Jun 07, 2018 11:29 AM WST
The National Transportation Safety Board issued Thursday its preliminary report for the investigation of the fatal, March 23, 2018, crash of a Tesla on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View, California.
Jun 01, 2018 1:41 PM WST
The Information reports that Lyft, the number two ride-hailing company is reportedly close to a deal to buy Motivate, the operator of CitiBike. Sources quoted in the story suggest the acquisition price of $250 million.
May 25, 2018 12:15 PM WST
Last night at Stanford University, some of the brightest minds in the autonomous vehicle industry gathered to talk about the technology, practicality and safety of self-driving cars.
May 21, 2018 2:12 PM WST
Hyundai Mobis, the South Korean auto parts maker, said that it plans to use its new proving ground in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, as a test bed for new technologies, with the goal of becoming a leader in autonomous driving technology.
May 14, 2018 5:47 PM WST
As China readies to end limits on foreign factory ownership, Tesla is looking to expand its footprint into the world’s biggest market for electric vehicles. The California-based electric automaker registered a new company in China—Tesla (Shanghai) Co Ltd.
May 09, 2018 6:11 PM WST
German automaker Audi announced its ambitious goals of selling 800,000 hybrid and electric vehicles by 2025. The company is looking to put the dieselgate scandal behind it and gain ground on electric carmaker Tesla in the premium electric vehicle category.
Apr 30, 2018 5:22 PM WST
Anthony Levandowski, the former Google self-driving car engineer accused of stealing trade secrets related to lidar technology is getting his day in court. Levandowski was a former technical lead at Google, where he oversaw the development of Google first self-driving car before leaving to start autonomous trucking company Otto.
Apr 24, 2018 10:48 AM WST
Amazon, the world’s largest online retailer is launching a delivery option called ‘Amazon Key In-Car’, which turns the trunk of your car into a mobile mailbox, so you can receive your Amazon deliveries when away from home.
Apr 20, 2018 1:11 PM WST
ReVolt Electric Motorbikes is a new company conceived by Alternet Systems, Inc. Florida-based Alternet is applying its portfolio of lithium battery technologies to empower commercially viable, environmentally sustainable alternatives to existing consumer markets. One of those alternatives is a electric motorcycle with retro-styling.
Apr 13, 2018 2:46 PM WST
Volvo Trucks announced its first all-electric truck for commercial use—the Volvo FL Electric. Sales and series production of the new model will start in Europe next year.