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Ford Partners With Chariot on Crowd-Sourced Shuttle

Ford Partners With Chariot on Crowd-Sourced Shuttle

Ford is getting involved in other aspects of the mobility business.

Timothy Healey Jan 09, 2017 1:58 PM PT

KMPG Report Suggests Hydrogen to Overshadow Electric Power in the Future

KMPG Report Suggests Hydrogen to Overshadow Electric Power in the Future

It may seem like FCVs are on the losing end of the fight, but according to KPMG’s Global Automotive Executive Survey 2017 this may not be the case.

Michael ChengJan 09, 2017 9:23 AM PT

Renesas Electronics Creates Self-Driving Car

Renesas Electronics Creates Self-Driving Car

An electronics company has created a self-driving car to showcase its wares.

Timothy Healey Jan 09, 2017 6:15 AM PT

Successfully end of North American Automotive Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition

Successfully end of North American Automotive Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition

North American Automotive Innovation & Entrepreneurship Competition successfully end by January 8, Lidar for Autonomous Vehicle is winner of final.

LydiaJan 08, 2017 9:05 PM PT

Synthetic Diamonds Could Replace GPS

Synthetic Diamonds Could Replace GPS

Synthetic diamonds could help bring self-driving cars to market sooner.

Timothy Healey Jan 07, 2017 2:55 PM PT

Elon Musk hints the new Supercharger V3 can be insanely fast

Elon Musk hints the new Supercharger V3 can be insanely fast

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk recently hinted the upcoming Supercharger V3 can charge super fast, way over 350 kW.

ClaireJan 07, 2017 11:05 AM PT

Ford unveils new hybrid fusion sedan in time for CES 2017

Ford unveils new hybrid fusion sedan in time for CES 2017

Just one week before the grand opening of CES 2017, Ford unveiled its next-generation fusion hybrid sedan with self-driving abilities. As a succession to its first-generation hybrid, the updated version features advanced sensors, robust computing power and enhanced autonomous support.

ClaireJan 06, 2017 2:35 PM PT 

Auto Tech Pioneers Address Senior Mobility Issues at CES 2017

Auto Tech Pioneers Address Senior Mobility Issues at CES 2017

“According to AARP's 2016 report, the Longevity Economy includes 111 million 50-plus U.S. consumers who generate $7.6 trillion in economic activity,” said AARP in a press release about the CES appearance.

Michael ChengJan 06, 2017 11:15 AM PT 

Solar Power Could Provide Cheaper Energy Than Coal

Solar Power Could Provide Cheaper Energy Than Coal

Overall, solar power prices are down 62 percent from 2009, as costs fall across the supply chain. That could make solar cheaper than coal by 2025.

Timothy Healey Jan 06, 2017 9:55 AM PT

Why is everybody eyeing fully autonomous cars?

Why is everybody eyeing fully autonomous cars?

It’s not new to see car makers and tech giants delving into driverless technology with fully autonomous capabilities. But before talking about the fullness of driverless technology, we need to understand the different levels of autonomy and why many companies aim for level 5 and skip level 3.

ClaireJan 06, 2017 8:14 AM PT

Hyundai Considers Launching Wearable Car Keys by 2018

Hyundai Considers Launching Wearable Car Keys by 2018

In the disruption of key fobs, Hyundai aims to lead the development of such gadgets through the release of a band-type smart key. The device is a bulky, dark band that doubles as a way to enter one’s vehicle and stay healthy (it comes with fitness tracking features).

Michael ChengJan 06, 2017 6:08 AM PT

Nissan Reveals Its Path To An Autonomous Future At CES

Nissan Reveals Its Path To An Autonomous Future At CES

At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, Nissan unveiled its future plans to expand its vehicles’ autonomous capabilities and reach a future where zero-emissions and zero-fatalities is possible.

Vineeth Joel PatelJan 05, 2017 7:07 PM PT 

CES Day 3 Panel Discussion: Connecting with Confidence

CES Day 3 Panel Discussion: Connecting with Confidence

By 2020, 250 million cars worldwide will be connected to the internet. Consumers – especially young consumers – are demanding technology. To connect with confidence, automakers are responding with options, including the ability to upgrade and interface with the latest aftermarket technologies. Six experts from the auto tech industry and car service associations sat together on Day 3 of CES 2017, giving their perspectives in different angles on the current state of the connected car industry.

ClaireJan 05, 2017 3:51 PM PT 

Mobileye Details “Human-like” Algorithmic Driving Platform for Autonomous Cars at CES 2017

Mobileye Details “Human-like” Algorithmic Driving Platform for Autonomous Cars at CES 2017

Mobileye, a company that specializes in optimized sensing platforms for driverless vehicles, has taken a completely different approach to such traditions by revealing various components of its product in great detail at CES 2017 (“Artificial Intelligence for Autonomous Driving: State of Technology, Breakthroughs, and Why Alliances are Valuable”).

Michael ChengJan 05, 2017 1:15 PM PT 

China fines GM $29M for alleged monopoly play

China fines GM $29M for alleged monopoly play

American auto giant General Motors was recently fined $29 million for an accusation of monopolistic pricing in the Chinese market. Some say it might be the beginning of penalties toward US automakers.

ClaireJan 05, 2017 11:35 AM PT

Driverless Cars Could Trigger Organ Shortages Across the Country

Driverless Cars Could Trigger Organ Shortages Across the Country

This new layer of safety is bad news for a small (but growing) community of patients waiting for organ transplants. At the moment, an average of 6,500 US-based residents die each year due to long waiting lists, while 4,000 individuals who are on the list get removed due to their sickly condition.

Michael ChengJan 05, 2017 6:10 AM PT

Pennsylvania Students Set Out to Learn About Auto Tech

Pennsylvania Students Set Out to Learn About Auto Tech

More students learning about car tech should be a good thing for the industry.

Timothy Healey Jan 04, 2017 6:57 PM PT

Hyundai Motor Demonstrates ‘Mobility Vision’ with Hyper-Connected Car and Smart House

Hyundai Motor Demonstrates ‘Mobility Vision’ with Hyper-Connected Car and Smart House

Hyundai Motor extends commitment to customer care with innovation by revealing ‘Mobility Vision’ concept. The concept pairs Connected Car and Smart House for seamless technological.

LydiaJan 04, 2017 4:15 PM PT 

Hyundai Motor Reveals Vision for ‘Future Mobility’ at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Hyundai Motor Reveals Vision for ‘Future Mobility’ at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Hyundai Motor showcases advanced self-driving technology through urban trials of Autonomous IONIQ models in Las Vegas.Strategy includes hyper-connected car platform to seamlessly link mobility with the home and workplace.Hyundai Motor’s vision for future mobility incorporates wearable robotics, micro-mobility solutions and interactive, health-conscious technology.

LydiaJan 04, 2017 3:55 PM PT 

Toyota unveils futuristic Concept-i at CES 2017

Toyota unveils futuristic Concept-i at CES 2017

On the second day of CES 2017 in Las Vegas, Toyota introduces its fancy-looking vehicle called “Concept-i”: envisioning a futuristic car-human interaction module that cars could meet and predict drivers’ needs in a more humanized way.

ClaireJan 04, 2017 3:06 PM PT