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Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn said that he welcomes Apple entering the EV market during his Mobile World Congress keynote because more acceptance of the models helps every automaker in the segment. He also updated suggested a slightly longer timeline to get autonomous vehicles on the road.

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BluepointLondon Takes Over Chargers; EDI Converts Pickups To PHEVs

Nissan and Endesa plan mass-market vehicle-to-grid offering Europe. Despite reports, BMW says Apple won't base its electric car on the i3. BluepointLondont is taking over EV charger management from Transport for London. EDI converts light-duty GM pickups to plug-in hybrids.

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Insurance companies are starting to consider the potentially massive implications that autonomous vehicles could have on the auto industry. There are also major questions about liability still be to answered.

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The BH03 Tire Concept Remains A Fanciful Idea, But A Cool One

Goodyear is imagining the future of tire technology with two concepts at the Geneva Motor Show. Its BH03 generates electricity to help provide power to a vehicle, and the Triple Tube actively adapts the pressure to the road.

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Ahead of autonomous vehicles, lightweighting, and hydrogen fuel cells, the MIT Technology Review puts vehicle-to-vehicle communications on its list of Ten Breakthrough Technologies of 2015. But with car hacking making more headlines more frequently, will V2V be just another way to for your car to be remotely commandeered?

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The Edag Light Cocoon is meant as a way for the German engineering firm to show off its lightweight, 3d printing tech, but by lighting the translucent fabric that's stretched over the skeletal structure, it really gets a chance to shine.

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Italdesign Giugiaro Gea imagines a future fully electric luxury sedan with a motor powering each wheel. It's also meant to be completely autonomous and envisions the future where drivers are no longer necessary.

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Demand for the Toyota Mirai is higher than the company says it anticipated, but the wait to get one in Japan reportedly sits at over two years. With Toyota's slow pace of production, the early success might hurt the sedan's prospects in the long run.

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Work Continues By Hyperloop Transportation Technologies

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies intends to build a five-mile circuit next year as the centerpiece of a planned community in California. The short course wouldn't allow for the high speeds that could be possible from a longer design, but it allows the company to work out pod designs.

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Insiders claim that Apple is aiming for 2020 to launch its car, and the company reportedly has around 200 people working on the project.

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Volvo is hard at work on its autonomous driving technologies, with a staggering array of sensors and systems working in tandem to drive an actual car through real-world traffic. And it aims to put them on the road in a pilot project in Gothenburg within two years.

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Apple has been mum on whether it's building a car or not, but that isn't stoping industry figures from weighing in on the so-called Project Titan.

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Pavegen Tiles Would Even Generate Electricity From Walkers

The design firm Gensler won an award for its proposal called the Underline to convert unused rail tunnels underneath London into routes for pedestrians and cyclists. The pathways would generate some of their own electricity from special tiles that collect the kinetic energy from people walking on them.

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Rinspeed has once again brought together a coalition of suppliers to create something unique for the Geneva Motor Show, this time based on the BMW i3 and packed with autonomous tech.

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The autonomous Audi TTS developed by engineers from Stanford University recently went to Thunderhill Raceway to lap the track without a driver inside. It also turned a faster lap than an amateur racing driver.

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Daimler boss Dietzer Zetsche doesn't think Google is serious about actually building cars and is just investigating how people use vehicles. He said he sees opportunities to work with the search giant in the future but thinks there is a possibly antagonistic relationship when it comes to data privacy.

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BMW has been providing the safety cars for the MotoGP series for 16 years now, but this latest M4 outfitted for duty also packs an innovative water injection system to optimize combustion that could see implementation on production models in the near future.

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Apple has filed for a patent to let your smartphone also act as a car key. While some automakers have apps that already do that, this solution lets users selectively share the functionality with other devices.

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Attention Marty McFly, Your Hoverboard Has Finally Arrived

The Hendo Hoverboard uses magnets to repel about an inch above a conductive surface, and we got the chance to ride it and to glimpse the future of board sports.

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In Miami, Law-Enforcement Officers Concerned Over Heightened Risk

Police officers in one major U.S. city are fighting back against Waze, a popular mobile app that reveals their locations to motorists.

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SUV, Pickup Truck And Luxury Car All Snag Trophies

The three big winners at the Washington Auto Show were the Jeep Grand Cherokee EcoDiesel (2015 Green SUV of the Year), the BMW i8 (2015 Luxury Green Car of the Year) and the Ford F-150 (2015 Green Car Technology Award).

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