Cruise robotaxi crashes day after official ride-hailing permit

July 08, 2022

Just one day after Cruise was granted an official license for commercial autonomous taxi rides, one of its robocars got involved in an accidThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mechelen has first autonomous shuttle on public roads

June 14, 2022

Flanders has launched its first autonomous shuttle service in Mechelen. The vehicle will be operational in and around the industrial zone ofThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai kicks off autonomous ride-hailing service in Seoul

June 10, 2022

With two Ioniq 5 RoboRide cars with in-house developed level 4 autonomous driving technology, South Korean carmaker Hyundai has kicked off iThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TomTom cuts 10% of jobs through automation

June 02, 2022

Dutch navigation service provider TomTom will be cutting about 500 jobs in the coming period, 10% of the total. The job losses will occur inThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai to design and build ‘walking cars’ in Montana

May 11, 2022

South Korean carmaker Hyundai is investing $20 million in a new design and development center for future robotic vehicles, like ‘walking carThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tata Avinya concept believes future is screen-less

May 02, 2022

Indian car group Tata has unveiled the Avinya, a mold-breaking and fast-charging EV concept that preludes a production version scheduled forThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

UK to allow watching movies while driving autonomously

April 21, 2022

The British Department for Transportation (DfT) has proposed an update to the Highway Code, making it possible for drivers of autonomous carThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Police pull over Cruise autonomous car with nobody inside

April 13, 2022

“Welcome to the future,” you’ll find on social media. A video showing San Francisco police officers trying to pull over a Cruise autonomous This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla to double annual output with opening of Giga Texas

April 08, 2022

Inaugurated by the Cyber Rodeo event, Tesla has opened its new factory in Austin, Texas, not far from its new headquarters. With the recentlThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

German aerospace’s groundbreaking plug-in fuel cell concept

March 23, 2022

The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, DLR) has developed a ‘groundbreaking’ new concept of a lightweight This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volkswagen’s eagerly awaited ID.Buzz is very future-proof

March 10, 2022

The all-electric spiritual successor to the iconic T1 Bulli doesn’t fail to wow. With intelligent safety systems, bidirectional charging, This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Bosch and VW to accelerate autonomous driving

January 26, 2022

Practice makes perfect. Only a week after Bosch and Volkswagen announced a collaboration for equipment solutions in battery factories, the tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Waymo partners with Zeekr for purpose-built robot taxi

December 29, 2021

Waymo, the ‘Alphabet-Google daughter’ running a fleet of autonomous taxis in Phoenix and San Francisco today, is partnering with Chinese luxThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes first to take autonomous driving to next ‘level 3’

December 10, 2021

Next year, Mercedes is allowed to put SAE Level 3 of autonomous driving into practice. The premium car-builder from Stuttgart has won the apThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

How Stellantis wants to become the automotive Microsoft

December 08, 2021

Software is the new gold in the automotive industry. Stellantis Group has unveiled its digital ambitions and wants to generate 4 billion eurThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Mercedes-Benz invests €60 billion in electric future

December 03, 2021

German luxury car and van manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has announced an important 60 billion euros investment plan for 2022 to 2026. FollowingThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

WayRay shows world’s first Metaverse on Wheels

December 02, 2021

How weird can it get? Sitting on your ‘throne’ in the back of an Uber car that’s operated over 5G by a professional driver wearing VR goggleThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

First Apollo Go autonomous taxis on Beijing streets

November 29, 2021

Chinese tech giant Baidu has started to put into service its Apollo Go robot taxis on the streets of Beijing, just as the Capital City authoThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lightning-fast charging Xpeng G9 is coming (update)

November 25, 2021

Chinese car brand Xpeng has unveiled its fourth model. The G9 is an all-electric high-end luxury SUV, sitting on top of its portfolio that cThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Norway tests first electric autonomous container ship

November 23, 2021

In Norway, the world’s first fully electric and autonomous sailing container ship Yara Birkeland has successfully completed its maiden trip This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Kia and Hyundai showcase future electric SUVs in LA

November 18, 2021

At the Automobility motor show in Los Angeles sister companies Kia and Hyundai each unveiled their vision of a future large all-electric SUVThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Apple hires Tesla’s former AutoPilot software director

November 08, 2021

According to the Bloomberg news agency, electronics giant Apple has hired another high-ranking Tesla engineer for its Titan project; former This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

GM’s Ultra Cruise: hands-free driving for 95% of time

October 07, 2021

At a two-day event for its investors, General Motors unveiled its plans to double its revenue with EVs and more services and software by 203This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Citroën presents autonomous ‘Skate’ concept

September 30, 2021

Under the name ‘Autonomous Mobility Vision’, French car manufacturer Citroën presents a concept of the future’s multifunctional and autonomThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford sets up self-driving delivery service with Walmart

September 16, 2021

Ford Motor Company is setting up with Walmart, America’s biggest grocer, a pilot for self-driving delivery service in Austin (Texas), Miami This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

TEC’s self-driving shuttle test: ‘positive feedback’

September 09, 2021

On August 31, the TEC’s autonomous shuttle ended its six-month test phase in Louvain-la-Neuve as part of the Navajo Project. According to prThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Hyundai presents its ‘Hydrogen Vision 2040’

September 08, 2021

The Hyundai Motor Group has presented its ‘Hydrogen Vision 2040’. The strategic plan of the Korean company envisages offering a fuel celThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Chinese Xiaomi launches automotive subsidiary

September 05, 2021

Xiaomi, the Chinese manufacturer of smartphones and other electronic devices, had launched its automotive company last week. Xiaomi Auto hasThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi shows electric limo concept Grandsphere

September 03, 2021

Audi shows its second futuristic and electrically powered sphere concept, a luxury limo called ‘Grandsphere’. After the sports-oriented SkysThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Will manual driving be outlawed by 2050?

