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, say the companies. Drivers will not need...

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 companies are developing an AI self-driving car computer...

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 customary regulatory approvals and is expected to...

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 a technology partner to McLaren-Honda. Over the course...

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...

Renovo, Velodyne ink LiDAR partnership

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

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...

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.

SoundHound, Hyundai extend automotive partnership

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

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...

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...

BlackBerry, Baidu collaborating on autonomous vehicle technology

BlackBerry and Baidu will collaborate to accelerate the deployment of connected and autonomous vehicle technology for automotive OEMs and suppliers.

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...

Maserati appoints Accenture Interactive as digital agency

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