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
Feb 06, 2017 4:15 PM WST
German automaker Volkswagen has announced plans to update its existing factories to accommodate for its new Modular Electric Drive kit (MEB) platform that will underpin the majority of its vehicles in the future.
Feb 03, 2017 10:55 AM WST
General Motors and Honda announced plans to invest $42.5 million each into furthering the automakers’ expansion in their fuel-cell partnership.
Feb 02, 2017 5:20 PM WST
Daimler and Uber have partnered to add autonomous vehicles from Mercedes-Benz into the ride-sharing company’s fleet of cars.
Feb 01, 2017 4:39 PM WST
Car2go, a large car-sharing service, has entered the upscale segment by adding the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA and CLA to its fleet of vehicles in North America.
Jan 31, 2017 4:38 PM WST
In a response to a question that asked about the possibility of an upgrade path for existing Tesla owners, CEO Elon Musk stated that upgrading older vehicles wasn’t possible, as the automaker plans to come out with major hardware revisions every year.
Jan 30, 2017 2:05 PM WST
Summary: After Uber’s fleet of autonomous Ford Fusions was kicked out of California, the ridesharing company is back in the state, but its vehicles are being used to gather mapping data and are not driving autonomously.
Jan 28, 2017 9:10 AM WST
Swiss engineering firm ABB announced plans to manufacture a $90 million R&D center in Montreal, Canada that will help create technology for future electric cars.
Jan 27, 2017 1:05 PM WST
In 2015, Amazon filed a patent that covered a method for autonomous vehicles to tackle reversible lanes. The electronic commerce company was recently awarded the patent and hopes to reduce traffic and avoid accidents on highways.
Jan 26, 2017 4:42 PM WST
According to IoTnews, connected car security lacks the standardized framework and specification to protect stored data, the vehicle, and its occupants from being hacked.
Jan 25, 2017 1:10 PM WST
Before Donald Trump was inaugurated, the federal government, under the Obama Administration, announced 10 sites in the U.S. that would be allowed to officially test self-driving vehicles.