Just two days after LeEco’s announcement to slash 325 jobs in U.S., Faraday Future (FF) is reportedly seeking $1 billion in funding, speculated by many as a way to protect itself amid main investor LeEco’s financial crisis.
ClaireMay 25, 2017 11:32 AM PT
On Thursday 25th May, 2017 Octo Telematics announced that five million cars are now connected to the Octo Telematics platform across the globe, a 25% increase since 2016.
Eric WalzMay 25, 2017 10:27 AM PT
A federal judge has ruled that Uber must return stolen files back to Alphabet Inc.’s self-driving company, Waymo, but can continue to give users rides in its driverless vehicles.
Vineeth Joel PatelMay 25, 2017 10:15 AM PT
Previously, Toyota was top patent holder in the space. But now, according to Oliver Wyman, a high caliber international consulting firm, that position is being challenged by Google.
Michael ChengMay 25, 2017 8:05 AM PT
The DRS360 fuses raw unfiltered data from radar, LIDAR, vision and other sensors from an autonomous vehicle in real-time. The platform is designed to deliver the low-latency, high-accuracy sensing required for Level 5 autonomous vehicles capable of navigating with no driver input.
Eric WalzMay 24, 2017 4:35 PM PT
Car News of the Day for May 24th, 2017.
ClaireMay 24, 2017 3:56 PM PT
Futurecar reporter recently interviewed the founder of Silicon Valley startup ePower Science, whose bold claim is that they could be number 1 in utilizing GaN technology in the EV charging industry.
ClaireMay 24, 2017 11:05 AM PT
On May 19, 2017, Tesla announced that current owners can refer five friends to buy a new Tesla. Those referred will get free unlimited Supercharging.
Eric WalzMay 24, 2017 10:54 AM PT
Scientists avoided the use of graphite in the components and applied “proprietary organic compounds” to stabilize its performance. As a result, the power cell is non-flammable and offers a high temperature combustion threshold.
Michael ChengMay 24, 2017 6:35 AM PT
Car News of the Day for May 23rd, 2017.
ClaireMay 23, 2017 3:49 PM PT
Waymo's self-driving technology can make it a $70 billion company
Eric WalzMay 23, 2017 3:43 PM PT
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Sunday, May 21st to let the world know that a revised version of Tesla's Autopilot software will be available for compatible cars next month. Musk tweeted “A software update coming next month includes a new control algorithm that "feels smooth as silk."
Eric WalzMay 23, 2017 11:16 AM PT
Toyota Research Institute announced on Monday that it has partnered with MIT Media Lab and five other companies to explore blockchain technology for the self-driving car industry.
ClaireMay 23, 2017 11:00 AM PT
Innoviz Technologies, a provider of LiDAR intelligent sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles, announced the development of InnovizPro, an after-market LiDAR solution designed specifically for testing and R&D of autonomous driving technology.
Eric WalzMay 23, 2017 9:49 AM PT
Germany’s move to test self-driving cars is a huge win for automakers based in the region. But are the new laws lax enough to accommodate the development of mature autonomous driving systems?
Michael ChengMay 23, 2017 7:30 AM PT
WayRay hopes to be a pioneer of holographic AR displays for the automotive industry, and specializes in holographic optical elements that enable an augmented reality (AR) projection system that is significantly more compact than traditional mirror and lens based projection technology.
Eric WalzMay 22, 2017 4:43 PM PT
Car News of the Day for May 22nd, 2017.
ClaireMay 22, 2017 4:05 PM PT
California based automation company Savari has recently joined the 5G Automotive Association, to bring cellular communications to connected cars.
ClaireMay 22, 2017 11:00 AM PT
During the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Conference in California’s Silicon Valley, Next Future Transportation and Globetouch Inc. announced a timely partnership that aims to deliver new solutions to outdated, large-scale systems.
Michael ChengMay 22, 2017 7:50 AM PT
The first (and most daunting) step in bringing autonomous driving to far-flung locations in the US is accurate mapping.
Michael ChengMay 21, 2017 8:15 AM PT
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