Self-driving startups make ripe targetsTue, 14, Mar 2017
Smaller autonomous technology companies specializing in areas like artificial intelligence, sensors or mobility services could be a boon to big players looking to gain market share and attract automaker partnerships.
Uber's self-driving unit quietly bought firm with tech at heart of Waymo lawsuitWed, 01, Mar 2017
A company now owned by Uber last year quietly bought a small firm specializing in sensor technology used in autonomous vehicles, giving the ride services company a patent in the technology and possibly a defense against a trade secrets theft lawsuit filed against it by rival Waymo.
Tesla faces industry scrutiny over the best way forward for autonomous carsSat, 22, Oct 2016
Kiekert brings electronics to door latchesTue, 02, Aug 2016
Infineon agrees to buy Wolfspeed to expand into EVsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Tesla crash raises stakes for self-driving technology suppliersTue, 12, Jul 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 suppliersTue, 12, Jul 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.