Mobility

Tesla Tops 1 Billion Miles of Autonomous Driving

January 04, 2019 at 3:10 PM

Tesla Inc. vehicles have accumulated more than 1 billion miles of driving under control of the company’s semi-autonomous AutoPilot system, according to an MIT researcher.

Cruise Self-Driving Cars Test Food Deliveries

January 04, 2019 at 10:45 AM

General Motors Co.'s Cruise autonomous vehicle unit is teaming up with DoorDash Inc., a San Francisco-based food delivery service, to test self-driving cars.

VW Buys Volvo Truck’s WirelessCar Unit

December 19, 2018 at 12:50 PM

Volkswagen AG has agreed to buy 75% of truckmaker AB Volvo's connected vehicle services unit for 1.1 billion kronor ($122 million).

Uber Cleared to Test Self-Driving Cars in Pa. Again

December 19, 2018 at 12:25 PM

Uber Inc. has been approved by the state of Pennsylvania to resume on-road testing of its autonomous-driving technology after a nine-month suspension.

BMW, Daimler Ready to Launch Joint Mobility Company

December 19, 2018 at 11:06 AM

BMW AG and Daimler AG have received regulatory approvals to combine their ride-sharing, car-sharing, parking and electric charging services under one smartphone app.

Musk Demos Boring Transit Tunnel

December 19, 2018 at 10:11 AM

Tesla CEO Elon Musk's 2-year-old Boring Co. has demonstrated its first proof-of-concept transit tunnel.

Kroger Launches Autonomous Grocery Delivery Service

December 18, 2018 at 3:22 PM

The Kroger Co. and Nuro Inc. have launched a grocery delivery service in Scottsdale, Az., that uses the Silicon Valley startup’s fully autonomous R1 pods.

Audi Taps Luminar for Lidar in Self-Driving Test Fleet

December 18, 2018 at 9:18 AM

Audi AG’s Autonomous Intelligent Driving subsidiary is using Luminar Technologies Inc.’s lidar in prototype self-driving vehicles to identify and track surrounding objects.

Aptiv Opens Las Vegas Tech Center for Autonomous Vehicles

December 17, 2018 at 10:03 AM

Aptiv plc has added a fourth technical center for self-driving vehicles, this time in Las Vegas.

Hope Fades for U.S. Autonomous-Vehicle Law

December 17, 2018 at 12:07 AM

The lame-duck 115th Congress has failed to pass legislation this year that would set rules for testing and deploying self-driving cars in the U.S.

BMW Debuts Premium Ride-Hailing Service in Chengdu

December 14, 2018 at 1:44 PM

BMW AG is using 5 Series sedans to debut its premium-level Ride-Hailing service in Chengdu, China.

Bosch Showcases Tech in Autonomous Shuttle

December 14, 2018 at 8:46 AM

Robert Bosch GmbH has developed a self-driving shuttle concept that the supplier will publicly unveil at next month’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.