The car companies talking the most about self-driving cars tomorrow are aiming to stir vehicles sales today.
Federal regulators are close to deciding whether to mandate dedicated short-range communications for U.S. autos.
The driverless-car designer says the human driver is the biggest danger in autonomous vehicles.
We’ve surrendered out digital lives to Google. Next up: Our spare time while commuting.
Ride sharing services are doing more than disrupting taxis—they’re recreating big corporate auto fleets on a piecemeal basis.
High-performance system-on-a-chip processors are leaping from the desktop to the blacktop.
The latest Japanese concept cars, on display at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, ride like horses and soar like birds.
Turning real-world driving into a game without distracting folks behind the wheel is tougher than it sounds.
Take one of the world’s simplest machines. Add GPS, WiFi and open source development to make it kick ass.
Sharing Scion iQ EVs means employees can leave a car at home.
The automaker is betting on 3D scanners as the key to autonomous vehicles.
Finally, an answer to the question “Dude, where’s my car?”
The vibe of Ford’s small outpost in the heart of Palo Alto is straight-up Silicon Valley start-up: empty cubes, diagrams scribbled on wall-sized whiteboards, and a lounge with multiple game stations. (I didn’t see a foosball table.) T.J. Giuli, the guy in charge, sports a ponytail and goatee – and holds a Ph.D. in computer science from nearby…
Tech entrepreneur Jim Disanto sees the automobile as the next great platform for connectivity. “There are a more than a billion cars in the world,” he said. “Every automotive OEM and Tier 1 supplier will tell you that within three years, every car will need connected systems, or you’re not going to be able to sell it.” That, Disanto…
A not-so-futuristic world in which drivers, cars and roads operate in a highly connected network of instantaneous data got one step closer to reality today.
You might see your car as a means of transportation or a reflection of your lifestyle. But Verizon views the automobile as a giant mobile data device on wheels. That’s why it recently announced a $612 million cash deal that will make it the first carrier to own one of the major companies that connect cars to wireless networks.