Detroit wants to maintain control of technological advancesFri, 09, Dec 2016
Detroit is willing to let Silicon Valley into the car, but it’s not ready to hand over the keys. Automakers and suppliers said today that while the technology coming from the West Coast has been key to industry advancement, traditional companies still will control the fate of future vehicles.
Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal full electric Pacifica at CES, report saysFri, 09, Dec 2016
Fiat Chrysler plans to reveal a fully electric vehicle based on the Chrysler Pacifica minivan at CES in Las Vegas next month as the carmaker moves to get in step with the industry’s shift toward electric vehicles, people familiar with the plans told Bloomberg.
Ford leads automakers in patents for first timeFri, 09, Dec 2016
Apple signals a readiness to join the self-driving car raceSun, 04, Dec 2016
Apple is wading in to the debate over regulation of self-driving cars, declaring it is excited about the potential for automated transportation and calling on U.S. regulators not to restrict testing of such vehicles.
Let's cut off phones in carsMon, 05, Dec 2016
Nissan to offer maintenance alerts in foray into connected carsTue, 29, Nov 2016
NHTSA targets smartphones, app developers to curb driver distractionWed, 23, Nov 2016
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration today issued new voluntary guidelines aimed at curbing driver distraction from cell phones and other portable devices, extending the department's reach to tech firms and app developers.