Mercedes, Nvidia to Partner on Integrated Processor

January 09, 2019 at 9:59 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-Benz unit is working with chipmaker Nvidia Corp. to develop an in-vehicle supercomputer that can manage multiple vehicles systems, including advanced user interfaces and autonomous driving technologies.

Toyota Pushes Its Driver Assist System as Rival to Waymo

January 08, 2019 at 6:31 PM

Experts say Toyota Motor Corp.’s offer to market its Guardian driver assist technology to other carmakers is a bid to set a de facto industry standard for the way future cars operate under human or robotic control.

Interactive Seating from Leggett & Platt

January 07, 2019 at 1:10 AM

Leggett & Platt Automotive Group supplies the auto industry with a wide range of power-actuated features that make car seats more comfortable.

Delphi, TomTom Partner on Real-Time Mapping Apps

January 04, 2019 at 12:28 PM

Delphi Technologies plc is partnering with TomTom International BV on electronic and software applications aimed at improving fuel efficiency.

Porsche Uses Natural-Fiber Composites in Cayman Race Car

January 04, 2019 at 11:07 AM

Porsche AG says its new 718 Cayman GT4 Clubsport is the first production race car to use body panels made of natural-fiber composite materials.

Aptiv Partners with Startup on AI-Based Driver Sensors

January 03, 2019 at 6:03 PM

Aptiv plc has signed a partnership agreement with Affectiva, a Boston-based startup specializing in artificial intelligence, to bring advanced driver sensors to market.

Toyota Readies New Autonomous-Driving Development Car

January 03, 2019 at 3:23 PM

Toyota Motor Corp. will unveil an updated research vehicle for the development of advanced semi- and fully autonomous driving systems at next week’s CES electronics show in Las Vegas.

Hyundai Aims to Merge Automated Valet, Wireless Charging

January 03, 2019 at 11:19 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motors affiliate are developing a system that can autonomously park a vehicle and utilize a wireless charging station.

Volvo to Offer Driver-Facing Cameras

January 03, 2019 at 8:07 AM

Volvo Car Corp. will offer driver-facing, in-vehicle cameras as an option in select markets later this year.

Advanced Electronics at Hella

December 31, 2018 at 1:44 AM

Hella Group may be best-known for its vehicle lighting products, and it continues to innovate in that market with such technologies as matrix beam lighting.

BASF Touts Lidar-Friendly Coatings

December 20, 2018 at 4:10 PM

Chemical giant BASF SE says it has developed a coating technology to help lidar sensors in autonomous cars better detect nearby dark-colored vehicles.

VW Brand Predicts €1 Billion Revenue from Online Services

December 20, 2018 at 1:06 PM

Volkswagen AG’s VW brand says it expects to generate €1 billion ($1.1 billion) in annual revenue by 2025 from the global wireless services network it is building.