Walmart is partnering with major dealership groups to put forward the vehicle-selling business. The business will be carried out on April 1st at 25 Walmart Supercenters in Houston, Dallas, Phoenix and Oklahoma.
ClaireFeb 01, 2017 11:40 AM PT
Last month, French-startup Navya, a leading developer of fully autonomous, SAE L5 vessels for public transportation, partnered with HMI Technologies (New Zealand’s Intelligent Transport System [ITS] provider) to launch a trial at the Christchurch International Airport.
Michael ChengFeb 01, 2017 6:24 AM PT
In a response to a question that asked about the possibility of an upgrade path for existing Tesla owners, CEO Elon Musk stated that upgrading older vehicles wasn’t possible, as the automaker plans to come out with major hardware revisions every year.
Vineeth Joel PatelJan 31, 2017 4:38 PM PT
The two competing car manufacturers have agreed to disagree on the overall design and functionality of their vehicles. However, when it comes to charging infrastructure, both businesses see eye-to-eye on the lack of EV stations across the US.
Michael ChengJan 31, 2017 6:23 AM PT
Summary: After Uber’s fleet of autonomous Ford Fusions was kicked out of California, the ridesharing company is back in the state, but its vehicles are being used to gather mapping data and are not driving autonomously.
Vineeth Joel PatelJan 30, 2017 2:05 PM PT
Ford claims the revolutionary gadget is only designed for Ford and Lincoln models made between 2010 and 2016 without a built-in modem (the vehicles must also be sold in the US).
Michael ChengJan 30, 2017 6:36 AM PT
Swiss engineering firm ABB announced plans to manufacture a $90 million R&D center in Montreal, Canada that will help create technology for future electric cars.
Vineeth Joel PatelJan 28, 2017 9:10 AM PT
The government is looking into the security of the connected car.
Timothy Healey Jan 27, 2017 3:10 PM PT
In 2015, Amazon filed a patent that covered a method for autonomous vehicles to tackle reversible lanes. The electronic commerce company was recently awarded the patent and hopes to reduce traffic and avoid accidents on highways.
Vineeth Joel PatelJan 27, 2017 1:05 PM PT
NewDealDesign, a San Francisco-based design firm, is the latest establishment to make elaborate predictions about autonomous vehicles. The company’s insights go further than other suggestions made in the past, as it also applies the technology to surrounding businesses and services.
Michael ChengJan 27, 2017 7:54 AM PT
According to a new study, driverless cars will save 35,000 American lives and $300 billion every year.
Aaron PhillipsJan 26, 2017 6:23 PM PT
According to IoTnews, connected car security lacks the standardized framework and specification to protect stored data, the vehicle, and its occupants from being hacked.
Vineeth Joel PatelJan 26, 2017 4:42 PM PT
In another big twist, a local automaker recently announced it is ready to take on the challenge of taming the country’s hazardous roads with self-driving technology: Tata Elxsi.
Michael ChengJan 26, 2017 6:48 AM PT
Before Donald Trump was inaugurated, the federal government, under the Obama Administration, announced 10 sites in the U.S. that would be allowed to officially test self-driving vehicles.
Vineeth Joel PatelJan 25, 2017 1:10 PM PT
In a recently published MIT study, researchers pointed out that carpool services, such as UberPool and Lyft Line, could decrease the number of cars on public roads by a whopping 75 percent.
Michael ChengJan 25, 2017 6:46 AM PT
Qualcomm is the latest tech company to get into the auto game.
Timothy Healey Jan 24, 2017 1:05 PM PT
Swedish car manufacturer Volvo announced the establishment of its own ride-sharing services across the globe.
ClaireJan 24, 2017 9:55 AM PT
Three years ago, the business vowed to expand online by completely redesigning its official website. After what seemed like a decade, the French car company launched "Order Online by Peugeot."
Michael ChengJan 24, 2017 6:38 AM PT
Four west coast cities - Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Portland, recently formed a collaboration to ask automakers for a record-breaking order of 24,000 electric vehicles.
ClaireJan 23, 2017 10:10 AM PT
Instead of a human driver, the six-wheeled units navigate busy sidewalks (note: not open roads) autonomously via robust algorithms and city maps. The technology has attracted a handful of powerful auto brands, including Mercedes-Benz Vans.
Michael ChengJan 23, 2017 6:17 AM PT
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