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Cadillac is Working on an Electric Escalade with 400 Miles of Range

Cadillac is Working on an Electric Escalade with 400 Miles of Range

It looks like GM might use its luxury subsidiary Cadillac to introduce its contender in the electric SUV segment.

Manish KharintaJul 29, 2019 1:00 PM PT

Lyft Offering Data From Level 5 Autonomous Fleet to Public

Lyft Offering Data From Level 5 Autonomous Fleet to Public

In an attempt to aid in the development of self-driving vehicles, Lyft is making what it claims to be the “largest publicly released dataset of its kind” public.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 29, 2019 7:20 AM PT   

Four Autonomous Cars Facts That Are Hard to Believe

Four Autonomous Cars Facts That Are Hard to Believe

From the number of autonomous vehicles that will be sold annually in 2040 to the number of lives that will be saved every year, these four facts are difficult to believe.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 28, 2019 6:00 AM PT   

The Next-generation BMW 5-Series to Get At Least Two Electric Variants

The Next-generation BMW 5-Series to Get At Least Two Electric Variants

The next-gen BMW 5-Series will feature a brand new design and get at least two new all-electric variants.

Manish KharintaJul 27, 2019 2:30 PM PT

Honda Introduces In-Car Deliveries Thanks to Key by Amazon

Honda Introduces In-Car Deliveries Thanks to Key by Amazon

Honda is adding in-car deliveries via Key by Amazon to owners of some models and Amazon Prime members.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 27, 2019 5:00 AM PT   

SoftBank Launching a $108 Billion Tech Fund That Will Invest in AI Development

SoftBank Launching a $108 Billion Tech Fund That Will Invest in AI Development

​SoftBank Group Corp. officially announced today the planned establishment of “SoftBank Vision Fund 2", a new private investment fund and one of the largest of its kind. SoftBank has secured pledges from tech giants Microsoft and Apple, as well as other investors for about $108 billion for its second Vision Fund.

FutureCar Staff Jul 26, 2019 1:50 PM PT    

Autonomous Car Startup Aurora Plans Large Expansion in Silicon Valley

Autonomous Car Startup Aurora Plans Large Expansion in Silicon Valley

Aurora is planning a move to Mountain View to a building that will see the company lease 111,000 square feet, up from its current footprint of 30,000 square feet in Palo Alto.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 26, 2019 10:15 AM PT   

Tesla Shares, Bonds Under Pressure as Elon Musk Warns of Shrinking Profits in Q3

Tesla Shares, Bonds Under Pressure as Elon Musk Warns of Shrinking Profits in Q3

Shares of Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) sank 14% on Thursday and its bonds traded lower, a day after the electric carmaker said it needed more time to turn a profit, reported lower margins and announced the departure of its CTO.

FutureCar Staff Jul 25, 2019 5:25 PM PT    

As the Trump Administration Seeks to Rollback Nationwide Fuel Economy Standards, Automakers Strike Secret Deal with California to Keep Them in Place

As the Trump Administration Seeks to Rollback Nationwide Fuel Economy Standards, Automakers Strike Secret Deal with California to Keep Them in Place

Four of the world’s biggest automakers, Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda have rebuffed the Trump administration's planned fuel economy rollback and have struck a deal with California to more closely adhere to the Obama era mandate of achieving 54.5 mpg by 2025.

Eric WalzJul 25, 2019 12:10 PM PT   

BMW to Double EV Battery Production Capacity at its U.S. Assembly Plant

BMW to Double EV Battery Production Capacity at its U.S. Assembly Plant

​The BMW Group announced on Wednesday that it would double its production capacity for electric vehicle batteries at its U.S. plant in South Carolina as it ramps up manufacturing of plug-in hybrid vehicles, including the first ever X3 plug-in hybrid.

