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New government measures put in place for drivers who use satnavs

The government is going to implement new regulations to ensure that satnavs are current in an effort to prevent drivers from being directed down closed roads. The new policies, which are a component of its new Plan For Drivers, involve digitising all Traffic Regulation Orders (TROs). Temporary traffic ordinances (TROs) include things like temporary speed

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Volkswagen unveils automotive-grade ChatGPT integration for next-gen infotainment systems

A ChatGPT artificial intelligence chatbot, which Volkswagen describes as “a uniquely intelligent, automotive-grade ChatGPT integration,” will be available for use with new Volkswagen cars. The chatbot will respond to a variety of inquiries. VW unveiled ChatGPT as part of the next-generation infotainment systems in the ID.3, ID.4, ID.5, and ID.7, as well as the brand-new

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The UK has approved self-driving cars as “users” are shielded from legal action

In an effort to “unlock a transport revolution,” the government is moving forward with plans to propose the Automated Vehicles Bill, which would allow for the safe implementation of self-driving cars on British roads. According to the King’s speech in parliament, the Bill will “put safety and the protection of the user” at the centre

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UK funds six self-driving transport feasibility studies to transform local transport

Six projects have received Government and industry funding to conduct feasibility studies on how self-driving vehicle technology can improve local transport. Northumberland, Solihull, Inverness and the Isle of Skye are some of the areas that will benefit from the £1.3 million in funding. Studies will look into how self-driving vehicle technology could be cheaper, emit

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It’s official: The battery crunch is the new chip shortage

The chip shortage is still impacting vehicle supply, experts say, but automakers are now having to reckon with the battery supply chains as an even bigger headwind. Challenges surrounding electric vehicle production and the battery supply chain are finally materialising for legacy automakers and impacting their bottom lines. Ford, GM, and Porsche pointed to delays,

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Car owners less satisfied with new vehicle innovations, study finds

According to a ground-breaking study, people are becoming less satisfied with their cars, and it seems that new technology and design advancements are to blame. People are pointing to a range of issues, including the exterior design of the car, which is leading to a decline in customer satisfaction. However, particular frustration is with the

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