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Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars

Automakers have long focused on getting drivers to sit tight and pay attention to the road. Now, as the industry moves to self-driving cars and drivers become passengers, they face a new cha...

Automakers eye VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars

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Awake at the wheel: Automakers tap VR to banish boredom in autonomous cars Audi, Nissan and other car makers are banking on talking cartoon characters and other virtual reality experiences to keep drivers and other occupants...
13:32, 06/14/2019

Autonomous cars: When will our cars finally really drive us? For years we have been talking about autonomous, self-driving vehicles. Yet we don't see them on the streets. But be patient, even if you can't see t...
18:32, 07/17/2019

Autonomous Technology Is Changing the Way Cars Look By now it’s pretty clear that, despite what the Silicon Valley startups have told you, fully self-driving cars and taxi cabs are not just one or two ...
19:00, 07/24/2019

There Are Fully Autonomous Cars in Cyberpunk 2077 The newest Cyberpunk 2077 game trailer dropped over the weekend, which featured John Wick himself and a promised launch date of April 16, 2020. It al...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Hitting the Books: Autonomous cars will do more than drive you around Welcome, dear readers, to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for ...
19:00, 05/11/2019

Automakers to Trump: Cars are not a national security threat If the negotiation had taken place at a car dealership, it would have ended with the customer walking away — without the keys to a new vehicle in han...
17:16, 05/18/2019

European automakers tell governments they must help sell electric cars Europe's carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery...
15:48, 09/11/2019

Riders want autonomous cars that drive like humans, not machines Autonomous cars may very well be our future, but we’re not there yet. Not only is the technology lacking, but many would-be passengers just don...
03:48, 07/06/2019

Outsight's 3D camera for autonomous cars can identify clothing and ice Outsight, a new company co-founded by former Withings CEO Cedric Hutchings, has unveiled a self-driving car camera with new types of sensing powers. ...
16:16, 09/17/2019

Are semi-autonomous systems making cars safer? V60 simulates undertaking the ‘fake’ Fiesta on the motorway but the Fiesta moves into the lane at the last moment and the AEB-equipped V60, like many...
09:00, 05/18/2019

Ford, VW join forces on electric, autonomous cars Ford and Volkswagen joined forces to develop autonomous and electric cars on Friday and said they are looking at other areas of cooperation, deepenin...
14:32, 07/12/2019

BMW and Mercedes partner up on autonomous cars for 2024 launch News 4 Jul, 2019 BMW and Mercedes sign contract to develop Level 4 automated highway driving systems; geofenced self-driving cars set t...
16:16, 07/04/2019

Near miss data highlights pitfalls of autonomous cars News 9 Sep, 2019 Ford uses near miss data to identify common issues at junctions which could pose a risk when autonomous cars are in us...
17:48, 09/09/2019

It's Time to Give Semi-Autonomous Cars a Driving Test We live, my friends, in a world of anarchy. Chaos reigns over our streets. We live in a society that tolerates half-demented, half-driving barely-rob...
17:32, 06/19/2019

UK and South Korea to work together on electric cars and autonomous tech News 10 Sep, 2019 Memorandum of understanding “will open a new era” between two countries; takes advantage of pre-Brexit trade agreemen...
18:48, 09/10/2019

This Interactive Game Shows How Hard It Is To Make Autonomous Cars As we all know, making cars is hard, to say nothing of making cars that drive themselves, which is exponentially harder. I’d like to think we at Jalo...
03:00, 09/11/2019

Cruise is testing emergency vehicle detection for autonomous cars Autonomous vehicle company Cruise is testing the use of computer vision and sound detection AI to detect and respond to the presence of emergency veh...
20:32, 06/28/2019

UK to develop 'world-leading' safety standard for autonomous cars Government hopes new standards, revealed at the opening of a new self-driving test site, will be adopted worldwide The UK Government is developing ...
13:32, 09/04/2019

Volkswagen and Ford Are Teaming Up Massively on Electric and Autonomous Cars The game of catch-up gets going for real, Daimler isn’t doing so hot, and diesels are definitely not having a moment. All that and more in the Mornin...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Volkswagen's Trying to Solve the Problem of Motion Sickness in Autonomous Cars Self-driving cars aren’t nearly as close as some automakers or tech companies would like the rest of the world to think, but, while we’re all thinkin...
21:32, 05/29/2019

Colorado joins California in requiring automakers to sell more electric cars Colorado has become the 11th state to adopt California's zero-emission-vehicle mandate forcing automakers to sell more electric cars in the stat...
18:48, 08/26/2019

Automakers to equip nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to avoid deaths of children in hot cars Major automakers said on Wednesday they have agreed to equip nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to remind motorists of passengers in the back seat...
20:00, 09/04/2019

Automakers go around Trump to strike deal with California to make cleaner cars Four leading automakers announced Thursday that they struck a deal with California to produce more fuel-efficient cars, in a pushback against Preside...
17:16, 07/25/2019

Luxury automakers from Bugatti to Pagani to debut new cars at Pebble Beach More than a dozen different luxury brands, including Acura, BMW, Bugatti, Mercedes-Benz and Pininfarina, are showing off their latest concept and pro...
00:32, 08/16/2019

Automakers: Technology to fight deaths of kids in hot cars will be standard by 2025 To prevent child hot car deaths, automakers said they will commit to making rear seat reminder systems standard on vehicles sold in the U.S. by 2025....
06:00, 09/05/2019

Baidu’s autonomous cars have driven more than 1 million miles across 13 cities in China During its Create AI conference in Beijing, Baidu announced that its cars have driven more than 1.2 million miles across 13 cities in China.Read More...
12:00, 07/03/2019

Come Celebrate Jason’s Book About Autonomous Cars at Our NYC Launch Party Next Tuesday! Many of you Jalopnik readers—I’d even go so far as to say most of you—seem to be literate. And as you should be, you’re concerned about where you fit...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Don't Let Boredom Get in the Way of Your Goals We all know how exciting it is to start a new habit. Today we’re going to be the type of person who wakes up early! Packs their lunch before work! Go...
20:16, 05/22/2019

Boredom sometimes holds the key for Madison Madison Keys dispatched Katerina Siniakova to reach the quarter-finals of the French Open on Monday before revealing a little-known weapon in a top t...
18:16, 06/03/2019

Create 'Boredom Jars' With Your Kid If you have kids, you know that kids get bored. I solidly believe that it’s good for kids to be bored sometimes, but there are also moments when you ...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Bury’s plight reminds EFL fans not to take boredom and pain for granted | Max Rushden For many fans of lower league sides the best case is nothing happens in the new season, but developments at Gigg Lane show us that our clubs may not ...
16:00, 08/02/2019

How To Use Magic To Banish Energy Vampires When we are pushed to out limits by others, our bodies get depleted as our auric field is consumed with energy that’s not our own. Our magic, intuiti...
11:00, 06/22/2019

| Why these Boks should banish Brighton ghosts Just one starter in common with the infamous 2015 side against Japan is a reassuring feature of the latest Springbok XV for Friday in Saitama, writes...
16:00, 09/03/2019

Federer can banish Wimbledon memories - and it'd be his sweetest win "Roger Federer has had time to reflect on his Wimbledon agony. He is aiming for a sixth US Open title, but how significant a win would it be if he we...
13:48, 08/26/2019

Costa Rica national soccer team coach quits over boredom: 'I didn't know it was so hard' The Costa Rican men’s national soccer team manager Gustavo Matosas announced Wednesday he is taking his ball and going home after less than a year on...
17:00, 09/05/2019

Banish Wires With Anker's Newest True Wireless Earbuds, Now Just $45 Anker just keeps on iterating on its true wireless earbuds, and now, you can get the new Soundcore Liberty Neos for an all-time low $45, down from th...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Seagull wars: councils spending millions in effort to banish birds Plastic owls, birds of prey and swapping eggs for dummy eggs among methods being usedIt’s not just your chips that are threatened by seagulls at the ...
22:16, 05/20/2019

| Copa offers Chile's Sanchez chance to banish United woes It's been an annus horribilis and a half for Chile's iconic leader Alexis Sanchez, who is known as the "Nino Maravilla" - wonder-kid - in his homelan...
08:48, 06/12/2019

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main n...
00:16, 05/19/2019

Sebastian Vettel battling to banish the demons of last year's German GP horror show and reignite F1 career If Sebastian Vettel needed to recall how and why his stock has fallen in Formula One then his home grand prix might act as an unwanted reminder this ...
16:00, 07/26/2019

'You are not welcome to visit our homelands': Tribe threatens to banish SD governor The Oglala Sioux council demanded that South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem rescind her support for her two bills aimed at Keystone XL pipeline protesters. ...
04:16, 05/03/2019

Two Years and 180 Cars Later, Michigan Man Forced to Sell 20 Cars A Month Has Eight Days To Clear His Lot Roughly two years ago, a Michigan township told retired Ford powertrain dyno-cell technician Ron Dauzet that his 218-car automobile collection did no...
01:32, 08/10/2019

Uber Launches New Program to Get Drivers Who Can't Afford Cars to Drive Cars for Them Uber was once a modest company with modest goals: unleash the power of the free market in a heavily-regulated industry to provide on-demand, convenie...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Electric cars vs hydrogen cars: exclusive real-world analysis News 28 Aug, 2019 Transport for London and the Metropolitan Police run hydrogen, electric and conventional vehicles – but which are the...
18:48, 08/28/2019

GM Claims Electric Cars Will Be the Same Price As Gas Cars 'A Lot Sooner Than People Think' GM is stepping up the bullish rhetoric on electric cars. During a conference presentation on Sunday, the company’s president, Mark Reuss, said electr...
17:48, 06/06/2019

Cars.com survey finds some of the most American cars in 2019 are mostly Japanese Japanese automakers Honda and Toyota built nine of the top 15 models on the list, which ranks vehicles based on where they are assembled, the origin ...
05:16, 06/26/2019

GTA 5 Online Casino Cars leak: 22 new cars revealed in Grand Theft Auto Online Update DLC Rockstar is rolling out a new update for Grand Theft Auto Online today, and as the update goes online for players, leakers are already starting to sh...
13:16, 07/23/2019

The Ratio Of Demonically-Named Cars To Angelically-Named Cars Is Way Out Of Balance I’m not necessarily suggesting there’s any great theological meaning behind this, but I do feel that it’s worth noting that there are many, many more...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Automakers unite on hot car technology NBC NEWS-Major automakers are uniting to develop technology to combat the problem of hot car deaths. General Motors, Ford, Fiat, Chrysler and Toyota...
05:00, 09/06/2019

Automakers Cut 38,000 Jobs in the Last Six Months and More Are on the Way: Report Things start getting depressing when you count up automakers’ recent job cuts, Dr. Z retires but not before telling Daimler to cut costs, Bosch gets ...
18:16, 05/23/2019

European automakers tell governments they must help sell EVs The industry says a bigger charging infrastructure and subsidies to help boost EV sales are needed to help companies meet stringent new emissions rul...
18:48, 09/12/2019

