Mobility

Volvo Trucks Teams with Nvidia on Autonomous Tech

June 18, 2019 at 8:50 AM

Truckmaker AB Volvo is using chipmaker Nvidia Corp.’s artificial intelligence processing technology to further develop, test and operate self-driving trucks.

Mobileye Tests Autonomous Vehicles in Israel

June 18, 2019 at 6:05 AM

Intel Corp.’s Mobileye unit is testing self-driving cars in Israel and aims to launch an autonomous taxi service there in 2020.

Nuro to Test Autonomous Pizza Delivery with Domino’s

June 17, 2019 at 3:11 PM

Silicon Valley startup Nuro Inc. and Domino's Pizza Inc. plan to launch a pilot program this autumn that will use self-driving vehicles to deliver pizza orders to customer homes.

Ford Begins Testing Autonomous Cars in Detroit

June 17, 2019 at 3:46 AM

Ford Motor Co.’s Argo AI unit has begun testing third-generation automated cars in Detroit.

Startup Tests Remote Controlled Driverless Truck

June 14, 2019 at 12:48 PM

Starsky Robotics, a three-year-old San Francisco-based startup, tested an autonomous and remote-controlled heavy-duty truck this week at 55 mph on a closed section of a highway near Tampa, Fla.

Michigan R&D Program Targets Israeli Startups

June 14, 2019 at 9:38 AM

As part of its PlanetM mobility initiative, the Michigan Economic Development Corp.  has created a new program to attract Israel-based tech startups to test emerging technologies in Michigan.   

Florida Okays Autonomous Vehicles with No Drivers

June 14, 2019 at 4:47 AM

Florida has enacted a law that allows fully autonomous vehicles to be operated on public roads with no human driver on board.

Uber Debuts “Qute”-based Ride-Hailing Service in India

June 13, 2019 at 1:18 PM

Uber Technologies Inc. has launched a low-priced ride-hailing service in Bengaluru, India, that uses tiny vehicles touted as “greener” than cars and more comfortable than three-wheel rickshaws.

Next-Gen Renault Zoe Built for Sharing

June 13, 2019 at 7:31 AM

Renault SA plans to offer built-in car-sharing software in its next-generation Zoe supermini electric car, which is due to bow early next decade.

Hyundai-Kia Expands Partnership with Aurora

June 13, 2019 at 6:42 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motors Corp. affiliate have made an unspecified investment in Aurora Innovation Inc., a Silicon Valley-based startup specializing in machine learning and artificial intelligence for self-driving cars.

Reports: Ford, VW Near Deal on Autonomous Cars

June 12, 2019 at 12:16 PM

Talks between Ford Motor Co. and Volkswagen AG on autonomous vehicles could culminate with a comprehensive partnership involving Ford’s Argo AI unit as early as next month.

Uber, Volvo Unveil “Production-Ready” Autonomous Car

June 12, 2019 at 11:21 AM

Volvo Car Corp. and ride-hailing giant Uber Technologies Inc. took the wraps off the latest version of their jointly developed prototype self-driving vehicle.