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Aug 4, 2014

The Electric Power Research Institute marshals an impressive array of automakers and utility companies to help EVs communicate with the grid, as Google comes under fire in India and “the connected car” proves a dud in the latest Harris Poll. Andrew Tolve reports.

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Industry Insight

Commercial Electric Vehicles progress slower than...

Aug 1, 2014

Electric vehicles are the next big thing in transportation – or so they would have us think.

Electric vehicles in China: An industry is born

Aug 1, 2013

Facing slow market for electric vehicles, China’s minister of science and technology tries to jumpstart the sector. Kevin Holden reports from Beijing.

Telematics and commerical EVs

Jul 4, 2013

Initial enthusiasm for commercial electric vehicles is being tempered by poor battery performance, range anxiety and low resale value. Advances in...

Executive viewpoint

Video: Telematics and e-mobility

Apr 4, 2013

Lars Moreke, Mobile Services, VW Financial Services, on how telematics services can help cars talk to consumers

Q&A: Telematics, Toyota EVs and the connected...

Oct 24, 2012

Brian H. Inouye, national manager technology and engineering in Toyota's Advanced Technology Department, on how telematics can power new...

Howard: A cell phone ban has "potentially...

Dec 19, 2011

Regular contributor Matt Howard, CEO of ZoomSafer, explains why NTSB’s call to ban all cell phone use while driving is significant, but easier said...


Weekly Brief

Weekly Brief: Nokia HERE in flux after CEO departs

Aug 25, 2014

Nokia HERE drops its CEO after a failed consumer-first strategy, as Garmin embraces Android for fleet and Jaguar integrates lasers into its HUD....

Weekly Brief: GM’s 4G free pilot gets off to a...

Aug 18, 2014

The call for carmakers to get serious on cyber security reaches a fevered pitch in Las Vegas, as GM’s 4G free pilot gets off to a soaring start....

Weekly Brief: Telematics heats up in China

Aug 11, 2014

Volkswagen debuts its Car-Net telematics system in China, as Chinese Internet giants jump at the connected car opportunity. Andrew Tolve reports.