Toyota, other automakers expand in Africa Faced with stagnant sales in developed economies, automakers including Toyota, Volkswagen, BMW, and Nissan are seeking to break into Africa, consider...
16:16, 08/30/2019

The VW-Ford Partnership Is Going Autonomous Ford and Volkswagen are ready to become partners in autonomy, GM is funneling more money into trucks, and, yes, there’s a hell of a lot more Renault-...
17:16, 06/12/2019

Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases Major automakers on Monday posted higher U.S. new vehicle sales for May, the first increase for 2019 as a strong economy and upbeat consumer sentimen...
20:00, 06/03/2019

To boost sedans, automakers use key feature from SUVs The latest entrants to the all-wheel stable include the Mazda6, Nissan Altima and Toyota Prius. As sales of crossovers, SUVs and pickups grow, automa...
14:48, 05/10/2019

UAW head wants union to share in profits of U.S. automakers The head of the labor union representing most hourly workers at the U.S. automakers struck an adversarial tone on Monday, vowing in likely contentiou...
21:32, 07/15/2019

For automakers, new tech represents 'profit deserts' Consulting firm AlixPartners says return on investments in autonomy and electrification remains a long way off. Meanwhile, headwinds are emerging on ...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Jaguar, BMW and Mercedes have most to lose among automakers in US tariff war The risk of U.S. tariffs on global auto imports and parts has cast a shadow over the worldwide auto market, but some automakers stand to lose more th...
21:32, 07/10/2019

California plan embraced by four automakers had been rejected by EPA The previously unreported detail sheds new light on the months-long battle between between Washington and Sacramento over the mileage rules that auto...
12:32, 08/06/2019

Automakers Rebuke Trump's Planned EPA Rollback A coalition of automakers, composed of Ford, GM, BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan, Subaru and Volkswagen, delivered a letter to the White House on Thursday ...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Automakers near CO2 cliff-edge in electrification race Automakers are using the Frankfurt auto show to debut electric and hybrid cars that will help them to comply with tough new CO2 emissions targets in ...
02:32, 09/11/2019

U.S. to take 'fresh look' at opening automakers' key spectrum band The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in June on launching a new review of a key spectrum band reserved for automakers that could ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Faced with President Trump's tariff threat on Mexico, automakers are planning to delay some vehicle shipments from Mexico, people briefed on the plan...
00:00, 06/05/2019

The potential power of autonomous databases Organisations are at risk of falling behind unless they make the move to automation, according to the majority of respondents to a recent Harvard Bus...
20:32, 08/16/2019

This RAM truck is a sign of (autonomous) things to come A seemingly low-tech feature on a RAM pick-up truck is actually a sign of things to come for those waiting patiently for the autonomous car revolutio...
12:48, 05/15/2019

MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now shapeshift MIT’s fleet of robotic boats has been updated with new capabilities to “shapeshift,” by autonomously disconnecting and reassembling into a variety of...
12:16, 08/29/2019

Everything you need to know to have an intelligent conversation about autonomous vehicles This guide will arm you with an overview of competing views on autonomous cars so you can hold your own in your next conversation about AVs.Read More...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Autonomous boats can target and latch onto each other The city of Amsterdam envisions a future where fleets of autonomous boats cruise its many canals to transport goods and people, collect trash, or sel...
08:32, 06/05/2019

Here's One Way To Fix This Whole Semi-Autonomous Driving Thing Recently, I was driving along Interstate 90 in central New York in a Nissan Altima equipped with the company’s driver assist technology, ProPilot. Th...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Automakers drive rise in industrial robot outlays North American companies, led by automakers, increased spending on industrial robots in the second quarter, even as many businesses remain tight-fist...
18:16, 08/20/2019

Slowdown Review On Cards; Finance Ministry To Automakers The current downturn has hit the Indian automotive market hard and the Finance Ministry assures automotive manufacturers that it will look into the s...
08:00, 08/08/2019

Trump criticizes automakers cool on his mileage plan Last month, Ford, Honda, BMW and Volkswagen reached a voluntary agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, defying Trump and his administrat...
22:16, 08/21/2019

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ‘Herculean task’ While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
18:48, 09/12/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. to take 'fresh look' at opening automakers' key spectrum band The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to vote in June on launching a new review of a key spectrum band reserved for automakers that could ...
03:32, 05/15/2019

SoftBank, Toyota's self-driving car venture to add five more automakers: sources The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor will receive investment from a further five Japanese automakers, two sources fam...
09:00, 06/27/2019

Japanese automakers Toyota, Suzuki to form capital tie-up -NHK Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp plan to form a capital tie-up, public broadcaster NHK reported on Wednesday, saying the d...
12:48, 08/28/2019

Car Sales Down By 20.55 Per Cent In May 2019 As Automakers Try To Control Inventories The wholesale and production numbers in May 2019 have seen a huge drop compared to retail numbers which is the biggest indication that automakers are...
12:00, 06/11/2019

Five automakers back Toyota's and Softbank's self-driving business Tech companies and automakers have been setting differences aside and merging forces in hopes of getting themselves a piece of the self-driving pie a...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Factbox: Investments by automakers in the U.S. and China since Trump came to power Major automakers have announced a slew of investments in the United States since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017 and exerted press...
09:32, 05/21/2019

Automakers turn on style to try to switch SUV fans to electric Mercedes-Benz and Porsche are showcasing curvaceous, high-end electric sports cars at the Frankfurt auto show as part of an industry effort to counte...
13:16, 09/10/2019

Merkel offers to help German automakers with ?Herculean task? While short on specifics, the German chancellor backed efforts to encourage consumers to buy more environmentally friendly products such as EVs fuele...
16:32, 09/12/2019

Automakers warm up to friendly hackers at cybersecurity conference At a conference where hackers can try their hand at picking locks and discover cyber vulnerabilities in a makeshift hospital, they can also endeavor ...
21:17, 08/11/2019

Global automakers tout benefits of free trade As President Donald Trump held his third annual "Made in America Product Showcase" in Washington, "Here for America," an initiative of the Associatio...
12:48, 07/22/2019

Calif. pressures automakers to join CAFE deal Four automakers down and 14 to go. That's the view from California as it leads the charge to pressure additional manufacturers to join a compromise d...
08:00, 08/11/2019

Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong econ...
02:48, 06/04/2019

American Automakers Could Be a Casualty in Trump’s Trade War With Mexico President Donald Trump’s threatened tariffs on imports from Mexico could take a toll on American automakers if and when they go into effect, ec...
20:48, 05/31/2019

Four automakers, California strike compromise on vehicle emissions Ford Motor Co, BMW AG, Volkswagen AG and Honda Motor Co said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California to ado...
15:32, 07/25/2019

PCC, TuSimple launch first autonomous driving certificate TUCSON – Pima Community College and TuSimple, a self-driving truck company, announced Thursday the launch of the first autonomous driving certificate...
22:48, 06/13/2019

Autonomous 'roboats' can assemble into floating structures Autonomous boats might soon do a favor for people who have no intention of charting a course. Researchers at MIT and AMS Institute have developed a ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

India abolishes Kashmir's autonomous status The region, which has seen tensions rise in recent days, is set to lose its special status under new government measures. Kashmir has been claimed by...
17:32, 08/05/2019

A new autonomous delivery vehicle is designed to run like a bicycle In Ann Arbor, Mich., the creators of a new autonomous vehicle have designed their robot to operate on local streets — but more so like a bicycle than...
03:00, 07/27/2019

Why the autonomous future will be dominated by hybrids and electrics The most interesting tech innovations with cars these days tend to fall into two categories. On one hand, driverless car tech is progressing nicely (...
13:16, 05/28/2019

‘Autonomous last mile’ is coming and society needs to prepare We humans have always been held back only by the limits of our imaginations. And this is a good thing. Yet historically, we have tended to eat the fr...
06:32, 06/09/2019

BMW Vision M Next: An autonomous car for people who love driving There's a fear from some that when cars drive themselves, that'll be the end of the joy of driving. Why even get behind the wheel if your v...
15:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. June Sales a Mixed Bag for Automakers; SUVs, Trucks Still Strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
02:48, 07/03/2019

Climate Change Denialists No Longer See Automakers As Allies: Report Most Americans accept the established science that the planet on which we live is rapidly warming due to human activity. Some Americans do not. A sti...
12:32, 07/04/2019

Automakers tremble in Asia as Trump threatens Mexico tariffs Shares of major Asian automakers and suppliers tumbled on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on imports from Mexico ...
09:00, 05/31/2019

UPDATE 3-Major automakers post U.S. higher May new vehicle sales Major automakers on Monday reported better-than-expected U.S. new vehicle sales for May, posting the first monthly increase for 2019 as a strong econ...
23:00, 06/03/2019

Automakers back compromise on U.S. emissions targets, urge deal In a letter to California's governor signed by 17 major automakers, including GM, Toyota and VW, the companies urged a compromise "midway" between Ob...
01:32, 06/07/2019

4 automakers, California agree to new emissions, fuel economy standards Four major automakers have reached an environmental agreement with the state of California, to raise gas mileage and emissions standards -- a move th...
22:00, 07/25/2019

Top Automakers Plan Production Cuts Amid Industry Crisis M&M said on Friday its automotive segment, which makes passenger and commercial vehicles and spare parts, would cut production for 8-14 days at vario...
14:00, 08/09/2019

Disruption, corruption loom over UAW union talks with Big Three Detroit automakers Uncommon issues during this year's talks include technological changes threatening traditional union jobs and an ongoing federal corruption prob...
14:16, 07/23/2019

Automakers wait and worry as opposition to Mexican, other tariffs mounts Even if the Mexican tariffs are scrubbed, automakers are struggling to figure out how to operate under a president who has described himself as the "...
13:32, 06/06/2019

Japan automakers need not worry about U.S. trade talks outcome: Motegi Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said on Tuesday he did not think U.S.-Japan trade talks would result in an outcome that would cause conce...
07:48, 08/27/2019

Five Japanese automakers sign on to SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car...
09:16, 06/28/2019

Automakers, Colorado reach deal on zero-emission vehicle mandate Colorado and major automakers said on Monday they have reached a deal on the state's plan to adopt California's zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) requireme...
02:16, 07/30/2019

BP urges EPA to work with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency BP PLC has urged the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency to keep working with automakers to improve vehicle fuel efficiency as the Trump ...
01:32, 06/20/2019

Five Japanese automakers invest in SoftBank-Toyota self-drive venture Five Japanese automakers including Suzuki Motor and Mazda Motor on Friday said they would each invest 2% in the on-demand, self-driving car service v...
08:16, 06/28/2019

President Trump Is Pissed That Automakers Are Ignoring His Emissions Rollback President Trump is pissed at Ford for siding with California over him, Care by Volvo is in hot water, German automakers team up for autonomous cars, ...
07:48, 08/23/2019

Trump Mexico tariff threat rattles automakers, suppliers Railing against a wave of illegal immigrants across the southern U.S. border, President Trump threatened all goods from Mexico with a 5 percent tarif...
17:32, 05/31/2019

