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.
May 30, 2017 7:10 AM WST
Qualcomm's Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) technology utilizes wireless inductive charging protocols to transfer power via a small air gap between a charging plate and a car battery located under the vehicle.
May 29, 2017 6:25 AM WST
Only four percent mentioned they would be willing to trust companies like Uber and Lyft to work on self-driving technology.
May 25, 2017 8:05 AM WST
Previously, Toyota was top patent holder in the space. But now, according to Oliver Wyman, a high caliber international consulting firm, that position is being challenged by Google.
May 24, 2017 6:35 AM WST
Scientists avoided the use of graphite in the components and applied “proprietary organic compounds” to stabilize its performance. As a result, the power cell is non-flammable and offers a high temperature combustion threshold.
May 23, 2017 7:30 AM WST
Germany’s move to test self-driving cars is a huge win for automakers based in the region. But are the new laws lax enough to accommodate the development of mature autonomous driving systems?
May 22, 2017 7:50 AM WST
During the Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Conference in California’s Silicon Valley, Next Future Transportation and Globetouch Inc. announced a timely partnership that aims to deliver new solutions to outdated, large-scale systems.
May 21, 2017 8:15 AM WST
The first (and most daunting) step in bringing autonomous driving to far-flung locations in the US is accurate mapping.
May 19, 2017 7:10 AM WST
In addition to reducing traffic, all of the cars that were part of the study lowered fuel consumption by a whopping 40 percent. With legitimate proof that self-driving cars can reduce traffic, automakers could use the study to improve adoption rates and approvals for new autonomous driving regulations.
May 18, 2017 6:30 AM WST
According to statistics from IDTechEx, more than 300,000 self-driving tractors were sold in 2016. Driverless vessels for agricultural projects are wildly successful due to lower barrier-to-entry challenges associated with the units.
May 17, 2017 7:05 AM WST
According to David Muyres of Yanfeng Automotive Interiors, designers must take the possibility of level 6 autonomy into consideration when designing the inside of cutting-edge vehicles. Level 6 is a condition that requires a fully self-driving vehicle to operate without any passengers.