Ford Moving its Self-Driving & EV Teams Back to Detroit

Ford Motor Company today announced plans to move its key autonomous vehicle and electric vehicle business and strategy teams to the city where the company got its start — Detroit, Michigan.

Dec 14, 2017 5:19 PM PT

Uber Investor Files Suit Over Acquisition of Otto From Former Google Engineer

A Uber investor has filed a lawsuit against the ride-hailing company for failing to properly review company's $680 million acquisition of a self-driving technology firm that wound up being accused of stealing trade secrets from Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Alphabet Inc.

Dec 14, 2017 2:42 PM PT

December 14, 2017 News of the Day: Ford to End North American Production of the Fusion, Hyundai Plans to Build Up to 38 More Electric Vehicles

December 14, 2017 News of the Day

Dec 14, 2017 1:26 PM PT

NEVS Launches First All-Electric Car Off of Saab 9-3 Sedan

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), a Chinese consortium, purchased Saab back in 2012 after the company was killed off. The company's taken five long years to come out with its first electric vehicle, which bears an uncanny resemblance to the 9-3 sedan from yesteryear.

Dec 14, 2017 12:00 PM PT

SPECIAL FEATURE: Unraveling the DNA of the Car of the Future, Part Three

In a recent article on the future of the car industry, industry insider and former GM vice chairman Bob Lutz, was quoted as saying: "Kiss the good times goodbye," referring to the radical transformation the passenger car, and indeed the industry, is undergoing. And nowhere is this revolution more astonishing than in the automation of the vehicle.

Dec 14, 2017 10:00 AM PT

Honda is Developing V2G Charging Tech for Electric Cars

Other groups developing V2G charging technology include Nissan and the UK government, supported by the country's Clean Growth Strategy.

Dec 14, 2017 9:45 AM PT

Toyota Expands Partnership With Panasonic on Battery Technology

Toyota Motor Corp. is strengthening its partnership with battery producer Panasonic Corp., as the world's largest automaker accelerates efforts towards electric cars.

Dec 13, 2017 5:25 PM PT

Samson Motors Flying Sports Car Coming in 2018

Samson Motors of Central Oregon, creators of the Switchblade — the world's first flying sports car, have successfully completed grueling suspension testing, and the engine was recently pushed to over 110% power in a test cell, helping ensure engine reliability in preparations for a Spring 2018 launch.

Dec 13, 2017 1:17 PM PT

December 13, 2017 News of the Day: Tesla Donates 100 Destination Chargers to the City of Norfolk, Apple Awards Optical Component Maker Finisar $390M

December 13, 2017 News of the Day

Dec 13, 2017 11:55 AM PT

SPECIAL FEATURE: Unraveling the DNA of the Car of the Future, Part Two

Never before in the 130 year history of the auto industry, has the automobile undergone such revolutionary changes: Cars that drive themselves, cars that can communicate with each other and smart infrastructure, cars that are shared and not owned, and even cars that are powered by electric motors. Central to all these emerging technologies is a higher level of electrification.

Dec 13, 2017 10:00 AM PT

FEV Autonomous Vehicle to Make U.S. Debut at CES 2018

The FEV Group will be demonstrating some of its smart vehicle technologies for the first time on the streets of Las Vegas during the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2018.

Dec 12, 2017 3:16 PM PT

Lyft and nuTonomy Launch Driverless Rides in Boston

If the trials are completed successfully, the next step could be integration with the local public transportation system.

Dec 12, 2017 2:22 PM PT

December 12, 2017 News of the Day: Volvo Delivers First Self-Driving XC90's to Families in ‘Drive Me' Project, Pepsi Reserves 100 of Tesla's Electric Trucks

December 12, 2017 News of the Day

Dec 12, 2017 12:01 PM PT

SPECIAL FEATURE: Unraveling the DNA of the Car of the Future, Part One

This multipart special feature looks at the rapid advancements in the automobile over the past twenty years, to the car of the future. From the humble beginnings of the electric car, to fully autonomous, internet connected vehicles equipped with advanced safety systems, powered entirely by electricity.

Dec 12, 2017 10:00 AM PT

Ouster Announces Launch of OS1 LiDAR, with $27M Series A Funding Round

Ouster, a San Francisco-based startup developing high performance LiDAR technology for self-driving cars, emerged from stealth today by announcing the launch of the company's new OS1 model LIDAR, as well as $27 million in Series A funding, led by Cox Enterprises.

Dec 11, 2017 3:55 PM PT

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