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Genesis digital instrument cluster

Genesis gives first look at 3D digital instrument cluster

Genesis has provided the first look at a new digital instrument cluster that will soon be making its way into the Korean firm's cars. It will launch in the G70 sedan in the Korean market starting next year but availability in other markets is yet to be announced. The 12.3-inch screen is said to be... read more

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Honda Smart Intersection Technology

Future Hondas might be able to virtually see through and around buildings

Honda has developed what it calls a "smart intersection" that allows cars to virtually see through buildings, walls, and other obstructions at intersections. One day, all... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid Sport Turismo

Porsche North America CEO: Porsches will always have a steering wheel and pedals

Porsche drivers want it all. So says Porsche North America CEO Klaus Zellmer. When it comes to self-driving cars, that means Porsche drivers want to hand off the driving when... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
Nvidia Drive AGX Xavier

Volvo will use Nvidia AI chip in next-gen SPA2 platform

Volvo is the latest automaker to announce plans to integrate Nvidia's powerful Drive AGX chips in its cars. Volvo said Wednesday that Nvidia's Drive AGX Xavier chip will be... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e

Mercedes-Benz S560e's plug-in hybrid system to filter across to C- and E-Class

The new S560e variant in Mercedes-Benz's S-Class lineup is the first to feature the automaker's third-generation plug-in hybrid system, which has not only been tuned for... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
Toyota e-Palette self-driving electric mobility concept

Toyota and Softbank form Monet mobility company, plan autonomous services

Toyota and technology investment firm Softbank on Thursday agreed to join forces in developing a new mobility company that will offer a variety of services including... read more October 8, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

Feds look to loosen rules holding back self-driving car development

Companies in the self-driving car space have been clamoring for a loosening of road rules originally designed for cars with human drivers, which the companies say are... read more October 8, 2018 by


 
Concept rendering for Cruise purpose-built self-driving car

Honda will invest $2.75B in GM's Cruise self-driving car business

In the race to develop the world's first safe, reliable and robust driverless ride-hailing service, General Motors and its Cruise self-driving car unit just received major... read more October 3, 2018 by


 
Aeva lidar sensor

Ex-Apple engineers create next-gen lidar for self-driving cars

Lidar is an essential component of self-driving cars, and a company by the name of Aeva believes it has something breakthrough. The company's lidar system fits in a small box... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
VW-Microsoft technology partnership

VW chooses Microsoft as tech partner for digital services, mobility

Volkswagen plans to invest $4 billion to invest in digitalization by 2025, and it has named Microsoft as its partner for future endeavors. VW announced Friday it has entered... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen developing virtual test drivers for self-driving tech

Volkswagen wants to one day forego real-world testing for self-driving technology. As a result, the German auto giant announced it is developing virtual "test drivers" of the... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

GM files trademark for "Sport Control AWD" name

General Motors has something brewing involving an all-wheel-drive system. GM Authority first discovered on Wednesday a trademark filing for the name "Sport Control AWD." The... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz MBUX user interface

Mercedes-Benz cars will soon suggest safest areas to park

In the near future, Mercedes-Benz cars will tell drivers the safest place to park to avoid crime-filled and unsafe areas. New technology from the brand is under development... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Ford GT Race Car, 2016 Rolex 24 At Daytona

Breakthroughs in racing helps speed up car development at Ford

It's long been known that race car technology eventually filters down to and improves cars designed for the road. However, the technology can also benefit the way cars are... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
2020 Chevrolet Corvette (C8) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

GM filed 2 aero-related patents for a mid-engine hybrid supercar

General Motors has filed yet again for more patents regarding active aerodynamics, and this time they're clearly for a mid-engined car. The automaker has filed two new... read more September 26, 2018 by


 
Amazon Echo Auto

Amazon Echo Auto gives nearly any car Alexa capability

Amazon's family of Alexa-connected devices is ready for a road trip. The online retailer and technology company announced Thursday its Echo Auto, which brings Alexa and its... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
 

 
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