Wireless EV Charging Goes Mainstream

Wireless charging will debut as an option in some electric cars in 2018, says Chris Borroni-Bird, vice president of strategic development at Qualcomm Technologies Inc., a company that has helped pioneer the technology.

Waymo Heads to Atlanta for Autonomous Testing

January 22, 2018 at 3:06 PM

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit is adding Atlanta to the list of cities in which the company is testing its self-driving vehicle technology.

Stirling Moss Bids Adieu

January 22, 2018 at 1:01 PM

Motorsports legend Stirling Moss is shutting down his website and retiring from public life, his son Elliot announced over the weekend.

Renault Zoe EV Braces for Tougher Competition

January 22, 2018 at 12:29 AM

Renault SA aims to cut costs and pursue next-generation batteries to help its best-selling Zoe electric supermini face a flood of competitors that will begin late this year.

GM, Waymo Race to the Lead in Autonomous Vehicle Rankings

January 19, 2018 at 10:30 AM

Navigant Consulting Inc.’s latest autonomous vehicle report ranks General Motors and Google’s Waymo unit in a “dead heat” when it comes to leadership in developing and deploying self-driving cars.

Tech Startup Poni.ai Secures $112 Million in Funding

January 19, 2018 at 6:35 AM

Pony.ai, a Silicon Valley-based startup that is testing self-driving cars on public roads in California and China, says it raised $112 million in a Series A funding round that closed earlier this month.

Toyota Aims to Cut Fuel Cell Costs 75% by 2025

January 19, 2018 at 3:39 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. expects to slash core component costs for its fuel-cell system 50% by 2020 and 75% by 2025.

PSA to Electrify Fleet by 2025

January 18, 2018 at 12:30 AM

PSA Group is the latest major carmaker to announce plans to offer electrified powertrain in all its cars and light trucks.

Hyundai Plans $22 Billion Technology Spending Binge

January 17, 2018 at 8:14 PM

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will invest 23 trillion won ($22 billion) over the next five years on self-driving vehicle technologies and electric powertrains.

Carmera Wins Inaugural AutoMobili-D Innovation Award

January 17, 2018 at 5:45 PM

Carmera, a New York City-based developer of 3D maps, received the “Best of Show” award for mobility innovation at the AutoMobili-D tech expo in conjunction with this week’s Detroit auto show.

Driving into the Future

By: Gary S. Vasilash - January 16, 2018 at 6:00 AM

“Autonomous driving, zero tailpipe emission mobility and digital networking are virtually impossible without advances in AI and deep learning.”

BMW, Mercedes Plan to Test Car Subscription Services in U.S.

January 16, 2018 at 12:14 AM

BMW AG and rival Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit tell Automotive News they expect to test car subscriptions in the U.S.

Magna Touts Next-Gen Radar

January 15, 2018 at 6:49 PM

Magna International Inc. says its new Icon radar technology is faster, more accurate and can assess more objects than current automotive radar.