Follow
Subscribe
Impressive New Technology Available on Today’s Cars

Impressive New Technology Available on Today’s Cars

Although self-driving cars are getting much of the attention lately, automakers are introducing many new high-tech features in today's new models.

Eric WalzApr 26, 2017 4:40 PM PT        

Continental Investing Another $326 Million in Electric Vehicle Technology by 2021

Continental Investing Another $326 Million in Electric Vehicle Technology by 2021

Continental intends to scale back its investments in mechanical automotive technology and allocate an additional $326 million for hybrid and electric vehicles as the auto-parts maker prepares for the eventual decline of combustion engines.

Eric WalzApr 26, 2017 2:32 PM PT     

China’s Strict Pollution Standards Will Make the Country Hub for EVs

China’s Strict Pollution Standards Will Make the Country Hub for EVs

With China’s recent decision to become more stringent on automobile pollution, automakers are turning towards the country as the hub for electric vehicle development.

Vineeth Joel PatelApr 26, 2017 12:00 PM PT

Lilium Aviation's EV VTOL Aircraft Completes Series of Flight Tests

Lilium Aviation's EV VTOL Aircraft Completes Series of Flight Tests

Called Lilium Jet, the two-seater unit is capable of taking off like a helicopter and performing complex, aerial maneuvers. Powering the aircraft are 36 robust jet engines with 12 directional flaps for stability and guidance.

Michael ChengApr 26, 2017 7:00 AM PT

Subaru shows off the new 2018 Crosstrek at the New York Auto Show

Subaru shows off the new 2018 Crosstrek at the New York Auto Show

Subaru shows off the new and more spacious 2018 Crosstrek at the New York Auto Show last week following its debut in Geneva last month. The new Crosstrek has a slightly longer a longer wheelbase in addition to revamped exterior and interior design.

Eric WalzApr 25, 2017 5:56 PM PT      

Waymo Begins its ‘Early Rider’ Self-Driving Car Pickups in Phoenix

Waymo Begins its ‘Early Rider’ Self-Driving Car Pickups in Phoenix

Waymo is allowing the public to help shape the future of self-driving cars in a trail of its self-driving car program. Early riders who apply will be able to use Waymo’s fleet of self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans everyday to get to work, school, go to the movies, or go shopping.

Eric WalzApr 25, 2017 2:15 PM PT     

Nissan and Mobileye to Partner on Self-Driving Car Maps

Nissan and Mobileye to Partner on Self-Driving Car Maps

Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye said on Tuesday it inked an agreement with Nissan Motor Corp. to create next generation maps that will ensure the safe operation of self-driving cars.

Eric WalzApr 25, 2017 11:52 AM PT

Ford to Develop Special Driverless Fleet for Law Enforcement Use

Ford to Develop Special Driverless Fleet for Law Enforcement Use

Currently, the automaker manufacturers over 63 percent of police cars in the country. According to the patent, Ford is in the process of automating several dangerous processes that could make potentially deadly confrontations a lot safer.

Michael ChengApr 25, 2017 11:48 AM PT

Tesla to Build 1,000 New Supercharger Stations in California

Tesla to Build 1,000 New Supercharger Stations in California

Tesla said it will be doubling the Tesla charging network, expanding existing sites so drivers never wait to charge, and increasing its charging locations within city centers, including 1,000 more in California alone.

Eric WalzApr 24, 2017 6:09 PM PT       

Uber to Detail its Flying Car Concept This Week

Uber to Detail its Flying Car Concept This Week

Uber is detailing a flying car concept at its Uber Elevate Summit in taking place in Dallas, Texas on April 25 - 27th, 2017. The Summit will offer an information-packed three days during which Uber hopes to build awareness about the Elevate mission, identify and accelerate opportunities, and define a path towards towards future flying cars.

Eric WalzApr 24, 2017 12:58 PM PT     

Tesla is Being Sued by Owners Over ‘Dangerous Defective’ Autopilot

Tesla is Being Sued by Owners Over ‘Dangerous Defective’ Autopilot

Tesla is being sued by vehicle owners over claims that the automaker’s Autopilot system is “dangerously defective” when engaged.

Vineeth Joel PatelApr 24, 2017 8:15 AM PT

Lucid displays its 217 mph Air Alpha Speed Car at the New York Auto Show

Lucid displays its 217 mph Air Alpha Speed Car at the New York Auto Show

Lucid Motors displays two versions of its new Air sedan, incuding a 217 mph version, at the New York Auto Show

Eric WalzApr 21, 2017 5:05 PM PT     

Buick introduces the new Enclave Avenir SUV

Buick introduces the new Enclave Avenir SUV

Buick has introduced the 2018 Enclave Avenir, a new range-topper that ushers in comfort and exclusivity further than ever in the model's history.

Eric WalzApr 21, 2017 4:42 PM PT    

Lincoln Displays the Impressive New Navigator in New York

Lincoln Displays the Impressive New Navigator in New York

Lincoln introduced a brand new Navigator at the New York Auto Show. It sports the first major redesign in more than a decade. The new model has a sleek all-aluminum body, a turbocharged engine and an entirely new, luxurious interior.

Eric WalzApr 21, 2017 4:26 PM PT     

Acura Debuts the new 2018 TLX at the New York Auto Show

Acura Debuts the new 2018 TLX at the New York Auto Show

Acura took the New York Auto Show as an opportunity to launch a refreshed version of its midsize TLX sedan.

Eric WalzApr 21, 2017 4:10 PM PT  

Self-Driving Cars are Changing Automotive Supplier Alliances

Self-Driving Cars are Changing Automotive Supplier Alliances

The race to develop and deploy autonomous vehicle technology is reshaping the hierarchy of the automotive industry. Recently Bosch and Mercedes Benz said they will collaborate on development of self-driving vehicles. Bosch also expects to sell the systems it is developing with Mercedes to other automotive companies.

Eric WalzApr 21, 2017 11:02 AM PT          

Aecom and Amey Receive Funding to Build Driverless Cars for Industrial Applications

Aecom and Amey Receive Funding to Build Driverless Cars for Industrial Applications

Amey will use the newly acquired funds to develop a vehicle prototype that will conduct a myriad of different essential services around cities. Additionally, the business wants to apply the emerging technology to everyday tasks, such as grass cutting and street cleaning.

Michael ChengApr 21, 2017 4:38 AM PT

Velodyne announces a solid state LiDAR sensor for self-driving cars

Velodyne announces a solid state LiDAR sensor for self-driving cars

California based Velodyne LiDAR Inc., a leading manufacturer of LiDAR (light detection and ranging) sensors used on self-driving vehicles, has just announced a new solid state LiDAR sensor. Velodyne calls its new design the “Velarray”.

Eric WalzApr 20, 2017 1:49 PM PT       

INRIX Names 10 Cities that Would Benefit the Most From Driverless Cars

INRIX Names 10 Cities that Would Benefit the Most From Driverless Cars

New study of travel patterns reveals the 10 best cities for driverless cars, with some surprising entries like Albuquerque, N.M., New Orleans, and Tucson, Ariz.

Vineeth Joel PatelApr 20, 2017 12:30 PM PT

India EV Pioneer Chetan Maini Announces New Venture with Sun New Energy Systems

India EV Pioneer Chetan Maini Announces New Venture with Sun New Energy Systems

Sun Mobility’s grand vision is to establish a new charging ecosystem for EVs. Instead of waiting hours at charging stations or parking lots, EV owners will be able to trade their depleted batteries in for fully charged power cells.

Michael ChengApr 20, 2017 4:58 AM PT