August 31, 2021

“Approximately 1,3 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes. Between 20 and 50 million more people suffer non-fatal This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Tesla is working on humanoid robot

August 23, 2021

Tesla boss Elon Musk has unveiled plans for a metallic humanoid robot that will perform unsafe, repetitive, or boring tasks and will be builThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

NHTSA investigates 11 accidents with Tesla’s Autopilot

August 17, 2021

The American highway safety watchdog NHTSA is opening a new investigation into the alleged role of Tesla’s Autopilot system in eleven accideThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Audi Skysphere wants to be best of both worlds

August 11, 2021

Audi is bringing somewhat of a peculiarity to Monterey car week. Their concept car Skysphere, a modern interpretation of the swooping grand This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Netherlands: Europe’s first fully autonomous water taxi

August 03, 2021

Almost without a wavelet, unnoticed by the media, Europe’s first fully autonomous – solar-powered – water taxi has been commissioned in a piThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

GM sues Ford concerning Cruise name

July 26, 2021

America’s number one car manufacturer, GM, has filed a complaint against competitor Ford for the use of the name Cruise before Californian jThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Belgian Plan Bureau: ‘autonomous cars increase traffic’

July 13, 2021

According to a recent study from the Belgian Federal Plan Bureau, a fully automated automotive fleet would probably lead to an increase in tThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

GM pumps extra billions in EVs and autonomous driving

June 17, 2021

America’s number one carmaker, GM, is pumping another 8 billion dollars into EV development and autonomous driving. In November, CEO Mary BaThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Apple hires former BMW electric division VP Ulrich Kranz

June 14, 2021

The Bloomberg news agency was the first to report a few days ago that Apple has hired Ulrich Kranz, co-founder and former CEO of electric utThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Terhills will transport visitors in fully autonomous shuttles

May 10, 2021

The touristic Terhills site in Limburg will have crewless self-driving shuttles on its territory by 2022. The kick-off was given last FridayThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

UK to allow ‘self-driving’ cars on public roads in 2021

April 29, 2021

The British Department for Transport has announced that hands-free driving would be legalized this year. It will be limited to driving with This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Lyft sells self-driving technology subsidiary to Toyota

April 28, 2021

After Uber having sold its autonomous subsidiary ATG to a Silicon Valley start-up back in December, now is the turn of Lyft to get rid of LeThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo and DiDi to collaborate on autonomous driving

April 20, 2021

Volvo Cars and DiDi Autonomous Driving, the self-driving technology arm of Didi Chuxing, have signed a strategic collaboration agreement on This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Huawei confirms billion dollar investment in self-driving EVs

April 15, 2021

The rumors which surfaced in February that China’s telecom and ICT giant Huawei would venture into the development and production of self-drThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Honda to launch Legend Hybrid EX with level 3 autonomy

March 08, 2021

Honda is the first manufacturer to homologate and market with the Legend Hybrid EX, a car that can drive autonomously at Level 3. Honda’s TrThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW Commercial Vehicles moves ahead with autonomous driving

March 04, 2021

Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWCV) is consistently trying to advance the development and the implementation of autonomous driving. “This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Volvo Cars and Geely Auto: closer cooperation, no fusion

February 25, 2021

The Swedish car manufacturer Volvo and Chinese partner Geely Auto, both owned by Geely Holding, are not going ahead with the announced fusioThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Toyota to develop a ‘fully connected city’ in Japan

February 24, 2021

Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has started a program to develop the first ‘fully connected city’ in Japan. It will be a big laboratory forThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Semi-autonomous ship sails between Antwerp and Zeebrugge

February 17, 2021

On Monday, Seafar, a specialized company in remotely controlled navigation, launched the first shipping trip between the ports of Antwerp anThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

VW teams with Microsoft on software for self-driving car

February 12, 2021

Volkswagen has announced that it is expanding its collaboration with technology company Microsoft. The deal allows the German car manufacturThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Where no car has gone before: Hyundai Tiger X1

February 10, 2021

It’s outlandish. It can boldly go where no car has ever gone before. It’s a redefinition of mobility. Meet the Tiger X1, Hyundai’s concept vThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Ford doubles investment in EVs and autonomous drive

February 05, 2021

Ford wants to surpass General Motors as the bigger investor in electric cars and autonomous drive. Dearborn’s carmaker has announced that itThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Why are most (company) cars white?

January 13, 2021

Many cars sold worldwide over the past decade were white, and even today, the number of white cars in traffic is impressive. But why? Is it This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Geely and Baidu to build ‘smart’ EVs together

January 12, 2021

China’s ‘Google’, search engine giant Baidu, confirmed joining forces with carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group to develop and manufacture This content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.

Apple talking to Hyundai about autonomous EV?

January 11, 2021

Rumors pop up again Apple is talking with established carmakers to cooperate for building an autonomous electric car. Like the Korea EconomiThis content has been archived. Log in or Subscribe to a level that has access to archived content.