Michael Cheng is a legal editor and technical writer with publications for Blackberry ISHN Magazine Houzz and Payment Week. He specializes in technology business and digesting hard data. Outside of work Michael likes to train for marathons spend time with his daughter and explore new places.
Jun 15, 2017 6:50 AM WST
Two million may seem like a huge milestone; but considering it only accounts for a measly 0.2 percent of total passenger vehicles worldwide, EV technology still has a long way to go before it can dominate the auto industry.
Jun 14, 2017 7:10 PM WST
Uber and Airbus are preparing to dominate the flying car sector with strategic partnerships and cutting-edge VTOL aircraft designs.
Jun 14, 2017 6:05 AM WST
Several venture capital firms participated in the round: Emerge, Maniv Mobility and Airbus Ventures. We know that Airbus is developing VTOL-powered flying cars and might be interested in applying this technology to its futuristic fleet of Vahana aircrafts.
Jun 12, 2017 7:15 PM WST
The new EV will have a range of 89 miles, with a DC charging standard. Inside the vehicle, passengers are treated to an infotainment system that is compatible with CarPlay and Android Auto.
Jun 10, 2017 7:25 AM WST
Partnering with Baidu is a huge win for the auto suppliers. Baidu already formed tight alliances with several successful, local auto manufacturers – such as BYD, Chery and BAIC.
Jun 08, 2017 9:05 AM WST
It’s unclear which company (Hyundai Motor Co. or Kia Motors Corp.) will release the car, as the South Korean automaker currently owns both brands. Analysts believe Hyundai is pushing for a long-range EV to make up for weak EV sales in both domestic and international markets.
Jun 07, 2017 8:48 AM WST
This isn’t the first time the two companies collaborated on a massive project. In 2016, Honda called on IBM Watson to improve data gathering processes related to its F1 engines.
Jun 06, 2017 5:35 PM WST
So far, the business is expected to launch a smartphone app that owners can use to communicate with their car and send basic commands. Like Honda Connect, the automaker will also offer vehicle diagnostics capabilities, service reminders and GPS tracking.
Jun 01, 2017 8:10 AM WST
Kalanick promised Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto that autonomous rides would be free to the general public. Unfortunately, this arrangement turned sour. The company began charging passengers for driverless rides.
May 31, 2017 7:30 AM WST
Based on a per-kilowatt-hour analysis, battery prices have decreased from $542 in 2012 to $139 today. Bloomberg analysts expect peak adoption of EVs to start by 2020.