Tesla crash does little to sway public opinion on self-driving carsFri, 29, Jul 2016
Consumers are more aware of self-driving cars, but slightly less interested in riding in them, according to two surveys conducted after a fatal crash of a Tesla equipped with self-driving technology.
All-Terrain TechnologyMon, 25, Jul 2016
JLR is working on connected-car technologies that work regardless of terrain with the goal of reducing driver stress, accidents and injuries. No word yet on when these will debut.
Hyundai r&d chief: No fear of Apple, GoogleSat, 23, Jul 2016
Google won't challenge old-school metal-benders by trying to make cars, says Hyundai Motor Group's global r&d chief.
Auto industry should enlist hackers to aid in cybersecurity, panelists sayFri, 22, Jul 2016
If the auto industry wants protection from the most talented players in the cybersecurity field, then it needs to attract hackers, panelists said today at the Billington Global Automotive Cybersecurity Summit.
Tesla working with suppliers to improve AutopilotMon, 18, Jul 2016
Tesla is working with suppliers Bosch and Mobileye to refine its Autopilot technology, which has come under fire in recent weeks following a fatal accident that occurred while it was in use.
Uber logs 2 billion rides 6 months after hitting first billionMon, 18, Jul 2016
Uber has completed more than 2 billion trips on its app, a milestone that arrives just weeks after the ride service added another $4.7 billion to its war chest.
Vehicle security must be a priority from the startMon, 18, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will offer cash bounties to hackers who identify security vulnerabilities in vehicle software, becoming the first mass-market automaker to follow Tesla's example.
Ford invests in startup that makes maps for self-driving carsFri, 15, Jul 2016
Ford is among five investors providing $6.6 million in seed funding for Civil Maps, a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars.
FCA joins Tesla in offering bounties to hackersWed, 13, Jul 2016
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will become the first mass-market automaker to join Tesla in offering bounties to hackers who identify security vulnerabilities in vehicle software. FCA said it will pay bounties of between $150 and $1,500 to reward hackers who notify the company of security vulnerabilities through a program on bugcrowd.com.
GM, Lyft expand Express Drive program, tout partnershipMon, 11, Jul 2016
General Motors and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. said on Monday they would expand their short-term rental program to California and Colorado, building on an effort that GM President Dan Ammann said has "dramatically exceeded expectations."
Cellular providers can disable distractionsMon, 11, Jul 2016
A reader agrees with Jesse Snyder on the need for a serious response to accidents and fatalities due to distracted driving.
Tesla mixes warnings and bravado about hands-free drivingTue, 05, Jul 2016
Tesla officially touts its partial self-driving Autopilot feature as a back-up to human drivers, but some of the car maker's comments -- and some high profile videos -- have led many drivers to think of it as a replacement.