Year: 2014

BMW 3D prints for a dual-purpose: less pain and better efficiency

 It’s about diminishing strain on the thumbs’ of BMW’s factory workers… Fully aware of the exertion required by its manufacturing line workers, German carmaker BMW has introduced a new technology to reduce the strain on its employee’s thumbs. The creation

Detect who is driving your car with Mobii

Could you imagine a world without car theft? Ford has begun experimenting with technology, which aims to enhance car security. Taking this into account, the carmaker hopes to increase the customer experience. Have you ever heard about Mobii? Mobii is

Linux introduces open-source software for cars

With the abundance of the technology in this day and age, it was only a matter of time until cars became part of the digital era. Although, it is already widely used in obscured operations within cars, the Linux operating system

Android-Auto Car launches this year!

You’ve heard of Android mobile phones, but what about Android-enabled cars? The fight between the two giants Google and Apple continues. Although, instead of mobile phones, their next industry looks to be cars, with Apple’s CarPlay battling it out against

Driverless cargo ships, what’s next?

We previously reported on driverless cars, but have you ever heard of a driverless cargo ship? Based in Alesund, Norway, the Blue Ocean team from Rolls-Royce have developed a simulation prototype, which demonstrates a 360-degree view from the vessel’s bridge.

Multimodal 2014 NEC Birmingham: Want to meet us?

Exhibitors at Multimodal 2014 represent the crème de la crème of the transport and logistics industry. Participating sectors cover the complete spectrum of the market and whatever your needs or requirements, rest assured that they can be fulfilled at Multimodal 2014.

Malaysia: New Honda City chalks up 10,000 bookings within a month

Honda launched its New Honda City with great success, breaking sales in the process. This proves Honda is a hot seller in Malaysia. The car was launched in the country at a price of RM76,000 in the third week of March. Bookings

April Fool’s Day 2014: The best of the car manufacturers

Yesterday was April fool’s Day. Many companies showed their excellent sense of humour proposing hard to believe, brand new vehicles. Here is a little selection of the companies’ April Fool’s Day jokes. MINI You would have heard of the Cooper

Independent dealers upbeat car sector

Independent used car retailers are more confident now, indeed, according to the CAP Automotive, there is more high quality stock around a better balance between supply and demand. The CAP questions monthly a Dealer Insight Panel of 100 independent used

Do you want to drive the Batmobile?

Are you a fan of Batman? Have you ever dream to drive his mythic Batmobile? For “only” £120 000 you have the possibility to take you for batman on the Firebox website. This is an officially licensed replica. It’s based