Category : Feature

Driving in Ireland

11 months ago / 0 comments

If you drive in the Republic of Ireland, there are many similarities to driving in the UK, not least that in both countries, cars are driven on the left side of the road and …

Focus on Ireland: Return of the Celtic Tiger?

12 months ago / 0 comments

With a population of around 4.8m, the Republic of Ireland is one of the smaller countries in Europe, forming the bulk of the island of Ireland after the country was partitioned in 1922. Ulster …

Electric future for Stuttgart

12 months ago / 0 comments

Risk IFW June16 All new cars acquired by the city of Stuttgart will be electric from now on, says Fritz Kuhn, the German city’s Lord Mayor. “Sustainable mobility is a key issue for …

Focus on South Africa: Slow growth, high potential

12 months ago / 0 comments

South Africa has produced motor vehicles since the 1920s, mainly through assembly operations for overseas manufacturers and this is the basis of the motor industry in the country today. The Automotive Production and Development …

Driving in Sweden

12 months ago / 0 comments

If you are required to drive in Sweden for business, you will be lucky enough to drive in a country with excellent roads, comprehensive signage and polite drivers. But there are some things that …

Internet of Things? What about the Internet of Cars?

12 months ago / 0 comments

That’s the question being posed by Ralf Lenninger, head of system development, innovation and strategy at Continental’s interior division. Recent onroad trials of eHorizon, Continental’s dynamic electronic horizon, have prompted him to conclude that …

Swede dreams: A look at Sweden's fleet car market

1 year ago / 0 comments

Sweden is one of the smaller northern European countries, making up a significant part of Scandinavia with Norway and Finland. With a population of some 9.8 million, according to CIA estimates, the total population …

Driving in Austria

1 year ago / 0 comments

If you are required to drive in Austria you will be lucky enough to drive in one of the most driver-friendly countries in the world; with smooth, well planned roads, clear signage and polite …

Take them on or buy them up: Developments in car sharing

1 year ago / 0 comments

“If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em – or buy ‘em’”. That appears to be the approach taken by the major daily rental operators when faced with the potential threat posed by the …

Intelligent charging

1 year ago / 0 comments

Autonomous driving, where vehicles use sensors and computers to automate the driving of a vehicle is perhaps the ultimate use of telematics. What is certain is that since human error is a factor in …