FutureCar Staff Jul 24, 2019 4:35 PM PT       

GM Cruise Delays the Launch of its Commercial Robotaxi Service in San Francisco

GM Cruise Delays the Launch of its Commercial Robotaxi Service in San Francisco

GM's self-driving division Cruise said on Wednesday it was delaying the commercial deployment of cars past its target of 2019, as more testing of the vehicles was required. Cruise is testing its fleet of self-driving Chevy Bolt EVs in San Francisco for a planned autonomous ride-hailing service.

Eric WalzJul 24, 2019 11:00 AM PT       

Velodyne Acquires HD Mapping Startup Mapper.ai to Advance its Lidar-based Driver Assist Software

Velodyne Acquires HD Mapping Startup Mapper.ai to Advance its Lidar-based Driver Assist Software

Velodyne Lidar Inc announced on Monday that it acquired the high-definition mapping and localization software, as well as the intellectual property assets from San Francisco-based startup Mapper.ai. Mapper.ai specializes in creating custom, high-definition maps for its clients working on autonomous driving.

Eric WalzJul 23, 2019 4:10 PM PT      

Chinese Automaker BAIC Buys a 5% Stake in Daimler

Chinese Automaker BAIC Buys a 5% Stake in Daimler

​China’s Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) has bought a 5% stake and voting rights in German automaker Daimler, as the company looks to fend off competition from rival automaker Geely.

FutureCar Staff Jul 23, 2019 11:05 AM PT     

Ford to Upgrade Chicago Plant to Produce SUVs, Hiring 450 Workers

Ford to Upgrade Chicago Plant to Produce SUVs, Hiring 450 Workers

On Monday, the Ford Motor Co said it would invest $50 million upgrading a Chicago facility to partially assemble hybrid electric SUVs and vehicles for police use, adding 450 jobs.

FutureCar Staff Jul 22, 2019 4:05 PM PT    

Toyota, Volvo Lead $31 Million Investment in AI-based Vehicle Inspection Startup UVeye

Toyota, Volvo Lead $31 Million Investment in AI-based Vehicle Inspection Startup UVeye

Israel-based startup UVeye announced today it raised an additional $31 million in funding, led by Toyota Tsusho, the trading arm of the Toyota Group, Volvo Cars and W. R. Berkley Corporation. The company developed a unique AI-based computer vision solution for vehicle inspections, including inspections of autonomous and ride-sharing vehicles.

Eric WalzJul 22, 2019 1:15 PM PT      

Lexus Wants to Offer an Electrified Option of Every Model by 2025

Lexus Wants to Offer an Electrified Option of Every Model by 2025

Toyota, Lexus’ parent company, may not be too big on electric cars at the moment, but the company has plans to introduce an electrified option on every one of its vehicles in six years.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 22, 2019 8:50 AM PT    

The Electric Rivian R1T Pickup Might Become One of the Most Popular Trucks in 2020

The Electric Rivian R1T Pickup Might Become One of the Most Popular Trucks in 2020

It might be Rivian’s turn to take over the pickup truck segment dominated by gas-powered offerings.

Manish KharintaJul 21, 2019 5:30 PM PT

Honda’s EV Plan for America Includes a Modular Platform

Honda’s EV Plan for America Includes a Modular Platform

Honda’s playing it slow with electric cars in the U.S., but the automaker’s next move is to introduce a global EV platform for multiple markets.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 21, 2019 6:00 AM PT   

Tesla Will Not Offer a Model 3 Performance Variant for Under $50,000

Tesla Will Not Offer a Model 3 Performance Variant for Under $50,000

Tesla recently confirmed that customers will not be able to order a Model 3 Performance for under $50,000

Manish KharintaJul 20, 2019 3:00 PM PT

Trump Administration Set to Freeze Automaker Fuel Efficiency Penalties

Trump Administration Set to Freeze Automaker Fuel Efficiency Penalties

In another push to fight vehicle emissions standards set in place by President Obama, the Trump Administration announced that it would be suspending regulations that would double the fines for automakers that fail to meet fuel efficiency requirements.

Vineeth Joel PatelJul 20, 2019 6:00 AM PT   

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