Tag: Autonomous

Live Blog: Cruise’s Moving Beyond The Car Event Promises An Electric And Autonomous Future

We’re live in San Francisco as Cruise is holding a special event called “Moving Beyond the Car.” The company has been tight-lipped about specifics, but the event will highlight the company’s plan to “move beyond the gas-powered, human-driven, parked most of the time car to a transportation option that is self-driving, all-electric, and shared.” That’s […]

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Magna Scraps Lyft Partnership To Co-Develop Self-Driving Technology

Automotive supplier Magna has scrapped its partnership with ride-hailing giant Lyft to co-develop self-driving technology. In a press release detailing the company’s financial outlook for 2020 and beyond, just three sentences were dedicated to discussing the Lyft partnership. Here it was revealed that while Magna will stop working with Lyft to co-develop self-driving technology, it […]

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NHTSA Getting Closer To Deciding The Fate Of GM’s Autonomous Vehicle Without A Steering Wheel

General Motors and Cruise aimed to launch an autonomous vehicle with no steering wheel, pedals or manual controls this year. That didn’t happen, but it appears the companies are getting closer to achieving their goal. According to Reuters, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is talking with General Motors about their autonomous vehicle and will […]

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Toyota Cautious About Self-Driving Tech, Will Launch On Commercial Vehicles First

Toyota will first deploy its advanced self-driving features in commercial vehicles, before finally installing them in their passenger cars, said one senior official earlier this week. According to James Kuffner, chief of Toyota Research Institute-Advanced Development (TRI-AD), applying self-driving tech to taxis and non-passenger vehicles will be easier, as they do not require constant and […]

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Ford Investing $1.45 Billion In Michigan To Build All-New Bronco, Ranger, F-150

Ford has announced a sizable investment plan of $1.45 billion, evenly split between the Wayne and Dearborn plants in Michigan. Over the next three years, the Blue Oval will invest $750 million and add 2,700 new jobs at the Wayne facility to build the Bronco, an all-new Ranger midsize pickup, and a modification center to […]

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Honda’s Augmented Driving Concept Puts You In Control Of Autonomous Vehicles

Honda Xcelerator, the brand’s open innovation program, recently previewed four devices and technologies for CES, and now Honda is following suit by revealing plans to showcase new ideas of their own. The company’s first innovation is dubbed the Augmented Driving concept and it’s designed to address the transition to autonomous vehicles. As the company explained, […]

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Tesla Model 3 Crashes Into A Police Car With Autopilot Engaged

A Tesla Model 3 with the Autopilot engaged crashed into two vehicles, one of which was a police car, in Norwalk, Connecticut on Saturday, December 7. Local police was on the scene after responding to a disabled vehicle occupying the left center lane; according to the Connecticut State Police, the troopers stopped behind the broken […]

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First Genesis EV Coming In 2021, More To Follow In 2024

The Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled its new roadmap which aims to turn the company into a “smart mobility solution provider” by 2025. Dubbed Strategy 2025, the plan calls for Hyundai to “expand beyond automobiles” and produce last-mile mobility products as well as personal air vehicles better known as a flying cars. The plan didn’t […]

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