Global Architecture Firm HOK Wants to Redesign Cities for Driverless Cars

In the US, HOK is responsible for building the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, which is also the first LEED Platinum certified stadium in the country.

Dec 10, 2017 10:30 AM PT

GM Aims to Have Driverless Ride-Hailing Service Up and Running by 2019

The race to get an Uber-like ride-hailing company is now heating up, as General Motors announced its plans to come out with a ride-sharing service in large cities by 2019.

Dec 10, 2017 10:00 AM PT

Cobalt Harvesting for EV Production Headed to the Suburbs

A Canadian company plans to recycle EV batteries to feed cobalt desire and extend EV range.

Dec 09, 2017 4:05 PM PT

Highway Chargers Are Holding EVs Back From Becoming Mainstream

Electric vehicles are being held back by one thing when it comes to being accepted and having sales increase and it all boils down to the lack of super chargers along highways in North America.

Dec 09, 2017 9:30 AM PT

Vespa Introduces New Electric Scooter

At the Milan Motorcycle show, Vespa unveiled a pair of battery-powered scooters.

Dec 08, 2017 4:15 PM PT

China EV Startup WM Motor Secures New Funding Led by Baidu Capital

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) startup WM Motor Technology Co Ltd will receive a sizable investment from a group of investors led by Baidu Capital, a unit of Chinese internet search firm Baidu Inc, WM Motors' founder and chief executive told Reuters.

Dec 08, 2017 3:34 PM PT

Tesla Sets Up a R&D Center in Beijing

Tesla Motors Inc. has set up a research and development (R&D) center in Beijing, one month after the central government confirmed the company is looking to open a factory in Shanghai.

Dec 08, 2017 3:04 PM PT

Intel Wants to Make Trips in Autonomous Cars to Mimic a Theme-Park Ride

Autonomous cars will allow drivers to gain some of the time they spend behind the wheel of a car back, but Intel thinks that time should be spent in enjoyment, not working.

Dec 08, 2017 11:15 AM PT

December 8, 2017 News of the Day: Ford to Build Electric Cars in Mexico, Didi Chuxing Plans to Expand Ride Hailing Service to North America, Report Says

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Dec 08, 2017 11:12 AM PT

SK Innovation to Build EV Battery Plant in Hungary

SK Innovation's investment in the new battery production facility is worth $734 million. The plant will have an annual production capacity of 7.8 gigawatt hours, which can serve up to 250,000 EVs.

Dec 08, 2017 10:05 AM PT

Velodyne CTO Explains Features of the New High-Resolution VLS-128 LiDAR

Velodyne, an industry leader in LiDAR technology has announced its latest product, the VLS-128 high resolution LiDAR for autonomous vehicles. FutureCar reached out to Velodyne's CTO Anand Gopalan, who provided some more information about the company's latest LiDAR for self-driving cars.

Dec 07, 2017 6:04 PM PT

December 7, 2017 News of the Day: Honda Partnering with SenseTime on AI & Autonomous Driving, DENSO to Expand its Venture Capital Investments in New Mobility Technology

December 7, 2017 News of the Day

Dec 07, 2017 12:04 PM PT

Cities Have Switched From Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles to Openly Testing Them

According to research from the National League of Cities, urban areas have gone from being skeptical about driverless technology to becoming the proving grounds for the vehicles.

Dec 07, 2017 10:45 AM PT

UBS Report: 1 Out of 6 Cars on the Road Will Be Electrified by 2025

UBS analysts highlighted influence to come from local governments, which can already be seen in India, Norway, China and Japan. Increased availability of EV charging infrastructure is also helping boost EV adoption worldwide.

Dec 06, 2017 4:29 PM PT

December 6, 2017 News of the Day: BMW Launches ReachNow Car-Sharing in China with EVCard, Missouri Court Dismisses Lawsuit Seeking to Revoke Tesla's Dealer License

December 6, 2017 News of the Day

Dec 06, 2017 4:17 PM PT

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