If researchers at Penn State University find a way to get their invention on the market, electric-vehicle owners can say goodbye to long charge times.
Vineeth Joel PatelNov 08, 2019 6:00 AM PT
A new Silicon Valley startup named Ghost Locomotion has emerged from stealth mode. Ghost’s autonomous driving system is designed to retrofit a production vehicle for highway driving, a much less complicated problem for software engineers to solve.
FutureCar Staff Nov 07, 2019 3:00 PM PT
Ride-hailing company Lyft is partnering with online used auto retailer Carvana to get people to ditch their cars. Residents of New York, Chicago or San Francisco who trade in and sell their vehicles on Carvana’s platform will receive $250 in Lyft credit along with a three months of free membership in Lyft’s monthly subscription service Pink.
Eric WalzNov 07, 2019 10:45 AM PT
Automaker Volvo Cars is utilizing blockchain technology in an effort to ensure that raw materials for its EV batteries are sustainably sourced. The automaker will become the first carmaker to implement global traceability of cobalt used in its EV batteries by applying blockchain technology.
FutureCar Staff Nov 06, 2019 7:00 PM PT
Tesla plans to unveil its new electric pickup truck, which Muck calls a "cybertruck," on Nov. 21 in Los Angeles near the SpaceX rocket factory, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk tweeted on Wednesday.
FutureCar Staff Nov 06, 2019 1:10 PM PT
Nvidia revealed its brand new AI-powered processor today with enough computing power for the next generation AI-powered autonomous vehicles, delivery robots or drones. NVIDIA says the Jetson Xavier NX is the world's smallest AI supercomputer.
Eric WalzNov 06, 2019 10:30 AM PT
DENSO, one of the world’s biggest automotive component suppliers, announced it led the latest Series A funding round for Metawave Corporation, a Silicon Valley-based automotive startup developing radar for autonomous driving and wireless solutions for the deployment of 5G cellular networks.
Eric WalzNov 05, 2019 3:45 PM PT
Chinese electric car startup Nio is partnering with Intel’s autonomous driving subsidiary Mobileye to develop self-driving vehicles for the consumer market in China and eventually to other overseas markets.
Eric WalzNov 05, 2019 10:05 AM PT
Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. reported a net loss of over $1 billion in the third quarter. While its not as bad as last quarter’s loss of $5.2 billion, the company is still a long way from reaching profitability.
FutureCar Staff Nov 04, 2019 3:45 PM PT
Electric vehicle manufacturer Workhorse Group Inc. is hosting a private event this week for a group of current and prospective customers to unveil the latest test version of its next generation electric delivery vehicle.
Eric WalzNov 04, 2019 1:15 PM PT
Hyundai has envisioned a hydrogen-powered semi-truck that could be on the road as soon as 2023.
Vineeth Joel PatelNov 04, 2019 10:00 AM PT
EV startup Fisker Inc. officially reveals details of the upcoming all-electric Ocean SUV.
Manish KharintaNov 03, 2019 3:00 PM PT
Detroit may be home to the three largest American automakers, but Waymo has plans to make the city a hub for the production of autonomous cars.
Vineeth Joel PatelNov 03, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Ford has divulged some new information about its upcoming Mustang-inspired e-SUV, which will compete with the upcoming Tesla Model Y.
Manish KharintaNov 02, 2019 12:05 PM PT
Being able to see around corners is something multiple companies and researchers have been trying to do for years. MIT has developed a new system that senses shadows to mimic being able to see around corners.
Vineeth Joel PatelNov 02, 2019 6:00 AM PT
The tests will be timed perfectly with the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
Vineeth Joel PatelNov 01, 2019 2:45 PM PT
In preparation for an expected boom in electric car sales in mainland China, Tesla is busy installing EV charging infrastructure to meet demand. This week, Tesla installed its 2,000 Supercharger in China near Shanghai.
Eric WalzNov 01, 2019 11:00 AM PT
General Motors has issued its second largest recall this year, affecting 680,000 SUVs and pickup trucks in the U.S. The recall was issued due to a faulty brake sensor which can lead to unintentional braking, the automaker said on Thursday.
FutureCar Staff Oct 31, 2019 3:30 PM PT
Michigan-based mobility startup Priva Mobility, which provides mobile offices for workers on the go, is testing a new type of “intelligent tire” on its fleet of vehicles in a partnership with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company.
Eric WalzOct 31, 2019 12:00 PM PT
Peugeot owner PSA Group and Fiat Chrysler confirmed they are in talks to merge, creating the world’s fourth-largest automaker, with a value of $50 billion. The PSA board and the Fiat Chrysler board meet on Wednesday, a person familiar with the deal said.
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