Intel will focus on manufacturing chips for the automotive industry

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger spoke at the IAA Mobility 2021 auto show in Munich. He said that the corporation intends to help automakers during the global chip shortage and will… Read more

Germans love hybrids and shun e-cars

New registrations of cars with hybrid drives in Germany rose by 43 percent against the previous year in 2016, according to a report published by the Federal Motor Transport Authority.… Read more

Last mile parking garage

Amazon, Zalando and Co. are not only changing our buying behaviour. The increasing e-commerce in all sectors – from food to raw materials for production – is creating the need… Read more

Volvo’s electrified change of heart

Volvo is setting a precedent for change: the Swedish car manufacturer has announced that from 2019 the only new cars brought to market will be powered by electricity. Either as… Read more

Safe roads, unemployed truckers

A journey of almost 200 km, a cargo of 50,000 beer cans – and no driver. With a spectacular test run the taxi provider Uber has led the way in… Read more

Just take off

Cars that morph into ships and carry on sailing on the water are old hat — but always create a stir. Cars that simply take off are futuristic but they… Read more

Bundling energy for logistics

At the Fraunhofer Institute for Material Flow and Logistics (IML) the main focus has always been on logistics processes, their further development and scientific consideration. Together with the Technical University… Read more

The morality of artificial intelligence

Can a car weigh up which human life is worth more: that of the child that runs out into the road or of the old woman the car would hit… Read more

Cars as art objects

Even if everyday life without a car is almost inconceivable, cars are not universally loved — they polarise opinion. For some they’re polluters of the environment and overly ostentatious status… Read more

Didi in the fast lane

Uber competitor Didi Chuxing has secured new capital in a financing round. This brings the Chinese start-up to a market value of 50 billion dollars and makes it the second… Read more