence in the automotive industry. Qualcomm recently highlighted its Digital Chassis strategy and some of the automotive partners that are leveraging the technology. For the past two decades, Qualcomm has

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