Infineon agrees to buy Wolfspeed to expand into EVsThu, 14, Jul 2016
Infineon, Europe's biggest chipmaker, agreed to buy Wolfspeed Power unit to expand in fast-growing markets such as electric cars and the Internet of Things.
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.
Autonomous cars need lidar to be safe, says ZF chiefWed, 06, Jul 2016
Self-driving cars will need multiple detection systems including expensive infrared "lidar" technology if they are to be safe at high speeds, the CEO of German auto supplier ZF Friedrichshafen said.