A team of researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology has announced a new carbon-silicon material that they say could more than double the driving range of electric vehicles (EV) — and enable fast charging to more than 80 percent capacity in just five minutes.
Jaguar Land Rover unveils ‘autonomy ready’ electric shuttle concept
Jaguar Land Rover is the latest automaker to unveil an electric and “autonomy ready” shuttle pod designed for shared use in urban settings. “Project Vector” is just a concept
Global automotive aftermarket CAGR to grow by four per cent
The global automotive aftermarket size was valued at $378.4 billion in 2019 and is expected to register a Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.0 per cent from 2020 to 2027
Car industry could see price war on hybrid vehicles in 2020
Carmakers are bracing for a hybrid electric car price war this year as they try to avoid steep EU fines for carbon dioxide emissions.
‘Automation will aid traffic management’
An IT expert, Darlington Umehnsofor, has said that deployment of traffic management system and proper awareness campaign were essential to tackling traffic gridlock in Lagos state.
Increasing energy consumption regulation to spur smart glasses, mirror demand in automotive sector
Latest report by ResearchAndMarkets.com's has revealed that increasing energy consumption regulation will spur smart glasses, mirror demand in automotive sector.
Okada, keke riders to brave ban enforcement
As the Lagos State government’s prohibition of commercial motorcycles and tricycles takes effect in some local councils tomorrow, a cloud of uncertainty hangs over commuters and operators alike. BENJAMIN ALADE reports. For many commuters in chaotic Lagos, commercial motorcycles or okada transport is inevitable. But the recent ban declared by the state government appeared to…
Travelling by motorcycle: travel made safe
Travelling by motorcycle is the easiest way to reach any part of the city. Motorcycles have captured the young generation as the favoured mode of transportation. Today Millennials are opting for motorcycles to save time and cost. However, driving on 2 wheels comes with many risks. Every day news headlines have something shocking to say…
Artificial intelligence in transportation is ‘not science fiction anymore’
The road to autonomous driving is being driven by artificial intelligence. “Artificial intelligence is not science fiction anymore — it’s already an integral part of our daily lives