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, drive and swim, said the automaker in...

Renault Selects HP Private Cloud

French automaker Renault has selected an HP Utility Services solution to support the development of new telematics services for its electric cars, in a pay-as-you-go financial model. Renault selected HP Enterprise Cloud Services...

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 part of the partnership, Toyota Financial Services...

Renovo, Velodyne ink LiDAR partnership

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

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 around the world. Alongside our pioneering role in...

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 disabled community. This agreement will help DEKA...

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 embedded operating system, says the company. It...

SoundHound, Hyundai extend automotive partnership

SoundHound has inked a partnership with Hyundai, to embed its music application into select Hyundai vehicles worldwide.

Honda signs autonomous driving deal with Chinese AI company SenseTime

Chinese artificial intelligence company SenseTime has signed a long-term development agreement with Japanese car manufacturer Honda, to build cars with autonomous driving.

Maserati appoints Accenture Interactive as digital agency

Luxury vehicle manufacturer Maserati has appointed Accenture Interactive as its global agency across all digital channels.

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 Universal Routing Engine (URE) and Delphi’s automated...

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 the terms of the agreement, Innoviz's LiDAR...

Polaris selects JDA Software for supply chain overhaul

Polaris, a manufacturer of snowmobiles, ATV, and neighborhood electric vehicles, has selected JDA Software for a multi-phase supply chain transformation initiative.

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 MapAnything Live to GM Fleet customers available...

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, Microsoft will provide global scale for Apollo...