DOJ launches probe of automakers that agreed to California emissions rules The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has launched an antitrust investigation into BMW, Ford, Honda and Volkswagen, the four automakers that came to a v...
01:32, 09/07/2019

Automakers’ cybersecurity concerns accelerating as vehicles become increasingly automated The online magazine Motherboard reported last week that a hacker cracked nearly 30,000 accounts that companies use to manage their commercial fleets ...
00:32, 05/01/2019

South Korea automakers' group urges end to subsidies for Chinese EVs A South Korean automakers' group called on Friday for an end to generous state subsidies for sales of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs), citing a poten...
10:32, 05/03/2019

Automakers to equip most U.S. vehicles with rear-seat occupant warnings Two trade groups representing nearly all automakers said the companies are committing to include audible and visual alerts on U.S. vehicles by the 20...
06:32, 09/05/2019

4 automakers face antitrust probe over Calif. emissions pact In July, Ford, BMW, Volkswagen and Honda reached a deal to adopt fuel economy standards that were lower than Obama-era rules but higher than a 2018 W...
17:16, 09/06/2019

UPDATE 2-Brazil automakers fret about cheap imports from Mexico Automakers in Brazil warned on Tuesday of the threat from cheap imported cars from Mexico, as the end of a cap on bilateral trade in the sector prese...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Automakers to install rear seat reminders to stop hot car deaths in U.S. Major automakers said on Wednesday they have agreed to equip nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to remind motorists of passengers in the back seat...
10:00, 09/05/2019

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Sides With Automakers In Fuel Economy Battle In the ongoing battle between the Trump Administration and seemingly everyone else over the future of fuel economy standards, the U.S. Chamber of Com...
03:48, 08/31/2019

Senator takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris asked the Justice Department's inspector general to investigate the antitrust division's decision to ...
05:32, 09/14/2019

Brazilian lithium producer Sigma in talks with Tesla, other automakers Brazil-based lithium startup Sigma Lithium Resources Corp has held talks with Tesla Inc and other automakers about supplying the key battery ingredie...
21:32, 09/12/2019

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Volvo and Uber unveil autonomous production XC90 Volvo’s self-driving ready XC90 is ready for deployment in Uber’s future driverless ridesharing service Volvo has presented the fruits of its ongoin...
09:16, 06/13/2019

Florida's Potentially Deadly Autonomous Car Experiment Is Just Beginning On June 13, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law new legislation that opens the door to fully autonomous vehicles in a way no other state ha...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Apple bought autonomous vehicle start-up Drive.ai The purchase confirms Apple's continued interest in self-driving car software, and it will bolster Apple's engineering ranks with additiona...
05:16, 06/26/2019

The Air Force's New Robot Can Fly Any Plane and Turn It Into an Autonomous Drone Unmanned aircraft are the future of military aviation, minimizing the risks to human pilots during dangerous missions and hazardous operations. Auton...
19:48, 08/22/2019

China's Neolix to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi, UAE China's Neolix has signed a preliminary agreement with Middle East e-commerce company noon to trial autonomous vehicles in Saudi Arabia and the Unite...
14:32, 07/23/2019

Israel's Cortica teams with Toyota, BMW in autonomous AI car tech Israeli high-tech firm Cortica has partnered with some leading players in the automotive industry to form an artificial intelligence venture for auto...
05:00, 09/04/2019

A new autonomous delivery vehicle is designed to operate like a bicycle In Ann Arbor, Mich., the creators of a new autonomous vehicle have designed their robot to operate on local streets — but more so like a bicycle than...
21:16, 07/25/2019

The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Would Turn Sidewalks Into Cages If It Could The challenges facing autonomous car companies are generally separated into two categories: getting the technology to work and getting society to acc...
19:32, 08/02/2019

Ford, Volkswagen To Collaborate For Building EVs And Autonomous Tech Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG today announced that they are expanding their global alliance to include electric vehicles - and will collaborat...
22:16, 07/12/2019

Volocopter reveals its first commercial autonomous flying taxi Just yesterday we said flying taxis may be a reality in the not-too-distant future. Today, Volocopter revealed its first commercial air taxi, the Vol...
04:16, 08/22/2019

US government quietly kills autonomous vehicle committee The Department of Transportation's Advisory Committee on Automation in Transportation (ACAT) hasn't been active since it was formed in 2017...
15:32, 08/10/2019

Fleet of Autonomous Boats Can Now Shapeshift, Which Is Nice, For Science In news that certainly doesn’t spell our doom, MIT’s fleet of autonomous boats can now break apart and reform into new configurations on their own. G...
20:48, 08/30/2019

Ex-Google Engineer Charged With Theft Of Autonomous Car Secrets A former Google engineer was hit with criminal charges Tuesday alleging he stole trade secrets from the technology giant's self-driving car project b...
03:16, 08/28/2019

Luminar's cheap LiDAR could be a big boost for autonomous vehicles LiDAR (laser pulse-based radar) is an essential component of autonomous driving, as it's what vehicles use to detect obstacles like other cars o...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Didi announces autonomous taxi pilot for Shanghai Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi is launching a self-driving taxi service in Shanghai, after spinning out its driverless car business as a standalone ...
07:16, 08/31/2019

Aston Martin says it's ready for shared autonomous mobility Aston's chief planning officer says its future model line-up will allow it to be on the front foot with urban mobility solutions Aston Martin and La...
17:16, 07/10/2019

Oracle sees autonomous database as a ‘game-changer’ Oracle sees autonomous capabilities of its database as a ‘game-changer’ not only to its future growth but also for the enterprise secto...
13:32, 08/20/2019

Having an ethical framework is the best way to mitigate risks in autonomous technology Many technology professionals bristle at the word ethics as an intangible topic more likely to show up as a required training course than part of dai...
14:16, 06/09/2019

Students driving autonomous vehicles toward safer future TUCSON – A group of college students from around the country used their summer to help drive autonomous vehicles toward a safer future. The stu...
22:00, 08/07/2019

Rio Tinto to buy autonomous mining truck fleet from Caterpillar Rio Tinto has agreed to buy a fleet of autonomous trucks and other mining equipment from Caterpillar for its new Koodaideri iron ore mine in Western...
03:48, 05/07/2019

Autonomous weapons that kill must be banned, insists UN chief UN Secretary-General António Guterres urged artificial intelligence (AI) experts meeting in Geneva on Monday to push ahead with their work to restric...
22:32, 04/28/2019

Sales Slumps In China, India Clobber Automakers Banking On Asia Hit by a slowing economy, the US-China trade war and the chaotic implementation of new emission rules, vehicle sales logged a 12th straight month of ...
19:32, 08/01/2019

U.S. Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decisi...
20:32, 09/13/2019

By cutting deals with California and Colorado, automakers sidestep Trump administration Colorado became the second state in a week to reach its own agreement with four key automakers setting guidelines for the sale of zero-emissions vehi...
02:16, 07/31/2019

Trump fumes over California emissions deal with car companies, DOJ investigates automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now with BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, storied antitrust division is acting like Trump’s petty enforcer: Our vi...
07:32, 09/13/2019

US automakers face looming union deadline: Here's what could make UAW strike Saturday If a strike does occur, here are the likely issues that contributed to the sides walking away from the table and union members heading for the picket...
19:32, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Automakers to install rear seat reminders to stop hot car deaths in U.S. Major automakers said on Wednesday they have agreed to equip nearly all U.S. vehicles with systems to remind motorists of passengers in the back seat...
00:32, 09/05/2019

Trump's Mexico tariffs could cost Detroit automakers billions Detroit automakers face billions in lost profits from tariffs on imports from Mexico announced Thursday by President Donald Trump, said an assessment...
19:16, 05/31/2019

VW's Emissions Scandal Cost Other German Automakers $5.2 Billion in U.S. Sales: Study German cars have a reputation for precision and attention to detail. But only four years ago, they gained another reputation—as liars and cheaters wh...
10:48, 07/30/2019

California, four automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached a voluntary agreement with the state of California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Tru...
18:32, 07/25/2019

Four Automakers Ignore Trump and Reach a Compromise with California Over Emissions Standards The Trump administration’s ongoing battle with California over its ability to set its own auto emissions standards is heating up once again, with the...
17:32, 07/25/2019

Senator Harris takes aim at Trump antitrust probe of automakers over emissions U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration's decisi...
22:00, 09/13/2019

UPDATE 4-Trump's threatened Mexico tariffs could cost automakers billions Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's proposal to slap tariffs on Mexican-made goods could cost its major suppliers $1...
22:16, 06/04/2019

Automakers snub Trump to side with climate crisis, says Obama-era official Companies are considering years of regulatory uncertainty when aligning with California’s mileage standards dealAutomakers pushing back against Donal...
17:16, 08/22/2019

Justice Department opens probe into California's emissions deal with 4 automakers The Justice Department has opened an antitrust investigation into an environmental agreement between California and four major automakers, unnamed so...
23:01, 09/06/2019

17 major automakers call on Trump admin not to freeze emissions requirements In a letter to California Governor Gavin Newsom signed by 17 major automakers including General Motors, Toyota Motor Corp and Volkswagen AG, the comp...
06:16, 06/07/2019

India woos foreign automakers, suppliers to cash in on U.S.-China trade war Amid suggestions that India is late to capitalize on the trade battle between the world's two biggest economies, Indian officials this week met local...
21:48, 08/29/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs Administration officials say Trump could still opt to impose the tariffs by May 18, but believe that after a series of investment announcements by au...
22:48, 05/08/2019

Premium automakers can’t afford the luxury of current business model, analyst says Sales of premium cars probably have peaked globally, threatening the business model of Germany’s luxury automakers, said Philippe Houchois, managing ...
19:16, 05/24/2019

Automakers Demand Tax Cuts, Analysts Slash Forecasts As Sales Plummet Data from Tata Motors and Mahindra & Mahindra, which together account for about two-thirds of the commercial vehicles market, show that sales of truc...
18:01, 09/02/2019

Trump uses Justice as personal enforcer on California emissions deal with automakers From the AT&T-Time Warner merger to BMW, Ford, Honda and VW, antitrust division is rewarding Trump's friends, punishing those who defy him: Our ...
02:48, 09/15/2019

White House nixes automakers' plea for California pact on emissions The White House, after receiving a plea from several automakers for a compromise, said the California Air Resources Board “failed to put forward a pr...
03:00, 06/08/2019

Singapore autonomous shuttle buses to start picking up passengers Operated by local transport company ComfortDelgro, the driverless NUSmart Shuttle sits up to 12 passengers and will run within the National Universit...
13:16, 07/30/2019

Startup Aurora Partners With FCA to Develop Autonomous Commercial Vehicles Earlier this year, Aurora Innovation, a self-driving startup, raised over half a billion dollars from investors. It looks like the company is still d...
17:32, 06/10/2019

China’s Didi Chuxing spins off autonomous driving unit Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing has decided to move more aggressively to develop its technology by spinning out its self-driving car unit.Rea...
22:32, 08/05/2019

