January 19, 2018 News of the Day: BMW's iNext EV Will Have Double the Range of Tesla's Model 3, PSA Group to Built North American Headquarters Near Atlanta

January 19, 2018 News of the Day

Jan 19, 2018 4:10 PM PT

Volvo to Launch Driverless Bus Trials with Nanyang Technological University Singapore

The four groups participating in the pilot program include the following: Volvo, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), ABB and SMRT. Testing for the electric buses will start in 2019.

Jan 19, 2018 1:15 PM PT

Lithium Producers for Tesla's Batteries to Get a Dedicated Hedge Fund

The increasing sales of electric vehicles (EVs) has led to rapidly increasing demand for lithium. As a result, the financial industry is stepping up to help investors looking to cash in on the demand.

Jan 19, 2018 12:32 PM PT

Porsche Developing EV Platform to Underpin Battery-Powered Supercars

A lot of automakers are utilizing electric powertrains as a way to improve fuel economy and emissions, but Porsche is a high-performance automaker and is looking to develop an electric platform for its future supercars.

Jan 19, 2018 8:30 AM PT

January 18, 2018 News of the Day: Honda Clarity Honored as the Most Innovative Car in the 2018 Edmunds CES Tech Driven Awards, GAC Motor May Use Fiat for Foothold into the U.S. Market

January 18, 2018 News of the Day

Jan 18, 2018 3:21 PM PT

Uber Plans to Have Autonomous Trips With No Human Backup in 2019

Speaking to the Associated Press at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Uber's Advanced Technology Group leader Eric Meyhofer said that Uber plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as its competitors, which is sometime next year.

Jan 18, 2018 11:02 AM PT

One of Argo AI's Autonomous Vehicles Involved in Accident in Pittsburgh

One of Argo AI's, an artificial intelligence company that's backed by Ford, self-driving cars was involved in an accident last week in Pittsburgh that saw two people go to the hospital with injuries.

Jan 18, 2018 10:30 AM PT

Ford Collaborates with Postmates to Develop Autonomous Deliveries

Like Ford's current partnership with Dominos, the collaborative effort will also test self-driving vehicles in live environments.

Jan 18, 2018 9:30 AM PT

AdaSky Demonstrates its Thermal Vision Solution for Autonomous Cars at CES

AdaSky was among the many companies showing off impressive autonomous driving technology at this year's CES in Las Vegas, where the company demonstrated its VIPER vision system. AdaSky says it's a breakthrough sensing solution to enable autonomous driving in any lighting or weather condition.

Jan 18, 2018 8:30 AM PT

January 17, 2018 News of the Day: Nissan's Infiniti to Electrify its Models, China's GAC Plans to Sell Cars in the U.S. in 2019

January 17, 2018 News of the Day

Jan 17, 2018 12:42 PM PT

Autonomous Driving Startup Pony.ai Raises $112 Million in Funding

Autonomous driving startup Pony.ai said that it has raised an $112 million in early-stage funding round in an effort to pull out in front of many well-funded rivals working on self-driving technology.

Jan 17, 2018 11:53 AM PT

Hyundai's 2019 NEXO Fuel Cell EV Named Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2018

After garnering much attention at the 2018 Consumer Electronic Show (CES), the Hyundai 2019 NEXO Fuel Cell Vehicle has received another accolade as the Digital Trends Top Tech of CES 2018 in the automotive category.

Jan 17, 2018 9:45 AM PT

Honda Unveils an Autonomous ATV for Industrial and Agricultural Use

Operators can manually control the self-driving pod using a tablet or smartwatch. The four-wheel drive concept unit does not make room for human passengers (no seats) and functions as a robotic worker.

Jan 17, 2018 9:00 AM PT

Chinese Automaker Chery to Use NVIDIA-Powered ZF ProAI for Level 3 Autonomous Cars

Chery, one of China's leading automakers, announced today at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) that it is adopting the new ZF ProAI system, powered by NVIDIA's DRIVE AI self-driving technology, to bring Level 3 autonomous driving to the world's biggest auto market.

Jan 17, 2018 8:00 AM PT

Ford Announces the Company Will Invest $11 Billion in Electric Vehicles by 2022

Ford CEO Jim Hackett has had a busy week. After appearing at CES last week in Las Vegas, Hackett has returned to Detroit, joining Ford Chairman, Bill Ford in announcing that the Ford Motor Co. will be investing $11 billion in electric vehicles (EVs) by the year 2022.

Jan 16, 2018 9:30 AM PT

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