Israel is a hot new tech center.
Timothy Healey May 12, 2017 11:00 AM PT
Compared to 4G, 5G offers ultra-low latency (up to five times lower), increased network coverage and blazing download speeds of up to 10 Gbps. Qualcomm doesn’t have to convince automakers that 5G will pave the way for driverless cars.
Michael ChengMay 12, 2017 6:05 AM PT
Zenuity, the joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv has started its operations. The new company is a joint venture in the growing global market for autonomous driving software systems. At the company’s presentation at the 2017 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California, Zenuity stated its goal is to only focus on autonomous systems that are capable of “unsupervised driving”.
Eric WalzMay 11, 2017 4:20 PM PT
Ontruck, a new startup founded in 2016 in Madrid, Spain has just raised $10 million through its series A funding. The company that has graduated from Combination Y Accelerator wants to set up a B2B freight service platform, just like an Uber in logistics.
ClaireMay 11, 2017 4:07 PM PT
Robust battery technology would allow EVs to go further without recharging. Additionally, it would let the business sell its vehicles at lower price points, while offering more storage or space for passengers.
Michael ChengMay 11, 2017 3:50 PM PT
Car news of the day for May 11th, 2017.
ClaireMay 11, 2017 3:15 PM PT
GPU giant Nvidia announced today that it will partner with Japan auto veteran Toyota on developing Toyota’s next-generation autonomous driving systems.
ClaireMay 11, 2017 11:05 AM PT
A pre-determined route that cuts through Reno’s Virginia Street will be the main area of deployment. Proterra’s main challenges during this stage of development comes from regulations surrounding passengers with disabilities.
Michael ChengMay 11, 2017 7:33 AM PT
Elon Musk recently announced plans to expand the application of Tesla’s proprietary technologies to other markets, specifically one that will experience full disruption in the next decade through mature autonomous driving platforms: trucking.
Michael ChengMay 10, 2017 6:05 PM PT
Car News of the Day for May 10th, 2017.
ClaireMay 10, 2017 2:23 PM PT
To ensure that Tesla owners, especially prospective Model 3 buyers, aren’t plagued with extremely lengthy body-shop repairs, Tesla has plans to open its own set of body repair shops.
Vineeth Joel PatelMay 10, 2017 2:15 PM PT
See a few cool things at the GPU Technology Convention.
ClaireMay 10, 2017 11:50 AM PT
In its efforts to accelerate the development of self-driving technology, Tesla has started collecting videos from its huge fleet of vehicles as part of a new software update. Tesla says the data will help continue its advancements of vehicles equipped with the second-generation Autopilot (Autopilot 2.0) hardware introduced last year.
Eric WalzMay 10, 2017 11:39 AM PT
The platform was recently updated to allow Apple Watch users to pay with their device at over 10,000 Exxon and Mobil gas stations across the US.
Michael ChengMay 10, 2017 6:10 AM PT
Optimus Ride is developing self-driving technologies specifically for electric vehicles.The company hopes to introduce level 4 autonomy electric vehicle fleets. In a presentation at the 2017 GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California on May 9th, the company's co-founder Sertac Karaman detailed its future plans.
Eric WalzMay 09, 2017 4:21 PM PT
Car News of the Day for May 9th, 2017.
ClaireMay 09, 2017 3:16 PM PT
At the recent TED conference in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Musk revealed some bold ideas about the Boring Tunnel— a transportation solver that can ease the congestion through underground tunnels.
ClaireMay 09, 2017 1:25 PM PT
According to report by IHS Markit, the automotive display systems market is poised to reach $11.6 billion revenue globally this year.
Vineeth Joel PatelMay 09, 2017 11:30 AM PT
SiFive, the company creating a new open source model in the semiconductor business raises $13.5 million. The San Francisco-based company was founded in 2015, and its goal is to manufacture open source, custom designed silicon chips.
Eric WalzMay 08, 2017 6:10 PM PT
Car News of the Day for May 8th, 2017.
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