Volvo Trucks’ autonomous vehicle is hauling goods in Sweden Volvo Trucks' autonomous vehicle Vera is ready to hit the road. In collaboration with ferry and logistics company DFDS, Vera will begin transpor...
20:00, 06/14/2019

XPRIZE selects winners of autonomous seafloor-mapping competition Enlarge / Part of the winning team's system. (credit: XPRIZE) The winners of the latest XPRIZE competition were announced on Friday. Sponsored by S...
14:16, 06/02/2019

Recogni raises $25 million for power-efficient autonomous car inferencing Autonomous vehicle perception startup Recogni today emerged from stealth with $25 million in venture capital and a pedigreed team of engineers.Read M...
17:48, 07/31/2019

Domino’s will start delivering pizzas via an autonomous robot this fall Domino's plans to start delivering pizzas using an autonomous, unmanned vehicle. The announcement is the latest example of technology companies using...
23:00, 06/17/2019

Volvo solves autonomous revenue riddle with package deals Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo's first commercial autonomous truck deal shows how it is bundling services to generate revenue from a technology that is ...
15:32, 07/10/2019

China's Neolix To Conduct Autonomous Vehicles Trials In Saudi, UAE Noon, a joint venture between Saudi Arabia's sovereign Public Investment Fund and Dubai billionaire Mohamed Alabbar, will focus on 'last mile deliver...
00:16, 07/24/2019

Waymo joins Renault, Nissan to build autonomous vehicles Waymo announced Thursday it has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles in France and Japan, along with other countries ...
13:32, 06/20/2019

Oracle launches Autonomous Database Dedicated for enterprise customers Oracle is introducing a private option for its Autonomous Database management service, along with availability of the Oracle Application Express.Read...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Next-gen autonomous cloud capabilities to steal limelight at Oracle OpenWorld More than 60,000 attendees and over 250 exhibitors and speakers from more than 90 countries are expected to take part in the Oracle OpenWorld 2019 ev...
12:00, 09/15/2019

Ford wants this creepy robot to bring its autonomous deliveries to your door Autonomous deliveries and self-driving vehicles may be the future, but there are still a few gaps that need to be addressed -- namely that it's ...
13:16, 05/22/2019

Bestmile raises $16.5 million to optimize autonomous vehicle fleets Bestmile raised $16.5 million in venture capital as the startup continues expansion of a platform that manages autonomous and human-driven vehicles.R...
15:16, 08/28/2019

Generate a return on data capital with autonomous database capabilities Non-autonomous databases are forcing large enterprises to hold back their ability to generate a return on data capital, an Oracle big data strategist...
07:17, 09/17/2019

Oracle’s autonomous database provides an added edge to performance and cost Companies are beginning to move business-critical workloads to the cloud. So, it is critical to understand the options that are in the market when it...
00:32, 09/17/2019

Waymo Calls On NHTSA To Scrap Standards For Autonomous Vehicles Waymo is tired of impossible standards, the trade war might kill the planet, and Toyota is making global moves. All this and more in The Morning Shif...
20:48, 08/30/2019

Oracle extends its autonomous capabilities to Linux operating system Oracle has extended its autonomous capabilities to the Linux operating system and it is offered free of cost to its paying cloud customers in a bid t...
07:17, 09/17/2019

Domino's Will Start Delivering Pizzas via an Autonomous Robot This Fall For months now, the robotics company Nuro has been using electric, self-driving vehicles to deliver groceries to Kroger customers in Phoenix and Hous...
15:16, 06/18/2019

DoorDash eyes autonomous food delivery with latest acquisition It's no secret that DoorDash wants to deliver your food with autonomous vehicles. Early this year it partnered with GM to test deliveries via se...
17:16, 08/21/2019

Citroen’s futuristic autonomous EV concept is designed for long trips Last February, Citroen introduced its Ami One, a tiny electric vehicle (EV) meant to replace bikes and scooters. It was envisioned as a way to make s...
17:48, 05/14/2019

DoorDash acquires autonomous tech company Scotty Labs "Our core belief at Scotty has always been that Autonomy + Remote Assistance will be the future of logistics," Scotty Labs CEO Tobenna Arodiogbu wrot...
22:16, 08/21/2019

Via partners with BusBot to launch autonomous bus trial in New South Wales Ride-sharing startup Via will launch a driverless shuttle program in New South Wales, Australia, in partnership with local bus operator Busways.Read ...
01:32, 07/12/2019

Waymo firms up plans for autonomous car assembly plant in Detroit Waymo will lease an American Axle factory in Detroit, where it will integrate self-driving systems onto vehicles provided by Fiat Chrysler and Jaguar...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trum...
01:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-Top Indian automakers plan production cuts amid industry crisis Indian automakers Tata Motors Ltd and Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M) said on Friday they would cut production at some plants in response to slowing ...
11:32, 08/09/2019

Headlight Ratings Continue to Show How Automakers Price People Out of Basic Safety The looks of a car model vary, sometimes slightly and sometimes significantly, between trims. A lot of that variance comes in terms of interior featu...
00:00, 06/26/2019

Foreign automakers Mitsubishi, VW, Mercedes challenge Detroit in growing US pickup market Most of the new entrants will target the midsize truck market which is expected to be one of the fastest growing segments in the U.S. between now and...
21:00, 04/30/2019

Automakers expect White House to delay decision on auto tariffs: sources Automakers expect U.S. President Donald Trump to delay a decision due next week on whether to impose steep tariffs on imported cars and auto parts on...
02:00, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 4-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effo...
23:48, 07/25/2019

Japanese automakers' sales fall in South Korea amid consumer boycott Japanese automakers posted sharper sales falls in South Korea in August, industry data showed on Wednesday, hit by a consumer boycott of Japanese veh...
13:00, 09/04/2019

UPDATE 5-California, 4 automakers defy Trump, agree to tighten emissions rules Four major automakers said on Thursday they have reached an agreement with California on fuel efficiency rules, bypassing a Trump administration effo...
02:00, 07/26/2019

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollutio...
02:32, 06/08/2019

The 2019 Chevy Silverado hints at future autonomous trucks in one specific way Someday, a truck will be more like a rolling, portable workshop than something you actually drive. In many ways, trucks are already heading in that d...
17:00, 06/29/2019

Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals that are expected to invol...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Voyage raises $31 million to commercialize community-focused autonomous taxis Voyage, a self-driving car startup spun-out of online education giant Udacity back in 2017, has raised $31 million in a series B round of funding.Rea...
00:00, 09/13/2019

Jaguar Land Rover Invests In Autonomous Vehicle Manufacturer Voyage The fresh funding will be used bring its technology to commercialisation, grow its team, expand its fleet of G2 self-driving cars, and introduce its ...
22:02, 09/13/2019

Mercedes-Benz reveals “world's first” autonomous valet parking system Daimler and Bosch have created a smartphone-operated driverless parking garage in Stuttgart, Germany German authorities have granted approval for a ...
15:32, 07/23/2019

The New Nissan Skyline Is a Japan-Only Q50 with the GT-R’s Face, Advanced Semi-Autonomous Tech Waking up to news of a “new Skyline” is ordinarily reason to scream, but not so fast. This isn’t a return of the straight-six powered, rear-wheel dri...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Domino’s Pizza to test unmanned, autonomous vehicles for deliveries in Texas In the near future, a driverless, autonomous vehicle might be responsible for your next pizza delivery. On Monday, Domino’s Pizza announced tha...
10:16, 06/18/2019

SoftBank, Toyota autonomous car venture to launch in Southeast Asia next year The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
13:16, 06/11/2019

Apple Buys Self-Driving Car Startup Drive.ai in Sign It's Not Through With Autonomous Vehicles Apple appeared to be pulling back from the autonomous car business when it dismissed some 200 employees from its Project Titan initiative in January ...
17:00, 06/26/2019

Las Vegas autonomous shuttle crash happened due to lack of manual control Back in 2017, Las Vegas' self-driving shuttle service got into a minor collision after just an hour into its year-long trial. While it truly was...
12:48, 07/12/2019

Meet The Smart Autonomous Flying Phone-Case Camera Drone Selfly is a phone case that doubles as a flying drone camera – featured Kickstarter Every week we scour Kickstarter, Indiegogo and more to find the b...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Oracle adds dedicated Autonomous Database instances, developer tools The updates land as Oracle is seeing more enterprise customers trial the Autonomous Database. With the Autonomous Database, Oracle is looking to auto...
15:48, 06/26/2019

Former GM Europe chief Forster joins autonomous tech firm's board Former GM Europe chief Carl-Peter Forster joined the advisory board of Vayavision, an Israeli developer of AV technology that plans to expand in Euro...
13:32, 05/10/2019

Einride's autonomous truck begins daily delivery test in Sweden Swedish AV startup Einride has begun testing its all-electric delivery truck on a public road in Sweden. As a part of a year-long trial, the Einride ...
12:32, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Major automakers back compromise on U.S. vehicle emissions rules, urge deal A group of major automakers on Thursday backed a compromise on vehicle emissions aimed at heading off a confrontation between California and the Trum...
01:00, 06/07/2019

Japanese automakers tout US-based jobs at all-time high as Trump ramps up trade war Japanese automakers say they generated more than 1.6 million jobs in the U.S. at manufacturing plants, dealerships and suppliers. Of those jobs, more...
17:48, 05/21/2019

Automakers make last-gasp push to stop Trump from rolling back car pollution rules Leading U.S. automakers are making an 11th-hour push to stop the Trump administration from dramatically weakening Obama-era fuel efficiency standards...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Trump's Proposed Rollback of Fuel Efficiency Standards Remains a Total Nightmare for Automakers Trump wants to soften the Obama-era rise in fuel efficiency standards, even though no one else really wants it, including automakers, the state of Ca...
23:48, 07/09/2019

UAW leader charged with embezzling union funds amid contract talks with Detroit automakers The charges come as the union negotiates new contracts with the Detroit automakers and two weeks after federal officials raided the officer's ho...
22:32, 09/12/2019

Automakers warn Trump against emissions freeze, urge California to return to negotiating table Seventeen major automobile manufacturers urged President Donald Trump to establish a national standard for fuel economy and resume talks with Califor...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Automakers trim production as market weakens – but hope to avoid wholesale cuts of a decade ago Industry officials, including General Motors CEO Mary Barra, say they learned critical lessons during the last recession and hope to be more proactiv...
18:00, 08/10/2019

White House poised to rebuff automakers’ plea not to roll back fuel standards The decision to dismantle the Obama-era policy — over the protests of 17 automakers — is likely to pit the Trump administration against California in...
16:48, 06/08/2019

Fiat Chrysler's North America arm announces partnership with autonomous start-up Aurora Aurora, which employs over 200 at offices in Pittsburgh, Palo Alto and San Francisco, is led by CEO Chris Urmson who was one of the pioneers in the a...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Aurora and Fiat Chrysler partner to build commercial autonomous vehicle platforms Self-driving car software startup Aurora said on Sunday it would partner with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms for commercial vehicles.Rea...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Ford and Volkswagen have inked a deal to share technology for electric and autonomous vehicles (F, VW) Ford Motor Company Ford and Volkswagen will collaborate on electric and autonomous vehicle technologies. The new framework will be an extension of ...
02:48, 07/06/2019

