Tech

Novelis Touts Aluminum EV Battery Case

May 01, 2019 at 9:00 AM

Atlanta-based Novelis Inc. says it has developed the industry’s first battery case made from sheet aluminum.

FCA to Blend Google, Samsung In-Car Connectivity Platforms

April 30, 2019 at 1:21 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV has chosen connectivity platforms from Google and Samsung for its vehicles worldwide.

Ford Adds Amazon In-Car Delivery Service

April 30, 2019 at 12:37 PM

Ford Motor Co. is partnering with Amazon.com to offer package deliveries directly to owners’ vehicles.

Cadillac to Upgrade Super Cruise Tech

April 30, 2019 at 6:32 AM

General Motors Co.’s Cadillac unit will introduce an upgraded version of its Super Cruise semi-autonomous driving system next year as it expands availability of the technology throughout its lineup by 2021.

JLR Tests “Smart Wallet” Tech

April 29, 2019 at 1:57 PM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is testing a blockchain-based software that drivers can use to receive crypto-currency credits for sharing road information about traffic, nearby emergency vehicles and potholes.

All Future Mercedes AMG Models to Get AWD

April 29, 2019 at 10:35 AM

Daimler AG’s Mercedes-AMG performance unit will standardize all-wheel drive on all next-generation vehicles.

U.S. Opens Criminal Probe into Ford Emission Testing

April 26, 2019 at 9:51 AM

The U.S. Dept. of Justice has launched a criminal investigation into Ford Motor Co.’s emission testing methods.

IIHS Calls for Improved Rear-Seat Protection

April 25, 2019 at 1:08 PM

Carmakers need to improve the safety restraints they install for rear seat passengers, says the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Ford Joins Amazon Connectivity Platform

April 24, 2019 at 11:13 AM

Ford Motor Co. and its Autonomic affiliate have signed a multi-year deal to work with Amazon Web Services on connected vehicle technologies.

Partners Launch HD Mapping Platform

April 23, 2019 at 4:49 PM

California-based chipmaker Ambarella Inc. and Chinese startup Momenta have developed a high-definition mapping platform for autonomous vehicles.

Ford Debuts Anti-Theft Key Fob in U.K.

April 22, 2019 at 1:45 PM

Ford Motor Co has developed a new system to help prevent unauthorized users from hacking into electronic key fobs.

Hyundai Touts Smartphone App for EV Settings

April 22, 2019 at 10:35 AM

Hyundai Motor Group says it has developed a smartphone app that will allow users to create and share various performance settings they can apply to other electric vehicles.