Vineeth Joel Patel
Joel Patel has been covering all aspects of the automotive industry for four years as an editor and freelance writer for various websites. When it comes to cars, he enjoys covering the merger between technology and cars. In his spare time, Joel likes to watch baseball, work on his car, and try new foods
Mar 01, 2017 2:15 PM WST
The UK government has laid out a few rules for autonomous cars in a new bill called the Vehicle Technology and Aviation Bill. The bill outlines how insurance companies will need to offer two different types of insurance plans for drivers and other rules surrounding self-driving vehicles.
Feb 28, 2017 1:15 PM WST
Embark, a company that develops self-driving tech for commercial use, unveiled its autonomous tractor-trailer to the public last week. With the launch of its self-driving semi-truck, Embark looks to take on Uber-owned Otto in an emerging segment.
Feb 27, 2017 1:30 PM WST
In a lawsuit filed earlier this month, Waymo claims a former employee, Anthony Levandowski, downloaded 14,000 technical files and used the information to start an autonomous truck startup, Otto, which Uber owns.
Feb 24, 2017 1:15 PM WST
TetraVue, a California-based technology company that is working on engineer tech for autonomous cars, received $10 million from various technology companies to give self-driving cars better eyesight.
Feb 23, 2017 3:00 PM WST
General Motor’s car-sharing service, Maven, will benefit from over 100 Chevrolet Bolts that will be added to the company’s fleet in Los Angeles, CA.
Feb 21, 2017 6:30 PM WST
At the Canadian International Auto Show, Aston Martin CEO Dr. Andy Palmer revealed that the automaker would reveal an autonomous car in the near future, but would be focusing its efforts on cybersecurity before doing so.
Feb 19, 2017 12:30 PM WST
Various technology firms including Intel, Uber, and IoT provider Aeris, have formed an alliance to ensure that connected cars of the future are secure.
Feb 15, 2017 7:30 PM WST
Ride-hailing app Uber and car-sharing service Zipcar announced a partnership where Zipcar would offer its vehicles Uber drivers. The deal is currently only available to drivers in Boston, MA, but could expand to other cities in the United States.
Feb 14, 2017 3:15 PM WST
Last week, Ford announces plans to invest $1 billion, which will be doled out over a five-year period, to an artifical intelligence startup called Argo AI.
Feb 12, 2017 11:15 AM WST
In a lengthy report put out by the GHSA, the administration warns states of the pitfalls of having autonomous cars sharing the road with conventional vehicles.