By 2021 Ford Motor company plans to set up its self-driving taxi service at scale. The company aims to use its robo-taxi network to move both goods and passengers. Most of the vehicles will be custom built for the platform and Ford is not developing the technology to enter into a partnership with another third-party ride-hailing operator.
Apr 21, 2018 11:45 AM PT
Volkswagen did not reveal exactly how it plans to form alliances in the self-driving arena. As a leading car and truck manufacturer, the company is expected to collaborate with other large, well-established auto brands.
Apr 21, 2018 9:30 AM PT
Navya plans to put two, 15-seat shuttles into service by the end of the month to test its new autonomous technology.
Apr 21, 2018 9:30 AM PT
Jaguar Land Rover is leading a new project to develop self-driving cars that can ‘see' at blind intersections and even through obstacles.
Apr 20, 2018 3:04 PM PT
ReVolt Electric Motorbikes is a new company conceived by Alternet Systems, Inc. Florida-based Alternet is applying its portfolio of lithium battery technologies to empower commercially viable, environmentally sustainable alternatives to existing consumer markets. One of those alternatives is a electric motorcycle with retro-styling.Apr 20, 2018 1:11 PM PT
China's oldest automaker FAW (First Automotive Works), has announced a partnership with BYTON—one of China's newest electric automakers. The collaboration is another example of a tech company partnering with a traditional automaker in an automotive industry on the verge of widespread electrification and autonomous driving.Apr 20, 2018 10:49 AM PT
The Boston-based business is currently active in the space, with hints of new hiring programs to supplement its ongoing projects.Apr 20, 2018 10:00 AM PT
What started off as a simple concept for the Vision Gran Turismo program is now coming to life to act as a race taxi for Formula E.Apr 20, 2018 9:00 AM PT
California may be one of the primary states that automakers and companies use to test their autonomous vehicles, but 58 percent of people that live there don't want self-driving cars on the road.Apr 19, 2018 10:15 AM PT
The compact device was leaked (intentionally?) earlier this year to several customers, via an offer inside the official mobile app.Apr 19, 2018 8:30 AM PT
From a safety perspective, the rail-and-arm EV charging method is a huge improvement from the country's previous proposal to power electrified and hybrid trucks via a network of overhead electric lines.Apr 19, 2018 7:15 AM PT
General Motors has unexpectedly replaced the U.S. head of its Cadillac luxury brand, as it struggles to compete against German and Japanese luxury automakers in the U.S.Apr 18, 2018 11:33 AM PT
Tesla will begin around-the-clock production at its Fremont, Calif., assembly plant as it tries to ramp up Model 3 output to 6,000 units a week by the end of June, according to an internal company email.Apr 18, 2018 10:42 AM PT
China said it will end foreign ownership caps on local auto companies by 2022 and will remove restrictions on new-energy vehicle (NEV) ventures this year, a major shift that will open the doors to one of the world's largest automotive markets to foreign carmakers such as Tesla.Apr 17, 2018 5:17 PM PT
Volkswagen AG unit Electrify America said on Tuesday it has selected several suppliers, including Switzerland's ABB Ltd and South Korea's Signet EV Inc, to install more than 2,000 high-speed electric vehicle chargers in the United States by the end of 2019.Apr 17, 2018 3:26 PM PT
Software giant Apple has filed a patent dubbed "adaptive vehicle augmented reality display using stereographic imagery".Apr 17, 2018 11:42 AM PT
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