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Young driver casualty rates drop with telematics insurance
December 5, 2018 by Adam Malik

Having telematics insurance is having a seemingly big impact on the safety of drivers. And the most significant effect seems to be on the youngest of drivers in the United Kingdom. A study from data and technology company LexisNexis Risk

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GM transformation makes it the latest auto giant to pivot towards technology
November 28, 2018 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press

When General Motors Canada workers in Oshawa put down their tools and headed home Monday morning after being told their plant will shut down next year, the automaker billed the closure and impending layoffs as part of a transformation towards

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Insurance industry pushes for action ahead of autonomous vehicles
November 26, 2018 by Adam Malik

Rather than waiting until after the fact, the insurance industry has some thoughts on what should happen with autonomous vehicles as they get closer to reality. The national body representing insurers outlined three recommendations in a position on autonomous vehicles.

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VW wants to storm car market with cheaper electric model
November 23, 2018 by David McHugh, The Associated Press

Volkswagen intends to invest 44 billion euros (US$50 billion) in the electric and autonomous car technologies expected to reshape the industry – and said it would make battery-powered vehicles more accessible to mass-market auto buyers by selling its new I.D.

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Electronic driving systems don’t always work, tests show
November 21, 2018 by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press

Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash. The tests brought a warning from the auto club that

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BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity business
November 19, 2018 by By Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press

Company’s QNX software is used in autonomous vehicle technology

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How soon for autonomous? Study gives latest guess
November 14, 2018 by Adam Malik

Vehicles with at least one autonomous feature are expected to dominate the roads in the next few years. Global Market Insights, Inc. recently forecasted that the autonomous vehicle market will cross shipments of over 60 million units by 2024. Level

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Industry comes together in Las Vegas
November 6, 2018 by Adam Malik

From a rousing and patriotic opening keynote to duelling events for the Canadian contingent, Industry Week offered plenty for those in attendance. With about 162,000 automotive aftermarket professionals on hand for the Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo and the Specialty Equipment

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New technologies will double repair bills: report
November 5, 2018 by Allan Janssen

According to AAA, vehicles equipped with advanced driver assistance systems can cost twice as much to repair following a collision.

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Consumers want data access and control: survey
November 2, 2018 by Adam Malik

A significant majority of respondents to a recent survey said vehicle owners should have full access to and control of their vehicle’s data – including maintenance and repair information. The survey was conducted by research firm Ipsos and released by

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Survey predicts decline in vehicle ownership, fewer dealerships
November 2, 2018 by Allan Janssen

Automobile dealers are predicting a sharp decline in vehicle ownership in the coming years, but those who are most forward-looking see new forms of mobility as an opportunity. That’s according to the latest Cox Automotive study, called “Evolution of Mobility:

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GM proposes zero emissions mandate
October 31, 2018 by Adam Malik

General Motors says it will ask the U.S. federal government for one national gas mileage standard, including a requirement that a percentage of auto companies’ sales be zero-emissions vehicles. Mark Reuss, GM’s executive vice-president of product development, said the company