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Lamborghini to partner with MIT for a “third millennium” sports car

Lamborghini to partner with MIT for a “third millennium” sports car

Lamborghini is recently bonding with Massachusetts Institute of Technology to develop a 21st century sports car that’s ultra-light, strong and innovative.

ClaireNov 04, 2016 6:30 PM PT

California rules on self-driving cars face objections from Google and carmakers

California rules on self-driving cars face objections from Google and carmakers

California's proposals on self-driving technology encounter immediate objections from Google and other major car makers. They raised a litany of concerns about California's proposal at a hearing in Sacramento last Wednesday, and require the proposal to comply with federal news rules be made voluntary.

ClaireNov 03, 2016 10:25 PM PT

New Study Suggests Undeniable Link Between EV and Solar Consumers

New Study Suggests Undeniable Link Between EV and Solar Consumers

A study from the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative (SGCC) further explores the connections that drive both types of customers to sustainable energy. Through the survey, the organization discovered that around 50 percent of U.S. consumers of solar power or EVs are using both.

Michael ChengNov 03, 2016 8:45 PM PT

Self-driving cars can get confounded by car wash

Self-driving cars can get confounded by car wash

A recent report is revealing that cars equipped with auto-braking systems tend to get confused when facing car wash.

ClaireNov 03, 2016 10:25 AM PT

Tesla kicks off a solar roof to open its home market

Tesla kicks off a solar roof to open its home market

Tesla revealed a solar tile roof as its new product to the public on Oct 28th, and claims it to be more "beautiful, efficient and price-worthy" than traditional roof

ClaireNov 02, 2016 11:32 PM PT

Advancing to the future: Airbus aims to create its “flying taxi” Vahana by 2020

Advancing to the future: Airbus aims to create its “flying taxi” Vahana by 2020

Airbus recently unveiled its blueprint to build up a flying taxi with the project name “Vahana”.

ClaireNov 02, 2016 11:00 PM PT

Michigan Tightens Up Hacking Penalties Surrounding Driverless Cars

Michigan Tightens Up Hacking Penalties Surrounding Driverless Cars

Software developers are not alone in the fight to protect self-driving cars from malicious attacks. Lawmakers are also stepping in to enforce restrictions and hefty fines for hacking an autonomous vehicle. One of the states pioneering this practice is Michigan. Officials recently passed two bills that specifically targets hacking driverless vehicles.

Michael ChengNov 02, 2016 6:25 PM PT

Snapsheet receives $22 million funding for its app to help drivers file car crash claims

Snapsheet receives $22 million funding for its app to help drivers file car crash claims

Chicago-based startup Snapsheet raised a new round of $22 million funding on Oct 14th, to fuel its expanding business of helping drivers file car crash claims a lot faster and easier.

ClaireNov 02, 2016 12:30 AM PT

Google self-driving project to graduate from “Moonshot” programs

Google self-driving project to graduate from “Moonshot” programs

Google’s hot-discussed driverless car project is going to be spun off from its parent company Alphabet to become standalone business.

ClaireNov 01, 2016 10:22 PM PT

Elon Musk Bans Tesla Self-Driving Cars from Being Used for Ridesharing

Elon Musk Bans Tesla Self-Driving Cars from Being Used for Ridesharing

Tesla: "Please note also that using a self-driving Tesla for car sharing and ride hailing for friends and family is fine, but doing so for revenue purposes will only be permissible on the Tesla Network, details of which will be released next year."

Michael ChengNov 01, 2016 7:30 PM PT

NextEV boss Martin Leach passes away after battle with cancer

NextEV boss Martin Leach passes away after battle with cancer

Martin Leach (1957 – 1 November 2016) was a British businessman and engineer and the President of NextEV. Leach has passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 59.

LydiaNov 01, 2016 7:25 AM PT 

Here’s How Self-Driving Cars Will Revolutionize Law Enforcement

Here’s How Self-Driving Cars Will Revolutionize Law Enforcement

In the field of law enforcement, a handful of groups, such as the Police Futurists International (PFI) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), believe that driverless vehicles will disrupt the way police manage crime and patrol streets.

Michael ChengOct 31, 2016 8:10 PM PT

Researchers hack into a 3D printer to destroy a drone

Researchers hack into a 3D printer to destroy a drone

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel, the University of South Alabama, and Singapore University of Technology and Design successfully inject in malicious code into a model file of a 3D printer, when it prints out a drone propeller and attaches it to the drone for testing, the flying machine broke upon take-off.

ClaireOct 31, 2016 5:00 PM PT

Apple will build its brain instead of cars

Apple will build its brain instead of cars

Tech giant Apple is scaling back its car project team to rebuild the focus from building the entire car, to build just the core part of it: the self-driving system.

ClaireOct 31, 2016 1:10 AM PT

Infiniti Focuses on China with Plans to Release an Electric Vehicle

Infiniti Focuses on China with Plans to Release an Electric Vehicle

Infiniti, the luxury vehicle division of Nissan Motor, announced plans to expand its presence in China. The carmaker already has a very small piece of the local auto market and it intends to continue expanding in that direction. According to the South China Morning Post, the brand is also developing a driverless car that could be released as early as 2020.

Michael ChengOct 30, 2016 7:25 PM PT

Nissan formally takes control of Mitsubishi

Nissan formally takes control of Mitsubishi

Nissan finally completed its purchase of a controlling stake in Mitsubishi on Oct 20th, for 237 billion-yen ($2.29 billion), aiming to boost its scale and take on world’s leading automakers.

ClaireOct 30, 2016 12:45 AM PT

Mercedez Benz reveals its luxurious “X-Class” pickup truck

Mercedez Benz reveals its luxurious “X-Class” pickup truck

German automobile big shot Mercedez Benz revealed its premium midsize pickup truck on Oct 25th at Stockholm, Sweden, claiming the vehicle to be the world’s first true “luxurious” pickup truck.

ClaireOct 28, 2016 6:30 PM PT

How to improve self-driving techniques in the future

How to improve self-driving techniques in the future

The human brain is still better than any computer at making decisions in the face of sudden. Self-driving cars should be improved according to current disadvantages.

Jing Yi Oct 28, 2016 12:25 AM PT

Augmented Reality Could Make Driverless Cars Easier to Accept & Use

Augmented Reality Could Make Driverless Cars Easier to Accept & Use

Some car manufacturers are turning to augmented reality (AR) to help new drivers, who are skeptical about the mechanisms of driverless vehicles, transition from a traditional car with level one autonomous capabilities (strictly human driving) to a robust vehicle with level three or four autonomous features (like Audi’s prototype A7).

Michael ChengOct 27, 2016 10:25 PM PT

Future Cars will connect with our lives in a deeper way

Future Cars will connect with our lives in a deeper way

Cars in the future might connect with every bit of your daily life.

ClaireOct 27, 2016 7:55 PM PT