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Samsung Reveals Battery Cell To Take On Tesla And Panasonic

Samsung Reveals Battery Cell To Take On Tesla And Panasonic

Samsung hopes to take on Tesla and Panasonic with a ‘2170’ battery cell, which it unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI.

Vineeth Joel PatelJan 14, 2017 8:35 AM PT

BMW unveils a futuristic concept car sculpture at CES 2017

BMW unveils a futuristic concept car sculpture at CES 2017

What will a future car look like in five years? BMW gave us an answer at CES 2017, with a concept car sculpture called “BMW i Inside Future” - its avant-garde artistic look and multifunctional design will definitely leave you with a deep impression.

ClaireJan 13, 2017 2:30 PM PT

Denso Looks To University Of Michigan To Open A R&D Lab

Denso Looks To University Of Michigan To Open A R&D Lab

Denso, one of the largest automotive suppliers in the world, announced plans to open a research and development lab at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, MI.

Vineeth Joel PatelJan 13, 2017 11:05 AM PT

Microsoft launches new cloud platform for connected cars

Microsoft launches new cloud platform for connected cars

Tech veteran Microsoft recently unveiled its Azure-based connected car platform at CES 2017, to encourage automakers to make use of it and enhance their own connected vehicles. This marks another tech giant to enter the crowded automotive industry.

ClaireJan 13, 2017 8:45 AM PT

UK Report: Traffic to Decrease by 40% Thanks to Self-driving Cars, But There’s a Catch

UK Report: Traffic to Decrease by 40% Thanks to Self-driving Cars, But There’s a Catch

Using such networks through V2V and V2I protocols could decrease traveling times by a whopping 30.7 percent. For motorways and A-roads during peak, rush hours, the reduction is not as significant at 4.1 percent.

Michael ChengJan 13, 2017 6:25 AM PT

Weight reduction in cars has reached a tipping point

Weight reduction in cars has reached a tipping point

A recent study by the Center for Automotive Research in Ann Arbor, Michigan surveyed nine major automakers with 44 different models of cars in 2015. The report concluded that if carmakers would like to reduce 15 percent of a vehicle's weight, they must resort to plastic materials, especially carbon fiber.

ClaireJan 12, 2017 3:12 PM PT

Electric Mopeds Are Coming: Munro Motor Launches Battery-Powered Bikes

Electric Mopeds Are Coming: Munro Motor Launches Battery-Powered Bikes

Chinese manufacturer Munro Motor is looking to put the Munro 2.0, a battery-powered moped, onto the market for approximately $1,700.

Vineeth Joel PatelJan 12, 2017 11:55 AM PT

How Will Kids Use Driverless Cars?

How Will Kids Use Driverless Cars?

Sending your children to school in an autonomous vehicle would be exponentially safer, compared to letting them navigate around the city on foot. All you would have to do is set the car to go to school and strap your kid in the seat.

Michael ChengJan 12, 2017 6:12 AM PT

Faraday Future claimed 64,000 reservations after its FF91 debut

Faraday Future claimed 64,000 reservations after its FF91 debut

Just two days after Faraday Future debuted its long-awaited electric vehicle FF91 at CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the company posted on Twitter that it has secured 64,124 reservations in less than 36 hours.

ClaireJan 11, 2017 1:19 PM PT

Ex-Apple Employees Built a Revolutionary Backup System for All Cars

Ex-Apple Employees Built a Revolutionary Backup System for All Cars

The Pearl RearVision only does one thing: helps people backup without hitting undetectable obstacles or objects. However, the device does it mind-blowingly well (the unit also comes with a hefty price tag of $499), using two HD cameras and a supplementary attachment that can be inserted in the vehicle’s ODB-II port.

Michael ChengJan 11, 2017 6:53 AM PT

Google Waymo’s new LiDAR is 90 percent cheaper

Google Waymo’s new LiDAR is 90 percent cheaper

In last Sunday’s North American International Show at Detroit, Google Waymo announced that the LiDAR sensor on their autonomous vehicle is 90 percent more cost effective, which is a technological breakthrough and could facilitate mass-production for millions of customers under a much more reasonable price.

ClaireJan 10, 2017 12:12 PM PT

Ford Targets Autonomous Driving for 2021

Ford Targets Autonomous Driving for 2021

Ford is stepping up its autonomous-car game.

Timothy Healey Jan 10, 2017 6:55 AM PT

Panasonic Collaborates with CDOT to Pilot Vehicle Communication Protocols on I-70

Panasonic Collaborates with CDOT to Pilot Vehicle Communication Protocols on I-70

Panasonic, a leading electronics manufacturing company based in Japan, is the latest business to launch a driverless car program. In collaboration with Colorado’s Department of Transportation (CDOT), the duo will test new communication processes for next-generation vehicles.

Michael ChengJan 10, 2017 6:33 AM PT   

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