In addition to getting self-driving vehicles onto Israel’s roads, the German automaker is set to open an R&D center in the country, too.
Vineeth Joel PatelApr 03, 2019 10:16 AM PT
According to the study, consumers trust Tesla the most with manufacturing autonomous cars in the luxury auto segment (26.6 percent).
Michael ChengApr 02, 2019 1:30 PM PT
Lyft received its first negative review from an analyst who is skeptical that consumers will give up personal car ownership in favor of relying on ride-hailing services. Lyft’s shares fell as much as 4.2 percent to $66.10 on Tuesday, their second straight session of losses after $72 initial public offer on Friday.
FutureCar Staff Apr 02, 2019 1:00 PM PT
Lumotive, a Seattle-based lidar startup developing technology for autonomous vehicles, recently introduced a disruptive “beam-steering technology”, which the company says will significantly improve the performance, reliability and cost of lidar systems for the emerging self-driving car industry.
Eric WalzApr 01, 2019 6:58 PM PT
China’s State Council said on Sunday that the country would continue to suspend additional tariffs on U.S. vehicles and auto parts after April 1. The move was aimed at “continuing to create a good atmosphere for the ongoing trade negotiations between both sides”.
FutureCar Staff Apr 01, 2019 3:21 PM PT
Canada is proposing a federal budget which if approved, would mean that Canadian consumers will get a $5,000 incentive to purchase an electric vehicle. However, the price of a new EV cannot exceed $45,000, making Tesla’s entire lineup ineligible.
Manish KharintaApr 01, 2019 1:05 PM PT
With deliveries underway in the U.S. for the Standard Plus Tesla Model 3, reports are flooding in which provide insights into its real-world driving range.
Manish KharintaMar 31, 2019 10:53 AM PT
Uber riders looking to pay a monthly fee for discounted rates for rides with the ride-sharing service don’t need to be in Los Angeles, Miami, Denver, Austin, or Orland, as the company expanded its subscription service to other cities.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 31, 2019 7:00 AM PT
At the start of the service, UPS will facilitate seven flights per day. All flights are closely monitored by remote operators, which must land the quadcopters on a small pad at their respective destinations.
Michael ChengMar 30, 2019 10:15 AM PT
The Ford Motor Co. announced that it will build its upcoming electric vehicles at the automaker's Flat Rock assembly plant near Detroit and at its Hermosillo factory in Mexico.
Manish KharintaMar 30, 2019 7:00 AM PT
Daimler Trucks, a division in the Daimler AG, has purchased a majority stake in Torc Robotics, a Virginia company developing autonomous technology for the commercialization of level 4 self-driving trucks in the U.S.
Eric WalzMar 29, 2019 12:00 PM PT
In March, a total of 3,593 Model 3 sedans have been registered in Norway, making the electric vehicle the best-selling battery-powered vehicle in the country.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 29, 2019 10:11 AM PT
Lyft Inc. will become the first ride-hailing company to go public. Ahead of its Friday IPO, Lyft is reportedly pricing its stock at $72 per share, according to the New York Times. A price of $72 per share would value the ride-hailing firm at $24.3 billion.
FutureCar Staff Mar 28, 2019 6:44 PM PT
Global auto parts supplier Aptiv, formally known as Delphi Automotive, announced today the full release of nuScenes, an open-source autonomous vehicle (AV) dataset. The dataset will help developers improve the safety of autonomous vehicles.
Eric WalzMar 28, 2019 2:53 PM PT
In an attempt to push local automakers to come out with new, innovative technology for electric vehicles, China is planning to scale back its subsidies on electric cars.
Vineeth Joel PatelMar 28, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Self-driving vehicles generate terabytes of data, which needs to be analyzed during the development process, so that deep-learning algorithms can make safer driving decisions and improve over time. The challenge for automakers is how to sort and analyze all of this data so it can be used more efficiently for self-driving vehicles. To address this problem, BMW is built its own IT platform it calls D3.
Eric WalzMar 27, 2019 5:15 PM PT
One of the most important pieces of hardware for self-driving vehicles is lidar and two emerging lidar startups announced this week they raised millions in new funding to supply the technology. Israeli startup Innoviz Technologies said on Tuesday it raised $132 million, bringing its total funding to $214 million, while San Francisco-based Ouster said on Monday it raised $60 million.
Eric WalzMar 26, 2019 7:07 PM PT
Los Angeles-based electric vehicle startup EVELOZCITY has changed its name to Canoo. The new company aims to be a boutique Californian brand offering four unique electric vehicles, each available as a subscription.
Eric WalzMar 26, 2019 1:12 PM PT
The emergence of virtual testing techniques for autonomous vehicles point to a maturing industry that is set to deliver promises of a functional, safe and exciting driverless future.
Michael ChengMar 26, 2019 6:00 AM PT
A federal judge in San Francisco dismissed for the second time a securities fraud lawsuit brought by Tesla shareholders alleging that the company’s CEO Elon Musk and other executives made misleading comments about the production status of its Model 3
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