Tesla faces industry scrutiny over the best way forward for autonomous carsOct. 22, 2016
Continental tried to buy stake in Osram, report saysOct. 21, 2016
Uber debuts self-driving vehicles in landmark Pittsburgh trialSept. 14, 2016
When Pittsburgh wakes up this morning, some residents will have the choice of going about their day in an Uber that drives itself. The launch of Uber's self-driving pilot program marks the public unveiling of the company's secretive work in autonomous vehicles and the first time self-driving cars have been so freely available to the U.S. public.
Suppliers look to lasers for fusing parts, making vehicles lighterAug. 1, 2016
Body shops are increasingly turning to laser technology to fuse parts together as automakers look for ways to make their vehicles lighter. That's according to Peter Busuttil, director of technology for KUKA Systems North America.
Tesla crash raises stakes for self-driving technology suppliersJuly 12, 2016
The death of a Tesla Model S owner being driven by the car's semi-automated autopilot has highlighted the limitations of current automated driving systems and is expected to speed adoption of more sensitive technology, increasing demand on the emerging autonomous vehicle industry, investors and analysts say.
Tesla crash raises stakes for self-driving vehicle startups, auto suppliersJuly 12, 2016
Concerns raised by the first reported fatality in a semi-automated car were expected to speed adoption of more sensitive technology to help vehicles see and drive themselves safely, increasing demand on the emerging autonomous vehicle technology industry, investors and analysts said.
Autonomous cars need lidar to be safe, says ZF chiefJuly 6, 2016
Honda: Laser cutting saves time, moneyMarch 14, 2016
Honda is rolling out a new laser cutting process for body panel parts that is more flexible than traditional stamping, allowing the Japanese carmaker to manufacture small-batch, niche vehicles more profitably.