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Kitty Hawk Flyer

Kitty Hawk Flyer ready for production

As major cities continue to become more crowded, a number of firms, big and small, are in a race to deliver to the market small, low-noise aircraft that can be used to beat the traffic. One of these is America's Kitty Hawk, which on Thursday unveiled the production-ready version of its Flyer. Kitty... read more

June 8, 2018 by
 
2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Partially self-driving Jeep Grand Cherokees may start arriving in 2020

The 2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee may be Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' first mass-market vehicle available to buyers with Level 2 self-driving tech, company executives announced on... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron replaces side mirrors with cameras

Audi e-tron will use cameras in place of side mirrors, but not in US

Audi's first battery-electric crossover will also usher in radical new technology for the automotive industry. The production e-tron electric crossover will ditch traditional... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
California digital license plate

California will begin testing digital license plates that cost $700

California will become the first state to test digital license plates after state officials agreed to introduce the technology. To start, the city will take delivery of 24... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

FCA in talks to use Waymo self-driving tech in showroom-bound models

Waymo is making huge strides in the race to develop a safe and robust self-driving service. The Alphabet-owned company formerly known as the Google Self-Driving Car Project... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

GM's self-driving car business receives $2.25B from world's biggest tech fund

General Motors' self-driving car business (GM Cruise) has been given a huge vote of confidence by SoftBank Vision Fund. The fund, which controls more than $100 billion in... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
BMW self-driving car demonstration

BMW explains the 5 levels of self-driving capability

A lot of companies are working on self-driving cars but the day when we all hurry around in pods without steering wheels is a long way off. In the meantime, self-driving... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
Jaguar Land Rover off-roading self-driving technology

Jaguar Land Rover developing self-driving system for off-roading

Jaguar Land Rover is in the process of developing self-driving technology that can handle any type of terrain or weather a vehicle may encounter. The automaker that builds... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
Porsche augmented reality glasses for technicians

Porsche begins rolling out augmented reality technology for dealership technicians

Making good on its promise last year, Porsche will begin equipping its dealership technicians with augmented reality (AR) glasses this week. According to Porsche's Tuesday... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW 530e iPerformance wireless charging

BMW first on the market with wireless charger for cars

BMW on Monday announced availability of a new wireless charging system, making it the first automaker to bring the technology to market. (Mercedes-Benz also plans one for its... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
2015 Audi A8’s sequential turn signal

How much does it cost to use your turn signals?

We'll state it upfront: it doesn't cost a lot to use turn signals, so drivers should absolutely take advantage of them. With that out of the way, the video above goes through... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Uber self-driving car

NTSB reports self-driving Uber spotted pedestrian before crash, but didn't brake

A preliminary report released Thursday by the National Transportation Safety Bureau determined that a self-driving Volvo equipped with Uber's self-driving sensors spotted a... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
Zenvo TSR-S at the track

Watch the Zenvo TSR-S supercar's crazy rear wing in action

Zenvo showed up at this year's Geneva auto show with a new street-legal version of its TSR track machine. Called the TSR-S, the car is simply pure aggression, from its... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
VW MOIA ride-sharing concept car

Report: Apple to use VW vans for first self-driving service

Apple and the Volkswagen Group have reportedly forged a deal that will see VW's Transporter van, the modern version of the iconic Microbus, used by Apple for its first... read more May 24, 2018 by


 
Why expensive cars aren't always reliable

Here's why expensive cars aren't always reliable

When you think about expensive automobiles, there's one data point that doesn't often enter into the discussion. That would be reliability. It seems the more you spend on a... read more May 23, 2018 by


 
Mobileye logo

Mobileye self-driving car runs red light during public demo

Companies continue to race at lightspeed to bring self-driving cars to market, but along the way, the robo cars have had their fair share of incidents. The latest error... read more May 22, 2018 by


 
 

 
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