self-driving cars

How The Electric Vehicle Economy Will Win On Price

Electric vehicles anchor a critical mass of technologies poised to slash transportation costs through a new business model often called mobility as a…

Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent…

Uber’s Self-Driving Car Research Crosses the Border into Canada

Uber was quick to announce a new autonomous vehicles research center in Toronto; but the move north of the U.S. border may be…

Tesla Charges Into the Trucking Industry

Tesla will introduce three new all-electric vehicles in the coming months, including two that excited investors: a semi truck debuting in September and…

Is Google’s Lawsuit the Beginning of the End for Uber?

Could a lawsuit from Google become Uber’s death knell? If the future is autonomous cars, then this ridesharing company's prospects look bleak.

Intel Plunges Into the Self-Driving Car Market with $15 Billion Acquisition

Intel will acquire an Israel-based computer vision startup for $15.3 billion as it seeks a stake in the rapidly growing, but still untested,…

This Self-Driving Truck Startup Has a Place For Human Drivers

A California startup claims it has a long-term solution to the trucking industry's ongoing labor shortage woes: self-driving trucks that haul freight across…

Google and Uber Are In An Epic Legal Fight Over Self-Driving Car Technology

Waymo, which develops self-driving cars for Google's parent company, accused Uber of patent infringement, unfair competition and stealing trade secrets. Does the case…

Ford Doubles Down On a $1 Billion Autonomous Vehicle Investment

Ford Motor Co. will invest $1 billion in Argo AI, an artificial intelligence company, to bolster its goal of rolling out a self-driving…

Surviving and Thriving In A Future Tech Economy

Future tech’s ability to win on cost is ending the Industrial Age. AI, the Internet of Things (IoT), solar, and batteries are combining…

How Consumer Electronics Are Radically Redesigning Our Cars

Consumer electronics, connectivity, and the Internet of Things will reshape our cars and our relationship with transportation for decades to come.

Ford Bets Big on Electric Vehicles, Invests In U.S. Plant

Ford's decision to replace a new plant in Mexico with 700 new American jobs got major headlines this week. But the company's $4.5…

Why Uber Won’t Stop Testing Autonomous Cars in San Francisco

The California DMV told Uber it couldn't test its autonomous vehicles in San Francisco without a permit, but the ride-hailing company has no…

Ford Announces Mass-Produced, Fully-Autonomous Car for 2021

Says CEO Mark Fields: “Ford will be mass-producing vehicles with full autonomy, within five years. That means there will be no steering wheel,…

Autonomous Technology Still Needs Humans After All

From self-driving cars to pilot-less airplanes, what is the future of autonomous machines and where do humans fit in?