News of the Day for June 5th, 2017.
ClaireJun 05, 2017 5:39 PM PT
In just one year’s time, the Chinese tech giant LeEco publicly announced the firing of 325 employees from its staff of 500. Now, Chinese media reports that the company is even selling its office furniture on Craigslist, and the San Jose office remains empty, even during working hours.
ClaireJun 05, 2017 4:10 PM PT
Autonomous car researcher Dr. Ioannis Kanellakopoulos spoke at the Silicon Valley Chinese Technology & Business Association (SVCTBA) Conference on Friday June 2, in San Jose, California about the human benefit of self-driving cars.
Eric WalzJun 05, 2017 1:53 PM PT
German transport authority KBA (Federal Motor Transport Authority) announced last week that it was investigating luxury automakers Porsche and Audi about emission tests cheating.
ClaireJun 05, 2017 1:49 PM PT
GM announced on Monday June 5th that it's adding the GM eAssist system to the 2018 Buick LaCrosse sedan. The system combines an electric motor with Buick’s latest 2.5L four-cylinder engine to deliver quiet and efficient performance.
Eric WalzJun 05, 2017 12:07 PM PT
Betting on cars is a safe bet for Silicon Valley.
Timothy Healey Jun 04, 2017 10:15 AM PT
A survey conducted by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that American drivers are fans of features that help them drive, but not ones that take complete control of the vehicle.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 04, 2017 9:00 AM PT
According to an INRIX survey, drivers in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and Italy, all have different attitudes on self-driving vehicles, including if they’ll work and where they’ll come form.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 03, 2017 9:00 AM PT
News of the Day for June 2nd, 2017.
ClaireJun 02, 2017 3:46 PM PT
Intel Corporation revealed the findings from a new study that predicts an explosive self-driving car economy growing from $800 billion in 2035 to $7 trillion by 2050.
Eric WalzJun 02, 2017 2:19 PM PT
Shortly after Trump’s announcement, Elon Musk posted on Twitter that he is “departing presidential councils.”
ClaireJun 02, 2017 11:12 AM PT
The Detroit 3, which include Ford, General Motors, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, have announced that they will not attend the Tokyo Motor Show.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 02, 2017 9:00 AM PT
Otonomo is a cloud-based data exchange platform and enabling car manufacturers, drivers and service providers to be a part of a connected ecosystem. The company enables OEMs and fleet owners a new way of making use of the massive amount of car generated data
Eric WalzJun 01, 2017 5:16 PM PT
News of the Day for June 1st, 2017.
ClaireJun 01, 2017 3:30 PM PT
According to researchers at the University of Michigan, a shortcut in the way autonomous cars are evaluated, could allow companies and automakers to get self-driving vehicles on the road quicker and cheaper.
Vineeth Joel PatelJun 01, 2017 12:00 PM PT
German automaker Daimler announced on Thursday that it has reached a joint agreement with its Chinese partner BAIC, to upgrade a Mercedes Benz factory in Beijing and begin manufacturing electric vehicles in China.
ClaireJun 01, 2017 11:36 AM PT
Kalanick promised Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto that autonomous rides would be free to the general public. Unfortunately, this arrangement turned sour. The company began charging passengers for driverless rides.
Michael ChengJun 01, 2017 8:10 AM PT
The BMW Group has launched a new service called BMW CarData, which enables customized service options for BMW drivers based on data collected from the vehicle.
Eric WalzMay 31, 2017 6:19 PM PT
News of the Day for May 31st, 2017.
ClaireMay 31, 2017 5:05 PM PT
Futurecar reporters recently sat down with VisualThreat’s founder Yan Wei to dig a bit more about what they are doing right now for the upcoming connected car era.
ClaireMay 31, 2017 12:26 PM PT
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