Automotive

Renovo, Velodyne ink LiDAR partnership

Renovo, Velodyne partnering to include Velodyne LiDAR as the preferred sensor provider for AWare powered highly automated vehicles.

AutoNation signs vehicle maintenance deal with Waymo

Automotive retailer AutoNation has partnered with Waymo, the self-driving technology company from the Alphabet stable, in a multi-year agreement to support its autonomous vehicle program. AutoNation...

Delphi to acquire nuTonomy for $450 million

Delphi Automotive has signed an agreement to acquire nuTonomy for an upfront purchase price of $400 million and earn-outs totaling approximately $50 million. The transaction...

LeasePlan, TomTom ink telematics partnership

Fleet management company LeasePlan has inked a collaboration with TomTom Telematics; under the terms of which LeasePlan customers will be able to access TomTom’s advanced...

BMW to integrate Amazon Alexa into vehicles

Amazon and BMW are working together to bring Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, to BMW and Mini vehicles. The integration will be available starting mid-2018,...

Delphi signs LiDAR deal with Innoviz

Delphi Automotive has signed a commercial partnership agreement with Innoviz Technologies, an Israeli-based company developing LiDAR technology for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Under...

Fiat Chrysler joins BMW, Intel, Mobileye to build driverless cars

Fiat Chrysler is joining BMW, Intel and Mobileye to build driverless cars. The companies have signed a memorandum of understanding on autonomous driving, which...

Globetouch, Verizon Telematics working with General Motors for OnStar

Globetouch and Verizon Telematics say they are planning to launch upgraded network solutions, that will be used by General Motors for OnStar’s connected vehicle...

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...