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China to End Foreign Ownership Caps on Local Auto Companies by 2022

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Californians Aren't Interested in Having Autonomous Cars in their Neighborhoods

Californians Aren't Interested in Having Autonomous Cars in their Neighborhoods

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

Spotify Leak Hints at Development of In-car Music Player Device

Spotify Leak Hints at Development of In-car Music Player Device

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

Sweden Deploys World's First EV Charging Road

Sweden Deploys World's First EV Charging Road

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

GM Appoints New Cadillac President After U.S. Sales Fall

GM Appoints New Cadillac President After U.S. Sales Fall

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 to Operate its California Assembly Line 24 Hrs a Day to Increase Model 3 Production

Tesla to Operate its California Assembly Line 24 Hrs a Day to Increase Model 3 Production

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 to End Foreign Ownership Caps on Local Auto Companies by 2022

China to End Foreign Ownership Caps on Local Auto Companies by 2022

​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

VW's Electrify America Selects Suppliers for U.S. EV Chargers

VW's Electrify America Selects Suppliers for U.S. EV Chargers

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

Apple Files a Patent for Augmented Reality to Enhance Driver Safety

Apple Files a Patent for Augmented Reality to Enhance Driver Safety

Software giant Apple has filed a patent dubbed "adaptive vehicle augmented reality display using stereographic imagery".

Apr 17, 2018 11:42 AM PT

HOZON Auto Launches R&D Center in Silicon Valley to Explore Autonomous Driving

HOZON Auto Launches R&D Center in Silicon Valley to Explore Autonomous Driving

Chinese automaker HOZON Auto has officially opened its Autonomous Vehicle Research Center in Silicon Valley, marking a step-forward in building out its global strategic R&D layout.

Apr 17, 2018 11:26 AM PT

Tesla Halts Model 3 Production, Elon Musk Admits Missteps with Automation

Tesla Halts Model 3 Production, Elon Musk Admits Missteps with Automation

As Elon Musk scrambled to ramp up production of the Model 3 at its Fremont, California assembly plant, the Tesla CEO admits missteps were taken that actually slowed down production instead of speeding it up, including the use of too much automation. As a result, Tesla said the Model 3 assembly line has been temporarily shut down to address production issues.

Apr 16, 2018 5:08 PM PT

China to Standardize EV Technology Nationally, Plans Global Expansion

China to Standardize EV Technology Nationally, Plans Global Expansion

The popularity of electric vehicles is at an all-time high in China. Last year, the total sales of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles accounted for four times as much as that of those in the United States. It is expected that the margin will only grow wider this year.

Apr 16, 2018 1:52 PM PT

Protean Electric and LM Industries Partner on Self-Driving Electric Shuttle Olli

Protean Electric and LM Industries Partner on Self-Driving Electric Shuttle Olli

Protean Electric, developer of in-wheel electric drive systems, announced a new strategic partnership with LM Industries, an American vehicle manufacturing company focused on open-source vehicle designs and the creators of Olli, a self-driving, electric shuttle.

Apr 16, 2018 1:42 PM PT

Toyota & Lexus to Launch Tech to Connect Vehicles and Infrastructure in the U.S. in 2021

Toyota & Lexus to Launch Tech to Connect Vehicles and Infrastructure in the U.S. in 2021

Toyota and Lexus have announced plans to start deployment of Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DSRC) systems on vehicles sold in the United States starting in 2021, with the goal of adoption across most of its lineup by the mid-2020s.

Apr 16, 2018 12:21 PM PT

Groupe ADP Trials Driverless Buses at Charles de Gaulle Airport

Groupe ADP Trials Driverless Buses at Charles de Gaulle Airport

The business, a leading operator of 34 international airports, recently launched a driverless bus trial at Charles de Gaulle Airport, which consists of two autonomous shuttles provided by Keolis and NAVYA.

Apr 15, 2018 2:00 PM PT

Experts Believe Autonomous Cars Should Meet Specific Standards After Fatal Accidents

Experts Believe Autonomous Cars Should Meet Specific Standards After Fatal Accidents

Before letting driverless cars free on streets, experts believe they should be able to meet specific standards on their ability to detect hazards.

Apr 15, 2018 9:30 AM PT

How Will Self-driving Cars Disrupt Real Estate Trends?

How Will Self-driving Cars Disrupt Real Estate Trends?

People's lives may no longer revolve around the home or workplace. Autonomous vehicles may serve as temporary work stations for people who commute over long distances on a daily basis.

Apr 15, 2018 7:30 AM PT

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