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Continental Showcases Autonomous Robo-Taxi With Robo-Taxis, Continental is looking at an emission-free transport which will help pick or drop people which will considerably reduces the need fo...
22:02, 09/13/2019

8 Questions With James Peng of Pony.ai, One of China’s Most Valuable Autonomous Vehicle Startups It’s difficult to unnerve drivers in China, where on any given day roads are filled with innumerable obstacles. Pedestrians walk haphazardly on...
10:32, 07/10/2019

Radical Citroen 19_19 concept envisions autonomous long-distance travel Comfort-focused autonomous EV celebrates 100 years of the French brand Citroen has marked its 100th anniversary with the 19_19 concept, a vision for...
16:16, 05/13/2019

Timeline: Autonomous car pioneer Levandowski faces criminal charges of stealing from Alphabet The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday filed criminal charges against Anthony Levandowski, accusing the former high-ranking Alphabet Inc engineer...
23:48, 08/27/2019

UPDATE 2-Ford, Volkswagen promise details on electric, autonomous vehicle alliance Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Thursday they are expanding their global alliance announced in January with deals expected to involve collabo...
21:32, 07/11/2019

CERN scientists join Zenuity machine learning for autonomous vehicles initiative Zenuity, a joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv, today said it plans to work with CERN to speed machine learning for autonomous vehicles.Read More...
03:16, 08/30/2019

Volvo’s Vera autonomous trucks will transport DFDS goods on public roads Volvo has announced a commercial first for its autonomous Vera trucks -- a partnership with logistics company DFDS to transport goods on public roads...
17:00, 06/13/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are hitting the street Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.   ...
21:48, 06/27/2019

VW, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech - source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperatio...
18:48, 07/05/2019

First stop Southeast Asia: SoftBank, Toyota's autonomous car venture heads overseas The self-driving car joint venture of SoftBank Corp and Toyota Motor plans to begin operating in Southeast Asia next year, in its first overseas fora...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Amazon’s autonomous robots have started delivering packages in a new location: Southern California After nearly eight months of knowledge-gathering street tests and thousands of successful deliveries, Amazon has announced that its delivery robots h...
23:32, 08/12/2019

Amazon’s re:MARS opening keynote featured autonomous acrobats and Robert Downey Jr. Amazon's re:MARS conference kicked off with a bang. Keynote speakers on the first day included Robert Downey Jr., Boston Dynamics' CEO, and others.Re...
12:00, 06/05/2019

China's Didi Chuxing launches autonomous driving unit as independent company Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Monday it has launched its autonomous driving unit as an independent company that will focus on resea...
13:32, 08/05/2019

VW, Ford Reach Outline Agreement To Share Electric, Autonomous Tech - Report Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperatio...
08:16, 07/08/2019

Postal Service to test autonomous semi trucks for hauling mail across state lines The U.S. Postal Service this month will experiment with self-driving semi-trucks transporting mail between distribution centers in Phoenix and Dallas...
18:48, 05/21/2019

Renault Starts Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab Project To Develop Future Mobility Solutions Renault has initiated a new project, the Paris-Saclay Autonomous Lab to test different smart, autonomous, electric and shared public and private mobi...
00:32, 05/18/2019

Elon says Tesla will field 1M fully autonomous robo-taxis by 2020 – AI experts call BS Elon Musk, the PT Barnum of tech, is currently getting a ration of ridicule from some of the world’s foremost leading AI experts over his ridiculous ...
06:48, 05/09/2019

Volkswagen, Ford reach outline agreement to share electric, autonomous tech: source Ford and Volkswagen have reached an outline agreement to share electric and autonomous car technologies, extending their alliance beyond a cooperat...
19:48, 07/05/2019

THE AI IN TRANSPORTATION REPORT: How automakers can use artificial intelligence to cut costs, open new revenue streams, and adapt to the digital age (TM, LYFT) This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current sub...
08:00, 07/03/2019

Waymo inks driverless car deal with Renault, Nissan to develop autonomous vehicles for France, Japan Waymo has signed a deal with Renault and Nissan to develop self-driving cars and trucks for use in France, Japan and possibly other countries in Asia...
09:00, 06/20/2019

Zipline drones take flight in Ghana, making it world's largest autonomous medical-delivery network On Wednesday, Zipline International — the autonomous medical-delivery service that launched in Rwanda just three years ago — announced it has officia...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Autonomous vehicle pioneer doubles down on technology Tesla CEO Elon Musk calls 'freaking stupid' A pioneer in autonomous driving is doubling down on a self-driving technology called lidar that uses sensors to navigate through traffic, instead of ...
23:16, 05/23/2019

Hong Kong shelves proposed China extradition bill that caused mass riots in the semi-autonomous territory Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has signalled the end of a controversial extradition bill that ignited some of the most violent protests since the former...
05:48, 06/19/2019

Automakers post mixed US June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Automakers post mixed U.S. June sales; SUVs, truck sales stay strong Major automakers on Tuesday posted mixed U.S. sales results for June and the second quarter, with demand still fairly strong for SUVs and pickup truc...
20:16, 07/02/2019

GM Cruise autonomous vehicle unit valued at $19 billion with latest $1.15 billion funding round The valuation comprises over one-third of GM's market value of roughly $54 billion. GM stock is up 25% this year and up over 1% Tuesday morning....
20:32, 05/07/2019

Would you ride Lyft in a self-driving car? Waymo's autonomous minivans are breaking in to ride-sharing Waymo, a subsidiary of Google-parent Alphabet which is developing autonomous vehicles, is now partnering with ride-share firm Lyft.   ...
02:48, 06/28/2019

Oracle announces Oracle Autonomous Linux Billed as the world's first autonomous operating system, Oracle Autonomous Linux provisions itself, scales itself, tunes itself and patches itself wh...
14:48, 09/17/2019

This Is What We Should Be Doing With The Old Cars “I like old cars,” you say to yourself, “you know, the classic ones. But how can ensure they will be around for the future?” Friend, you need some mo...
14:48, 07/23/2019

14 of the best new and used cars for teens U.S. News released their list of the best vehicles for teenage drivers. Check out their picks for the best cars for teens.     &...
16:16, 08/20/2019

8 of the best cars for teens Consumer Reports says the best cars for teen drivers have forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking available.    ...
15:48, 04/30/2019

Ex-Motability cars – should you buy one? News 29 Aug, 2019 Ex-Motability cars are commonplace on the UK used car market but what are the pros and cons when it comes to buying o...
22:48, 08/29/2019

R.I.P. Cars frontman Ric Ocasek As reported by Pitchfork, Ric Ocasek—co-founder and frontman of legendary new wave band The Cars—has been found dead at his home in New York City. No...
10:17, 09/16/2019

How Jaywalking Could Jam Up the Era of Self-Driving Cars “With autonomous vehicles, the technical stuff will get worked out,” a former federal transit official said. “It’s the societal part that’s the most ...
18:32, 08/01/2019

Drive Your Cars You Cowards Here at Jalopnik, we try not to be redundant in the subject matter of our blogs. Redundancy would be boring for us, boring for you, and would eventua...
03:00, 05/21/2019

These 20 vehicles are the most stolen new cars in the U.S. Cars like the Dodge Charger and pickups like the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 are among the most-stolen new vehicles, according to a new study.  &#...
11:32, 08/01/2019

The Hybrid BMW M Cars Are Coming Now that most of BMW’s M cars have enough power to neatly rip your face off, I suppose it’s also time for the automaker to consider how that power is...
23:32, 06/25/2019

The Future Of Hydrogen Cars A decade or so ago, it seemed like hydrogen cars could be the long-range, clean alternative to fossil fuels we were looking for. Batteries didn’t see...
15:32, 09/15/2019

Here Are Some Of The Most Terrible Cars Ever To Win An F1 Race If F1 is the pinnacle of racing, then surely the car that wins an F1 race must be the pinnacle of racing cars, right? Well, neither side of that equa...
22:48, 08/23/2019

Will I Get a Better Deal if I Buy Two Cars From the Same Dealer? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to ...
19:16, 06/21/2019

Top 10 best luxury cars 2019 Luxury cars are not just defined by their cosseting ride, extensive levels of technology and refinement, but the level of prestige they bring. But wh...
00:32, 06/20/2019

Do You Let Other People Drive Your Cars? During the year, the vast majority of my miles are logged in press cars. I have to review a car every week for my other freelance gig. To do that, I ...
23:16, 09/01/2019

Here's Why We Don't Use Gunpowder to Power Cars It’s a thought I am 100 percent certain you have all considered at some point. Guns use a big explosion to shoot a bullet REALLY fast, so why don’t w...
22:00, 07/26/2019

Wash Your Cars, You Cowards Summer is here and all excuses you have for not washing your car (and really, are there even any legitimate ones?) have gone out the window. The sun ...
21:00, 06/25/2019

Top 10 Best Electric Cars 2019 We run down the very best affordable electric city cars, superminis and famliy hatchbacks on sale in Britain today Electric cars are more popular to...
14:00, 05/13/2019

20 of the weirdest cars ever created Car companies have come up with bizarre models and editions of their vehicles throughout the years. Click forward to see 20 of the weirdest ever made...
11:32, 08/01/2019

Reminder: Cars Can't Surf Right now, right outside my window, things are dark and weird and windy, like some big storm is about to hit. Which is because that’s exactly what’s ...
23:00, 09/05/2019

To The Perfect Cars of Da' Sha Ra's Bootin' Up With all of the retrospective gaze of Radwood, it’s easy to think that these teens have perfectly grasped how everyone dressed up their cars and them...
03:00, 05/21/2019

If Angels Were F1 Cars This Is How They'd Sing The Toro Rosso STR1 was the last F1 car to run a V10 engine. While reading firsthand accounts of its soul-stirring shriek on Reddit is fun, listening...
01:00, 06/25/2019

Best 50 cars on sale: Top five showdown Not the best driver's cars, nor the best value for money, just five cars we love Alpine, Porsche, McLaren, BMW and Ford go head-to-head to find the...
12:48, 08/31/2019

Road to regret: the cars we should have kept Some departures left a huge whole in our heart, others just in our bank account... Every car enthusiast’s life is punctuated by motors loved and lo...
11:00, 08/04/2019

Ever-growing cars: why they keep on getting wider The original Porsche 911 had a narrow 1610mm waistline, the new one has gained 242mm The increasing girth of cars over the past several decades ha...
11:00, 08/04/2019

Boring Cars Are Eyesores That story about a man’s fight with his homeowner’s association over his patina’d truck was hardly the first time we’ve reported on a draconian HOA h...
21:32, 05/10/2019

The most-powerful American cars ever Just like the stock market, the neverending American horsepower war has had its ups and downs over the years, but records keep getting broken and the...
01:48, 07/02/2019

