Global electric vehicle sales for the first half of 2021 rose by 160% year-on-year, the technology analyst firm Canalys says, adding that 2.6 million EVs were sold.
COMMENT With a fair amount of media coverage in recent times focusing on the future use — or non-use — of electric vehicles in Australia, I thought it might be a good idea to provide a perspective from an actual user.
Sales of 5G connected cars in China will reach 7.1 million units in 2025, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research has forecast, adding that this would account for 40% of the volume of connected car sales.
About 75% of all new cars that are sold in the next five years are expected to be connected, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that roughly 270 million vehicles will be shipped between 2020 and 2025.
About 155,000 vehicles with defective Takata airbags are still running on Australian roads, the Australian Completion and Consumer Commission has warned, adding that there are only six months left for the manufacturers to complete the recall of these automobiles.
Another round of updates from Apple delivers some new features and plugs a range of security vulnerabilities in the company's operating systems and Safari web browser.
If the ongoing bushfire crisis has taught Australians one thing, it is that the use of petrol and diesel vehicles will have to be minimised in the future in order to avoid pumping more carbon into the atmosphere and making the problem worse.
About 78,000 vehicles are fitted with faulty Takata airbags which may deploy wrongly in an accident causing metal fragments to be ejected at high speed and inflict serious injuries or even kill the occupants, the ACCC has warned.
Global sales of electric passenger vehicles fell by 8% year-on-year during the third quarter of 2019, the technology research firm Counterpoint Research says.
German car manufacturer BMW has ordered a recall of some models in Australia, the US and Japan, after safety authorities identified a fault in the Takata airbags on these vehicles that could lead to death or serious injury.
Australian car manufacturers have warned that 20,000 vehicles already under recall for faulty Takata airbags are now classified as “critical”, with the competition watchdog issuing an alert that the cars listed as critical should not be driven.
Global sales of electric vehicles are expected to reach about two million in 2019. up from 1.2 million units in 2017, the global industry analysis firm Counterpoint Research says, adding that by 2025, this number is forecast to grow to 10 million.
When the US Government started going after Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies, it justified what it was doing by claiming that the company posed a threat to its national security. Now it seems, German automobiles pose a similar threat to Washington.
A total of 1.8 million faulty Takata airbags still have to be replaced in vehicles used in Australia, the consumer watchdog says, with the recall likely to run until 2020.
Toyota does not appear to be issuing notices to its customers who have cars with defective Takata airbags – until the customers themselves contact the company.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has warned drivers of cars that have defective Takata airbags to have them replaced if possible before undertaking road trips in the holiday season.
Every year, consumer advocate CHOICE unveils the list of products, services and companies it has deemed as being worthy of a "Shonky Award", and this year's no different!
Vodafone has taken up a three-year sponsorship of CeBIT Australia as part of its moves to raise awareness of its latest Internet of Things (IOT) technology.
Worldwide production of self-driving cars is forecast to reach 14.5 million in the next 10 years, up significantly from only a few thousands in 2020, according to the latest report from Juniper Research, which also forecasts that more than 22 million of the vehicles will be in use by consumers in 2025.
Digital transformation means organisations need to think about changes to the workplace and applications, and what services need to be deployed, BMC's chief technology officer for EMEA Eric Blum told iTWire.
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