Small block V8s may have helped General Motors become popular, but the American brand is looking toward EVs as the future.
Vineeth Joel PatelSep 28, 2019 7:00 AM PT
As the Trump administration is actively trying to prevent the state of California from setting its own automobile emission standards, the push back from automakers and environmental groups continues. Nine environmental groups sued the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) on Friday over its efforts to strip California of its strict emissions requirements.
FutureCar Staff Sep 27, 2019 5:00 PM PT
Electric truckmaker Bollinger Motors revealed its B1 and B2 electric trucks on Thursday. The Detroit-based EV startup is taking on General Motors, Ford and FCA in the popular truck segment which is no easy task, especially since the company’s trucks are fully-electric.
FutureCar Staff Sep 27, 2019 11:00 AM PT
Amazon continues its push into the automotive space, and soon driver’s of select General Motors vehicles will able to control their infotainment systems using just their voice. On Wednesday, General Motors announced it will enable U.S. owners of 2018 and newer model vehicles to download Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant software to control navigation, streaming media and phones starting next year.
FutureCar Staff Sep 26, 2019 5:45 PM PT
Renesas Electronics Corporation and vision processing technology provider StradVision have announced the joint development of a deep learning-based object recognition solution for smart cameras for use in advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and vision systems for the next-generation of autonomous vehicles.
Eric WalzSep 26, 2019 2:30 PM PT
Ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc and electric vehicle charging site operator EVgo have announced a new agreement to accelerate the electrification of ride-share vehicles across the U.S. Uber and EVgo will focus on supporting Uber’s driver-partners who currently drive electric vehicles with access to EVgo’s public fast charging network.
Eric WalzSep 26, 2019 10:30 AM PT
Los Angeles-based electric vehicle startup Canoo revealed its new electric vehicle that it hopes will change the way people get around. Canoo is also looking to reinventing the traditional car ownership model. The company’s first vehicle, simply called “Canoo” is not for sale, rather it's available only as a monthly subscription.
Eric WalzSep 25, 2019 5:30 PM PT
Ford Motor Co announced today it has selected the city of Austin, Texas as the third launch market for its self-driving vehicles. The Texas city joins Miami-Dade County and Washington, D.C. where the company is testing its driverless cars.
Eric WalzSep 25, 2019 11:30 AM PT
Honda recently unveiled the production version of the 2020 Honda e urban city car at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show.
Manish KharintaSep 25, 2019 8:50 AM PT
The Trump administration has escalated its vehicle emissions feud with the state of California on Tuesday by threatening to withdraw billions of dollars in federal highway funds citing poor air quality in the state.
Eric WalzSep 24, 2019 5:00 PM PT
Electric vehicle startup NIO Inc is realizing just how hard breaking into the EV market can be. Once viewed as a serious rival to Tesla in China, NIO’s stock fell to record lows on Tuesday after the electric automaker reported a significant drop in vehicle sales in its home market.
Eric WalzSep 24, 2019 11:30 AM PT
Electric vehicles are the way forward and Mazda wants to join the electric-vehicle party with a new model that’s set to debut at the Tokyo Auto Show.
Vineeth Joel PatelSep 24, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Volkswagen announced on Monday that a pilot line for small-series battery cell production began operating on Monday at the Volkswagen Group Center of Excellence in Salzgitter, Germany.
Eric WalzSep 23, 2019 4:45 PM PT
Hyundai Motor Group and automotive technology company Aptiv announced today that they will form an autonomous driving joint venture. The new joint venture is the latest partnership between an automaker and a tech company, as automakers race to develop self-driving vehicles and other mobility services.
Eric WalzSep 23, 2019 11:30 AM PT
VW says it will offer the ID.4 and other electric models at affordable prices compared to Tesla.
Manish KharintaSep 23, 2019 9:00 AM PT
Ohio, Michigan, and Virginia have received grant funding to advance research and testing of technology surrounding autonomous vehicles.
Vineeth Joel PatelSep 23, 2019 5:00 AM PT
The German automaker partnered with scooter specialist micro to usher Mercedes into the new era of transportation.
Vineeth Joel PatelSep 22, 2019 6:00 AM PT
The Texas city joins Pittsburgh, Toronto, and San Francisco as locations where the ride-hailing company is testing its autonomous cars.
Vineeth Joel PatelSep 21, 2019 6:00 AM PT
Volkswagen is already working on introducing a new EV crossover aimed at the American market
Manish KharintaSep 20, 2019 7:00 AM PT
The National Association of City Transportation officials revealed a new city-planning guide for urban areas that are preparing for autonomous cars.
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