BMW M Cars Will Get On-the-Fly Adjustable Braking The BMW M8 and M8 Competition will get a new generation of BMW’s adjustable drive modes. Plenty of cars now come with “comfort” and “sporty” settings...
21:48, 05/09/2019

Best cars for lottery winners Features 12 Sep, 2019 If you won the lottery, what car would you buy? Join us as we explore the mouth-watering options for a newly flus...
23:00, 09/12/2019

Sainz: Not enough top F1 cars for top drivers McLaren driver Carlos Sainz says there aren't "enough good cars to feed all the good drivers in Formula 1", and admits the shortage of title-calibre ...
21:16, 08/26/2019

New Cars 2019: What's coming and when? Going new car shopping this year? Before you do, check out our comprehensive list of the most important cars landing in showrooms in 2019 2019 is se...
22:48, 05/03/2019

What Do You Want To Know About Waymo's Self-Driving Cars? For nearly all intents and purposes, self-driving cars aren’t “here” yet, in the sense that nearly nobody can summon a driverless car to come pick th...
23:00, 09/16/2019

Cute Cars Can Go Fast Too The 1960s were a wild time where anything was possible and unlimited speed potential was at the tip of your fingers. In 1964 Jack Griffith was determ...
05:32, 09/05/2019

'Who cares if cars can spy on you? It's the 21st century after all' Opinion 1 Sep, 2019 We live in an age where everything we own can track us so we shouldn't be surprised that our cars can too, say...
15:16, 09/01/2019

How the UK's top car design college is readying for a new era of cars Your next car starts life here: the RCA is home to the UK's most prestigious car design courses The next generation of car designers will need a fr...
01:48, 07/09/2019

Living in Cars Is Becoming Even More of a Thing in Los Angeles Street-parked RVs, vans and just regular-ass cars being used as residences are common to see in Los Angeles. But as homelessness balloons along with ...
04:00, 07/19/2019

Destination fees on cars are way up: Here’s why Destination fees on three top-selling vehicles – the Chevrolet Silverado, Ford F-Series and Ram pickup – are more than $1,500 apiece. &#...
03:48, 07/29/2019

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Wa...
07:00, 07/08/2019

Pre-registered cars: buying guide Tips & advice 24 Jun, 2019 Pre-registered cars explained: what they are and how they can save you a bundle of cash over a brand-new car...
13:32, 06/24/2019

'PSA is at the forefront of normalising electric cars' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the ...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Matt Prior: How will we tell electric cars apart? The Polestar 1 bucks convention in a way future models won’t Emitting the same electric whirr and offering roughly the same performance, EVs will h...
06:48, 06/28/2019

EU would respond to U.S. tariffs on cars - EU official The European Union would respond with tariffs of its own if the Trump administration imposed tariffs on European car imports, a senior EU trade offic...
17:32, 07/22/2019

Electric cars: All you need to know about the future of motoring Jaguar Land Rover has announced plans to build its new electric vehicle models at its Castle Bromwich plant - joining many other manufacturers in pro...
20:48, 07/05/2019

Why China Is Full of American Cars My plane had only touched down an hour or two earlier and I was quick to get out of my hotel—to find some breakfast, to see the city and to see all o...
03:00, 05/24/2019

Why Europe just boosted 5G over Wi-Fi for connected cars Here's an easy way to understand why European member states shut down an EU effort to mandate Wi-Fi as the car connectivity standard of the future.Re...
20:32, 07/05/2019

Plastic fantastic: the best fibreglass cars Matra Rancho We dive into the moulded world of resin bodywork to recall the memorably cool, quirky and in some cases oddly inspirational creations ...
10:32, 07/21/2019

Comment of the Day: Old German Cars Will Ruin You Today my boss Patrick George wrote about the disaster that was owning his 1984 BMW 733i in New York City. In the story, he suggested that we come up ...
02:32, 05/22/2019

Police cars: the world's best and worst Features 27 Jun, 2019 We delve into the magical world of the Police car, taking in the fastest, most exotic and most inappropriate poli...
05:16, 06/28/2019

Top 10 best affordable sports cars 2019 Owning a sports car need not break the bank – here's our choice for the top 10 affordable sports cars Never has the choice of sports cars at the aff...
17:32, 06/28/2019

Top 10 best super sports cars 2019 McLaren, Porsche, Aston Martin et al are vying to claim the best super sports car accolade. We've tested each of them to determine which is best We ...
17:32, 06/28/2019

Making India Eco-Friendly with CNG Cars Factory fitted CNG cars are safer, cleaner and a fuel efficient alternative. Maruti Suzuki tops the CNG segment in terms of safety. They have the lar...
13:21, 08/12/2019

Ford's Letting Us Down on Electric Cars The Ford Motor Company bravely and ambitiously announced today that it would be launching an all-electric model... based on existing MEB platform arc...
03:32, 07/13/2019

Europeans now burn more palm oil in their cars than they eat Palm oil consumption in the EU jumped by 7 per cent in 2017 because it is increasingly used as a biofuel – driving the destruction of orangutans’ hab...
19:32, 04/28/2019

New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value ...
23:00, 05/21/2019

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75 Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manh...
06:00, 09/16/2019

Ric Ocasek of The Cars: His life in pictures Ric Ocasek of The Cars has died at 75. The band, with hits like “Drive” and “Shake It Up,” was inducted into the Rock and Rol...
05:00, 09/16/2019

Top 5 Upcoming Electric Cars In India With the coming of the Kona Electric, the way ahead for electric mobility has been paved. We list out the top five electric cars which will be launch...
17:00, 07/11/2019

40 electric cars you'll see on the road by 2025 Rimac While electric vehicles aren't posting big sales numbers yet, auto companies are making significant investments in them. Both new and traditio...
10:32, 07/11/2019

Top 15 most-American made cars in 2019 Cars.com’s American-Made Index analyzes a range of factors to determine which new cars and trucks contribute more to the U.S. economy.  &...
17:48, 06/25/2019

BMW will have 25 electrified cars on the road by 2023 At a tech-focused event in Munich, Germany this week, BMW officials have repeated the mantra that they deliver what they promise. Turns out, they als...
17:32, 06/25/2019

The Cars Frontman Ric Ocasek Dead at 75 Music lovers are lighting a candle in honor of legendary rock-star Ric Ocasek. The guitarist and lead singer of the band The Cars has passed away, E...
07:00, 09/16/2019

Here's ZF's New Two-Speed Transmission for Electric Cars Pretty much all mainstream electric cars integrate their electric motors with single-speed, often 10:1-ish gear reductions, mostly because it’s cheap...
09:16, 07/17/2019

Enough with the 'Actually, Electric Cars Pollute More' Bullshit Already I know, I know, dunking on the Wall Street Journal editorial board is a bit like smacking your four-year-old nephew’s would-be jumper out of the air ...
02:48, 04/30/2019

Tencent’s messaging app WeChat now available for cars Drivers will be able to operate the in-car app through voice commands or steering wheel buttons to check unread messages, send new messages, as well ...
08:16, 08/30/2019

GST On Cars, Bikes To Be Brought Down? Here's What Analysts Say While the auto sector dominates the wish-list for now, experts also feel a relief to the salaried taxpayers and further rationalisation of GST rates ...
16:16, 06/14/2019

Used Cars, Not Just Millennials, Likely Behind Auto Slump Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman this week said millennials opting for taxi-hailing services like Uber are a factor for the drop in vehicle sales....
02:32, 09/13/2019

Why Cars Don't Have Those Long Antennas Anymore Have you ever wondered about the length of car antennae? Of course you have—you’re a human being (or advanced AI, or a brain-augmented dolphin) readi...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Yellow Cars Are Back, Praise Be The world is a hellscape, politics is a nightmare, a recession is expected and car sales are slowing but, by God, yellow is back. In a world full of ...
21:00, 08/18/2019

Formula E Wants Its Cars To Be Less Tough So Drivers Won't Hit Each Other As Often One of the perks of a racing series with entirely electric cars is that they barely make a sound, letting anyone around hear exactly what’s happening...
06:32, 08/07/2019

Top 10 Upcoming Cars In Second Half Of 2019 With six months in tow, the auto sector is looking at a brighter 2019 and the plethora of new launches lines are expected to improve the sales moment...
03:00, 05/28/2019

Top 10 best 4x4s and off-road cars 2019 Where we're going, we don't need roads; these ten 4x4s are capable on just about any surface Creating a definitive list of the ‘best’ off-roaders is...
19:16, 06/10/2019

Lucifer's Cars Are Fine but We Fixed Them Lucifer, a wonderful show about a crime-solving devil who’s bored with Hell and living in Los Angeles instead, came back for a fourth season this yea...
11:16, 06/04/2019

The future of Jaguar sports cars Departing Jaguar design boss Ian Callum lays out his blueprint for Jaguar's sporting future - and sketches it for us A key part of the legacy Ian Ca...
04:48, 06/10/2019

Bad Boys For Life Has Got The Good Cars You bet your butts there’s a third Bad Boys movie coming out: Bad Boys For Life. The new trailer that just dropped confirmed, once again, it’s got go...
03:00, 09/05/2019

Trump 'only kidding' about 25% tariffs on EU cars President Trump announced Friday that he had struck a deal with the European Union to put a 25% tariff on its car imports, then followed that by sayi...
02:32, 08/03/2019

Top 10 best hardcore sports cars 2019 Porsche, Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren… they all want to have best hardcore sports car. We've tested them all to determine which one takes the accola...
17:16, 06/14/2019

Toyota cars will now turn themselves off if you forget Toyota cars and SUVs with push-button ignitions will now turn themselves off after being parked for a period of time, even if the driver didn't hit t...
22:00, 06/14/2019

The smart money: PCP deals vs used cars PCPs may rule in showrooms, but buying used is smarter. We've picked second hand alternatives to every kind of new car No one buys new cars any more...
10:16, 08/24/2019

The Californians forced to live in cars and RVs As the state grapples with a housing crisis, thousands of people around the San Francisco Bay Area are sleeping in their vehiclesThe faded, creased p...
10:32, 08/05/2019

Here's Uber's dream of flying cars Uber presented a grandiose vision of flying vehicles whisking people around cities at its annual flying car conference Tuesday in Washington, DC, a d...
15:48, 06/12/2019

Volvo Cars Could Cut Several Hundred Jobs Swedish carmaker Volvo, which is owned by China's Geely, is cutting several hundred jobs, Swedish radio reported on Friday citing sources.The carmake...
13:32, 05/11/2019

All ministerial cars to be electric by 2030 News 13 Jun, 2019 A quarter of the Government Car Service’s vehicles will be fully electric by 2022, with the entire fleet being EV-onl...
06:16, 06/14/2019

Owners name Britain’s best second-hand cars News 11 Sep, 2019 Auto Express’s Driver Power used survey sees the fourth-generation Kia Sportage crowned the best second-hand car on t...
20:16, 09/11/2019

By 2040, more than half of new cars will be electric Electric cars make up only a tiny fraction of the automobiles sold worldwide, but that will change quickly, according to an analysis by Bloomberg New...
15:48, 05/16/2019

