Elon Musk announces updated Tesla Autopilot available in June

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Sunday, May 21st to let the world know that a revised version of Tesla's Autopilot software will be available for compatible cars next month. Musk tweeted "A software update coming next month includes a new control algorithm that "feels smooth as silk."

May 23, 2017 11:16 AM PT

Blockchain for driverless cars? Toyota is teaming with MIT to make it possible

Toyota Research Institute announced on Monday that it has partnered with MIT Media Lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the self-driving car industry.

May 23, 2017 11:00 AM PT

Innoviz Technologies announces new after-market LiDAR solution InnovizPro

Innoviz Technologies, a provider of LiDAR intelligent sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, announced the development of InnovizPro, an after-market LiDAR solution designed specifically for testing and R&D of autonomous driving technology.

May 23, 2017 9:49 AM PT

Developers Can Now Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads in Germany

Germany's move to test self-driving cars is a huge win for automakers based in the region. But are the new laws lax enough to accommodate the development of mature autonomous driving systems?

May 23, 2017 7:30 AM PT

WayRay Creates Holographic Navigation: Alibaba Invests $18 Million

WayRay hopes to be a pioneer of holographic AR displays for the automotive industry, and specializes in holographic optical elements that enable an augmented reality (AR) projection system that is significantly more compact than traditional mirror and lens based projection technology.

May 22, 2017 4:43 PM PT

May 22nd, 2017 Car News of the Day: Two CEOs resign, Feds opens probe on Hyundai and Kia cars

Car News of the Day for May 22nd, 2017.

May 22, 2017 4:05 PM PT

Savari Brings 5G to Connected Cars

California based automation company Savari has recently joined the 5G Automotive Association, to bring cellular communications to connected cars.

May 22, 2017 11:00 AM PT

Modular Self-driving Tech to Disrupt Public Transportation

During the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Conference in California's Silicon Valley, Next Future Transportation and Globetouch Inc. announced a timely partnership that aims to deliver new solutions to outdated, large-scale systems.

May 22, 2017 7:50 AM PT

Developers Face Challenges in Deploying Driverless Cars Outside of Major Cities

The first (and most daunting) step in bringing autonomous driving to far-flung locations in the US is accurate mapping.

May 21, 2017 8:15 AM PT

AImotive Looks to Make an Affordable Alternative to LiDAR

Software company AImotive is looking for a way to make autonomous cars cheaper and easier to manufacture with a LiDAR alternative.

May 20, 2017 8:05 AM PT

May 19th, 2017 Car News of the Day: Qualcomm tests wireless charging, Uber could fire Levandowski

Car News of the Day for May 19th, 2017.

May 19, 2017 5:41 PM PT

LiDAR Needs to Evolve for Self-Driving Cars

The automotive industry has a heavy interest in Lidar, with OEM's and suppliers racing to employ new, non-mechanical technologies for mass production of self-driving cars.

May 19, 2017 3:51 PM PT

Intel VP on teaching cars to drive at IoT World 2017: it's just like teaching your own kid

At the Internet of Things World 2017, Intel VP and General Manager Jeff McVeigh has made a vivid analogy of how to teach cars to drive by themselves.

May 19, 2017 1:44 PM PT

Here's How Much Drivers Are Willing to Pay for Fully Driverless Cars

According to a new study, some consumers are willing to pay up to $10,000 for a fully autonomous car.

May 19, 2017 12:20 PM PT

Ford software update brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to 2016 vehicles.

Ford is making Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software support available to model-year 2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3. Previously, Ford's 2016 model year these cars did not support the two popular services.

May 19, 2017 10:37 AM PT

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