Tech

Great Wall to Invest in German Hydrogen Fueling Venture

November 01, 2018 at 2:17 AM

China’s Great Wall Motor Co. has agreed to invest in H2 Mobility Deutschland GmbH, which is developing a network of hydrogen fueling stations across Germany.

Hyundai/Kia Vehicles to Offer Solar Panels

October 31, 2018 at 11:10 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. and its Kia Motor Corp. affiliate will begin offering solar charging panels on select models next year.

German Partners Target Automotive Blockchain Applications

October 30, 2018 at 12:10 PM

Chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG and startup Xain AG plan to work together to develop and commercialize blockchain-based technologies for automotive applications.

Camaro Concept Previews New EV Architecture

October 30, 2018 at 11:10 AM

General Motors Co.’s Chevrolet unit unveiled an all-electric concept of the COPO drag-racing version of the Camaro sports coupe ahead of this week’s Specialty Equipment Market Assn. show in Las Vegas.

Tesla Autopilot Gains Lane-Changing, Nav Capabilities

October 29, 2018 at 3:11 PM

Tesla Inc. is updating its semiautonomous Autopilot system to include lane-changing and highway guidance capabilities.

Autonomous-Vehicle Research at Michigan State

October 29, 2018 at 2:12 AM

Michigan State University is conducting multi-disciplinary research on autonomous driving that includes a self-driving-shuttle service for students.

Chevy Blazer Tapped for Next EcoCar Challenge

October 25, 2018 at 3:38 PM

Student teams from 12 universities will modify a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer crossover vehicle in the next EcoCar Challenge.

Report: Nvidia to Supply Self-Driving-Tech for Isuzu Trucks

October 25, 2018 at 10:16 AM

Isuzu Motors Ltd. reportedly is in final negotiations with Nvidia Corp. to use the California-based chipmaker’s self-driving-car technology for commercial vehicles, The Nikkei reports.

Tesla Drops Full Self-Driving Tech Option

October 22, 2018 at 2:23 AM

Tesla Inc. has stopped promoting yet-to-be-developed “full self-driving” capability for its electric cars.

Europe Poised to Approve Wi-Fi Over G5 for Connectivity

October 19, 2018 at 4:39 PM

The European Commission is preparing to unveil draft legislation next month that would approve vehicle connectivity that uses high-speed wi-fi technology rather than next-generation cellular networks.

TenCate to Supply Composites for Aston Martin Valkyrie

October 18, 2018 at 5:24 PM

California-based TenCate Advanced Composites, which is part of Japan’s Toray Group, says it will supply carbon fiber and other composite materials for Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd.’s upcoming Valkyrie hypercar. 

Daimler Invests in New Zealand HMI Firm

October 18, 2018 at 2:34 PM

Daimler AG is making an unspecified investment in Soul Machines Ltd., a New Zealand-based company that specializes in digital personal assistant systems.