Shots Fired Into Apartments, Cars LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Police are investigating after someone fired shots into two apartments and two cars. It happened around 12:30 a.m. Wed...
13:48, 06/19/2019

'PSA is at the forefront of getting electric cars normalised' Opinion 20 Jun, 2019 With the new Peugeot 2008, Steve Fowler thinks PSA is leading the way in making electric cars normalised with the ...
12:48, 06/20/2019

Toyota's New GA-B Platform Is For The Small Cars Toyota launched its highly versatile Toyota New Global Architecture modular platforms in 2015. They underpin both Toyota and Lexus models, and now th...
08:00, 09/07/2019

The unsung designer who put 60M cars on the road Few other designers have been as influential as Giorgetto Giugiaro in shaping modern automobiles. In a career spanning 64 years he has designed some ...
15:48, 08/27/2019

Nissan adamant about its small cars Nissan remains committed to both its Versa subcompact and its Sentra compact, despite the industry trend away from small sedans. And despite its plan...
08:32, 08/13/2019

Some People Can Now Rent Cars Through Lyft, Though We're Not Sure Why They Would Lyft disrupted the taxi space. Then it invented the bus. Then it got into scooters. Now, it’s created a service that’s like Enterprise Rent-A-Car exc...
01:32, 09/08/2019

GM won't deliver self-driving cars by the end of the year after all General Motors and its self-driving car subsidiary Cruise will miss their goal of rolling out driverless cars by the end of the year. According to Fi...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Driverless Cars May Be Coming, but Let’s Not Get Carried Away “We’ve tried to turn down the hype and make people understand how hard this is,” says Gill Pratt, an expert in robotics and head of the Toyota Resear...
22:16, 06/20/2019

'Cuphead' will be available to play in Tesla cars Do you feel the Atari titles in Tesla cars are a little too easy for your parking lot gaming sessions? You're about to get something much harder...
22:48, 06/02/2019

Comment Of The Day: When Cars Cost Even More Than You Think Edition Today the intrepid Aaron Brown shared the epiphany that budget racing is expensive, and we realized that this sport costs a ton of money before you e...
03:00, 09/11/2019

Here's a Sad List of All the Cars About to Go Extinct From the UK's Roads Every time I hear about something like the Audi TT being cancelled and replaced by an electric car, I try to take comfort that all of the good combus...
07:00, 05/25/2019

VW to unveil affordable e-cars in show of new era VW will unveil the core brand’s electric-powered ID.3, the first model in an unprecedented $33 billion push to make battery-powered vehicles for the ...
20:16, 09/09/2019

Rocker Ric Ocasek, the Frontman of The Cars, Has Died at 75 (NEW YORK) — Ric Ocasek, The Cars frontman whose deadpan vocal delivery and lanky, sunglassed look defined a rock era with chart-topping hits l...
13:16, 09/16/2019

China to exempt Tesla cars from 10% purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from its purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday, a ...
23:16, 08/30/2019

I Made The Mistake Of Driving Two Of My Dream Cars The problem with the second one was that it might be cursed. The problem with the first one was that it might be perfect. I finally got to drive two ...
01:48, 09/10/2019

From driverless cars to AI bridges, are we giving up too much control? The cars will be beautiful in a future where AIs are in control and even build instant bridges, but a new exhibition at London's Science Museum asks ...
14:48, 09/01/2019

Event of the week: ‘showcase for astonishing cars’ Swoon over the motor that won the first Italian Grand Prix – and other polished chrome wondersConcours of EleganceWhere Hampton Court Palace When 6-8...
09:32, 08/04/2019

This Volkswagen/Audi Engine Ended Up In The Most Unlikely Mix Of Cars I know there are lots of car engines that got stuffed into pretty much everything: the Iron Duke was shoved into everything from Camaros to mail truc...
16:32, 08/16/2019

Matt Prior: Why pronunciation is a problem for new cars Evija means 'the living one', but only if you say it properly Will people struggle with the name of Lotus' new Evija electric hypercar? It's hard t...
16:00, 08/03/2019

Lowriding custom cars from Cali to Japan Lowriding culture has a Mexican-American heritage and emerged in the '40s and '50s. It was later popularized in music.    ...
19:32, 08/07/2019

TomTom maps out revamp with bet on self-driving cars TomTom now finds itself with several deep-pocketed rivals battling for the future of car navigation, including Apple Inc., Google and Here Technologi...
06:32, 09/05/2019

Volvo XC60 T8 - best plug-in hybrid cars Best cars & vans 15 Aug, 2019 We gave the regular Volvo XC60 a five-star review so the plug-in hybrid T8 version has a great foundation...
14:32, 08/16/2019

100% Of Citroen Cars To Be Electric Or Hybrid By 2025 The number of plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars in the world crossed the 3 million mark at the end of 2017. It went up to 5 million by the end of ...
13:16, 07/22/2019

Mercedes and BMW cars will drive themselves on the autobahn by 2024 BMW and Mercedes started working together on autonomous cars earlier this year, and now they have optimistic plans to deliver them. The automakers an...
20:00, 07/05/2019

This Little Beast Is One Of The Coolest Race Cars You've Never Heard Of I feel confident saying that this is a race car—and a whole race series—you’ve never heard of because Turkish readers make up a pretty small percenta...
05:00, 08/09/2019

The Ultimate Drift Corolla Is Still One Of The Best Rally Cars Around It’s 8/6 day in the rest of the world, and I’m sure you (like me) are spending most of it watching old drift videos. But the most iconic drift car of...
06:32, 08/07/2019

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's ...
17:48, 07/08/2019

Cool cars at the IAA Auto Show in Germany The IAA auto show in Frankfurt Germany is an international platform for the very latest developments in the world of mobility.    ...
04:16, 09/10/2019

The Trailer for Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee Has the Meat Jerry Seinfeld insults a deli worker, Ricky Gervais eats avocado toast, and funny Eddie Murphy returns in the trailer for the upcoming season of Come...
03:32, 07/09/2019

Lamborghini Reminds Itself That It Doesn't Want to Sell Too Many Cars Lamborghini, like many other automakers, has recently seen the effects of the most simple equation in car manufacturing: that making SUVs skyrockets ...
19:00, 07/09/2019

New electric cars 2019/2020: What’s coming and when? Every debut and new model due to arrive this year and next, all in one place Keeping track of every new car and knowing when they’re due to go on sa...
01:00, 08/07/2019

Matt Prior: Where are the compact luxury cars? Luxurious? Yes, but can it squeeze through tiny gaps in traffic? No Space is both one of the main draws, and drawbacks, of a luxury wafter, so do t...
20:00, 08/09/2019

Best lease deals of the week: City cars Easy to park, cheap to run and fizzing with character, these urban runabouts will keep even keen drivers occupied Leasing can be an affordable, prac...
06:00, 09/11/2019

Video: Ranking the best and worst looking F1 cars from 1995 The 1995 Formula 1 season was a key crossover point for car aesthetics, as some clung onto the old-school low nose looks while high pointed versions ...
04:00, 08/10/2019

Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year News 10 Jul, 2019 UK’s million or so company car users will escape Benefit-in-Kind tax if they have an electric car in the 2020/21 fin...
14:00, 07/10/2019

Cars.com decides against selling itself; shares plunge Cars.com said its review resulted in “no actionable bids” for the company. The 10-month process involved 29 “interested, prospective bidders,” the co...
22:32, 08/05/2019

Netflix’s Hyperdrive Drives Cars The Way You're Too Chicken To Chances are, you are an average American driver. Which means you get into your car, back it out of the driveway or garage, go to work/school/the stor...
19:32, 08/02/2019

Air Pollution From Cars Linked to Degenerative Eye Disease The effects of pollution on human health are often subtle yet wide-reaching. Case in point, a new study out Tuesday seems to show that heavy exposure...
17:16, 08/21/2019

The surprising future of driving: cars that spy on your every move All cars could soon be equipped with driving-assistance technology that closely monitors our driving. It could save thousands of lives – if we use it...
17:32, 09/04/2019

We've Got A Diverse Group Of Cars On Track Today. What Do You Want To Know? Today a contingent of Jalopnik staffers are hanging out at New York’s Monticello Motor Club to track test an eclectic batch of cars: a Mustang GT350,...
07:48, 08/23/2019

Despite High Hopes, Self-Driving Cars Are ‘Way in the Future’ Ford and other companies say the industry overestimated the arrival of autonomous vehicles, which still struggle to anticipate what other drivers and...
11:16, 07/17/2019

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75: police Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1980s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at the age of 75, New York ...
05:00, 09/16/2019

ZF Introduces New 2-Speed Transmission For Electric Cars Vehicles with the new 2-speed drive consume less energy, which in turn extends range by up to five percent when compared to a one-speed unit. Shifts ...
19:32, 07/17/2019

Under the skin: How Tesla is making cars think like humans Tesla developed its own processor specifically for neural networking and autonomous driving. It’s called the Full Self-Driving Computer (FSD) Auton...
06:16, 08/26/2019

Seinfeld's Comedians in Cars Season 11 Out Now on Netflix Jerry Seinfeld is back with another batch of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. Season 11 guests include Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen, Ricky Gervais, Matt...
11:48, 07/19/2019

Expect Sexier F1 Cars in 2021, Whatever that Means Formula One will have a different set of rules come its regular overhaul interval of 2021, and we’ve had an idea of what those rules will entail for ...
19:00, 07/19/2019

Tesla owners reportedly got locked out of their cars because the app was down Connected things are wonderful until they fail on you. Numerous Tesla owners allegedly experienced this today as they got locked out of the car becau...
09:00, 09/03/2019

Why Cuba's streets are flooded with classic cars Classic cars fill the streets of Cuba and a trip isn't complete without a ride. Cubans have used their ingenuity to keep these decades-old cars on t...
00:48, 07/22/2019

These 9 cars are about to disappear from dealer lots after being discontinued The Chevrolet Volt, Toyota Prius C and Ford Taurus are among a crop of discontinued cars that are about to disappear from dealer lots.   &...
19:32, 09/02/2019

125 years of Mercedes motorsport: the cars and the stars Features 24 Jul, 2019 From supplying engines in the first motor race, to its current F1 domination, Mercedes has had plenty to celebrat...
16:32, 07/24/2019

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footp...
17:48, 07/22/2019

Volvo recalls more than 500,000 cars due to fire risk Four-cylinder diesel engine's plastic manifold is prone to melting; 69,616 cars are affected in the UK Volvo has recalled 507,000 cars globally, inc...
18:48, 07/22/2019

Three gunned down in parked cars in two Queens shootings Three people were gunned down while they were sitting inside parked cars in two separate incidents in Queens Monday evening, police said. The bloodsh...
13:48, 08/27/2019

James Ruppert: why cash is king for used cars A 2008 Freelander 2.2 TD4 SE is tempting at £5000 Forget your PCPs, HPs and leasing. Get digging behind the sofa cushions and pick a banger Well, ...
15:32, 07/23/2019

