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Under the skin: How AI makes autonomous cars react like humans

Autonomous vehicles must be capable of distinguishing between a picture of a cow on the back of a bus and the real thing - AI can help

1 March 2021
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Under the skin: How Pirelli tailored its new tyre to EVs

Pirelli’s P Zero Elect rubber can extend the range of an EV by as much as 15% compared with previous generations of EV-dedicated tyres

22 February 2021
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Study aims to recycle 98% of EV battery material for classic cars

Five-month study will investigate how to recycle old EV battery packs for use in heritage vehicles

18 February 2021
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What happens to EV batteries after they can't be used in cars?

Before EV batteries are finally recycled, they can often lead long lives in other applications

17 February 2021
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Coventry gigafactory plans revealed

Joint project of Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport to build battery plant, creating 4000 jobs

16 February 2021
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Mercedes-Benz recalling more than one million cars in US

Fault with eCall system is to blame for the recall; European models are also affected

15 February 2021
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Under the skin: Why free-piston engines could at long last be relevant

Crankless free-piston engines turn more of the fuel into power and waste less as heat than a conventional piston engine

15 February 2021
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Can virtual reality replace test drives in lockdown? We find out

Abarth dealer is sending out VR headsets to prospective customers so they can experience 595 Scorpioneoro

8 February 2021
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Under the skin: The robots that paint in flawless detail

The Pixelpaint spray head can apply 1000 droplets per second, and the size of each droplet can be controlled between 20 and 50 microns

8 February 2021
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Under the skin: Why clever driver assist tech rules sims

Simulator experiments with ADAS are repeatable and avoid adverse influence from weather, traffic or the time of day

1 February 2021

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