New CAFE targets won't slow pace on engine r&dApril 15, 2018
The Trump administration may be intent on lowering fuel economy standards for 2022-2025 model year vehicles, but automakers said last week that it won't slow the pace of their research and development to make internal combustion engines more efficient.
Hitachi, Clarion have pipeline of parking advancesApril 16, 2018
Hitachi, Clarion are working on self-parking innovations beyond what's only now reaching the market.
Nexteer maps large-scale shift to steer-by-wireApril 16, 2018
Nexteer Automotive's new suite of autonomous-driving technologies promotes steer-by-wire in various applications. Jeff Zuraski, executive director for Nexteer, spoke with News Editor Lindsay Chappell about the outlook.
Honda gets scrappy through Silicon ValleyApril 7, 2018
To return to its scrappy roots, Honda is looking outside for new technologies in connectivity, robotics and automated driving.
Nissan casts doubt on solid-state batteriesMarch 31, 2018
Nissan is downplaying the potential of next-generation solid-state EV batteries, calling the level of development "practically a zero."
Federal spending bill includes $100 million for AV researchMarch 23, 2018
The omnibus spending bill signed by President Trump includes $100 million for r&d and demonstration of autonomous vehicle technologies..
TOYOTA'S TRUCK GUYMarch 26, 2018
Michigan transplant Mike Sweers' mission is to ensure Japanese engineers fully fathom the uniquely American mania for trucks.
Self-driving testers pause to rethink after fatalityMarch 26, 2018
The death of an Arizona woman was 'uncomfortably soon in the history of automated driving,' said one analyst.
BMW increases spending for electric, autonomous carsMarch 21, 2018
BMW said it will increase r&d spending to an all-time high of up to $8.6 billion this year as its expands its electrified lineup. BMW also warned of a possible impact from trade barriers.
Magna to invest $200M in Lyft to speed self-driving techMarch 14, 2018
Ride-hailing startup Lyft is adding Magna to its long list of investors and partners to deploy and accelerate self-driving technology.
Renault-Nissan sees autonomous deliveries taking lead over robotaxisMarch 13, 2018
Early conversations around driverless cars have focused on robot taxis. But Renault-Nissan sees autonomous delivery as the more lucrative venture.
Toyota, suppliers to invest $2.8 billion in self-driving carsMarch 2, 2018
Toyota and its top two suppliers said they will plow $2.8 billion into a new company to create the software that runs self-driving cars.