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Tesla EVs regularly get OTA (over-the-air) updates when new firmware versions are available. The current version 8.1 is now expected to be upgraded to version 9.0, which Musk promises will have full self-driving capability for Autopilot. But some Tesla...
If you want to look at how something is going to grow in the future, it often helps if you look at its evolutionary past. Sometimes, it even helps to look at how things are now. In the realm...
A new series of tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has made its way into the light. The paper, dubbed "Reality Check", covers the testing of five different driver assistance systems from Volvo, Mercedes Benz, BMW and...
At the Web Summit 2017 technology conference in Lisbon today, Volkswagen Group announced that it would be partnering with Google to work on quantum computing, with a focus on AI, EVs and traffic optimization.A special team of researchers will...
The CEO of Google's Waymo, John Krafcik, revealed at a tech conference in Lisbon, Porgutal, Tuesday that the company has successfully testing its self-driving cars, and that the public will soon be invited for rides in these fully autonomous...
Alphabet's growth investment fund, CapitalG, is leading a $1 billion financing round in ride-share operator Lyft, a key rival to the dominant Uber. CapitalG partner David Lawee will join Lyft's board of directors, while Lyft's post-money valuation now tops...
General Motors (GM) has just completed the acquisition of Strobe, a company focused on self-driving car technology, for an undisclosed amount. America's largest automaker announced the acquisition of the three-year-old company that's based out of Pasadena, CA, this Monday.Strobe...
Ford Motor Company yesterday had a "strategic update" for its investors. It was a master plan to shake up the entire company to make it more efficient and forward-looking than ever before. Ford's President and CEO Jim Hackett took over...
Technology was once one of the safest industries to be in. Decades ago, technology wasn't prone to frequent disruption and job cuts the way it is today. And the most recent proof of that changing scenario is Hewlett Packard...
In the race to be the first to develop a fully autonomous vehicle, there are plenty of entrants. But this is not a sprint to the finish; it is more of a marathon. In a typical marathon, you'll see...
Earlier in May, it was reported that Samsung got a license for self-driving cars in its home country, South Korea. The company has now expanded its reach by getting a permit to test self-driving cars in California, USA.With the...
Lilium, the technology company we covered a while ago that's creating its own flying taxi, has now completed its Series B round of funding, raising $90 million and taking them closer to their goal.In an interview with TechCrunch, Lilium's...
If India doesn't get self-driving cars in the next few years, it isn't for want of trying. Earlier this week the Union (Federal) Minister for Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari, said: "We won't allow driverless cars in India. I...
Autonomous vehicle technology is speeding up towards its final on-road debut around the world. Keep track of Big Tech and Big Auto companies as they fight for the driver's seat.What's going on on the regulatory front for self-driving cars?Which companies...
n its upIn the case of Waymo vs Uber, a U.S. magistrate judge has recently ruled (PDF) that two of Alphabet's senior executives - CEO Larry Page and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond may be deposed by the defendant's legal...