Global automakers including Toyota, tech companies working on autonomous mobility, and other stakeholders have joined together to form a coalition called PAVE, which stands for “partners for automated vehicle education”. The coalition launched the first ever campaign to inform the public about the potential of self-driving technology.
Eric Walz2019-01-07 17:48 PT
Hyundai Motor Group, which includes automotive brands Hyundai and Kia, today announced its long-term roadmap called ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ plan, as the company reaffirms its commitment to accelerate the development of hydrogen fuel-cell technologies.
FutureCar Staff 2018-12-11 12:40 PT
Mercedes Benz has announced that its new GLC F-Cell, the company’s first hydrogen powered vehicle, is available for customers to lease in Europe. Drivers in Germany can now lease the GLC for 799 euros ($917) a month.
FutureCar Staff 2018-10-15 16:34 PT
Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp has announced it intends to triple its vehicle offerings in China by 2030. The automaker is planning to to ramp up production in China to 3.5 million vehicles annually by then, in a renewed push to make up lost ground in the world’s biggest auto market.
Eric Walz2018-08-28 16:54 PT
Uber’s struggling self-driving program is about to get some new life, thanks to a $500 million investment from Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp. On Monday, Reuters reported that Toyota and Uber will work together on the development of self-driving cars, citing sources familiar with the matter. The equity investment will help advance both Toyota and Uber’s autonomous driving technology.
Jeremy Carlton2018-08-27 15:57 PT
Two major auto trade groups on Wednesday warned the Trump administration that imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles would cost hundreds of thousands of auto industry jobs, dramatically hike prices on vehicles and threaten investment in self-driving technology.
Eric Walz2018-06-27 14:42 PT
Toyota is investing $1 billion in Singapore’s Grab Holdings Inc., valuing the Southeast Asia’s largest ride-hailing service at just over $10 billion.
Paul Young2018-06-13 13:59 PT
The Trump administration continues to target the automotive industry—this time it’s imported cars. President Trump reportedly wants to require imported automobiles to meet stricter environmental standards than U.S. automakers are subjected to, in order to protect them from competition.
Eric Walz2018-04-06 16:19 PT
DENSO Corporation, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, today announced it has developed a new standard vision sensor that employs machine learning algorithms that detect pedestrians at night, cyclists, road signs, driving lanes and other road users.
Eric Walz2018-01-29 12:21 PT
Toyota showed off is new vehicle vision technology today at the opening of CES 2018 in Las Vegas. The camera system can detect objects in strong contrasting light, otherwise hidden by bright sunlight or darkness.
Eric Walz2018-01-09 14:58 PT
Global automakers including Toyota, Hyundai, Ford and Mazda are showing off their latest models this weekend at the Silicon Valley Auto Show being held at the San Jose McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.
Eric Walz2018-01-05 17:29 PT
Honda Motor Co is considering developing all solid-state batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) as a growing number of global automakers seek to develop powerful, next-generation car batteries to reduce vehicle emissions, Reuters has reported.
Eric Walz2017-12-22 10:25 PT
With China and India planning to move towards only allowing electric vehicles to be sold in the countries, Toyota is on track to introduce EVs in both locations from 2020, as the Japanese automaker looks to claw its way back into the electrified segment.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-25 12:15 PT
Renesas Electronics Corporation, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced that its automotive technology will drive Toyota’s autonomous vehicles, which are currently under development and scheduled for commercial launch in 2020.
Eric Walz2017-10-31 16:14 PT
Toyota Research Institute has signed an agreement with GoMentum Station, a 5,000 acre autonomous vehicle proving grounds located in Concord, California.
Eric Walz2017-10-30 17:18 PT
Oct 6th, 2017 News of the Day
Lydia2017-10-06 17:00 PT
In order to keep up with demand for electric vehicles around the world, Mazda recently announced plans to electrify all of its models after 2030.
Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-24 10:00 PT
Autonomous vehicle technology company Nauto, whose artificial intelligence-powered system and data platform is helping improve fleet safety and informing the development of self-driving technology, closed a $159 million Series B financing round, led by a subsidiary of SoftBank Group Corp. and Greylock Partners.
Eric Walz2017-07-31 16:25 PT
The Kymeta Corporation has been showing off a “connected car of the future.” The company is using a specialized roof-mounted satellite receiver that looks like a small flat dinner plate, which offers more connectivity without the need to create a network on the ground like 4G technology.
Eric Walz2017-07-17 15:37 PT
The 2018 Toyota Camry will be the first Toyota vehicle on the market with Automotive Grade Linux (AGL) based system in the United States. The code and application framework for Toyota’s in-vehicle platform will be open source.
Eric Walz2017-05-31 10:24 PT
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