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Connected car development partnership

Volkswagen and LG sign agreement to collaborate on the development of technology to connect vehicles to the smart home. Volkswagen and LG Electronics have agreed to perform joint research and development on a new connected car service platform. As part …

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German car maker invests in Artificial Intelligence

Volkswagen is taking a stake in scientific AI institution to expand its research into vehicle safety and automation. DFKI, the German Research Centre for Artificial Intelligence, has received investment from German vehicle manufacturer, Volkswaken, which hopes to benefit from the …

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Built-in dashboard app protects child pedestrians

Volkswagen partnership aims to bring smart dashboard app into future models to detect impending danger for children approaching moving vehicles. German company, Coodriver has come into the radar of Volkswagen as the two companies sign a partnership agreement to integrate …

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All-weather tyre wins press accolade

French L’argus has published the results of successful testing on the Nokian Weatherproof all season tyre in dry, wet and snowy conditions. Based on tests performed on all-season tyres by the French motoring magazine, L’argus, the Nokian Weatherproof demonstrated good …

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High crash test rating brings award for MPV

The Volkswagen Touran has won the Euro NCAP best in the compact MPV class award for high crash test rating. Rated as one of the most crash resistant vehicles produced during 2015, the new VW Touran has been given the …

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VW signs image processing partnership for driverless cars

Mobileye is partnering with Volkswagen to provide the auto manufacturer with the image processing capability to support autonomous vehicles. Announcing a new partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2016 this week, car manufacturer VolksWagen will work with automated image …

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Range of vehicles gain 5 star safety ratings from ANCAP

Australian safety rating organisation releases latest set of results from testing vehicles for safety before entering local markets. A mixture of vehicles have recently gained the highest 5 star crash test rating from the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) …

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Self parking features on intelligent Golf

More intelligence than ever has been packed into the latest VW Golf featuring at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Volkswagen has been showcasing its latest Golf R Touch at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2015) which took place …

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Driver assist systems can reverse increasing trend in rear-end collisions

Bosch explains the advantage of using combined adaptive cruise control with emergency braking in reducing rear-end collisions. Collisions caused by “tailgating” or driving too close to the vehicle in front are increasing due to greater traffic densities and failures by …

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The connected car vision to be discussed at telematics event

Global car makers to gather in Germany for the Telematics Munich event to discuss their vision of the connected car of the future. So far, three major vehicle manufacturers, BMW, VW and Daimler, have confirmed that they will be attending …

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