Automotive

Baidu to use Microsoft cloud for self-driving cars outside of China

The self-driving car alliance formed by Chinese Internet search giant Baidu will be using Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform. As a member of the Apollo alliance,...

General Motors inks agreement with MapAnything

General Motors has inked a strategic agreement with MapAnything, a geo-productivity software company funded by Salesforce Ventures. Under the terms of the agreement, GM has launched...

Autoliv to develop, market LiDAR sensors with Velodyne

Automotive safety systems company Autoliv has signed an agreement with Velodyne, where the company will develop auto-grade LiDAR sensors using Velodyne's 3D software technology and...

Volvo, Nvidia developing AI software for self-driving cars

Volvo Cars and Autoliv are teaming up with Nvidia to develop advanced systems and software for AI self-driving cars, the companies announced on Tuesday. The...

Jaguar invests in Lyft; inks autonomous vehicle partnership

InMotion, Jaguar Land Rover’s mobility services business, has announced a $25 million investment in rideshare company Lyft. This investment will support Lyft’s expansion and technology...

Transdev, Delphi partnering on automated transport system

Mobility services company Transdev and Delphi Automotive have inked a commercial partnership to develop a fully-automated, mobility-on-demand (AMoD) transport system. The system will utilize Transdev...

BlackBerry launches software for autonomous vehicle security

BlackBerry has launched the QNX Hypervisor 2.0. This real-time Type 1 Hypervisor based on QNX SDP 7.0, is BlackBerry's most advanced and secure 64-bit...

MTS , McLaren collaborate to develop vehicle dynamics simulation

MTS Systems and McLaren Applied Technologies have collaborated to develop an all-electric automotive driving simulator. The Vehicle Dynamics Simulator (VDS) will be used by...

Bosch, Nvidia developing AI self-driving systems for mass market cars

Bosch says it is working with Nvidia to develop artificial intelligence self-driving systems for mass market cars. According to a statement from Nvidia, the two...

Ford and University of Michigan partner; automaker leasing robotics lab

Ford will lease the fourth floor of a planned robotics laboratory at the University of Michigan. The new laboratory is expected to have space where machines walk, fly,...

McLaren-Honda signs NTT Communications as technology partner

McLaren-Honda, the British Formula One team based at the McLaren Technology Centre, Woking, Surrey, England, and NTT Group have inked a three-year technology partnership. Under the agreement, NTT Communications becomes...

Verizon acquires connected intelligence company Telogis

Verizon has signed an agreement to purchase privately-held Telogis. The Aliso Viejo, California-based company provides connected intelligence and fleet management software. The acquisition is subject to...

Volkswagen Invests $300M In Gett

Automaker Volkswagen has made a strategic investment of $300 million in ride-hailing service Gett. The Israeli startup is available in more than 60 cities...

Toyota, Uber Sign MoU To Explore Ridesharing Collaboration

Toyota and Uber have entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore collaboration, starting with trials in countries where ridesharing is expanding. As...

Toyota Partners With Segway Founder For Standing Wheelchair

Toyota Motor North America is joining forces with DEKA Research and Development, the company founded by Segway inventor Dean Kamen, to support mobility solutions for the...