Forget about electric cars, e-bikes are expected to rack in 130 million sales between 2020 and 2023.
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 21, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Nvidia announced this week at the company’s GTC technology conference in China that it will provide the transportation industry with access to its NVIDIA DRIVE trained deep neural networks (DNNs) for autonomous vehicle development.
Eric WalzDec 20, 2019 10:30 AM PT
Lucid Motors announced today that customers can now reserve a Lucid Air sedan with a $1,000 deposit. The fully-electric Air sedan is the first model from Lucid and is scheduled to enter production in late 2020. The Air will offer around 400 miles range and can hit 0-60 mph in under 2.5 seconds, producing over 1,000 horsepower from its electric powertrain.
FutureCar Staff Dec 19, 2019 2:45 PM PT
At Nvidia’s GTC Technology Conference in China this week, the chipmaker unveiled its latest NVIDIA DRIVE platform the AGX Orin. Orin is an advanced processor for autonomous vehicles or robots. The Orin SoC integrates NVIDIA’s next-generation GPU architecture and Arm Hercules CPU cores, combined with new deep-learning and computer vision accelerators that can deliver 200 trillion operations per second.
Eric WalzDec 19, 2019 10:55 AM PT
California’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is issuing a new permit that allows self-driving commercial vehicles, including smaller trucks, to test on public roads for the first time.
Eric WalzDec 18, 2019 3:45 PM PT
Computer maker International Business Machines Corp (IBM) announced that it has developed a new electric vehicle battery technology that uses minerals contained in seawater to replace cobalt, an essential mineral used in lithium-ion batteries.
FutureCar Staff Dec 18, 2019 11:00 AM PT
Chinese transportation giant Didi Chuxing, which is considered the “Uber of China”, is partnering with Nvidia on self-driving technology as well as cloud computing. At Nvidia’s GTC technology conference today in China, DiDi announced it will leverage NVIDIA GPUs and AI technology to develop autonomous driving and cloud computing solutions.
Eric WalzDec 17, 2019 8:00 PM PT
Toyota says it plans to first deploy advanced self-driving features in commercial vehicles before adding them to cars built for personal use, a senior official at the Japanese auto major said on Tuesday.
FutureCar Staff Dec 17, 2019 4:10 PM PT
Detroit automaker Ford Motor Co is making a significant investment in two Detroit plants to build the new Ford Bronco SUV and to ready production for the first plug-in hybrid and electric F-150 pickups. The investment will add 3,000 new jobs and supports the company’s expansion into electric and autonomous vehicles.
Eric WalzDec 17, 2019 2:00 PM PT
Mercedes-Benz has released a teaser image of the upcoming all-electric EQA crossover during the online debut of the second generation GLA.
Manish KharintaDec 17, 2019 10:10 AM PT
It looks as though time is running out on a bill to extend the federal electric vehicle tax credit. Automakers, including General Motors and Tesla, as well as congressional aides, said they do not expect the U.S. Congress will extend a $7,500 tax credit for electric vehicles in a year-end spending bill expected to be released later today.
FutureCar Staff Dec 16, 2019 2:45 PM PT
Mercedes Benz parent Daimler’s Chinese joint venture partner Beijing Automobile Group Co Ltd (BAIC) is looking to increase stake in the Stuttgart-based automaker in a bid to become a bigger shareholder than its rival Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely). According to a report from Reuters, BAIC plans to double its stake in Daimler to around 10% and also secure a board seat with the German luxury automaker.
Eric WalzDec 16, 2019 10:50 AM PT
Tesla’s tiers of features, Standard Connectivity and Premium Connectivity, will go into effect at the end of the year and require consumers wanting premium features to fork over $10 a month.
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 16, 2019 9:00 AM PT
a prototype of BMW's upcoming iX2 Electric Crossover was spied for the first time in Sweden.
Manish KharintaDec 15, 2019 1:30 PM PT
A piece of property near Austin-Bergstrom International Airport will become a command center for Ford’s autonomous vehicles in Texas.
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 15, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Over three days, a Level 4 autonomous semi-truck with technology from Plus.ai completed a coast-to-coast delivery from Tulare, California to Quakertown, Pennsylvania. The trip included a full delivery of Land O’ Lakes butter.
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 14, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Tesla knows that owners of the original Roadster have been missing out on decent service, which is why the electric automaker is introducing a “dedicated channel” for owners of the EV.
Vineeth Joel PatelDec 13, 2019 4:05 PM PT
German automaker BMW operates some of the world’s most advanced vehicle production and logistics facilities and the company announced its sharing some of its AI-powered algorithms with the developer community.
Eric WalzDec 13, 2019 11:15 AM PT
U.S. automaker General Motors may transform its luxury Cadillac brand to producing only electric models within the next decade. Steve Carlisle, the head of General Motors Co’s Cadillac luxury division, said on Thursday that a majority and possibly all of the brand’s models would be electric vehicles by 2030.
FutureCar Staff Dec 12, 2019 4:10 PM PT
Another electric vehicle startup headed to CES to unveil a new luxury SUV. Fisker Inc., a Southern California EV company, is announcing that the all-electric Fisker Ocean SUV will make its global public debut at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020 in Las Vegas next month. Fisker also announced today a partnership with Electrify America, a Virginia-based subsidiary of the Volkswagen Group that owns and manages a nationwide network of EV charging stations.
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