Another day, another major auto manufacturer announcing plans for a self-driving vehicle: this time it’s Volvo, which says it will offer a fully autonomous car to luxury buyers in five years. 194 more words
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Well, that was quick: shortly after a report from the Financial Times hit the news cycle today saying that Apple was in talks to buy McLaren, the automaker says that’s not happening. 268 more words
With ambitions of self-driving cars, Uber is headed to Motor City.
On Monday, Sherif Marakby, the ride-hailing company’s vice president of global vehicle programs, announced that Uber will be opening a facility in the Detroit area “in the coming months,” according to the… 217 more words
Opel skipped the standard TV commercial replete with slow-motion shots of drifting vehicles and scenic drives along the coast, or a curving mountain road, and opted instead for a more compelling series of images: men’s crotches. 346 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — Every nine days or so, somewhere in the United States, a child is left alone in a hot car and dies, and now grieving parents are among those pushing for a bill that would force auto makers to install preventive technology. 52 more words