Jul 01, 2020 5:45 PM WST
Self-driving truck startup TuSimple announced today the launch of freight delivery service with some of the world’s leading shipping companies, United Parcel Service (UPS), Penske, U.S. Xpress, and McLane. TuSimple says its the world’s first autonomous freight delivery service.
Jun 30, 2020 10:00 AM WST
The California electric automaker Lucid Motors announced that it has achieved a new benchmark in aerodynamic efficiency for its upcoming electric sedan. The Lucid Air underwent testing at North Carolina’s Windshear automotive wind tunnel and achieved a verified a coefficient of drag (Cd) of just 0.21, making the Air the world's most aero-efficient luxury cars.
Jun 29, 2020 4:15 PM WST
San Francisco-based online auto retailer Shift Technologies said on Monday it plans to go public later this year through a reverse merger with blank-check company Insurance Acquisition Corp. As the coronavirus pandemic keeps car buyers away from dealer showrooms, online car sellers, including Shift, Vroom and Carvana are seeing a big increase in business.
Jun 26, 2020 2:00 PM WST
Waymo is becoming an exclusive partner for the Volvo Car Group and will integrate its self-driving technology stack in Volvo vehicles. Initially, the two companies will work together to integrate an all-new mobility-focused electric vehicle platform for ride hailing services. The electric vehicles will be built by Volvo's new electric brand Polestar.
Jun 25, 2020 9:00 AM WST
Electric automaker Tesla is reportedly planning to build a new battery research and manufacturing facility in the U.S., as part of its secretive "Roadrunner" project, according to documents filed in California.
Jun 24, 2020 11:00 AM WST
Toyota’s latest corporate governance report was released on Wednesday and it revealed that the automaker holds a $293 million stake in ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. Toyota said it held 10.25 million shares valued at 31.15 billion yen ($292.46 million) as of March 30, 2020.
Jun 19, 2020 10:30 AM WST
Ford Motor Co. announced a new feature for the upcoming Mach-E called “Intelligent Range”, which can more accurately predict how many miles the electric SUV can travel before the battery needs to be charged.
Jun 18, 2020 1:10 PM WST
South Korean automaker Kia Motors announced a new partnership with Google Cloud on an AI-based vehicle owners manual, that may one day make the printed or electronic text manuals a thing of the past. The owner's manual is fully-interactive and allows the driver to take a picture of the various controls in their vehicle using a smartphone to learn how each feature works.
Jun 17, 2020 2:30 PM WST
San Francisco-based company Lyft Inc. said on Wednesday that every vehicle on its ride-hailing and rental car platform will be fully-electric by 2030.
Jun 16, 2020 10:00 AM WST
Tesla announced it made a number of improvements to the Long Range Plus Model S and reached the elusive 400-mile range target. The latest version of the Model S sedan achieved an official EPA estimated range of 402 miles, which is 20% higher than the Model S 100D with the same battery pack design.