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Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems
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1st Sep 2019
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Tesla adds web-surfing function to infotainment systems

Mobile phones are huge nowadays but sometimes you just want to view a website on a bigger screen, and a Tesla’s touch screen certainly dwarfs your phone. To satisfy those of you who want to browse the internet in your Tesla, the company is deploying an over-the-air software update that’ll allow Aussie owners to do just that. The functionality was previously available only in overseas markets.
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William Stopford
Honda develops safer front airbags
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26th Aug 2019
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Honda develops safer front airbags

Honda engineers in the USA have developed a new kind of front passenger airbag, designed to be more effective in front-on accidents. Where conventional airbags use only one inflating component, the new Honda unit relies on four: a large central chamber, two chambers inflating outwards off the side, and a 'sail panel' linking the two outboard sections.
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Scott Collie
Bosch developing 3D digital instruments
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15th Aug 2019
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Bosch developing 3D digital instruments

Bosch is working on new digital dashboard technology that could make three-dimensional displays a reality in your next car. The idea behind three-dimensional dashboards is rooted in safety. Drivers are bombarded with information in modern cars as screens take over from simpler analogue dials, with making it harder to discern what's important and what's just background noise.
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Scott Collie
Jaguar Land Rover discussing further partnerships
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1st Aug 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover discussing further partnerships

Tata Motors, the Indian automaker which owns Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), says the British car maker will need to embrace technology partnerships in order to handle a future full of hybrid, electric and autonomous cars.
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Derek Fung
Autonomous parking without safety driver approved in Germany
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23rd Jul 2019
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Autonomous parking without safety driver approved in Germany

Bosch and Daimler will trial a world-first autonomous valet parking system in Germany, with no safety driver on board. The system will be used in the Mercedes-Benz Museum parking lot in Stuttgart, and meets the criteria for proper Level 4 autonomous driving.
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Scott Collie
Hyundai reveals new hybrid transmission
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21st Jul 2019
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Hyundai reveals new hybrid transmission

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Scott Collie
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21st Jul 2019
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Hyundai reveals new hybrid transmission

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Scott Collie