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UK government releases guidelines regarding automotive cybersecurity

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The UK government has released guidelines regarding automotive cybersecurity. The document named as ” Principles of cyber security for connected and automated vehicles” was released by the Department for Transport and Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure. The quick start guide to vehicle cyber security lists the 8 principles: …

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Flourish consortium urges the UK government to make clear who has access to the data coming from connected cars

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It has been reported that Flourish consortium which is testing driverless cars in the UK has urged the government to make clear who has access to the vast amounts of data coming from connected cars. Flourish consortium includes insurer Axa, engineer Atkins, and law firm Burgess Salmon. The consortium has …

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London Taxi Company goes green, announces UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to EVs

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Chinese carmaker Geely, owner of the London Taxi Company has announced the official opening of the UK’s first car plant dedicated solely to the production of range-extended electric vehicles. Our new, state-of-the-art, vehicle plant in Ansty, is where the world’s first purpose-built, mass-market electric taxi will be built. Ansty plant to …

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Nissan starts testing autonomous cars in the UK this week

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As part of its commitment to creating a zero-emission, zero-fatality future for mobility, Nissan showed to the media its real-world testing of next generation autonomous drive prototype vehicles taking place in the east of London. This is the first time that Nissan has demonstrated its latest autonomous drive technology on …

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UK introduces bill on self-driving car insurance and electric vehicle charge point measures

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UK has introduced new insurance rules for self-driving cars and measures to improve provision of electric vehicle charge points, as part of the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill. The measures employed are hoped to help the UK to become a world leader in these technologies by breaking down some of the …

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UK plans to remove insurance barriers for self-driving cars

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Britain plans to introduce new insurance rules to ensure victims of accidents involving self-driving cars are compensated quickly in a bid to remove a major obstacle for the nascent industry. The introduction of self-driving cars has been hampered by legal hurdles in several countries as insurers and legislators try to …

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O2 Drive – car insurance policy, exclusive perks, discounted car servicing and maintenance

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O2 has become the first mobile company in the UK to offer car insurance with the launch of its O2 Drive proposition, along with additional telematics proposition O2 Drive – Box on Board, which helps responsible young drivers get on the road. O2 Drive, in partnership with Junction, BGL Group’s …

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Report urges Britain to prepare for automotive cybersecurity threat

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In a new report, supported by IBM, The Institute of Engineering Technology (IET), the Intelligent Mobility Partnership (IMPART) and the Digital Catapult, the TSC cites numerous trends in the realms of technology, cyber security, mobility, and society are all converging to make it a much more complex environment in which …

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UK: GBP390 million to develop autonomous and electric vehicles

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Gradually number of countries are waking up to the opportunities that autonomous vehicles and connected vehicles offer, governments realizing that they need to play an active role in fostering these technologies ,which can improve the future are coming up with regulations, guidelines and financial support. Recently, United Kingdom had awarded …

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Car drivers warned over smartwatch use in UK

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Published: September 23, 2014 | United Kingdom Motorists are being warned about the potential risks associated with using the new Apple Watch and other smartwatches while driving. The Apple Watch will allow users to make and receive calls and check messages by operating the device on their wrists. But the …

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