Ford is investing $1B to develop its driverless car's brain

Ford announced last Friday that it will inject $1 billion into an artificial intelligence startup called Argo AI, to build up the brain systems of its self-driving cars.

Feb 17, 2017 3:15 PM PT

The Smart Belt Coalition Takes Shape

Three states have joined together to create a massive autonomous vehicle testing zone.

Feb 17, 2017 11:10 AM PT

Chevy Bolt EV is basis for 'huge range of electric cars': GM CEO Mary Barra

GM CEO Mary Barra Chevy said Bolt EV is basis for 'huge range of electric cars during an interview with CNET's Roadshow in Detroit.

Feb 16, 2017 7:55 PM PT

Volkswagen to build 500 EV charging stations with $2 billion plan

Volkswagen recently announced its 2-billion plan to build infrastructure for plug-in cars. And this move is seen by many as an endeavour to rebuild its image to opt for clean energy vehicles after the diesel emission scandal.

Feb 16, 2017 3:30 PM PT

Wireless Companies Chase After Automotive Technology Makers

Wireless companies are diving into the automotive space.

Feb 16, 2017 12:40 PM PT

Castrol, Nexcel, and the 90-second oil change

Castrol, Nexcel, and the 90-second oil change

Feb 16, 2017 12:25 PM PT

UAW goes on the offensive in attempt to unionize Tesla's factory, sends out organizers

UAW goes on the offensive in attempt to unionize Tesla's factory, sends out organizers

Feb 16, 2017 10:35 AM PT

Jaguar thinks you shouldn't have to leave your car to pay for gas

Jaguar thinks you shouldn't have to leave your car to pay for gas. Jaguar and Shell are teaming up to launch a brand-new feature that allows drivers to pay for gasoline without ever leaving their car. Starting today, drivers of select models will be able to use their car's touchscreen display to pay for fuel at participating gas stations with a new cashless payment app produced by Shell.

Feb 15, 2017 3:30 PM PT

Google's self-driving unit lost execs by overpaying them

Google's autonomous-driving project, which launched in 2010 and was rebranded as Waymo late last year, has been losing some executives because the division's compensation system paid some executives enough money to be financially independent, Bloomberg News reports, citing people familiar with the process

Feb 15, 2017 1:25 PM PT

Honda partners with new DRIVE smart mobility startup hub in Tel Aviv

Smart mobility testing centers are popping up around the world, but DRIVE's backers will have to be intimately involved to get a leg up on the competition. Honda partners with new DRIVE smart mobility startup hub in Tel Aviv.

Feb 15, 2017 11:30 AM PT

Ford Investing $1 Billion Into AI Startup Founded By Google, Uber Veterans

Last week, Ford announces plans to invest $1 billion, which will be doled out over a five-year period, to an artifical intelligence startup called Argo AI.

Feb 14, 2017 3:15 PM PT

Dubai hopes to launch self-flying drone taxi service this summer

Dubai hopes to launch self-flying drone taxi service this summer

Feb 14, 2017 2:25 PM PT

Hyundai announces highly competitive pricing for IONIQ Electric in the US: $29,500 before incentive

Hyundai announces highly competitive pricing for IONIQ Electric in the US: $29,500 before incentive (under $20,000 in CA after)

Feb 14, 2017 2:05 PM PT

Watch Drive.ai's self-driving car handle California city streets on a rainy night

Autonomous vehicle system startup Drive.ai is ready to show off its technology in use for the first time, with a video showing the company's test vehicle making its way through the streets of Mountain View.

Feb 14, 2017 10:55 AM PT

Are Uber's Driverless Trucks Violating California Law?

Like Uber's controversial move to pursue public testing of autonomous vehicles in the area, Otto has failed to obtain a permit for its pilot programs around the highways of San Francisco.

Feb 14, 2017 9:30 AM PT

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