Lamborghini debuts exclusive sports cars Lamborghini recently debuted the Aventador SVJ 63 Roadster and the Huracán EVO GT Celebration at Monterey Car Week at Pebble Beach.  ...
14:16, 08/21/2019

How North Korea’s Leader Gets His Luxury Cars Kim Jong-un parades around in Mercedes-Benzes and a Rolls-Royce, despite sanctions intended to keep North Korea from importing luxury goods. We track...
16:32, 07/16/2019

Why do parents forget their children in parked, hot cars? A 2-year-old child was found dead inside a parked car in Kansas on Sunday — marking the ninth such death in the country in the three-week span since ...
03:32, 08/17/2019

Best-prepared cities for electric cars revealed News 12 Sep, 2019 Southampton is the UK city most prepared for electric cars, followed by Brighton & Hove, and Portsmouth, new research...
23:00, 09/12/2019

China will exempt Tesla cars from purchase tax China will exempt Tesla Inc's electric vehicles from purchase tax, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on its website, s...
15:48, 08/30/2019

Toyota won't build cars at UK factory the day after Brexit Japan's Toyota will not build cars at its British factory the day after Britain leaves the European Union as part of plans to handle any disruption ...
12:16, 08/30/2019

Sainz: Difference between F1 teams, cars underestimated Carlos Sainz says Formula 1 teams are "a lot more different than what people imagine", and believes the value of team continuity for a driver is unde...
20:00, 08/17/2019

Ferrari will expand its lineup of road cars, but not too much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual...
03:16, 08/18/2019

Juddering VW Group cars: no end in sight for owners News 31 Jul, 2019 Kangarooing issue with manual 1.5 TSI Evo cars has existed for seven months; VW admits to problem, but doesn’t have a...
05:48, 08/01/2019

Run Through Seven of the Most Beautiful Cars Ferrari Has Made in the Last 60 Years I know it’s fun to rag on Ferrari because it’s a pretentious Italian brand that consistently does dumb and petty shit, but there’s also no doubt that...
19:48, 07/31/2019

Should Lapped Cars Be Able to Fight Leaders for Position? The relative merits of a driver’s ability to unlap himself by fighting for position with the leader of a race has been a pretty hotly debated subject...
19:48, 07/31/2019

Why Carmakers Want You to Stop Buying Cars, Someday Those jumbles of electric scooters piled up on sidewalks in San Francisco, Seattle, Beijing or other digitally minded cities are more than just a mes...
19:32, 07/12/2019

I'm A Sucker For Half-Broken And Unique Cars! What Should I Buy? Anthony has five kiddos and is looking for a cheap car, that can fit all the kids in a pinch. He doesn’t mind fixing things up and prefers something ...
22:48, 08/29/2019

Low-Profile Tires Are Ruining Modern Cars The Volkswagen Up GTI I had in France last summer was a dream. It also had 17-inch wheels and low-profile tires. Off the coast, I ran over what seeme...
01:48, 07/13/2019

Under the skin: Why modern cars need 48V electrical systems A breakthrough in motor and electronics design by Continental AG allows mild hybrids to deliver electric-only driving like a full hybrid for less cos...
06:32, 09/16/2019

The two cars that could transform Fiat and Alfa Romeo The Panda has always been small, but the Centoventi is much bigger – “actually the size of a current Mini”, says Fiat boss Olivier François. “And it’...
07:48, 09/01/2019

Ferrari Will Expand Its Line-up Of Road Cars, But Not By Much Italian premium sports car maker Ferrari NV will expand sales of easier-driving grand touring cars, but will not try to chase rival Porsche's annual ...
10:00, 08/18/2019

'Manufacturers are building cars designed to last, and it's hurting them' Opinion 13 Jul, 2019 The quality of cars today is so good that customers are keeping them longer which is hurting new car sales, says M...
19:48, 07/13/2019

Tesla will add Netflix and YouTube streaming to its cars Never mind playing games in your Tesla -- for many, the dream has been to catch up on shows while charging or waiting for a passenger. And that visi...
04:16, 07/28/2019

India working to make cars run on cooking oil The Indian government wants to reduce the country's high dependence on energy imports by shifting to biodiesel made from used cooking oil. But expert...
17:48, 08/27/2019

Tesla delivered a record 95,000 cars this spring Tesla didn't have the greatest start to 2019, but it's looking rosier toward the middle of the year. The company set records for both prod...
10:00, 07/03/2019

Of All the Cars That Never Made Sense, Let Us Not Forget the Peugeot 907 V12 The more time I spend with concept cars, the less I feel I really get what they are or are meant to do. Is the whole idea to tempt me with something ...
04:16, 05/24/2019

Ai Weiwei: my art was used to sell cars – but I’m fighting back An advert for Volkswagens that featured my artwork about refugees illustrates corporations’ focus on profit over peopleIn October 2017 I was astonish...
10:48, 05/22/2019

Driverless cars will improve traffic flow by at least 35% News 20 May, 2019 A fleet of autonomous cars working together will be able to improve traffic flow by at least 35 per cent, according t...
20:32, 05/20/2019

NFC-enabled Hot Wheels cars keep tabs on which is fastest Hot Wheels has done a lot over the past few years to reinvent itself as a brand that's more than just little die-cast cars. We've seen remo...
16:48, 06/14/2019

City of Amsterdam to ban polluting cars from 2030 Gasoline and diesel fueled cars and motorcycles will be banned from Amsterdam from 2030 in an effort to clean up the city's air, the Dutch capital's ...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Mulgari pays homage to BMW M cars with Icon03 British tuner's take on the M240i coupé reduces weight and packs performance-enhancing modifications British design house Mulgari has unveiled the l...
15:16, 06/06/2019

Forget A to B, electric cars can now get you from London to Paris In the past, when people thought about electric cars they probably envisaged being stranded at the side of the road, an empty battery and not a charg...
15:48, 05/08/2019

Ferrari accelerates its move into hybrid cars Ferrari presented a luxury car with a difference on Wednesday -- a hybrid model that can cruise silently through city streets on electric power as we...
20:16, 05/29/2019

33m polluting cars still on EU roads after Dieselgate scandal Analysis of EU commission figures found diesel cars clean up going at ‘snail’s pace’More than three quarters of the 43m cars tampered with in the Die...
04:00, 05/29/2019

All Formula 1 teams will have 'B cars' for Spanish GP - Grosjean Romain Grosjean says it is "almost like everyone's going to have a B-car" at the Spanish Grand Prix, as his Haas Formula 1 team readies a major upgra...
12:00, 05/07/2019

Help Us Spot the Incredible Cars in This Kansas Junkyard While driving my $500 Postal Jeep through rural Kansas on my way back to Michigan from Utah, I wound up in heaven without even having to crash my Jee...
00:16, 05/22/2019

Software Developer Uses AI to Imagine a World Without Cars It’s next to impossible to get away from cars. With an estimated 1.2 billion of them on the roads, it’s hard to picture a world where cars aren’t lin...
21:48, 05/08/2019

California fire burns 86 cars in dealership lot A brushfire burned 86 cars at a CarMax automobile dealership lot in Bakersfield, California. Authorities received reports Monday afternoon of several...
16:32, 06/25/2019

There's an Amazing Way to Badge Cars the Whole Industry Forgot About Car badges are kind of like name tags. They both declare the name of the car and you can buy them and stick them to your car, thus spreading falsehoo...
21:32, 06/16/2019

‘Are saloon cars dead? Don’t be daft. They’re very much alive’ Opinion 16 Jun, 2019 Mike Rutherford thinks the archetypal saloon-type car is suffering an identity crisis, but will still be around fo...
19:00, 06/16/2019

HONDA'S HENIO ARCANGELI: Cars matter Henio Arcangeli Jr., senior vice president of the automobile division at American Honda Motor Co., is focused on rebuilding the Acura brand and resto...
15:32, 06/16/2019

Honda sees the future in cars and Gen Z, says Arcangeli "We all know the narrative: Cars are dead and dying. That's certainly true for some, but not for us. Our story is a little different," said American ...
21:16, 05/31/2019

VW will focus on early adopters for first ID3 electric cars VW's long lead time for the ID3 will be used to learn from customers why they want to buy the car and how VW can improve its marketing to prepare the...
19:16, 05/24/2019

'Fallout Shelter' is coming to Tesla cars Elon Musk showed up on stage at E3 Thursday alongside Bethesda Studios executive producer Todd Howard to announce Fallout Shelter will be coming to T...
05:32, 06/14/2019

Shutter speeds: the cars of El Mirage – in pictures El Mirage is a racetrack on a dry lake bed a few hours outside Los Angeles in the California desert. Raced on since 1937, the 1.3-mile track attracts...
01:16, 06/16/2019

The Latest: Officials say munitions not on derailed cars WELLS, Nev. (AP) — The Latest on a train derailment that closed U.S. Interstate 80 in northeast Nevada for more than an hour (all times local): 1:15 ...
23:16, 06/19/2019

I Am Very Into These Rad Retrofuturistic Synthwave Music Videos With Cars Today I learned there is a whole genre of YouTube videos which are just cool car scenes from shows and films with techno/electro/synthwavey-sounding ...
20:32, 06/15/2019

Locking More Than the Doors as Cars Become Computers on Wheels Concern that cars could be seriously hacked — by criminals, terrorists or even rogue governments — has prompted a new round of security efforts on th...
23:00, 05/21/2019

'Google can change how cars are sold forever' Opinion 27 May, 2019 Google should lend it's modern retailing expertise to car manufacturers rather than building its own car, say...
18:32, 05/27/2019

The coolest cars from the Detroit auto show From a reborn Toyota Supra to the muscle-car favorite Ford Shelby GT 500, here are the models that will turn heads at the Detroit auto show.  &...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Wheels: New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value ...
14:48, 05/16/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident...
17:48, 05/16/2019

New Cars That Need to Die (and Driving a '90s JDM Rally Cheating Legend) Automotive technology changes, design moves forward, performance capabilities climb. But for some reason there are cars that seem to not even get a h...
23:48, 06/21/2019

The electric cars with the best real-world range Range estimates are exactly that - estimates. We show you what you can expect from an EV in the real-world Battery technology and charging infrastru...
02:00, 06/11/2019

Study: More electric cars could help us breathe easier Electric vehicles have a small but fast-growing share of the car market. This switch from the gas-powered internal combustion engine to battery-power...
11:32, 05/05/2019

Ford will test new self-driving cars in Detroit Ford is testing a new fleet of self-driving vehicles in its homebase of Detroit. Argo AI, Ford's autonomous vehicle arm, announced it would depl...
20:16, 06/12/2019

Porsche Recalls Nearly 100,000 Cars for Rollaway Risk It is a rarified class of people who know what it’s like to roll up somewhere in a Porsche, but those very people, while fielding questions about ho...
01:00, 06/25/2019

All electric cars to have pedestrian warning noise The new law will make EVs safer to drive in cities New rules coming into force today dictate that EVs with at least four wheels must make a noise u...
14:32, 07/01/2019