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Lidar Supplier Luminar Adds Auto Veterans as Production Nears

Team will support 2022 launch with Volvo Cars

Business

Nuro Partners with CVS on Autonomous Vehicle Tests

Robo vehicles to deliver prescription medicine in Houston

Business

Four Auto Companies Rank Among the World's Most Ethical

GM and Cooper Standard make the list for the first time, joining long-running honorees Aptiv and Cummins

Car/Ride Sharing

Aptiv at the Airport in Vegas

Maybe the cab line will be a little shorter. . .

Hybrid

Hyundai/Kia to Spend Big on EVs, Mobility

The Korea-based company is making a big commitment. Make that BIG.

Car/Ride Sharing

Self-Driving Bimmers Rate High with Lyft Riders

Lyft Inc. says ride-hailing customers in Las Vegas who try the company’s autonomous BMW 540i cars rate them an average 4.97 out of 5.

Quality

Lyft Expands Autonomous Vehicle Testing

Lyft Inc. is opening its own test track for autonomous vehile, expanding its engineering team and adding more vehicles to its test fleet.

Quality

Hyundai to Test Robo-Taxis in California

Next week Hyundai Motor Co. will begin testing a robo-taxi service in Irvine, Calif.

Autonomous Vehicles

Apple Co-Founder: Robo-Cars Unlikely Anytime Soon

Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak, once a proponent of autonomous vehicles, now doubts the technology will be available within his lifetime.

Hybrid

Hyundai to Invest $35 Billion on Advanced Mobility

Hyundai Motor Group plans to invest 41 trillion won ($34.6 billion) over the next six years to develop next-generation mobility technologies and services.

Infrastructure

Hyundai Invests in AI-Based Mapping Startup

Hyundai Motor Co. is making an undisclosed investment in Netradyne Inc., a San Diego-based startup that uses cameras with artificial intelligence to help map roads for autonomous driving systems.  

The Age of Restructuring

As technology disruption drastically changes the automotive landscape over the course of the next decade, nearly all automotive-related businesses will face major restructuring.

Autonomous Vehicles

Zoox to Add Autonomous Testing in Las Vegas

California-based autonomous-car startup Zoox Inc. plans to begin testing self-driving electric vehicles in Las Vegas.   

Autonomous Vehicles

Hyundai and Aptiv Going for Levels 4 and 5

Creating a $4-billion joint venture (JV) for autonomous vehicle (AV) tech

Autonomous Vehicles

Hyundai to Mass-Produce Robo Cars in 2024

Hyundai Motor Co. says it will begin high-volume production of Level 4 driverless vehicles within five years.

Business

Hyundai, Aptiv Form Autonomous Vehicle JV

Hyundai Motor Group and Aptiv plc have announced a 50:50 joint venture set up to design and develop technologies for self-driving cars.

Autonomous Vehicles

Bizarre Notions of Self-Driving Cars

What do Americans think about the likelihood of climbing into a robot car?

The Advantage of Data Monetization

The automotive supplier business model is evolving quickly from just software to data that can be monetized and has the potential to create significant competitive barriers.

Car/Ride Sharing

Lyft Shares Autonomous-Car Test Data

Lyft Inc. has released research data from self-driving vehicle sensors and mapping systems.  

Autonomous Vehicles

Why Detroit Needs the Valley—and Vice Versa

Anyone can see the looming changes facing global automakers who are grappling with new technologies, stricter emissions standards, and apps that are turning car buyers into renters (or simply riders). Automobiles are increasingly becoming connected, electrified, and autonomous supercomputers on wheels.

Design

Advance and Retract

“It speaks a lot of the advantages of having a tremendous amount of vertical integration to allow you to do concurrent engineering.”

Hybrid

Winning in the Future Automotive Market

As the automotive industry races toward the overall electrification, autonomy, and connectivity of vehicles, the related technologies are transforming from predominantly hardware-based systems to software-driven electronics.

Car/Ride Sharing

Singapore Teams People and Tech in "Smart Nation" Initiatives

Thanks to strong government support, Singapore has become a leader in the development, testing and implementation of self-driving vehicles, ride-sharing, mobility-as-a-service and a host of smart city initiatives. 

Propulsion

Tenneco Powertrain Nabs 2 PACE Innovation Awards

The winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) for innovation consisted of 13 suppliers from around the world.